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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
U.S., Israel Teaming to Push Israel into Visa Waiver Program

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Report: Lebanese man admits to targeting Israelis in Thailand

April 18, 2014 - 5:22 PM
 
Syrian Jets Strike Targets on Ramat HaGolan

April 18, 2014 - 4:14 PM
 
Chelsea Clinton Pregnant with Non-Jewish Child

April 18, 2014 - 10:58 AM
 
Police Limit Arab Visitors to Temple Mount

April 18, 2014 - 10:18 AM
 
No Gov’t Majority for Pollard-Talks Deal

April 18, 2014 - 10:11 AM
 
Shas Party Appoints New Spiritual Leader

April 18, 2014 - 9:50 AM
 
‘Jews Must Register’ Flyer in Ukraine an Echo of Babi Yar

April 18, 2014 - 2:19 AM
 
Florida Teen Stabbed in High School Gym

April 17, 2014 - 9:31 PM
 
4 Wounded in Gush Etzion Road Terror Attack

April 17, 2014 - 1:01 PM
 
Arab Violence Closes Temple Mount to Visitors Again

April 17, 2014 - 12:26 PM
 
Jews Ordered to ‘Register’ in Donetsk, Ukraine

April 17, 2014 - 11:41 AM
 
Indyk Returns to Raise the Dead (Israel-PA Talks)

April 17, 2014 - 10:14 AM
 
Funeral of Baruch Mizrachi (Photo Essay)

April 16, 2014 - 11:39 PM
 
Tunisian Jew Stabbed in Djerba

April 16, 2014 - 8:50 PM
 
Israeli Hi-Tech Opens Branch in Nanjing

April 16, 2014 - 1:45 PM
 
Preparations Completed for Priestly Blessing from Jerusalem

April 16, 2014 - 12:48 PM
 
Kansas Shooting Suspect a White Supremacist, Indicted for Murder

April 16, 2014 - 12:03 PM
 
Hundreds at Bangkok Chabad Passover Seder

April 16, 2014 - 8:45 AM
 
President Obama’s Passover Statement

April 16, 2014 - 7:07 AM
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It’s Time: Bus Riders Rally for Countdown Clocks

Posted on: February 23rd, 2014

News & ViewsNews Briefs

Bus riders from around the city will rally on Sunday at a bus stop across from City Hall to urge the Mayor, the Borough Presidents and members of the City Council to expand a successful “bus countdown clock” program that has worked on Staten Island.  New technology allows for real-time clocks at bus stops that tell […]

Ramaz High School’s student-run politics society issued an invitation to Rashid Khalidi, the Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University, but the talk was cancelled by Ramaz’s head of school.
 

Orthodox Manhattan High School Kills Khalidi Appearance

Posted on: February 22nd, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

The statement from Ramaz said, “Our question was: ‘Is this the appropriate program?’”

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The Garment Center Congregation, an Orthodox synagogue in Mid-town Manhattan, was founded in 1931 to serve Jewish workers in the shmatte industry
 

‘Ground Zero Mosque’ Developer Switches to Mid-town Shul Building

Posted on: February 12th, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

The Ground Zero Mosque developer will build a high rise in Mid-Town with a historic synagogue inside.

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New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman
 

Staten Island Cemetery Ripped Off $ Millions by Second Official

Posted on: February 11th, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

Outside counsel was brought in to correct financial irregularities; but he lined his pockets too.

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Jewish Home MK Ayelet Shaked arguing with United Torah Judaism MK Uri Maklev. Shaked is chair of the Knesset committee which this week will bring a final draft of the IDF enlistment law to a second and third vote, making it law.
 

Rumor: Draft Committee to Launch Special Chabad Track

Posted on: February 10th, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

The impatient Supreme Court, in its haste to get the numbers on paper, has created needless political battles.

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Petition for Kosher Restaurant on the Lower East Side

Posted on: February 7th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishJudaism

Who would have imagined that things Jewish on the Lower East Side of New York would get so tough that local Jewish residents must launch a petition to establish a kosher restaurant. “Kosher Restaurant in Seward Park” is an online petition of residents of the Seward Park co-op on the Lower East Side, urging their […]

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Author and scholar Phyllis Chesler was stopped by security at JFK because she was reading The Jewish Press.
 

Noted Author Reading The Jewish Press Detained at JFK

Posted on: February 6th, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

Had a Muslim woman been stopped for reading Islamic materials, it would be front page news everywhere.

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Buying Israeli products is the best way to fight the Boycott Israel movement.
 

NY State’s Anti-Boycott Bill in Deep Freeze

Posted on: February 5th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitismAnti-Israel NGOs

Boycotting a boycotter could boomerang, despite all of the good intentions off those behind the idea.

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Bill de Blasio
 

New York’s Mayors, Israel’s Defenders

Posted on: February 5th, 2014

SectionsFeatures

New York City mayors have been outspoken defenders of Israel since its establishment – and of the Zionist cause even before that.

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio
 

Angry NYC Ultra-Liberal Jews Told to Stuff It

Posted on: February 4th, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

A group of "progressive" Jews attacked Mayor de Blasio because he told AIPAC his door was open to them.

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NY Newborn Contracts Herpes after Metzitzah B’Peh

Posted on: February 3rd, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHaredim

A newborn in New York who underwent his ritual circumcision rite is undergoing treatment for neonatal genital herpes, according to the Forward, contracted after metzitzah b’peh, in which the ritual circumciser places his mouth directly on the child’s circumcision wound to revive the shocked blood stream. The New York City Department of Health and Mental […]

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Senator Jeffrey D Klein (D), the anti-boycott bill's sponsor, riding a cherry picker with a Chabadnik on Chanukah.
 

New York Senate Passes Anti Boycott Bill by 56-4

Posted on: January 29th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitismAnti-Israel NGOs

The Assembly is working on its own bill, and the unified version would be delivered to Gov. Cuomo.

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Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, along with Dov Hikind and 46 more Assembly Members, are pushing a bill to squash the ASA boycott in NY State. Write your Assemblyperson to add his/her name to the list.
 

NY Assembly Bill to Punish Colleges Supporting BDS

Posted on: January 28th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitismAnti-Israel NGOs

It's fun to push back. God bless you, Mr. Silver, keep 'em running!

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Mayor De Blasio Says Defending Israel Is Part of His Job

Posted on: January 26th, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

Bill de Blasio, New York’s newly installed mayor said, “Part of my job description is to be a defender of Israel” while speaking at a private New York event of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). “There’s no greater ally on earth, and that’s something we should say proudly,” he said last Thursday, as […]

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Girls wear tefillin at Camp Ramah in Wisconsin
 

Second Orthodox NY High School Allowing Girls to Don Tefillin

Posted on: January 22nd, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

A second Modern Orthodox high school in New York has announced it will permit girls to wear tefillin during prayer. The Ramaz School in Manhattan said it will allow girls to wear tefillin during coed worship, going one step further than SAR High School, which drew a flurry of media coverage earlier this week for […]

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New York City says the sign is kosher if it adds that everyone is welcome.
 

NYC Drops Suit against Hasidic Stores over Dress Code

Posted on: January 22nd, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

New York City has dropped a lawsuit against Hasidic-owned stores that posted a dress code for shoppers. The New York City Human Rights Commission reached a settlement with the seven Hasidic-owned shops in a lawsuit the city had filed alleging that the stores’ posted dress codes implied gender and religious discrimination, according to the New […]

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Bratton and Klieman when he was police chief of Los Angeles.
 

NYPD Top Cop’s Wife to Use Her TV Status to Help Him

Posted on: January 20th, 2014

News & ViewsLocal

New York City has another husband-and-wife team helping to run the city with the disclosure that Rikki Klieman, the wife of Police Chief Bill Bratton, plans to go to community meetings with him and will use her connections through her appearance on CBS as a legal analyst to his advantage. The husband and wife duo, […]

 

NYC Orthodox High School Lets Girls Put On Tefillin

Posted on: January 20th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishJudaism

SAR High School in Riverdale, New York, is now allowing girls to wrap tefillin during Shacharit-morning prayer, probably the first Modern Orthodox high school in the U.S. to do so, reports The Boiling Point, the online student newspaper of Shalhevet High School in LA. Two girls were granted permission to wrap tefillin and wear a […]

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Torah Crown Stolen from Crown Heights Shul

Posted on: January 20th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHaredim

A Crown Heights Shul was burglarized on Friday night and the thief made off with the silver crown of the Sefer Torah, tools, a guitar and other items of value, crownheights.info reported. The theft occurred in Chevra Ahavas Yisroel on Albany Avenue and Lincoln Place, and was discovered Shabbat Morning when the Shuls Rabbi, Rabbi Chezzi […]

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Rabbi Avi Weiss
 

Chief Rabbinate Backs Down, Accepts Rabbi Avi Weiss

Posted on: January 15th, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

The Israeli Chief Rabbinate has come to its sense before letting the damage get out of control.

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