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Ari Shavit’s Plan B For Mideast Peace, Gradually

11/25/2014
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One day after the Jerusalem synagogue attack last week, Ari Shavit, Israeli columnist and author of “My Promised Land,” proposed a Plan B—an alternative peace process that is gradual and informal, and offers a “horizon of hope.”

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Chabad Takes Aim At Ellen DeGeneres' Oscar Pic

Massive selfie outside 770 Eastern Parkway includes some 2,000 rabbis.

11/25/2014
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Chabad is doing Ellen DeGeneres one – or maybe a few thousand, better. The Hollywood star’s Oscar selfie with the likes of Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and Meryl Streep set Twitter records and has been valued at as much as $1 billion. Chabad-Lubavitch’s version isn’t so glitzy, but it’s much, much bigger, featuring about 2,000 rabbis gathered for the movement’s annual conference.

No Brad Pitt, but many, many rabbis. Via chabad.org

Yaalon, ADL Laud Hagel As He Announces Resignation

11/25/2014
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Washington — Israel’s defense minister and the Anti-Defamation League lavished praise on U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on the day he announced his resignation.

Swedish Rabbi, Synagogue Threatened

11/21/2014
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A rabbi and his synagogue in the Swedish city of Gothenburg was threatened in emails that described him as an “accursed child murderer.”

After The Rage, The Memes

CNN apologizes for Jerusalem attack headlines.

11/19/2014
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After coming under heavy fire for its initial coverage of Tuesday's attack at Bnei Torah synagogue in Western Jerusalem, CNN issued a public apology.

Leaked EU Document: Sanctions Against Israel Under Consideration

11/18/2014
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The European Union is considering imposing sanctions on Israel for continued settlement building, according to a leaked document.

Hitler Reacts To Minaj Video

"Her song 'I'm Your Leader' inspires me! I listen to it before every rally, every speech!"

Designer Diane von Fürstenberg Pledges To Restore Original Jewish Ghetto

Group of philanthropists led by von Fürstenberg announce $12 million project to restore Jewish life in Venice.

11/11/2014
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Commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Venice ghetto, the first Jewish enclave to bear that name, a group of philanthropists led by iconic designer Diane von Fürstenberg have announced a $12 million project to restore Jewish life there. 

Diane von Fürstenberg pledges to help restore the Venice ghetto. Via wikipedia.org

Biden: U.S. Will ‘Not Sign A Bad Deal’ With Iran

11/11/2014
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Oxon Hill, Md. – With the Nov. 24 deadline for negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program looming, Vice President Joe Biden vowed that the United States “will not sign a bad deal.”

In Paris, Jewish Teen Mobbed, Attempted Arson At Kosher Eatery

11/10/2014
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Hours after the attempted arson of a Paris kosher restaurant, a group of French teenagers assaulted a Jewish adolescent outside a school.

The assault happened Thursday in the 3rd arrondissement, or district, 500 yards north of Bastille, in front of the private high school Progress, which has a large number of Jewish students.

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