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Former NSA Chief: Israel, Iran Among World’s Best in Cyber-Warfare April 27, 2015 4:02 pm

Former NSA Chief: Israel, Iran Among World’s Best in Cyber-Warfare

Archenemies Israel and Iran have some of the best cyber-warfare capabilities in the world,...

Poll: Large Majority of US Voters Think Obama Should be Stronger Supporter of Israel April 27, 2015 2:51 pm

Poll: Large Majority of US Voters Think Obama Should be Stronger Supporter of Israel

Americans believe by an overwhelming majority that U.S. President Barack Obama should be...

Israelis Scramble in Nepal to Locate Missing Hikers on Himalaya Trails After Earthquake April 27, 2015 12:17 pm

Israelis Scramble in Nepal to Locate Missing Hikers on Himalaya Trails After Earthquake

Israeli travelers in Nepal were scrambling to find their friends and relatives after a powerful...

Polish City to Secure Jewish Cemetery After Vandalism April 27, 2015 9:47 am

Polish City to Secure Jewish Cemetery After Vandalism

JNS.org – The city of Olkusz in southern Poland has decided to set up security at...

Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: Blacks ‘Oppressed’ by US Police April 27, 2015 9:46 am

Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: Blacks ‘Oppressed’ by US Police

JNS.org - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday blasted the United States...

Senators Supporting Iran Nuclear Review Act Reject Amendments Calling for Changes April 27, 2015 9:45 am

Senators Supporting Iran Nuclear Review Act Reject Amendments Calling for Changes

AP – The Senate plunges into a high-stakes debate this week over empowering Congress...

George W. Bush Argues Against Lifting of Iranian Sanctions April 27, 2015 9:45 am

George W. Bush Argues Against Lifting of Iranian Sanctions

New York Times – Former President George W. Bush said the United States must show that...

Berlin Police Apologize for Stopping Israeli Flag Display at Soccer Game April 27, 2015 9:43 am

Berlin Police Apologize for Stopping Israeli Flag Display at Soccer Game

JNS.org – German police have apologized for removing an Israeli flag that was on display...

French Philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy Says ‘New Wording’ is Making Antisemitism ‘Acceptable’ Again April 26, 2015 8:18 pm

French Philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy Says ‘New Wording’ is Making Antisemitism ‘Acceptable’ Again

French philosopher and public intellectual Bernard-Henri Lévy told a New York audience on...

Israeli Military ‘Neutralizes’ Imminent Bomb Attack on Syrian Border, Killing Four Terrorists April 26, 2015 7:23 pm

Israeli Military ‘Neutralizes’ Imminent Bomb Attack on Syrian Border, Killing Four Terrorists

The Israeli military said it launched airstrikes Sunday that “neutralized” an...

New York Times Again Blasted for ‘Skewed’ Headline in Coverage of Palestinian Stabbing Attacks April 26, 2015 3:08 pm

New York Times Again Blasted for ‘Skewed’ Headline in Coverage of Palestinian Stabbing Attacks

Media watchdogs and Jewish groups on Sunday admonished the New York Times for publishing a...

World Jewish Congress Head Lauder: 70 Years After Holocaust, We Are ‘Descending Into the Same, Dangerous Hell’ April 26, 2015 2:32 pm

World Jewish Congress Head Lauder: 70 Years After Holocaust, We Are ‘Descending Into the Same, Dangerous Hell’

One of the world’s most prominent Jewish leaders warned on Sunday that just 70 years...

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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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  • 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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