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Posted on: December 17th, 2013

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The Haredi Gat Brothers, Aryeh and Gil, have become the first act named to the semi-finals of the popular new Israeli talent show “Rising Star.” The show, which allows Israeli viewers to vote in real time for their favorite performers using an app on their mobile phones, is designed to uncover the next hot Israeli […]

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Posted on: December 4th, 2013

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A best-selling German satirical novel about the return of Adolf Hitler to modern-day Germany is being adapted into a film. “Er Ist Wieder Da,” German for “He’s Back,” sold 1.3 million copies in Germany after its 2012 release. In the book, Hitler awakens in modern-day Berlin and garners enough attention to become host of his […]

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They just awarded him the French Legion, and then he gets sued for accusing Croatians of murdering lots of Serbs. They did, of course, did the whole Nazi thing, too. Conundrum.
 

Posted on: December 3rd, 2013

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Mrs. Zimmerman's boy has some bad blood going with the Croatians.

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PM Netanyahu and President Peres.
 

Posted on: November 27th, 2013

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If you really love Israel, get out your Kleenex to wipe the tears as Peres and Netanyahu sing together the epic “You and I, We'll Change to World” by the late Arik Einstein. Lyrics are below so you can sing along and cry.

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Israeli Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan put to rest the rumors and admitted helping Israel acquire technology for nuclear weapons program
 

Posted on: November 27th, 2013

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Famous Israeli Hollywood producer finally admits he was a spy for Israel and helped his country acquire the technology for nuclear weapons

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Arik Einstein was bigger than life.
 

Posted on: November 26th, 2013

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He was bigger than life.

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Singer Arik Einstein in a 2006 photograph.
 

Posted on: November 26th, 2013

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Einstein, 74, is considered Israel's greatest singer of all times.

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Who is a Jew? Lauren Silverman's Catholic boyfriend Simon Cowell, whose father is Jewish, starts thinking about religion.
 

Posted on: November 19th, 2013

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The expected birth of a boy to Jewess Lauren Silverman and her Roman Catholic boyfriend and X-Factor Judge Simon Cowell has prompted him to plan a trip to Israel and think about becoming Jewish, the London Mirror reported. He told the newspaper he wants to make a “more informed decision” before he commits to the […]

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Posted on: November 14th, 2013

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A new drama series to be aired on the NBC subsidiary USA Network will be the first American television series to be filmed  in Israel, and most of the scenes will be in eastern Jerusalem. “Dig” will be filmed in the City of David national park located in the Silwan neighborhood of Jerusalem as well […]

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Here's a great way to celebrate our right to the Samaria region – by imbibing it. This Sunday, in New York City, you can do a lot of that. Find out yet another reason to hold on to our ancestral soil: It makes fantastic wine.
 

Posted on: November 14th, 2013

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Will the secretary of State understand that the Israeli wine renaissance is taking place in the Shomron region, and therefore we're not letting it go?

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Posted on: November 12th, 2013

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German authorities have bowed to international pressure and are publishing a partial list of artworks found in a Munich apartment. The spectacular art find – including works by Chagall, Picasso, Matisse and Beckmann – was publicized by the Munich-based Focus magazine earlier this month. Officials are assembling a “task force” of experts to speed up provenance research. […]

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Posted on: November 12th, 2013

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The U.S. National Archives is now displaying 24 out of 2,700 Jewish books and ancient documents that were recovered in the basement of the Iraqi intelligence ministry (Mukhabarat) during the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003. The exhibit opened Nov. 8 and will run through Jan. 5, 2014. According to an agreement the U.S. signed with Iraqi authorities, […]

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Posted on: November 7th, 2013

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AJC France condemned the “humanitarian” organization Action Against Hunger (ACF) for distributing a film that solely blames Israel for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The film, “Broken Hopes,” presents the views of three anti-Israel experts who are in various ways connected to the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestiture and Sanctions (BDS) movement or to organizations that oppose Israel’s existence. […]

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Posted on: November 6th, 2013

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Israel native Amir Lehavot finished in third place in the World Series of Poker, taking home about $3.7 million. Lehavot, 38, who lives in South Florida, was eliminated Tuesday morning. The tournament in Las Vegas started on July 6 with 6,352 competitors who each bought in for $10,000. He moved to the United States from […]

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Posted on: November 4th, 2013

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Authorities in Munich revealed that a cache of works, many by artists the Nazis considered “degenerate,” was found in a moldy storeroom in the German city. The hundreds of works were hoarded by an elderly man who sold some of them to cover everyday expenses. Included among the 1,500 works, which reportedly are worth billions, […]

 

Posted on: November 4th, 2013

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Daily Show host Jon Stewart’s favorite Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef’s show, modeled largely after Stewart’s, was not aired in its Friday night time slot last week. CBC, the private channel carrying Youssef’s program, took the Friday night broadcast of off schedule minutes before its 10 PM airtime. A broadcaster read out a statement explaining that […]

 

Posted on: October 31st, 2013

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A concert this Sunday at the Ira & Nancy Koger Center for the Arts in Columbia, SC, will commemorate the rescue in World War 2 of 49,000 Bulgarian Jews from being shipped to the Nazi death camps. The Songs of Life Festival presentation, which includes as its centerpiece the oratorio “A Melancholy Beauty” by Bulgarian […]

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Paul Abdul arrived in Israel for a "dream come true" this week and will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah at the Western Wall - at age 51.
 

Posted on: October 28th, 2013

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Now here is a real ‘woman at the Wall.” Paula Adbul is in Israel for the first time ever and will visit the Western Wall. At the age of 51, the time finally has come for a Bat Mitzvah.

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Legendary singer, songwriter and musician Lou Reed.
 

Posted on: October 28th, 2013

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A restlessly inventive solo artist over the past 40 years, he was harsh, unpredictable and challenging.

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Crusader Kings II 'Sons of Abraham' video game allows Jews to rebuild the Temple
 

Posted on: October 25th, 2013

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Convert others to Judaism, bring back the Priesthood, build the Holy Temple, re-create the Kingdom of Israel and hit up the pope for money at the same time. Yep, Crusader Kings II has gone Jewish.

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