Today in History, September 5: 1870: Two months into the Franco-Prussian war, it was reported today that there are over 30,000 Jews serving in the German armies.

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WATCH: Patriots Star Julian Edelman Blows Through Israel

Few NFL players have so outwardly identified with the Jewish people the way New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman does, and his latest video from his trip to Israel is seriously awesome.

Mayim Bialik: Being Religious Isnt Trendy in Hollywood

Mayim Bialik talks faith and Hollywood.

Mariah Carey Set to Earn Large Sum for Israeli Debut

Looks like Mariah Carey will be returning home with a large sum of money from her Israel trip.

Mariah Carey to Perform in Israel

Superstar Mariah Carey is coming to the Holy Land!

Human Interest

Natalie Portman Explains What She Said About Netanyahu

"I felt that Netanyahu's comments just before the election were not in the Jewish spirit of equality, mutual respect and peace, values that I would want my country to live by."

Natalie Portman Asks Why the Holocaust and Not Other Genocides?

We need to be reminded that hatred exists at all times and remind us to be empathetic to other people that have experienced hatred also...Not used as a paranoid way of thinking that we are victims."

The Story of Donald Trump, His Jet, and a Critically Ill Orthodox Child

Commercial airlines refused to fly the child because he could not travel without an elaborate life-support system, so the family called Donald Trump and asked him if they could use his private jet.

J Street U elects Muslim Student as President

After growing up in a household sympathetic to the Palestinian cause, with the Palestine-Israel conflict evoking anger and emotion in her, Amna Farooqi decided to find out what Zionism was all about.

VJ BUZZ

israel railways

10 Tips for Surviving the Israeli Railway

The Israeli Railway is a great way to explore Israel, but before you climb on board read these 10 tips.

are you a boureka or a falfel?

Which Israeli Leader Said It?

It's not as easy as you think...

The Top 7 Weirdest Jewish Proverbs Ever

As a people, Jews have been responsible for some great pieces of wisdom and literature throughout the ages. However, we also came up with these; proceed at your own risk!

7 things you didn't know about the kotel

7 Things You Didn't Know About the Kotel

The Western Wall is one of the holiest and most mysterious places in the world. Here are 7 things you may not have known about the Kotel!

MIZ HOLLYWOOD

Guaranteed Hit "American Hustle" Takes Over Theaters

In American Hustle, FBI agent Richie DiMaso employees Jewish criminal Irving Rosenfeld and his girlfriend, Sydney Prosser, as they are thrust into the dangerous underbelly of corruption with NJ government, the Mafia, power-brokers, and many more.

Arrested Development Creator Talks New CD

Arrested Development releases it's long-awaited CD, and Miz Hollywood has two copies to give away!

Wonder Woman is Israeli

Israeli actress and model Gal Gadot will become the first big screen adaption of the iconic character Wonder Woman in the upcoming film "Batman vs. Superman."

Stars Join Together for "Kirstie"

Kirstie Alley's new television show, Kirstie, will debut on Wednesday, December 4th, and will star TV alum favorites Michael Richards and Rhea Pearlman.

Soul Food, September 5

Owning a home is a keystone of wealth - both financial affluence and emotional security.-Suze Orman