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 Israel Targeted for International Isolation by the EU, Vatican and FIFA

Israel Targeted for International Isolation by the EU, Vatican and FIFA

As Israel continues to find herself under unyielding existential siege by her immediate Arab neighbors and the ever present threat to annihilate the Jewish state by Iran gains traction with each passing day, it now appears that influential internatio...

Carl Icahn: Move over Uber, Here Comes Lyft

Carl Icahn: Move over Uber, Here Comes Lyft

Investor Carl Icahn invested $100 million in Lyft Inc., in attempts to help the quick expa...

Police Commissioner Bratton Requests 450 More Officers to Fight Terrorism

Police Commissioner Bratton Requests 450 More Officers to Fight Terrorism

As the fear over the threat of terrorism continues to swell around the world, New York Cit...

First-Term Assemblyman Considering Move for Dean Skelos’ Senate Seat

First-Term Assemblyman Considering Move for Dean Skelos’ Senate Seat

Following former Majority Leader of the New York Senate, Dean Skelos, resignation due to c...

Cuomo Urges Jewish Community to Push for Education Tax Credit Legislation

Cuomo Urges Jewish Community to Push for Education Tax Credit Legislation

No, it wasn’t a reelection campaign rally of that sort. But it was a hero welcome rally to...

 

Judge Brian Cogan Rejects Arab Bank Bid to Overturn Terrorism-Funding Verdict

Judge Brian Cogan Rejects Arab Bank Bid to Overturn Terrorism-Funding Verdict

A Brooklyn district judge on Wednesday, April 8, rejected a bid by Jordan-based Arab Bank to overturn a verdict by a jury that found it liable for supporting terrorism ag...

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Jerusalem's Israel Museum Celebrates 50th Anniversary with New Exhibition

Jerusalem's Israel Museum Celebrates 50th Anniversary with New Exhibition

This year, the Israel Museum, Jerusalem celebrates its 50th anniversary with a new exhibition, entitled 1965 Today, a journey into the year the Museum was born.

The curato...

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Backyard Unit Eats Trash to Make Biofuel

Backyard Unit Eats Trash to Make Biofuel

When UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visited the sukkah of Israeli President Reuven Rivlin during the Jewish harvest holiday last October, he was treated to a demo of a ...

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IDF Centralizing Call Centers

IDF Centralizing Call Centers

The IDF is taking steps to improve their disastrous call centers, a senior official told Channel 2 Monday, after years of complaints from frustrated soldiers and amidst a...

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Lily Safra Donates $30M to Hebrew U for Brain Science Center

Lily Safra Donates $30M to Hebrew U for Brain Science Center

Five years after its initial donation of $20 Million for the establishment of the Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences (ELSC) at The Hebrew University of Jerus...

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Cuomo’s Girlfriend, Sandra Lee, Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Cuomo’s Girlfriend, Sandra Lee, Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis

On Tuesday, May 12, Governor Andrew Cuomo’s girlfriend and Food Network star Sandra Lee announced that she has breast cancer and will undergo surgery to have both breasts...

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Shi'ite Militias Set Course for Ramadi After IS Victory

Shi'ite Militias Set Course for Ramadi After IS Victory

Shi'ite militias are headed to the outskirts of the Iraqi city of Ramadi on Monday after Prime Minster Haider al-Abadi called for support in the aftermath of an Islamic S...

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Thinking of Moving to Brooklyn, ‘Fahgettaboudit’

Thinking of Moving to Brooklyn, ‘Fahgettaboudit’

Over the last decade, Brooklyn has undergone an incredible transformation. It went from a borough filled with industrial districts, housing projects, and mid-lower income...

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Melissa Rivers Accuses Kathy Griffin of Damaging Joan’s Legacy

Melissa Rivers Accuses Kathy Griffin of Damaging Joan’s Legacy

Melissa Rivers, daughter of the late beloved comedian Joan Rivers, has been making the rounds to advertise and promote her new book titled, "The Book of Joan."

In an inter...

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NYC Might Lose Some of its Luster

NYC Might Lose Some of its Luster

Proposed bill would require high rises to turn off lights at night to save energy and help migrating birds

New York might lose its legendary reputation as the city that ne...

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Jerusalem Should Never Be Divided Again

Jerusalem Should Never Be Divided Again

This past Sunday, Israelis marked the 48th anniversary of the day that the walls that once divided Jerusalem were breached. From 1949 to 1967, Jordan illegally occupied m...

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Parshas Bamidbar - Stand Up and Be Counted—You’re a Star!

Parshas Bamidbar -   Stand Up and Be Counted—You’re a Star!

Hashem spoke to Moshe in the Wilderness of Sinai… Take a census of the entire Assembly of the Children of Israel… (1:1-2)

The Jewish nation is likened to the star. Hashem ...

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IS Rings Seized at Israel's Ben Gurion Airport

IS Rings Seized at Israel's Ben Gurion Airport

Rings from Turkey were headed to Ramallah; Israel jails Palestinian over incitement on Facebook

A package containing over 120 rings bearing Arabic messages connected to th...

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Exploring the Jewish Communities of Bahrain and Tahiti

Exploring the Jewish Communities of Bahrain and Tahiti

When the average person thinks “Jewish” a few places pop up. Israel, Miami Beach, Los Angeles and of course, New York City. In the words of the late comic Lenny Bruce: “I...

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European Anti-Semitism 'Has Reached Critical Mass,' Expert Warns

European Anti-Semitism 'Has Reached Critical Mass,' Expert Warns

Anti-Semitism has reached "critical mass" in Europe, and stands at its worst levels globally since the 1930s, a senior anti-hate campaigner has warned.

Speaking to Arutz S...

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Israel's Shimon Peres Kicked Off the "World Cup of Peace"

Israel's Shimon Peres Kicked Off the

On Wednesday afternoon, May 13, around 400 Jewish and Arab, Israeli and Palestinian kids gathered to play in the inauguration of the Mini Mondial 2015, an activity hosted...

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Inhabitants of the Land of Israel During the Ottoman Empire and the British Mandate

Inhabitants of the Land of Israel During  the Ottoman Empire and the British Mandate

The identity and origins of the inhabitants of Palestine are often unknown or ignored, yet this information is of importance for those who want to understand the Arab-Isr...

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“Change is Good – Adoption of the UBE in New York” An Interview with NYS Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman

“Change is Good – Adoption of the UBE in New York” An Interview with NYS Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman

Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman of the State of New York has been instrumental in many bold reforms in the judicial system of the Empire State. As chief judge, Judge Lippman...

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George Zimmerman Injured in Florida Road-Rage Shooting Incident

George Zimmerman Injured in Florida Road-Rage Shooting Incident

On Monday, May 11, George Zimmerman, who was acquitted of murder charges in the 2012 shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Florida, suffered a minor wound after ...

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And You Should Tell Your Children – Parshat Vayigash

And You Should Tell Your Children – Parshat Vayigash

For Hanukah this year I received two memorable gifts. The first was an unusual dreidel created using a 3D printer. For those unfamiliar, 3D printing is a process where on...

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Boston Bomber Sentenced to Death

Boston Bomber Sentenced to Death

Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been sentenced to death over the April 2013 attack that killed three people and wounded 264 others.

A Boston jury, c...

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