Posts Tagged ‘ anti-semitism ’

Jews, Brits, and Other Filthy Races

July 14, 2015
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Jews, Brits, and Turkey's Other Filthy Races

In the early fall of 1871, a deadly cholera epidemic struck the town of Arnavutköy, a suburb of Istanbul along the shores of the Bosphorus. Still, the English physician and Constantinople Board of Health member Dr. Edward Dickson wasn’t worried. “Considering that this large village is inhabited almost exclusively by…

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That Nasty Ol’ Rumor About Jews Eating Jesus

July 9, 2015
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That Nasty Ol' Rumor About Jews Eating Jesus

From the bowels of the Middle Ages comes yet another terrible mythology: that of the…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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