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Palestinians in Ramallah last week celebrated not only the UN General Assembly's upgrading of their status, but their next victory, too.
 

Arabs Stage Mass Protests Same Day Kerry’s Deadline for Talks

Posted on: June 3rd, 2013

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

Leave it to John Kerry and his Foggy Bottom aides to come up with the idea, intentional or not, to make the anniversary of the Six-Day War as the deadline for talks. Instead, Arabs plan mass protest.

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Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner (D, with flag) with potential mayoral candidate, Commissioner Ray Kelly (R).
 

Mayoral Candidates Salute Israel and NY Jews

Posted on: June 3rd, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Mr. Weiner, who is the only Jewish candidate running in the Democratic primary, was cheered by many marchers and onlookers, but many also booed.

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Abbas Replaces American-Backed Fayyad with Fatah Ally

Posted on: June 2nd, 2013

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas finished off his latest swipe at the United States Sunday by appointing a professor, who is a member of his Fatah party, to replace PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad as prime minister of the PA. Fayyad, trained in the United States as en economist, was hand-picked by the Bush administration […]

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Does Judaism have a new future with Google Glasses? Chaim Cohen tries it out..
 

Can Google Glasses Help Your Rabbi Decide if the Etrog is Kosher?

Posted on: June 2nd, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

Let’s say you are a Chabadnik and want someone to try putting on tefillin. He puts on his Google Glass and the blessing flashes before his eyes. But is it kosher?

Nefesh B’Nefesh founders, Tony Gelbart & Rabbi Yehoshua Fass, received honorary doctorates from Yeshiva University.
 

Nefesh B’Nefesh Founders Get YU Honorary Doctorates

Posted on: June 2nd, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelAliyah

“We have been taught to open our eyes and see the myriad number of concerns that need to be addressed and repaired in our community."

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300 housing units in Gilo (in the picture above) and Ramot, two neighborhoods in annexed East Jerusalem, are the current hurdle before the peace process.
 

Kerry Asking Palestinians for an Extension to Revive Talks

Posted on: June 2nd, 2013

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

The PLO will not "offer political concessions in exchange for economic benefits."

The decision to break up the protest came on the fourth day after hundreds set up an encampment associated with the Occupy movement in the Taksim Square Gezi Park.
 

2nd Day of Protest in Turkey Threatening Erdogan’s Regime

Posted on: June 1st, 2013

News & ViewsIslamists

On Saturday night, Prime Minister Erdogan has admitted "some cases" of extreme police action.

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Alice Walker sparred with protesters outside the 92nd Street Y on May 30, 2013, telling them about Israel, "it wasn't your land."
 

Pro-Israel New Yorkers Protest 92nd St Y’s anti-Israel Speaker

Posted on: June 1st, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Richard Allen of JCC Watch said, "There has been a pattern - first with [BDS activist] Roger Waters and now with Alice Walker. All of our efforts to speak with the 92nd Street Y administrators have been met with closed doors, closed ears and closed minds."

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All the Democratic candidates oppose school vouchers.
 

JPress Forum: Metzitzah B’peh, Vouchers, Weiner Charms the Crowd

Posted on: May 31st, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

There are not many issues the Democratic mayoral hopefuls agree on, especially when they are seated at one table.

The Assads and the Putins
 

Report: Russia Stopped Missile Delivery under Israeli Threat of War

Posted on: May 31st, 2013

News & ViewsMiddle EastHezbollah

Putin told Assad Hezbollah's entry into the conflict in Syria is "not helpful."

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World Financial Honchos to Attend $30,000 Bye-Bye Bash to Fischer

Posted on: May 31st, 2013

News & ViewsBusiness and Economy

Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Larry Summers will join several other world financial leaders on June 18 for a $30,000 farewell party for Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer, the Globes business newspaper reported Thursday. Fischer is leaving in the middle of his second term of office after having made aliyah to take the […]

New York mayor Michael Bloomberg
 

Poisoned Letters and Death Threat Sent to Obama and Bloomberg

Posted on: May 31st, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Two deadly weapons are the ricin poison and guns. Two poison letters were sent to Bloomberg and one to Obama. Not by coincidence, both men favor stiff gun control laws.

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File photo of the SEC seal in Washington
 

BDS Movement Suffers Defeat in SEC Divestment Battle

Posted on: May 30th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Shurat HaDin sent a warning letter to TIAA-CREF last month informing its leadership that the boycott resolution was a violation of both federal and New York State law.

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The shape of things to come? Will Republican Ray Kelly debate Democrat Christine Quinn in the mayoral finals?
 

Test Poll: Kelly Would Shake Up Race

Posted on: May 30th, 2013

News & ViewsLocal

Plus bonus video: Anthony Weiner at The Jewish Press Wed. night conference

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Federal Judge Dismisses Alan Gross’ Lawsuit against Government

Posted on: May 29th, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

A federal judge dismissed on Tuesday a lawsuit filed against the U.S. government by Alan Gross, the American-Jewish contractor imprisoned in Cuba since 2009. Judge James Boasberg of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that under federal law, the government cannot be sued for injuries that occurred in another country. Gross […]

Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann is quitting Congress after four terms.
 

Staunch Israel Supporter Rep. Bachmann Calls It Quits

Posted on: May 29th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Michele Bachmann has a lot in common with Sarah Palin – attractive, pro-Israel, a Tea Party darling, candidate for president and a target of media mockery. Soon, like Palin, she will be out of office.

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UAV Kills Taliban Terrorists 4 Days After Obama Limits Drones

Posted on: May 29th, 2013

News & ViewsIslamists

At lest one Taliban terrorist and three others were killed in a drone strike in Pakistasn Wednesday, four days after President Barack Obama declared he would limit the use of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) in order to reduce civilian casualties. The CIA maintained its usual policy of not commenting on specific attacks, but Taliban […]

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A voter telling resurrected mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner what she thinks.
 

The Latest Chatter: Can Weiner Win?

Posted on: May 29th, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

Wednesday Night: The Jewish Press Hosts Mayoral Forum For the Jewish Community

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Not IRS Approved
 

US Treasury Openly Fighting Settlements, Pro-Israel Groups (Video)

Posted on: May 29th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

You'll get a better treatment if you're associated with Hamas than with right-wing issues in Israel.

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Alice Walker, proud demonizer of Israel and leader in the BDSM, is scheduled to speak at the 92nd Street Y in NY on Thursday, May 30
 

92nd St. Y to Embrace Another Israel Hater: Alice Walker

Posted on: May 29th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

In addition to lots of other anti-Israel activity, Alice Walker was front and center with Roger Waters as the two of them attempted to block Carnegie Hall from hosting the Israeli Philharmonic in October, 2012. Now Alice Walker is scheduled to appear at the 92nd Street Y on Thursday, May 30.

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