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Mexican diplomat to be honored for challenging UNESCO on anti-Israel vote

Mexican diplomat to be honored for challenging UNESCO on anti-Israel vote

Andres Roemer, who is Jewish, was fired after walking out of a UNESCO vote denying Jewish ties to Jerusalem.

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Donald Trump visited Israel in the 1980s. Me too!

Marine Le Pen lays wreath at French Holocaust memorial

Donald Trump proclaims May annual Jewish American Heritage Month

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Thomas Lopez-Pierre

Anti-Semitic city council candidate says more anti-Semitic things

Thomas Lopez-Pierre says "greedy Jewish landlords" are engaging in "ethnic cleansing" in Harlem. But he doesn't think he's an anti-Semite.

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North Korea threatens Israel with ‘merciless’ punishment

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman had called North Korean leader Kim Jong-un a “madman.":

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Hotel hosting neo-Nazi rally ‘thought it was another religious group’

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These comedians want to bring Yiddish humor to TV

"YidLife Crisis" creators Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman hope to bring the Jewish humor that made their web series a hit to a wider audience.

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The Jewish Astronomer Behind Vasco da Gama’s Maiden Voyage

13 Ways to Eat Falafel for Israeli Independence Day

An Open Letter to Sean Spicer: Please Come With Me to Auschwitz

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Life & Culture

A New Yorker editor picks 7 of his favorite Jewish cartoons

Bob Mankoff, who is stepping down next month after 20 years as the cartoon editor of The New Yorker, shares a selection of his most-loved Jewish cartoons published in the storied magazine.

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