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Einstein’s letter criticising Chamberlain’s appeasement policy to be auctioned

22 August 2017

Nobel Prize winning physicist warned against the ‘naive’ approach towards Germany from the then British PM By Jewish News reporter Albert Einstein 1938 ALS Regarding Hitler. Photo credit: Nate D. Sanders Auctions (http://natedsanders.com/Albert_Einstein_1938_ALS_Regarding_Hitler_______Ho-LOT46972.aspx) A letter from Albert Einstein to his best friend in which he criticises Neville Chamberlain’s appeasement of Nazi Germany is to be [...]

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Billy Joel dons Star of David in silent protest

22 August 2017

Pop great Billy Joel donned a yellow Star of David at a concert in New York in a powerful but silent statement against white supremacy following the violence in Charlottesville. The Piano Man, who is rarely overtly political, returned Monday night to play his encore at Madison Square Garden sporting the Star of David on [...]

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2 Jewish converts to Islam join ISIS

22 August 2017

The Shin Bet intelligence agency has gathered information about 20 Israelis who joined the ranks of the ISIS terrorist organization in Syria, Channel 2 News reported. The majority of the Israeli citizens who joined ISIS were Israeli Arabs. However, two of the terrorist group’s Israeli recruits were born Jewish. The two had immigrated to Israel [...]

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Arabs broke our locks and declared ‘This is ours’

22 August 2017

Rebbetzin Tova Eliyahu, wife of Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, the rabbi of the city of Safed, told Arutz Sheva about the Arab intrusion of the family’s home in the Jewish quarter of Jerusalem, which was undergoing renovations. “I received a phone call in the morning that someone broke into our apartment. Four Arab thugs entered, broke [...]

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Anti-Semitic graffiti discovered in Toronto suburb

22 August 2017

Anti-Semitic and race-related graffiti was found scrawled at three schools in the town of Markham, a suburb of Toronto, over the weekend, reports CP24. Police have launched an investigation. Disturbing messages that equated Jewish symbols with Nazism and made reference to the KKK and “White Power” were found on playground equipment at a public school [...]

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UK lawyer: ‘Zionists should all be shot, Jewish refugees bombed’

22 August 2017

A partner at a British law office has been fined after calling for the murder of Jewish refugees and “Israeli Zionists”. Forty-year-old Majid Mahmood, director of Liberty Law Solicitors and a partner at the City Law Chambers in Luton was fined 25,000 pounds ($32,100) by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal over several social media comments he [...]

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‘Old, Fat And Ugly’ Russian Flight Attendant Sues Airline

22 August 2017

A Russian flight attendant is suing for discrimination after she claimed she was given less prestigious job opportunities at Russia’s top airline Aeroflot because of her looks, the Associated Press reported Monday. Yevgeniya Magurina joked about the fact she was in the “old, fat and ugly” group, but was serious about not getting to work [...]

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SDRA sets Kever Avot services Sept. 24

22 August 2017

SAN DIEGO  (Press Release)– As we honor the tradition of Kever Avot, of visiting the graves of loved ones, between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, the San Diego Rabbinic Association (SDRA) provides the following services open to the entire community: Kever Avot Services, September 24th, 2017 Home of Peace Cemetery 3668 Imperial Ave San Diego [...]

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NATO Intercepts Russian Spy Planes Over Baltic Sea

22 August 2017

NATO air police jets intercepted Russian air force spy planes above the Baltic Sea on three occasions in the space of just two days, Lithuania’s Ministry of Defense announced on Monday. Lithuania and Estonia host a small group of NATO jets sent by different allies which patrol the skies above all three Baltic countries, including [...]

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Donations to Anti-Defamation League surge in US

22 August 2017

Donations to the Anti-Defamation League, one of the oldest anti-discrimination, anti-Semitic organizations in the United States, have spiked sharply since the violence in Charlottesville, the group said Monday. ADL spokeswoman Betsaida Alcantara said donations like the one from James Murdoch — head of Fox News, who last week announced a million-dollar donation — as well [...]

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Turkey, Jordan call for ‘serious’ Mideast peace talks

22 August 2017

Jordan’s King Abdullah II and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on Monday for new “serious and effective” peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, the royal palace said. Meeting in Amman, they urged “the resumption of serious and effective negotiations between the Palestinians and Israel to end the conflict on the basis of a [...]

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North Korean Propaganda Video Shows Missiles Hitting Guam

22 August 2017

North Korea released a video Saturday depicting missiles crashing down on Guam and President Donald Trump looking out over a field of white crosses. “The fate of the sinful United States ends here,” warned the video, according to the Washington Post, Monday. The U.S. and South Korea began joint military exercises Monday, an annual event [...]

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Nigeria’s President Works From Home Due to Rat Takeover

22 August 2017

Muhammadu Buhari returned to Nigeria on Saturday after a three-month medical absence—only to find his office infested with rats. A spokesman for the 74-year-old Nigerian president, who has been in the U.K. since May 7 receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment, said that Buhari would be working from home while renovations were carried out at [...]

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Arpaio Awaits Possible Trump Pardon in Arizona

22 August 2017

Donald Trump has suggested it will happen, but even Joe Arpaio himself has said he doesn’t know whether he will receive a pardon from the president when he holds a rally in the former sheriff’s home state of Arizona Tuesday. “Do you think he’ll do it tomorrow night? Who knows,” Arpaio told NBC News Monday. [...]

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