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Dov Hikind in his black basketball costume for Purim - fun or offensive?
 

Posted on: February 25th, 2013

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Is a Purim costume of a stereotyped black basketball player a racist slur, especially when a Jewish politician is behind the mask? NY legislator Hikind says it was “lots of fun.” No offense intended.

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Soldier from the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL).
 

Posted on: February 25th, 2013

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The report has not been verified, and there are no details concerning who kidnapped the victim, Carl Kampo from Austria.

 

Posted on: February 25th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

Palestinian Authority PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas may be shooting himself in the head – literally – by beating the drums for violent “resistance” riots. The latest excuse for protests against Israel was the death on Saturday of PA prisoner Arafat Jaradat, who PA official insists was tortured to death, while an autopsy in the presence […]

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Posted on: February 25th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The FBI warned the head of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit that his name was on the hit list of a convicted killer and neo-Nazi sympathizer. Scott Kaufman, CEO of the Detroit federation, was told last week that his name was on a list in a notebook kept by a Toledo man who was […]

Ayman Abdel Nour
 

Posted on: February 25th, 2013

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Israeli and Saudi-backed intelligence agencies are behind Syrian rebel suicide bombings, according to a Syrian website that is loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad. The accusations are a new twist on Syrian government accusations that Israel and the United States are behind the suicide bombings. Quoting “informed” sources in the Syrian opposition, Dam Press said […]

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Posted on: February 25th, 2013

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Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett won praise from a most unexpected corner Monday, with social protest leader Daphni Leff dumping on Yair Lapid, among others, but praising Bennett’s party as the only one with any real heritage. In an interview with the European Jewish Press, Leff not surprisingly dismissed Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for having […]

 

Posted on: February 25th, 2013

News & ViewsMediaArts and Entertainment

A Marc Chagall work from 1981, “Bouquet in a Green Vase”, was sold at the Tel Aviv Hilton for $314,000 in an auction that was held simultaneously in several countries, Globes reported Monday. The Matsart auction house brought more than $800,000 in the sales, which included a 1959 work by Mané Katz, “Four Musicians”, that […]

 

Posted on: February 25th, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

The federal government says spinach is so healthy that schools will lose their eligibility for funding if the Popeye favorite is not served, but some orthodox schools say the rule is full of bugs – literally. Several orthodox Jewish groups have asked the US Dept. of Agriculture to choose substitutes for leafy green vegetables that […]

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Posted on: February 25th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Greece’s Jewish community has complained to authorities in Athens after a controversial entertainer used a symbol of an intertwined swastika and a Star of David to promote his night club shows. “The design depicted on the poster fiercely insults our very religion as well as the memory of the six million Jews, victims of the […]

Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau
 

Posted on: February 25th, 2013

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Despite the admissions and the remorse, Jonathan continues to remain in jail for a period of time unparalleled in its harshness.

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Posted on: February 25th, 2013

News & ViewsMiddle EastIran

The joint Israeli-American Arrow anti-missile system scored its first successful trial at a would-be Israeli target over the Mediterranean Sea Monday morning. The experiment tested the launch system but did not include a dummy missile target. One of the potential targets for the Arrow is the Iranian Shihab missile. The Arrow 3 interceptor was successfully […]

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Far from being a mass movement so far, Arab protests over the past few days have amounted to local trickles.
 

Posted on: February 25th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

"The atmosphere is similar to the first intifada: it's popular, non-violent and massive and will spread all over the Palestinian territories."

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Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked during a meeting of the Jewish Home Knesset faction, February 18, 2013.
 

Posted on: February 25th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHaredim

44% said they prefer their party to compromise on principles to join Netanyahu's coalition.

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Posted on: February 25th, 2013

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More than 583,000 men have been circumcised since 2008, as part of the voluntary medical male circumcision program. The VMMC beneficiaries also received HIV prevention and counseling services in a drive organized by the National Aids/STI Control Program. The program, which started in 2008, aims to reach 860,000 voluntarily circumcisions by October. “The response to […]

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Pollard may be gumming up the works for Obama and Kerry by refusing to attend a parole hearing after a deal was proposed to free him if Israel. releases terrorists.
 

Posted on: February 25th, 2013

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The goal is 100,000.

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Posted on: February 25th, 2013

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Both rival films which competed in the 85th Academy Awards ceremony for best documentary, “The Gatekeepers,” directed by Israeli Dror Moreh, and “5 Broken Cameras,” directed by Palestinian Emad Burnat and Israeli Guy Davidi, have failed to receive the Oscar. The prize went to “Searching for Sugar Man,” a chronicle of a forgotten musician’s rediscovery, […]

Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid embracing Habayit Hayehudi Chairman Neftali Bennett in the Knesset, after the Lapid's virgin speech at the podium.
 

Posted on: February 25th, 2013

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Jewish Home has begun to promote principles previously associated almost exclusively with Yair Lapid's agenda.

 

Posted on: February 25th, 2013

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Omri Casspi, the first Israeli to play in the NBA, had an appendectomy. The Cleveland Cavaliers forward had his appendix removed on Saturday night at the Orlando Regional Medical Center and stayed overnight at the hospital, CBS Sports reported Sunday, citing a team news release. Casspi was to be re-evaluated on Sunday. He had been […]

 

Posted on: February 24th, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

Former Israeli Chief Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau wrote President Barack Obama  that God, via the American people, “appointed you…President of the United States,”  and that as a defender of freedom, he should release Jonathan Pollard from prison more than 28 years. Rabbi Lau quoted from chapter 14 in the First Book of Samuel, which refers […]

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Posted on: February 24th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee on human rights will convene a hearing on anti-Semitism Wednesday, saying it is worsening, especially in Europe. “It is getting demonstrably worse all over the world, but especially Europe,” said Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.), who is chairman of the subcommittee and also co-chairs the U.S. Helsinki […]

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