Thursday, December 18, 2014 Kislev 26, 5775
By:
Ron Csillag, JTA
The Canadian prime minister, who is an evangelical Christian, has lost more non-Jewish votes than gained Jewish votes by supporting Israel.
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JTA
A large group of Congress members, made up of both Democrats and Republicans, criticized the American Studies Association's decision to boycott Israel in a strongly worded letter.
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By:
Ben Sales, JTA
Google's buyout of Israeli start-up Waze brought $1.5 million to Tmura, a nonprofit organization. Experts say similar stories of corporate philanthropy are on the rise.
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JTA
The Israeli government issued an artists’ visa to the 47-year-old Filipina caregiver who won the country's X Factor show so that she can now be employed as a singer.
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JTA
The director-general of the cultural arm of the United Nations indefinitely postponed an exhibition on the Jewish presence in the land of Israel, implying that opening it could harm peace talks.
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