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Roseanne Barr Says Hillary Clinton Offers ‘Same Old S***’ April 21, 2015 11:51 am

Roseanne Barr Says Hillary Clinton Offers ‘Same Old S***’

The Hill – Comedian Roseanne Barr dismissed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s...

Poland Summons US Ambassador After FBI Head Writes About Polish Role in Holocaust April 20, 2015 12:49 pm

Poland Summons US Ambassador After FBI Head Writes About Polish Role in Holocaust

Reuters – Poland has summoned the United States’ ambassador in Warsaw over an...

Netanyahu Gets Coalition Negotiations Extension After Meetings With Bennett and Lieberman April 20, 2015 12:40 pm

Netanyahu Gets Coalition Negotiations Extension After Meetings With Bennett and Lieberman

JNS.org – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has received a two-week extension from...

Bennett Threatens to Suspend Coalition Talks With Netanyahu April 20, 2015 12:39 pm

Bennett Threatens to Suspend Coalition Talks With Netanyahu

Arutz Sheva – Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett on Sunday night threatened to end...

Poll: In US, Deep Partisan Split on Israel and Iran April 17, 2015 9:50 am

Poll: In US, Deep Partisan Split on Israel and Iran

Bloomberg – Israel has become a deeply partisan issue for ordinary Americans as well...

US General: We Can Still Strike Iran Nukes Despite Russian Missiles April 17, 2015 9:47 am

US General: We Can Still Strike Iran Nukes Despite Russian Missiles

Arutz Sheva – The top United States military officer said Thursday that delivery of...

Jeb Bush Mirrors Foreign Policy Positions of His Brother April 17, 2015 9:36 am

Jeb Bush Mirrors Foreign Policy Positions of His Brother

Washington Post – If Jeb Bush is elected president, the United States won’t be on...

On Holocaust Memorial Day, Likud MK Says ‘Same Old Hate’ Motivates Israel’s Enemies April 16, 2015 6:31 am

On Holocaust Memorial Day, Likud MK Says ‘Same Old Hate’ Motivates Israel’s Enemies

Artuz Sheva – It’s been seventy years after the Holocaust, and the world still...

Report: North Korea Delivered Missile Parts to Iran During Nuke Talks, Obama Had Full Knowledge April 16, 2015 6:30 am

Report: North Korea Delivered Missile Parts to Iran During Nuke Talks, Obama Had Full Knowledge

Free Beacon – North Korea supplied several shipments of missile components to Iran during...

Harry Reid: Reports I Was Assaulted by Mob Are Absurd April 16, 2015 6:29 am

Harry Reid: Reports I Was Assaulted by Mob Are Absurd

Washington Examiner – Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, who recently announced plans...

Obama Takes Cuba Off State Sponsor of Terror List April 15, 2015 5:49 pm

Obama Takes Cuba Off State Sponsor of Terror List

AP – The White House says President Barack Obama is removing Cuba from a list of state...

Report: Netanyahu Promised Bennett Defense Ministry Before Elections April 15, 2015 5:00 pm

Report: Netanyahu Promised Bennett Defense Ministry Before Elections

Arutz Sheva – Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu promised Jewish Home party head Naftali...

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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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