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The Long Legacy of the Shoah in Scandinavia – Tablet Magazine

Within the Northern European countries that make up Scandinavia there has been a revival of active scholarship and popular interest into the treatment of Jews during World War II. The subject is very much alive in these countries and much more so than in

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The real Birthright: Inheriting our Jewish story | The Jerusalem post

These sleights of hands and oversights rest on a bigger distortion – the barrage of claims that young American Jews are abandoning Israel.

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Wiesenthal Center Calls AOC’s Concentration Camp Remarks ‘Insult to Victims of the Shoah’

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Leading Canadian Jewish Group Decries Passage of Bill Banning Religious Symbols

A Star of David. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. A leading Canadian Jewish group has decried Monday’s passage by the National Assembly …

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John Cusack blames 'bot' after sharing anti-Semitic tweet

Actor John Cusack is facing backlash on Monday for a tweet critics are calling anti-Semitic, which he later blamed on a "bot." 

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Why Neo-Nazis Love The BDS Movement So Much

'Stop Zionism!' 'Israel is our misfortune!' Who said it: 'progressive' supporters of the boycott Israel movement – or U.S. white supremacists and German neo-Nazis?

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Hero of Jewish Uprising at Sobibor Death Camp Passes Away in Israel at Age 96 | Jewish & Israel News

An aging road sign on the perimeter of the Nazi death camp in Sobibor. Photo: Reuters / Kacper Pempel. The …

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Palestinian Uber driver in L.A. kicks 2 Jewish women out of his car | The Jerusalem post

The driver, named Mustafa, asked the women where they were coming from after they sat in the back seat.

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Why Anti-Zionism Worse than Anti-Semitism | Jewish Journal

I always get suspicious when I hear someone flaunt their pro-Israel credentials by saying, “I firmly believe in Israel’s right to exist.” Gee, thanks. I firmly believe in your right to exist, too.

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UCLA Student Gov’t Passes Resolution Defending SJP From Antisemitism Claims | Jewish & Israel News

The entrance of UCLA. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Student government representatives at the University of California, Los Angeles, passed a resolution …

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UCLA Guest Lecturer Calls Zionists White Supremacists

During a guest lecture to a UCLA anthropology class on May 14, San Francisco State University Arab and Muslim Ethnicities...

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Israel Sign Defaced With Palestinian Slogans at UC San Diego Amid Reported Rise in ‘Hate Vandalism’ | Jewish & I

The defaced Israel sign at the University of California San Diego. Photo: Tritons For Israel. A sign celebrating Israel at …

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Rashida Tlaib's Lies Remind Us Why Israel Must Exist

The Palestinian tragedy is self-perpetuating. And it is led by people like Rashida Tlaib, who are unable to come to terms with history.

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Israelis Stand in Silence to Remember Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism

An IDF soldier and a friend stand still as a one-minute siren marking Memorial Day is sounded across Israel, at …

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Rabbi Wounded in Deadly California Synagogue Shooting Thanked in Delta in-flight Announcement

Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, injured in the recent shooting at the Congregation Chabad synagogue in Poway, California, speaks as US President …

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Civilian Death Toll Rises to 4 as More Than 600 Gaza Rockets Slam Israeli Cities

The scene where a 58-year-old man was killed Saturday night by shrapnel when his house in Ashkelon was hit by …

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On Yom Hashoah - look for YOUR name in the Yad Vashem database, and light a candle for you

To make the Shoah a little more real for you, look up your (Hebrew) name in the Yad Vashem database of Jews murdered in the Holocaust.

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Poway and the Struggle for America’s Soul - Insight & Commentary

If you’re a Jew in America today, there’s a good chance you’re concerned.

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Bret Stephens: A Despicable Cartoon in The Times

The paper of record needs to reflect deeply on how it came to publish anti-Semitic propaganda.

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First Swastikas, Then Synagogue Attack: US No Safe Haven for Israeli Family

A candlelight vigil is held at Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church for victims of a shooting incident at the Congregation …

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Off Duty Border Patrol Agent Shot At Synagogue Shooter, Prevented 'Much Worse Tragedy' | Daily Wire

An off-duty U.S. Border Patrol agent reportedly opened fire on a suspect who attacked a synagogue in California on Saturday and prevented a "much worse tragedy."

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Two Jewish siblings murdered in Sri Lanka terror attacks | Jewish News

Teenagers Daniel and Amelie Linsey were members of Westminster synagogue, and were among the eight Brits killed during the Easter Sunday atrocity

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Passover Seder to be held in Warsaw Ghetto for first time in 76 years | The Jerusalem post

Before the Holocaust, approximately one-third of Warsaw was Jewish.

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Notre Dame’s Surprising Jewish Treasures

The destroyed cathedral still retains priceless art depicting Jewish heritage in France.

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Why Has Explicit Anti-Semitism At A UNC/Duke Conference About Gaza Been Ignored By The Media?

The media ignored outrageous anti-Semitic speech at a major academic conference on Gaza. Ignoring the issue will not make it go away.

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Study Shows a Third of Americans Think Holocaust Murders Exaggerated

The “Hall of Names” commemorating victims of the Holocaust at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. Photo: David Shankbone via Wikimedia Commons. …

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Israel Apartheid Week flyer at Columbia U. depicts Jewish soldier with horns

Students Supporting Israel discovered the flyer and shared it on its Facebook page

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Allies knew of Holocaust in 1942, 2 years before previously assumed, UN documents prove | The Times of Israel

UK, US, Russia were aware of millions killed by Nazis, new book says, shedding damning light on refusal to take in refugees or try to halt slaughter

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We’re Jews, We’re Not White, We Define Ourselves | Jewish Journal

Last Sunday, I took my son Alexander, 9, to hear a performance of the Hebrew Choir Festival, which “aims to promote Hebrew as the common global Jewish language.” He didn’t want to go — it was a gorgeous afternoon — but I increasingly prioritize stuff like this.

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Twitter lashes out at ‘sociopath’ bagels sliced like bread

This is wrong — any way you slice it. A highly offensive photo of bagels, sliced as though they were loaves of bread, is spreading controversy across the internet. The man behind this crumby outrag…

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How Dare Chelsea Clinton Defend the Jews? – Tablet Magazine

In his rambling, 70-page manifesto, the Australian white supremacist who massacred some 50 Muslims in New Zealand last week cited, as inspirations, British Union of Fascists leader Oswald Mosley, the People’s Republic of China, a videogame called Spyro

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Jewish Groups Around Globe Express Solidarity With Muslims After New Zealand Attack

Grieving members of the public following a shooting at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, March 15, 2019. …

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Wake Forest Jewish Students Protest Exclusion From Campus Antisemitism Panel, Decry 'Antisemitic Messages' Promoted Duri

Members of Wake Forest University Hillel and Students Supporting Israel pose before a Feb. 27 panel discussion. Photo: SSI. Jewish …

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Terra Incognita: Growing anti-Jewsh retoric in the U.S.

This is quite convenient: to take a tiny minority group like Jews and accuse them constantly and systematically of being white supremacists.

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Genetic research: almost 25% of Latinos, Hispanics have Jewish DNA - Israel News - Jerusalem Post

Unprecedented genetic research undertaken by dozens of professors from around the world has provided evidence that almost a quarter of Latinos and Hispanics have significant Jewish DNA.

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'I Am Not Afraid,' Argentina's Chief Rabbi Says, as He Recovers in Hospital After Brutal Beating

Argentina’s Chief Rabbi Gabriel Davidovich was visited in hospital by the Israeli ambassador in Buenos Aires, Ilan Sztulman (c). Photo: …

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Antisemitic Mural Defaced (Meaning: Improved) In Downtown LA — Jewish Journal

UPDATE: 3:54 p.m. on Feb. 26: Jeff Norman, a representative of the Vortex, where a mural featuring Stars of David has caused consternation in the Jewish

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Buzz Aldrin Wishes Space IL Good Luck Ahead of Moon Launch

Excitement is in the atmosphere as Israel is set to launch our first spacecraft for the moon Friday morning Israel time (see what I did there?).

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On January 29, Two Hate Crimes Occurred. The Media Only Covered The Fake One. Here's Why.

On January 29, 2019, Chicago Police opened a hate crime investigation into the alleged assault of Empire actor Jussie Smollett. Smollett, who is black and gay, alleged that two men approached him at 2 a.m.

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French artist restores portraits of Holocaust survivors vandalized with swastikas

Amid a surge of anti-Semitic incidents in France, a portrait of famed Holocaust survivor Simone Veil was covered with swastikas

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French Jewish Leaders Decry 'Wall of Indifference' Surrounding Antisemitism, as Recorded Attacks Leap by 74% | Jewish &a

One of the antisemitic slogans appearing with increasing frequency in pubic spaces in France. Photo: Screenshot. The representative body of …

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Why Anti-Semitism Is The New Social Justice

All the cool kids are busy fighting against the movement for Jewish indigenous rights

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The Pan Am flight attendant who saved travelers from Palestinian terror - Jerusalem Post

Bhanot's defining moment came on September 5, 1986, which consequently led to the end of her life, but not without recognition.

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Outrage ensues over sausage-museum, hotel and theater plans at site of Buchenwald

Rikola-Gunnar Luettgenau of the Buchenwald memorial foundation said this plan shows a “lack of sensitivity” and a “lack of historical awareness.”

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Israel Joins US, Latin American Countries in Recognizing ‘New Leadership of Venezuela’

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido arrives to attend a holy mass in Caracas, Venezuela, January 27, …

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Insisting it’s not anti-Semitic, NJ group launches anti-ultra-Orthodox campaign | The Times of Israel

Video that echoes holocaust poem urges residents of the towns surrounding Lakewood not to sell to haredi Jews, warning they are taking over the area and harming 'quality of life'

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BDS Unmasked: Anti-Semitism, Is That You?

A so-called ‘teach-in’ event made me realize something about the BDS movement.

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Antisemitism Is Alive and Well in Europe — If It Ever Left | Jewish & Israel News

European Union flags in front of the European Commission building in Brussels. Photo: Amio Cajander via Wikimedia Commons. Saying that …

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The Nation of Islam Gets Taxpayer Funds to Incite Hatred of Jews

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan addressing the organization’s national convention in 2017. Photo: Reuters / Rebecca Cook. Ask average …

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The possibility of a new Holocaust with the reincarnation of antisemitism

The era of “never again” is ending in Western Europe, fading in North America and never penetrated the Middle East.

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‘You Could See the Hatred’: Eyewitness Alleges Shocking Verbal Assault on Orthodox Jewish Family by Spirit Airlines Flight Attendant

An Orthodox Jew who traveled with his wife and small children on Tuesday on board a Spirit Airlines flight from Newark...

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ADL Condemns ‘Chilling’ Human Swastika Formed by California Middle Schoolers

Several middle school students in California were recently photographed while forming a human swastika, prompting a Jewish civil rights group...

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KHACHATRIAN: The Intellectual Dishonesty of 'I’m Just Criticizing Israel'

Imagine there’s someone who really dislikes the Toyota Motor Corporation. But when castigating Toyota, they don’t actually criticize the automobile manufacturer’s products or practices.

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Now they call us ‘White Jews’: A new American antisemitism

If you remain silent when you hear the term “white Jews,” you are not doing your part to stop this creeping hatred.

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Women’s March in Chicago Canceled Amid Accusations of Antisemitism at National Level

JNS.org – Citing limited “time, money and effort,” the Women’s March in Chicago organization has canceled its 2019 march. This...

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The New York Times Just Published An Unqualified Recommendation For An Insanely Anti-Semitic Book

The book, by conspiracy theorist David Icke, was recommended by author Alice Walker. It repeatedly cites the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, dubs the Talmud “among the most appallingly racist documents on the planet,” and says the Jews funded the Hol

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Hanukkah Is Not Christmas. This Year, Let's Embrace That

Hanukkah ought to be celebrated in its own right. And failure to see it for what it truly is means children will likely abandon Judaism

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CNN pundit calls for Israel's destruction, by violence, in UN address

At annual UN pro-Palestine event, CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill says violence against Israel is legitimate, concluding, "Justice requires a Free Palestine from the River to the Sea." By Gary Willig CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill addressed the openin

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Jordanian MP Who Praised Murder of Seven Israeli Schoolgirls Feted in UK Parliament

A Jordanian Member of Parliament who hailed the murder of seven Israeli schoolgirls in 1997 was feted in the British...

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UCLA Shamefully Condones Students for Justice in Palestine

Imagine if the KKK asked to hold a conference at UCLA. Does anyone seriously believe that the administration would allow...

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The not-so-sweet taste of hypocrisy about anti-Semitism | JNS

Ben & Jerry’s decision to fund a group whose leaders endorse Louis Farrakhan throws zero tolerance for hate out the window.

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Outrage as Pence brings out Messianic ‘rabbi’ to pray for synagogue victims

Loren Jacobs invokes 'Jesus the Messiah' in his prayer; Pence says he did not know the cleric, who was invited to event by Jewish GOP candidate Lena Epstein

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Left's Response To The Mass Shooting Of Jews Is An Act Of Bad Faith

If you think calling out George Soros is de facto anti-Semitism, your main concern is liberalism, not Jews or anti-Semitism.

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Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre Victims Identified, Include 97-Year-Old, Pair of Brothers

The 11 Jews massacred on Saturday by a white supremacist gunman at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh have...

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Why We Cling To The Tree Of Life

On Saturday, in a constantly-repeating story as old as the Jewish people, a Jew-hating murderer decided to slaughter as many Jews as possible. This murderer shouted the slogan of Jew-haters throughout time: “All Jews must die.”

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Report: 72% of L.A. Religious Hate Crimes Targeted Jews

The latest report from the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations shows that 72 percent of hate crimes against religion in the...

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The Slaughter in Pittsburgh, A Jewish Perspective

Based on the early evidence, the shooter was not only consumed with a hatred of Jews but possessed a kind of sneering contempt for Trump on the grounds that Trump was basically a Jewish agent or a Jew-lover himself. View Post

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Jew Hater Jenny Tonge’s Vile Reaction to Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre

I am sure it matters little to Tonge that the murderer likely had no love for her beloved palestinians

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Why Does The Left Give Louis Farrakhan A Pass?

Somehow, every time he compares Jews to insects or accuses them of causing transgenderism, Louis Farrakhan gets a big pass from the left.

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Twitter Says Louis Farrakhan Tweet Comparing Jews to Termites Does Not Violate Rules

"I'm not an anti-Semite. I'm anti-Termite."

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US Jewish Groups, Israeli Politicians Hail Outgoing UN Ambassador Haley for Defense of Jewish State

Major American Jewish groups and top Israeli politicians issued effusive praise of US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley following...

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New York Times: 'Israel Says' a Terror Attack Happened | HonestReporting

Why did the New York Times' first headline in response to a brutal Palestinian terrorist attack, state "Israel Says" when the facts were already known?

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Angela Merkel’s Ugly Romance With the Iranian Regime

In a remarkable comment that was ignored by the German media last month, the president of the country’s roughly 100,000-member Central Council of Jews suggested that Germany has failed to internalize the lessons of the Holocaust. According to Dr. Josef

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Qatar’s Underhanded PR Strategy: AJ+

Qatar’s agenda is obvious with Al Jazeera and all their platforms. The efforts to whitewash terrorism and minimize (even promote in Arabic) antisemitism.

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New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including one praying at the Western Wall, on...

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Alan Dershowitz: Why Did the Clintons Share the Stage With Farrakhan? | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

A version of this article first appeared in The Hill. Imagine President Trump being invited to speak at the funeral of a...

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As new anti-Israel threats emerge, students get crash course on changing campus environment

A four-day conference run by CAMERA in Boston teaches tools of activism, using words, facts, patience and plain-old courage to combat the scourge of anti-Israel sentiment on campus.

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Report: More Arabs Want to Vote in Jerusalem Municipal Elections, but Face Threats From Palestinian Terror Groups

Ahead of the upcoming Oct. 30 municipal elections in Jerusalem, Palestinian terror groups are pressuring Arab residents of the city...

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Holocaust Survivor Leads Panel Discussion at Comic-Con About Art During World War II

A survivor of three Nazi concentration camps led a panel discussion about art and the Holocaust on Thursday at the Comic-Con International...

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg says he won’t remove Holocaust denial posts

Founder of social media giant says those denying Holocaust may be doing so unintentionally and should not be removed, drawing condemnation from ADL; later clarifies remarks

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Starbucks' flavored drinks lose Kosher certification - CBS News

A top Kosher certification company has dropped Starbucks drinks with syrups, sauces, toppings and powders

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Racist anti-Semite wins North Carolina primary, GOP withdraws support | The Times of Israel

Russell Walker, running for state's General Assembly, claims God is a racist white supremacist and Jews are descended from Satan

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Norwegian rapper curses ‘the f***ing Jews’ at diversity concert

Leader of Jewish community threatens legal action against Kaveh Kholardi, who says remark at Oslo concert was 'taken out of context'

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Johannesburg councilor suspended for Israel support

“I would like to declare that I am a friend of Israel, and the city of Johannesburg is a friend of Israel! Shalom, Shalom!” she declared on Sunday.

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Sign at future San Diego Jewish center vandalized with threatening graffiti

Threatening graffiti was written on a sign announcing the future home of the University of California San Diego Hillel Jewish Center in the United States.

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In Britain, poll indicates, 23% ‘unwilling’ to have a Jew in the family

Similar number found in Italy, Germany and Austria in survey of 15 countries in Western Europe; the Dutch found to be most accepting

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Pro-Israel UCLA Students to Meet With Administration After Anti-Zionist Peers 'Violently' Disturb Event | Jewish & I

Pro-Israel students at the University of California, Los Angeles who called for the suspension of an anti-Zionist group that disrupted their...

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Gaza Riots: Really About the Embassy?

Throughout history, the excuses to attack Israel keep changing. For 8 years under the Obama administration, the Palestinians had portrayed themselves, and been treated as, the deserving underdog -- the "good guys." Now, a foreign government is actually

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Israel Has the Right and Obligation to Defend Its Border with Deadly Force | National Review

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Israeli diplomat kicked out of Uber after speaking Hebrew: 'Can't believe this is happening in America' - Chicago Tribune

An Israeli diplomat took to social media to report that an Uber driver kicked him out of a vehicle in the middle of a busy Chicago street after hearing him speak Hebrew on the phone.

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Steven Spielberg urges mandatory Holocaust education

Director, actors, recall filming ‘Schindler’s List’ at special 25th anniversary screening

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NEVER AGAIN? On Yom Hashoah, Poll Shows Two Thirds Of Millennials Don't Know What Auschwitz Was

According to a new survey released on Thursday by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, fully 41 percent of Americans don’t know what Auschwitz was, including two-thirds of Mil

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The brutal killing of a Holocaust survivor raises anti-Semitism fears in France

French authorities are investigating whether the victim was targeted because of her religion.

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Trayon White Sr., D.C. council member, blames winter storms on Jews

A D.C. Council member has apologized for anti-Semitic comments he made Friday suggesting that Jewish financiers control the weather.

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Jewish advocacy group denounces Putin for suggesting Jews behind election meddling | TheHill

The American Jewish Committee is urging Russian President Vladimir Putin to "clarify" his comments suggesting that Russian minority groups, including Jews, could be behind efforts to meddle in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

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Make Superman Jewish Again – Tablet Magazine

Mazal tov to Brian Michael Bendis: The esteemed comic book writer has recently jumped ship from Marvel to DC, and, later this year, will give new life to the publisher’s most iconic hero, Superman. “I'm a little Jewish boy from Cleveland,

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As Attacks on Jews Rise in Europe, Antisemitism Is the New Cool | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

More disturbing than the alleged arson at a suburban Paris kosher supermarket on Tuesday — the third anniversary of the terror...

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Delta employees detail a pattern of anti-Semitic abuse at airline

  NEW YORK (JTA) — It wasn’t long after Nahum Amir began working for Delta Airlines as a mechanic that he says his manager started calling him “the Jewish guy.” Then Amir says the manager accused him and other Jews of “killing kids in G

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Sir Ringo Starr to perform in Israel - The Jewish Chronicle

Former Beatles drummer to play Tel Aviv - 52 years after the Fab Four were forced to cancel their planned Israeli gig

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Exposed! USC Professor David Kang Teaches That Israeli Zionists Are All Terrorists

This man has no business teaching his evil ideas to the younger generation

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Yair Lapid: World must recognize Israeli sovereignty over Golan, united Jerusalem as capital - Diplomatic Conference - J

Lapid, who is one of the heads of the opposition, surprisingly used his speech to support Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on what is seen as a historic day for Israel.

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Yes, Ashkenazi Jews (Including Gal Gadot) Are People of Color | Dani Ishai Behan | The Blogs | The Times of Israel

Edit: thank you all for your constructive feedback. My response can be found here. Edit #2: my response to......

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102-year-old Holocaust survivor reunites with newly discovered nephew | The Times of Israel

Eliahu Pietruszka believed his brother, who escaped Warsaw ghetto, had died in a Russian labor camp, but, generations later, a Yad Vashem genealogy project led to incredible news

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ADL: 'Proud Anti-Semite' bumper sticker a sign of the times

For most people, a bumper sticker reading "Proud Anti-Semite" would be disturbing. But one driver in Farmingdale had no problem proclaiming his stance, after a woman snapped a photo while driving her children home from a Girls Scout event on Rou

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New York Times Avoids Calling a Jew a Jew | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

When is a Jew not a Jew? When The New York Times is writing about him or her and is...

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A new Dutch play about Anne Frank doesn’t mention Jews or Nazis - Diaspora - Jerusalem Post

The play, which is slated to premiere on Nov. 11 in the Netherlands, is set in modern times and mentions neither the Nazis nor why they murdered Anne Frank.

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Alan Dershowitz: Berkeley’s hard-left stunningly silent over anti-Semitic caricature of me

I was recently invited to present the liberal case for Israel at Berkeley. In my remarks I advocated the establishment of a Palestinian state and a negotiated end of the conflict.

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How Israel Caught Russian Hackers Scouring the World for U.S. Secrets - The New York Times

Exploiting the popular Kaspersky antivirus software, Russian hackers searched millions of computers for American intelligence keywords. Israeli intelligence tipped off American officials.

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A Sydney suburb bans construction of a synagogue because of terrorism fears

Jewish leaders said the decision, “effectively placed in jeopardy the future of Jewish life in Australia."

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Company selling swastika apparel as progressive symbol of peace

Before being used by Hitler’s Nazi regime, swastikas were commonly known as an ancient sign used by Hindus and Buddhists carrying positive associations such as auspiciousness and good fortune.

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Progressive Groups’ Banning of Star of David Flags Isn’t Anti-Zionism. It’s Anti-Semitism.

Why are some American progressives embracing overt anti-Semitism?

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Trump’s State Department Blames Israel For Palestinian Terrorism | Daily Wire

“Israeli settlement construction in the West Bank, settler violence against Palestinians in the West Bank, the perception that the Israeli government was changing the status quo on the Haram Al Sharif/Temple Mount, and IDF tactics that the Palestinians

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Director of Colorado Jewish Cemetery Promised $100,000 by BDS Activist Linda Sarsour in March 2017 Says Money Still Hasn’t Arrived

A Jewish cemetery in Colorado that has fallen into severe disrepair has yet to receive a check for some $100,000 from...

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Roger Waters’ Jewish Problem Catches Eye of Award-Winning Filmmaker

His so-called activism will be the subject of a new documentary.

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Division at the Western Wall is no path to unity - Opinion - Jerusalem Post

Over 60% of American Jews are totally unaffiliated, and have little or no interest in Judaism, Israel, Jerusalem or the Western Wall.

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Opinion | I’m Glad the Dyke March Banned Jewish Stars

his weekend, at a lesbian march in Chicago, three women carrying Jewish pride flags — rainbow flags embossed with a Star of David — were kicked out of the celebration on the grounds that their flags were a “trigger.

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Honor a Holocaust Victim by Tattooing Her Number?

My teenage daughter would like to honor my mother by getting a tattoo of her Auschwitz number. We are quite divided on this issue. Can you please help?

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Game of Thrones star: ‘Thanks to my grandparents, I’m here today’

Laura Pradelska, who played Quaithe in hit HBO series, reveals incredible tale of survival ahead of Yom HaShoah event

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Passed over by Nazis and Communists, remnants of Ukraine's last shtetl prepare to celebrate | The Times of Israel

Numbering just 50 today, the Jews of Bershad have managed to protect their 200-year-old clay synagogue through successive despotic regimes

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'Scandal' Co-Star Called 'Jew Rat,' 'Kike' on Social Media After Cursing Oscar-Winning Director Mel Gibson, Infamous for

The Jewish actor who plays David Rosen in the hit ABC series “Scandal” was called a “Jew rat,” “Kike” and “Jew fa**ot”...

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Anti-Semites Praise Trump For Berating Jewish Reporter And Refusing To Condemn Anti-Semitism In Press Conference

Anti-Semitic writers are thrilled that President Donald Trump denounced a Jewish reporter at a press conference and told him to be quiet after he asked the president to condemn anti-Semitism. They said Trump’s performance was “amazing” and “one of the greatest things I’ve ever witnessed in my life” because he criticized “the Jews” and showed that the press is “totally part of the Jewish deep state.”

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The White House Holocaust Horror

The White House's depraved logic for omitting the Jews from their Holocaust remembrance statement.

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Will American Jews wake up after 28 bomb threats?

All may come and go. It’s the Jewish tradition of “welcome the stranger.” But this practice, this ageold, honored Jewish value may now very well change in Jewish facilities throughout the United States.

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Some thoughts on being Jewish in contemporary polite society

A famous screenwriter/director and I were having lunch, doing our interview, and I asked him this one thing, and he answered this other thing, but that other thing didn’t make sense, and I followed up, and he once again said the other thing. And again,

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WATCH: Vandals twist Arizona family’s garden menorah into swastika

Seth and Naomi Ellis horrified to discover hideous display outside their house; supporters later gather to help fix and relight the festive candelabrum

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The Anti-Semitic Stench of Pink Floyd

I’ve read some heavy-duty attacks on Israel and Jews in my time, but they pale beside the anti-Semitic diatribe offered by Pink Floyd songwriter Roger Waters.

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Trump Mouthpiece Breitbart News Publishes Anti-Semitic Attack on Prominent Columnist

Last month, Donald Trump tapped Stephen Bannon, the chairman of Breitbart News, to be his campaign's new CEO. Today, Breitbart published an anti-Semitic screed against Washington Post columnist Anne Applebaum. Titled

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Modern Technology Unlocks Secrets of a Damaged Biblical Scroll - The New York Times

Experts using a computer imaging program have virtually unwrapped a charred ancient scroll and recovered a fragment of the authoritative text of the Hebrew Bible.

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9/11 — The Day Israel Lost Her Future Prime Minister

Fifteen years ago today, my friend Danny Lewin was murdered by Jihadi terrorists aboard American Airlines Flight......

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A Response to Yesterday’s Anti-Semitic Hate Crime from a “Whiny Brat Jew”

By now you’ve probably already heard that on Tuesday night students discovered swastikas graffitied in McCabe. I’m not sure what’s

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Bob Dylan’s forgotten pro-Israel song, revisited | Jewish Telegraphic Agency

The Jewish folk rocker released the surprisingly strong defense of Israel in the '80s.

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Facebook and Israel: What’s Not to ‘Like’? Lots, It Seems - WSJ

Sheila Kugel writes about Facebook and Israel: What’s not to “like”? Lots, it seems, given a recent experiment with making one anti-Israel page and one anti-Palestinian page, then waiting to see what happens.

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The Jewish Press » » Survey: More than 70% Of UC Jews Touched by Anti-Semitism

I heard my friend get called a 'Zionist Kike' by SJP. Today, I was called a 'Kike' on campus by SJP.

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No, It’s Not The Occupation, Stupid

The entire history of the Arab-Israeli conflict is a history of Arabs putting Israel in a position from which it must defend itself, and then blaming Israel for the way it defends itself.

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'The New York Times' Goes Truther on the Temple Mount – Tablet Magazine

Was the White House ever in Washington, D.C.? Can we ever really know for sure? Not unless we dig under the existing structure and find indisputable archaeological evidence of the original structure, which British general Robert Ross is said—by some sou

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Israel Hayom | El Al pilot who fought terrorists in 1970 Munich attack dies at 90

Former Irgun member threw himself on terrorist who was poised to toss a grenade into a bus carrying Israeli passengers to their aircraft at Munich Airport • Attack left one dead, several wounded • El Al praises Cohen's "courage and determination."

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Matisyahu: Appalling and offensive festival tried to coerce me into political statements - Diaspora - Jerusalem Post

Rapper and reggae star Matisyahu, who was axed over the weekend from a festival line up near Valencia, Spain, because he would not sign a statement saying he supported a Palestinian state, made a statement on Monday saying that he was offended and appalled that the organizers were trying to coerce him into political statements.

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Israel losing Democrats, 'can't claim bipartisan US support,' top pollster warns | The Times of Israel

New survey by Frank Luntz shows almost half of Democratic 'opinion elites' think Israel is racist, barely half believe it wants peace, and three quarters feel it has too much influence on US policy

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Why Is Pakistan More Legitimate than Israel? - The Dennis Prager Show The Dennis Prager Show

Whenever I have received a call from a listener to my radio show challenging Israel’s legitimacy, I have asked these people if they ever called a radio show to challenge any other country’s legitimacy. In particular, I ask, have they ever questioned t

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Hamas Social Media Campaign Backfires Hilariously

Yesterday, Hamas announced that it would be launching a five-day social media campaign, with the aim of softening the internationally recognized terrorist group's image. Using the hashtag #AskHamas, the organization's media coordinator Taher al-Nounou pro

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Elie Wiesel to attend Netanyahu speech to Congress | The Times of Israel

In full-page ad, Nobel Prize winner expresses firm support for 'keeping weapons from those who preach death to Israel and America'

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Scientists map brains of the blind to solve mysteries of human brain specialization | האוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים | The Hebrew University

Studying the brain activity of blind people, scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem are challenging the standard view of how the human brain specializes to perform different kinds of tasks, and shedding new light on how our brains can adapt to t

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After Paris, Whither the BDS Movement?

Let’s say, just for the sake of argument, that you belong to a group committed to ending the Israeli presence in the West Bank and erecting a Palestinian state. In the face of repeated criticism, you’ve insisted that you have no problem with Jews, tha

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'Miss Hitler 2014' contest seeks the most anti-Semitic of them all

A Nazi-inspired beauty pageant dubbed "Miss Hitler 2014" is calling for attractive women to participate in the contest held on the Russian equivalent to Facebook.

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A Black South African on Israel and Apartheid - Prager University

Is Israel an apartheid state, as its enemies claim? Who better to answer that charge than a Black South African who lived through apartheid? Kenneth Meshoe, a member of the South African parliament, fits that bill. He examines the evidence against Israel

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    3-year Study Charges UCLA Department With 'Antisemitic Activity and Anti-Israel Bias' (VIDEO) | Jewish & Israel News

    A consortium of American Jewish and civil rights groups are concerned that federal funds are underwriting “one-sided, antisemitic programming that masquerades as scholarship,” at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), according to statement

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    Pro-Islamic State gathering on Temple Mount filmed by Israeli TV | The Times of Israel

    Channel 10 shows footage of event attended by thousands on a recent Friday in Jerusalem's Old City

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    Should Americans Feel Guilt For “Disproportionate” Casualties in WWII? - The Michael Medved Show

    Of all the stupid and malicious arguments against Israel’s self-defense war in Gaza the most ridiculous of them all involves the purportedly “disproportion

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    Should Americans Feel Guilt For “Disproportionate” Casualties in WWII? - The Michael Medved Show

    Of all the stupid and malicious arguments against Israel’s self-defense war in Gaza the most ridiculous of them all involves the purportedly “disproportion

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    The rocket that spelled the end of the two-state solution? | The Times of Israel

    A single missile that landed near Tel Aviv last month led three-quarters of foreign airlines to briefly abandon Ben Gurion Airport. Does that mean Israel can never leave the West Bank?

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    14 Inexcusable Events Targeting Jews As A Result Of Israel’s Fight Against Hamas

    Israel’s operation against Hamas in the Gaza Strip has ignited a firestorm of persecution, targeting Jews.

    Much of this maltreatment is happening in Europe. But it’s not limited to just Europe. It is also taking place in other countries, including right here in the United States. Considering the fact that the persecution of Jews is still raging at this very moment, here are 14 of the most recently recorded – and inexcusable – events:

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    At 2:30 A.M., Jews Blast Shema Prayer at Muslim Neighborhood

    Tired of waking up to muezzin calls on loudspeakers in the middle of the night, Jews mount an aural counterattack.

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    Death knell for J Street?

    J Street has whined about being excluded from the mainstream Jewish community, but it is J Street that has excluded itself from joining in community activities such as a solidarity rally for Israel.

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    Two Israeli soldiers killed in Gaza grew up in Texas and California

    A man from Texas was one of at least two Israeli soldiers from the United States to be killed in Gaza this weekend as fighting between Israelis and Palestinians intensified.

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    Haters gonna hate? So expose them!

    Today, the British Jewish community turned out in force at a rally opposite the Israeli Embassy in London, demonstrating......

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    IDF set to open field hospital for wounded Gazans

    Border facility will include emergency clinic, pediatrician and other services for Palestinians injured in clashes

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    ‘Helluva Pinpoint Operation:’ Kerry Caught On Open Mic Sarcastically Slamming Israeli Gaza Op

    Maybe there's a reason the White House has been keeping John Kerry from Fox News. Just moments after a testy exchange with

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      UN agency handed rockets back to Hamas, Israel says

      UNRWA says it gave 20 missiles found in Gaza school to 'local authorities' that are under the 'government of national consensus in Ramallah'

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      A brotherhood of firefighters: American firefighters are training in Israel, putting out fires

      Billy Hirth loves the Jewish people. Hirth, 52, a senior firefighter from Arlington, Texas, has been in Israel’s southern region for the last few days, helping local firefighters put out the fires caused by rockets from Gaza.

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      Peace? Not at this street protest

      “The Jews control the media, control the banks, control governments, control everything,” shouted the man in front of me, cheered on by a mob of men and women who quickly assembled around him.

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      Gaza terrorists attempt to attack IDF forces with explosives-laden donkey

      Terrorists in Gaza tried to attack soldiers using a donkey strapped with explosives on Friday, the military said.