Dieudonne Fined $24K for 'Gas Chamber' Quip

French comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala was fined 22,500 euros ($24,000) on Thursday for a jibe against a radio journalist in 2013 suggesting that hearing the broadcaster speak made him think of Nazi gas chambers.

Throughly Modern Esther

Welcome to Throwback Thursday, a weekly photo feature in which we sift 116 years of Forward history to find snapshots of women’s lives.

Benjamin Netanyahu Hails Ties With U.S. — Dials Back Trashing 2-State Solution

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu affirmed his country’s strong ties with the United Stated on Thursday after tensions in the run-up to his election victory, saying Israel has “no greater ally.”


Why Jon Stewart Is Really Mad at 'Racist' Bibi

Jon Stewart is kind of mad at Benjamin Netanyahu. Not so much for winning this week’s Israeli election, but rather for stealing tried-and-true American divide-and-rule tactics.


Benjamin Netanyahu Poised for 67-Seat Coalition

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is poised to lead a heavily right-leaning coalition government with control of 67 of parliament’s 120 seats, according to final election results released on Thursday.

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