Sunday, November 18, 2018

Politics

This Week's Links

12:01 31 July in Culture, Latest, Politics
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By Michelle Albert The Fatah-affiliated Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades have threatened Sacha Baron Cohen's life because of their inclusion in his latest film farce, Bruno. Fashionistas of the world, unite: Save Sacha! [Jewlicious] Persian Jews live the high life in Los Angeles. [W] According to cartoonist Rich Tenorio, the...

This Week's Links

16:27 24 July in Latest, Politics
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By Michelle Albert Ivanka Trump received a Swarovski crystal-covered, lepoard print mezuzah when she completed her conversion to Judaism. Thanks to online shopping, you can bling out your doorpost, too! [PopJudaica] Can't get to the Western Wall in Jerusalem? No problem. Now you can tweet your prayers...

This Week's Links

16:45 17 July in Latest, Politics
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By Michelle Albert Harry Potter connects to Jewish audiences. Did you know that Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) are Jewish? [JewishJournal] Moment columnist Gershom Gorenberg reports on Israeli soldiers' claims that their top commanders were responsible for massive civilian deaths. [Prospect] Champion of relativity...

Watch out for Wolpo

16:57 25 June in Latest, Politics
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By Jeremy Gillick The right wing group SOS Israel, led by Rabbi Sholom Dov Wolpo, leader of Chabad's messianic wing in Israel, has published the first in a series of English-language newsletters that includes a vaguely threatening message to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and accuses him...

Buy for Israel

15:22 22 June in Culture, Latest, Politics
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By Michelle Albert A message currently circulating the Web urges Jews to buy Trader Joe's products in response to the call by Boycott Divestment Campaign, an organization of anti-Israel groups, to boycott Trader Joe's grocery stores because they sell Israeli goods. The Boycott Divestment Campaign is dedicated...