The families of the 11 killed have been asking the International Olympic Committee for this gesture of respect for decades, but until now have been turned down.
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“Our goal is to be on every campus,” says program co-founder Brian Blehar—“to arm the kids with the facts” and with the ability to defend themselves.
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District Attorney Eric Gonzalez named the defendants as Daniel Shaukat, 20, of Bensonhurst; Haider Anjam, 21, of Midwood; and Ashan Azad 19, also of Midwood.
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“Israel is a rainbow nation. Every person can be themselves,” said Miguel, a student at Gonzaga University in Washington, D.C.
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Pastor John Hagee was the main draw with his spirited sermons and preacher’s delivery, though former Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley proved a powerful voice for the Jewish state.
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Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan agreed to be in contact and to meet in the future.
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he will direct the state’s Hate Crimes Task Force to help investigate the incident.
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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken highlighted the global challenges for democracy, the plight of political prisoners around the world and the importance of combating anti-Semitism in all of its forms.
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Berta Balilti said seeing photos of brides-to-be trying on gowns was “very exciting.”
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The Museum for Islamic Art features ornately decorated cups without handles used for Turkish coffee on display next to larger china cups used by the French elite. One features a mustache-shaped bar in the cup opening designed to protect the facial hair of the drinker.
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Sports served as a bridge between the Jewish and non-Jewish worlds.
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The Barça Legends lost their game against Real Madrid 2-3.
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“By virtue of its wayward subsidiary, Unilever—a massive international conglomerate—risks potentially crushing financial consequences in terms of its ability to receive investments from, or do business with, the majority of U.S. states,” said Brooke Goldstein, executive director of the Lawfare Project and co-founder of the End Jew Hatred movement.
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Town Superintendent Donald Clavin said the ice-cream maker’s statement “showcases the company’s anti-Israeli stance” and is supported by the “BDS movement—a movement I consider anti-Semitic.”
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“This new crude export terminal shows the failure of Washington's sanctions on Iran,” said Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
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Partly driving the shift “is the weakness the United States is showing towards Iran in its efforts to reduce its presence in the Middle East and bolster its position in the Far East against the growing Chinese challenge,” said Bar-Ilan Professor Hillel Frisch, a Middle East expert at the BESA Center.
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The recent interception of a weapons-smuggling attempt along the Lebanese-Israeli border is a sign of a larger development: Hezbollah’s unit in charge of orchestrating terrorism in Israel is expanding under new leadership.
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In addition to his ability to roll with the punches through numerous trades in his NBA career—the first for an Israeli—Omri Casspi will be remembered as a goodwill ambassador for Jewish and Israel causes.
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The Central Bureau of Statistics releases data on Israeli couples and singles right before Israel's version of Valentine’s Day kicks off.
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