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Neo-Nazis salute ‘Aryan goddess’ Taylor Swift

Brian Schaefer (JTA) — Taylor Swift may look every bit the all-American girl-next-door, but according to white supremacists, she’s actually a Nazi at heart, feeding her legions of followers racist messag... [Link]

Democrats said to be debating ouster of Wasserman Schultz as party chair

Ron Kampeas WASHINGTON (JTA) — Feeling the heat over her clashes with Bernie Sanders, Debbie Wasserman Schultz is at the center of a debate among Democratic lawmakers over whether to push for her ouster... [Link]

Amsterdam kosher restaurant stabbing not a hate crime, police say

Cnaan Liphshiz AMSTERDAM (JTA) — The stabbing of a woman at a kosher restaurant here was not a hate crime, police said. The attack Monday night at Grand Cafe Rimon, which resulted in moderate injuries to the ... [Link]

Israeli lawmakers issue dire warnings on appointment of new defense chief

Brian Schaefer (JTA) — Avigdor Liberman’s appointment as Israel’s defense minister was quickly condemned by opposition lawmakers, who warned of a severe fallout at home and abroad. “The cit... [Link]

Telling the Jewish story in a museum’s halls — and its school without walls

Lisa Keys TEL AVIV (JTA) — Rabbi Talia Avnon-Benvinste grew up secular. Her family felt deeply and culturally Jewish, but beyond the regular Israeli rhythms of holidays and shared history, didn’t observe r... [Link]

Why scientists are fighting about the origins of Yiddish – and the Jews

Cnaan Liphshiz (JTA) — Science has finally provided evidence of what Jewish “Star Wars” fans long suspected: Yoda is a member of the tribe — or at least he speaks like one. The bad news is ... [Link]

In a Haifa hair salon, Arab and Jewish-Israeli women bond over shampoo

Gabe Friedman Jewish-Arab coexistence in Israel has never looked so sudsy. The New York Times opinion section on Tuesday featured part of “Women in Sink,” a short documentary set in a Christian-Arab hair sa... [Link]

Tony Blair: Sunni states ready to normalize Israel relations on basis of Arab Peace Initiatve

Ben Sales TEL AVIV (JTA) — Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Sunni Muslim countries are ready to normalize ties with Israel should Israel negotiate a peace deal with the Palestinian Authority ... [Link]

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