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  • Doctors to share their insights about home care practice at Gates Brotherhood breakfast

    By jwadmin on December 6, 2017
    SCHENECTADY–“Homecare:  Who Cares?” will be Dr. Roberta Miller’s and Dr. David Hornick’s topic at the Sunday, Dec. 10, Temple Gates Brotherhood Breakfast-and-A-Speaker.  The two will share their insights on providing home medical care to individuals who cannot travel to their physician’s office. Breakfast begins at 10 a.m., and is free for brotherhood members, $4 for others. The presentation begins at 10:30, and is open […]
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  • PreChanukah concert-dinner at AJCC on Dec. 11

    By jwadmin on December 6, 2017
    ALBANY–The Albany Jewish Community Center’s senior adult program plans a preChanukah concert and kosher dinner at the Albany JCC, 340 Whitehall Rd., on Monday, Dec.11,  from 4 – 6 p.m.  A klezmer concert  will be performed by members of the Kleiner Klezmer Orchestra: David Bates on accordion and David Lambert on clarinet..  The program is open to the community.  Cost is $13 […]
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  • Feldman to present program on Hollywood Jews  at TG Senior Moments luncheon

    By jwadmin on December 6, 2017
    SCHENECTADY–Congregation Gates of Heaven invites the public to its “Senior Moments” lunch and program on Wednesday, Dec. 13, from noon to 2 p.m. Guest presenter will be Richard Feldman who will entertain with a presentation including video clips about the history of Jews in Hollywood. The luncheon program  will be held at the temple, 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady. The program, […]
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  • DC Report: Trump’s Jerusalem gambit — is there an advantage expected?

    By jwadmin on December 6, 2017
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield Is Donald Trump setting up the Palestinians to take the fall when he fails to deliver the “deal of the century” for peace between them and Israel? Recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel without acknowledging the city’s eastern sector as the future capital of a Palestinian state is a strong indicator. And a slap […]
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  • Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital is ‘naked aggression,’ Islamic nations warn Trump

    By jwadmin on December 6, 2017
    By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital would be an act of “naked aggression” that would cause the United States to lose “its mediating role” in the Middle East, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation said. The statement by the group, representing 57 countries, came as President Donald Trump delayed a waiver on moving the U.S. Embassy […]
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  • NY Times article shows how not to write about neo-Nazis

    By jwadmin on November 29, 2017
    By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL NEW YORK CITY (JTA) — Did The New York Times just normalize an American neo-Nazi? That’s the charge being flung at ‘The Newspaper of Record’ over its recent  profile of Tony Hovater, 29, a “polite,” “low key” Ohio man and “committed foot soldier” who helped start one of the white nationalist groups that marched in Charlottesville, Va., in […]
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  • Bias in Russia: Russian official reiterates claim that Jews killed the czar in 1918

    By jwadmin on November 29, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – A Russian Justice Ministry official recently repeated a local bishop’s claim that Jews murdered the last czar for ritual purposes, spurring a protest by Russia’s largest Jewish group. Marina Molodtsova, a senior investigator for a special ministerial committee on the 1918 slaying of Nicholas II of Russia, said Monday, Nov. 27, at a Moscow conference […]
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  • Why I’m a proud Jewish organ donor

    By jwadmin on November 29, 2017
    By MELISSA HENRIQUEZ     (Kveller via JTA) – In the crazy way that Facebook can bring people together, I along with 50,000 other followers watched a family fight for the life of their precious 2-year-old, Logan. I didn’t know the family personally, but Logan’s story popped into my newsfeed. I was following his family’s anguish, hoping and praying for a miracle […]
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  • Jewish wrestler calls out colleague for dressing as Chasid

    By jwadmin on November 29, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – A Jewish professional wrestler has called out a non-Jewish colleague who dresses as a Chasidic Jew for his matches, saying it is “the equivalent of black face.”David Starr, whose given name is Max Barsky, in a post on Facebook complained about Mathias Glass, who calls himself “The Most Jewish Man Alive.” Glass dresses in an […]
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  • He wandered into Gaza. Now his Ethiopian-Israeli family wants U.S. help to get him back.

    By jwadmin on November 29, 2017
    BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – Ilan Mengistu knows his pitch to rescue his brother, Avera, should be a no-brainer to Jews — “pidyon shvuyim,” the redemption of the hostage, is among the greatest of commandments. But Mengistu also knows that the story he has to tell is not the straightforward narrative longed for by those who would do good: Avera […]
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