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  • Philadelphia Diary: In a woman’s world, Sarah and Michelle saved Hillary

    By Shmuel Rosner

    1 hour ago

    The road from Cleveland to Philadelphia is long, and in my case it involved a train station, a wait, and a conversation. He has a guitar, a large bag, and a worried expression. Are you going to Philly? I am. To the convention? I am. Is that the place, is that the right ticket? It...

  • 5 things to expect from Bernie Sanders’ speech at the Democratic convention

    11 hours ago

    It’s been perhaps the second-most surprising presidential campaign this year.

    When Sen. Bernie Sanders, the 74-year-old Jewish democratic socialist from Vermont, began his campaign last year, no one expected him to take a strong insurgency all the way through the primary season....

  • A year in: Iran is still bad, the Iran deal is still good

    13 hours ago

    This time last year the US and the Jewish community were locked in ferocious debate over the nuclear deal between Iran and the major world powers. Pundits cautioned that the deal would be violated, that sanction relief would enrich Hezbollah and Hamas, that we would be facing a...

  • Bernie Sanders booed for urging delegates to support Hillary Clinton

    14 hours ago

    Delegates for Bernie Sanders booed the one-time presidential candidate for telling them to support the presumptive Democratic ticket of Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine.

    In a speech to supporters Monday ahead of the Democratic National Convention, Sanders thanked them for helping...

  • WikiLeaks removes anti-Semitic tweets

    15 hours ago

    WikiLeaks removed tweets that described some of its Jewish critics as “establishment climbers.”

    The account, believed to be run by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, was responding to tweets linking its massive release of Democratic Party leaks with Russia. Russian President...

  • A Jewish response to the student debt crisis

    15 hours ago

    Like so many millennials, I bear my student debt like an albatross branded with the lifetime shackles of an Ivy pedigree. Time has not shrunken my debt but rather quadrupled what my initial principle once was. Homeownership is no sooner in my future than my two-decade long dream of...

  • How Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the ‘Jewish mother’ of Congress, rose and fell

    16 hours ago

    When Debbie Wasserman Schultz spoke Monday morning to the Florida delegation as the national Democratic convention got underway, some delegates cheered.

    Other delegates booed.

    The chaos at the Marriott Hotel here demonstrated the degree to which the Florida congresswoman,...

  • Mindful voters, mindless news: Trump is a teachable moment

    By Marty Kaplan

    17 hours ago

    The sun rose blood red this morning. Sunlight stained the pine of my bedroom bookshelves a shade of Indian paintbrush. For minutes I just stood there, ambushed by the angled light in the silent room. As the sun crept across the carpet, I knew I was watching – even thought I could...

  • Jewish Dems launch super PAC to counter RJC campaign

    By Jacob Kornbluh, Jewish Insider

    18 hours ago

    Jewish Democrats are set to launch a super PAC to fight the Republican Jewish Coalition’s multi-million dollar campaign among Jewish voters in battleground states across the nation, Jewish Insider has learned.

    In remarks to Pennsylvania Democrats at a Monday morning delegation...

  • Kaine hailed as strong supporter of Israel

    By Jacob Kornbluh, Jewish Insider

    19 hours ago

    Hillary Clinton’s selection of Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her vice presidential candidate was hailed by Jewish leaders as a “smart” and “responsible” choice, given recent global events and the challenges facing the U.S. and abroad. 

    Kaine, a member of the Senate’s Foreign...

  • Email leak forces DNC chair to step down

    By Jacob Kornbluh, Jewish Insider

    19 hours ago

    Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Sunday resisted calls to immediately step down as chairwoman and give up her role in presiding over the party’s convention this week after leaked emails proved the DNC was in tank for Hillary Clinton during the...

  • This Lithuanian concentration camp is now a wedding venue

    19 hours ago

    In this drab city 55 miles west of Vilnius, there are few heritage sites as mysterious and lovely looking as the Seventh Fort.

    This 18-acre red-brick bunker complex, which dates to 1882, features massive underground passages that connect its halls and chambers. Above ground, the...

  • Ex-Georgia congresswoman: Israel responsible for Nice and Munich terror attacks

    20 hours ago

    A former Georgia congresswoman claimed that Israel was responsible for the recent terror attacks in France and Germany.

    Cynthia McKinney posted on Twitter Saturday night: “Same Israeli photographer captures Nice and Munich tragedies. How likely is that? Remember the Dancing...

  • Convicted spy Pollard urges reversal of U.S. parole conditions

    20 hours ago

    Jonathan Pollard, a former U.S. Navy U.S intelligence officer convicted of spying for Israel, asked a judge on Friday to overturn restrictive probation conditions imposed when he was released in November after serving 30 years in prison.

    Eliot Lauer, Pollard's lawyer, argued in...

  • GHOSTBUSTERS *Movie Review*

    By Zoe Hewitt

    20 hours ago

    The GHOSTBUSTERS trailer on YouTube is the most disliked video ever on the site.  However, I wanted to reserve judgement about the movie since it comes with impressive credentials: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon and Chris Hemsworth are all great...

  • The Israeli Innovation Center, A $1.7 Billion Deal And More - This Week from the Startup Nation

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    21 hours ago

    Nanotech Breakthrough Prints Human Tissue from Stem Cells

    It’s the stuff of science fiction: technology that can print a human organ. But the first step towards turning big-screen fantasy into everyday reality has been taken by Israel’s Nano Dimension, which makes 3D printers.

  • Philadelphia Diary: Is an Orthodox political rebellion coming?

    By Shmuel Rosner

    1 day ago

    There weren’t many Jews last week in Cleveland’s GOP convention. But there were some, and a notably large proportion of them were Orthodox Jews. Not all of them, of course – but a lot. There will be more Jews, a lot more, this week in Philadelphia for the Democratic convention....

  • Santa Monica International Film Festival

    By Joy Bennett

    1 day ago

    Yesterday I attended a fantastic short film festival nearby called the Santa Monica International Film Festival.  It was very small but had extremely high quality short films.  It was also free, unless you wanted to pay the $30 to help support their efforts to promote film.  They...

  • Rest in Peace Mick Jackson

    By Ilana Angel

    1 day ago

    Have you ever met someone you felt was a truly decent and kind human being?

    Someone who was selfless and giving?

    Someone who would give you the shirt off their back and expect nothing, not even a thank you, in return?

    Someone you would want to be stranded on a desert island...

  • Real Housewives of New Jersey Week 3 Recap

    By Ilana Angel

    1 day ago

    Typos are generously sponsored by Jose Cuervo.

    This show has officially started now that Teresa is home. I am looking forward to meeting the new girls, even though only one is a housewife. New Jersey has done well with a single girl in the mix, Dina, and even a single whore in...

  • After playing anti-Semitism card against Trump, Wasserman Schultz sunk by aides’ anti-Bernie emails

    1 day ago

    Just last week Debbie Wasserman Schultz was playing the anti-Semitism card against Donald Trump. But in a startling turnaround, on the eve of her own party’s convention, it’s the South Florida congresswoman who is out as chair of the Democratic National Committee — over a...

  • Under pressure after email leaks, Wasserman Schultz to quit as party head

    1 day ago

    Under fire for emails showing rancor between the Democratic National Committee and the Bernie Sanders campaign, Debbie Wasserman Schultz is stepping down as party chairwoman, but will join Hillary Clinton’s campaign in a senior role.

    Wasserman Schultz announced Sunday afternoon...

  • Hyatt Regency Bloomington the place to stay at the Mall of America

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    2 days ago

    Are you traveling to the Mall of America? I can understand wanting to go there. I was mesmerized by all the stores, rides, living plants, Crayola Experience and Nickelodeon Universe. I went there for the TBEX travel conference over Memorial Day Weekend.

    I researched where to stay...

  • Sunday Reads: Putin vs. Hillary, Pride in Jerusalem, Erdogan’s witch hunt

    By Shmuel Rosner

    2 days ago


    Jeffrey Goldberg argues that a President Trump would advance Vladimir Putin’s agenda in the White House:

    I am not suggesting that Donald Trump is employed by Putin… I am arguing that Trump’s understanding of America’s role in the world aligns with Russia’s geostrategic...

  • Real Housewives of Melbourne Week 1 Recap

    By Ilana Angel

    3 days ago

    Typos are generously sponsored by Jose Cuervo.

    Thank goodness Bravo finally brought this group of Housewives back to America.These women are good TV and while there is certainly a bit of a language barrier, I find that Jose Cuervo helps with that. In the interest of full...

  • Convicted spy Pollard urges reversal of U.S. parole conditions

    4 days ago

    Jonathan Pollard, a former U.S. Navy U.S intelligence officer convicted of spying for Israel, asked a judge on Friday to overturn restrictive probation conditions imposed when he was released in November after serving 30 years in prison.

    Eliot Lauer, Pollard's lawyer, argued in...

  • President Cartes to Netanyahu: ‘Paraguay had its own Holocaust’

    4 days ago

    President Horacio Cartes, the first Paraguayan head of state to visit Israel, told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that his South American nation also faced a Holocaust.

    “Paraguay has had a Holocaust. We lost practically all our population in a war that was called the Triple...

  • A 12-year-old ballplayer always walks on Shabbat, so his teammates pitch in

    4 days ago

    Jacob Steinmetz delivers the game’s final pitch on a heavenly Tuesday night, producing a neatly turned double play to wrap up a 10-0 victory for the Brooklyn Bluestorm team of 12-year-olds.

    His teammates surround Jacob in congratulations in a scene familiar for the Bluestorm,...

  • Israel’s defense minister: Army Radio program on Palestinian poet akin to praising ‘Mein Kampf’

    4 days ago

    Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman compared an Army Radio program on the works of Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish to praising Hitler’s “Mein Kampf.”

    The station, whose government funding has been questioned in recent weeks, has come under fire for broadcasting the program...

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