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  • Secretary Pompeo 2019 vs. President Obama 2009

    By jwadmin on January 17, 2019
    By Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative” January 16, 2019, https://bit.ly/2AOjVey The January 10, 2019 Cairo, Egypt speech by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo – which was cleared by the White House – was a course-setting presentation of the US role in the Middle East. Pompeo’s ideological and operational speech was aimed at bolstering the US’ posture […]
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  • A desperate Abbas in New York as Palestinians take helm of major UN bloc of nations

    By jwadmin on January 17, 2019
    By ISRAEL KASNETT (JNS) – Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas is in New York City to witness the Palestinian Mission as it takes over leadership of the G77 bloc. While there, he will likely push the Palestinian agenda and lobby for full membership to the United Nations. Were he to succeed, U.S. law prohibits funding U.N.-affiliated organizations that accept the […]
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  • A Jewish worker affected by the shutdown wonders: How will I pay my bills?

    By jwadmin on January 17, 2019
    By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Ben, a Jewish federal employee based in the greater Washington, D.C., area, is worried about how he will pay for his day-to-day expenses. A financial specialist at the Transportation Security Administration, he hasn’t been working since Dec. 22, when the government shut down. Ben worries about “even the most basic things,” he recently […]
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  • Who was the one House rep to vote against a federal anti-Semitism monitor? A libertarian Palestinian American.

    By jwadmin on January 17, 2019
    BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA)  – Chris Smith, the New Jersey Republican who is trying to push through a bill that would enhance the role of the anti-Semitism monitor, put out a news release minutes after it passed the U.S. House of Representatives and noted it was approved “overwhelmingly.” Legislators love to describe support for their bills as “overwhelming,” but the […]
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  • Financial updates

    By jwadmin on January 17, 2019
    By Benjamin J. Chuckrow Thursday, January 17, 2019 – Stock index futures are indicating a lower open Thursday. The Dow and S&P 500 are both losing 0.3% in pre-market trading. The Nasdaq 100 is trading 0.2% below fair value on GLOBEX. The major averages are poised to decline as investors digest another round of corporate earnings results. Trade concerns are also weighing […]
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  • With an eye to good nutrition in 2019 dietitian Fran Weiss shares kale inspired recipes, tips

    By jwadmin on January 17, 2019
    By FRAN WEISS, MS RDN CDN DietitianFran@gmail.com Local dietitian Fran Weiss shared with The Jewish World a recent query that she received and how much she values  the nutritive  qualities of kale  by sharing a few of her recipes. Dear Fran, I am a female senior citizen with a family history of age related macular degeneration leading many relatives to very […]
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  • Reception for artist Amy Hauer at SJCC

    By jwadmin on January 16, 2019
    SCHENECTADY–The Schenectady Jewish Community Center will showcase the art of Amy Hauer in the Farber-Miness Lounge at the Center, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady through Feb. 15. A reception for Hauer is set for Sunday, Jan. 20, from 3 to 5 p.m. Hauer is mixed media artist and abstract painter. She explores a variety of techniques and processes when creating her […]
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  • Rabbi Dresner to join Chatham MLK tribute on Sunday, Jan. 20

    By jwadmin on January 16, 2019
    The Chatham Area Interfaith Council (CAIC) will honor the memory of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., with a program celebrating his life and legacy at 2 p.m., at St. James Roman Catholic Church in Chatham on Sunday, Jan. 20. The program is free and open to the public. The keynote lecture will delivered by Rabbi Israel Dresner. The event […]
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  • What’s going on here? Bias smacks a Jewish cafe owner in San Francisco

    By jwadmin on January 16, 2019
    By MARCY OSTER NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Manny Yekutiel opened his eponymous Manny’s in November, calling the Middle Eastern cafe and restaurant in downtown San Francisco a “civic social gathering space.” His goal for the Mission District eatery was “to create a central, accessible and affordable place to go to become a better informed and more involved citizen,” he told the […]
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  • David Harris, president of Union College to speak at Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Shabbat

    By jwadmin on January 16, 2019
    SCHENECTADY–Each January Congregation Gates of Heaven commemorates the life and work of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a community Shabbat. The program this year will be Friday, Jan. 25, at the temple located at 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady. In collaboration with the Schenectady Clergy Against Hate (SCAH), the congregation invites the public to the evening’s events that are […]
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