Student Union opens ‘hasbara’ room in effort to fill public diplomacy vacuum.
Question: What’s on your summer reading list?
I’m a little worried that voters will start doubting my military service much as they did that of Bush and Kerry when they were running for office. I’m taking the pre-emptive move of reading The American Civil War: A Hands On History by Christopher J. Olsen so that I can verify to the American public my exact whereabouts and actions during that war.
– Sen. John McCain, presumptive GOP presidential nominee
The public is already aware of my captivating rhetoric skills, but what troubles me is the accusation that due to my privileged background I can be snobbish and standoffish. Now that Hillary Clinton and I are campaigning together, this is a good opportunity to showcase my interpersonal skills. Of course this will take major effort on my part so I’m reading Working Relationships: The Simple Truth About Getting Along with Friends and Foes at Work by Bob Wall because “Yes I can!
– Sen. Barack Obama, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee
WWE Smackdown! Shut Your Mouth by Bryan Stratton. I love the smell of victory and the kill of the fight no matter if it’s in a courtroom or in a wrestling ring. There’s something about pounding down your opponents until they shrivel up and cry that just makes for a relaxing summer read while sipping lemonade at the beach.
– Gloria Allred, feminist attorney
– Ehud Olmert, Israeli prime minister
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“You Touro graduates are automatically soldiers in [Israel’s] struggle, and we count on you,” Rothstein told the graduates.
The lemonana was something else. Never had we seen a green drink look so enticing.
With the recent kidnapping by the Hamas and the barbaric murder of three children – Gilad Shaar, Eyal Yifrach and Naftali Frankel, we believe that the best answer to honor the memory of those murdered is to continue building those very communities – large and small – that our enemies are trying to destroy.
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While Lipman comes from an ultra-Orthodox background and is an Orthodox rabbi, he offers a breath of fresh air when he suggests that “polarization caused by extremism and isolationism in the religious community may be the greatest internal threat to the future of the Jewish people”
The Joys of Yiddish, Leo Rosten defines a mentch as “someone to admire and emulate, someone of noble character.”
Certainly today’s communication via e-mail, Facebook, Twitter and the like, including the ubiquitous Whatsapp, has reduced the need to talk with people and communicate at length.
These two special women utilized their incredibly painful experience as an opportunity to assist others.
Maybe we don’t have to lose that growth and unity that we have achieved, especially with the situation in Eretz Yisrael right now.
Sleepily, I watched him kissing Mai’s chubby thighs.
Wouldn’t it be great if you had a chavrusa working with you, guiding and helping you in your work environment?
The Jewish Press recently sat down with Chaya Lipschutz, a Brooklyn woman who saved the life of a stranger.
In the past, people used to turn to coffee or orange juice to get through a midday slump, but today, many are turning to power and energy drinks for a quicker and longer-lasting jolt. The power drink industry is booming with projected sales of $9 billion and no sign of slowing down anytime soon.
Every week nearly three million viewers tune into the Bravo cable channel to watch the hit reality franchise “The Real Housewives” – several shows that follow the lives of affluent housewives and professional women residing in several American metropolitan areas (“The Real Housewives of New York,” “The Real Housewives of Los Angeles,” of Miami, of Atlanta, etc.).
Not too many Jewish World War II survivors from Germany can say that they had the distinction of being both interned in a concentration camp and liberating the captives in that same camp. Erwin Weinberg did just that.
Recently I had the opportunity to spend some times with Bernard (Bernie) Walz and get a glimpse of his war experiences.
As I approached the home of Irving and Miriam Borenstein in the Mill Basin section of Brooklyn, two things became clear: the pride they feel at being Jewish and their joy at living in America. On their front lawn are large American and Israeli flags with a plaque in front which reads:
Never forget the six million murdered in the Holocaust and the three thousand murdered on 9/11.
May G-d remember them for the good with the other righteous of the world.
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