Posts Tagged ‘ anti-semitism ’

Kidnapped, Murdered, and Now Starring in a New French Film

April 27, 2015
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Kidnapped, Murdered, and Now Starring in a New Film

In 2006, Ilan Halimi, a young Parisian Jew of Moroccan descent, died after having been kidnapped and held for three weeks by a group from the city’s outskirts known as the Gang of Barbarians. And on April 24, the movie 24 Days—based on a memoir by Ilan’s mother–arrived in the U.S.…

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Why the Original Dodge Logo Was a Jewish Star

February 24, 2015
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In 1900, Horace Elgin Dodge and John Francis Dodge founded the Dodge Brothers Company. The…

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The Refugee Scholars Who Went From German Universities Straight to the Black South

February 20, 2015
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The Refugee Scholars Who Went From German Universities Straight to the Black South

All this week, Jewniverse is honoring Black History Month with some of our favorite stories…

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“Hipster Hitler” Comedy Book: Too Soon? Always Too Soon?

February 2, 2015
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"Hipster Hitler" Comedy Book: Too Soon?

Jewish comedians from Mel Brooks to Sarah Silverman…

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Anti-Semitism Got You Down? Try the Magic Kippah.

January 27, 2015
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Anti-Semitism Got You Down? Try the Magic Kippah.

Last week, the Associated Press reported that, in response…

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Einstein and Weizmann Take America

January 21, 2015
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Einstein and Weizmann Take America

After publishing his theory of relativity, Albert Einstein…

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The Oath of Many Humiliations

January 15, 2015
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The Oath of Many Humiliations

As all Jews know, there’s a vibrant and…

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Play Israeli Youths’ Hilarious New “Push the Bibi” Video Game!

January 14, 2015
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Play Israeli Youths’ Hilarious New “Push the Bibi” Video Game!

In the age of the political gaffe, how…

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2015 Looking Like an Anti-Semitic Year? Take Two And Call Us in the Morning.

January 1, 2015
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2015 Looking Like an Anti-Semitic Year? Take Two And Call Us in the Morning.

What’s in your first aid kit? Bandages, check;…

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How Anti-Semitism Helped Ruth Bader Ginsburg Succeed

October 20, 2014
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How Anti-Semitism Helped Ruth Bader Ginsburg Succeed

Rising to barely 5 foot 1 inch, weighing…

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Heil Honey, I’m Home!

September 2, 2014
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Heil Honey, I'm Home!

The setting: suburban 1950s-style Berlin apartment. The main…

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The Jewish Photographer Who Got Marilyn Monroe to Jump

August 5, 2014
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The Jewish Photographer Who Got Marilyn Monroe to Jump

Albert Einstein. Alfred Hitchcock. Marilyn Monroe. Salvador Dalí.  These celebrities are…

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