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Northwestern Jewish Studies Professor Targeted With Nazi Salute Near Campus

(JTA) — A Jewish studies lecturer at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, said a stranger asked him if he was Jewish and then performed a Nazi salute ...

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Meet the BDS Backer Who Wants to Lead Britain’s Jewish Students

His election could lead to significant change in how the Union of Jewish Students behaves around Israel issues.

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Andrew Cuomo’s Anti-BDS Blacklist Fizzles — but Critics Push Back Anyway

New York governor Andrew Cuomo’s blacklist of firms that support the BDS movement seems to have fizzled, with the release of a list of all targeted companies th...

Culture

At Launch of Forward Anthology, A Celebration of Yiddish Fiction

A new anthology of fiction from the Forward makes a powerful argument for the ongoing relevance of Yiddish literature.

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Polish Restitution Group Launches Database on Looted Jewish Warsaw Property

(JTA) — Responding to legislation deemed harmful to efforts to return privately owned Jewish property in Warsaw, a major restitution group said it was building ...

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‘SufganiKing’ Donut Burger Coming for Hanukkah in Israel

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Burger King restaurants in Israel have introduced a donut burger for the Hanukkah season. The SufganiKing is a Whopper hamburger with savory d...

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Online Petition Pushes Donald Trump To Move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem

(JTA) — The Orthodox Union has started an online petition calling on President-elect Donald Trump to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv....

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Expert on Hate Opposes Campus Anti-Semitism Bill — Based on Definition He Created

A controversial anti-Semitism bill speeding through Congress has a new critic: The expert who wrote the anti-Semitism definition on which the bill is based.

Culture

Was Polish Culture Institute Director Fired For Too Much ‘Jewish-Themed Content?’

The director of the Berlin branch of the Polish Culture Institute has been reportedly fired for presenting too much “Jewish-Themed content” The Polish Ministry ...

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Hillel Scores Record $38M Donation To Bolster Staff

(JTA) — Hillel International is receiving $38 million, its largest gift ever, from a foundation established by the co-founder of Home Depot. The Marcus Foundati...

Sisterhood

Jewish Modesty: Not Just a Matter of Skirt Length

Instead of how long someone’s sleeves are, maybe we should think about the height of our heels.

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We Can’t Make Healthcare Great Again Unless We Consider This Hidden Cost

Whether through ObamaCare or not, Americans cannot afford increasing premiums.