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Yale Elects First-Ever Israeli Student Union President

9 Iyyar 5773 – April 18, 2013
Yale University students have Jerusalem-born native Daniel Avraham as the first Israeli president of the Student Union. Avraham, a 24-year-old sophomore, learned at the Gymnasia...

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Peter Vallone, Jr. Visits The Jewish Press

8 Iyyar 5773 – April 17, 2013
Peter Vallone Jr., the frontrunner in the Queens Borough President’s race this fall, met last week with the editorial board of The Jewish Press at the newspaper’s Boro Park office. Vallone, a city councilman representing Astoria, Queens, touted his strong backgrounds in both public safety and running a small business, as well as his being a longtime supporter of Israel and of more funding and benefits for private schools.

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New Jersey Bible Quiz Co-Champion

Fifteen-year-old Yishai Eisenberg of Passaic, N.J., and a Beit Shemesh high school student were the first-ever co-champions in the International Bible Quiz held in...
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Gaza Arabs Celebrate Boston Marathon Attack with Dance, Candies

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Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss)

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Sixteen Israelis Ran in Bombed-Boston Marathon

6 Iyyar 5773 – April 16, 2013
Sixteen Israelis ran in Monday’s terror-ridden Boston marathon, but none of them were wounded in the twin bombings. Tzviki Bronstein, 57, flew to Boston to...
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Victim being treated after Boston marathon terror bomb blast.

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