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Meadow Soprano to Play Disney’s First Jewish Latina Princess

As to the meaning of the term "Latino Jewish kingdom," we Googled it but to no avail.

YouTube Censors Pro-Israel Video By Egalitarian Rabbi

After a backlash by friends of Golub, as well as friends of Israel and free speech more generally, YouTube reinstated the video.

AP: Israeli Homes Surging in Eastern Jerusalem

The AP cites Hagit Ofran, head of the Peace Now Settlement Monitoring Team who complained that “when you build illegally ... there’s always a chance your house will be demolished.”

Mayim Bialik to Write, Direct Film on Mental Illness

“Growing up surrounded by mental illness is not something that is easy to write about, nor is it easy to live through,” Bialik said.
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Israel Channel 13 Reporter Slanders Rabbi in Prime Time, Forced to Apologize for Blunder

The video cropped out statements by the Rabbi, leading viewers to believe he was expressing his own personal beliefs.

Ad Kan Forces Meretz Leader to Beg Forgiveness from Settlement Security Chief

"I apologize from the bottom of my heart and ask for his forgiveness."
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A Dream Project Commemorates Two Loving Souls Cut Down in their Prime

More than two decades before Ari was killed, his close friend, Yehoshua Friedberg, an Israeli soldier, was kidnapped and killed by Palestinian terrorists on Purim 1993.

Hamas-Affiliate Uses British Libel Laws to Humiliate the Jewish Chronicle

The JC is not the first publication to end up paying money to Interpal to avoid a lawsuit. In June 2019, the Daily Mail and Mail Online gave the charity more than $145,000.
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Gaza Border Israeli Children Sing in Protest of Terror Threat

The clip is part of the Israeli Victory Project Campaign, which argues that Israel should move away from policies of appeasement toward Palestinian terror, and act to decisively defeat the terror organizations.

Noam Party Candidate Was Behind Nixing of Mixed Armored Crews

Rabbi Zvi Kostiner, dean of the yeshiva in Mitzpe Ramon, says he was behind the pressure exerted on the IDF to cancel the women's armor corps course.

‘New York Times’ Editor Apologizes for Antisemitic Tweets

“I have deleted tweets from a decade ago that are offensive. I am deeply sorry,” posted politics editor Tom Wright-Piersanti on his Twitter page, which is currently private.

Maher Fires Back at Tlaib: Does She ‘Want to Boycott 93 Percent of Her...

“Some people have one move only: boycott. Cancel. Make-go-away. But here’s the thing, the house voted 318 to 17 to condemn the #BDS movement,” tweeted cable talk-show host and comedian Bill Maher.

Good News: Only 14 Out of 8 Million Israelis Want Boycott of Berlin Music...

How ironic, that Rosen Zvi, whose articles deal with the development of the term Goy, would be used to bash a pro-Jewish resolution by the vast majority of a German parliament practically packed with goyim.

Bereaved Families to HBO: ‘Our Boys’ Misleading Viewers About Israeli Societal Acceptance of Terrorism

Some 120 Israeli bereaved families sent a letter to American entertainment company HBO protesting the new series “Our Boys,” which depicts the harsh events that led to Operation Protective Edge in Gaza during the summer of 2014.

Hasidic Concert Canceled in Afula After Court Nixes Gender Separation

"There are entire communities who were waiting to go to this performance. . .In the name of equality, not only women, but also men are removed. Canceling this event leaves all these families at home.”

Meet Me on Hamas, Corner of Incendiary Balloons: Protest Street Signs Overtake Tel Aviv...

As the activist group described it: "The street names were changed in response to the failed government policy against Hamas and the terrorist organizations"

Rivlin Hosts 929 Initiative’s 26th Bible Study Group on ‘David – King and Father’

"Indeed, it is difficult for both of the roles of father and king to coexist. David thus serves both as a role model and a warning sign for us."

Jennifer Lopez Arrives in Israel

J.Lo has arrived in Israel for her concert this week.

Liberman Posts Hate Video Calling on Haredim to Enlist – Featuring IDF Veteran

There's nothing quite like featuring the photo of exactly the wrong Rabbi in your hate campaign.

Leading Israeli Artists to Teach at Top US Universities 2019-2020

Beyond engaging with students, visiting artists share contemporary Israeli culture with American communities.

Bon Jovi Ignores BDS Campaign, Arrives in Israel to Perform

‘I chose Israel and I’m coming; no one will cancel my show.’

Arab Opinion-Shaper at the Knesset: ‘Israel is a Dreamland’

The bloggers and journalists are in Israel on the invitation the Foreign Ministry, some coming from Arab countries which have no diplomatic relations with the Jewish state.

British Jewish Leader Regrets Pun Calling to ‘Sacrifice’ (Korban) Labour’s Corbyn

Lionel Kopelowitz will be 93 in December. The last time he was live streamed was probably on one of those lovely Thames tributaries we all remember from Jerome K. Jerome's Three Men in a Boat.

Twitter Suspends Iranian News Accounts for Harassing Baha’i Followers

A source at Twitter confirmed to the BBC the Iranian news agency accounts were suspended for “coordinated and targeted harassment of people associated with Baha’i."

Netflix Showing New Film on Ethiopian Jews’ Rescue in SF Jewish Festival

From 1979 to 1983, Aliyah activists and Mossad agents operating in Sudan encouraged the Beta Israel communities in Ethiopia to come to the Sudan, and from the Sudan they would be taken to Israel via Europe.
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Photographer Amos Nachoum’s Polar Bear Swim Dream’s US Premiere at SF Jewish Festival

The San Francisco Jewish Festival will feature "Picture of His Life" July 28 at the Castro Theater.

Trump Wants Leftist Congresswomen to Apologize for their Foul Language

The president was referencing several Congress members, but probably more than anyone else Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI-13).
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HBO Releases Trailer of ‘Our Boys’ on the Kidnappings that Preceded the 2014 Gaza...

Filmed in Israel, "Our Boys" is based on the true events which led to the outbreak of war in Gaza.

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