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This Week on The Scroll

A look back on the week that was

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• We took a brief look at the history of Jewish players in the Super Bowl including some of the Jewish themes and ads of this year’s big game.

• Natalie Schachar reported on the impressive American debut of the blind-deaf Israeli acting troupe Nalaga’at.

• The Scroll was in attendance at the funeral of former New York City Ed Koch.

• Inspired by a Tablet article about the kosher Philby’s Partridge, we devised a recipe to cook the delicious endangered bird.

• Yair Rosenberg took a look at the real aims of the BDS movement as misinterpreted by New York Times and MSNBC

• After learning of his Jewish roots, we jammed out to Bob Marley a little bit and asked readers to submit their own Jewish Bob Marley song titles.

• Following some troubling news, The Scroll rounded up stories about the rising anti-Semitism in France.

• We turned our gaze to the leader of the Germany Green Party Claudia Roth, who shared a very strange social gesture with the Iranian ambassador to Germany.

• As it turns out, the controversial GoDaddy.com Super Bowl ad featuring Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli did wonders for the GoDaddy’s business numbers in the days following the Super Bowl.

• Natalie Schachar gave us a dispatch from the BDS panel from Brooklyn College, where a number of Jewish students say they were removed from the event by campus police for no reason.

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Maybe some of the admirers of Bar Rafaeli should ask her how she managed not to fulfill her obligation to serve in the Israeli army. My three granddaughters have and are now doing their 2 year obligation to the State of Israel.
Not much to admire.

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