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Sunday Times Apologizes for Netanyahu Cartoon

The Sunday Times of London apologized for publishing an editorial cartoon depicting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu building a wall on the bodies of Palestinians and using their blood as cement.

Shas Chairman: Torah Study More Important than Being Minister

When the Shas Sephardi Haredi religious party is really to give up a Cabinet post for the sake of funding for yeshivas, you know they are really getting nervous.

Hall of Fame Punts Late Ravens’ Jewish Owner Art Modell

Art Modell, who died in September, helped make pro football a multi-billion dollar empire, but the late Jewish owner of the Ravens won’t make it into the Hall of Fame, at least not this time.

Will Kerry Search for His Roots in Israel?

John Kerry’s name today would have been John Kohn, or maybe Yonatan Kohn, if his great-grandfather had not converted to Catholicism, and assuming his parents would have survived the Holocaust.

Rabbi Cooper Gives ‘Em Hell in Berlin

Augstein has written about Haredi Jews: "They are cut from the same cloth as their Islamic fundamentalist opponents. They follow the law of revenge.”

NYT: Fans Mirror Israel’s Racism—Ignores Europe’s Hate Stadiums

Like Europeans, Israelis are mad for their soccer.  For some, soccer is the true religion of the Middle East,  one shared by Muslims and...

LGBT Jews Excited About Kids’ Purim Book With Two Dads

In honor of the upcoming Jewish holiday of Purim, gay news site Queerty is encouraging LGBT Jews to buy a new book featuring a Jewish boy with two fathers, the first of its kind to bring Judaism, children, and homosexuality together.

Professional Atheist Dawkins Now Insulting Muslims

On Monday it was reported that Islamists burned down the Ahmed Baba Institute library.

Brooklyn College Students Explain Academic Freedom to BC Profs, Admin.

"Like the right to free speech, academic freedom rights are not unbounded; the department has basically yelled “fire” on campus, and locked the doors to their department after doing so."

Arab Media Run Out of Incitement, Rehash ‘Israel-9/11’ Libel

Two Arabic language websites in Britain and Egypt, banking on the theory that people will believe a lie if you tell it often enough, have dug out the “Blame Israel for 9/11” libel again.

Atheist Birthright Founder and Rabbi Buchwald to Do Battle

Jewish Outreach founder Rabbi Ephraim Buchwald and Birthright’s co-founder, self-declared atheist Michael Steinhardt have agreed “to wrestle out” their beliefs in a debate.

Brooklyn College Poli-Sci Supporting Academic Boycotts of Israel

Ironically, given its promotion of an event that would silence academics, BC's Poli-Sci department is defending its involvement in the event by invoking "academic freedom."

Israeli Haredim Becoming Black Hat Professionals

A new Israeli government survey sheds light on mainstream media slander of Haredim and points to a growing trend of Haredim studying law and business.

UPDATED It’s On: Israel Demands Times Apologize for Blood Libel

The Sunday Times has so far denied that the cartoon was anti-Semitic.

MP May Face Disciplinary Action over Israel Remarks

Ward appeared on television to defend his comments and reinforce his point, but on Sunday he changed his tune.

UPDATE: Holocaust Day Commemorated with Hate

There are some who insist that Israel is a modern day version of the grand masters of genocide.

London Sunday Times Anti-Israel Cartoon Called ‘Blood Libel’

The cartoon published on Sunday, which was International Holocaust Memorial Day.

Brazilian Neo-Nazi Gets 3 Years in Jail

A Brazilian judge sentenced a man to 35 months in jail for giving Jewish students a Nazi salute and exposing his swastika tattoo.

Dutch Stolen Art Committee Dismisses Katz Family’s 188 Claims

A panel of experts advised the Dutch government to return only one painting out of 189 claimed by relatives of a Holocaust-era art collector.

Hotel Owner who Kicked Jews Out Hosting Anti-Jihadists

Geller promises she and Spencer will partake in a proudly Zionist event in the Shangri-La Hotel, "we will talk forthrightly about the roots of Islamic antisemitism in the Quran and other Islamic texts."

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