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Tens of Thousands in J’slm for Annual Passover Birkat Kohanim Blessing at Western Wall

Tens of Thousands in J’slm for Annual Passover Birkat Kohanim Blessing at Western Wall

Tens of thousands of Jews visited the Western Wall (Kotel)  on Monday morning, April 25th for the annual and traditional Birkat Kohanim (Priestly Blessing) ceremony in honor of Chol HaMoed Pesach (Passover).  The Kotel Plaza morphed into a sea of hum...

Rabbis Rally for Leniency in Silver’s Sentencing; Wife Cites His Poor Health

Rabbis Rally for Leniency in Silver’s Sentencing; Wife Cites His Poor Health

Less than two weeks before Sheldon Silver is scheduled to be sentenced for his conviction ...

Report: Top City Officials Wanted to Undo LES Nursing Home “Flip” Deal

Report: Top City Officials Wanted to Undo LES Nursing Home “Flip” Deal

As evidence  unfolds in the case of the nursing home consortium known as The Allure Group ...

New York City Gives Pro-Terror Palestinian Activist $500,000

New York City Gives Pro-Terror Palestinian Activist $500,000

Close ally of de Blasio gets funding after promoting 'courageous' rock-throwing terror aga...

With 5 Ex-Wives and a Tarnished Rep, Hamptons Rabbi Schneier Resigns Amid Controversy

With 5 Ex-Wives and a Tarnished Rep, Hamptons Rabbi Schneier Resigns Amid Controversy

In the aftermath of Rabbi Marc Schneier’s resignation from his longtime position as spirit...

 

Baruch College Changes Time of 2016 Graduation to Accommodate Sabbath Observers

In response to a growing controversy about a graduation date scheduling conflict that would have prevented Orthodox Jewish students from attending,  it appears that New Y...

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Sholem Aleichim Remembered on 100th Yortsayt at YIVO Exhibit

Sholem Aleichim Remembered on 100th Yortsayt at YIVO Exhibit

In commemoration of Sholem Aleichem’s hundredth yortsayt, YIVO will be opening an exhibition of Sholem Aleichem materials featuring the newly acquired Sholem Aleichem Fam...

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Court Accepts Charges Against Brazil Banker Joseph Safra

Court Accepts Charges Against Brazil Banker Joseph Safra

A Brazilian federal court has accepted charges filed by prosecutors against banking tycoon Joseph Safra for allegedly agreeing to pay more than $4 million in bribes to ta...

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Cruz Proposes Bill to Label Brotherhood, CAIR as Terror Orgs

Cruz Proposes Bill to Label Brotherhood, CAIR as Terror Orgs

'We have to stop pretending that the Brotherhood are not responsible for the terrorism they advocate and finance,' said Cruz.

In what may be a seminal moment in the fight ...

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Jewish Students Take Charge and ‘Unite4Purpose’ at Binghamton U.

Jewish Students Take Charge and ‘Unite4Purpose’ at Binghamton U.

Hundreds probe Jewish issues and identity as part of year-long Hakhel project

Like most pilot projects, there was no guarantee that it would get off the ground. But not on...

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How to Relieve Your Symptoms this Allergy Season

How to Relieve Your Symptoms this Allergy Season

Maimonides Expert Offers Tips for Coping with Allergies

The start of Spring is often the onset of seasonal allergies and bothersome symptoms. Dr. Michael Marcus, Director ...

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Release of Classified Pages on Foreign 9/11 Support Imminent

Release of Classified Pages on Foreign 9/11 Support Imminent

Nearly 15 years after terrorists hijacked four passenger jets and crashed them into the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon outside Washington, D.C., and a farm ...

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Hillary and Israel – A Bi-Polar Relationship

Hillary and Israel – A Bi-Polar Relationship

With Hillary's resounding Democrat primary win in New York, three obvious conclusions may be drawn: She will be the Democrat candidate for president, many Jews of that pa...

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Passover Cakes, Cookies and Ice Cream

Passover Cakes, Cookies and Ice Cream

You can’t pass over these delicious desserts.

Cakes, cookies, ice cream bars, all perfect for Passover. These delicious desserts are perfect for a sweet ending to a great ...

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Hundreds to Get the Axe at the New York Times Later This Year

Hundreds to Get the Axe at the New York Times Later This Year

Later this year, the New York Times Co. plans to lay off a few hundred employees, according to The Post.

Sources told The Post that the management team of the Times’ Chair...

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Where UNESCO and ISIS Converge

Where UNESCO and ISIS Converge

Last month, UNESCO’s director general Irina Bokova issued a statement congratulating Russian- backed Syrian forces for liberating the ancient city of Palmyra from Islamic...

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Pesach Thoughts - It didn't work ! Or did it?

Pesach Thoughts - It didn't work ! Or did it?

During one of our classes in the weeks prior to Pesach, we were discussing the shiur or the amount of matzah one is required to eat at each of three points in the Seder. ...

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Let My People Hike: Huge Numbers of Israelis Tour the Land for Passover

Let My People Hike: Huge Numbers of Israelis Tour the Land for Passover

Many thousands of Israelis took advantage of the beautiful Passover weather—and fought through nasty traffic—to hike in Israel’s ancient landmarks, parks, and nature rese...

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Travel to Upstate NY: The Oldest Synagogue in the State Awaits You

Travel to Upstate NY: The Oldest Synagogue in the State Awaits You

The city of Troy, NY (population 50,129), is just a few miles upriver from the state capital of Albany and is known as the birthplace of Sam Wilson, a meatpacker on whom ...

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The Big Turkish Lie: 'There Is No Anti-Semitism in Turkey' – Part 2

The Big Turkish Lie: 'There Is No Anti-Semitism in Turkey' – Part 2

Many Turks today under the current Islamist government do not even feel the need to hide their Jew-hating, racist views either on the internet or in their everyday lives....

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Chelsea Soccer Team Has No Fears about Playing In Israel: Coach

Chelsea Soccer Team Has No Fears about Playing In Israel: Coach

Chelsea soccer coach Jose Mourinho told reporters Monday, November 23, that his team had no concerns over travelling to Israel for Tuesday's Champions League match agains...

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Scientists Reveal Jewish History's Forgotten Turkish Roots

Scientists Reveal Jewish History's Forgotten Turkish Roots

Israeli-born geneticist believes the Turkish villages of Iskenaz, Eskenaz and Ashanaz were part of the original homeland for Ashkenazic Jews

New research suggests that the...

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New or Forthcoming Books on the Supreme Court

New or Forthcoming Books on the Supreme Court

If you are a Supreme Court watcher, several new or forthcoming books will be of special interest to you. Coming next month will be a book (his ninth) by Justice Stephen B...

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South Florida Village is the First to Pass Anti-BDS Ordinance

South Florida Village is the First to Pass Anti-BDS Ordinance

After two public readings, the Village Council of Bal Harbour unanimously passed an ordinance prohibiting the Village from contracting with any business unless the contra...

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Make the Omer Count

Make the Omer Count

Instead of counting "down" toward the big day, we count "up" from one to 50. Why?

The Jewish people left Egypt on Passover, and 50 days later (on the holiday of Shavuot) r...

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State Department Office Removed Benghazi Files After Congressional Subpoena

State Department Office Removed Benghazi Files After Congressional Subpoena

Release of records delayed over a year due to removal

State Department officials removed files from the secretary’s office related to the Benghazi attack in Libya and tran...

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