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WhatsApp banned in Iran because Zuckerberg is Jewish?

Calling the Facebook CEO (and new owner of WhatsApp) an “American Zionist,” an Iranian censor blocks the popular messaging app.

By May 6, 2014

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Bringing the past into high-resolution view

For Road Trip 2015, CNET takes a look at the tech revolution helping historians in Israel reveal more about our past.

By September 3, 2015

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Tweets by new 'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah come back to haunt him

The comedian's tweets about Jewish kids and "fat chicks" from several years ago reemerge after he steps into the spotlight as new host of "The Daily Show."

By March 31, 2015

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Apps to help you prepare for Passover

This year, the Jewish holiday Passover begins April 3. The first night of the holiday is traditionally celebrated with a Seder. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on a handful of apps to help your family learn about and prepare for this special time of year.

By April 1, 2015

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Twitter becomes forum for anti-Semitic tweets in Spain

Several Jewish groups in Spain file a complaint with prosecutors to investigate a flood of racist tweets posted after Real Madrid lost a basketball game to Israel's Maccabi Tel Aviv team.

By May 20, 2014

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Facebook makes wrong call on anti-Semitic page

commentary Facebook's refusal to delete a page about "Jewish Ritual Murder" rekindles a simmering debate over how to respond when bigots use social networks to spread racist speech and hateful propaganda.

By March 15, 2014

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Facebook ordered to take down anti-Semitic page

The Anti-Defamation League says a page claiming Jewish people are involved in ritual murder constitutes hate speech and therefore should be removed immediately.

By February 5, 2014

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A rabbi and a robot walk into a Hanukkah party...

Traditional Jewish symbolism gets a sci-fi twist as Isaac the robot helps light a San Francisco public menorah on the seventh night of Hanukkah.

By December 3, 2013

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Jewish celeb database iPhone app pulled in France

Apple's removed a controversial app in its French App Store after anti-racism groups took offense to it this week, threatening to sue Apple over its availability.

By September 14, 2011

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Twitter hit with $50M suit over anti-Semitic tweeter data

In the ongoing legal conflict between the social network and the Union of Jewish French Students, a new court case erupts.

By March 21, 2013