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Natalie Portman's husband Benjamin Millepied is studying to convert to Judaism.
 

Posted on: January 29th, 2014

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French choreographer Benjamin Millepied, husband of Jewish actress Natalie Portman, told an Israeli newspaper that he is converting to Judaism. Millepied told the Hebrew-language Yediot Acharonot that he is “in the middle of the conversion process.” He added that he hopes that the conversion process will “come to an end soon and I will become […]

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Pete Seeger, who died on Monday, supported BDS more than Israel.
 

Posted on: January 29th, 2014

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Legendary folk singer and political activist Pete Seeger, who died on Monday in New York City at the age of 94, left behind a complicated if not questionable legacy when it came to Israel. Famous for 1960s hits like “If I Had a Hammer,” “Turn, Turn, Turn,” and “Where Have All the Flowers Gone,” Seeger […]

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Rose Fostanes after being declared winner of the singing contest X-Factor in Israel.
 

Posted on: January 20th, 2014

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Israel for once surrendered to public pressure for the right reason.

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Posted on: January 18th, 2014

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A Jewish community center in San Diego cancelled a concert by Eyal Golan amid suspicions that the Israeli singer had sex with minors, an Israeli radio station reported. Golan was slated to perform Jan. 19 at a concert which was advertised as late as Jan. 10 on the website of the Lawrence Family Jewish Community […]

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Posted on: January 15th, 2014

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Canadian singer Neil Young, of the former Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young rock group of the late 60s, will perform with his Crazy Horse band in Tel Aviv this July, his first performance in Israel since 1995. The announcement by an Israeli producer comes a week after a report, quoting Israeli producers, that the Rolling […]

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Andy Samberg tuxedo and all, wows his audience with hie impromptu thank you speech after winning the Golden Globes award for best actor.
 

Posted on: January 13th, 2014

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Andy Samberg’s acceptance speech for Golden Globes awards might deserve an award of its own.

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Charlie Watts, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones presenting Israel's official symbol.
 

Posted on: January 8th, 2014

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The Stones are negotiating for a $.5 million offer to play in Tel Aviv.

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The Simon Wiesenthal Center released its 2013 Top Ten Anti-Semitic/Anti-Israel Slurs. There are far more than 10 on the list.
 

Posted on: December 30th, 2013

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Arabs, Jews, Muslims, Europeans and Americans are well-represented.

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Posted on: December 23rd, 2013

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NBC reportedly has bowed to Palestinian Authority pressure and has cancelled plans to short part of its new “DIG” television series near the Old City in areas of Jerusalem claimed by the PA. “There was no plan made to film the series in the City of David National Park or in the village of Silwan, furthermore, […]

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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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