A Jewish organization creates unforgettable summer experiences for special needs kids and their parents.
Posted on: October 17th, 2012News & Views → Local
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.
Posted on: October 17th, 2012News & Views → US
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?
Posted on: October 17th, 2012News & Views
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, 2012Sections → Business/Finance
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.
Posted on: October 15th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
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.
Posted on: October 14th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Arlen Specter, U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania 1961 - 2011, has died. Specter was 82 years old. Specter is survived by his wife, Joan, his son Stephen, his son Shanin, daughter-in-law Tracey, and 5 granddaughters. Specter was Jewish and over his lifetime belonged to several different synagogues. His granddaughters all attended a Conservative Jewish day school in the Philadelphia suburbs.
Posted on: October 14th, 2012News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
In an effort to nudge New York Jewish students and young professionals considering aliyah to take the plunge, Nefesh B’Nefesh and the Jewish Agency for Israel will be hosting a special conference at the UJA-Federation of new York in Manhattan on October 21.
Posted on: October 14th, 2012News & Views
Sixty years after Perry Brickman was thrown out of Emory University’s dental school simply for being Jewish, the retired oral surgeon from Atlanta went back to the school on Wednesday to receive an official apology.
Posted on: October 14th, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Iran
“Barak gave preference to political considerations over national ones," Yaalon charged, appearing at the "Shabbat Culture" event in Ramat Gan. "He pulled us up a tree, and at the last minute presented himself as a moderate and ran away.” The Defense Minister’s Independence Party reacted to Yaalon's accusations saying that “the Likud primaries are forcing Yaalon to come up with pathetic statements.”
Posted on: October 14th, 2012News & Views
Brooklyn’s hometown girl wowed fans at Barclays Center during her “Back to Brooklyn” tour.
Posted on: October 12th, 2012News & Views → Media
The most effective punches by Republican VP challenger, Congressman Paul Ryan, came in the first few minutes of Thursday night's debate, over the murder of U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens. He was correct on the facts – the Administration was concealing the truth about the attack on our Benghazi consulate. Biden was thrown off by Ryan's aggressive opener, and mumbled something about the White House following whatever information Intelligence was passing over. But, alas, Ryan was unable to hone his quick advantage into a devastating punch that could, possibly, leave his opponent staggering for the remaining 80 minutes or so.
Posted on: October 11th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Another participant in the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany scandal has admitted her role in that $57 million scheme to approve nearly 5,000 fraudulent applications, resulting in pay-outs to applicants who did not qualify for the programs.
Posted on: October 7th, 2012News & Views
The United States is imposing financial penalties on two Lebanese charities that raise money for Hamas.
Posted on: October 4th, 2012News & Views
An American Jewish Committee survey of Jewish voters in Ohio, a battleground state, has the community favoring President Obama in similar numbers to polls elsewhere.
Posted on: October 4th, 2012News & Views → Media
Patiently, with a good-sport's smile, without a hint of anger, Romney sought time and again to correct Obama's distortions of his program.
Posted on: October 3rd, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
In North Carolina, where President Obama was starting to open a lead over Republican presidential candidate Romney, the two are now tied according to recent polls, with each candidate's lead falling within the margin of error. Until the end of the summer, North Carolina was considered a red or red-leaning state, and the fact that Obama was pulling ahead there marked the lowest point for Romney.
Posted on: October 3rd, 2012News & Views → Global → Europe
He is not a scholar. He has been involved with the Muslim Public Affairs Council since its founding in 1986. He blamed Israel for 9/11.
Posted on: September 30th, 2012News & Views → Islamists
These new regulations were announced on Thursday, just three days after the American Freedom Defense Initiative ads were put up with court approval.
Posted on: September 30th, 2012News & Views → Israel
Seventy percent of Americans view Israel favorably, according to a survey conducted by the Foreign Policy Initiative.
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