Sensitive Subject: Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive Subject: Sensitive Teeth One zing to the nerve of a tooth after a sip or bite of food is enough to send even the hungriest bear running from the kitchen. Sensitive teeth can seriously limit the enjoyment of your favorite fare. So if ice cream meeting your tooth has you seeing stars, the layer […]

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US-Born Yemeni Preacher: World Needs More Muslim Terror

Radical Muslim preacher Anwar Al-Awlaki, a native of the United States, released a video this week chastising Muslim clerics who he said are doing too little to encourage terrorism. “Just speaking on the podium is not enough,” he said. “Either we support the mujahideen [terrorists] and win everything, or we let them down and lose […]

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Memorial to Romanian Jews as Mass Grave Uncovered

The Ghetto Fighters’ House Museum (Beit Lohamei Haghetaot) recently received a historic gift – a hand-painted memorial to Jews of Iasi, Romania, who had been murdered by the Nazis. The memorial plaque, created by a 14-year-old artist in 1941, gained special significance due to the discovery late last week of a mass grave in a […]

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New Turkish Anti-Israel Film Highlights Revenge against IDF

Turkey is testing the chilly diplomatic ties with Israel with another anti-Zionist production, this time a movie in which a revenge campaign is carried out against a fictitious Israeli who commanded the boarding of the IHH terrorist Mavi Marmara ship last May 31. In the “Valley of the Wolves – Palestine” film, the “hero” leads […]

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Kadima Moves Leftward: Geneva Activist Joins the Ranks

MK Tzachi Hanegbi, who has been forced to resign from the Knesset, will be replaced by Georgian-born journalist Nino Abesadze. Abesadze is a well-known leftist activist and proponent of the Geneva Initiative. She is close to Kadima head MK Tzipi Livni. On the Geneva Initiative website, Abesadze is listed as directing outreach to Russian speakers. […]

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The Firesheep Effect

Since its announcement at a hacker conference called ToorCon two weeks ago, the Firefox extension Firesheep has been downloaded over half a million times (613,000 as of this article’s publication). The extension allows users to simply and easily access unsecured information sent on a network shared with other users — so Facebook logins used at […]

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Publishing exec named new NYC schools chancellor

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, center, speaks while outgoing Chancellor of New York City Public Schools Joel Klein, left, and the new Chancellor Cathie Black look on during a news conference at City Hall in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010. Mayor Michael Bloomberg named Black, a top publishing executive, to head the nation’s […]

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Bharti Airtel profit slides amid stiff competition

MUMBAI, India (AP) — Bharti Airtel’s profit slid in the latest quarter as India’s largest mobile phone company lost market share and cut call rates amid hyper-competition in its fast-growing home market. Net profit for the July-September quarter was 16.6 billion rupees ($374.3 million), down 26.6 percent from a year earlier, the company said Wednesday. […]

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Europe: Archive Project to Ease Holocaust Research

A new project aims to support Holocaust research by making historical records easier to access. The project, The European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI), will launch in Brussels next week. The primary goal of EHRI is to bring together information that is currently located in archives across Europe. Not only has information on the Holocaust been […]

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Treasury Official Ridicules Hareidim for Too Many Children

A Finance Ministry official shocked the annual Sderot Conference Tuesday, calling Arabs and hareidi-religious Jews “irresponsible” for having “too many children.” Dr. Avi Simchon, who is a senior adviser to the ministry, called on public officials to urge the Arab and Jewish communities to reduce their birth rate. “You must tell them this is irresponsible. This […]

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Arab League Threatens to End Talks, Disband PA

Amr Moussa, head of the Arab League, has threatened to tell the Palestinian Authority to end talks with Israel. In an interview with the Toronto Star, Moussa suggested a variety of alternatives, among them seeking a “one-state solution” to include both Israelis and Palestinian Authority Arabs. Moussa also blamed Israel for a variety of Arab […]

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Netanyahu: Jerusalem is Not a Settlement

“Jerusalem is not a settlement, it is the capital of Israel,” Prime Minister Binyamin’s office said Tuesday in response to foreign criticism of construction in Jewish neighborhoods of Jerusalem located to the east of the 1949 armistice line. Netanyahu rejected claims that construction in Jerusalem affects Israel’s chance of coming to an agreement with the […]

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