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Seder Table:  A Kabbalistic Perspective A deeper look at matzah, karpas, charoset and more

Seder Table: A Kabbalistic Perspective A deeper look at matzah, karpas, charoset and more

We call the night's events by the word Seder, which means order. But why is it that everything the Haggadah describes about the Jewish people's deliverance from Egypt – such as the Ten Plagues and the Splitting of the Sea – is anything but natural an...

JCRC Gala Dinner Honors Sharri Berg, Gary Jacob and Elizabeth L.Velez

JCRC Gala Dinner Honors Sharri Berg, Gary Jacob and Elizabeth L.Velez

On the evening of April 2nd, the New York City social scene was a buzz as over 600 people ...

Is Israel Isolated???

Is Israel Isolated???

According to Secretary John Kerry, "if we do not resolve the issues between Palestinians a...

TV Icon Barbara Walters Announces Retirement From “The View”

TV Icon Barbara Walters Announces Retirement From “The View”

Television legend and icon Barbara Walters has announced that her final day as a co-host o...

Walmart Heiress May Buy Bronfman's Co-Op for $70 M

Walmart Heiress May Buy Bronfman's Co-Op for $70 M

The rumor mill is all a buzz that Wal-Mart heiress Alice Walton is the buyer who plunked d...

 

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's "Ghetto Tango"

National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's

Music of the Underground Cabarets at Museum of Jewish Heritage

On Sunday, May 4, at 2:30 p.m. The National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene will once again co-present the accl...

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$20 Million Raised at FIDF Glittering Gala at Waldorf Astoria; Record Crowd of 1400 Attend

$20 Million Raised at FIDF Glittering Gala at Waldorf Astoria; Record Crowd of 1400 Attend

The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) National New York City Gala Dinner was held on Tuesday evening, March 11th at the famed Waldorf Astoria Hotel, where more ...

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As April 15th Approaches: Tax Breaks That Many Overlook

As April 15th Approaches: Tax Breaks That Many Overlook

It’s that dreaded time of year again, tax season. The April 15 deadline is quickly approaching and here are a few tax breaks that many taxpayers overlook which can help k...

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Israel Banks On 10 More Years of US Military Aid

Israel Banks On 10 More Years of US Military Aid

Despite misgivings over President Obama’s Mideast agenda and deep-rooted doubts about his ability to prevent a nuclear-armed Iran, the Israeli government is taking the US...

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Stern College Student Named Goldwater Scholar

Stern College Student Named Goldwater Scholar

Kayla Applebaum of Teaneck, NJ, Awarded Prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Kayla Applebaum, a junior at Stern College for Women from Teaneck, NJ, has been awarded ...

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What Are Kidney Stones and How Do They Affect Us?

What Are Kidney Stones and How Do They Affect Us?

Chances are you or someone you know has had a kidney stone at some point in their life; they are very common, affecting approximately one in ten people throughout their l...

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Hungarian Neo-Nazi Jobbik Party Scores Victory as Orban Is Re-Elected

Hungarian Neo-Nazi Jobbik Party Scores Victory as Orban Is Re-Elected

Viktor Orban won a third term in parliamentary elections held in Budapest, Hungary on April 6, having narrowly secured a two-thirds majority however it’s the gains made b...

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87% of Leftists Don't Believe In Peace Talks

87% of Leftists Don't Believe In Peace Talks

Unprecedented new poll results from before talks collapsed; 92% don't foresee peace from talks, nearly half say no urgent need for talks.

A new survey released Tuesday has...

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Jewish Funny Woman Chelsea Handler Eyed as Letterman Replacement

Jewish Funny Woman Chelsea Handler Eyed as Letterman Replacement

Chelsea Handler is reportedly in talks with CBS to secure a late-night talk show, according a source from the E! network, where the Jewish actress and comedian hosts a ta...

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Democratic Big Wigs Get Markowitz Cushy Job as NYC Promoter

Democratic Big Wigs Get Markowitz Cushy Job as NYC Promoter

New York City & Co. has officially hired former Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz as their Vice President of “Borough Promotion and Engagement”. The position had...

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Abbas to Kerry: Please Beg Me More!

Abbas to Kerry: Please Beg Me More!

Abbas is convinced that it is only a matter of time before U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry rushes back to the region in yet another desperate effort to "salvage the pe...

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Do Houses Have Souls? - Parshat Metzora (Leviticus 14:1-15:33)

Do Houses Have Souls? - Parshat Metzora (Leviticus 14:1-15:33)

Efrat, Israel -  “This shall be the law of the leper in the day of his cleansing, he shall be brought unto the priest” (Lev. 14:2)

Do houses have souls? Do nations?

In the ...

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Temple Mount Visits by Jews Will Lead to Intifada, Arab MKs Warn

Temple Mount Visits by Jews Will Lead to Intifada, Arab MKs Warn

(JNS.org) Arab Members of Knesset furiously protested the standardization of Jewish visitation rights to the Temple Mount at a session of the Israeli Knesset Committee fo...

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Lasko’s Fontainebleau Pesach Program Features Orayta’s Rav Binny Freedman

Lasko’s Fontainebleau Pesach Program Features Orayta’s Rav Binny Freedman

The top Peasch program at Miami Beach Florida’s Fontainebleau Hotel has always featured the best accommodations, the best food and the best activities, lectures and class...

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Hamas Imposes Radical New Law: Lashings, Amputations, and Massive Executions

Hamas Imposes Radical New Law: Lashings, Amputations, and Massive Executions

Hamas is now trying to outdo the Taliban in imposing new Shar'ia inspired draconian punishments, including amputations of limbs and massive increases in lashings and exec...

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World Cup Safer With Israeli Drones Manning the Brazilian Skies

World Cup Safer With Israeli Drones Manning the Brazilian Skies

Israel will be making it to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, the premiere soccer event worldwide. But they won't be playing in the tournament. Israel's role is far more impo...

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Kitniyot Among Few Remaining Strands of Ashkenazi-Sephardi Difference in Israel

Kitniyot Among Few Remaining Strands of Ashkenazi-Sephardi Difference in Israel

Israel is a country that has spent more than six decades weaving the two formerly disparate basic branches of the Jewish family, Sephardim and Ashkenazim, into one people...

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Most N.J. residents think Sandy recovery is 5 years away, poll says

Most N.J. residents think Sandy recovery is 5 years away, poll says

Most New Jersey residents say the state is still not back to normal after Hurricane Sandy and predict recovery could take as long as five years, according to a Rutgers-Ea...

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Sunny Isles Porsche Design Tower Set to Rise in 2016

Sunny Isles Porsche Design Tower Set to Rise in 2016

Gil Dezer’s passion for cars was rooted in his psyche long before he revealed plans for the Porsche Design Tower in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida. Among the evidence: Dezer ...

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