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  • Ohav Shalom to present ‘A Feminine Ending’ June 25 – 29; Barbecue with June 25 performance

    By jwadmin on June 21, 2017
    ALBANY–The Noodle Pudding Players will present “A Feminine Ending” by Sarah Treem at the Ohav Shalom Synagogue, 113 New Krumkill Rd., Albany, June 25 – 29. The play will be presented with a 3 p.m. matinee on Sunday, June 25, and evening performances at 7 p.m. The Sunday evening show will feature an optional barbecue dinner option starting at 5:30 p.m. Michelle Ungerman […]
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  • Judaism requires us to pursue the goals of the Paris climate accords

    By jwadmin on June 17, 2017
    By DAVID KRAEMER NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – The Trump administration’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement has demanded that we all ask ourselves where we stand on questions of climate change, global warming and our collective responsibility for the planet we call home. That the earth has been warming in recent years is indisputable. At issue are the […]
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  • Ivanka Trump decries ‘viciousness’ of Washington D.C.

    By jwadmin on June 14, 2017
    WASHINGTON (JTA) – Ivanka Trump said she did not expect the level of “viciousness” her father’s presidency would bring her, but also felt “blessed” by moments, including a private visit to the Western Wall. ”There is a level of viciousness that I was not expecting, I was not expecting the intensity of this experience,” she said Monday morning on “Fox […]
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  • Terror tunnel discovered under UN schools in Gaza

    By jwadmin on June 14, 2017
    JERUSALEM (JTA) – Israel filed an official protest against Hamas at the United Nations Security Council after a terrorist tunnel was discovered under two U.N. schools in Gaza. Israel’s U.N. ambassador, Danny Danon, also submitted the letter of protest to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. The tunnel, first reported on Friday, June 9, was discovered by workers for the United Nations Relief […]
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  • Oslo,’ Bette Midler and Ben Platt take Tony Awards

    By jwadmin on June 14, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – “Oslo,” a play about the 1993 Oslo Accords, won the Tony Award for best new play and its Jewish lead actor, Michael Aronov, was recognized as best featured actor in a play. Bette Midler, the veteran Jewish actress and singer, won for best actress in a musical for “Hello Dolly” as Broadway handed out its […]
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  • Thom Yorke calls critics of Radiohead’s Israel concert on July 19 ‘offensive’

    By jwadmin on June 14, 2017
    By GABE FRIEDMAN NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – After dozens of high-profile artists signed a letter in February urging Radiohead to cancel their upcoming concert in Tel Aviv, some might have assumed that the band would not respond to the criticism. After all, the British band’s lead singer, Thom Yorke, rarely gives interviews, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a particularly fraught issue to […]
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  • Eli Gordon learns life lessons from his Zaidy; Comes in 2nd in national writing contest!

    By jwadmin on June 14, 2017
    Eli Gordon, son of Itche and Dini Gordon of Albany was recently announced as the Better 2 Write second place winner, a national Jewish essay contest. Eli’s “Lessons from my Zaidy” was selected in the middle school division. Fifty schools submitted essays in the national contest. Eli, 11 years old, and in the 6th grade, wrote the essay as part […]
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  • Warren Buffett Events Encourage New Investment in Israel Bonds

    By jwadmin on June 12, 2017
    NEW YORK — For the second time in just over seven months, the famed “oracle of Omaha,” Warren Buffett, will participate in Development Corporation for Israel/Israel Bonds events that are expected to result in new investments in the State of Israel through the purchase of Israel bonds. Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is making a special […]
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  • Six must-read articles about the Six-Day War

    By jwadmin on June 8, 2017
      By BEN SALES NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – If you’ve been reading the opinion pages of America’s major newspapers recently, you probably know the Six-Day War broke out 50 years ago. The war’s broad, profound and lasting effects have been rehashed time and again: Israel decisively defeated its Arab enemies, vastly expanded its territory, gained control of Judaism’s holiest sites […]
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  • What If: Fifty Years After the Six-Day War

    By jwadmin on June 8, 2017
    by Daniel Pipes The Washington Times June 5, 2017 Originally published under the title “Fifty Years After the Six-Day War.” Israel’s military triumph over three enemy states in June 1967 is the most outstandingly successful war of all recorded history. The Six-Day War was also deeply consequential for the Middle East, establishing the permanence of the Jewish state, dealing a […]
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