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Media

  • BDS—Did the New York Times  explain it correctly?

    By jwadmin on August 4, 2019
    By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL, LAURA E. ADKINS NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – The Jewish Telegraphic Agency’s editor in chief, Andrew Silow-Carroll, and its opinion editor, Laura E. Adkins, shared their thoughts on a recent New York Times article answering “some of the most difficult questions” about BDS, or the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel. Andrew Silow-Carroll: Hey Laura, I wonder what […]
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  • Karlie Kloss says converting to Judaism wasn’t just about Josh Kushner

    By jwadmin on July 4, 2019
    By MARCY OSTER NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Supermodel Karlie Kloss said she did not take her conversion to Judaism lightly and that she came out of the experience stronger. “Changing part of who you are for someone else can be seen as weak,” she told British Vogue. “But you know what? Actually, if you’ve been through what I’ve experienced, […]
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  • European rabbis call on world body that regulates emojis to add images that represent Jews

    By jwadmin on May 31, 2019
    By MARCY OSTER NEW YORK CITY (JTA) — An organization of European rabbis has called on the world body that regulates emojis to add images that represent Jews. The Conference of European Rabbis in a letter to the Unicode Consortium called for new emojis that show men in kippahs and women in head coverings. In addition to its main function […]
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  • Politico takes aim at Bernie Sanders—Was illustration anti-Semitism ?

    By jwadmin on May 30, 2019
    By MARCY OSTER NEW YORK CITY (JTA) –The cover story in a recent Politico magazine, about how Jewish presidential candidate Bernie Sanders came to be a millionaire, shows him standing next to a tree sprouting leaves made of money. Progressives on Twitter, including Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, called the illustrations anti-Semitic. Politico originally tweeted the article under the […]
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  • The winners and losers of Israel’s 2019 Eurovision Song Contest seem to have a good time!

    By jwadmin on May 22, 2019
    By ORIT ARFA (JNS)  – Most Americans, unless they’re Jewish or into Israeli geopolitics, probably don’t know or care that the Eurovision just took place in Tel Aviv. For those who don’t cross American cultural borders, Eurovision could best be explained as “European Idol,” the “Super Bowl” of song contests in which European and honorary European countries send their pseudo-best […]
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  • Alan Dershowitz among protesters outside New York Times offices decrying anti-Semitic cartoon

    By jwadmin on May 3, 2019
    By MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Alan Dershowitz was among dozens of protesters outside the offices of The New York Times in Midtown Manhattan who decried the newspaper’s publication of a cartoon with anti-Semitic imagery. The demonstrators on Monday night, April 29 chanted “shame on you” and carried signs reading “Anti-Israel, Anti-Semitic, NYT Guilty” and “NYT guilty of 120 years of hatred,” […]
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  • All the Jewish moments and ads from Super Bowl LIII

    By jwadmin on February 7, 2019
    By EMILY BURACK NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – It would be hard to argue  the Super Bowl as a “Jewish” event. However, this year, the big game had an unusually Jewish pop culture feel: both the game’s Most Valuable Player and its main halftime performer were Jewish, and Jewish celebrities starred in some of the most talked about Super Bowl advertisements. […]
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  • Michigan editor fired for critical article about hometown hero Henry Ford’s anti-Semitism

    By jwadmin on February 6, 2019
    By MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The editor of a quarterly journal published by the historical commission of Dearborn, Mich. was let go after he published an article about Henry Ford’s history of anti-Semitism in the publication’s 100th anniversary issue. The article by Bill McGraw, editor of The Dearborn Historian, looks critically at the industrialist’s history of anti-Jewish invective and activism, including how […]
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