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KPFK: ‘La Causa’
Facilitated Hate Speech

Last week, Roberto Loiderman of The Jewish Journal exposed the anti-Semitic outbursts of the KPFK radio program “La Causa.“ It’s not secret that Latinos, as a group, are the most likely to harbor anti-Semitic attitudes, and “La Causa” host Augustin Cebada is no exception. more

Cartoon Blasted As Anti-Semitic

Oliphant Cartoon

Pat Oliphant, one of the most widely syndicated political cartoonists in the world, is in a bit of hot water over this drawing. The cartoon, which ran in papers across the country yesterday, depicts a headless soldier goose-stepping behind a fanged Star of David, marching the tiny, defenseless Gaza off a cliff. more

JewishJournal.com’s Rob Eshman Discusses Cartoon on NBC [VIDEO]

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EXPELLED: The Day Venezuela Booted Israel’s Embassy

Merkin/Madoff

On February 6th, 2009, Shlomo Cohen, Israeli Ambassador in Venezuela’s capital, Caracas, received an unwelcome and distressing phone call. The government of Venezuela was expelling all Israeli diplomats and staff – they had 72 hours to leave the country. more

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Daphne Merkin Attempts to Minimize Brother’s Madoff Connection

Merkin/Madoff

Talk about a gross understatement. In fact, I think we could call this omission willfully deceiving. In Sunday’s New York Times, Daphne Merkin wrote an op-ed about Bernard Madoff and his co-pendent casualties. more

Slumdog

Slumdog Star Heads to Israel

The sexy starlet of “Slumdog Millionaire” will kick start her newfound film career in Israel. In the month since “Slumdog” swept the 2009 Oscars with eight wins, Pinto has become Hollywood’s hot, new commodity. more

What Is a Good Jew?
Complete Torah Slam Coverage [VIDEO]

Torah Slam

If you want to rattle an auditorium full of Jewish kishkas just before Pesach, ask the question “What is a good Jew?” There was agreement but little consensus among the five rabbis invited by The Journal to debate the issue at Torah Slam 2, L.A.’s second cross-denominational public Torah study. more

Politics

Labor Joining Bibi: Kosher Stamp or Fig Leaf?

Depending on one’s interpretation, Labor’s decision to join Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud-led coalition grants Israel’s incoming government either a kosher seal of approval or a fig leaf to disguise a right-wing agenda. more

Jewish Groups Back Obama Budget, Concerned about Tax Proposal

More than 100 Jewish community organizations are backing President Obama’s 2010 budget while expressing “significant concerns,” but not opposing, a proposed decrease in the tax deduction for charitable contributions. more

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Did Irv Rubin
Confess to
Bomb Plots?

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Opinion, Columns and Letters

Jewish Divorce

Get rid of the get (“Community Rallies for Woman’s Jewish Divorce,” March 13). Women are not slaves, and women are not property. Power which continues in the hands of husbands and with the men who wrote the laws and continue to carry them out, corrupts.

When will women be accepted as human beings, the same as their male counterparts? Why aren’t the men considered agunah (anchored)? When will Jewish women be given the respect they rightfully deserve?

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