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The Last Laugh Dear Editor, After reading Mordechai Schmutter’s article about dentists (“Like Pulling Teeth,” March 8), I felt that a proper response was called for. This is especially true because,...

More Hate Groups Equals More Antisemitism

(JTA) — The number of active hate groups in the United States is at a record high — and many are antisemitic in nature. That comes from a report released Wednesday by...

Trump May Allow Pollard to Visit Israel for Embassy Opening

President Donald Trump is weighing the possibility of changing the parole conditions of convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard to allow him to come to Israel, according to Israeli officials...

White House Denies Allegations of Scrubbing Terror Threat from CIA Libya Account

The White House denied allegations Saturday that it scrubbed terrorist  involvement from original CIA talking points on the fatal Libya attacks — part  of a weekend back and forth...

‘Ukraine Remains Blind Spot on Map of Holocaust Memorials’

  The visiting Babi Yar Holocaust Memorial Center delegation and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, Feb. 8, 2018. Photo: Mark Neiman / GPO. A group of executives from the Babi Yar Holocaust...

Intel Announces Israeli-Developed 8th Generation Processors

Intel announced that two new Core processors developed in Israel: the Whiskey Lake for laptops and Amber Lake for 2-in-1 computers will be released in October, at the COMPUTEX...

Sen. Rick Scott Prays for Venezuela at Western Wall

Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) prayed for regime change in Venezuela and help for its citizens at the Western Wall in Jerusalem while on a trip this week to Israel. “Today,...

UK Jewish Students: Labour Encouraging Campus Antisemitism

Concerns over antisemitism affect the university selection process of some Jewish students in the United Kingdom, with advocates blaming the opposition Labour Party’s attitude to anti-Jewish discrimination for the rise...

Terror Hits Monsey With Attack At Rabbi’s House

BY RON KAMPEAS DECEMBER 28, 2019 11:29 PM (JTA) — A man wielding a machete walked into a rabbi’s home in Monsey, New York and stabbed at least five people. In a series of...

Intel Appoints Seven Israeli VPs

Out of 150 vice presidents in the $226 billion Intel Corporation, a sizable 20 are Israeli, according to a report by financial news site Calcalist. On Thursday, Intel announced the...
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By Malkie Hirsch Moshe’s birthday was January 23, 1979. I used to joke, once I got to know him better, that his birthday was so fitting...

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(JTA) — The latest episode of PBS’ celebrity genealogy show “Finding Your Roots” was a lesson in Jewish history. Titled “Beyond the Pale” — a reference to...

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  By Michele Justic The last time 5TJT interviewed Nancy Spielberg, Who Will Write Our History had not yet made its grand premiere on International Holocaust...

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