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  • Women in senior IDF roles continues to climb

    By jwadmin on October 10, 2018
    By LILACH SHOVAL (Israel Hayom via JNS) – A record number of women are reaching senior ranks in the Israeli military and in the past few years, the number of women appointed to roles at the ranks of lieutenant colonel, colonel, and brigadier general has risen by 20 to 30%. A senior IDF officer recently said that he thought that […]
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  • DC Report: China interfering with U.S. elections? Where’s the beef?

    By jwadmin on October 10, 2018
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield Donald Trump is taking no chances. He already has an excuse in case Republicans take a drubbing in next month’s congressional elections: It was a Chinese plot. Evidence? As he presided over a U.N. Security Council meeting in September he accused Beijing of “attempting to interfere” with the congressional elections “because I am the first president ever […]
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  • 5 times Nikki Haley delighted the pro-Israel community

    By jwadmin on October 10, 2018
    BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – When Nikki Haley said on Tuesday, Oct. 9, that she would be stepping down as U.N. ambassador by the end of this year, the Israeli and pro-Israel laments poured out swiftly. Haley didn’t simply defend Israel and its government, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as her predecessors had under Democratic and Republican administrations. […]
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  • Trump blames Soros for funding anti- Kavanaugh protests

    By jwadmin on October 6, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Donald Trump said the Jewish billionaire George Soros was involved in making signs featured in protests against the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh. Trump made the claim Friday, Oc. 5, on Twitter hours after hundreds of protesters were detained during a sit-in rally in Washington D.C. “The very rude elevator screamers are paid professionals only […]
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  • Arab political-incorrectness on the Palestinian issue

    By jwadmin on October 5, 2018
    Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative” October 4, 2018, https://bit.ly/2Qzzmgj While Iraq delivers staunchly pro-Palestinian talk, a 2017 Iraqi law has reversed Saddam Hussein’s pro-Palestinian policy, depriving Palestinians (including those born in Iraq) of free education, healthcare, travel documents and employment in state institutions. While Jordan calls for sweeping Israeli concessions to the Palestinians, and while the […]
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  • Israeli envoy’s daughter reports threats at Columbia U

    By jwadmin on October 3, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Ofir Dayan, daughter of Israel’s Consul General in New York Dani Dayan and an undergraduate student at Columbia University, reports that she is being harassed and threatened by the campus chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine. “SJP is violent,” she told the New York Post in an interview. “I’m worried about my personal safety.” Dayan, 24, […]
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  • Local community honors Dan Flax and raises $50,000 for Jewish Federation programs

    By jwadmin on October 3, 2018
    ALBANY– The career and life of Daniel B. Flax, recently retired financial resource development director of the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York, was celebrated at a community fund-raising event and tribute dinner in September. Three hundred attended “Holy Simcha, Super Dan!” at the Ohav Shalom Synagogue in Albany and nearly $50,000 was raised to support the efforts supported by the […]
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  • Harry George Pellegrin, classical guitarist, to perform at Senior Moments lunch

    By jwadmin on October 3, 2018
    SCHENECTADY–Congregation Gates of Heaven invites the public to its next Senior Moments lunch and free concert featuring classical guitarist Harry George Pellegrin, on Wednesday, Oct.10, 2018 from noon to 2 p.m. The program will be at the temple, 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady. Majoring in classical guitar performance at The Mannes College of Music, Pellegrin studied with Albert Blain and Eliot […]
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  • Ezekiel’s Wheels Klezmer Band to perform concert for Nassau shul preservation, Oct. 21

    By jwadmin on October 3, 2018
    ALBANY– Boston-based Ezekiel’s Wheels Klezmer Band will present a concert on Sunday, Oct. 21, at 2 p.m. at Jupiter Hall inside Lucky Strike Social, Crossgates Mall in Albany. Ezekiel’s Wheels Klezmer Band, features Abigale Reisman (violin, backing vocals), Jonathan Cannon (violin), Kirsten Lamb (double bass, lead vocals), Nat Seelen (clarinet), and Pete Fanelli (trombone). In 2012 they won both the […]
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  • Beth Israel lists concert by the Swing Docs Big Band

    By jwadmin on October 3, 2018
    SCHENECTADY–A Capital District big band, the Swing Docs, will perform at Beth Israel Synagogue, 2195 Eastern Parkway on Sunday, Oct. 14, from 3-5 p.m. Traditional big band favorites, from Glen Miller to Count Basie, plus Latin, sing, standards, and contemporary hits will be featured with the accompaniment of vocalists. The Docs started 20 years ago as a group of doctors […]
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