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Thursday, July 9, 2020

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Marcy Oster, JTA

651 ARTICLES

Jewish Agency Releases Numbers of Jewish Coronavirus Deaths From Countries Around the World

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Jewish deaths around the world from the coronavirus — excluding the United States, Israel and the countries of the former Soviet...

Roy Moore’s Lawsuit Against Sacha Baron Cohen Can Proceed, Judge Rules

(JTA) — The lawsuit filed by Roy Moore, a former Alabama chief  justice, against Sacha Baron Cohen stemming from his appearance on the comedian’s...

Washington Police Officer Says He Will Remove Tattoo Resembling Insignia of Nazi SS

(JTA) — A police officer in Walla Walla, Washington, said he will remove his tattoo resembling the insignia of the SS, the Nazi paramilitary...

Julian Edelman Invites DeSean Jackson to Have ‘Uncomfortable Conversations’ About Anti-Semitism and Black Lives Matter

“I know he said some ugly things, but I do see an opportunity to have a conversation.”

Civil Rights Groups Leading the Facebook Ad Boycott Met With Mark Zuckerberg. They Say Nothing Has Changed.

(JTA) — Mark Zuckerberg hasn’t changed his tune about Facebook’s stance on the spread of hate on the social media platform. That’s what the heads...

Benny Gantz Enters Quarantine as Israel Hits Highest Total of Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in 24 Hours

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel recorded more than 1,300 new cases of the coronavirus in 24 hours ending on Wednesday morning, its highest total since...

Alexander Vindman, Jewish NSC Staffer Who Testified at Impeachment Hearing, Retires From Military Amid Allegations of Bullying by Trump

(JTA) — Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the Jewish National Security Council staffer who was among the first to raise flags about President Donald Trump’s...

Conservative News Outlets Were Duped Into Publishing Middle East ‘Hot Takes’ From Fake Columnists, Report Finds

(JTA) — Conservative news outlets, including some reporting on the Jewish community, were duped into publishing Middle East “hot takes” from fake columnists, the...

New York Jewish Week Is Putting Print Edition on Hiatus

The New York Jewish Week said it will put its print edition on hiatus as it transitions to a “digital-first model.” The last print edition...

Auschwitz Museum Says Preserved Historic Site Is Different From Statues Honoring Controversial Figures

(JTA) — The Auschwitz Memorial and Museum waded into the current debate over tearing down statues of historical figures, noting that there’s a difference...

Netta Barzilai Removes Noose Imagery From Instagram Because ‘a Lot of People Were Triggered and Offended’

Netta Barzilai used a music note being strangled by a noose to illustrate how culture is dying in Israel because of coronavirus restrictions. The Israeli...

3 Rockets Fired From Gaza on Southern Israel

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Three rockets were fired into southern Israel from Gaza on Sunday afternoon, sounding the Code Red alert system but causing no...

Russell Crowe Asked Jared Kushner for Advice on How to Portray Former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes

Crowe said he asked Kushner for the advice at Hugh Jackman’s 50th birthday party.

Auschwitz Museum Says Preserved Historic Site Is Different From Statues Honoring Controversial Figures

“We can see a lot of ‘Auschwitz’ mentions recently,” the museum tweeted on Sunday.

Israel Successfully Launches New Spy Satellite

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel successfully launched the new Ofek 16 reconnaissance satellite. The spy satellite was blasted into space early Sunday morning from a launch...

University Professor in Argentina Offers Bonus to ‘Whoever Finds a Poor Jew’

(JTA) — A university professor in Argentina told his students that he “will give a bonus to whoever finds a poor Jew.” During an online...

Family of Biracial Jewish Woman Set on Fire in Wisconsin Thanks Public for ‘Overwhelming Outpouring of Support’

There is now a $10,000 reward for anyone who can provide police with information that leads to the arrest of the attackers.

Israeli Pop Stars’ Music Video With Mexican and Arab Garb — and Giant Roosters — Irks Some Viewers

Despite the fact that the lyrics are not that complicated — there’s a lot going on in the video.

Facebook Ad Showed a Jewish California State Senator Clutching Monopoly Money

Jeremy Russell, a spokesperson for the Jewish Community Relations Council of San Francisco, called the ad “cringeworthy.”

Gold Statue of Convicted Sex Offender Jeffrey Epstein Appears in Downtown Albuquerque

The group responsible for the prank said it was meant as political satire.

Gold Statue of Convicted Sex Offender Jeffrey Epstein Appears in Downtown Albuquerque

(JTA) — A statue of the late convicted sex offender Jefferey Epstein appeared in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico. The group responsible for the prank said...

Black Lives Matter Demonstrators in DC Chant ‘Israel, We Know You, You Murder Children, Too’

Chants also alternated between “Black lives matter!” and “Palestinian lives matter!”

3-D Printed Steaks? An Israeli Startup Will Test Them Out in High-End Restaurants.

The product has a 95 percent smaller environmental impact than producing actual beef.

Ice Cube Denies Report He Ordered Entourage to Beat up a Rabbi

Above the letter he wrote “Don’t play with me. This is just phase one.”

Swastikas Drawn on Home and Bench in Jewish Neighborhood of Baltimore

(JTA) — Swastikas were found drawn on a public bench and on the side door of a home in a Jewish neighborhood of Baltimore. The...

Palestinian Authority Says It Is Ready to Restart Peace Negotiations With Israel

JERUSALEM (JTA) — With the date set by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to begin annexing West Bank territory days away, the Palestinians appear...

Texas Prosecutor Resigns Over Sharing Facebook Post Comparing Black Lives Matter to the Nazis

(JTA) — A prosecutor in Texas has resigned over her sharing of a Facebook post that compared demonstrators against racial injustice to Nazis. Kaylynn Williford,...

Israel Strikes Hamas Targets in Retaliation for Rocket Attacks

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel launched airstrikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip in response to two rockets fired from Gaza aimed at civilian...

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Jewish Agency Releases Numbers of Jewish Coronavirus Deaths From Countries Around the World

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Jewish deaths around the world from the coronavirus — excluding the United States, Israel and the countries of the former Soviet...

Canadian High School Students Chant ‘Jews Are Our Dogs’ at Protest Against Israeli Annexation Scenario

A group of protesters that included high school students chanted “Jews are our dogs” during a July 4 rally in Canada against Israel’s possible...

SHEIN Apologizes for Selling Swastika Necklace on Their Website

Online clothing store SHEIN issued an apology on July 9 for selling a swastika necklace on its website. The Stop Anti-Semitism.org watchdog shared a screenshot...

Roy Moore’s Lawsuit Against Sacha Baron Cohen Can Proceed, Judge Rules

(JTA) — The lawsuit filed by Roy Moore, a former Alabama chief  justice, against Sacha Baron Cohen stemming from his appearance on the comedian’s...

Stephen Jackson Apologizes for Saying Rothschilds Own the Banks: ‘It Wasn’t An Insult’

Former NBA player Stephen Jackson issued an apology on CNN for defending Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson’s social media posts and saying on...
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