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  • Israeli, Palestinian peace advocates connect online

    By Ryan Torok

    March 30, 2011 | 10:25 am

    A social networking site recently featured Israelis, Palestinians and others chatting together online about the crisis in Libya and its implications for Israeli-Palestinian relations. Elsewhere on the site, a circulating letter of Jewish support for Egypt gathered signatures and a...

  • “Keep Facebook out of Political Conflicts,” Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Says

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 29, 2011 | 11:57 am

    Now that Facebook has removed the page calling for a “Third Palestinian Intifada,” Israel’s Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon will have one fewer subject to grill Mark Zuckerberg on.

    Ayalon arrived in Los Angeles on Sunday for an extended visit to the Western United...

  • Facebook removes Third Intifada page

    March 29, 2011 | 10:23 am

    Facebook has removed a page calling for a third Palestinian uprising against Israel, but a new one quickly took its place.

    Nearly 350,000 people had registered for the “Third Palestinian Intifada” page, established on Facebook earlier this month. The page, which calls for a third...

  • Remove intifada page, Edelstein asks Facebook’s Zuckerberg

    March 24, 2011 | 6:30 pm

    An Israeli government minister has called on Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to remove a page calling for a third Palestinian intifada.

    Yuli Edelstein, minister of diplomacy and Diaspora affairs, in a letter sent Wednesday called Zuckerberg’s attention to the Facebook page “Third...

  • Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg obtains restraining order against alleged stalker

    February 8, 2011 | 11:39 am

    From LATimes.com:

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has obtained a restraining order against Pradeep Manukonda, who allegedly stalked the billionaire and his family asking for money.

    The court order was issued last week, demanding that the 31-year-old stay away from the co-founder of...

  • Who you calling ruthless? ‘Social Network’ works wonders for Mark Zuckerberg’s image [VIDEO]

    By Danielle Berrin

    January 31, 2011 | 11:55 am

    Talk about a turnaround.

    When “The Social Network” first hit theaters last September, with its unflattering portrait of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg front and center, the media went wild speculating about the potential damage to Zuckerberg’s young-genius-billionaire image. But...

  • Lessons from “The Social Network”

    By Misha Henckel

    January 30, 2011 | 2:41 pm

    “The Social Network” is mostly a commentary on the life and personality of Facebook creator, Mark Zuckerberg. I finally watched it last night. Based on reports and reviews, I was prepared to despise the man. Instead, I felt nothing but admiration, and in all honesty a little bit of...

  • Top 10 Jews of Year - 2010

    By JewishJournal.com

    December 23, 2010 | 4:45 pm

    Our Annual (well, from now on) Top Jew of the Year list features Jews who embody the best in Jewish values.  And you don’t have to be Jewish to win: see our “Honorary Jew of the Year.”

    1) Jon Stewart

    For his intellect, his sense of humor, his willingness to speak truth to power,...

  • Time friends Facebook’s Zuckerberg with Person of the Year

    December 15, 2010 | 11:11 am

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year.

    The choice of Zuckerberg to grace the cover of Time’s year-end issue was announced Wednesday.

    In its introduction the magazine said that Zuckerberg, who is Jewish, was recognized “For connecting more...

  • Who does Aaron Sorkin really hate?

    By Danielle Berrin

    October 20, 2010 | 10:35 am

    In “The Social Network,” writer Aaron Sorkin insinuates that one of the central drives behind Mark Zuckerberg’s development of Facebook was the hot-blooded pursuit of women.

    Only, Sorkin’s script presents such a narrow, hackneyed view of women — they are either...

  • The Social Network

    By Rob Eshman

    October 6, 2010 | 10:39 am

    If you’ve ever heard me give a speech, you’ve heard me tell this story. It’s a good one, with the added quality of being true.

    A few years ago, a reader called my assistant and demanded I return his call immediately.

    I moaned — what editor isn’t used to returning those...

  • ‘The Social Network’: One talented misfit plays another

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 28, 2010 | 7:47 pm

    Jesse Eisenberg was practically born to play Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, the prickly antihero of “The Social Network.”

    Like his character, Eisenberg is 26, Jewish, fiercely bright, hails from a middle-class New York home and is testament to the idea that smart nerds will...

  • Briefs: Israel apologizes to the Beatles, Europe commemorates the Holocaust

    January 31, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Beatles, Shea Stadium, 1965
    Israel Apologizes to the Beatles

    Israel is trying to atone for a decision to bar a tour by the Beatles 43 years ago. Israel's ambassador to London, Ron Prosor, has written a letter to relatives of the late Beatles singer John Lennon and guitarist George...

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