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Seniors’ Squad Sues U.S. Tennis Association Over Shabbat Scheduling

A seniors’ tennis team from New York is going to a court of law to keep from playing a tournament on Shabbat.

Israeli Technology Helps Secure Statue of Liberty

An Israeli company was chosen to be part of a nine-member team of technology vendors in a digital security system project for the Statue of Liberty National Monument in New York Harbor.

Yair Lapid Tells US Jews They Are Safer than in Israel

Last week in Budapest, Israel’s glamor MK Yair Lapid scolded Israelis for living in Berlin and not in Israel. So what does he say in NY? Israel may be home, but you know, you are much safer if you stay put.

One in Five NY Jews Live in Poverty

A new report shows that 20 percent of Jewish households in the New York metropolitan area are poor, a figure only marginally lower than...

Flood of Chabad Outreach After Sandy

Despite damage and loss of power, Chabad rabbis in areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy are redoubling their efforts to reach out in their communities and provide a helping hand to Jews in need.

El Al Cancels 3 Flights to NY

Due to Hurricane Sandy, El Al has canceled 3 flights to New York. Flights 001, 027, and 007 (Tuesday) have been canceled, as well as...

The Most Impressive First Name

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik opened his Shabbos Shuva drasha as follows: I flew to Tampa, Florida a few weeks ago for the Republican National Convention. When I arrived, I was escorted into a large room where all the Convention speakers of the day gathered along with Congressman, Senators, Governors and other politicians.

Anti-Semitic Attack in Monticello, NY, Bakery

Customers at a Hasidic bakery were accosted by two men who yelled ethnic slurs at the them and attempted to run them over with their car.

Broader Lessons from Genetic Studies of the Ashkenazi Jewish Population

This year marks the 80th anniversary of the influential paper published by a Mount Sinai physician, Dr. Burrill Crohn, and his colleagues that for the first time characterized a disease associated with severe inflammation of the intestine. Patients with what was later named Crohn’s disease develop diarrhea, fever, stomach pain, and often lose weight. Crohn’s is now classified as an autoimmune condition in which the immune system attacks its own healthy tissue in the gastrointestinal tract, causing chronic inflammation. It affects young individuals, and, even though it is not curable, it can be treated and controlled by medications and surgery.

US Jewish Leaders to Netanyahu: Embrace Levy Recommendations, Legalize Outposts

More than sixty-five American Jewish leaders urged Netanyahu to adopt Levy's findings that the “settlements” in Judea and Samaria are legal.

Menifa – Completion of The School Year

“You have all been through a long and difficult journey,” belted Rafi to the group of twenty-five boys at the end-of-year ceremony for Menifa’s Lech Lecha program in Gilo. “I remember the falls and climbs you each experienced.”

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