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French Jews react to first screening of buzzy, irreverent comedy on anti-Semitism

French Jews react to first screening of buzzy, irreverent comedy on anti-Semitism

The Jewish crowd at the advance screening applauded the director's 'courage.' But will the intended non-Jewish audience see the film?

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Bob Dylan performing at the Kezar Stadium in San Francisco, March 23, 1975. (Alvan Meyerowitz/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

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Bob Dylan’s forgotten pro-Israel song, revisited

On a tour of the Temple Mount, Yehuda Glick shows religious Jews a diagram of the Jewish temple, which once stood where the golden Dome of the Rock stands today in Jerusalem, Sept. 17, 2013. (Christa Case Bryant/The Christian Science Monitor/Getty Images)

New stage for Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick: The Knesset

Philosopher Cornel West, right, embracing Democratic presidential candidate  Bernie Sanders in Des Moines, Iowa, Nov. 14, 2015. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Democrats drafting party platform include critics of Israel, friends of Israel – and a BDS backer

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United States

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Trump vs. Clinton: Battle of the Jewish sons-in-law

The daughters of the two presumptive presidential candidates both married Jewish men. Here's how they stack up against each other.

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Young israelis living on Rothschild Boulevard in Tel Aviv in protest of high housing prices, Aug. 10, 2011. (Liron Almog/Flash90)

Fearful for economic future, Israelis want Scandinavian-style government, survey shows

Amid relative prosperity, Israelis worry about the future and want more out of their government, according to a forthcoming survey obtained by JTA.

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Tigers outfielder arrested after shouting anti-Semitic remarks

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State Dept.: Yaalon attack on Kerry ‘offensive’

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It’s official: Liberman’s out as foreign minister

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World

Mayor of Amsterdam Eberhard van der Laan, fourth from right, leading a march from City Hall to the Auschwitz monument in the Wertheimpark on the national memorial for the victims of the Holocaust in Amsterdam, Jan. 26, 2014. (Remko de Waal/AFP/Getty Images)

Amsterdam to pay Jewish community $11M for Holocaust survivor taxes

The city will compensate the community for having charged returning survivors taxes accrued during their absence.

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Life & Culture

Leah Gottfried in a scene from the first episode of "Soon by You," a web series she created and directs. (Dignity Entertainment)

Modern Orthodox dating gets a close-up in new web series

"Soon By You" offers an insider look at the insular, high-stakes — and often hilarious — world of courtship among observant Jewish millennials in New York.

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