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    New exhibit on Nazi propaganda opens at WW2 Museum


    How did Adolf Hitler and the Nazis, a ragtag group of rough and tumble disenfranchised citizens, use propaganda to transform themselves from a political joke to the supreme political party in Germany in just a few short years?

    This question and several others are posed with the arrival of the latest traveling exhibit from the National Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C., “State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda,” which opens next Friday, January 27 at the National World War II Museum.

    Steve Luckert, the current senior program curator of the Levine Institute of Holocaust Education, worked...
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  • Donald Trump, taking office, pledges to put ‘America first’

    WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20:  President Donald Trump raises a fist after his inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. In today's inauguration ceremony Donald J. Trump becomes the 45th president of the United States.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    (JTA) — President Donald Trump promised to put “America first” in his inaugural address, pledging to prevent other countries from taking advantage of the United States and to return control of the country to its people.

    Taking office at noon Friday following a tumultuous and divisive presidential campaign, Trump said...
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    27 Jewish institutions across US targeted in second wave of bomb threats


    WASHINGTON (JTA) —  Authorities report that 27 Jewish institutions in 17 states across the country received bomb threats today, the second such wave of mass disruption in two weeks. Not one of the threats proved to be valid and no injuries were registered in the evacuations that resulted.

    Paul Goldenberg,...
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Current News

Women hold Western Wall prayer service with Torah scroll

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Original Women of the Wall group held a prayer service in the women’s section of the Western Wall that included a Torah scroll.

It was the first time that women have succeeded in bringing in and...
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Jewish playwright Jon Robin Baitz allegedly assaulted by man who shouted anti-Semitic invective

(JTA) — Jewish playwright Jon Robin Baitz said he was assaulted in Washington, D.C., by a man who went “Sieg Heil” and shouted anti-Semitic invective.

Baitz told Vanity Fair that he and his husband were attacked last Friday night outside...
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Series of anti-Semitic attacks strike north London

(JTA) — A series of anti-Semitic attacks hit north London over the weekend.

The incidents included a brick with images of swastikas and anti-Semitic messages thrown through the window of a Jewish home in the Edgware neighborhood on Saturday morning....
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Breaking News

Probability of Netanyahu indictment growing


Police and state prosecutors say there appears to be sufficient evidence to indict Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu over his relationship with billionaire Arnon Milchan, Hebrew-language Channel 2 reported Monday.

The report followed a similar claim last Friday...
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Opinions & Voices

OP-ED: What Trump can do for Mideast peace now


(JTA) — In the run-up to his swearing-in on Friday, President Donald Trump made a series of big promises to Israel. Aside from his oft-repeated pledge to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem,...
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