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Helen Thomas Creates a Chabad Ba’al Teshuva

Rabbi David Nesenoff’s on-camera interview with Helen Thomas more than two years ago has had ramifications beyond the furor over the longtime White House correspondent’s anti-Semitic and anti-Israel comments. Following the experience, the Conservative rabbi and his family spent six months in Israel and embraced the Chabad Lubavitch movement. “Because of what happened, my love […]

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White House Reporter who Quit after Anti-Semitic Comment Honored by Abbas

Nearly two years have passed since the long time journalist Helen Thomas was forced to resign after making anti-Semitic comments on camera. Since then, Thomas has been the subject of fierce criticism from both ends of the American political spectrum and from her fellow journalists. But on Sunday, she received an award - an honor […]

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Helen Thomas cancels participation in anti-AIPAC event

Former White House correspondent Helen Thomas has withdrawn her participation from an upcoming anti-AIPAC event, which includes a series of protests against Israeli policy, due to the recent controversy surrounding the veteran journalist after she said Jews should leave Palestine and go back to Europe. According to a statement by the “Move Over AIPAC” campaign, […]

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Helen Thomas to address anti-Israel protests during Netanyahu’s visit to U.S.

WASHINGTON - A series of protests against Israeli policy and its support by AIPAC are planned in May to coincide with the AIPAC conference in the U.S. capital and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech there. The protests, under the heading “Move over AIPAC,” will include demonstrations opposite the building where Netanyahu will speak and Congress, […]

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Helen Thomas: Jews control White House, US Congress

Veteran US Journalist Helen Thomas said that Jews have “total control” over the White House and US Congress, telling Playboy magazine in an interview to be published in April, “Everybody is in the pocket of the Israeli lobbies.” Thomas, who covered the White House for more than six decades, was forced to resign from her […]

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Helen Thomas: Jews not persecuted in Europe after war

Former White House correspondent Helen Thomas said the Jews did not have to leave postwar Europe because they weren’t persecuted. In an interview Wednesday on CNN’s “Joy Behar” program, Thomas told Behar that once World War II ended, the Jews “didn’t have to go anywhere really, because they weren’t being persecuted anymore. But they were […]

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Helen Thomas Leads 2010 List of ‘Top 10 Anti-Semitic Slurs’

Helen Thomas, who said that Jews in Judea and Samaria should go “home” to Poland and the United States, heads the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s 2010 list for the top anti-Semitic slurs. “Never before, in recent memory, has the Simon Wiesenthal Center seen such a proliferation of anti-Semitism going mainstream,” said Rabbi Marvin Hier, founder and […]

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ADL: Rescind all Helen Thomas honors

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) on Friday called on journalism schools and professional organizations that have recognized journalist Helen Thomas to rescind their honors after she “clearly, unequivocally revealed herself as a vulgar anti-Semite” in remarks to an Arab American group. In a speech Thursday in Dearborn, Michigan, the former White House correspondent not only defended […]

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Karma Contrition: Joel Stein’s Child’s Nut Allergy & Rabbi Compares Helen Thomas to Hitler

This Yom Kippur, I plan to speak to my congregation about issuing apologies for things we shouldn’t have said. I know, that sounds like “nothing new under the sun,” but I’m going to look at how karma plays a role in our contrition. Here’s an example: The witty Joel Stein, who writes the bi-weekly back page […]

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Helen Thomas Interviewer: I Got 25,000 Hate Emails

That’s what a New York rabbi and filmmaker said he has in his email.  And it’s all because he captured those controversial comments from long-time White House journalist Helen Thomas. CBS 2 HD sat down with Rabbi David Nesenoff on Wednesday night for a one-on-one interview. Four days ago Long Island’s Nesenoff launched his new […]

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Chefs’ Confidential

Edited by Michele RB Friedman and Sherri Herring Here is the ultimate insiders guide to 100 scrumptious recipes and tips from the worlds most famous chefs. Jacques Pepin, Thomas Keller, Jean-Georges, Helen Nash, Jeffrey Nathan, and many more have contributed recipes that were adapted by French Culinary Institute Chef Michele Friedman specifically for the kosher […]

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