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Jews

  1. israel
    Can Israeli Opposition Leader Tzipi Livni Rebuild the Bridge to American Jews?She’s trying to kick out Netanyahu, but that might not be enough.
  2. american history
    The Riotous Pre-History of American JewsEight of the most critical and contentious turning points, from Steven Weisman’s The Chosen Wars.
  3. movies
    Why BlacKkKlansman Is Required Viewing for JewsThere’s a lot packed into Adam Driver’s character’s soul-searching.
  4. Israeli Authorities Detain and Question American Jewish ActivistSimone Zimmerman is the co-founder of Israel-criticizing group IfNotNow.
  5. Donald Trump Gives Non-Kosher Speech to GOP JewsDonald Trump and a bunch of Republican Jews walked into a convention center, and the punch lines were as offensive as you’d expect.
  6. How Many Rabbis Does It Take to Make the World’s Largest Selfie?More than 2,000, apparently.
  7. Jerusalem Terror Attack Kills Infant After Weeks of Rising TensionsA bloody day in Israel.
  8. Jerusalem’s Ultra-Orthodox Freak Out Over Feminist Bus AdsWatch what happens.
  9. The Guardian Defends Jews by Kind of Comparing Israel to Al QaedaNot going to go over well.
  10. Anti-Semitic Jokester Has Foolproof ExcuseQED, Jews.
  11. religious guilt
    Fashion Jews Conflicted About Rosh HashanahFaith vs. fashion calendar smackdown.
  12. Big Menorah Burned Outside Synagogue in Apparent Hate CrimeRight before Rosh Hashanah.
  13. Biden Praises Jews, Goes Too Far, Accidentally Thrills Anti-SemitesKvelling turns to shvitzing as the veep goes off script.
  14. Oklahoma Lawmaker Uses the Term ‘Jew Me Down’I apologize to the Jews,” he said, unapologetically. 
  15. Lawyer for Alleged Terrorist Would Prefer It If His Jury Didn’t Contain JewsI think it would be hard for Jews to cast aside any innate antipathy.”
  16. Mitt Romney Is Elvis (to Certain Orthodox Jews)A group of Orthodox Jews at a wedding party went nuts for Mitt Romney today. 
  17. Laszlo Csatary Did Nazi This ComingThe 97-year-old former Hungarian Nazi was arrested in Budapest today.
  18. Borough Park Buildings Defaced With SwastikasReal original.
  19. Billboard Gives Jewish Drivers Terrible AdviceShield your eyes.”
  20. Detroit Tiger Delmon Young on Restricted ListThe Thursday night incident has the potential to void his $6.7 million contract. 
  21. Delmon Young Gets Drunk, Yells About JewsWe know this because of what happened in Midtown last night.
  22. New Hampshire Town to Vote on ‘Jew Pond’Some insist that the name Jew Pond isn’t anti-Jew. 
  23. Manhattan Man Arrested for ‘Making Anti-Semitic Calls to His Mother’ Well, at least he finally called.
  24. Brooklyn Vandals Won’t Quit With the Anti-SemitismMore swastika graffiti turned up over the weekend.
  25. Fox Apologizes for Poll Asking Whether Jews Killed Jesus ChristFox has not released the results of the multiple choice poll.
  26. Bad News for Old NazisNazi hunters are making a new push to prosecute Nazi war criminals before they die.
  27. Israel Will Stop Running Ads About How Terrible America IsHeh, whoops!
  28. Obama Seeks to Shore Up the Jewish VoteThe president said that no ally is more important than the state of Israel.
  29. It’s Pretty Much Impossible to Be Jewish in AmericaAccording to an Israeli ad campaign, at least.
  30. Police Investigating Another Anti-Semitic Crime in BrooklynSwastikas were etched onto metal inside an elevator in a Williamsburg building.
  31. ‘Christmas Quality, Hanukkah Pricing’ Vodka Ad The Anti-Defamation League has demanded that the billboard be removed.
  32. matzoh
    See a Matzo PrankPassover has come quite early for one merry prankster.
  33. ‘Avenue Jew’ Sign Is Now the Latest Anti-Semitic Display in MidwoodThe Avenue J subway sign was defaced to read “Avenue Jew.”
  34. Anti-Semitic Midwood Vandals May Have Left Behind Incriminating Beer BottlesDumb.
  35. Cars Torched, Swastikas Painted in Brooklyn NeighborhoodWere they remembering Kristallnacht?
  36. Texas Lawmaker’s Jew-Slur Filter MalfunctionsDon’t nitpick, don’t try to Jew them down.”
  37. The B110 Will Let Women Sit Wherever They WantWhy this won’t actually end gender segregation on the bus.
  38. The Gender-Segregating B110 Bus: BustedMayor Bloomberg and various city agencies are outraged about the Hasidic bus line.
  39. Orthodox Jews Caught Acting Like Orthodox Jews on Semi-Public BusWomen have to sit in the back of Brooklyn’s B110 bus.
  40. The Most Jewish Minute of Rick Perry’s LifeWhen he danced with rabbis singing Hanukkah songs.
  41. Rick Perry Schmoozes Jewish Leaders in New YorkHe promises to do something neither Bill Clinton nor George W. Bush were willing to do: Move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
  42. Mediavore
    Big Y Will Say ‘Hi!’ (Personally); Sugar-Syrup Relations Turn SourPlus Jews and Chinese food and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  43. sex sells
    Kosher Sex Toy Site Is Rated G for the PiousIt used to be hard for an Orthodox Jew to find a vibrator. No longer!
  44. It’s Hard to Find Jewish Bachmann Supporters Who Think Bachmann Is JewishWe know because we tried.
  45. Some Really Oblivious Jews Think Michele Bachmann Is JewishThis makes Mitt Romney’s campaign sad.
  46. American Jews Think Pretty Highly of American MuslimsMore than any other religious groups, Jews have the Muslims’ backs.
  47. Obama Has Lost the Jews, Part XXIVWhy the latest poll purporting to show that President Obama has lost the Jewish vote doesn’t actually show that.
  48. Long Island Rabbi Busted by Ex-Wife for Hiring Prostitutes on the SabbathSince when are prostitutes kosher?”
  49. The Jews Are Going to Vote for President ObamaLet’s stop pretending they’re not.
  50. Catholic Congressman Joe Walsh Scolds American Jews for Not Caring Enough About IsraelMaybe American Jews should be more like Congress.
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