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Israel confirms it is banning U.S. Congresswomen Tlaib and Omar from entering country

Trump Endorses Anti-immigrant Former Baseball Player Known for Collecting Nazi Memorabilia

This Aug. 3, 2012, file photo, shows former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling smiling after being introduced at Fenway Park in Boston
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Meet the ‘Anti-Squad’: Rep. Elissa Slotkin and her ‘gang’ offer Democrats a path of moderation

National Republican Congressional Committee chairman sent letter saying rich Jews bought Congress

Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Minn.,…

Congress Takes Steps to Increase Security Funding for Nonprofits

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Two moves in Congress would substantially increase funding for security for nonprofits, a program that has helped harden Jewish institutions against attack.

The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday voted to authorize $75 million in annual funding for the program over the next four years, a raise from the $60 million appropriation in the current year.

Authorizing funds, as opposed to just appropriating them, makes a program a priority for future appropriations, although it does not guarantee funding. Appropriators down the line may ignore past authorizations.

On the other hand, an amount set in…