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ADL Comes Out Against Islamic Center Near Ground Zero

By Jacob Berkman (JTA)

The Anti-Defamation League has issued a statement opposing the building of a mosque near the World Trade Center memorial site.Read More


Among Settlers, Pre-State Revisionist Movements Enjoy a Renaissance

By Chaim Levinson (Haaretz)

Dozens of people crowded into Tel Aviv’s Jabotinsky Museum last week to celebrate the 130th birthday of Ze’ev Jabotinsky, founder of the Revisionist Movement. The evening culminated with a ceremony in which prizes were awarded to high school and college students and academics for work in the spirit of JabotinskyRead More


Hackers Target Buchenwald Website

By JTA

Hackers replaced a list of Buchenwald victims with far-right slogans and links to Holocaust denial sites, officials at the concentration camp’s memorial said.Read More


In Congressional Races, Some Jewish Incumbents Are at Risk

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

If Jewish candidates sweep all the Senate races in this midterm election year, the Jewish total in the upper chamber would jump from 13 to 18. But with tight races in California and Wisconsin dogging incumbents, the number of Jews in the Senate also could drop to 11.Read More


Germany Charges 90-year-old in WWII Murders

By JTA

Germany has filed charges against a 90-year-old man for helping murder 430,000 Jews during World War II.Read More


$7 Million Fraud at Claims Conference Raises Questions

By Jacob Berkman (JTA)

After discovering $7 million in fraudulent payments, the Claims Conference is facing questions about whether it will recover the money and how extensive the fraud actually was.Read More


IDF: Bodies of Romanian Helicopter Crash Victims Found

By JTA

The bodies of seven soldiers aboard an Israeli transport helicopter that crashed into the side of a mountain in central Romania have been found, Israeli officials said.Read More


ADL Audit: Antisemitic Incidents at ‘Troubling’ Level

By JTA

The number of anti-Semitic incidents in the United States remained at a “sustained and troubling” level, according to the Anti-Defamation League’s annual audit.Read More


Oliver Stone Apologizes for Jewish Accusations

By JTA

Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone apologized for saying in an interview that the Jewish lobby controls Washington’s foreign policy and that Hitler’s actions should be put “into context.”Read More


EU, Canada Approve New Iran Sanctions

By JTA

European Union foreign ministers and Canada approved a package of stiffer economic sanctions against Iran.Read More





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  • Undeterred by the conflict, 24 Jews participated in the first ever Jewish National Fund— JDate singles trip to Israel. Translation: Jews age 30 to 45 travelled to Israel to get it on in the sun, with a side of hummus.
  • "It pains and shocks me to say this, but here goes: My father was right all along. He always told me, as I spouted liberal talking points at the Shabbos table and challenged his hawkish views on Israel and the Palestinians to his unending chagrin, that I would one day change my tune." Have you had a similar experience?
  • "'What’s this, mommy?' she asked, while pulling at the purple sleeve to unwrap this mysterious little gift mom keeps hidden in the inside pocket of her bag. Oh boy, how do I answer?"
  • "I fear that we are witnessing the end of politics in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. I see no possibility for resolution right now. I look into the future and see only a void." What do you think?
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  • "We will do what we must to protect our people. We have that right. We are not less deserving of life and quiet than anyone else. No more apologies."
  • "Woody Allen should have quit while he was ahead." Ezra Glinter's review of "Magic in the Moonlight": http://jd.fo/f4Q1Q
  • Jon Stewart responds to his critics: “Look, obviously there are many strong opinions on this. But just merely mentioning Israel or questioning in any way the effectiveness or humanity of Israel’s policies is not the same thing as being pro-Hamas.”
  • "My bat mitzvah party took place in our living room. There were only a few Jewish kids there, and only one from my Sunday school class. She sat in the corner, wearing the right clothes, asking her mom when they could go." The latest in our Promised Lands series — what state should we visit next?
  • Former Israeli National Security Advisor Yaakov Amidror: “A cease-fire will mean that anytime Hamas wants to fight it can. Occupation of Gaza will bring longer-term quiet, but the price will be very high.” What do you think?
  • Should couples sign a pre-pregnancy contract, outlining how caring for the infant will be equally divided between the two parties involved? Just think of it as a ketubah for expectant parents:
  • Many #Israelis can't make it to bomb shelters in time. One of them is Amos Oz.
  • According to Israeli professor Mordechai Kedar, “the only thing that can deter terrorists, like those who kidnapped the children and killed them, is the knowledge that their sister or their mother will be raped."
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  • Woody Allen on the situation in #Gaza: It's “a terrible, tragic thing. Innocent lives are lost left and right, and it’s a horrible situation that eventually has to right itself.”
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