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The Disturbing Reality Of Being A Jewish Reporter Covering Trump

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 07.20.2016 | Politics

Any reporter covering presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump knows they risk wading into the cesspool that is his online fanbase. Being tro...

Friday Talking Points -- Stop All The Madness

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Stop all the madness... please. We simply have no other words to even attempt to explain or comment on all the shootings this week -- the two black men killed by cops, and the five cops killed by a racist and murderous sniper in Dallas.

Donald Trump Brings In Disney Movie To Defend Star Of David Tweet

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics

After accusing the media of “racially profiling,” Donald Trump on Wednesday continued to defend an anti-Semitic tweet he had posted that featured ...

Trump Won't Back Down From Anti-Semitic Tweet, Accusing Media Of Being Racist

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump kept up the defense of his anti-Semitic tweet on Wednesday, accusing the media of “racially profil...

What We Learned From Trump's Star Of David Tweet

DC Vito | Posted 07.05.2016 | Politics
DC Vito

Much has been made of Donald Trump's tweets sent over the weekend calling Hillary Clinton the "most corrupt candidate ever." (If you have no idea what...

David Duke Parrots Donald Trump's Anti-Semitic Tweet

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 07.05.2016 | Politics

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump received even more high-profile support from noted anti-Semite and white supremacist leader D...

Paul Ryan: ‘Anti-Semitic Images' Have No Place In Presidential Campaigns

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 07.05.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) called Donald Trump’s tweet of Hillary Clinton with cash and a Star of David what it was on Tuesday: ...

Twitter Trolls Donald Trump Over His Star Of David Picture Excuse

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.20.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump has sparked a major backlash on Twitter. Again. This time, it's because the presumptive GOP presidential nominee claims that an image he...

GOP Leaders Totally Ignored Trump's Anti-Semitic Clinton Tweet

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 07.05.2016 | Politics

This weekend, Republican leaders had time to tweet about Independence Day, tax policy and Elie Wiesel's death, but not to comment on Donald Trump's us...

WGN TV Runs Nazi Image With Yom Kippur Broadcast

Carrie Goldman | Posted 09.23.2016 | Politics
Carrie Goldman

My young daughters are living proof that Hitler failed. He tried to eradicate the Jews, but we choose life and hope. And since it is the Day of Atonement, I forgive the person at WGN who made this unfortunate mistake.

After Decades Of Effort, Chemists Overseas Report 'Nano' Breakthrough

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 09.22.2014 | Science

After more than 25 years of effort, scientists say they've finally succeeded at synthesizing a so-called "Star of David" molecule. The complex mol...

The Unbearable Lightness of Prague

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.20.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

If Prague were a planet, circling and spinning past the sun, it would be one that sends back light to those who take the time to look. A Mercury or Mars, let's say. Rich and purple and alert for steps upon its soil.

Happy Hanukkah: the Latke Mobile Menorah

Vivian Reiss | Posted 02.12.2012 | Arts
Vivian Reiss

2011-12-13-Screenshot20111213at2.40.05PM.jpg Even though my menorah is dedicated to the latke, the symbolic fried food that I make for chanukah comes from my Hungarian roots: langos.

Iran: Olympics Logo Is 'Zionist'

Menachem Wecker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Menachem Wecker

Although I think Iran's claim is absurd, I'm concerned about some of the conversation this is generating. Iran should put an end to this nonsense and should show up to the Olympics.

His "Star" Shines Still

Anthony Amore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anthony Amore

World War II touched so many lives that it is difficult to focus on the moving individual stories left in its wake. Ludmila Leventhal refused to let one particularly amazing story fall by the wayside.

Who Were The Three Wise Men Of Christmas?

Brent Landau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brent Landau

Of all the characters who appear in the Gospel accounts of Jesus' birth, the "Three Wise Men" are by far the most fascinating. Who were these mysterious foreigners? Where did they come from? What was their star? And were there even three of them?

Christian Bias and Supreme Court Extremism

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

The Supreme Court revealed to the world recently an extraordinary religious extremism that belies any quaint notion of judicial restraint.

How We All Bow to the Saudi King

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ali A. Rizvi

The US is showing some signs of "getting tough" with Israel. But where are the calls for getting tough with Saudi Arabia, that "other" country that has now enjoyed virtually unconditional, bipartisan support from the United States for decades?

Arab Political Cartoons Portray Candidates In Pocket Of Israel

James Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
James Sanders

Notably, the cartoons pay almost no attention to the issues the U.S. candidates are debating with one another. The U.S. economy, McCain's age and Obama's experience never factor in to the discussion.