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Billy Joel wears yellow Star of David during concert encore

Billy Joel wears yellow Star of David during concert encore

Joel and singer Patty Smyth also sang her hit song "Goodbye to You" as photos of fired White House staffers flashed on a screen.

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‘Adopt-a-Nazi’ campaign raises funds to counter a white nationalist rally in San Francisco

Cue the camels! Israelis are throwing themselves one-of-a-kind outdoor weddings

Polish Jewish feud intensifies as one leader calls others ‘court Jews’

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United States

Stephen Bannon reportedly ‘going to war’ against Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner

Bannon reportedly called Kushner "a dope" and lobbied President Trump “aggressively” to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem.

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Life & Culture

Jerry Lewis, comedian and filmmaker, dies at 91

Lewis is best known for his work with singer-actor Dean Martin and his four decades of hosting the Muscular Dystrophy telethon, as well as his starring role in the 1963 film "The Nutty Professor."

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Solar eclipse ‘field day’ for testing Einstein theories

War Veterans to Issue Nazi Boycott Seals

2 New Yiddish Dailies to Appear in Paris

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Opinion

The Barcelona Jewish community is not doomed

The capital of Spain’s Catalonia region is a dynamic Jewish melting pot, writes the director of its organized Jewish community.

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Spiced Lamb and Hummus Stuffed Arepas Recipe

Emma Goldman’s Ice Cream Parlor Bankrolled Her Anarchism

I Thought This Cartoon Would Be Cute—But It Was Anti-Semitic

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Israel & Middle East

Arthur J. Finkelstein

Arthur Finkelstein, political strategist who made ‘liberal’ a dirty word, dies

Finkelstein helped elected Ricahrd Nixon, Ronald Reagan and Benjamin Netanyahu, Republican senators including Orrin Hatch and Ariel Sharon as Israeli prime minister.

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