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Judge Joseph Wapner, Star Of ‘The People’s Court,’ Dies At 97

— Joseph Wapner, the retired judge who starred in the first television reality show, has died. Wapner died on Sunday at his home in Los Angeles at the age of 97...

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Yad Vashem Pushes Amazon To Yank Holocaust-Denying Books

JERUSALEM — The Yad Vashem Holocaust museum has called on online retailer Amazon to remove books that deny the Holocaust from its websites. Dr. Robert Rozett, ...

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Philadelphia Jewish Cemetery Vandalized — Scores of Headstones Toppled

Dozens of headstones were overturned and broken at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia.

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Mike Pence, Trump’s Unlikely Envoy To The Jews, Gets Israel’s Flag Wrong In Tweet

Memo to Vice President Mike Pence: everything that flutters and is blue is not the Israeli flag.

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Natalie Portman Skips Oscars Due To Pregnancy

— Israeli-born actress Natalie Portman said she will not attend the Academy Awards due to her pregnancy. Portman was nominated for a Best Actress award for her ...

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Swastika Made Of Feces Found At Rhode Island School of Design

— A swastika made with human feces was found in a dormitory bathroom at the Rhode Island School of Design. The existence of the swastika was confirmed by the sc...

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Omri Casspi Dumped By New Orleans Pelicans After Breaking Thumb

— Omri Casspi, the first Israeli to play in the National Basketball Association, was waived by the New Orleans Pelicans less than a week after he was traded to ...

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Montana Bill Would Shun Businesses That Boycott Israel

— The Montana House advanced a bill that would prohibit the state from doing business with companies that boycott Israel. The bill passed a second reading the House on Saturday by a vote of 59-41. It must still pass a third reading before it leaves the House. The bill would prevent public agencies, including…

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How Purim Is A Call To Leadership

  — Purim is a dark story marked by a crazy party. I’m still unsure why a close brush with extermination became, in the Middle Ages, an opportunity for costume...

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Trump Administration May Quit UN Human Rights Council

— The Trump administration is considering pulling out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, in part over its targeting of Israel, Politico reported. The w...

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Sebastian Gorka Chickens Out On ‘Man-To-Man’ Meeting With Twitter Critic

Sebastian Gorka, the controversial far right wing White House aide with ties to Hungarian anti-Semitic groups, has scrapped a “man-to-man” meeting with a critic...

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Swastika Spray Painted On Suburban Buffalo School Playground

— About one dozen swastikas and racial slurs were drawn on cars and a building in a suburb of Buffalo, New York. A nearby elementary school playground and railw...

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