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  • Jerusalem Museum of Tolerance wins Knesset approval to build

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    July 12, 2011 | 4:36 pm

    After years of delays due to legal challenges and fundraising setbacks, the Simon Wiesenthal Center received permission on July 12 from the Israeli Ministry of the Interior’s District Planning and Construction Committee to begin construction on the Museum of Tolerance Jerusalem....

  • Madonna, McCain & Hitler

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 25, 2008 | 6:11 pm

    Madonna is no stranger to provocation - it’s kinda what she does best.

    In her latest stunt, Queen Esther included a video montage in her world tour concert juxtaposing various political dictators: Adolf Hitler, Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe…and John McCain?

    That last image ruffled a...

  • Homegrown terrorist who planned Los Angeles attacks sentenced to 22 years

    By Tom Tugend

    June 24, 2008 | 11:47 am

    A member of a four-man homegrown terrorist cell that planned to attack Israeli and Jewish targets three years ago in Los Angeles was sentenced to 22 years in federal prison Monday.

    Levar Haney Washington, 30, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to levy war against the United States through...

  • Jewish leaders defend Baruch Obama

    By The Web Guy

    January 15, 2008 | 9:33 pm

    You’ve heard the rumors, seen the email, etc.  Obama is really a Muslim, he went to a madrassa, his church is racist, etc.

    Some prominent American Jewish leaders strongly disagree.

    Jewish organizational leaders defended Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama on Monday from a...