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Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan Says Israel is Worse Than Hitler July 19, 2014 10:14 pm

Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan Says Israel is Worse Than Hitler

Reuters – Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel on Saturday of having...

Gaza Rocket Salvos Strike Israel, One Killed, Three Wounded July 19, 2014 9:37 pm

Gaza Rocket Salvos Strike Israel, One Killed, Three Wounded

Ynet – Another salvo of rockets hit Israel’s south late Saturday night, with 12...

Anti-Israel Protesters March in French Cities Defying Ban Following Synagogue Attacks July 19, 2014 9:17 pm

Anti-Israel Protesters March in French Cities Defying Ban Following Synagogue Attacks

Haaretz – Thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters marched in French cities on Saturday...

Two IDF Soldiers Killed After Hamas Terror Squad Enters Israel Through Tunnel July 19, 2014 9:14 pm

Two IDF Soldiers Killed After Hamas Terror Squad Enters Israel Through Tunnel

JNS.org – Two IDF soldiers were killed after killing at least one of nine terrorists...

OPERATION ‘PROTECTIVE EDGE’ DAY 11: IDF Says Three Israeli Soldiers Injured by Gunfire in Northern Gaza (LIVE UPDATES) July 18, 2014 6:11 pm

OPERATION ‘PROTECTIVE EDGE’ DAY 11: IDF Says Three Israeli Soldiers Injured by Gunfire in Northern Gaza (LIVE UPDATES)

Follow here for The Algemeiner’s continued live updates on the ongoing conflict between...

Israel’s UN Ambassador Says There Are More Hamas Missiles at UNRWA Facilities July 18, 2014 5:34 pm

Israel’s UN Ambassador Says There Are More Hamas Missiles at UNRWA Facilities

A day after UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the...

Israel’s Ambassador Dermer on Gaza Child Deaths: ‘I Have No Doubt Hamas Was Celebrating When These Children Were Killed’ (VIDEO) July 18, 2014 3:10 pm

Israel’s Ambassador Dermer on Gaza Child Deaths: ‘I Have No Doubt Hamas Was Celebrating When These Children Were Killed’ (VIDEO)

Israel’s Ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer, said on Thursday he is certain...

CNN Pulls Reporter From Israel-Gaza After Tweet Calling Group of Israelis ‘Scum’ July 18, 2014 1:41 pm

CNN Pulls Reporter From Israel-Gaza After Tweet Calling Group of Israelis ‘Scum’

A CNN correspondent who has been covering the Israel-Hamas war was removed from her post after...

Hamas Instructs Social Media Legions: ‘Anyone Killed or Martyred is to Be Called a Civilian’ and ‘Don’t Forget to Always Add ‘Innocent Civilian” July 18, 2014 11:53 am

Hamas Instructs Social Media Legions: ‘Anyone Killed or Martyred is to Be Called a Civilian’ and ‘Don’t Forget to Always Add ‘Innocent Civilian”

Hamas has instructed its social media legions to be careful with terminology used to describe...

Washington Post Sees Hamas Missiles Moved Into Gaza Mosque During Humanitarian Ceasefire (VIDEO) July 18, 2014 11:06 am

Washington Post Sees Hamas Missiles Moved Into Gaza Mosque During Humanitarian Ceasefire (VIDEO)

The Washington Post‘s correspondents covering Israel’s Operation Protective...

Netanyahu Says International Coalition Supporting Israel to ‘Take Systematic and Strong Action’ Against Hamas July 18, 2014 10:07 am

Netanyahu Says International Coalition Supporting Israel to ‘Take Systematic and Strong Action’ Against Hamas

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday said a broad international coalition...

IDF Soldier Killed as Israel Begins Ground Invasion Into Gaza July 18, 2014 10:03 am

IDF Soldier Killed as Israel Begins Ground Invasion Into Gaza

JNS.org – Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Nahal Brigade Staff Sgt. Eitan Barak, 20, was killed...

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  • Food Jewish Identity Young Syrian Jewish Restauranteur Continues a Family Legacy

    Young Syrian Jewish Restauranteur Continues a Family Legacy

    JNS.org – At the turn of the century, a young Jewish immigrant arrived in New York. So begins the history of many American Jewish families. It is 27-year-old Albert Allaham’s story, too, with a few unusual twists. Albert’s “century” is the 21st—he arrived almost 100 years after the massive waves of European Jewish immigration. Rather than coming from a small town along the Danube river, his shtetl was Damascus. His first American business was not a pushcart on the Lower East [...]

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  • Book Reviews Jewish Identity A Holistic Look at the Rebbe’s Life and Career (REVIEW)

    A Holistic Look at the Rebbe’s Life and Career (REVIEW)

    Did you know that in the entire Bible, only one birthday is mentioned and it is that of Pharaoh? And did you know that according to some scientists, by accepting Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity, it is impossible to prove or disprove that the sun is the gravitational center of our solar system? In his new book, REBBE, best-selling author Joseph Telushkin reveals many surprising and sometimes shocking details as he chronicles the life and teachings of the charismatic Rabbi [...]

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  • Food Mitzvos New Jerusalem Eatery’s Uniform Pricing Seeks to ‘Help People Make It’

    New Jerusalem Eatery’s Uniform Pricing Seeks to ‘Help People Make It’

    JNS.org – Omelet sandwich: 5 shekels. Iced coffee: 5 shekels. Tuna sandwich: 5 shekels. Fresh-squeezed orange juice: 5 shekels. Cheese bureka: 5 shekels. There’s plenty more on the Cofizz menu, but you get the idea. Dani Mizrahi and Amir Amshalm, two Israeli men in their early 30s, asked themselves: Why not launch a take-out food joint in busy neighborhoods around Jerusalem where everything—and that means everything—goes for five shekels, or about $1.50. They’d seen the concept take off in Tel Aviv, where [...]

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  • Arts and Culture Israel New Primetime Drama ‘Tyrant’ Filmed Entirely in Israel (VIDEO)

    New Primetime Drama ‘Tyrant’ Filmed Entirely in Israel (VIDEO)

    The new FX Network drama Tyrant was shot entirely in Israel, just 10 miles north of Tel Aviv, Bloomberg News reported last Tuesday. Tyrant follows the life of an Arab dictator’s second son Barry, played by Adam Rayner, who reluctantly returns home to the Middle Eastern nation of his birth to join the family business away from his suburban life in America. The elaborate set production for the primetime drama included a crew of 300 and a reported cost of over $3 million [...]

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  • Arts and Culture US & Canada Supermodel: Jewish Mothers Are Constantly Trying to Set Me Up With Their Sons

    Supermodel: Jewish Mothers Are Constantly Trying to Set Me Up With Their Sons

    Skokie, Il-born 25-year-old Erin Heatherton (Erin Heather Bubley) is rocking the modeling world. And in a new interview accompanying a cover spread for Miami’s Ocean Drive magazine, she says Jewish moms are “constantly trying to set her up with their sons.” Imagine that – who would have thought? “The moms, they’re doing what they do. It doesn’t matter what country they live in, what city – grandmothers, too,” she admitted. “But I’m probably going to do that too one day.” Heatherton was [...]

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  • Education Israel First Ever: Turkish Academics to Visit Israel Holocaust Museum for Seminar

    First Ever: Turkish Academics to Visit Israel Holocaust Museum for Seminar

    Some 15 Turkish university professors and lecturers will take part in a first of its kind seminar at Holocaust museum Yad Vashem’s International School for Holocaust Studies starting next week. The trip is especially significant as Holocaust denial is rampant in the Arab world. A Palestinian professor was recently forced to resign after he led a trip to the Nazi extermination camp Auschwitz. Participants in the week-long program at Yad Vashem will experience in-depth tours of the museum’s archives and [...]

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  • Israel Music Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Rocks Solo Acoustic Version of Israeli National Anthem – Hatikva (VIDEO)

    Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Rocks Solo Acoustic Version of Israeli National Anthem – Hatikva (VIDEO)

    Ok, fans, question time. What do: Guns ‘n’ Roses shred-meister guitarist, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (aka Ronald Jay Blumenthal), “Hard Rock Hotel”, “Las Vegas” and Israel’s ”Hatikva” (The Hope) national anthem… all have in common? I know, you’re probably thinking, “Hmm, ‘One of these things is not like the other,’ would fit in here,” right? Um, no, turns out. Caught backstage by blogger Darren Garnick at the swanky Vegas gig in early June, Thal, acoustic guitar in hand, fretted out a sweetly melodic [...]

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  • Arts and Culture Blogs David Letterman’s Sidekick on His ‘Dream Job,’ Jewish Upbringing

    David Letterman’s Sidekick on His ‘Dream Job,’ Jewish Upbringing

    JNS.org – A Jewish upbringing taught Paul Shaffer, David Letterman’s musical director and sidekick for 32 years, the value of giving back. After the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, Shaffer served as musical director for “The Concert for New York City,” and in 2012 he accompanied Adam Sandler in “12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief,” a fundraiser for people affected by Hurricane Sandy. He was also the national spokesperson for Epilepsy Canada. “My mother taught by example,” Shaffer said in an [...]

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