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Bob Dylan sends acceptance speech to be read at Stockholm Nobel ceremony

Bob Dylan sends acceptance speech to be read at Stockholm Nobel ceremony

Last month Dylan told the Academy in a letter that he would be unable to travel to Stockholm on Dec. 10 to receive his Nobel Prize, citing "pre-existing commitments." He still must deliver a Nobel lecture in the next six months to receive his prize.

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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

Amar'e Stoudemire speaking at a press conference in Jerusalem, August 8, 2016. (Flash90)

Amar’e Stoudemire’s son, barred from Israeli youth basketball, invited to try baseball

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How Israel is courting tourists from India and China

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United States

Haim Saban

Saban says Keith Ellison’s DNC win would bring ‘disaster’ to relationship between Jews and Dems

Haim Saban's broadside underscores the degree to which Keith Ellison’s campaign for DNC chief could erode relations between establishment Jewish groups and the party.

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Israel & Middle East

Opinion

Orthodox Jews trying to prevent a group of Conservative and Reform rabbis and Women of the Wall members from bringing Torah scrolls into the Western Wall compound in Jerusalem, Nov. 2, 2016. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)

Opinion

While Israel tarries on pluralism, the Diaspora may be running out of patience

Reform and Conservative Jews are asking the government to honor its commitments, writes the director of the Rabbinical Assembly in Israel.

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World

Austrian Freedom Party leader Norbert Hofer, shown in Nov. 2014. (Wikimedia Commons)

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Many Austrian Jews, one of Europe's smallest communities with 8,000 members, warned Hofer's popularity might lead the far right in Europe to a significant victory.

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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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