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WATCH: Rick Perry Blows Bubble Gum While Rabbi Gives Blessing

Video shows him standing behind the president, sucking on gum and blowing a bubble during Hier’s address.

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Hier Blesses Trump Moments After Trump Invokes ‘America First’ Slogan

Simon Weisenthal Center founder Rabbi Marvin Hier delivered a benediction at President Donald Trump’s inaugural ceremony, just moments after Trump employed a sl...

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Trump’s Gift To America

Here’s hoping watching Donald Trump become president of the United States today re-ignites in us a visceral sense of the horrors of the possible.

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Julia Ioffe to Lefties: Calm Down for a Minute About Trump

Julia Ioffe herself was on the receiving end of intense online anti-Semitism after she wrote a profile of Melania Trump.

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Trump Invokes ‘America First’ at Inauguration

“A new vision will govern our land,” Trump said, outlining his vision of economic nationalism and protectionism. “From this day forward, it is going to be only ...

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What’s the Yiddish for ‘Pussy Hat’?

One possible translation is literally “shame-meat-hat.”

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PHOTOS: Why Does Sheldon Adelson Have Such Great Seats at the Inauguration?

Jewish casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam Adelson, have great seats at Donald Trump’s inauguration.

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WATCH: Bernie Tells Supporters to Keep Their “Eyes on the Prize” On Inauguration Day

Senator Bernie Sanders exhorted his supporters to continue to “fight back” in a Friday morning Twitter video.

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How the Granddaughter of a Borscht Belt Waiter Became Roberta Peters, Opera Star

Soprano Roberta Peters has died at 86. We remember the high points (and high notes) of her illustrious career.

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Why Donald Trump Makes Life So Difficult For His Translators

If you’re trying to translate Donald Trump’s speeches, you’re faced with a host of problems — such as, what to do when Trump says the word “great” 45 times?

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Religious Right: Trump is ‘King Cyrus’ Freeing the Jews

Trump as “Cyrus,” President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as “Babylon,” the Jews as either modern-day Israelis or Americans? It’s n...

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