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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...

Some Thoughts on Hamas, Iran, and Passover April 15, 2015 10:19 pm

Some Thoughts on Hamas, Iran, and Passover

While Twitter was right to suspend thousands of accounts that belong to ISIS, why is Hamas...

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  • Israel Lifestyle Bar Refaeli Planning Exclusive 30th Birthday Party With 400 Guests

    Bar Refaeli Planning Exclusive 30th Birthday Party With 400 Guests

    Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli, who turns 30 this year, is planning a major party in honor of her birthday, accompanied by her fiancee Adi Ezra, to be held at the prestigious Chavat Ronit farms in Israel’s central Sharon region, Channel 2 news reported. The party, which is still in the planning stages, is slated to host 400 invitees from Refaeli’s exclusive inner circle. The event is planned for June 6th, two days after the actual date of Refaeli’s birthday, and will [...]

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  • Europe Featured Sports Major Jewish Group Accuses Popular Soccer Website Goal.com of ‘Inciting Jew-Hatred’

    Major Jewish Group Accuses Popular Soccer Website Goal.com of ‘Inciting Jew-Hatred’

    Major Jewish human rights group the Simon Wiesenthal Center on Monday sharply criticized popular soccer news site Goal.com for “denying the legitimacy of Israel and inciting to Jew-hatred” in its Arabic language versions, The Algemeiner has learned. In a sharp letter to the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), the Center’s Director for International Relations, Dr. Shimon Samuels, drew attention to articles on the site that refer to Israel as the “Zionist entity” or an “enemy,” and accuse the Jewish state [...]

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  • Relationships US & Canada Time Out Features Single Lady Who Likes ‘Big Schlubby Jewish Comedians’

    Time Out Features Single Lady Who Likes ‘Big Schlubby Jewish Comedians’

    A profile published Wednesday in Time Out New York highlighted a 25-year-old Brooklyn woman who claimed she is attracted to chubby Jewish comedians, Maxim Deputy Editor Jason Feifer pointed out via Twitter. Talking about a date she went on, Steph, a sunglasses designer living in Borough Park, told the magazine, ”He was very attractive, just not my type. I like big schlubby Jewish comedians and he was clean-cut.” Feifer posted a picture of the magazine page and commented that Steph’s preferences amounted [...]

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  • Blogs Sports Gold on the Galilee: Israeli Kayaker Comes of Age, Eyes Olympics (VIDEO)

    Gold on the Galilee: Israeli Kayaker Comes of Age, Eyes Olympics (VIDEO)

    JNS.org – Three years ago, kayaking coach Roei Lev found aspiring Olympian Ilya Podpolnyy crying on the steps of the Jordan Valley Sprint Kayak Club overlooking the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee). Podpolnyy, then 17 years old, had just been disqualified from the Israeli kayaking championship. He couldn’t survive the heats. He didn’t make the start line. He was devastated—and he had no one with whom to share his hopes, his dreams, and his disappointment. His divorced parents still live in [...]

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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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