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News

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Brazilian high school students simulated experiments that the Nazis conducted on concentration camp prisoners

    By jwadmin on November 15, 2017
    RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) – Brazilian high school students simulated medical experiments that the Nazis conducted on concentration camp prisoners during the Holocaust. The students at Milecimo da Silva high school in Rio De Janeiro were recently assigned to re-create a Nazi laboratory for a science fair. According to the Brazilian Israelite Confederations, the country’s umbrella Jewish group, the purpose of the […]
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  • Israel’s president encourages GA attendees to have patience with Israel on pluralism quest

    By jwadmin on November 15, 2017
    LOS ANGELES (JTA) – Reuven Rivlin, Israel’s president, played peacemaker Monday night, Nov. 13— between American Jews and Israelis. Speaking at the annual General Assembly of the North American Jewish federation movement, Israel’s president sympathized with attendees’ complaints that Israel was ignoring their calls for religious pluralism there, but also urged patience with Israel’s political process. “Whether we like it […]
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  • Sexual abuse reported by gymnast Aly Raisman

    By jwadmin on November 15, 2017
      NEW YORK CITY (JTA) — Six-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman reports that she was sexually abused by the women’s gymnastics national team doctor. Raisman, who is Jewish and is one of the most accomplished gymnasts in United States history, made the allegation against Dr. Larry Nassar in an interview on the CBS news magazine “60 Minutes,” as well as […]
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  • Chilean presidential candidate calls Israel ‘a threat to world peace’

    By jwadmin on November 15, 2017
    RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) -A candidate in Chile’s upcoming presidential election  recently declared Israel “a threat to world peace.” Eduardo Artes, leader of the leftist Patriotic Union party, made the comment in an interview broadcast with Chile’s HispanTV. He also pledged that as president he would conduct a comprehensive review of his country’s relations with the Jewish state. “The treaties that Chile currently maintains […]
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  • Tanner artworks on display at the SJCC

    By jwadmin on November 15, 2017
    SCHENECTADY– The exhibit, “Faces and Other Spaces” by artist and craftswoman Marilyn Tanner continues at the Robert and Dorothy Ludwig Schenectady Jewish Community Center, 2565 Balltown Rd., Schenectady through December 31 “Faces, human or otherwise, capture my imagination,” said Tanner.  “I collect and create them. I have eclectic tastes in art and design and my collection of oddities has inspired my own creative […]
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