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March 22, 2015 9:19 pm
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Turkish TV Station Airs Antisemitic ‘Protocols Sequel’ Echoing Rhetoric of President Erdogan

A Turkish news station aligned with the country's ruling AKP party recently aired an antisemitic documentary entitled "The Mastermind," Al-Monitor reported late last week. The film, described...

March 22, 2015 4:53 pm
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University Facing Backlash for Conference Questioning Foundation of Israel

A British university is under pressure for a conference next month that will question Israel's treatment of Palestinians, in addition to the Jewish state's right...

March 22, 2015 1:09 pm
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Senator Says Obama’s ‘Open Hostility’ to Netanyahu Causing Democrats to Lose Trust in President

President Obama's hostility towards Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is creating a backlash in congress among Democrats, Senator Lindsay Graham (R-SC) told The Washington Post in...

March 22, 2015 1:51 am
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General Petraeus Says Iran is Part of the Problem in Middle East, Not the Solution

According to former CIA Director General David Petraeus, Iran is part of the problem in the Middle East, not the solution. In written comments published Friday in The...

March 20, 2015 4:10 pm
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Watchdog: Reported Nuclear Deal Leaves Iran With Capacity for Bomb, Not Nuclear Power Plant

If Iran is permitted to keep 6,000 nuclear centrifuges, it will not be able to create enough fuel for a peaceful nuclear program, but it will...

March 20, 2015 3:47 pm
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Watchdog Group Says Israeli Election Subject to Massive and Blatant Subversion

Professor Gerald M. Steinberg, President of watchdog group NGO Monitor, said today that Israeli democracy suffers from the "severe problem of foreign interference." Steinberg was...

March 20, 2015 2:40 pm
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Senator Rubio Blasts Obama’s Record on Israel, Says Time is Not Right for Peace Negotiations (VIDEO)

In a 15-minute barn burning speech yesterday on the floor of the US Senate, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) issued a detailed list of offenses committed...

March 20, 2015 11:22 am
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Source: Obama May Cut Direct Ties With Netanyahu and Make Kerry Sole Liaison

President Obama is considering cutting all ties with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's YNet News reported on Friday. According to a source cited by...

March 19, 2015 9:09 pm
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Jewish School Evacuated in Paris on Anniversary of Toulouse Killings

A Jewish  school in Paris was evacuated on Thursday -- three years to the day after the brutal massacre at a Jewish school in Toulouse,...

March 19, 2015 8:31 pm
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AIPAC Admonishes Obama Administration for ‘Rebuffing’ Netanyahu Efforts to Improve US-Israel Ties

Pro-Israel lobby the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) urged the Obama Administration late Thursday to recommit to improving the US-Israel relationship. In a statement to...

March 19, 2015 2:54 am
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Israel Tells UN to Worry About Abbas & Hamas, Not Jewish State

Israel told the United Nations on Wednesday to worry more about Hamas and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, than the state of Israel's democracy. The comments...

March 19, 2015 2:45 am
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Expert: Failure of US to Renew Israeli Emergency Oil Pact Will Not Hurt Israel

Energy expert Ed Chow of the Center for Strategic and International Studies downplayed the present day importance of the US emergency oil pact with Israel,...

March 19, 2015 2:25 am
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Vigilante California Man Shreds Antisemitic Display, Says ‘I Needed to Act’ (VIDEO)

A California contractor took the law into his own hands recently, and destroyed a swastika display at a Sacramento area home, local news outlets reported. Cellphone...

March 18, 2015 11:55 pm
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MK Tibi of Joint Arab List Calls on Parties to ‘Combat and Confront’ Netanyahu

Israeli Member of Knesset Ahmad Tibi of the Joint Arab List said that "opposition parties" should "combat and confront" Israel's Netanyahu following the latter's electoral...

Culture

Gal Gadot Shows Solidarity With Israeli Women Protesting Domestic Violence in Nationwide Strike

Israeli actress Gal Gadot expressed support for the thousands of women across Israel...

Non-Jewish Kids Reveal They Know Little About Hanukkah on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

A new segment featured Monday on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" showcased children...

The Man Who Walked Every Street of New York City

If a New Yorker tells you to go take a walk, usually you’ve done something wrong. But not Matt Green....

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

Jewish Groups Welcome Chilean Government Decision to Ban Municipal Boycotts...

Top Jewish groups have welcomed a Chilean government decision made earlier this week to ban municipalities across the country from...

Middle East

Iran Arrests 10 Suspects in Suicide Bombing That Killed Two

Iranian security forces have detained 10 people suspected of links to a suicide car bomb attack this week that killed at least two policemen, police chief Hossein Ashtari said on...

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