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Viacom Turmoil Continues As Paramount CEO Said To Depart

Brad Grey, the chairman and chief executive officer of Viacom Inc’s Paramount Pictures film studio is expected to leave with an announcement coming as early as ...

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Paul Newman’s Long Lost Film’s National Debut In Doubt

As it turns out, TCM won’t be able to offer the much-awaited national debut of Paul Newman’s 1962 film “On the Harmfulness of Tobacco.” Here’s the story behind ...

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Largest Jewish Denomination Opposes Friedman Appointment

NEW YORK The Reform movement became the largest Jewish body to oppose the nomination of David Friedman as United States ambassador to Israel. In a statement rel...

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Remote Pacific Island Gets Its Own Chabad House

Chabad, the Hasidic movement that operates Jewish centers in more than 90 countries, has set up shop in the Pacific island archipelago of New Caledonia, which h...

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Paul Newman’s Lost Film, And More To Watch, Read, And Do This Weekend

With a long weekend ahead, you have even more time to take in the best cultural events in New York, Washington D.C., Chicago and Los Angeles.

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Adolf Hitler’s Personal Travel Phone Up For Auction

According to a report by the Associated Press, you will soon be able to purchase Adolf Hitler’s personal traveling telephone.

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In Elaborate Joke, Internet Provocateurs Turn ‘Trash Bird’ Into Nazi Icon

~~First came Pepe, the anti-Kermit, then Kek. Now meet Pek, the purple Hiter-loving pigeon.~~

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A Turkish Magazine Was Just Shut Down For A Cartoon About Moses

Turkey’s Erdogan regime continues its war on the free press this week by shutting down a satirical magazine for a cartoon about Moses.

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Jewish Democrats Unite To Fight Trump’s Executive Order

There’s no “Jewish caucus” in Congress like there is for Hispanic lawmakers, but the issue of LGBTQ rights has brought Jewish Democrats together.

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How Did Aaron Copland’s ‘Fanfare For The Common Man’ Get Its Name?

The title of Aaron Copland’s most famous piece, far from being a meaningless platitude, is a clear political statement.

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WATCH: ‘Holocaust Tourism’ Is Probed In A Compelling Documentary

Just what constitutes appropriate behavior at a Holocaust memorial site has been a hot topic recently.

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Ikea Aims To Reach Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox With A Female-Free Catalog

At 10 percent of Israel’s population, ultra-Orthodox Jews have big families and are a tempting market for the flat-pack furniture giant Ikea.

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