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Interviews and Profiles
Mark Treyger (left) and Jerry Greenwald, managing editor of The Jewish Press, at the offices of The Jewish Press.
 

Posted on: May 14th, 2013

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Mark Treyger, a candidate for city council in New York City’s 47th council district, met recently with the editorial board of The Jewish Press at the newspaper’s Boro Park office.

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Posted on: May 8th, 2013

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Young men singing – Hodu laShem ki Tov- and gunshots. That was the tragic mix of sounds heard that Friday night ten years ago when two Islamic Jihad terrorists climbed up to the yishuv, cut the gate surrounding the yeshiva and entered through the kitchen door of בית ועד הר חברון, Hebron Hills Torah Academy, better known as Yeshivat Otniel.

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Bill de Blasio (left) and Jerry Greenwald, managing editor of The Jewish Press, at the JP office.
 

Posted on: May 8th, 2013

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Bill de Blasio, one of the Democratic frontrunner in the race for New York City mayor, met last week with the editorial board of The Jewish Press at the newspaper’s Boro Park office. De Blasio is the New York City public advocate.

Elliott Abrams
 

Posted on: April 24th, 2013

InDepthInterviews and Profiles

From December 2002 to January 2009, Elliott Abrams was an insider. As deputy assistant to the president and later deputy national security adviser – with the Middle East as his focus – Abrams interacted daily with such figures as President George W. Bush, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, and Israeli Prime Ministers Ariel Sharon and Ehud Olmert.

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Cpl Erwin Weinberg a"h
 

Posted on: April 18th, 2013

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Not too many Jewish World War II survivors from Germany can say that they had the distinction of being both interned in a concentration camp and liberating the captives in that same camp. Erwin Weinberg did just that.

MK Rabbi Dov Lipman
 

Posted on: April 10th, 2013

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Yesh Atid is sometimes perceived as avidly secular, but two rabbis currently serve in the party as MKs. One is Rabbi Shai Piron, Israel’s new education minister. The other is Rabbi Dov Lipman, the first American-born Knesset member since Rabbi Meir Kahane.

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King Abdullah II
 

Posted on: April 9th, 2013

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Jordanian-Palestinian activist Mudar Zahran says King Abdullah is seeking to save Himself by colluding with Islamists, Iran and Assad

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Jewish visitors dressing up at the Dona Gracia Museum in Tiberias
 

Posted on: March 31st, 2013

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March 31 is not a day that particularly stands out in Jewish memory at first glance, but it is actually a day of some significance.

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Posted on: March 25th, 2013

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The Jewish Press recently spoke with Rabbi Goldstein – author of the bulk of The Legacy: Teachings for Life from the Great Lithuanian Rabbis (Maggid Books). Rabbi Goldstein will be visiting Los Angeles and San Diego from April 11-16.

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Rav Moshe Feinstein ZT"L (left), Rav Yosef Eliyahu Henkin ZT"L
 

Posted on: March 24th, 2013

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How did America’s leading Posek fall into halachic obscurity?

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Ambassador Alan Baker
 

Posted on: March 13th, 2013

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As a former Israeli ambassador to Canada and an expert in international law, Alan Baker has been involved in the negotiation and drafting of agreements and peace treaties with Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and the Palestinians. Last year Baker was thrust into the spotlight when he was appointed by Prime Minister Netanyahu to the three-member committee chaired by former justice Edmund Levy to examine the legal aspects of land ownership in the West Bank. That produced the highly publicized Levy Report.

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Bernie and May Walz
 

Posted on: February 22nd, 2013

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Recently I had the opportunity to spend some times with Bernard (Bernie) Walz and get a glimpse of his war experiences.

Moshe Feiglin
 

Posted on: February 21st, 2013

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In an exclusive interview with the Jewish Press, newly elected MK Moshe Feiglin affirms he is still trying to revolutionize Israel.

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Posted on: February 20th, 2013

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Through her work "The Divine Within," artist Shira Gabriela highlights a literary parallel that exists between Megillat Esther and the Book of Zechariah.

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Posted on: February 15th, 2013

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Dorit grew up in sunny Eilat. She was involved in sports since she was a young child. As a teenager she was the table tennis champion of Eilat, winning 2nd place in the southern regional competition and going on to win 3rd place in the national mixed double championship. At the same time, she was running marathons.

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Posted on: February 7th, 2013

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A young man told me he wants to be a big brother. I asked how he heard of us, and he asked me whether I recognized him. Ten years earlier, as the son of divorced impoverished parents, he was suffering socially and academically, and had received a mentor from Yad Eliezer.

Gloria Greenfield
 

Posted on: February 6th, 2013

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Although it was released in 2011, “Unmasked Judeophobia: The Threat to Civilization” is still playing to audiences across the world. As the title suggests, “Unmasked Judeophobia” examines the history of anti-Semitism and its alarming resurgence in the form of anti-Zionism in the late 20th and early 21st centuries.

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Daniel Moynihan
 

Posted on: January 31st, 2013

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An interview with historian Gil troy on his new book, “Moynihan’s Moment: America’s Fight Against Zionism and Racism.”

Elliot Resnick
 

Posted on: January 23rd, 2013

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Resnick has collected five dozen of his best interviews in book format. Called “Movers and Shakers: Sixty Prominent Personalities Speak Their Mind on Tape” (Brenn Books), the collection includes updates on nearly every interviewee plus several questions that never appeared in The Jewish Press.

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Power for Israel leader Aryeh Eldad.
 

Posted on: January 20th, 2013

InDepthInterviews and Profiles

"My engagement in medicine has taught me that in order to heal one must come in contact with the most repulsive things you can imagine."

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