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Haaretz reports: In the mid-1990s, near the end of the period during which she lived in Israel, Jennifer Teege watched Steven Spielberg’s film “Schindler’s List.” She hadn’t seen the film in a movie theater, and watched it in her rented... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2015 at The Vicious Babushka
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Photo with Angela Merkel & other women removed The original photo Vos iz Neias reports: Paris – A Haredi newspaper removed the image of German Prime Minister Angela Merkel and the Prime Minister of Denmark Helle Thorning-Schmidt from a picture... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2015 at The Vicious Babushka
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Lassana Bathily, employee at Hyper Cacher in Paris Associated Press reports: PARIS (AP) — At a kosher supermarket in Paris, a quick-thinking Muslim employee hides several Jewish shoppers in the basement before sneaking out to brief police on the hostage-taker... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2015 at The Vicious Babushka
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WASHINGTON DC: BERLIN: DETROIT: WARSAW: JERUSALEM: CHICAGO: PARK SLOPE, BROOKLYN NY: WORLD'S LARGEST MENORAH EMPIRE STATE BUILDING LIT UP FOR HANUKKAH Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
Vos Is Neias reports: Crown Heights, NY - A knife-wielding man stabbed an Israeli student in the head inside a Brooklyn synagogue early Tuesday before being fatally shot by police after he refused to drop the knife, authorities said. The... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
WAPT reports: Rabbi Ted Riter of Beth Israel said he went to Wraps on Northside Drive for lunch. Riter said he tried to order a Greek salad, and an employee used an anti-Semitic slur and eventually threw him out of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
Wishing You a Sweet, Happy, and Healthy New Year Shanah Tovah from the White House! On Wednesday evening, Jews in the United States and around the world will begin celebrating Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. The High Holidays offer... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
Asia One reports: PARIS - Prominent Jewish group the Simon Wiesenthal Centre has sent a letter to France's interior minister to demand that a tiny hamlet south of Paris called "Death to Jews" be renamed. The group's director of international... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
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Jewish refugees from Lugansk and surrounding towns arrive at a family refugee camp in the western city of Zhitomer, organized by Rabbi Sholom Gopin, Lugansk’s rabbi and the director of Chabad-Lubavitch of Lugansk. Chabad.org reports: When Tatyana fled the beleaguered... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
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Sean Nissim Carmeli and Asher Hects Chabad.org reports: The Jewish community of South Padre Island, Texas, is mourning the loss of native-born Sgt. Sean Carmeli, one of 13 soldiers from the Golani brigade who died in battle overnight in the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
RightWingWatch reports: Larry Klayman marked Independence Day with a column railing against liberal American Jews, calling them “self-hating” and anti-Semitic. Klayman was upset that “the Obama regime and other Western leaders were quick to blame Israeli settlers on the West... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
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Csanad Szegedi, right, speaks with Chief Chabad Rabbi Boruch Oberlander in Budapest Associated Press reports: BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — He was a rising star of Hungary's far-right, dumped by his party after he admitted he was a Jew. Two years... Continue reading
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TPM reports: A disputed essay assignment that asked students in a California school district to argue "whether or not you believe the Holocaust was an actual event in history" incorporated a source that dismissed gassings in concentration camps as a... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
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Ford CEO Mark Fields Deadline Detroit reports: In major business publications, Mark Fields' religion was not mentioned when it was recently announced that he would become Chief Operating Officer of Ford on Dec. 1, the number two post at the... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
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TPM reports: On Monday, a Tennessee state senator apparently likened Obamacare's individual mandate to Nazi Germany's slaughter of Jews. A brief post published at the blog of state Sen. Stacey Campfield (R) read: "Democrats bragging about the number of mandatory... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
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Women dispense halal food at a Muslim food pantry in Dearborn, Michigan. MLive reports: DETROIT, MI -- The farm bill that the president signed into law during a visit to Michigan earlier this year requires the federal government to start... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
Right Wing Watch reports: Conservative activist Daniel Lapin, the Religious Right’s favorite rabbi who was also tied to the Jack Abramoff corruption scandal, appeared today on the 700 Club to tell host Pat Robertson about his new book on the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
People Magazine reports: This article was originally published by NationSwell, a website dedicated to sharing the stories of innovative Americans who are working to effect social change and move the country forward. Fresh, locally sourced food? Check. Art on the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
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The White House sends a message to U.S. Jews: [Beginning Saturday night, March 14, 2014] Jews in America, Israel and around the globe will celebrate Purim, a holiday known for costumes, carnivals and noisemakers. Even rabbis and synagogue presidents dress... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
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Equipment you will need: Food Processor Stand mixer Rolling pin Pie board Pie pan Measuring cups Measuring spoons 1-qt. saucepan For the crust: 1 1/4 c. all purpose flour 1/2 c. (1 stick) butter or shortening, frozen 1/2 tsp. salt... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
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ABC News reports: A German cartoonist has apologized for causing offense by depicting Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg as a hooked-nose octopus, after Jewish groups complained it resembled Nazi propaganda. Cartoonist Burkhard Mohr says he had intended to make a point... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
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The community center in Zaparozhye after hooligans threw molotov cocktails at its windows. Lubavitch.com reports: Although riots and protests have given way Monday to some measure of calm in Kiev, the tension felt by Jews Ukraine-wide has not abated. Many... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka
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Happy Valentine's Day! Enjoy this Cherry Cheesecake Pie with your loved ones. Equipment You Will Need: 9" pie pan Gallon-sized plastic bag Rolling Pin Electric mixer 1-qt. sauce pot Measuring spoons Measuring cups Large mixing bowl Preheat oven to 375º... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2014 at The Vicious Babushka