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U.S. general says military cannot rule out larger ground role in Iraq

by Phil Stewart, Reuters

5 hours ago

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, left, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey in Washington on Sept. 16. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

The most senior U.S. military officer raised the possibility on Tuesday that American troops might need to take on a larger role in Iraq's ground war against Islamic State militants, but... read full article

  • Renaming of Fla. bridge for Henry Ford nixed over ‘dark history’ with Jews

    by JTA

    8 hours ago

    Officials in Fort Myers City, Fla., withdrew a proposal to rename a bridge for Henry Ford after residents raised concerns about his anti-Semitic publications.

    A vote on the proposal had been scheduled for Monday evening but was withdrawn, according to WZVN, the local ABC...

  • ISIS-inspired lone wolves seen as posing ‘significant’ threat to Jews

    by Ron Kampeas, JTA

    9 hours ago

    Jewish institutions, which have faced attacks in recent years by lone wolves — extremists who draw their inspiration from the like-minded but act on their own — now must be wary of returnees from the Iraq-Syria arena who are trained and indoctrinated by the jihadist group ISIS, top...

  • Bill and Hillary disagree on Netanyahu? Not so much

    by Ron Kampeas, JTA

    10 hours ago

    Politico and Haaretz have seized on C-Span video from Iowa that they claim suggests Bill and Hillary Clinton diverge on how ready Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is for peace.

    Hillary Rodham Clinton appears to be stumping for an as yet unannounced presidential bid in...

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  • Nazi sympathizer charged with hate crime after threatening Walmart employees

    by JTA

    10 hours ago

    A New Hampshire man was properly charged with a hate crime for threatening two Walmart employees with anti-Semitic statements, the state’s Supreme Court ruled.

    On Friday, the New Hampshire Supreme Court upheld the conviction of Paul Costella on two counts of criminal threatening...

  • Jewish group at Penn ends student stipend program following parent objections

    by JTA

    11 hours ago

    An independent Jewish organization at the University of Pennsylvania has stopped offering students a stipend to participate in one of its programs after parents objected to the practice.

    Since 2004, Meor has offered a $400 stipend for students to participate in its Maimonides...

  • Kerry open to conversation with Iran on ISIS

    by JTA

    11 hours ago

    The Obama administration is ready to communicate with Iran in the bid to stop ISIS, Secretary of State John Kerry said.

    “We’re not coordinating with Iran, but as I said, we’re open to have a conversation at some point in time if there’s a way to find something constructive,”...

  • 70 years on, a missing private comes home

    by Ron Kampeas, JTA

    11 hours ago

    The scene at Arlington National Cemetery last Friday was not quite routine, but nor was it unusual: A clergyman said a prayer, an army NCO handed Bernard Gavrin’s closest living relative a folded U.S. flag, and a volunteer — one of the “Arlington Ladies” who attend to the needs of...

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