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Look to the son-in-law: FBI agents investigating ties between President Donald Trump’s election campaign and Russia are reportedly focused on meetings between Jared Kushner and Russian figures.
Nonviolent protest in South Hebron Hills: A group of Diaspora Jews are participating in a Palestinian-led initiative to return families evicted from a village in the South Hebron hills during the ’90s. Using nonviolent resistance, they’re reportedly working to launch a resistance camp modelled on Standing Rock.
Haredi Shark Tank spinoff: Orthodox Jews now have their very own version of Shark Tank, the show where entrepreneurs pitch ideas to a panel of investors.
Prayer for the Harvard grads: Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg recited the traditional Jewish prayer for the sick Mi Shebeirach at a recent commencement speech he delivered to graduates of Harvard University, his alma mater (which he himself never graduated from).
Israeli wonder woman: Israeli actress and model Gal Gadot will star in the new remake of Wonder Woman.