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‘Alt-right’ leader Richard Spencer got punched in the face. Why wasn’t Sarah Silverman happy about that?

‘Alt-right’ leader Richard Spencer got punched in the face. Why wasn’t Sarah Silverman happy about that?

The incident sparked an online debate about whether it is ever appropriate to punch someone, even if that person is seen as a neo-Nazi.

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Joshua Kushner at the Women's March in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2017. (Screenshot from Twitter)

Joshua Kushner, brother of Trump son-in-law, spotted at Women’s March

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Women's March

Thousands of Jewish protesters join Women’s March targeting Trump’s policies and rhetoric

The National Council of Jewish Women, the Reform movement joined an array of Jewish groups in organizing Jewish participation in the march.

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Israel & Middle East

Israeli soldiers smoking during training in northern Israel,
June 14, 2009. (Matanya Tausig/Flash90)

Israeli army has a smoking problem, new study finds

Nearly 40 percent of Israelis are smokers by the time they finish their compulsory army service, according to the researchers.

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An exhibition in New York is showcasing shoes by former and current Israeli art students, including Kobi Levi, who designed footwear for Lady Gaga.

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