Today in History, February 10: 1944: The first ship to break the British blockade of Palestine arrives in Eretz Israel.

HEADLINE NEWS

Will the Western Wall Plan Endanger the Site?

9 archaeologists are urging Netanyahu to reconsider the compromise.

Border Fence

Will the Security Fence Soon Encircle All of Israel?

Prime Minister Netanyahu tours construction of security fence along eastern border with Jordan, stresses Israel must 'defend itself from wild beasts.'

Israeli Hernia Repair Company Raises $6 Million

The company's lockable sutures provide a unique lightweight hernia fixation system.

IDF Chief: Tunnels Are Israel's Main Threat

Gadi Eizenkot said that Israel is concentrating the world's most advanced intelligence and engineering efforts on the threat.

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Ruth Wisse

Avrech: Professor Ruth Wisse Explains the Worst Case Scenario

A conversation about the liberal atmosphere in Hollywood, Cambridge, and Washington.

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Playing With Matches: Exception to the Rule

You know the totally deluded, helplessly pathetic lead in He's Just Not That Into You who continually goes after guys that are very clearly not into her? I am her.

Avrech: Finland Teaches Women How to Get Raped

State TV in Finland teaches women how to get raped by Muslim invaders.

Avrech: IslamoNazis Murder Another Jewish Woman

Three terrorists committed a combined stabbing and shooting attack Wednesday afternoon at Jerusalem’s Damascus gate, wounding two female Border Police officers and a young man.

CATCH OF THE DAY

Coen Bros

The Coen Brothers Respond to #OscarsSoWhite

The controversy about the Oscars' inherent racism has the entire Hollywood community riled up - but Joel and Ethan Coen stand by their work.

Features

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Vassar Professor Claims Israel Murders Teens, Harvests Organs

Gender Studies Professor Jasbir Puar made several extreme and unsupported claims about Israel's supposedly violent policies regarding Palestinians.

Gilmore Girls: Seven Great Jewish Moments

Think the iconic show is void of Jewish influence? Think again!

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Muckraker Sells Controversial Anti-Orthodox Blog - But Why?

Shmarya Rosenberg has been compared to a piece of rotting meat and lauded as a muckraking champion of the voiceless.

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Ted Nugent's Anti-Semitic Facebook Post Blames Jews for Gun Control

Jewish groups have condemned the post, saying that blaming Jews for gun control "is nothing short of conspiratorial anti-Semitism."

5 Fascinating Facts about Jews in India

India’s Jewish community is thousands of years old and has profoundly impacted the country's culture.

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Violent Anti-Semitism Among Dutch Schoolchildren

Anti-Semitism is a persistent problem in some Dutch schools and especially among Muslim pupils, according to a new government-commissioned report on discrimination in education.

Holidays

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Some Kosher Options For Valentine's Day

On Valentine's Day, for a people tasked in the Bible with being fruitful and multiplying, what goods are good for the Jews?

Holocaust Memorial Day: The Brides of Bergen-Belsen

These were the postwar weddings, the bittersweet marriage celebrations of thousands of men and women who had experienced the horrors of the Holocaust.

Inside the Nuremberg Mind

As a young German Jewish soldier, Howard Triest witnessed unusual intimate encounters with evil.

A Nazi in the Family

Three years ago I discovered that my grandfather was a member of the SS and arrested for crimes against humanity.

Soul Food, February 10

“I don't believe in the kind of magic in my books. But I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.”
― J.K. Rowling