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Hashtag Protests Against IDF Sexual Assault Case Inspire Backlash

Israeli feminist bloggers address the sense of entitlement (male) IDF soldiers have to women’s bodies.

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Holocaust Survivor Who Fought Off Mugger Says ‘Ill’ Attacker Needs Treatment — Not Jail

(JTA) — A 91-year-old Holocaust survivor who fought off a purse snatcher said the alleged attacker arrested this week should not go to jail if she is mentally i...

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Rahm Emanuel Meets Donald Trump, Urges Immigration Amnesty for ‘Dreamers’

Emanuel, who declared Chicago a “sanctuary city” for immigrants, is asking the president-elect to continue Obama’s program which stayed deportation of some undo...

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Post-Election, George Soros Vows $10 Million To Track, Combat Hate Crime

The billionaire and Holocaust survivor wants to fight post-election hate crimes.

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Pro-Israel Camp Shrugs Off ‘Apartheid’ Questions About Defense Pick James Mattis

WASHINGTON (JTA) — President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for defense secretary is on the record decrying the burdens that Israel places on the United States an...

The Assimilator

Provocative Ad Featuring Statue of Liberty Giving Nazi Salute Touches a Nerve

Some have called out the ad as representing “what American politics have become.”

News

Rabbinical Court Uncovers Jewish Polygamous Sect

An Israeli rabbinical court has discovered a Jewish polygamous cult operating in Tel Aviv, according to a report by the Israeli news website Arutz Sheva.

The Assimilator

Want To Spice Things Up On Twitter? Follow These 8 Jews Immediately

‘Tis the season to start following hilarious, insightful and delightfully snarky people on Twitter.

Culture

Rachel Kushner Wrote About Jerusalem Refugee Camp For NYT Mag — Here’s What Happened Behind the Scenes

Kushner went to Shuafat with little knowledge of Israel or the occupied territories. She left with intimate knowledge of the region’s violence.

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Complaint Filed After Dutch Party’s Muslim Founders Say Hitler Was Jewish

AMSTERDAM (JTA) — A Dutch anti-discrimination group complained to police over a political party whose Muslim founders said Adolf Hitler was Jewish and that homo...

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State Department: Outpost Bill “Profoundly Damaging” to Peace Prospects

(JTA) — The U.S. State Department said it was “profoundly concerned” about a controversial bill that would help legalize West Bank outposts built on Palestinian...

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Maryland Lt. Gov.’s Response to Hate Crime Wave Upsets Some

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Maryland’s lieutenant governor is raising hackles for saying he was glad haters are coming out into the open, referring to a question he fiel...

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