The News Shticker

  • Beijing it aint, but the folks from Heeb have concocted a Semitic version of the Olympiad. Other videos from the series include Disconnecta Yenta, the Penny Pick-Up and Gefilte Fish Wrestling.
  • Madonna compared John McCain to Adolf Hitler and Robert Mugabe, and the ADL isn’t pleased.
  • Meanwhile, Madonna hubby Guy Ritchie doesn’t share his wife’s affinity for Kabbalah, saying he prefers to stay “objective.”
  • Israeli rabbis have a beef with Uruguay’s president.
  • A shofar recovered from the Thames is found to be reaaaally old, just not as old as was hoped.
  • The Dalai Lama gets a tallis.
  • A biographer has revealed that Austrian Jewish actress Heddy Lamar was forced into a sexual relationship with Adolf Hitler by her first husband.
  • The Miami Herald tells the story of nearly 400 Jewish youth who fled Cuba for America in the 1960s.
  • The Chicago Tribune recounts how state courts wrestled with the question of whether or not to enforce the will of a Jew who nixed his descendants’ inheritance for marrying outside the fold.
  • The Independent (UK) explains how two Picassos once owned by a wealthy German Jewish banker made their way from Nazi Germany into the hands of two New York museums.
  • An Egyptian film critic expresses incredulity at his government’s decision to ban the release of Adam Sandler’s “You Don’t Mess With The Zohan.”

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