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This Israeli and Palestinian duo owns Berlin’s hippest hummus joint

This Israeli and Palestinian duo owns Berlin’s hippest hummus joint

Kanaan, a Middle Eastern eatery in the hip Prenzlauer Berg district, is winning Germans' hearts, minds and stomachs.

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Hershey Felder Maestro

A one-man tribute to Leonard Bernstein comes to the stage

Sheldon Adelson attending the fourth Annual Champions Of Jewish Values International Awards Gala at Marriott Marquis Times Square in New York City, May 5, 2016.  (Steve Mack/Getty Images)

Report: Sheldon Adelson meets with Donald Trump, suggests he demonstrate humility

Hillary Clinton speaking during her Super Tuesday evening gathering at Stage One at Ice Palace Studios in Miami, Florida, March 1, 2016.  (Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images)

Poll: Clinton crushing Trump among Florida Jews; Orthodox for Trump 2-1

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United States

Stephen Bannon

Trump campaign CEO reportedly made anti-Semitic remarks, his ex-wife says

Stephen Bannon reportedly said he did not want to send his daughters to a private school in Los Angeles because he "didn't want the girls going to school with Jews."

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Israel & Middle East

hanna goor

Beach performance by Israeli singer halted over bikini

Concert organizers ended a performance at a government-sponsored music festival after singer Hanna Goor declined to close a shirt she was wearing over her bikini top.

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After Lean Years, Uganda’s Jews Finally Have Their Day at the Mikvah

PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 09:  French far-right National Front leader (FN) Marine Le Pen talks to the media after a meeting with French President, Francois Hollande.Two days after a deadly attack that occurred on January 7 by armed gunmen on the Paris offices of French satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo. France deployed elite forces in the hunt for two brothers accused of killing 12 people in the attack, as the pair spent a second night on the run despite a huge security operation.  (Photo by Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images)

Marine Le Pen: Wearing kipahs should be banned


Fervently Orthodox Executive to Buy Manufacturer of Bikinis

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Carolina Duer, known as "The Turk," won by a third-round TKO in the third defense of her boxing title. (Facebook)

Argentine boxer Carolina Duer wins world bantamweight title on return to ring

"The Turk" won in a sixth-round knockout and must now face an undefeated Chilean to defend the interim crown.

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Why Aly Raisman Is a Mensch


Meet The Chef Who’s Infusing Jewish Food with Cannabis


The Jewish Con Man Who Swindled Hitler and Tried to Fleece Mae West

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Life & Culture

Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez: Latinos should learn from Jews in breaking Hollywood barriers

Gina Rodriguez, a trailblazer for Latinos in the entertainment industry, said she looks to Jewish actors for inspiration.

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