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Spying on Linda Sarsour: Israeli firm compiled BDS dossier for Adelson-funded U.S. group battling her campus appearances

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Israel Cyber Shield (ICS) collected intelligence on the Palestinian-American activist and her family on behalf of a pro-Israel organization called Act.IL

Read the full letter Donald Trump sent to Kim Jong Un canceling the summit

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'You talk about your nuclear capabilities, but ours are so massive and powerful that I pray to God they will never have to be used'

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The lawsuit accuses Qatar of orchestrating the theft and leaking of Elliott Broidy's emails as retribution for his support of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia

Ukraine reportedly paid Trump lawyer Cohen to arrange White House talks

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BBC reports Michael Cohen received a secret payment of at least $400,000 to arrange talks between Trump and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko last year

Gal Gadot to produce movie about Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro

Haaretz - 5 min 23 sec ago
Israeli actress and her husband planning film ‘My Dearest Fidel,’ on the American journalist who became one of the Cuban leader’s confidantes

Opposition says bill barring state appeals in graft cases tailored for Netanyahu

Haaretz - 43 min 46 sec ago
The coalition whip announced he would submit a bill to prohibit the prosecution from appealing verdicts in crimes punishable by less than 10 years in prison

Why Philip Roth Pissed Off So Many Jewish Readers

The Forward - 1 hour 14 min ago
Did Roth’s perceived anti-Semitism and misogyny doom his chance at a Nobel Prize?

Moses Farrow Defends Woody Allen Against Sexual Assault Allegations

The Forward - 1 hour 28 min ago
“None of us would have allowed Dylan to step away with Woody, even if he tried,” Farrow wrote in the nearly 5,000-word post.

North Korea demolishes nuke test site with series of blasts

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The demolition took place at the site deep in the mountains of the North's sparsely populated northeast

Half Of America’s States Have Blacklisted Companies That Boycott Israel

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The executive order specifically names the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel.

Security troops on U.S. nuclear missile base took LSD

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'Although this sounds like something from a movie, it isn’t,' said Capt. Charles Grimsley, the lead prosecutor of one of several courts martial

Palestinian, 15, dies of wounds from clashes with the Israeli army, Health Ministry says

Haaretz - 2 hours 37 min ago
Adi Akram Abu Halil was seriously wounded in the abdomen during the Nakba Day clashes. This brings death toll in Nakba Day protests to 63

Saudi Arabia reportedly frees leading women's rights activist

Haaretz - 2 hours 39 min ago
Amnesty International has reported the detention of at least 11 activists, mostly women who previously campaigned for the right to drive and an end to the kingdom's male guardianship system

Joe Lieberman And John McCain Still ‘Amigos’ Despite 2008 Regret

The Forward - 2 hours 42 min ago
“It’s just an extraordinary friendship really,” Lieberman said. The best friends will reunite in Arizona this weekend.

A Compendium Of Yiddish Curses For Jared Kushner Upon Receiving His Security Clearance

The Forward - 2 hours 53 min ago
Mazal tov on your security clearance, Jared! May your Saudi contacts forget your number, but remember every time you insulted them. (Satire)

Moses Farrow defends his father Woody Allen against sexual assault allegations

JTA - 3 hours 4 min ago

Woody Allen at the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 15, 2015 (Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)

(JTA) — Woody Allen’s son Moses Farrow defended him against sexual assault allegations made by his sister.

“I’m a very private person and not at all interested in public attention. But, given the incredibly inaccurate and misleading attacks on my father, Woody Allen, I feel that I can no longer stay silent as he continues to be condemned for a crime he did not commit,” Farrow wrote in a nearly 5,000-word post on his personal blog on Wednesday.

Farrow said he was age 14 and was present, as were three other adults, when the alleged molestation is said to have taken place, and that no such assault occurred.

In the wake of accusations by dozens of women against movie producer Harvey Weinstein and the start of the #MeToo movement, Allen’s adopted daughter Dylan Farrow revived her accusation that the acclaimed director had molested her in her mother Mia Farrow’s home when she was 7 years old in 1992.

In an interview in January, Dylan Farrow told CBS This Morning that she was inspired after hearing the stories of so many other “brave” individuals who have told of their own assaults by powerful men. She had previously discussed the alleged incident in a New York Times article in 2014.

Moses Farrow wrote in his blogpost that Allen was in the house while Mia Farrow was out shopping, despite the fact that the couple was in a custody battle for the children they had adopted together and that Mia Farrow had told all of the children to be careful when Allen was around because he was a “monster.”

“As the ‘man of the house’ that day, I had promised to keep an eye out for any trouble, and I was doing just that. I remember where Woody sat in the TV room, and I can picture where Dylan and Satchel were. Not that everybody stayed glued to the same spot, but I deliberately made sure to note everyone’s coming and going,” Moses Farrow wrote. “Along with five kids, there were three adults in the house, all of whom had been told for months what a monster Woody was. None of us would have allowed Dylan to step away with Woody, even if he tried,” he added.

Satchel, who is Allen’s biological son, later changed his name to Ronan. He ultimately broke the story of the accusations against Weinstein for The New Yorker.

Moses Farrow also wrote that Mia Farrow had been abusive to her adoptive and biological children, especially to Soon-Yi Previn, who later began a relationship with and ultimately married Allen.

In response to the blogpost, Dylan Farrow wrote on Twitter: “As I said when he last made these claims, this is an attempt to deflect from a credible allegation made by an adult woman, by trying to impugn my mother who has only ever been supportive of me and my siblings, It’s easily disproven, contradicts years of his own statements, is beyond hurtful to me personally, and is part of a larger effort to discredit and distract from my assault. My brother is a troubled person. I’m so sorry he’s doing this.”

Allen has denied that he ever molested his adopted daughter, and an investigation determined that Dylan Farrow was coached to make the accusation, which she denies.

Moses Farrow is married and has a family, and works as a licensed family therapist.

All I have to say with regard to the latest regarding my brother. pic.twitter.com/8WVAXOMKZV

— Dylan Farrow (@RealDylanFarrow) May 23, 2018

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The Forward - 3 hours 10 min ago
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Haaretz - 3 hours 13 min ago
Investigators will appeal to the public on Thursday to assist in their inquiries into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 nearly four years ago over eastern Ukraine

Man Who Attacked Jewish Father Of 9 Hit With Hate Crimes Charge

The Forward - 3 hours 16 min ago
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Israel pushing for 3,900 new homes in 30 settlements

Haaretz - 3 hours 21 min ago
Defense chief Avigdor Lieberman says the military will be taking steps to approve the immediate construction of 2,500 units with 1,400 other units to follow
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