The most offensive part of Lena Dunhams anti-Semitic humor article is that her jokes got no laughs, critics blasted Saturday. The 28-year-old Girls stars New Yorker magazine piece, Dog or Jewish Boyfriend? A Quiz, asked readers last week to choose whether statements referred to her pooch or her boyfriend

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Lena Dunham is facing controversy over an article comparing Jewish men and dogs. Photograph: Charles Sykes/Invision/AP 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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TIME Entertainment Jewish Group Objects to Lena Dunhams Dog or Jewish Boyfriend Story Bauer-GriffinGVK/Getty Images Lena Dunham seen at JFK on March 15, 2015 in New York City. But the New Yorker says the Anti-Defamation League is “howling in the wrong direction” The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) says a humor piece written by Lena Dunham for The New Yorker is offensive and insensitive about anti-Semitic stereotypes. The story, Dog or Jewish Boyfriend

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The Golden Age of the Jews in Spain can be symbolized by one person, arguably the greatest person that the people produced from the time of the Talmud until our day: Rabbi Moses ben Maimon, also known as Maimonides or the Rambam. The epitaph on his grave reads, From Moses to Moses, there arose none [] read article

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