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Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Superman creators to be posthumously inducted in Jewish American Hall of Fame

The Jewish co-creators of the comic book superhero Superman will be posthumously inducted into the Jewish American Hall of Fame (JAHF) in a virtual ceremony that will take place in November. Jerry Siegel and Joe...
Mila Kunis. Credit: Tinseltown/Shutterstock.

Mila Kunis among 200 stars who sign letter rejecting cultural boycott of Israel

More than 200 celebrities and leaders in the entertainment industry signed a letter rejecting a cultural boycott of the Tel Aviv LGBTQ+ film festival. The open letter, an initiative by Creative Community for Peace, comes in...

Jonathan Adelman, Former SPME President

Jonathan Adelman, Ph.D., a past president of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East, died Friday, Oct. 29, SPME announced. He had served as a professor at the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of...

Democrats Claim They Will Curb Your Anti-Semitism. With Their Record?

Oh, c’mon, Doug and Eileen, quit messing with us. To block anti-Semitism in Virginia, vote for Democrats? Both political parties seek to hang onto base voters by tolerating anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry to...
U.S. President Joe Biden with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in the Oval Office at the White House on Aug. 27, 2021. Source: Israel Embassy/Twitter.

Is this the beginning of a new Cold War between Biden and Israel?

As far as Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid are concerned, this week has brought a perfect storm of circumstances that threaten to complicate their hopes for a better relationship...
Unilever company. Credit: Unilever.com.

New York to divest $111 million from Unilever over Ben & Jerry’s Israel boycott

New York has announced that it is pulling $111 million in investments from Unilever, the parent company of Ben & Jerry’s, over the ice cream makers decision to boycott Israeli settlements earlier this year. The...
Shimon Samuels

Wiesenthal Centre on “GONGO’s” and Terror

Paris, 29 October The UN Palestine Committee, which is otherwise the “UN Committee on the Excercise of the Inalieable Rights of the Palestinian People” (CEIRPP), which is related to UNISPAL under the UN Division for...

An Entire Book in 12 Words

Can you imagine an entire book in 12 words, not including the title? That last sentence took one more word than that. Yet a 12-word book was the successful collaboration of  author Tammar Stein and artist...
The Israeli and United Arab Emirates flags seen on the side of a road in the city of Netanya, August 16, 2020. Photo by Flash90.

Israel and UAE work towards instituting a free-trade agreement

Israel and the United Arab Emirates are working on a free-trade agreement that would reduce tariffs and introduce other economic benefits, facilitating trade and enhancing cooperation between them. It’s one more sign of the...
Court proceedings. Credit: New Africa/Shutterstock.

Brooklyn resident convicted of hate crime for attacking rabbi, shouting anti-Semitic slurs

The Brooklyn Supreme Court has convicted a man of strangulation and assault as a hate crime for his 2018 attack on a rabbi in the neighborhood of East Flatbush, New York Daily News reported. James Vincent, 44,...