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A white Jewish reporter, a black newspaper and a century of common causes

Ethan Michaeli has written a history of The Chicago Defender, an African American-owned newspaper where he worked as a young journalist.

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Jenna Jameson fires back at David Duke claim that Jews dominate porn

Opinion

Trees aflame in the northern Israeli city of Haifa, Nov. 25, 2016. (Gili Yaari /Flash90)

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Why planting more trees in Israel is a bad idea right now

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking by video to the Saban Forum in Washington, D.C., Dec. 4, 2016. (Screenshot from YouTube)

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Netanyahu will take up ‘bad’ Iran deal with President Trump

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United States

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‘Alt-right’ leader Richard Spencer: ‘Heil Trump’ at supremacist event was fun, exuberance

The "alt-right" leader said Jews have a place in his vision of a white America and that Donald Trump is free to give his Jewish son-in-law a White House job.

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Israel & Middle East

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How Israel is courting tourists from India and China

From celebrity endorsements to ad campaigns, the Israeli government is doubling down on its efforts to woo visitors from Asia.

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From the JTA Archives

Women of the Wall members bringing Torahs to the Western Wall, Nov. 2, 2016. (Screenshot from Twitter)

American Jews protest in solidarity with Women of the Wall

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Candidates Differ on Israel

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After Israel’s deadly fire, mourning, vows to rebuild and finger pointing

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World

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Bob Dylan sending acceptance speech to be read at Nobel ceremony

The singer-songwriter still must deliver a Nobel lecture in the next six months to receive his $927,740 prize.

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From 70 Faces Media

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Why Israeli Food Is Trending in the US

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The Basketball Victory That Changed Israel Forever

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Aly Raisman Takes Down Body-Shamers Who Thought She Was ‘Too Bulky’

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Life & Culture

Actors Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher at Dodger Stadium on June 28, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Mila Kunis and husband Ashton Kutcher welcome baby boy Dimitri

The couple also have a two-year-old daughter, Wyatt.

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