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  • Financial updates

    By jwadmin on May 20, 2019
    By Benjamin J. Chuckrow Monday, May 20, 2019 – U.S. futures are pointing to a lower open Monday as investors continue to digest updates on trade negotiations between the U.S. and China. The Dow is down 0.7%, while the S&P 500 is losing 0.9% in pre-market action. The Nasdaq 100 is trading 1.6% below fair value on the GLOBEX. The S&P […]
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  • U.S. anti-Semitism envoy calls Europe’s kosher meat bans ‘forced expulsion’ for Jews

    By jwadmin on May 20, 2019
    By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ NEW YORK CITY (JTA)  – Elan Carr, the U.S. envoy against anti-Semitism, called legislation in some European countries limiting the ritual slaughter of animals and circumcision of boys a “disgraceful forced expulsion” of Jews. Carr made the statement Monday, May 13, in Belgium during a speech he delivered in Antwerp at the General Convention of the Conference […]
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  • Hungarian rabbi deconstructs Viktor Orbán and the lean towards the right

    By jwadmin on May 17, 2019
    By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON (JNS) – Rabbi Shlomo Koves, chief rabbi of the EMIH-Hungarian Jewish Alliance and a Chabad-Lubavitch emissary in Budapest, says that as far as Orbán goes, he is not anti-Semitic, but a nationalist. “Anyone who knows him knows this,” the rabbi told JNS in an interview. “He is an advocate for nation states, a patriot of his […]
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  • Jordan’s King Abdullah seeks regional prestige and standing … at Israel’s expense

    By jwadmin on May 17, 2019
    By ISRAEL KASNETT (JNS) – At the recent Washington Institute for Near East Policy dinner, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner voiced confidence in his upcoming proposal to resolve the seemingly intractable Arab-Israeli conflict, calling it “realistic” and “executable.” While the plan has been a tightly kept secret since its inception, rumors have been swirling about as to what it […]
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  • Israeli-American professor Judea Pearl to receive award for courage

    By jwadmin on May 16, 2019
    (JNS) – Judea Pearl, chancellor’s professor of computer science at UCLA, Turing Award recipient and president of the Daniel Pearl Foundation, is being given CAMERA’s inaugural Ometz Award for courage in recognition of his public renunciation of his Distinguished Alumnus status at New York University. Pearl, who received his doctorate from NYU in 1965, took his former school to task […]
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  • A Jewish woman’s stabbing in Sweden shocks her tiny community

    By jwadmin on May 16, 2019
    By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Early Tuesday, May 13, a man wielding a large knife approached the secretary of the Jewish community of Helsingborg, Sweden, from the back and delivered near-fatal stab wounds to her upper body. The victim, a woman in her 60s whose family asked not be named in the media, was assaulted a mere stone’s throw from […]
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  • Joyce Carol Oates receives Jerusalem Prize

    By jwadmin on May 16, 2019
    (JTA) – Joyce Carol Oates’ grandmother was Jewish, but the author wasn’t aware of that fact until after her grandmother’s death in 1970. After immigrating to America, Oates’ ancestor hid her Jewish heritage from the rest of her family. “I felt an immense loss and sympathy because I never really knew that my grandmother was Jewish, so my whole cultural […]
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  • Larry will be 71 and so will Israel! Bonding with Israel still seems like a good investment!

    By jwadmin on May 15, 2019
    By MARILYN SHAPIRO My husband Larry was born the week that the State of Israel was born. For the rest of his life, his birthday celebration would be entwined with the founding of a new country. In 1961, Larry’s entire bar/bat mitzvah class and their families participated in a presentation conducted by Israeli Bond representatives. As a result, Larry’s parents, along […]
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  • U.S., Israel mark one-year anniversary since embassy opening in Jerusalem

    By jwadmin on May 15, 2019
    (JNS) – Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu celebrated one year since the U.S. relocated its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on May 14, 2018. “Today marks the one-year anniversary of the opening of the United States Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel. Our beautiful embassy stands as a proud reminder of our strong relationship with Israel, […]
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  • Beth Emeth Learn and Learn to offer ‘Music Medley Concert’ on May 29 featuring Asya Markova

    By jwadmin on May 15, 2019
    ALBANY–Pianist Asya Markova will treat listeners to “A Musical Medley from Classical to Romantic to Modern” at a lunch and learn from 12 – 1:30 p.m. on \Wednesday, May 29, at Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd.,  Albany. Markova will perform selections by Mozart, Chopin, Rachmaninof, Liszt, Glinka, Berkowitsch, Say and Monti. the concert is open to the community. Those planning […]
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