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Israel’s Bedouin get their close-up in Oscar entry ‘Sand Storm’

Israel’s Bedouin get their close-up in Oscar entry ‘Sand Storm’

The film’s crew consisted of Jews, Muslim Arabs, Christian Arabs and Bedouins.

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Mike Katz

Jewish politician calling for end to Labour anti-Semitism met with heckles and applause

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton shaking hands after the first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, Sept. 26, 2016. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

The ‘big league’ Jewish moments in the first Trump-Clinton debate

Clockwise from top left: Elor Azaria, Ivanka Trump, Bernie Sanders, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer. (Getty Images)

The top 14 Jewish newsmakers of 5776

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Iran is a contentious issue in first Clinton-Trump debate

Donald Trump said the deal will make Iran a major power, and Hillary Clinton said the deal put a cap on Iran's nuclear ambitions.

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Israel & Middle East

Former Israeli president Shimon Peres in Tel Aviv, Nov. 30, 2015 (Tomer Neuberg/ Flash90)

Shimon Peres’ condition deteriorates dramatically

The former Israeli president's renal function and breathing, as well as several other major indices, have dropped over the last day, leading to fears of multiple organ failure, Israeli TV reported, citing hospital officials.

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Israel asks Cohen to perform in Nazareth

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Despite Protests, Hadassah Defends Decision to Give Honor to Hillary Clinton

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World

Joseph Harmatz

Joseph Harmatz, leader of Jewish ‘Avengers’ of Nazis, dies at 91

The Holocaust survivor was among the last living members of a group who poisoned more than 2,200 former Nazi SS officers in 1946.

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Chinese Candied Apples for a Unique Rosh Hashanah Treat

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Betty Boop’s Secret Jewish Past

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83-Year-Old Ruth Bader Ginsburg Does 20 Push-Ups a Day. Holy Sh*t.

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Life & Culture

Benjamin Netanyahu caused quite a stir when he attended a performance of "Hamilton" in New York City, Sept. 24, 2016. (Screenshot from Twitter)

Netanyahu gets cheered and booed at ‘Hamilton’ performance

Israel's prime minister received “a lot of applause” but also “a few loud boos.”

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