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  • WATCH: Hand-holding gay couple is cursed at in Jerusalem

    Tel Aviv may be one of the most welcoming cities in the world for LGBTQ people, but Jerusalem presents a different story. Israeli news website Ynet has published a video of a gay male couple being greeted with curse words and stares while walking the streets of Israel’s capital city holding hands. The men, identified… More ▸

  • How Jewish family values help Ivanka Trump stay classy

    A dishy dispatch in Vanity Fair has taken careful note of the skillful way that Ivanka Trump is supporting the scorched-earth presidential campaign of her father, Donald Trump, while avoiding any tinge to her own reputation. The answer, it appears, lies in a careful combination of Jewish family values, hard work and a culture of reality-star… More ▸

  • A tribute to the Forward’s Op-Ed by the other Dennis Ross

    OK, I admit it. When I saw that the Jewish Daily Forward published a column by Dennis Ross opposing the Iran deal, I was jealous and impressed. Then I got to the end — and realized it wasn’t Dennis Ross, Mideast negotiator. It was Dennis H. Ross, Republican congressman from Florida. Of 250+ GOP members of Congress… More ▸

  • On trip to Israel, Democratic whip hearing out Iran deal opponents

    Steny Hoyer has not yet decided how to cast his Iran vote, but he’s telling Israelis that whatever happens, the Israeli-American relationship will thrive. Rep. Hoyer, D-Md., the minority whip in the U.S. House of Representatives, called JTA from Israel, where he is visiting for the 14th time. “I have not and I don’t intend to… More ▸

  • NPR’s Nina Totenberg reclaims dad’s stolen violin, now worth millions

    Jewish violin virtuoso Roman Totenberg enjoyed a long life, making it to the ripe old age of 101. But that wasn’t quite long enough to be reunited with the prized instrument that was stolen from him in 1980. The FBI officially announced Thursday that it had recovered Totenberg’s almost 300-year-old Stradivarius, which he purchased in 1943…. More ▸

  • Novel about Nazi-Jewish affair roils romance literature world

    German thinker Theodor Adorno famously stated that it’s barbaric to write poetry after Auschwitz — but he said nothing about romance novels. For author Kate Breslin, the Holocaust apparently provided just the right amount of narrative tension for her new book, “For Such a Time,” inspired by the Book of Esther. The novel, which chronicles… More ▸

  • Nazi striptease causes controversy online

    In what sounds like a Jewish mother’s worst nightmare, a popular webcam model reportedly earned $30,000 in tips for performing a striptease dressed in a Nazi uniform. The model, who goes by the name Sunny Olivia, wore an SS Nazi guard jacket and hat while performing on MyFreeCams, a popular webcam site. According to Vocativ,… More ▸

  • Full text: Obama gives speech on Iran deal

    President Barack Obama is continuing to advocate for the nuclear deal between world powers and Iran. Here is a full transcript of his remarks on Wednesday at American University in Washington, D.C. OBAMA: Thank you. (APPLAUSE) Thank you so much. Thank you. Everybody, please have a seat. Thank you very much. I apologize for the… More ▸