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Christine Quinn

In Email to JTA Quinn Says West Bank ‘Disputed Territory’

5 Av 5773 – July 12, 2013
Quinn’s position runs counter to that of the U.S. government, which considers the West Bank Israel-occupied territory.
Former AIPAC chairman Steve Grossman

Ex-AIPAC Chair Running for Mass. Governor

Steve Grossman told a local television station that he plans to announce his candidacy.

NY Haredi Children Protest IDF Service as ‘against Our Religion’

5 Av 5773 – July 11, 2013
Did you know that a Jew serving in the IDF is against the religion of Jewish children in New York? And it’s okay to beat Haredi soldiers? No, you don’t. But we all know hatred destroyed the Holy Temple.

UJA-Federation NY Campaign Nets 6 Percent Rise to $145.3 million

The UJA-Federation of New York raised $145.3 million in its annual campaign that ended June 30,  exceeding last year’s total by $8.6 million. Adding bequests...
Former Prime Minister Salam Fayyad and the Assessor for Cooperation at the Italian Province of Pisa, Silvia Pagnin, at the re-opening of a Museum that has yet to be.

State Dept. Program Awards East Jerusalem to Arabs

According to our State Dept., East Jerusalem is an inseparable part of the Palestinian Territories. End of discussion.
There were some supporters outside the Boston federal courthouse on July 10, when Dzokhar Tsarnaev was arraigned for the Boston Marathon Bombings and the murder of MIT ofc. Sean Collier

Boston Bomber Blasé, Pleads Not Guilty, Blows Kiss to Ladies

The only emotion shown by Dzokhar Tsarnaev during his arraignment on July 10 was when he smiled at and blew a kiss to two women in the courtroom. It is believed the two women are his sisters.

All in the Family for Hikind, Who Gives His Sons Legislative Jobs

New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind has made sure his two sons are employed, with each of them having a legislative job, The New York...

Mother of New Ambassador Dermer: He’s a Red-Blooded American

Ron Dermer, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s choice to succeed American-born Michael Oren as Israel’s Ambassador to the United States, moved to Israel 16 years...

Pro-Gay Rights Matt Nosanchuk to be White House Jewish Liaison

4 Av 5773 – July 10, 2013
The White House is set to name Matt Nosanchuk, a lawyer who has been prominent in advancing the Obama administration’s gay rights policies, as...

Sharansky, Lauder Call for Claims Conference Reform

Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky and World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder called on the Claims Conference to be reviewed by outside agencies in...

Tough Congressional Language Limits Obama’s Options On Egypt Crisis

WASHINGTON – When it comes to foreign assistance, American law couldn’t be clearer: A coup d’etat suspends funding, period.
Jewish Home MK Ayelet Shaked wants to limit anti-Zionist foreigners to influence Israeli politics.

Jewish Home, Likud Bill to Limit Foreign Entities’ NGO Donations

An Israeli organization will receive no more than $5,500 from a donor that denies the right of Israel to exist.
Hillel will be replacing its CEO this summer. Will the big tent philosophy stretch so far its Jewish and pro-Israel values become meaningless?

Will New Hillel Head Honcho Continue Stretching the ‘Big Tent’?

Over the decades, Hillel has moved from being "the synagogue on campus" to encouraging Jewish students to experience and define Jewish" in their own way. Is Hillel now also telling students "pro-Israel" means whatever they want it to mean?
Ron Dermer, Prime Minister Netanyahu’s senior adviser, may be Israel’s next Ambassador to the U.S.

Netanyahu Names American Immigrant Ron Dermer Ambassador to US

3 Av 5773 – July 9, 2013
Outgoing Israeli Ambassador to the US Michael Oren was the only American to hold the post – until Tuesday. Netanyahu has appointed Ron Dermer, a close aide, to take over the job.

Former Yeshiva University Students file $380 Million Lawsuit

Yeshiva University has paid dearly with a tarnished image as a result of sexual abuse at the venerable institution. Former students now want it to pay very dearly – to the tune of $380 – for damages.
If what happened in Egypt on July 3 was a coup, US aid must be cut off. No one in the White House is using the "c" word.

A Coup by Any Other Name Allows US Aid to Continue

2 Av 5773 – July 8, 2013
While the government lawyers are looking into the matter, the hands on the US aid spigot will ignore the "c" (coup) word, and U.S. aid to Egypt will continue flowing.

Alvin Schiff, Jewish Education Pioneer, Dies

Alvin Schiff, a pioneer in Jewish education and a prolific author, died of unknown causes, Yeshiva University announced Monday. He was in his mid-80s. He...
Claims Conference board chairman Julius Berman

Bitter Dispute over Claims Conference Fraud Report

There’s no peace for the Claims Conference. It is not enough it was caught with defrauding Holocaust funds of $57 million. Two members of the panel that investigated the Conference quit over its report.

Delaware Top Destination for Israeli Firms Incorporating in US

Governor Jack Markell, the only sitting Jewish Governor in the United States, and a delegation of Delaware entrepreneurs and business leaders are visiting Israel...

Hundreds of Chicago Muslims March for Morsi

Hundreds of Chicago Muslims marched in support of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi Sunday and held signs condemning the Egyptian military, the Chicago Tribune...

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