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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

AUTHOR NAME

Josefin Dolsten, JTA

101 ARTICLES

Chris Matthews Apologizes for Comparing Sanders’ Nevada Win to Nazi Invasion

MSNBC host Chris Matthews apologized for comparing Sen. Bernie Sanders’ victory in the Nevada caucuses to Nazi Germany’s invasion of France. On Monday, Matthews addressed...

New York City’s Latest Tactic to Combat Anti-Semitism: An Ad Campaign Featuring Diverse Jewish New Yorkers

NEW YORK (JTA) — New York City is hoping that a new ad campaign will make Jewish New Yorkers feel comfortable despite a recent...

Conservative Movement Apologizes for Excluding Women on List of Innovative Rabbis

(JTA) — The Conservative movement’s congregational umbrella group apologized for publishing an article about innovative rabbis that only included men. The article by the United...

Putin Pardons Israeli-American Backpacker Naama Issachar, Who Was Sentenced to 7 1/2 Years in Russian Prison

(JTA) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has pardoned Naama Issachar, an Israeli-American backpacker who was sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison for drug...

Republican Party Leader in Delaware Ousted After Blaming Jews for Impeachment Hearings

(JTA) — A Republican Party leader in Delaware was fired after Facebook posts that were criticized as anti-Semitic. The Sussex County Republican Party voted on...

Marianne Williamson Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race

(JTA) — Marianne Williamson has ended her run for president. The Jewish writer and self-help guru made the announcement in a message to supporters on...

Ghislaine Maxwell, British Socialite Accused of Helping Jeffrey Epstein, Reportedly Hides in Israel

(JTA) — Ghislaine Maxwell, a British socialite who has been accused of helping late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, is reportedly hiding out in Israel. A...

Brooklyn Black Lives Matter Leader Expresses Solidarity with Jews After Monsey Attack

NEW YORK (JTA) — The president of Black Lives Matter Brooklyn condemned anti-Semitic hate crimes following the attack at a Hanukkah party in Monsey. Anthony...

25 Jewish Democrats in Congress Call on Trump to Fire Stephen Miller

(JTA) — Twenty-five Jewish Democratic House members urged President Donald Trump to dismiss his senior policy adviser Stephen Miller. In a letter sent to the...

New Arab Group Says it’s Time to Stop Boycotting Israel

(JTA) — A new group of Arab thinkers is urging its countries to engage with Israel. The Arab Council for Regional Integration group held its...

Sacha Baron Cohen Calls Social Media ‘The Greatest Propaganda Machine in History’

NEW YORK (JTA) — Sacha Baron Cohen has made a career out of playing absurd comedic characters, from the dopey Brit Ali G to...

5 Jewish Things to Know About Deval Patrick

(JTA) — The crowded field of Democratic 2020 hopefuls has welcomed another latecomer to the fray: Deval Patrick, the former Massachusetts governor. On Thursday, Patrick...

Connecticut Synagogue Evacuated After Receiving 2 Bomb Threats

(JTA) — A synagogue in Connecticut has been evacuated after it received two bomb threats. Congregation B’nai Israel, a Reform congregation in Bridgeport, was evacuated...

Jewish Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on His Feud with Trump and Becoming a Sex Symbol

(JTA) — Earlier this month, Jacob Frey went from being the relatively unknown mayor of Minneapolis to an instant internet celebrity—thanks to some attacks...

Rose McGowan Sues Harvey Weinstein and an Israeli Intelligence Firm for Alleged Intimidation

(JTA) — Actress Rose McGowan is claiming Harvey Weinstein, two of his former lawyers and an Israeli intelligence firm tried to silence her. And she’s...

Jewish Death Row Inmate Who Says His Judge Was Anti-Semitic Appeals to Supreme Court

(JTA) — A Jewish death row inmate in Texas who says his judge was anti-Semitic has appealed to the Supreme Court. Randy Halprin is set...

Israeli ‘Master Chef’ Winner Revealed as Wife of $400 Million Fraudster

(JTA) — The winner of an Israeli cooking show turned out to be none other than the wife of a man who fled France...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is Launching Trump Impeachment Inquiry

(JTA) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is launching an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Pelosi, D-Calif., made the announcement late Tuesday afternoon. The New...

ADL Speaks Out Against Jewish Publication Over Articles Attacking LGBTQ Community

NEW YORK (JTA) — The Anti-Defamation League is speaking out against a Jewish newspaper for publishing articles containing inflammatory rhetoric about the LGBTQ community. Last...

Woody Allen’s Latest Film Doesn’t Have a US Release

(JTA) — Woody Allen’s latest film is set to open at a French film festival, but it currently does not have a U.S. release...

Al Jazeera Anchor Promotes Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Theory on Twitter

(JTA) — An Al Jazeera anchor promoted an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory on Twitter on Thursday. “This Holy Land belongs to Palestinians Because Palestinians are Semitic...

38 Men Revive Sex Abuse Case Against Yeshiva University High School As NY Lifts Statute of Limitations

NEW YORK (JTA) — Thirty-eight men filed a lawsuit claiming they were sexually abused at Yeshiva University High School for Boys in a period...

2 Israelis Injured in West Bank Car Ramming

(JTA) — Two Israelis were injured, one seriously, when they were hit by a car while standing at a West Bank bus stop. The Israeli...

Joe Lieberman Says Israel Made ‘Serious Mistake’ in Banning Tlaib and Omar

(JTA) — Joe Lieberman criticized Israel’s decision to deny entry to Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar. “It’s a serious mistake because it’s contrary to...

Israel Confirms It Is Banning Tlaib and Omar from Entering Country

(JTA) — Israel’s deputy foreign minister confirmed that Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar will not be allowed to enter the country. “We won’t allow...

‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Exhibit to Open in New York in August

NEW YORK (JTA) — Fans of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” will soon be able to immerse themselves in Midge Maisel’s very Jewish 1950s New...

Gal Gadot to Play Jewish Actress and Inventor Hedy Lamarr in Showtime Series

(JTA) — It’s official: Gal Gadot will portray Jewish actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr in a Showtime limited series. The cable network made the announcement...

Elijah Cummings’ District, Which Trump Derided as ‘Disgusting,’ Has a Significant Jewish Population

(JTA) — Jewish leaders in Baltimore have come to the defense of Rep. Elijah Cummings, the African-American Democrat who has come under withering attack...

The Jewish Reporter who Brought the 1969 Moon Landing into America’s Living Rooms

NEW YORK (JTA) — In the 1960s, astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and John Glenn were household names, idolized as god-like figures by a...

Jeffrey Epstein Denied Bail, Judge Says He Poses Danger

NEW YORK (JTA) — Jeffrey Epstein was denied bail on sex trafficking charges. A Manhattan federal judge, Richard Berman, said in his ruling Thursday that...

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A video circulating on social media shows a group of Black Lives Matter (BLM) protesters in Philadelphia telling Jews to leave, with one protester...

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With election day a week away and early voting in full force throughout the country, U.S President Donald Trump and former U.S. Vice President...

Former IDF Chief Medical Officer To Lead Israel’s COVID-19 Fight

One of Israel’s top public health experts is praising the decision to name Prof. Nachman Ash to lead the country’s coronavirus efforts following Prof....

France is Cracking Down on Radical Islam – With the Blessing of its Jewish Minority

(JTA) — As the French government rolls out a controversial plan that amounts to its most robust crackdown on religious activity in decades, it...

US to Extend Bilateral Agreements with Israel into Judea and Samaria, Golan

The United States and Israel will eliminate territorial restrictions for bilateral agreements in a ceremony on Wednesday. The move will build upon a policy shift...
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