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US Supreme Court Orders State Dept. to List Jerusalem, Israel, in American Passports

4 Nisan 5772 – March 26, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday on the case of Zivotofsky v. Clinton, a suit in which Naomi and Ari Zivotofsky are challenging the way the State Department may list the birthplace of their son, nine-year-old Menachem. The State Department decided that little Menachem's US passport should show Jerusalem as his birth place, without an accompanying country.

The Rose Nomination

28 Adar 5772 – March 21, 2012
It has largely passed under the radar screen, but Stephanie Rose, who was the deputy chief of the criminal division in the U.S. attorney’s office in northern Iowa at the time of the Agriprocessors immigration and Rubashkin prosecutions, has been nominated by President Obama to be a federal judge.

US Court Rejects Rabbi Milton Balkany’s Appeal from Prison

26 Adar 5772 – March 20, 2012
The US Second Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously rejected Rabbi Milton Balkany's claim that jurors should have been allowed to consider if he was...

Lubavitch Going to Federal Court on Connecticut Synagogue Application Denial

24 Adar 5772 – March 18, 2012
The Hartford Courant reports that Chabad Lubavitch of Litchfield County has filed notice in federal court appealing a federal judge's dismissal in February of...

A Step Backwards: Disturbing Changes to the NY State Medicaid Waiver in the Works

Fundamental and far-reaching changes are coming that will have a profound effect on every individual in New York State who receives services under the current system for caring for individuals with developmental disabilities.

The Obama Birth Control Imbroglio

23 Shevat 5772 – February 15, 2012
In many respects President Obama’s imposition of a federal mandate calling for free contraception and certain abortion procedures on demand – and the uproar it has caused – is emblematic of the problems inherent in the way he sees his role.

‘I Will Absolutely Fight For You’: An Interview With Would-Be State Senate Candidate David...

10 Tevet 5772 – January 4, 2012
If the stars are aligned in his favor, attorney David Storobin will become the first immigrant from the former Soviet Union to serve as a New York state senator.

Primary Elections Controversy

26 Kislev 5772 – December 21, 2011
Federal law now ensures that overseas military personnel and other citizens have the right to request, receive and return absentee ballots for federal elections on a timely basis. In particular, states are required to get absentee ballots out to those qualifying at least 45 days before the Nov. 6 general election next year.

Major Islamic Charity Chiefs’ Convictions of Hamas Support Upheld

12 Kislev 5772 – December 8, 2011
Five leaders of an Islamic charity convicted of using the organization as a means of funneling money and supplies to Hamas were denied an appeal by a US federal appeals court on Wednesday.

America Can Prosecute Terrorists Freed By Israel

15 Heshvan 5772 – November 12, 2011
On August 9, 2001, Ahlam Tamimi, a member of Hamas, drove a suicide bomber to the Sbarro restaurant in the heart of Jerusalem, where the bomber blew himself up, killing 15 people including Judy Greenbaum, an American citizen from New Jersey.

Jewish Groups Grapple With Expected Cuts In Funding

3 Av 5771 – August 3, 2011
WASHINGTON - Even before the debt deal was signed Tuesday in Washington, U.S. Jewish groups and recipients of government largesse were asking the same question: Who's going to get cut?

Stephen Solarz: The Jewish Constituent’s Best Friend

1 Tevet 5771 – December 8, 2010
Congress has never seen a better friend of the observant Jewish community than Stephen Solarz, who died of esophageal cancer on the 22nd of Kislev. Yonoson Rosenblum's recently published biography of Rabbi Moshe Sherer describes Solarz as an "invaluable ally" for many Agudath Israel projects and there are 20 references to Solarz in the book's index.

The Third Oldest Profession

10 Kislev 5771 – November 17, 2010
e Jewish world was rocked last week by still another scandal, one so twisted and nefarious that it simply defies belief.

Innovation: Improving Medicine And The Economy

25 Av 5770 – August 4, 2010
The federal government just announced that the nation's unemployment rate is still hovering around 10 percent. Voters have seized on this news by demanding that their leaders find a way to drive that number down.

It’s My Opinion: Freedom

17 Av 5770 – July 28, 2010
A boat was intercepted in the Florida Straits on July 13. A surveillance plane spotted the vessel and directed the U.S. Coast Guard to intervene. The boat held a passenger who had fled the island of Cuba.He was parched and exhaustedand was said to have been adrift for weeks. Rescuers were shocked to see that the seven-foot craft was made of Styrofoam.

One Standard Of Justice?

10 Av 5770 – July 21, 2010
A front-page story in The New York Timesof July 10 reported that federal immigration authorities in the Obama administration have adopted a "new strategy" to replace the military-style raids that were conducted in the Bush years to find and arrest illegal aliens.

Rubashkin’s Reputation

28 Sivan 5770 – June 9, 2010
Almost a quarter of a century ago Raymond Donovan, secretary of labor in the Reagan administration, was acquitted by a jury of larceny and fraud charges. His reaction, as quoted in the next day's news stories, was, "Where do I go now to get my reputation back?"

The Obama Plan: Raising “Palestine” Upon The Corpse Of Israel (Part II)

1 Kislev 5770 – November 18, 2009
After Palestine, conditions in the Middle East would be markedly less favorable to both Israel and the United States. The only credible way for Israel to deter large-scale conventional attacks following Palestinian statehood would be by maintaining visible and increasingly large-scale conventional capabilities. Naturally, enemy states contemplating first-strike attacks upon Israel using chemical and/or biological weapons would be apt to take more seriously Israel's nuclear deterrent. Whether or not this nuclear deterrent had remained undisclosed (the so-called "bomb in the basement") could also affect Israel's deterrent credibility and, thereby, U.S. security.

A School’s Historic Kiddush Hashem

19 Iyyar 5769 – May 13, 2009
On March 27, before a huge crowd in Boston's historic Faneuil Hall, the mock trial team of Boston's Maimonides School won the championship for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and became eligible to compete in the national competition scheduled for Atlanta on May 8 and 9.

It’s My Opinion: Civility

8 Adar 5769 – March 4, 2009
Florida Governor, Charlie Crist, seems to be delighted with federal stimulus money given to the state. However, other Florida officials are not so comfortable with the windfall. They warn of long-term consequences to the short-term solution.

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