When he goes door to door in this city handing out campaign materials, Shai Gal doesn’t tell people to vote for Labor, Meretz or the other liberal parties vying for support ahead of Israel’s March 17 election.
Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales will receive the Dan David Prize and $1 million for his contribution to the information revolution.
Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) called Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned speech to Congress “tawdry” and said he would not attend, the most senior Democrat in the Senate to say he will stay away.11
A senior member of France’s Socialist party defended his assertion that Jews who are targeted because of Israel are like Muslims who are targeted over ISIS.7
The Anti-Defamation League expressed concern after two top Obama administration spokesmen parsed whether last month’s deadly attack in Paris was anti-Semitic.16
Jon Stewart will leave as the host of Comedy Central’s satirical newscast ‘The Daily Show’ later this year. In 16 years, he transformed the role of comedy in American politics and culture.7
Argentines around the world will mark the one-month anniversary of the unexplained death of AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman.
To Western ears, the play’s message of placing independent thought above blind obedience may seem banal. But in an increasingly militaristic Japan, Sugihara’s story is instructive — a tool for sensitizing children to the dangers of nationalism not only in Europe, but also in Japan.
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