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Hikind Defends His Blackface Hoop Player Purim Shtick

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.

Sky: UN Adviser Kidnapped in Syria near Israeli Border

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

Israel-Made Drones to Protect FIFA Soccer Cup from Terrorists

Israel UAV drones, usually used to by Brazil to guard its borders, will be hovering over FIFA’s Confederation Cup games this year to protect players and fans from terrorists.

Abbas May Be Shooting Himself in the Head by Inciting Riots

Palestinian Authority PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas may be shooting himself in the head – literally – by beating the drums for violent “resistance” riots. The...

Detroit Jewish Leader on Pro-Nazi and Convicted Killer’s Hit List

The FBI warned the head of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit that his name was on the hit list of a convicted killer...

Alleged Secret Israeli-Saudi Alliance against Syria

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....

‘Protest Tent’ Leader Snorts at All Politicians – Except Bennett

Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett won praise from a most unexpected corner Monday, with social protest leader Daphni Leff dumping on Yair Lapid, among...

Chagall Lithograph Sells for $314,000 in Unique Hi-Tech Auction

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...

US Orthodox Jews Find Bugs in Nutrition Agenda

The federal government says spinach is so healthy that schools will lose their eligibility for funding if the Popeye favorite is not served, but...

Greek Entertainer under Fire for Swastika-Star of David Logo

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...

Rabbi Lau to Obama: Let Pollard Go

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

US and Israel Prepare for Iran, Score Arrow Missile Success

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...

PLO Supporting Escalating Violence But No ‘Third Intifada’ in Sight

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

51% Want Lapid, Bennett, Livni, Mofaz in Government, No Haredim

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

In Kenya 580,000 Circumcised to Curb Aids

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...

Israeli and Palestinian Films Fail to Get the Oscar

Both rival films which competed in the 85th Academy Awards ceremony for best documentary, "The Gatekeepers," directed by Israeli Dror Moreh, and "5 Broken...

Bennett: Likud Wants Us Out, We’re Sticking with Lapid

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

Arab PR Stunt Tells Obama How to Enter Temple Mount Mosque

The chances of Obama visiting the Al Aqsa mosque on the Temple Mount are the same as his praying at the Kotel – zero - but Arabs pulled a PR stunt Sunday warning him how to enter when he visits.

Israel’s NBA Player Omri Casspi Undergoes Appendectomy

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...

Women of Wall Rabbi Calls Knesset ‘Achasverosh’

Purim is an upside-down holiday, but Women of the Wall Rabbi Silverman takes the cake. She calls the Knesset Achasverous, a wicked goy, and suffers “tragedy” for her regarding them as enemies.

Rabbi Lau to Obama: God Sent You to White House; Send Pollard Home

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...

House Subcommittee to Meet on ‘Worsening Anti-Semitism’

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...

Paris Jewish School Rabbi Indicted for not Reporting Sex Abuse

The principal of a Jewish school in Paris was indicted for failing to report the sexual abuse of minors. The television network RILL reported that...

Autopsy: No Abuse of Dead PA Prisoner; Lawyer: He Was Tortured

An autopsy, where a Palestinian Authority doctor and legal team were present, determined Sunday night that there were no signs of abuse or violence...

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