Philadelphia’s transit system will allow a number of pro-Israel ads to appear on its buses, as per a judge’s order, the Associated Press reported. Deciding against an appeal, the Southern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) said Thursday that a group requested the advertising space before a policy change allowed the authority to reject ads it deems [...]
Last week at the Cleveland Historical Society, a group of academic contributors to a forthcoming volume on the Jews of Cleveland met. Primarily historians and religionists from North America and Israel, we discussed our chapters-in-progess...Show More Summary
"No matter how deeply involved you are in the U.S. … there’s only one guarantee... and that's the state of Israel"
Max Blumenthal has made a name for himself as a Jew whose main bete noire is the Jewish state. Preferring fairy tales to facts and evidence, Blumenthal paints a picture… Continue reading The post In defence of Ayaan Hirsi Ali appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The subject of identical twins has been on my mind ever since I read a magnificently creepy thriller called Ice Twins by SK Treymayne – a pseudonym meant to sound… Continue reading The post Muslims, Jews and Christians use identical twins to ‘prove’ homosexuality isn’t genetic appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
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This is so very not okay. Lena Dunham drew some ire after posting a quiz in the New Yorker entitled Dog or Jewish Boyfriend? A Quiz that encouraged the reader to guess whether the statements written were about her dog or Jewish boyfriend, fun.'s lead guitarist Jack Antonoff. [ Related: Lena Dunham Got Scandal-ized! ] So, yeah… equating [...]
Most American Jews are of Eastern European descent, which means their charoset is made from apples, walnuts, sweet wine and cinnamon. The traditional Passover food varies widely from other regions and contains different ingredients. Alix Wall spoke with three Bay Area home cooks who shared their unique family recipes.
It was stunning and simultaneously not surprising to learn this week of a curiously timed legal decision leading to our government releasing previously classified details of Israel's nuclear program, which the Jewish state has neverShow More Summary
“Jew Or Dog?” is the sort of pop quiz that one might expect from, say, Ali Khamenei. It in fact comes from Lena Dunham, writing in The New Yorker. She offers up a selection of familiar and tired stereotypes (“H e expects to be waited...Show More Summary
A statue of an Egyptian pharaoh. (louisebatesuk (CC BY 2.0)) Increasingly, younger Jews are opposing the “open racism and obstinate refusal” of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “to help create a Palestinian state,” writes...Show More Summary
From the March 26 edition of Cumulus Media Networks' The Mark Levin Show: Previously: On Hannity, Mark Levin Accuses Obama Of Being Anti-Semitic Mark Levin: Jewish Obama Donors Are "Self-Haters" Who "Despise Their Own Country" Fox'sShow More Summary
Or at least give them the vote! No better time than this Passover to challenge Netanyahu's hard line on Palestine
RABBI DEMANDS: Let Jews Defend Themselves from Terrorism. The recent atrocities remind of us of a time in Europe when Jews were prohibited from mere possession of a firearm. In response to street fighting in Germany in the 1920s, the Weimar Republic enacted stringent gun laws that gave the government discretion to deny permits to […]
Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein picked up a humanitarian award this week from the Museum of Tolerance, notes Variety, and he delivered a message about anti-Semitism that shows his particular brand of tolerance is, well, Weinstein-esque. "We better stand up and kick these guys in the ass," he said, as quoted...
ASKING THE IMPORTANT QUESTIONS (PASSOVER EDITION): Where does the afikoman come from? Surprisingly to modern Jews who assume it's a half-piece of matza, we do not know what the original intention was: interpretations range from roast pigeon to afterparties (Elon Gilad, Haaretz ). Show More Summary
Author Daniel Torday talks about his celebrated new novel, Jewish identity, bluegrass mandolin, truth versus fact, and the guilt or innocence of Brian Williams.
After a fire in Midwood, Brooklyn killed seven children on Saturday, there was a sense of urgency about buying smoke detectors and re-examining routines such as the way hot plates are used.
As Ann Soetoro, Barack Obama’s mother, said of other Americans in Indonesia, “They are not my people.”