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nnial Nobel candidate. But the documentary "Philip Roth: Unmasked" leaves out Roth's news-making decision, which he revealed last fall, to stop writing novels. He is presented as an active writer, with shots of him at work in his Connecticut home. (AP Photo/Joe Tabbacca, File)

Philip Roth, Fearless and Celebrated Author, Dies at 85

Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of “Portnoy’s Complaint” to the elegiac lyricism of “American Pastoral,” died Tuesday night at age 85.

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Jewish Headstones Smashed in Athens Cemetery

Unknown assailants destroyed several Jewish headstones in a cemetery in a southwestern suburb of Athens, Greek police said Saturday, announcing they would launch an investigation.

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is warning that if Tehran gets a nuclear weapon, his country will follow suit

Saudi Crown Prince: Palestinians Should Accept Peace Offer Or Shut Up

TEL AVIV – In a staggering development that caused witnesses to “literally fall of their chairs,” Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman slammed the Palestinian leadership for missing every opportunity for peace with Israel for decades, saying they should either resume negotiations or “shut up,” according to multiple witnesses at a meeting between the crown prince and Jewish leaders in New York.

Michael Steinhardt, the co-founder and major supporter of Birthright Israel—a program that has brought more than 600,000 Jewish young adults from around the world to Israel for free 10-day heritage trips—gave the middle finger to a group of anti-Israel, anti-Birthright activists outside a gala Birthright celebration on April 15.

Birthright Israel Founder Gives Anti-Israel Protesters the Middle Finger

Michael Steinhardt, the co-founder and major supporter of Birthright Israel—a program that has brought more than 600,000 Jewish young adults from around the world to Israel for free 10-day heritage trips—gave the middle finger to a group of anti-Israel, anti-Birthright activists outside a gala Birthright celebration on April 15.

TEL AVIV - An Israeli court on Monday ruled that Jewish visitors to Jerusalem's Temple Mount compound may chant "Am Yisrael Chai" ("The people of Israel live"), since it constitutes a patriotic exclamation rather than a religious prayer and is therefore not in violation of the ban on uttering Jewish prayers …

WATCH: Court Rules Jewish Visitors May Chant ‘Am Yisrael Chai’ On Temple Mount

TEL AVIV – An Israeli court on Monday ruled that Jewish visitors to Jerusalem’s Temple Mount compound may chant “Am Yisrael Chai” (“The people of Israel live”), since it constitutes a patriotic exclamation rather than a religious prayer and is therefore not in violation of the ban on uttering Jewish prayers at the holy site.

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Chabad Rabbis Meet with Trump in Oval Office

President Donald Trump issued a proclamation in honor of Education and Sharing Day, marking the anniversary of the birth of the last Lubavitcher rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson.