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Free Speech on College Campuses? As Long as it’s Anti-Israel April 20, 2015 1:06 pm

Free Speech on College Campuses? As Long as it’s Anti-Israel

Attention parents of college students across America. Apparently, your children may not be...

PA President Abbas Honors Fatah Terrorists in Official Ceremony April 20, 2015 12:55 pm

PA President Abbas Honors Fatah Terrorists in Official Ceremony

PA President Mahmoud Abbas. Photo: World Economic Forum. Palestinian Authority (PA) President...

Why Many US Jews Are Turning to the GOP April 19, 2015 8:23 pm

Why Many US Jews Are Turning to the GOP

From the horrific expansion of ISIS to an impending US-Iranian deal that will do little to...

Jewish Woman’s Religion Again Becomes Student Government Issue April 19, 2015 11:52 am

Jewish Woman’s Religion Again Becomes Student Government Issue

JNS.org – Two months after the student government at University of California, Los...

For Palestinian Group, a Double Standard of ‘Justice’ April 17, 2015 4:51 pm

For Palestinian Group, a Double Standard of ‘Justice’

Jihadist fighters from ISIS are terrorizing Palestinians in the Yarmouk refugee camp outside...

Iran Nuclear Deal’s Fate Could Swing on Decisions of a Few US Lawmakers April 17, 2015 9:41 am

Iran Nuclear Deal’s Fate Could Swing on Decisions of a Few US Lawmakers

JNS.org - In the aftermath of the recently reached framework understanding on Iran’s nuclear...

Is ‘Mein Kampf’ a Learning Tool, or Too Offensive and Dangerous to Reissue? April 17, 2015 9:41 am

Is ‘Mein Kampf’ a Learning Tool, or Too Offensive and Dangerous to Reissue?

JNS.org - Given the current climate of rising antisemitism in Europe and elsewhere, is it...

Nuremberg Betrayed: ISIS and the International Criminal Court April 17, 2015 9:38 am

Nuremberg Betrayed: ISIS and the International Criminal Court

Coming in the context of this 70th Yom HaShoah, the statement by Fatou Bensouda, the Prosecutor...

Did George Galloway Just Retweet an Implicit Threat to British Jews? April 16, 2015 5:01 pm

Did George Galloway Just Retweet an Implicit Threat to British Jews?

George Galloway is the pro-Hamas, pro-Hezbollah MP from Bradford West who routinely demonizes...

Yarmouk Crisis Proves World’s Double Standard on Treatment of Palestinians April 16, 2015 10:22 am

Yarmouk Crisis Proves World’s Double Standard on Treatment of Palestinians

Horrors and chaos in the Arab world never cease. The continuing catastrophe of the brutal...

Hamas Rebuilding War Machine as Gaza Deteriorates April 16, 2015 6:24 am

Hamas Rebuilding War Machine as Gaza Deteriorates

The Hamas leadership in Gaza has been unable to rebuild any of the homes destroyed in last...

On Iran, American Jews Must Stand Up and Demand to Be Heard April 16, 2015 6:24 am

On Iran, American Jews Must Stand Up and Demand to Be Heard

The announcement of the Lausanne joint statement concerning the framework of the U.S. deal...

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  • Arts and Culture US & Canada Lena Dunham Responds to Charges of Antisemitism: It was Just a Jew Joke

    Lena Dunham Responds to Charges of Antisemitism: It was Just a Jew Joke

    “Girls” creator Lena Dunham responded on Tuesday to charges of antisemitism over an article she had penned for the New Yorker, saying it was all in good humor. Speaking to Variety, Dunham reflected on her “tight-knit Jewish family, where Jew jokes were part of the essential fiber of our communication.” The article Dunham referred to was called “Dog or Jewish Boyfriend? A Quiz,” with options such as “He doesn’t Tip” and “He’s Crazy for Cream Cheese.” Among Dunham’s critics, Anti-Defamation [...]

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  • Sports US & Canada Former NBA Star Tweets Article About Jewish Conspiracy to Control Global Media

    Former NBA Star Tweets Article About Jewish Conspiracy to Control Global Media

    Retired NBA player Keyon Dooling tweeted a link on Wednesday to a wildly antisemitic article that accuses Jews of seizing control of the world’s media and using it to promote their own interests. The article, published by an obscure blog in April 2013, highlights six companies it claims are owned by Jews — such as Time Warner, Inc. and the Walt Disney Company – that allegedly “control 96 percent of the world’s media.”  The post includes allegations of “Jewish control” and says [...]

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  • Sports US & Canada Rosh Hashanah Won’t Keep the Giants’ Geoff Schwartz From Season Opener

    Rosh Hashanah Won’t Keep the Giants’ Geoff Schwartz From Season Opener

    New York Giants offensive guard Geoff Schwartz responded to an outcry from Jewish fans on Tuesday, saying he will go ahead and play in the season opener despite the fact that it falls on the first night of Rosh Hashanah. “Keep getting tweets about that being the first night of Rosh Hashanah… Don’t know what I’m supposed to tell you. It’s a tough break,” the Jewish athlete wrote, referring to the Giants’ on-the-road game against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Sept. [...]

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  • Jewish Identity Sports Jewish Coach David Blatt Has NBA’s Cavaliers Surging at Playoff Time

    Jewish Coach David Blatt Has NBA’s Cavaliers Surging at Playoff Time

    JNS.org – When David Blatt was hired as head coach of the National Basketball Association’s Cleveland Cavaliers last June, he was not often recognized when he walked the streets of downtown Cleveland. What a difference a year makes. Now, Blatt can go few places without being recognized. For good reason. The Jewish coach has the Cavaliers in the mix to win the city of Cleveland’s first championship in a major sport since the Browns won the National Football League title in [...]

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  • Europe Sports Croatian Soccer Star’s Hebrew Tattoo Causes a Stir Online

    Croatian Soccer Star’s Hebrew Tattoo Causes a Stir Online

    A Hebrew tattoo sported by Croatian soccer star Mario Mandzukic became an internet sensation in Israel after it was exposed on Tuesday during a Champions League match between Ateltico Madrid and Real Madrid A first glance, the tattoo, on the athlete’s back, might leave one with the impression that it was an unfortunate artistic mistake, since the Hebrew letters do not make sense as they are written. However, a closer look at the tattoo shows that it was actually written [...]

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  • Blogs Theater Why an Algemeiner Editor Wrote a Play About a Mass Shooter

    Why an Algemeiner Editor Wrote a Play About a Mass Shooter

    For the past two years, I have served as Opinion Editor at The Algemeiner. I’m perhaps most proud of the paper’s commitment to publishing diverse and opposing viewpoints on the controversial issues of the day. We pride ourselves on voicing different opinions because we know that most issues are not black and white, and because our community is better served by a public debate. In my life outside of the paper, I am a professional actor and playwright. And similarly, [...]

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  • Book Reviews Commentary In ‘America in Retreat,’ a Real-Life Risk Board

    In ‘America in Retreat,’ a Real-Life Risk Board

    JNS.org – “Risk: The Game of Strategic Conquest,” the classic Parker Brothers board game, requires imperial ambitions. Players imagine empires and are pitted against each other, vying for world domination. Amid this fictional world war, beginners learn fast that no matter the superiority of their army, every advance is a gamble determined by a roll of the dice. After a defeat, a player must retreat. Weighted reinforcement cards provide the only opportunity to reverse a player’s fortunes and resume the [...]

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  • Beliefs and concepts Sports Does Working Out With Other Jews Keep You Jewish?

    Does Working Out With Other Jews Keep You Jewish?

    JNS.org – For Daphna Krupp, her daily workout (excluding Shabbat) at the Jewish Community Center (JCC or “J”) of Greater Baltimore has become somewhat of a ritual. She not only attends fitness classes but also engages with the instructors and plugs the J’s social programs on her personal Facebook page. “It’s the gym and the environment,” says Krupp. “It’s a great social network.” Krupp, who lives in Pikesville, Md., is one of an estimated 1 million American Jewish members of more [...]

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