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Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler
 

Nadler Slams GOP over Churches, Synagogues Disaster Relief

Posted on: February 28th, 2013

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The Orthodox Union’s Institute for Public Affairs and the National Council of Young Israel asked constituents to support the bill.

Livni and Feiglin
 

Feiglin: When I am Prime Minister, Livni Will Be in Opposition

Posted on: February 27th, 2013

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Feiglin finally is a Knesset Member after years of trying, but he is looking at the future. He told a Queens dinner, “When I am Prime Minister, God willing, Tzipi Livni will not be in my government.”

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Former Columbia University Medical Center Employees File Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

Posted on: February 27th, 2013

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In 2010, three employees were fired by the Radiation Safety Office at Columbia University Medical Center in a departmental reorganization. All three are Jewish, with beards and yarmulkes, and were between the ages of 57-65. Now each of the three men are suing on grounds of religious and age discrimination.

Vice President Joe Biden in his outer West Wing office at the White House.
 

VP Biden Confirmed for AIPAC Speech as Iran Nukes Heat Up

Posted on: February 27th, 2013

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President Obama will visit Israel later this month and will, therefore, skip the AIPAC meeting this year.

Frank Meeink
 

Reformed Skinhead Sharing his Antisemitic Past

Posted on: February 27th, 2013

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"I did not know any Jewish people in my life, so it was so easy for me to consider all the stereotypes I heard."

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CHUCK Hagel
 

Despite Flaws, Missteps, Ineptitude, Hagel Will Get Defense UPDATE

Posted on: February 26th, 2013

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Last week, 15 Republican senators sent a letter to the president asking him to withdraw the Hagel nomination.

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Will there be a supply of matzoh at the seder table in Nepal this year?
 

Gentile Prisoners Suddenly Become Jewish for Kosher Food

Posted on: February 26th, 2013

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Pennsylvania prisoners say they are Jewish simply because they want kosher food, which inflates the prison budget. Passover solve the problem when the inmates discover they can’t eat “kitniyot.”

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Qatari Rich Guy Secretly Weds Janet Jackson

Posted on: February 26th, 2013

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Singer Janet Jackson has secretly married Qatari millionaire businessman Wissam Al Mana, who is nine years younger than her twice-married 46-year-old wife and probably richer by a few hundred million or so, not that she lacks anything. Their announcement spoiled the gossip media’s hopes of covering an expected gala $20 million wedding in the near […]

New Yorkers munch on kosher barbeque.
 

Kosher Barbeque a Smoking Hot Fad in New York

Posted on: February 26th, 2013

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His 2-ton wood-burning “HaKodesh Barbeque” provides “pop-up” barbeques, complete with a dining tent, bales of hay and country music.

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US Appeals to Israel and PA to Cool Off

Posted on: February 26th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

The United States is appealing to Israel and the Palestinian Authority to restrain from stoking the coals as riots threaten to escalate violence throughout Israel, less than a month before President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit. US State Dept. deputy spokesman Patrick Ventrell told reporters on Monday, “We call on Israelis and Palestinians to […]

 

Adelson Sues Wall Street Journal Reporter for Libel

Posted on: February 26th, 2013

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Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson sued a Wall Street Journal reporter for libel for calling him “foul-mouthed.” The lawsuit filed last Friday seeks “damages, including aggravated, exemplary and special damages,” for a December article co-written by Kate O’Keeffe. Only O’Keefe is named in the suit, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. “We will vigorously defend Ms. […]

Dov Hikind in his black basketball costume for Purim - fun or offensive?
 

Hikind Defends His Blackface Hoop Player Purim Shtick

Posted on: February 25th, 2013

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Is a Purim costume of a stereotyped black basketball player a racist slur, especially when a Jewish politician is behind the mask? NY legislator Hikind says it was “lots of fun.” No offense intended.

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Detroit Jewish Leader on Pro-Nazi and Convicted Killer’s Hit List

Posted on: February 25th, 2013

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The FBI warned the head of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit that his name was on the hit list of a convicted killer and neo-Nazi sympathizer. Scott Kaufman, CEO of the Detroit federation, was told last week that his name was on a list in a notebook kept by a Toledo man who was […]

 

US Orthodox Jews Find Bugs in Nutrition Agenda

Posted on: February 25th, 2013

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The federal government says spinach is so healthy that schools will lose their eligibility for funding if the Popeye favorite is not served, but some orthodox schools say the rule is full of bugs – literally. Several orthodox Jewish groups have asked the US Dept. of Agriculture to choose substitutes for leafy green vegetables that […]

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Pollard may be gumming up the works for Obama and Kerry by refusing to attend a parole hearing after a deal was proposed to free him if Israel. releases terrorists.
 

Pollard Petition Gets More than 60,000 Signatures

Posted on: February 25th, 2013

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The goal is 100,000.

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Montage of Obama at Western Wall in 2008 and Al Aqsa mosque.
 

Arab PR Stunt Tells Obama How to Enter Temple Mount Mosque

Posted on: February 25th, 2013

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The chances of Obama visiting the Al Aqsa mosque on the Temple Mount are the same as his praying at the Kotel – zero - but Arabs pulled a PR stunt Sunday warning him how to enter when he visits.

 

Rabbi Lau to Obama: God Sent You to White House; Send Pollard Home

Posted on: February 24th, 2013

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Former Israeli Chief Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau wrote President Barack Obama  that God, via the American people, “appointed you…President of the United States,”  and that as a defender of freedom, he should release Jonathan Pollard from prison more than 28 years. Rabbi Lau quoted from chapter 14 in the First Book of Samuel, which refers […]

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House Subcommittee to Meet on ‘Worsening Anti-Semitism’

Posted on: February 24th, 2013

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The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee on human rights will convene a hearing on anti-Semitism Wednesday, saying it is worsening, especially in Europe. “It is getting demonstrably worse all over the world, but especially Europe,” said Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.), who is chairman of the subcommittee and also co-chairs the U.S. Helsinki […]

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Sen. Kerry meeting with Qatari Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani in 2010.
 

Kerry Sets Out to Fix the World

Posted on: February 24th, 2013

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John Kerry is off and flying to beat Hillary Clinton’s “Around the World 90 Times” gig with a nine-country tip in 11 days as he tries to fix the world. Israel is not on the list.

 

Huckabee Compares Abortion with Holocaust

Posted on: February 24th, 2013

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Evangelist and former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, speaking at a “Celebrate Life” forum at a Iowa church Saturday, described abortion in the United States as an “incredible holocaust of our own” by having killed approximately  55 million embryos. He said he was shocked at last year’s Democratic National Convention, where “speaker after speaker” said that […]

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