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  • Seidman, Pearlman to offer course for seniors; Aging consciously is goal

    By jwadmin on April 17, 2019
    SCHENECTADY–Those who wish to embrace life and live their elder years more consciously, more joyful, and more compassionately are invited to a bi-weekly workshop series, “From Aging to Sage-ing®: Living as a Spiritual Elder, “that will begin Wednesday, April 24, from 1:30-4 p.m. Interested individuals should plan to attend all five sessions. Hosted by Congregation Gates of Heaven, located at […]
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  • Personal effects of Yoni Netanyanu turned over to family

    By jwadmin on April 17, 2019
    By MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Benjamin Netanyahu and his brother Ido  received personal items belonging to their brother Yonatan Netanyahu, who was killed during the Entebbe, Uganda operation to free Israeli hostages in 1976. Israel’s prime minister and his surviving brother, a physician, received the clothing and military gear at from Yosef Shemesh, who served with “Yoni” Netanyahu in […]
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  • Yoram Ettinger: Passover Guide for the Perplexed, 2019

    By jwadmin on April 13, 2019
    (Roots of the USA) Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative” Based on ancient Jewish Sages, April12, 2019, https://bit.ly/2Ignz6s More on Passover and other Jewish holidays: http://bit.ly/137Er6J The Early Pilgrims and Founding Fathers of the USA were inspired by Passover’s message of optimism while facing severe challenges and threats. Moses and the US leaders catapulted their peoples from […]
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  • Israeli Apartheid Week stands out for especially virulent anti-Semitic tactics

    By jwadmin on April 12, 2019
    By JACKSON RICHMAN and SEAN SAVAGE (JNS) – It’s no secret that college campuses are often some of the most hostile environments these days for pro-Israel and Jewish students. From BDS resolutions to anti-Israel speakers, young adults are often on the defensive for openly supporting Israel on campus. However, for one week each year, many campuses across North America and […]
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  • Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crashes during moon landing

    By jwadmin on April 11, 2019
    By MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) – The Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crashed while attempting to land on the surface of the moon. “If at first you don’t succeed, try again,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said from SpaceIL’s control room in Yehud, in central Israel, on Thursday, April 11. He vowed that Israel would attempt the moon landing again. The spacecraft lost […]
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  • Airbnb reverses decision over blacklisting Jewish properties in Judea and Samaria

    By jwadmin on April 11, 2019
    By JACKSON RICHMAN (JNS) – The online hospitality service Airbnb announced on Tuesday, April 9, that it has reversed its November decision to blacklist about 200 Jewish-owned properties in Judea and Samaria and has settled all lawsuits. “Under the settlement terms, Airbnb will not move forward with implementing the removal of listings in the West Bank from the platform,” said the company in […]
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  • DC Report: Trump’s undesirables are they so different from us?

    By jwadmin on April 11, 2019
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield Breckinridge Long would have fit well in the Trump administration. He knew how to keep undesirables out of the country. He insisted our resources were over-burdened, there was not enough room for more refugees, many of whom were likely to be spies and subversives and thus a threat to our national security. His mission was to […]
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  • She left many years ago— but  part of her heart is still there…

    By jwadmin on April 11, 2019
    By MARILYN SHAPIRO Larry and I have lived in three homes in our almost 45 years of marriage. All three have been lovely, after we made them our homes with our personal touches. None of the places we lived, however, ever could compare to the memories I have of the house in which I grew up with all of its […]
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  • Alex Bregman’s homerun with the Houston Astros

    By jwadmin on April 10, 2019
    By GABE FRIEDMAN NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Alex Bregman has agreed to a six-year, $100 million contract with the Houston Astros — one of the largest deals ever for a professional Jewish athlete. Bregman, who  recently turned 25 has established himself as one of Major League Baseball’s top players. Last year he finished fifth in the American League’s Most Valuable Player […]
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