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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Natalie Portman should be commended, not criticizedOscar-winning actress Natalie Portman clearly hit a nerve when, in a recent int
Natalie Portman should be commended, not criticized
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 2 days ago
Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman clearly hit a nerve when, in a recent interview with the British newspaper, The Independent, she questioned the validity of the type of Holocaust education she had received growing up. “I think a really big... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Barenboim to Conduct German Orchestra in Iran Despite Israel’s Protests and the Absence of Opera in Islamic RepublicThe conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim holding a music class.Photo Credit:
Barenboim to Conduct German Orchestra in Iran Despite Israel’s Protests and the Absence of Opera in Islamic Republic
The Jewish Press / Posted 3 days ago
The conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim holding a music class.Photo Credit: Nati Shohat/Flash90 (JNi.media) Israeli conductor Daniel Barenboim will take the Berlin State Opera to Tehran, where they will perform a concert, AFP reported Thursday.... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Iranian FP adviser: ‘We Reject the Existence of any Israeli on this Earth’An Iranian official who said Tehran 'rejects the existence of any Israeli on Ea
Iranian FP adviser: ‘We Reject the Existence of any Israeli on this Earth’
The Jewish Press / Posted 4 days ago
An Iranian official who said Tehran 'rejects the existence of any Israeli on Earth' said that view was expressed to the P5+1 during negotiations. For those not yet convinced that Iran harbors genocidal intentions towards Israel, Iranian foreign... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Is Spain Fueling the BDS War Against Israel?Anti-Israel activists in Gijón, Spain are pictured above calling for a boycott
Is Spain Fueling the BDS War Against Israel?
The Jewish Press / Posted 6 days ago
Anti-Israel activists in Gijón, Spain are pictured above calling for a boycott and sanctions against the Jewish state The Jewish American singer Matisyahu was re-invited to perform at an international music festival in Spain, days after he was... Read more
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The Jewish Press
The President Should Stop Questioning the Motivations of Opponents of the Iran DealPresident Barack Obama at a press conference to promote the Iran deal. Photo Cr
The President Should Stop Questioning the Motivations of Opponents of the Iran Deal
The Jewish Press / Posted 12 days ago
President Barack Obama at a press conference to promote the Iran deal. Photo Credit: screen capture A number of prominent Jewish organizations and publications, as well as some media outlets, have sharply criticized the manner in which the Obama... Read more
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Scotsman
‘No evidence’ Bute House chandelier looted by Nazis Bute House, home of the First Minister. Picture: Jane Barlow THE National Tru
‘No evidence’ Bute House chandelier looted by Nazis
Scotsman / Posted 13 days ago
Bute House, home of the First Minister. Picture: Jane Barlow THE National Trust for Scotland says there is still no “conclusive evidence” that a chandelier in the First Minister’s official Bute... Read more
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Scotsman
‘No evidence’ Nazis looted Bute House chandelierTHE National Trust for Scotland says there is still no “conclusive evidence” th
‘No evidence’ Nazis looted Bute House chandelier
Scotsman / Posted 13 days ago
THE National Trust for Scotland says there is still no “conclusive evidence” that a chandelier in the First Minister’s official Bute House residence was looted. It was reported on Sunday that the light fitting, which hangs in building’s drawing... Read more
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International Business Times
Nicola Sturgeon asked to shed light on 'looted' Nazi chandellier Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon could be asked to shed some light on
Nicola Sturgeon asked to shed light on 'looted' Nazi chandellier
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon could be asked to shed some light on the origins of a chandelier that hangs in her official residence, Bute House. It has been claimed that it may have been looted from a Jewish family by the Nazis during the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Probe launched into 'Nazi' chandelier in Nicola Sturgeon's residenceNazi hunters say chandelier at Nicola Sturgeon's official residence 'may have b
Probe launched into 'Nazi' chandelier in Nicola Sturgeon's residence
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Nazi hunters say chandelier at Nicola Sturgeon's official residence 'may have been looted by Hitler's henchmen in Second World War' The 'Nazi' chandelier hangs in Nicola Sturgeon's Edinburgh drawing room Smuggled to Bute House in 1945 from Germany... Read more
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express
EXCLUSIVE Chandelier of shame: Sturgeon's house light may be Nazi loot NAZI hunters are calling for an investigation into a chandelier hanging in Ni
EXCLUSIVE Chandelier of shame: Sturgeon's house light may be Nazi loot
express / Posted 15 days ago
NAZI hunters are calling for an investigation into a chandelier hanging in Nicola Sturgeon’s official residence after claims it was looted by Hitler’s henchmen in the Second... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Increased Security for US Ambassador to Israel after Death ThreatsU.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan ShapiroPhoto Credit: Lori Lowenthal Marcus U.S.
Increased Security for US Ambassador to Israel after Death Threats
The Jewish Press / Posted 15 days ago
U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan ShapiroPhoto Credit: Lori Lowenthal Marcus U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro is currently under increased security protection at his home and at the U.S. Embassy which is located in Tel Aviv. The security has been... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Japan's Mitsubishi apologizes for using U.S. POWs as forced labor during WWIISaying they felt a "deep sense of ethical responsibility for a past tragedy," e
Japan's Mitsubishi apologizes for using U.S. POWs as forced labor during WWII
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
Saying they felt a "deep sense of ethical responsibility for a past tragedy," executives from a major Japanese corporation gave an unprecedented apology Sunday to a 94-year-old U.S. prisoner of war for using American POWs for forced labor during... Read more
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J Weekly
Team USA is home from Berlin Maccabi Games, with medals and memoriesThe nine Team USA athletes who were either raised in Northern California or pla
Team USA is home from Berlin Maccabi Games, with medals and memories
J Weekly / Posted 17 days ago
The nine Team USA athletes who were either raised in Northern California or play college sports in the area returned home last week from the European Maccabi Games in Berlin with a good medal haul: five golds, five silvers and three bronzes. But... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Simon Wiesenthal Center Calls Criticism of Schumer Gutter PoliticsRabbi Marvin Hier Photo Credit: Simon Wiesenthal Center YouTube screenshot / ht
Simon Wiesenthal Center Calls Criticism of Schumer Gutter Politics
The Jewish Press / Posted 17 days ago
Rabbi Marvin Hier Photo Credit: Simon Wiesenthal Center YouTube screenshot / https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyMWRW6npXE (JNi.media) The Simon Wiesenthal Center issued a strongly worded statement calling on the White House and Democratic and... Read more
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Aljazeera
Muslims in Jerusalem decry cafe built on cemeteryJerusalem - A recently opened cafe in West Jerusalem, which is built on a park
Muslims in Jerusalem decry cafe built on cemetery
Aljazeera / Posted 20 days ago
Jerusalem - A recently opened cafe in West Jerusalem, which is built on a park that Muslims say is the site of an ancient cemetery, is drawing outrage from religious leaders in the Holy City. The Al-Aqsa Association, a group that advocates for... Read more
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Washington Post
Chuck Schumer’s response to Obama’s vitriol on IranSen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.). (Alex Wong/Getty Images) The biggest news yeste
Chuck Schumer’s response to Obama’s vitriol on Iran
Washington Post / Posted 23 days ago
Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.). (Alex Wong/Getty Images) The biggest news yesterday was not the GOP debate but the announcement from Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) that he would oppose the Iran deal. Coming days after the president’s outlandish attack... Read more
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The Christian Post
Dear Evangelicals: Some Encouragement and Advice From Your Orthodox Jewish FriendsWe understand that you are feeling a bit overwhelmed by recent events that thre
Dear Evangelicals: Some Encouragement and Advice From Your Orthodox Jewish Friends
The Christian Post / Posted 23 days ago
We understand that you are feeling a bit overwhelmed by recent events that threaten to marginalize you. We'd like to offer a bit of empathy, and if it is not too presumptuous, some valuable experience and tools as well. You see, we've been there... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Rejecting The Iran Deal Means War: 'Those Are The Dictates Of Cold Hard Logic'WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has been getting pushback from opponents o
Rejecting The Iran Deal Means War: 'Those Are The Dictates Of Cold Hard Logic'
The Huffington Post / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has been getting pushback from opponents of the Iran nuclear deal for arguing that opposition to it is tantamount to support for war. Not true, they say. The opponents just want "a better deal." "The alternative... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pitcairn native writes book about father’s World War II captivityPitcairn native Peggy Loughner Fisher said her father seldom spoke about his ye
Pitcairn native writes book about father’s World War II captivity
TribLIVE / Posted 25 days ago
Pitcairn native Peggy Loughner Fisher said her father seldom spoke about his years as a prisoner of war. She felt the effects of his captivity, nonetheless, because of his early death and the confusion and anger she suffered as a result. Aug. 15... Read more
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The Jewish Week
The Jewish WeekLast week’s firebombing by suspected Jewish settlers of a Palestinian home in t
The Jewish Week
The Jewish Week / Posted 25 days ago
Last week’s firebombing by suspected Jewish settlers of a Palestinian home in the West Bank killing a toddler, and the stabbing of six people — one of them fatally — at the Jerusalem gay pride parade by a charedi extremist may be a game changer for... Read more
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JTA
Air France ‘deeply regrets’ map snafu omitting Israel(JTA) — Air France said it “deeply regrets” the technical problems that omitted
Air France ‘deeply regrets’ map snafu omitting Israel
JTA / Posted 26 days ago
(JTA) — Air France said it “deeply regrets” the technical problems that omitted Tel Aviv and Jerusalem from in-flight map displays that showed Gaza and the West Bank. On Monday, Air France wrote on its official Twitter account that it “deeply... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Minnesota man deemed unfit to stand trial for Nazi crimesBERLIN -- German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation o
Minnesota man deemed unfit to stand trial for Nazi crimes
Calgary Sun / Posted 29 days ago
BERLIN -- German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for trial. The... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Prosecutors call off Nazi war crimes investigationMichael Karkoc, whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an S
Prosecutors call off Nazi war crimes investigation
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 30 days ago
Michael Karkoc, whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit. Photo / AP German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former... Read more
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Lake Placid News
APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US manBERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigati
APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man
Lake Placid News / Posted 30 days ago
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for... Read more
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Marshall Independent
APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US manBERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigati
APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man
Marshall Independent / Posted 30 days ago
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for... Read more
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The Hindu
Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of U.S. manThe decision came more than two years after The AP published a story establishi
Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of U.S. man
The Hindu / Posted 30 days ago
The decision came more than two years after The AP published a story establishing that Michael Karkoc commanded a unit in the SS-led Ukrainian Self Defence Legion. German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US manBERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigati
APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US manGerman prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retire
APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man
Dayton Daily News / Posted 30 days ago
German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for trial. The decision... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US manBERLIN | German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of
Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 30 days ago
BERLIN | German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for trial. The... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US manBERLIN (AP) - German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigati
Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man
New Jersey Herald / Posted 30 days ago
BERLIN (AP) - German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US manBERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigati
APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 30 days ago
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for... Read more
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The Columbian
Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of U.S. manBERLIN — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of
Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of U.S. man
The Columbian / Posted 30 days ago
BERLIN — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for trial. Munich... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Jewish community reacts to the Jerusalem Gay Pride parade attackParticipants of an annual gay pride parade react after an Orthodox Jewish assai
Jewish community reacts to the Jerusalem Gay Pride parade attack
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 30 days ago
Participants of an annual gay pride parade react after an Orthodox Jewish assailant stabbed and injured six participants in Jerusalem on July 30. Photo by Amir Cohen/Reuters The prophets of old were unpopular people. Their job, their calling, was to... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Germany suspends Nazi war crimes investigation of Minnesota manGerman prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retire
Germany suspends Nazi war crimes investigation of Minnesota man
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 30 days ago
German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom the Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for trial. Munich... Read more
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Daily Mail
Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of 96-old Minnesota manGermany DROPS investigation into 96-year-old alleged Nazi SS commander living i
Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of 96-old Minnesota man
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
Germany DROPS investigation into 96-year-old alleged Nazi SS commander living in Minnesota after he is deemed unfit for trial Retired Minnesota carpenter, Michael Karkoc, was shown in a June 2013 expose to be a former commander in a Nazi SS-led... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US manGerman prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retire
APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 30 days ago
German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for trial. Munich... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of U.S. manDAVID RISING, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have shelved t
Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of U.S. man
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
DAVID RISING, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US manBERLIN (AP) - German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigati
Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 30 days ago
BERLIN (AP) - German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for... Read more
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Daily Herald
APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US manBERLIN -- German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation o
APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man
Daily Herald / Posted 30 days ago
BERLIN -- German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for trial. Munich... Read more
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ABC News
Germany Shelves Nazi Crimes Probe of US ManGerman prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retire
Germany Shelves Nazi Crimes Probe of US Man
ABC News / Posted 30 days ago
German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for trial. Munich... Read more
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