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New Amy Winehouse Statue Keeps The Faith

The singer-songwriter's signature bouffant hairdo and a star of David adorn the life-sized work.

09/16/2014
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No typical yiddishe maydl during her life, Amy Winehouse has been immortalized as a Jew.

The commemorative statue wears a star of David necklace.

U.S. Sues Dunkin’ Donuts For Rescinding Sabbath Observer’s Job Offer

09/16/2014
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Dunkin’ Donuts, a national franchise that numbers more than two dozen kosher locations among its 10,000 sites, faces federal charges for refusing to hire a prospective employee whose religion forbids him from working in the Sabbath.

Dunkin' Donuts sued for rescinding sabbath observer's job offer. Getty Images

Paris Moishe House To Open Amid Uptick In Anti-Semitic Attacks In France

09/15/2014
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Paris will see the opening of its first Moishe House amid a soaring number of anti-Semitic attacks in France.

IDF, Fellow Reservists Rip Refusal Letter By Intelligence Corps Members

09/15/2014
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Jerusalem — The Israel Defense Forces said it will take disciplinary action against dozens of Israeli intelligence corps reservists who signed a letter vowing to stop collecting information on Palestinians.

In N.Y. Times Ad, Hollywood Elite Slams Hamas For Conflict With Israel

09/15/2014
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Some 300 Hollywood elite published an ad in The New York Times holding Hamas responsible for the “devastating loss of life” in the latest Hamas-Israel conflict.

Rebels Sold Sotloff To ISIS, Family Spokesman Says

09/09/2014
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Jewish-American journalist Steven Sotloff was kidnapped by a so-called moderate rebel faction and then immediately sold to ISIS, the family’s spokesman said.

Israel, U.S. Carry Out Joint Test Of Arrow 2 Interceptor Missile

09/09/2014
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Jerusalem — Israel and the United States conducted a test of the Arrow 2 interceptor missile.

Kerry: U.S. Deeply Concerned By Rising Anti-Semitism

09/03/2014
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Secretary of State John Kerry said the recent rise in anti-Semitism is of great concern to the U.S. government.

Hamas More Popular Among Palestinians Than Before War, Poll Finds

09/03/2014
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Hamas’ popularity has surged in the West Bank and Gaza Strip since its latest conflict with Israel, according to a new poll.

ISIS Video Purports To Show Beheading Of Steven Sotloff

09/02/2014
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The Islamist ISIS organization has released a video that apparently shows the beheading of the American journalist Steven Sotloff.

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