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STM, what we think, what we want, by Theodore Bikel

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STM, what we think, what we want as expressed by Theodore Bikel in an interview with Miri Koral, founding director of The California Institute for Yiddish Culture & Language (CIYCL). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9nDdGANeyg Spotlight Series: Theodore Bikel Theodore Bikel...
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Murder at Capitol Hill?

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Four decades ago, when she was president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Dianne Feinstein stumbled onto a crime scene down the hall from her City Hall office. She discovered the body of...

Who’s legitimizing the vaccine blood libel?

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Don’t put all the blame on “Saturday Night Live” and Michael Che. One of the show’s head writers and the co-host of its “Weekend Update” skit was guilty of spreading a hateful smear of Israel during the show’s most...
New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang in 2019. Credit: Lev Radin/Shutterstock.

Yang walks back tough anti-BDS stance during Muslim Democratic Club forum

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Andrew Yang, the current frontrunner in the Democratic primary for New York City mayor, walked back his firm stance against the BDS movement and promised to meet with Palestinian American leaders on the issue. “My...
U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.). Source: Betty McCollum via Twitter.

ZOA denounces selection of McCollum as chair of House defense committee

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The Zionist Organization of America blasted what it called the “frightening selection” of Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.) as chair of the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Defense. McCollum, a supporter of the BDS movement, has accused Israel...
Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Lawyer cites satire in defense of Dickinson student’s anti-Semitic Holocaust video

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The lawyer representing a student who attends Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa., now under investigation by the school for anti-Semitic comments he made in a video praising the Holocaust, said the clip was meant to be...

Holocaust Memorial Center Presents a Call to Spy Online Program and Discussion on March...

The Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus, in partnership with IFC Films and Tamar Simon from Mean Streets Management, presents A Call to Spy featuring a discussion between Sarah Megan Thomas who wrote the 2019 movie screenplay, plays...

Jewish Agency Pays Tribute to Late South African Philanthropist Eric Samson, Staunch Supporter of...

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Hundreds of Jewish leaders from around the world joined Jewish Agency for Israel Chairman of the Executive Isaac Herzog today to honor the memory of South African philanthropist Eric Samson, a devoted and generous...
From let to right: Dr. David Dangoor, Dr. Danielle Gurevitch, Prof. Arie Zaban (BIU president), Dr. Judy Dangoor

British Jewish family gives largest ever gift to the world’s oldest think tank

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The Dangoor Family has pledged £2 million from The Exilarch’s Foundation, the family’s charitable foundation, to the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI), whose patron is Queen Elizabeth II and was...
Illustration of a black hole. Credit: REDPIXEL.PL/Shutterstock.

Radio emissions from galaxy challenge black hole theories, say Israeli scientists

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Israeli scientists said in research published on Monday that they intercepted radio emissions that may challenge the assumptions of how black holes behave. As part of the research, which was published by the peer-reviewed journal Nature Astronomy, physicist Assaf Horesh of...