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Israel adopts controversial Jewish nation-state law

Israel adopts controversial Jewish nation-state lawIsrael's parliament on Thursday adopted a law defining the country as the nation state of the Jewish people, provoking fears it could lead to blatant discrimination against Arab citizens. Others said it neglects to specify equality and Israel's democratic character, implying that the country's Jewish nature comes first. The legislation, adopted by 62 votes to 55, makes Hebrew the country's national language and defines the establishment of Jewish communities as being in the national interest.


Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/israel-adopts-controversial-jewish-nation-state-law-070408036.html

Candlelight vigil in front of White House is part of nationwide protest

Candlelight vigil in front of White House is part of nationwide protestA crowd of hundreds of people participated in a national vigil “to demand democracy” and “confront corruption” on Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House in Washington, D.C., on July 18, 2018. Vigils were organized at locations throughout the U.S. to voice criticism of President Trump for his handling of a news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on July 16.


Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/candlelight-vigil-front-white-house-slideshow-wp-152613875.html

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