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Friday, October 20, 2017

Politics

Win a free iPad (really!!)

13:10 28 September in Latest, Politics
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The Republican Jewish Coalition is giving away iPads to volunteers who rack up enough phone banking hours ahead of the November elections. For 50 hours of phone time, volunteers will get the $599 iPad 3 and for 40 hours, they’re being offered the $499 version. “It’s a...

Kosher food fight

12:05 27 September in Latest, Politics
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A legal battle over kosher food for Jewish prisoners in Texas begins Monday. Max Moussazadeh, a Persian Jew who was convicted of murder in 1993 and was originally sentenced to 75 years in prison, says that withholding kosher food is a breach of his religious rights...

Is Tunisian Jewry in Danger?

12:11 25 September in Latest, Politics
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by Daniela Enriquez [caption id="" align="alignright" width="267"] Habib Kazdaghli[/caption] Tunisia is at the edge of a new era. The next few months will be decisive for the future of the country and its inhabitants: Will it be the paragon of the Arab Spring, which it initiated, and...

Jews at the Emmy awards

12:20 24 September in Latest, Politics
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“Homeland,” the cable television drama about prisoners of war based on the Israeli series “Hatufim” won the coveted “best drama series” award at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles yesterday. Creator of both shows, the Israeli Gideon Raff won an Emmy for best writing, along with...

Sarah Silverman is back..

14:21 21 September in Latest, Politics
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Sarah Silverman is taking on voter ID laws with a new 2012 election video, Let My People Vote. Her 2008 video, “The Great Schlep,” in which the foul-mouthed Jewish comic tried to convince young Jews to travel to Florida to convince their grandparents to vote for Obama,...

Florida’s Jews

13:32 21 September in Latest, Politics
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Florida’s Palm Beach County has long been considered a bastion of liberalism, but the now-infamous $50,000-a-plate Romney fundraiser hosted by Jewish private equity titan Marc Leder—in which the former governor said that 47 percent of Americans “believe that they are victims” — has shed light on...