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Sheldon Adelson Sees Casino Opportunities in North Korea

(JTA) — Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson hopes to “open up his business” in North Korea if President Donald Trump can end the longstanding military conflict between the rogue country and its southern neighbor.

Adelson, the longtime Jewish and Republican megadonor, made the comment late last month at an event organized by Taglit-Birthright Israel in Jerusalem, according to a report in Casino News Daily.

Adelson, who pitched in heavily to Trump’s 2016 campaign, said he hopes the president helps “North and South Korea finish the war.”

Kim Jong Un visited Adelson’s Marina Bay Sands…

Sacha Baron Cohen Teases New Show with Video of Dick Cheney Signing a ‘Waterboard Kit’

Dick Cheney actually signed a “waterboard kit,” or jug of water, on Sacha Baron Cohen’s upcoming show. (Twitter)

(JTA) — Sacha Baron Cohen is coming back to TV, and he’s teasing his new show in an intriguing way: by telling us all it involves an interview with Dick Cheney.

That’s not the only eye-opening detail, however: In a video Cohen shared Sunday on Twitter, the former vice president happily signs what the comedian calls…

Muslim Democratic Congressional Candidate Calls Israel ‘Apartheid Regime’

Ilhan Omar, Democratic candidate for U.S. Congress, speaking at a Hillary for Minnesota event at the University of Minnesota, October 2016. (Lorie Shaull/Flickr)

(JTA) — A Somali-American congressional candidate running for the Democratic nomination in Minnesota called Israel  “the apartheid Israeli regime.”

Ilhan Omar’s tweet came in response to accusations that a tweet she wrote in 2012, accusing Israel of “evil doings,” amounts to anti-Semitism.

In an interview with ABC News for a segment titled…

Illinois Governor: ‘Vote for Anybody’ but neo-Nazi Congressional Candidate

Arthur Jones, a former leader of the American Nazi Party, is running for Congress in a Chicago-area district. (Jeffrey Guterman/Twitter)

(JTA) — The governor of Illinois, who called on a neo-Nazi candidate for a Chicago-area congressional seat to drop out of the race, has called on voters to “vote for anybody” else.

Last week, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner denounced Arthur Jones, also a Republican and a former leader of the American Nazi Party, but…

Ron Paul, Former Presidential Candidate, Tweets Racist and anti-Semitic Cartoon

(JTA) — Former Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul tweeted and then deleted a racist and anti-Semitic cartoon that he said was meant to explain “cultural Marxism.”

The cartoon shows four caricatures of different ethnicities – including  a Jewish man with a hooked nose, a black man with exaggerated lips, an Asian man with slanted eyes and a man who looks like a Neanderthal – punching a cartoon of Uncle Sam with a shared red fist emblazoned with a hammer and sickle. The four men are shouting “Cultural Marxism.”