Kagan Defends Her Admiration for Barak

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan said her admiration for a former Israeli chief justice was rooted in her Jewishness and admiration for Israel.

The Family That Laughs Together...

Where do funny kids come from? In the case of Ben Stiller, some pretty hilarious parents — comedians and actors Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara.

Poking Fun, Israeli Style

When the world is going to proverbial poop, what do you do? Turn to self-parody, of course.

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Canadians Detained in Auschwitz Theft

Just months after three men were convicted of stealing the Arbeit Macht Frei (Work Sets You Free) sign from the Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial, two Canadians were detained June 26 for allegedly pilfering two spikes from the railway tracks that run through the compound.

Israel’s Stealth Foreign Minister

On June 8, Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman made a trip to the United States. He met leaders of the Jewish community, attended the opening ceremony of a community center in New York, briefed Israeli diplomats and returned to Jerusalem without making a stop in Washington. During his two-day trip, Lieberman did not meet any American administration officials.

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