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Hogan defends anti-BDS order against free speech challenge in 4th Circuit (access required)

Counsel for Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan told a federal appeals court Thursday that his order requiring bidders for state contracts to forswear boycotts against Israel does not violate the constitutional right of a software engineer seeking government work to freely ...

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Muslim group sues to block Maryland’s ‘No Boycott of Israel’ measure (access required)

Maryland's ban on contracting with businesses that boycott Israel tramples on the First Amendment rights of a software engineer who advocates for Palestinians, a Muslim civil rights group claims in a lawsuit filed Wednesday.

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Hogan to lead trade mission to Israel (access required)

Gov. Larry Hogan will lead a group of business, education and cultural officials on an economic development trip to Israel later this month. The trip, Hogan’s second foreign mission, will take him to Jerusalem and Tel Aviv and is expected ...

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Virginia Bar cancels Israel trip, cites biased policies

Virginia Bar's cancellation of Israel trip heads news summary that includes judge upholding dismissal of parochial-school teachers, a retiring 91-year-old judge looks back and New York apartments are not hotels.

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Maryland, Israel find common ground in cybersecurity

Collaboration is the driving spirit behind MIDC’s second trade mission to Israel in March, a week in which Maryland companies will visit Israel’s budding CyberSpark cybersecurity center in Be’er Sheva and attend the second annual CyberTech conference and exhibition in Tel Aviv.

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Weinberg Foundation sends $700K to Israel

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, of Owings Mills, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, announced this week that it will donate $700,000 in emergency grants to support agencies that have provided social services to those ...

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