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7-13 Sivan, 5776                                                    June 20-26, 2016 -- THE JEWISH OBSERVER, LOS ANGELES -- 588th Web Ed.


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​GOOGLE BANS PLUG-IN THAT PICKS OUT JEWS






Google has banned an extension of its Chrome browser which was being used to identify Jewish names on the internet by surrounding them with three sets of brackets, or parentheses. Those identified were then subjected to anti-Semitic abuse via social media.The symbol has been described as a secret signal because punctuation does not show up in ordinary web searches.






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BUSINESS

  • BREAKING NEWS  :  BREXIT: DAVID CAMERON TO QUIT AFTER UK VOTES TO LEAVE EU
  • WORLD NEWS       :  ISRAEL-PALESTINIAN TWO-STATE SOLUTION IN SERIOUS DANGER
  • NEWSMAKERS      CONGREGATION B’NAI ISRAEL CELEBRATES LAG B’OMER
  • LOCAL NEWS        :  BY DR. RABBI RAYMOND APPLE: CEO PAYMENTS
  • WORLD NEWS      :  RIVLIN VISITS VICTIMS OF TEL AVIV SHOOTING
  • NEWSMAKERS      :  US HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEM PRESENTS GRIPPING STORY
  • WORLD NEWS       : LIMMUD FSU LEADERS MEET WITH RUSSIAN CHIEF RABBI
       

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UNITED STATES HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM PRESENTS ‘TWO AMERICANS WHO DEFIED THE NAZIS’











BEVERLY HILLS, CA  -- The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum presented “Two Americans Who Defied the Nazis,” to nearly 100 guests on Thursday, June 9, at William Morris Endeavor Entertainment Screening Room in Beverly Hills, California.


PRESIDENT RIVLIN VISITS SITE OF VICTIMS INJURED IN TEL AVIV TERROR ATTACK











TEL AVIV -- President Reuven Rivlin on last week went to Ichilov Hospital to visit victims injured in the terror attack in the Sarona Market in Tel Aviv last night. He then went on to visit the site of the attack in which 4 Israelis had been murdered, and several injured.


DAME HELEN TESTIFIES IN US OVER LOOTED NAZI ART

 




 

Actress Dame Helen Mirren has testified for US politicians about the slow pace of restitution of looted Jewish art.  She recently portrayed the struggle of a Jewish woman, Maria Altmann, to reclaim a painting by Klimt confiscated by the Nazis in the film Woman in Gold.


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