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CNN drops Octavia Nasr after protests and outing.

Octavia Nasr is history. CNN’s senior editor for  Middle East affairs has been fired as a result of protests regarding her comments on the leader of Hizbollah, the Iranian-financed Lebanese terrorist group. Ms. Nasr has a personal Twitter account with many … Continue reading

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NY Times style book: Tukhus out, tush in.

Jeffrey Goldberg, a writer for The Atlantic, has had the language mavens at the NY Times tell him that his Yiddish is unsuitable for their paper. In an interview with Helene Cooper he used the word tukhus, ass. This word, … Continue reading

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Spain bans Gay Israelis from Gay march.

In order to punish Israel Spanish organizers of a Madrid Gay rights parade have banned the invited Israeli delegation from participating. Palestinians, Iranians, and people from all other nations are all welcome regardless of their political opinions. Israel, it has … Continue reading

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Yiddish-speaking Jewish homeland.

In the 1930′s, Stalin, no friend of the Jews, established a Jewish Autonomous Region on the border of Northern China. It is called Birobidzhan. Many Jews flocked there from around the world. Those who did, survived the Nazis. Yiddish was … Continue reading

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Israeli Haredim find their clout.

There are approximately 700,000 Haredim or ultra-orthodox Jews in Israel, a land of seven million. Traditionally, the poorest sector of the society, they have now found a way to make their presence known in a way that benefits them. They … Continue reading

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Why The Jewish Daily Report?

Over the years it has become more and more obvious that much of the major media is very selective in its reporting of news of the Jewish community and Israel. Chances are that your local TV, radio, newspaper doesn’t report … Continue reading

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