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NEW YORK (JTA) — Taglit-Birthright is one of the most successful philanthropic projects in modern Jewish history. The result of decades of collaboration between donors and Israel’s Department of Diaspora Affairs, the organization has spent hundreds of millions of dollars sending 700,000 peop…

“There are realities that make this one global phenomenon, and I believe the solution has to be fighting it everywhere. We need to unify around this important battle of our time,” said Elan Carr, U.S. Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism, as part of a panel of speakers at a New York City roundtable.

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“The Democratic debate was light on foreign policy when it comes to the big challenges facing the U.S. overseas,” said Security Studies senior fellow Matthew Brodsky. “Iran was only brought up in passing, which is interesting given everything happening in the Middle East.”

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