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@Israel is now Owned by Israel, Bought From Pornographer

@Israel is now Owned by Israel, Bought From Pornographer
By September 14, 2010

If in the last three years you’ve tried to find the official Twitter account of Israel, the furthest you were going to get when you typed in www.twitter.com/israel was the handle of one Israel Meléndez, a Spanish citizen (according to … Read More

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Watch: Anti-Mosque Protesters Mistake Man for Being Muslim

Watch: Anti-Mosque Protesters Mistake Man for Being Muslim
By August 23, 2010

I guess chalk this up to a big oops?   "The video, shot by amateur YouTube videographer "lefthandedart," opens with chants of "No Mosque Here!" as it traces a black man wearing a white cap walking through the crowd. It’s … Read More

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The Opinionated Jewish Man: Orthodox Lesbians

The Opinionated Jewish Man: Orthodox Lesbians
By August 19, 2010

While reading the Jewish Week‘s article on the Israeli Orthodox lesbian group, Bat Kol, the following struck me as incredibly odd:   "We deal with mystery; there is no halachic response," Weil said. "We’re dealing with homophobia within the Orthodox … Read More

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French Deportation of Gypsies: Right or Totally Wrong?

French Deportation of Gypsies: Right or Totally Wrong?
By August 19, 2010

When I first read the news about France beginning the deportation of Roma Gypsies, my initial thought may have been a bit too reactionary, as I wanted to title this post, "Did the Nazis Ever Leave France: Let the Gypsy … Read More

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A Jew Hangs out With the Tea Party

A Jew Hangs out With the Tea Party
By August 13, 2010

I wrote a piece over at Vice about my experience attending the Sean Hannity "Freedom Concert" at Six Flags New Jersey, and I tried to put my thoughts about right vs. left/democrat vs. republican to the side, and just report … Read More

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Kosher Food Producer Pulls Unkosher BS

Kosher Food Producer Pulls Unkosher BS
By August 13, 2010

Flaum Appetizing, a kosher food producer based in Brooklyn, owes an estimated $230,000 in overtime pay to their workers. There have even been hearings at the National Labor Relations Board, who sided with the workers, but Flaum is yet to … Read More

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Memo to the Anti-Defamation League: These Jews Don’t Share Your Position

Memo to the Anti-Defamation League: These Jews Don’t Share Your Position
By August 3, 2010

The following letter is from a group of concerned Jews, connected by their community, responding to the Anti-Defamation League’s Statement on the Islamic Community Center Near Ground Zero: Memo to the Anti-Defamation League: These Jews Don’t Share Your Position Dear … Read More

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The Full Ginsburg Finds the Glenn Beck U. Advertisement

The Full Ginsburg Finds the Glenn Beck U. Advertisement
By August 3, 2010

Our friends at The Full Ginsburg (featuring Big Jewcy member Jared Bloom) have "unearthed" this advertisement for Glenn Beck University. (Via)

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