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Luncheon Honors Wallenberg And L.A. Residents

9 Av 5772 – July 27, 2012
Both houses of Congress unanimously passed bills awarding World War II hero, Raoul Wallenberg, with the country’s highest civilian honor, the Congressional Gold Medal, in recognition of his heroism in saving 100,000 Jews during the waning days of the Holocaust. The legislation is expected to be signed by President Barack Obama shortly.

Three Reasons To Buy Dividend-Paying Stocks

28 Tammuz 5772 – July 18, 2012
Have you thought about investing in dividend-paying stocks? As the name suggests, these are stocks that pay out a certain percentage of the company’s earnings as a dividend periodically (usually quarterly) to the investor. Recently, dividend-paying stocks have received a good press in publications such as The Wall Street Journal. Have you considered why dividend-paying stocks might be good for you?

Nadler Pushes to Keep Families Seated Together on Commercial Flights

23 Tammuz 5772 – July 12, 2012
Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, introduced legislation to help keep families seated together on commercial...

Swiss Politician Wants ‘Kristallnacht for Mosques’

8 Tammuz 5772 – June 28, 2012
Alexander Müller has resigned from the Swiss People’s Party after a tweet sent from his account called for a repeat of the Night of the Broken Glass, this time targeting Muslims. His tweet read: “Maybe we need another Kristallnacht… this time for mosques.”

Israeli Navy Captures Palestinian Smugglers Vessel

25 Sivan 5772 – June 15, 2012
The Israeli Navy captured a Palestinian fishing vessel engaged in illegal smuggling travelling towards the Gaza Strip on Wednesday. No weapons were discovered on...

Arizona Jewish family, Israeli Wife, in Murder-Suicide

17 Sivan 5772 – June 7, 2012
Police have identified a Jewish family from Tempe, Ariz., the Butwins, as the subjects of a suspected murder-suicide. Police said that James Butwin, a board...

Toronto Islamic School Closed over Anti-Semitic Teachings

26 Iyyar 5772 – May 18, 2012
A Toronto Islamic school has lost the right to use a public school building for its classes after anti-Semitic teachings were discovered in its...

No American Aid For Governments That Embrace Iran

25 Iyyar 5772 – May 16, 2012
Last year’s Arab Spring is quickly becoming an Islamic Spring, with dire consequences for Israel. Israel, already surrounded by enemies, now faces a newly empowered Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt to the west and a wave of new protests and opposition tactics in Jordan to the east. To the north, Iran’s regional proxy, Syria – along with its allies in Hizbullah – continues to suppress its people, contributing to destabilization just across the Golan Heights.

DC Hebrew-Language Charter School Approved, Arabic School Rejected

3 Iyyar 5772 – April 25, 2012
A Hebrew-language charter school was approved in Washington, DC, and is scheduled to open for the 2013-14 term. An Arabic-language charter school also under review...

Baltimore Brothers Face 13 Years for Assaulting Black Teen

1 Iyyar 5772 – April 23, 2012
Brothers Eliyahu and Avi Werdeseheim are being charged with second-degree assault, false imprisonment and carrying a deadly weapon in the beating of a black...

How The Academic Left Came To Hate Israel

27 Nisan 5772 – April 18, 2012
On campuses today Israel is regularly, though falsely, condemned for being created “illegally” – through the “theft” of Palestinian lands and property – and thus has no “right to exist.”

Three Females Among IDF Naval Officer Course Graduates

29 Adar 5772 – March 22, 2012
This week the 124th class of IDF Naval Officers, including three women, completed their training and were stationed on deck Israeli Navy vessels. While most IDF women serve only two years, these three officers have already served through the 36-month naval officers' course, as graduates will be required to sign up for at least an extra 16 months.

A Landscape Transformed Orthodoxy and America’s Elite Universities

30 Shevat 5772 – February 22, 2012
“Rabbi, did you ever think you would see this day?” It was 1971, and the university official who asked this question was inviting the rabbi to the dedication of the kosher dining room in Stevenson Hall on the campus of Princeton University.

Letter to New Israel Fund Board on Adalah participation in Apartheid Week

16 Shevat 5772 – February 8, 2012
NGO Monitor President calls on New Israel Fund to immediately and publicly condemn and disassociate from NIF grantee Adalah.

Proud To Be An American

3 Tevet 5772 – December 28, 2011
When I was young, my father, like many of his generation, frequently remarked that America was the greatest country in the world. He was an immigrant who lost almost his entire family in the Holocaust. He came here with nothing and earned everything. He treasured his American citizenship, guarding his citizenship papers like others would guard heirloom silver.

Nefesh Conference Nourishes Mind, Body And Soul

19 Kislev 5772 – December 14, 2011
As we become more aware of and willing to face the various maladies of a psychological nature that face us as a community, we also become more concerned about who is treating us.

Kashering Meat

29 Tishri 5772 – October 26, 2011
Strolling around an antique shop in Pennsylvania’s Dutch Country, I was reunited with many of the items that inhabited my mother’s kitchen. There was a scrubbing board and a metal oval-shaped tub with which one would scrub and wash clothes and a ringer through which one would dry them. I also saw a charred metal grate that reminded me of the one my mother used to kasher pieces of liver.

Quick Takes: News You May Have Missed

20 Tishri 5772 – October 18, 2011
Who's Behind TheAnti-Wall Street Protests? A public relations firm closely partnered with the George Soros-funded Tides Foundation represented last week's newsmaking anti-Wall Street march past...

‘Mancation’ In Cincinnati

14 Tishri 5772 – October 12, 2011
Two months ago I told you about my "Mancation" (men only, we visit different cities, check out a ballgame and the shuls, etc.).

Crossword Puzzle – Suits

28 Sivan 5771 – June 30, 2011
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