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With UNESCO vote, Palestinians’ bid for attention backfires

With UNESCO vote, Palestinians’ bid for attention backfires

The unprecedented fallout over text that erases Jewish ties to Jerusalem reflects international fatigue with a leadership that injects its conflict with Israel into irrelevant world forums.

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Donald Trump during the second presidential debate at Washington University in S.t Louis, Mo., Oct. 9, 2016. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Over 250 female rabbis sign letter slamming Donald Trump ‘hate speech’

Ewan McGregor stars as Swede Levov in "American Pastoral." (Richard Foreman)

Ewan McGregor’s biggest challenge: Philip Roth

Pep Rosenfeld, left, and Greg Shapiro portraying Donald Trump supporters at their comedy club in Amsterdam, May 11, 2016. (Courtesy of Boom Chicago)

In Amsterdam, 2 Jewish-American comics fight dirty for Hillary

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United States

Donald Trump speaking as Hillary Clinton looks on during the third U.S. presidential debate in Las Vegas, Nevada, Oct. 19, 2016. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

The final debate: RBG, Soros and Iran lost amid concession outrage

Donald Trump went full James Bond in citing a prominent liberal financier: "Soros, George Soros." Why?

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Israel & Middle East

TV show "Shtisel," which tells the story of a haredi Orthodox family in Israel, has become a hit among both religious and secular audiences. (Screenshot from YouTube)

‘Friends’ co-creator takes on US remake of Israeli TV show about Orthodox family

"Emmis" will closely follow its Israeli counterpart, with adjustments made to explain Jewish traditions that may be unfamiliar to a U.S. audience.

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From the JTA Archives

Israel's Hapoel Tel Aviv player Etay Schechter (C) celebrates after scoring against Austria's Red Bull Salzburg, during their Champions League Play-off round match in Salzburg on August 18, 2010.AFP PHOTO/SAMUEL KUBANI (Photo credit should read SAMUEL KUBANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Israeli soccer union suspends controversial kippah ban


Israel Will Oppose Admission of Germany into Unesco; Delegate Says Nazism Still Lives

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Dylan’s childhood shul for sale

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Italian man arrested for anti-Semitic slurs against Jewish man at Brazilian airport

Seeing an Alitalia passenger's yarmulke, Fabrizio Trinchero screamed that Hitler should have exterminated all the Jews.

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Talking Politics with Our Son When My Husband & I Don’t Agree


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The Most Outrageous Jewish Cowboy in Texas

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Life & Culture

Clockwise from top left: Ian Kinsler, Danny Valencia, Kevin Pillar, Joc Pederson. (Getty Images)

How all the Jewish MLB players did in 2016

Many Jewish big leaguers had their best seasons in years and fans were introduced to a couple of promising newcomers.

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