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Why Sarah Silverman wasn’t happy ‘alt-right’ leader Richard Spencer got punched in the face

Why Sarah Silverman wasn’t happy ‘alt-right’ leader Richard Spencer got punched in the face

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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‘Yolocaust’ satire sparks debate in Germany

Trump Pence

Trump: Phone call with Netanyahu ‘very nice’

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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United States

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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Jewish Funeral Arranged for Jack Ruby; Will Be Buried in Chicago

Front row, left to right, Benjamin R. Epstein, national director of the Anti-Defamation League B'nai B'rith, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, Roy Wilkins of the NAACP and US Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson outside the White House, June 1963. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

ADL Warned of Anti-semitism in ‘radical Right,’ John Birch Society

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5,000 Killed in 6-month Anti-Jewish ‘blitzkrieg’ in Rumania

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World

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Austrian official: Being Palestinian doesn’t make me anti-Israel

Though she runs a pro-Palestinian association, Muna Duzdar has a long record in favor of dialogue with Jews and Israel.

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The Jewish Feminist Rabbi’s Take on Trump’s Inauguration

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How to Cook a Shabbat Dinner When You Are a Vegetarian But Your Guests Are Not

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The Nazi Gravesite in the Heart of the Amazon

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Life & Culture

Shoes by Israeli art students from the exhibition "A Walk of Art: Visionary Shoes"

10 stunning Israeli artworks that can be worn as shoes

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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