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Friday, November 24, 2017 4:07 pm

  • What in heaven’s name can the backing of pedophile candidates by the right mean?

    By jwadmin on November 22, 2017
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield What were they thinking?  No, not Roy Moore when he groped underage girls half his age, and not Donald Trump when he boasted of his adulterous affairs, groin grabbing and sexual prowess. You don’t need a degree in psychiatry to know what those two accused sexual predators may have had on their minds. Whose “Family Values”? […]
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  • Area photographer’s WW2 negatives focus on 1945 seder in Guam

    By jwadmin on November 22, 2017
    Elain Ikler of Saratoga Springs recently contacted The Jewish World to tell us that her nephew Michael Weinstock of Great Neck had found photos and negatives from World War 2, many taken by her late father Emanuel (Manny) Weinstock. The 80 photos were found in a bedroom closet at Michael Weinstock’s father’s home in Albany. The Weinstock grandson had the […]
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  • Service of Sutton, Phillips to Delmar masonic lodge recognized

    By jwadmin on November 22, 2017
    Edwin L Phillips, left, and Dr. Harvey S. Sutton, right, recently received service awards in Bethlehem Lodge # 85 F&AM in Delmar. Phillips received a 60 year-award and Sutton received a 70 year-award. Phillips is a member of Temple Israel in Albany and a business owner. Sutton was employed as a dentist and is also known as a sculptor and […]
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  • SJCC Ludwig Community Service gala to note efforts of Sharon Cutler, M&T Bank and Ronald McDonald House

    By jwadmin on November 22, 2017
    SCHENECTADY–The Schenectady Jewish Community Center (SJCC) will host the annual Robert J. Ludwig Community Service Awards Gala on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. It will be held, for the first time, at the Robert and Dorothy Ludwig SJCC on the Golub Family Campus, 2565 Balltown Rd. The program will feature cocktails, kosher food stations, the awards presentation, and entertainment.  For the […]
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  • Chabad adds 100th outpost in Uganda

    By jwadmin on November 22, 2017
    Rabbi Moishe and Yocheved Raskin established the Chabad of Uganda in the capital city of Kampala in October, it was announced Sunday, Nov. 19,  at the annual International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries in New York. The couple moved there from Israel with their son, Menachem Mendel. Chabad has been in contact with the Jewish community of Uganda since at least 1999, […]
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  • Financial updates

    By jwadmin on November 22, 2017
    By Benjamin J. Chuckrow Wednesday, November 22, 2017 – Stock index futures are indicating a slightly higher open Wednesday. The Dow is up 0.2% in the pre-market. The S&P 500 is gaining 0.1% and the Nasdaq 100 is trading 0.1% above fair value on GLOBEX. The major averages are poised to advance ahead of a packed slate of data releases. On the economic […]
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  • Syrian women seeking medical aid ‘love’ Israel and see its ‘true face’

    By jwadmin on November 21, 2017
    BY ADAM ABRAMS/JNS.ORG – Unprecedented footage broadcast on Israeli television Sunday, Nov. 19, revealed Syrian women and children crossing into Israel for medical treatment with assistance from the Israel Defense Force (IDF), in the latest showcasing of the Jewish state’s humanitarian aid to its war-torn neighbor. The scope of the IDF’s “Operation Good Neighbor” mission had been revealed for the first […]
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  • Could turkey poop help stop climate change?

    By jwadmin on November 21, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – None of us want to think too hard about the turkeys we eat on Thanksgiving. We especially don’t need to think about the excrement they produce. But what if that excrement could help halt climate change? Renewable Energy Resource According to researchers at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University, turkey excrement — along with waste produced by other […]
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  • The 5 weirdest kosher foods you’ll be eating in 2018

    By jwadmin on November 21, 2017
    By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN SECAUCUS, N.J. (JTA) – “Caution: Meat and dairy sampling on show floor,” read a sign at the entrance to Meadowlands Exposition Center. That may seem like an unusual warning outside a convention center, but to the crowd attending the food expo there, it made sense: Kosherfest is the world’s largest kosher food trade show, where the vast majority […]
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  • Cave doesn’t cave on Israel performance

    By jwadmin on November 21, 2017
    JERUSALEM (JTA) — Australian singer Nick Cave said he is performing in Israel to take a stand against BDS, the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement against Israel. Cave and his band, The Bad Seeds, played to a sold-out crowd Sunday night Nov. 18 in Tel Aviv — his first appearance on an Israeli stage in 20 years. His Monday night […]
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