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Jewish Groups Join Call for Ban on Religious Profiling

5 Sivan 5773 – May 14, 2013
Two Jewish organizations have joined the Interfaith Alliance in calling on the U.S. Senate to include a ban on religious profiling in its immigration...

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Arab child Mohammed Al-Farra.

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The IRS Acting Commissioner will appear before a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on Friday, May 17, 2013, to investigate politicization of the IRS

IRS Chief Under the Congressional Spotlight on Friday

The IRS attempted to present its inappropriate conduct as being limited to a small number of organizations, targeted by using only a few key words, acted on by only a few low level IRS employees in a remote office, for a limited time, without the consent or even knowledge of higher level IRS officials. By Monday morning that cover had been entirely blown.
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Obama Golfs and Bibi Eats Ice Cream – How Much to Indulge Leaders?

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Left wing Democrats say City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is too centrist to be Mayor.

2nd Place Mayoral Candidates Snatch Away Key Quinn Endorsers

5 Sivan 5773 – May 13, 2013
The Village Independent Democrats have opted to back City Comptroller John Liu — the most liberal in the race.

Vienna Hosts First European Jewish Choral Festival

The Vienna Jewish Choir last weekend hosted the first European Jewish Choral Festival with a comprehensive repertoire of Yiddish, Hebrew, and Ladino songs, the...
Nili Block wins gold medal in Thailand’s word championship kick-boxing competition.

Two Religious Girls Box-Kick Their Way to World Champions (video)

The IDF gets a new weapon next year. Meet Baltimore-born Nili Block and Mumbai convert Sarah Avraham, both of them religious and the new world champs in Thailand-style kick-boxing.

Fischer Cuts Interest Rate and Says Bank to Buy 2 Billion Dollars

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Hillary and Bill Clinton Give Weiner the Cold Shoulder

Anthony Weiner can forget about any support from Hillary and Bill Clinton if he decides to run for mayor of New York City, the...

Blue and White, All the Waze

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Pope Beatifies 813 Italians Beheaded by Turks

On Sunday, in a packed St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis announced his first canonization of new saints, including 813 15th-century martyrs who were beheaded...

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Assemblyman Dov Hikind showing mayoral candidate Bill Thompson around Borough Park, Brooklyn.

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Hamas members who are being honored by the Newseum as "journalists who died or were killed pursuing news," although they were pursued as terrorists and died during last fall's Operation Pillar of Defense.

Hamas Terrorists with Terrorist Org. ‘TV Channel’ Honored by Newseum

Hamas terrorists who worked for the Hamas-run and financed al-Aksa Television are being honored as "slain journalists" by the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

Hawking’s Boycott Falls into a Black Hole

The Israeli Presidential Conference that Stephen Hawking is boycotting because of the “occupation” of supposed Palestinian land has drawn in the past none other...

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