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  • Jewish groups join coalition against anti-Muslim subway ads in D.C.

    October 16, 2012 | 2:18 pm

    Some national Jewish organizations joined a coalition of religious groups calling on the Washington Metro system to donate profits from an anti-Islam ad to charity.

    “The placing of offensive, anti-Muslim ads in the D.C. Metro system is an important opportunity to affirm our...

  • Netanyahu featured in new anti-Obama ad [VIDEO]

    September 20, 2012 | 10:10 am

    A pro-Romney Super PAC is using Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's warnings about Iran in an anti-Obama ad in South Florida.

    "The fact is that every day that passes, Iran gets closer and closer to nuclear bombs," Netanyahu says in the ad, in a clip from a news conference...

  • N.Y. transit authority weighs options on anti-Islam subway ad

    September 19, 2012 | 10:01 am

    New York City's Metropolitan Transit Authority said it is considering its options after a U.S. District Court ordered the authority to run an advertisement that reads "Support Israel. Defeat Jihad."

    The MTA's quandary comes in the wake of recent protests in Arab countries and in...

  • Romney ad raps Obama for not visiting Israel [VIDEO]

    August 6, 2012 | 11:31 am

    A Mitt Romney campaign ad criticizes President Obama for not visiting Israel during his presidency and refusing to call Jerusalem the capital of Israel.

    The 30-second television ad rolled out Aug. 5, which features American and Israeli flags and Romney at the Western Wall, is titled...

  • Turkish Hitler ad pulled after Jewish community protests [VIDEO]

    March 27, 2012 | 2:10 pm

    A Turkish advertisement that uses Adolf Hitler to sell men’s shampoo has been pulled following protests by the Jewish community in Turkey.

    The advertisers said Tuesday that the commercial, which features a clip of Hitler delivering an impassioned speech with a voiceover urging men...

  • Seattle buses to carry ‘Israeli war crimes’ ads

    December 20, 2010 | 1:05 pm

    Buses in downtown Seattle will carry advertisements about “Israeli war crimes” to mark the second year since the Gaza war.

    The Seattle Midwest Awareness Campaign has paid $1,794 to place the advertisements on 12 buses beginning Dec. 27, the day Israel entered Gaza to stop rocket...

  • Hitler safe-sex ad pulled from YouTube

    September 10, 2009 | 8:25 pm

    A controversial ad that uses Hitler to scare viewers away from unsafe sex was pulled from YouTube, according to news reports.

    The move Wednesday follows mounting criticism of the safe-sex campaign for cheapening the suffering of Holocaust victims.

    The Regenbogen (Rainbow)...

  • False Advertising

    By Julie Wiener

    March 30, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    An advertisement that appeared in 80 American Jewish newspapers last week, including this one, looked fairly innocuous.

    The title of a film, "The Rabbi," appears in Hebrew-style lettering, above a close-up shot of a bearded, yarmulka-wearing man praying at the Western Wall in...

  • Writing a Successful Personals Ad

    July 29, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    So you've finally decided to place a personal ad.Can't believe you waited so long. Just describe yourself, the personyou want to meet and -- Shazam! Couple of phone calls, cafe, Italianrestaurant, and you'll be on your way.

    Easier than finding mustard at a hot dogconvention....