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Posts Tagged: Jewish

February 25, 2016 3:33 pm
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Arab Israeli Assaulted by Palestinians for Speaking Hebrew in East Jerusalem

An Arab Israeli was attacked on Tuesday by Palestinians who heard him speaking Hebrew, the Israeli news site Walla reported on Thursday. Mohammad Abed a-Rahman, a 24-year-old from the Israeli...

February 11, 2016 3:04 pm
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UK Mother Decries Apathy of Passengers to Son’s Falling Prey to Antisemitic Abuse on London Underground

The concerned mother of a 23-year-old and his girlfriend who were abused by a man shouting antisemitic epithets on the London Tube has called on fellow Britons to stand...

February 10, 2016 6:56 pm
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Commentators Hail Sanders’ Historic Victory, Warn Jewish Factor Could Ignite Antisemitism

Jewish commentators were quick to weigh in on Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders' New Hampshire win on Wednesday, which made him the first American-Jewish candidate ever to...

December 17, 2015 3:27 pm
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Israeli Columnist Applauded at Haaretz Conference for Calling Aliyah a Crime

A veteran Haaretz columnist was applauded at the Israeli daily's conference this week in New York, after calling Jewish immigration to Israel (aliyah) a crime, the...

November 16, 2015 2:17 pm
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Following Paris Attacks, Iranian Media Resurrects Jewish Conspiracy Libels

Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency published an op-ed on Monday rife with Jewish conspiracy theories. According to the piece, "In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris,...

November 3, 2015 10:43 pm
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Orthodox Jewish Man Stabbed in Brooklyn; Victim in Stable Condition (VIDEO)

An off-duty volunteer for Brooklyn-based Jewish ambulance service Hatzalah was stabbed in the back on Tuesday night while walking in Crown Heights, local blogs reported. The...

September 8, 2015 7:58 pm
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Survey Finds 85% of European Jews Fear Bringing Children to Rosh Hashanah Services

A massive majority of Jews in Europe are fearful of publicly identifying as Jewish, leading to decreased participation in ceremonies and prayer services, a new...

August 18, 2015 3:18 pm
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Chaos Ensues as Street Band Plays ‘Jewish Music’ Near Mosque in Turkey (VIDEO)

Members of a street band were attacked in the streets of Istanbul on Monday after they were accused of playing "Jewish music," Israel's Channel 2...

August 6, 2015 6:20 pm
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Israeli Military Police Video Shows Close-Up of Violence on Temple Mount

A new video was released by Israel's Yasam Military Police Unit showing a snippet of the violence that occurs every Friday on the Temple Mount,...

August 4, 2015 3:53 pm
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Religious Zionist and Muslim Leaders Join for Solidarity Meet After Duma Attack Kills Palestinian Infant

Notable heads of the religious Zionist and Muslim communities in Israel gathered on Monday at the Sheba Medical Center to visit those wounded when a...

June 18, 2015 5:57 pm
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Spanish Sports Writer Claims ‘Jewish Lobby’ Pressuring Barcelona to Ditch Qatar Sponsorship

Spanish sports commentator Xavier Bosch wrote a column this week claiming a "Jewish lobby" and the Mossad were influencing the FC Barcelona soccer club. In his latest op-ed for Mundo Deportivo, Bosch...

March 16, 2015 4:43 pm
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Michael Douglas Reveals Family’s Personal Experience With Anti-Semitism

Famed actor Michael Douglas revealed that his 14 year-old-son Dylan was the victim of an antisemitic attack last summer while vacationing in Europe. Douglas made the...

March 13, 2015 4:54 pm
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Sports Illustrated Profiles Orthodox NCAA Basketball Player Aaron Liberman

Sports Illustrated magazine featured an extensive profile on Orthodox-Jewish college basketball player Aaron Liberman on Wednesday.  The article details Liberman's efforts to balance faith, academics...

November 6, 2014 10:50 am
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PA Demands Int’l Reporters Call ‘Temple Mount’ ‘Al-Aqsa’ in Jerusalem Coverage

The "Negotiations Affairs Department" of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) wants foreign reporters to stop calling the "Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound in Jerusalem," "by the inaccurate...

Culture

Belieb It: Justin Bieber to Perform in Israel in 2017

JNS.org -- Canadian pop star Justin Bieber will perform in Israel as part of his upcoming 2017 international tour. The singer announced...

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron (REVIEW)

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron, By Colin Shindler, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2015, 411 pp. Finally, the student of...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

World

‘Proud’ Jewish Actor Andrew Garfield Winning Plaudits for Playing Chris...

American-British Jewish actor Andrew Garfield is drawing critical acclaim for his portrayal of Christians in two potential Oscar candidate films. Garfield,...

Israel

Israel Signs Trilateral Research and Development Pact With Greece, Cyprus

JNS.org -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with the leaders of Cyprus and Greece on Thursday in Jerusalem as the three nations signed a research and development agreement to advance...

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