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Iran Will Get the Bomb, and it Won’t Be the End of the World April 24, 2015 12:33 pm

Iran Will Get the Bomb, and it Won’t Be the End of the World

I was never an admirer of the Shah of Iran. I was never a fan of monarchies nor of autocracies...

Disputing the False Charge of ‘Arab Cleansing’ in Jerusalem April 24, 2015 12:13 pm

Disputing the False Charge of ‘Arab Cleansing’ in Jerusalem

There are multiple distortions, errors, and misrepresentations of fact throughout an 1,800...

How Parents Can Respond to Cases of Missing Children April 23, 2015 11:35 am

How Parents Can Respond to Cases of Missing Children

Regardless of whether a jury convicts Pedro Hernandez in the May 1979 killing of Etan Patz,...

How Western Corruption Helps Fuel Radical Islam April 23, 2015 11:27 am

How Western Corruption Helps Fuel Radical Islam

What do the big money and cushy lifestyles of Bill and Hillary Clinton, as well as Mideast...

More Than Jewish Votes, GOP Presidential Candidates Need Jewish Donors April 22, 2015 1:44 pm

More Than Jewish Votes, GOP Presidential Candidates Need Jewish Donors

Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby has written that “liberalism has superseded Judaism...

Amnesty-UK’s Outrageous Justification for Rejecting Resolution Fighting Antisemitism April 22, 2015 1:23 pm

Amnesty-UK’s Outrageous Justification for Rejecting Resolution Fighting Antisemitism

Yesterday I posted about how Amnesty International UK members voted at their annual general...

Iran Nuclear ‘Deal’ Will Lead to Billions in Terror Funding April 22, 2015 10:12 am

Iran Nuclear ‘Deal’ Will Lead to Billions in Terror Funding

Last week, the Lausanne framework deal between the P5+1 powers and Iran on Iran’s nuclear...

‘Accountant of Auschwitz’ Trial Spectacle Sends Message to Future Generations April 21, 2015 5:20 pm

‘Accountant of Auschwitz’ Trial Spectacle Sends Message to Future Generations

This week, in the German town of Lueneburg, a 93-year-old man went on trial accused of being...

Prof. Andrew Pessin is Latest Victim of Anti-Israel Thought Police April 21, 2015 12:56 pm

Prof. Andrew Pessin is Latest Victim of Anti-Israel Thought Police

JNS.org – Every time I learn about the latest antics of the anti-Israel thought police...

As Israel Silently Fights Terror, PA Quietly Condones It April 21, 2015 11:51 am

As Israel Silently Fights Terror, PA Quietly Condones It

Three quiet anti-terror actions by Israeli security forces last week shed more light on the...

Analysis: New Israel Fund Critics See BDS Lawsuits in Wake of Israeli Supreme Court Ruling April 20, 2015 6:11 pm

Analysis: New Israel Fund Critics See BDS Lawsuits in Wake of Israeli Supreme Court Ruling

Lawsuits may soon be coming. A stunning new Israeli Supreme Court decision has upheld most...

The Lie of Israeli Apartheid April 20, 2015 6:05 pm

The Lie of Israeli Apartheid

Last week I received a call from Washington Square News, NYU’s student newspaper, asking...

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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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