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Obama the Punisher, and the Least Boring Banker
 
Brother, Sister Caught with Knives

January 28, 2015 - 4:56 PM
 
UNIFIL Confirms ‘Rocket Fired From Lebanon First, Israel Retaliated’

January 28, 2015 - 4:45 PM
 
Breaking News: Two IDF Soldiers Killed by Hezbollah

January 28, 2015 - 4:45 PM
 
Gazans Attack UN Building with Hamas’s Advance Knowledge

January 28, 2015 - 4:43 PM
 
UPDATED: Two Soldiers Killed in Hezbollah Attack

January 28, 2015 - 4:15 PM
 
Muqata Blog: Golan Heights Battle with Hezbollah (4:28pm)

January 28, 2015 - 3:18 PM
 
UNIFIL Soldier Killed in Hezbollah Attack on Israel’s Northern Border

January 28, 2015 - 3:09 PM
 
Jordan Folds to ISIS Hostage Terror

January 28, 2015 - 2:41 PM
 
Netanyahu Warns Northern Attackers, ‘Take a Look at Hamas in Gaza’

January 28, 2015 - 1:38 PM
 
Mortar Shells Bombings on IDF Posts

January 28, 2015 - 1:30 PM
 
Tank Missile Fired from Southern Lebanon Wounds IDF Soldiers

January 28, 2015 - 12:31 PM
 
French President Tells Jews: ‘France is Your Homeland’

January 28, 2015 - 12:17 PM
 
American Among the Dead in Terrorist Attack on Libyan Hotel

January 28, 2015 - 11:08 AM
 
Israeli Night Strike on Damascus is ‘Warning to Beirut’

January 28, 2015 - 10:43 AM
 
Look Who is Behind the New US Democratic-Style Campaign in Israel

January 28, 2015 - 8:22 AM
 
IDF Retaliates Against Syrian Military Targets, Sets Off Rocket Alarms on the Golan

January 28, 2015 - 12:38 AM
 
Netanyahu: ‘Could Be Time for Female Chief of Police in Israel’

January 27, 2015 - 11:42 PM
 
Ma’agar Mochot Poll Introduces Game-Changer, Pulling Right

January 27, 2015 - 10:56 PM
 
Japan, Jordan Unite on ISIS Hostage Crisis

January 27, 2015 - 10:47 PM
 
Latest Election Poll Puts Left in Charge

January 27, 2015 - 9:00 PM
 
NYC All Prepped Up But ‘No Snow Go, Mayor DeBlasio’

January 27, 2015 - 8:43 PM
 
Report: US Sgt Released by Taliban for 5 Gitmo Prisoners to be Charged with Desertion

January 27, 2015 - 8:17 PM
 
David Landau (67)

January 27, 2015 - 8:15 PM
 
Hezbollah-Israel Conflict: an Unwanted Development

January 27, 2015 - 7:18 PM
 
BBC’s Holocaust Tweet Shocker

January 27, 2015 - 7:10 PM
 
Mount Hermon Ski Resort Reopens After Rocket Attack

January 27, 2015 - 7:03 PM
 
UNRWA Runs Out of Money that Israel Says Being Used for Terror Tunnels

January 27, 2015 - 4:40 PM
 
Six Jews Arrested for Beating Druze Student

January 27, 2015 - 1:51 PM
 
Obama Sends Jack Lew To Auschwitz

January 27, 2015 - 1:43 PM
 
Two Missiles Explode in Golan Heights; IDF Returns Fire

January 27, 2015 - 1:20 PM
 
Snow Cripples the Big White Apple [video]

January 27, 2015 - 11:56 AM
 
Kimberly-Clark Buys Out Israeli Diaper Firm for $160 Million

January 27, 2015 - 11:06 AM
 
Rivlin Meets Parents of IDF Lone Soldiers who Fell During Operation Protective Edge

January 27, 2015 - 11:03 AM
 
UPDATE: Social Media Sites Back Up Worldwide – Global Productivity Drops

January 27, 2015 - 8:55 AM
 
Holocaust Survivors Return to Auschwitz to Mark 70 Years of Liberation

January 27, 2015 - 1:30 AM
 
Yesh Atid Announces Knesset List

January 27, 2015 - 12:15 AM
 
Important Message For Our East Coast Readers

January 26, 2015 - 10:38 PM
 
Israeli Wine Exports Sparkle [video]

January 26, 2015 - 7:45 PM
 
NY Blizzard Forces El Al to Cancel ’001′ Flight to JFK

January 26, 2015 - 7:23 PM
 
‘Let’s Go Jew-Bashing’ Muslims Hauled into British Court

January 26, 2015 - 7:11 PM
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Posted on: November 1st, 2012

In PrintFrom the Paper

“It’s like a war zone,” said Rabbi Akiva Eisenstadt, surveying the damage in Manhattan Beach, a day after Hurricane Sandy swept through New York.

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Posted on: November 1st, 2012

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Hurricane Sandy’s fury created a ripple effect that was felt in Israel, as thousands of tourists, business travelers and ordinary citizens found themselves stranded on both sides of the ocean.

 

Posted on: November 1st, 2012

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A new exhibit at the Library of Congress is celebrating 100 years of Hebraica with its new exhibit, “Words Like Sapphires”.

 

Posted on: November 1st, 2012

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Despite damage and loss of power, Chabad rabbis in areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy are redoubling their efforts to reach out in their communities and provide a helping hand to Jews in need.

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JDN
 

Posted on: October 31st, 2012

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Do you have a photo from the storm and flood? Send them in to to the Jewish Press, and we’ll publish the best ones.   Fill out form.

 

Posted on: October 31st, 2012

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For the first time, this winter’s Super Bowl in New Orlean’s Superdome will feature kosher food for sale, according to a report in Kosher Today last week.

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Posted on: October 31st, 2012

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The New York Observer reported Tuesday that two Brooklyn Jews are among the at least 40 victims of megastorm Hurricane Sandy.

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sandy
 

Posted on: October 31st, 2012

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According to figures released by The Long Island Power Authority on Tuesday, more than 930,000 families -- 90 percent of all island residents -- are without power after Hurricane Sandy wrought havoc Monday night across the northeastern United States. Among those 930,000 are an estimated 139,000 Jewish households.

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The East Village on Monday night
 

Posted on: October 30th, 2012

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As of early Tuesday morning, there are numerous reports of residents trapped in their homes facing the high waters that submerged many parts of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and the Rockaways. The Fire Department is forced to reach those trapped by boat.

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Posted on: October 30th, 2012

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Fox News reports that at least 10 people are dead from the storm which first reached the New Jersey shore at around 6 PM. The storm was downgraded from a hurricane, but it’s 85-mph winds (with gusts up to 90 mph) along with 13 foot ocean swells, caused by the 900 mile-wide storm, are wreaking […]

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Jewish billionaire businessman Sheldon Adelson and his wife Miriam Ochshorn.
 

Posted on: October 29th, 2012

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Federal prosecutors and pro-Israel Republican stalwart Sheldon Adelson’s casino company Las Vegas Sands Corp. may have come to an understanding on issues pertaining to money-laundering laws allegedly violated in the cases of two criminal high-rollers, the Wall Street Journal reports.

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Shoshana Weiner, volunteer firefighter of Long Island, New York, volunteering in Israel with the Petah Tikva fire station in October.
 

Posted on: October 29th, 2012

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Weiner was born and raised in New York, where very few Orthodox Jewish women volunteer as firefighters, she says.

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Fine Fare supermarket on Grand Street was packed right now with shoppers stocking up before the big storm.
 

Posted on: October 29th, 2012

News & ViewsUSNY

This is crazy. For 37 years we lived on the Lower East Side and whenever a hurricane was approaching, it was always somewhere else, hundreds and thousands of miles away. Now it appears that Hurricane Sandy (did they have to pick a Jewish sounding name?) is expected to make landfall smack at the Lower East Side.

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Under Secretary of State William Burns reportedly participated in direct talks to renew relations with Iran.
 

Posted on: October 28th, 2012

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A few months after he had been elected, President Barack Obama attempted to renew on a gradual basis U.S. diplomatic relations with Iran.

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Posted on: October 25th, 2012

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A swastika was found painted in the elevator of a building in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Tuesday.

53-year-old Brooklyn flooring contractor Jacob Ostreicher.
 

Posted on: October 24th, 2012

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“There are, I think, almost 3,000 Americans in foreign jails. Almost all of them are in there for doing something.” That is the assessment given to JNS.org by U.S. Rep. Bob Turner (R-NY), a leading advocate for the freedom of 53-year-old Brooklyn flooring contractor Jacob Ostreicher – who, according to his supporters, is wrongly imprisoned in Bolivia and therefore falls outside the “almost 3,000 Americans” cited by Turner.

 

Posted on: October 24th, 2012

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Jane Fonda will host an event in Los Angeles focusing on sexual violence during the Holocaust.

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Posted on: October 24th, 2012

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A video in support of President Obama produced by the sister of comedian Sarah Silverman will begin airing in Florida.

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Rabbi Bernhard Rosenberg
 

Posted on: October 22nd, 2012

News & ViewsPolitics

When you talk to the man behind that organization, you discover that not only is he not lonely, he is not a particularly partisan individual.

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Years ago, I shot this image for the Grand Street News from a high floor of the Seward Park co-op on Grand Street. I believe it captures some of the Art Deco beauty of this edifice.
 

Posted on: October 22nd, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

The Bialystoker Nursing Home, with its distinctive orange brick and Art Deco façade, has been shut down for a year.

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