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Anti-Defamation League says Girls creator, who identifies as half-Jewish, perpetuates antisemitic stereotypes in listicle-format New Yorker column Girls creator and author Lena Dunham has been accused of playing into antisemitic tropes in a satirical article that compared Jewish men to dogs. “Dog or Jewish Boyfriend?

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Lena Dunham faces criticism over article comparing Jewish men and dogs


But the New Yorker says the Anti-Defamation League is “howling in the wrong direction”

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Jewish Group Objects to Lena Dunham’s ‘Dog or Jewish Boyfriend’ Story

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The Sisterhood of Temple Emanu-El will host its second annual Jewish Food Festival on April 19.

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By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Reuters) – A Missouri white supremacist is scheduled to be arraigned on Friday afternoon on charges that he fatally shot three people outside two Jewish centers in a Kansas City suburb last April. Frazier Glenn Cross Jr., 74, is expected to enter a plea to three charges of capital murder and three charges of attempted murder in a shooting spree April 13 in …

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Published in The New Yorker , Dunham's article titled, 'Dog or Jewish Boyfriend? A Quiz', she asks readers to compare the similarities.

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Lena Dunham criticised for comparing her Jewish boyfriend to her dog


Published in The New Yorker , Dunham's article titled, 'Dog or Jewish Boyfriend? A Quiz', she asks readers to compare the similarities.

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Lena Dunham criticised for comparing her Jewish boyfriend to her dog


This year's Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film, “Ida” is as austere and involving as an early Ingmar Bergman masterpiece.

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Allentown Jewish & Israeli Film festival features recent Oscar winner, 'Ida'

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With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing escalating criticism from the White House, he could use some help from Israel’s erstwhile allies in the American Jewish community, especially those with sway in liberal and Democratic circles.

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Inspired by her grandmother's Holocaust survival, Erin Davis wants to set up Jewish couples — without anyone having to swipe left or right

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Meet The Jewish Matchmaker of Your Mother’s Dreams

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