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  • Pipers list Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk for Elm Avenue Town Park, Delmar on Sept. 10

    By jwadmin on August 23, 2017
    ALBANY– The annual Capital District Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk to benefit The Lustgarten Foundation will be held on Sunday, Sept. 10, at the Elm Avenue Town Park in Delmar. Registration begins at 8 a.m. for the 10:15 walk. The goal of the 14th annual walk is to raise awareness of the disease and to help fund Lustgarten Foundation-supported research for […]
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  • Jerry Lewis, comedian and filmmaker, dies at 91

    By jwadmin on August 23, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) –Comedian and filmmaker Jerry Lewis, who rose to fame working with singer-actor Dean Martin and earned plaudits as host of the Muscular Dystrophy telethon for four decades, has died. Lewis, who was known for his starring role in “The Nutty Professor,” died Sunday morning, Aug. 20, at his home in Las Vegas, The Las Vegas Review […]
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  • The eclipse was exhilarating. Life-changing? Not so much.

    By jwadmin on August 23, 2017
    By BEN HARRIS WHITE PINE, Tenn. (JTA) – The thing that truly pushed us over the top, that led us to undertake an epic 48-hour, 1,500-mile road trip at the height of the farming season, was The New York Times. The paper’s special section on the 2017 solar eclipse landed on our doorstep a week ago Saturday, and after reading the lead […]
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  • El Al will fly again between Israel and Argentina, decades after the flight that carried Eichmann

    By jwadmin on August 23, 2017
    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) ­–The national air carries of Argentina and Israeli recently signed an agreement to begin flights between Buenos Aires and Tel Aviv. Aerolineas Argentinas President Mario Dell’Acqua and an El Al vice president met Friday at the Argentine Embassy in Tel Aviv to sign the final agreement. The flights will begin in September. They will be the first flights […]
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  • British Jews hide being Jewish in public amid rise in anti-Semitic hate

    By jwadmin on August 21, 2017
    By Paul Wright International Business Times One in three British Jews has considered leaving the UK over the past two years due to anti-Semitism, a new survey has found, with a similar number admitting to hiding that they are Jewish in public. It comes after police figures released last month showed a 45% surge in reported anti-Jewish crime since 2014. A […]
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  • Oregon eclipse tourists greeted by anti-Semitic banners on overpass

    By jwadmin on August 21, 2017
    By Jessica Floum, jfloum@oregonian.com The Oregonian/OregonLive A family driving north from California to see Monday’s solar eclipse from Oregon found hatred on the freeway Saturday morning after they entered the northwestern state. Beth and Michael Dershowitz and their kids saw the first banner south of Eugene. It said: “UNJEW HUMANITY.” They felt shaken, Dershowitz wrote in an email. Then they saw three more […]
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  • Self-serving neutrality: Moral vacuum at the White House

    By jwadmin on August 18, 2017
    DC Report By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD Switzerland was arguably Hitler’s most valuable ally. It enthusiastically served the Third Reich with not only its banking system but also precision guidance instruments and other valuable materials and services. When Congress was investigating the role of Swiss bankers and the restitution of assets of Holocaust victims, one Swiss diplomat told American officials and others […]
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  • Interfaith community lists immediate response to violence, hate in Charlottesville

    By jwadmin on August 17, 2017
    The Interfaith Community in the Capital Region joined together to stand with the people of Charlottesville, Virginia against the hateful white supremacists, neo-Nazis, anti-Semites, the KKK and racists in memory of Heather Heyer, Virginia State policemen Lieutenant H. Jay Cullen and  Trooper- Pilot Berk M.M. Bates and all those injured. We suggest that people in our community can send support […]
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  • Conan O’Brien to film TV special in Israel ‘to help Jared Kushner’

    By jwadmin on August 17, 2017
    JERUSALEM (JTA) –Talk show host Conan O’Brien will film an episode of his “Conan Without Borders” series on TBS in Israel. O’Brien made the announcement in a tweet in which he linked to a news story about President Donald Trump sending his senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner to Israel to help broker a peace deal with the Palestinians. “Breaking: […]
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  • Zionist feminists shunned at SlutWalk Chicago

    By jwadmin on August 17, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) –About a dozen Zionist feminist activists participated in SlutWalk Chicago despite opposition to their presence.The new Zioness group had announced that it would join in the annual demonstration Saturday, Aug. 12, against sexual violence to promote the idea that Zionism and progressive values are compatible. SlutWalk Chicago organizers said prior to the march that they did not […]
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