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President Rivlin Condemns Today’s “Blood Libel” Against Israel By BDS Activists & Supporters

President Reuven Rivlin on Thursday addressed the International Conference on Combating Anti-Semitism and the BDS Campaign held by the Ministry of Strategic Affairs.

Some 350 participants from 30 countries are participating in the conference which aims to confront the BDS campaign, the resurgence of anti-Semitism and the delegitimization of Israel.

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Hicks Rebuffs Questions On Trump White House In Interview

Former top White House adviser Hope Hicks refused to answer questions related to her time in the White House in a daylong interview with the House Judiciary Committee, dimming Democrats’ chances of obtaining new or substantive information about President Donald Trump in their first interview with a person linked to his inner circle.

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WATCH: De Blasio Calls AOC ‘Wrong’ On ‘Concentration Camps’ Comparison: ‘Entirely Different Realities’

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. was “wrong” to describe migrant detention centers as “concentration camps.”

“They are entirely different realities,” de Blasio, a 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful, told MSNBC’s “Meet The Press Daily.”

“And so she was wrong, and you would be critical of her, you would tell her not to use that language?” asked host Chuck Todd.

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First Time Ever – NYC Hatzoloh Receives City Council Funding

For the first time ever, Hatzoloh – the volunteer ambulance service that responds to over 50,000 emergency medical calls every year – has received City Council funding.

Under the leadership of Jewish Caucus Chairman Chaim Deutsch and Speaker Corey Johnson, as well as Councilmembers Helen Rosenthal and Andrew Cohen, Hatzoloh was allocated over $150,000 to support their work.

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