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Lieberman: Under My Watch, Israel Has Improved Image in the World May 7, 2015 9:50 am

Lieberman: Under My Watch, Israel Has Improved Image in the World

Ynet – Outgoing Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman posted a goodbye message on his Facebook...

UK Election Thursday is Seen as Closest Race in Decades May 7, 2015 9:46 am

UK Election Thursday is Seen as Closest Race in Decades

Yahoo – A late burst of opinion polls on Wednesday suggested that Conservative Prime...

Netanyahu Willing to Form Coalition Without Lieberman May 6, 2015 11:28 am

Netanyahu Willing to Form Coalition Without Lieberman

Jerusalem Post – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is prepared to form a narrow coalition...

Support Slips for Trade Deal as Obama Hides Information From Lawmakers, Public May 6, 2015 11:19 am

Support Slips for Trade Deal as Obama Hides Information From Lawmakers, Public

Politico – If you want to hear the details of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal...

Naftali Bennett: Justice Ministry or Opposition May 6, 2015 12:26 am

Naftali Bennett: Justice Ministry or Opposition

Arutz Sheva – As coalition talks go down to the wire ahead of a Wednesday deadline,...

Bill Clinton: Nothing Wrong With Taking Foreign Cash May 5, 2015 9:36 am

Bill Clinton: Nothing Wrong With Taking Foreign Cash

NBC – Bill Clinton says he has no regrets about taking millions in foreign cash for...

Jewish Home Party Outraged by Likud-Shas Coalition May 5, 2015 9:29 am

Jewish Home Party Outraged by Likud-Shas Coalition

Arutz Sheva – Members of the Jewish Home party gathered on Monday night for an emergency...

Carson, Huckabee and Fiorina Enter GOP Presidential Primary May 5, 2015 9:24 am

Carson, Huckabee and Fiorina Enter GOP Presidential Primary

New York Times – For the Republican Party, the presidential candidates keep coming. The...

Poll: 96% of Americans Expect Race-Fueled Riots This Summer May 4, 2015 9:40 am

Poll: 96% of Americans Expect Race-Fueled Riots This Summer

Wall Street Journal – Americans are bracing for a summer of racial disturbances around...

After Federal Indictments, Christie Tries to Save White House Bid May 4, 2015 9:40 am

After Federal Indictments, Christie Tries to Save White House Bid

New York Times – Around 7:30 a.m., as an audience of technology executives started...

Elevation of King’s Son Shakes Up Saudi Politics May 1, 2015 10:27 am

Elevation of King’s Son Shakes Up Saudi Politics

Politico – As news spread Wednesday that Saudi Arabia’s king had reshuffled his line...

British Politicians Hold Final TV Event Before Election May 1, 2015 10:21 am

British Politicians Hold Final TV Event Before Election

AFP – A feisty audience grilled Britain’s political leaders on Thursday over...

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  • Sports US & Canada Israeli-American Group Congratulates Cavaliers’ Blatt on Reaching NBA Finals

    Israeli-American Group Congratulates Cavaliers’ Blatt on Reaching NBA Finals

    JNS.org – An organization whose work focuses on the estimated population of 500,000-800,000 Israeli Americans congratulated David Blatt, the Jewish head coach of the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Cleveland Cavaliers and a longtime Israel-based coach, for clinching an appearance in the NBA Finals. The Israeli-American Council (IAC), whose stated mission is “to build an active and giving Israeli-American community throughout the United States in order to strengthen the State of Israel, our next generation, and to provide a bridge to [...]

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  • Food US & Canada Bacon Flavor Ben & Jerry’s ‘Not Gonna Happen’ Because it Wouldn’t be Kosher

    Bacon Flavor Ben & Jerry’s ‘Not Gonna Happen’ Because it Wouldn’t be Kosher

    Famed ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s will not be introducing a Bacon flavored product to its offerings because the company intends to keep its entire line kosher, Marketing Director Alison Gilbert told AOL’s morning show Rise recently. “It’s kind of funny, a lot of people look for bacon in our ice cream, which is probably not gonna happen because all of our ice cream is kosher,” she said, referring to Jewish dietary restrictions that proscribe the consumption of pig [...]

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  • Israel Sports Israeli Judo Team Faces Antisemitic Harassment in Morocco: ‘We Will Murder You’

    Israeli Judo Team Faces Antisemitic Harassment in Morocco: ‘We Will Murder You’

    Israeli athletes at a world Judo championship in Morocco reportedly faced antisemitic slurs during the competition, news site WorldNetDaily reported on Monday. “We will murder you,” and “you’re not wanted here, go home,” were among the vituperative attacks directed at the Israeli Judo Association team, which was in Morocco last week for the World Masters Judo Tournament. According to Haaretz, each Israeli teammate was met with boos and jeers upon entering a fight. Additionally, no Israeli flags were present at [...]

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  • Music US & Canada Lady Gaga Accepts ADL Award: ‘Your Philosophies Are So in Line With Ours’ (VIDEO)

    Lady Gaga Accepts ADL Award: ‘Your Philosophies Are So in Line With Ours’ (VIDEO)

    Pop superstar Lady Gaga on Thursday accepted an award from Jewish human rights group the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) on behalf of her Born This Way Foundation, which strives to combat bullying among young people. “Your philosophies are so in line with ours,” she said of the ADL upon accepting the Making a Difference Award in a videotaped message, which was shown at a ceremony in New York City. “We want to help young people know that their feelings and who they are on [...]

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  • Music Personalities At 80, Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen’s Jewish Roots ‘Very Much Intact’

    At 80, Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen’s Jewish Roots ‘Very Much Intact’

    JNS.org – Eighty years young, Leonard Cohen fits many descriptions—singer, songwriter, poet, novelist, monk. From his Jewish upbringing in Canada to the present day, Cohen has always explored his spiritual side. This month, the singer-songwriter released the CD (May 12) and iTunes (on May 8 of this year) formats of his latest album, Can’t Forget: A Souvenir of the Grand Tour, which features live recordings from his world tours in 2012 and 2013. Last year, Cohen’s Popular Problems was voted by Rolling Stone [...]

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  • Europe Sports FIFA Head Says Israel Should Not be Booted From World Soccer Association

    FIFA Head Says Israel Should Not be Booted From World Soccer Association

    JNS.org – Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) head Sepp Blatter said during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that contrary to Palestinian complaints, Israel has not violated any FIFA statutes and should not be suspended from international soccer’s governing body. “We should not come to one federation saying we will exclude them,” said Blatter, the Jerusalem Post reported. “If the national association is fulfilling its obligations then there is no need to intervene,” he said. “I’m on a [...]

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  • Featured Middle East Sports Jewish Rights Group Slams Palestinian Attempts to Suspend Israel From FIFA

    Jewish Rights Group Slams Palestinian Attempts to Suspend Israel From FIFA

    Jewish human rights group the Simon Wiesenthal Center (SWC) said on Tuesday it was “appalled” by a Palestinian Football Association initiative to suspend Israel from FIFA, calling it another “front waged in the context of the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) campaign.” “We are appalled at the temerity of the Palestinan Football Association (PFA) demand that FIFA suspend Israel at your forthcoming Congress in Zurich,” wrote the group’s international relations director, Dr. Shimon Samuels, in a letter to FIFA President Joseph [...]

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  • Theater US & Canada Star of Auschwitz Thriller Says ‘God Was Holding the Hand of Every Jew in the Gas Chamber’ (VIDEO)

    Star of Auschwitz Thriller Says ‘God Was Holding the Hand of Every Jew in the Gas Chamber’ (VIDEO)

    The lead actor in Son of Saul, an Auschwitz thriller featured at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, told the UK’s The Guardian that he believes God was “holding the hand” of each Jew who died in the Nazi gas chambers during the Holocaust. “I do not for one nanosecond like to pretend that God is off the hook. He could and should have stopped it at a much earlier stage,” Géza Röhrig, 48, said. ”But I would not be able to get [...]

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