Robert Ransdell is running for U.S. Senate in Kentucky with the campaign slogan "With Jews You Lose."
We contacted him to ask what exactly he's got against members of the tribe:
"The smell of honey is not the only thing I remember from those days — I also remember fear."
The secret life of (Jewish) bees:
Happy birthday Bruce Springsteen! The Boss turns 65 today:
"Any minority culture — as Muslims and Jews in North America both are — must enjoy a certain level of comfort and security to begin to turn its lenses on itself, allowing the light of humor and self-doubt to creep in. Jews in North America have reached this point. Whether Muslims yet have is much less obvious."
North America's first Islamic art museum is now open to the public:
Hollywood's most misunderstood and forgotten Jewish movie is making a comeback. We take another look at "House of Rothchild":
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"In the year that we are now parting with, 5774, it became dangerous once again to be a Jew [...] Anti-Semitism returned to the streets of Europe. One hundred and twenty years after the Dreyfus trial, the cry “Death to the Jews” was heard again in Paris. Seventy years after the Holocaust, the call of “Jews to the gas” was heard on the streets of Germany."
Rabbi Jonathan Sacks bids farewell to a year full of fear and death: http://jd.fo/i5Ljf
Hiring? Shimon Peres is your man.
Who knew atonement started in bathing suit season?
Follow Abigail Pogrebin's #RoshHashana prep here:
Tel Aviv's popular gay party organizers used imagery from the gruesome ISIS beheadings to draw crowds to their nightclub last week. What were they thinking?
Move over, Yosef! The most popular baby name in Israel was actually...Mohammed.
Are you surprised?
"The world has not seen anything like ISIS in decades."
J.J. Goldberg writes that what we are facing is nothing less than a force as destructive as the Nazis. Do you agree?
“’Who will live and who will die?’ which we will be saying in our prayers on Rosh Hashanah, is not theoretical. What we do today and after today will determine that.”
100 Jewish groups joined the #PeoplesClimate march yesterday in New York City:
10 reasons why celebrating both Jewish and secular New Years is a win-win situation: http://jd.fo/p5Qje