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These ‘Cynical Elections,’ and the Moses-Amalek Face-Off
 
Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy, 83, ‘Lived Long And Prospered’

February 27, 2015 - 11:29 PM
 
Reducing Iran’s Number of Centrifuges Makes a Bomb More Likely

February 27, 2015 - 3:49 PM
 
Cycling the Desert: New Israel Bike Trail Connects Mitzpe Ramon to Eilat

February 27, 2015 - 12:00 PM
 
Said Says (Falsely): ‘Israel flooding Gaza with Waste Water’

February 27, 2015 - 11:57 AM
 
State Dept. Admits Even Obama Is not ‘Infallible’

February 27, 2015 - 11:15 AM
 
A Lost Soul and $25 Buys a Ticket to Cross from Turkey to ISIS

February 27, 2015 - 10:00 AM
 
Kerry to Talk with Iran at Same Time Netanyahu to Warn Congress

February 27, 2015 - 9:30 AM
 
House Speaker Boehner Says Netanyahu Speech Won’t Harm US-Israel Relations

February 27, 2015 - 7:30 AM
 
Jordan, Israel Sign Historic Red Sea-Dead Sea Rescue Deal

February 27, 2015 - 4:00 AM
 
Obama White House Sends Susan Rice, Samantha Power to AIPAC

February 27, 2015 - 3:20 AM
 
New York Jury Convicts Saudi Man in 1998 Al Qaeda Attack on US Embassy

February 27, 2015 - 12:52 AM
 
Netanyahu Will Meet With Bipartisan Senate Leadership Prior to March 3 Speech

February 27, 2015 - 12:51 AM
 
Meet ‘Jihadi John’

February 26, 2015 - 9:14 PM
 
Stabbing Attempt in Gush Etzion

February 26, 2015 - 7:33 PM
 
Germany’s Central Council Of Jews Warns Against Wearing Yarmulkes

February 26, 2015 - 4:08 PM
 
Poll: One out of Three Americans Thinks Obama Does not Love America

February 26, 2015 - 2:30 PM
 
Apple CEO Tim Cook Praises Israel for Equality for Minorities

February 26, 2015 - 12:52 PM
 
Palestinian Authority to Appeal Court Victory over Terror

February 26, 2015 - 10:45 AM
 
Arsonists Attacks Christian Seminary in Jerusalem

February 26, 2015 - 10:41 AM
 
Hamas Stops Palestinian Authority Novelist from Going to Casablanca Book Fair

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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

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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

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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

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

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Rabbi Abraham Cooper
 

Posted on: October 19th, 2012

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Sometimes, only a period of separation will save a troubled marriage. That is why the Simon Wiesenthal Center and other Jewish groups are pulling out of the Christian-Jewish Roundtable. Fifteen liberal Protestant leaders, including those of the Presbyterian, Lutheran and Methodist denominations, chose the Jewish High Holiday season to urge Congress to curtail U.S. aid to Israel.

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Arlen Specter
 

Posted on: October 17th, 2012

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WASHINGTON – During his 30 years in the clubby confines of the U.S. Senate, Arlen Specter never lost his acerbic prosecutorial zeal, friends and associates say.

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Video surveillance showing Officer Luis Vega about to punch Ehud HaLevy in the face.
 

Posted on: October 17th, 2012

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The NYPD and Brooklyn district attorney’s office have both opened investigations into the October 8th beating of 21-year-old Ehud HaLevy by two Brooklyn police officers.

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Posted on: October 17th, 2012

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WASHINGTON – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made headlines last month with this question: What are the U.S. red lines when it comes to Iran’s suspected nuclear weapons program?

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Posted on: October 17th, 2012

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Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and his wife for a second time have given $500,000 to a Super PAC supporting Rabbi Shmuley Boteach's bid for Congress.

 

Posted on: October 17th, 2012

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The Israel on Campus Coalition announced a new partnership with the student-run TAMID Israel Investment Group, connecting American business students with business and investment opportunities in Israel.

Police beating up Ehud Halevi.
 

Posted on: October 15th, 2012

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The officers decided to arrest Halevi, who refused to be handcuffed and pushed the two cops off. In an instant, the male officer flew into a rage.

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