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Report: Anti-Semitism Increased 40%, Genocidal Speech Doubled in 2016

AMCHA Initiative’s 2016 report indicates two main sources are responsible for anti-Semitism on campus.

Scarlett Johansson Filed for Divorce

In January 2014, Johansson resigned from her position in Oxfam, in response to the group's criticism of her promotions for SodaStream, in Judea.

Conservative Movement Reverses Ezra the Scribe, Admits Gentiles

'Now honor the Lord, the God of your ancestors, and do his will. Separate yourselves from the peoples around you and from your foreign wives.'

Israel to Host Groundbreaking Conference on Relations Between Homelands and their Diasporas

Senior officials from 30 countries to gather in Jerusalem to learn from Israel’s experience in maintaining ties with Diaspora Jews.

New Orleans Hebrews Swept in Ol’ Mardi Gras Shabbat Excitement

We have no idea how one can maintain the two warring notions of 'Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans' and 'avoiding immodesty' in the same sentence

20 Reform Clergy Arrested in NY Anti-Trump Ban Rally

“Tradition teaches us to be kind to the plight of refugees,” Gartner told the Daily News, although she did not specify which tradition she was referencing.

Sarah Silverman Calling for Military Coup Against Trump

And so, the hysterically funny Sarah Silverman is now forever branded with her link to fascistic goon squads using violence to blow up events to which they object.

New Study: Israel No Longer a Priority for Many Jewish-American Voters

The self-image of American Jews, along with their self-perceptions, cosmopolitan approach, and value systems all developed before the birth of Israel.

‘Open Orthodox’ Rabbi Alters Shabbat Prayer for the President to Omit Trump

So we searched the text of this socially conscious, alternative prayer, and discovered it has no mention of three words: "Jews," "Jewish," and "Israel."

Conservative Shul Calls for Fasting on Inauguration Day

'If Netivot Shalom is empty this Shabbat morning because members of Netivot Shalom are marching as part of the nationwide response to the Presidential Inauguration.'

Report: Anthony Weiner Wants Huma Back

At this point, the disgraced former Congressman is broke and does not stand a chance to regain any of his lost prestige.

Hunting Down a Terrorist in Haifa, City of Unity

Security sources are maintaining a partial gag order on an investigation into a deadly attack in Haifa.

Liberman: Paris Summit Will Be Modern-Day ‘Dreyfus Affair’

Defense Minister Liberman warns French Jews in particular that if they want to remain Jewish, now is the time to leave.

Tuesday the Rabbi Was Kicked Out for Performing Intermarriages

At the same time, there is a creeping acceptance of intermarriages within the Conservative movement.

Exhibition: The Jewish Ghetto in Postcards from Eastern Europe to Downtown Manhattan

From 1880 to 1924, one third of the Jewish population of Eastern Europe left shtetls and cities for the United States, fleeing persecution and seeking economic opportunity.

Pop Culture Pundit Sees Superman as Paradigm of the Assimilated Jew

"Superman and Captain America can be seen as Jewish creators imagining how they'd be awesome and powerful if they were white."

Greenblatt Headed Obama Admin Agency, Soros-Funded Initiative Before ADL

ADL national director Jonathan Greenblatt accused of politicizing his organization's principles.

Israel’s Rabbinate Avoids Western Wall Event

Israel's Rabbinate is caught in a pool of political quicksand over the issue of plurality at the Western Wall.

Jewish ‘Pluralists’ Rage as Rabbi Riskin Gives Only One Finger, Not Entire Hand

Rabbi Riskin tried to put a leash on this cat and take it on a walkie when he told Ha'aretz he would accept Reform conversions should the Reform agree to the requirements of "immersion in the mikveh, circumcision, and basic knowledge and practice of Judaism."

Which Is Worse for Jews: Halloween or Christmas?

It is impossible to paint lipstick on either of these pigs, but in the competition between Halloween and Christmas over which of the two holidays is more dangerous Halloween wins out, hands down.

Left, Right, Agree: Intermarriage Marks Demise of US Jewish Community

Using the great, eye opening Pew study of 2013, Cohen points out that the signs of Jewish life in intermarried Jewish families are fast diminishing.

Senior German Lawmaker Says Law of Integration is Solution to Jewish Community Fears

Senior German lawmaker Johannes Kahrs says a Law of Integration would solve the Jewish community fears being fed by recent events escalated by incoming Muslim refugees.

Bennett Relying on Orthodox to Lead Israel’s Jewish Identity Project for Diaspora Youth

The fact that the first two of these organizations is completely Orthodox, while the third varies from one campus to another has irked many, in Israel and abroad.

Monday Jeffrey Goldberg Walked Away from the Ha’aretz Cult

Written by Hasia Diner and Marjorie N. Feld, the article included blatantly hostile statements, reminiscent of drivel issued by Neturei Karta and any of the varieties of "American Rabbis for Peace" groups out there.

Canadian Greens Expel Holocaust Denier Monika Schaefer [video]

She denounced “the 6-million lie” and recommended the writings of Ernst Zündel, a German Holocaust denier who had been deported from Canada in 2005.

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