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News

  • Black Friday is now a thing in Israel

    By jwadmin on November 21, 2018
    By MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) – I was watching late night network television on Saturday night – that’s not terribly exciting here—when I was slammed with a string of ads that made me feel like I was back in America. The ads were in practically shouted Hebrew, but I could discern the same two English words in each: Black Friday. (You have […]
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  • Hadassah Capital District lists campaign to purchase incubators for the Mt. Scopus hospital

    By jwadmin on November 21, 2018
    Hadassah Capital District is noting the 100th anniversary of the Hadassah Medical Organization with a campaign to raise funds for the purchase of two specialized incubators for the Rosalie Goldberg Neonatal ICU (NICU) at Hadassah Mt. Scopus. Organizers of the campaign report that Hadassah is a leading referral center for fetal medicine in Israel. “The advances in fetal-neonatal medicine, that […]
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  • Tzimmes on El Al plane as it makes emergency Shabbat landing in Athens

    By jwadmin on November 21, 2018
    By MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) – An El Al plane bound for Israel that was delayed from taking off in New York City was diverted to Athens on Friday, Nov. 9, to allow Sabbath-observant passengers to disembark. That’s what we know for sure. What happened on the plane? That’s another story. The flight, which had been scheduled to leave John F. […]
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  • Schenectady JCC annual Robert J. Ludwig Community Services Award and gala to note efforts of Rubenstein and two institutions

    By jwadmin on November 21, 2018
    SCHENECTADY–At its upcoming Saturday, Dec.1, gala, the Schenectady Jewish Community Center (SJCC) will honor a local person and institutions for their support of the Center and the local community at its annual Robert J. Ludwig Community Service Awards at the SJCC, 2565 Balltown Rd. Sonia Rubenstein will be presented with the SJCC Community Service Award to note her years of […]
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  • Are early Israeli elections off the table?

    By jwadmin on November 19, 2018
    By MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA)  – “It’s Hard to Say Goodbye If You Won’t Leave” was the title of an old episode of “Frasier.” It could also describe the latest chapter in a coalition crisis that threatens to bring down Benjamin Netanyahu’s  government. The Israeli prime minister narrowly avoided having to call snap elections after, in a surprise turnaround, Education Minister […]
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  • Shift or strategy: U.S. votes ‘no’ on UN resolution censuring Israeli control over Golan Heights

    By jwadmin on November 19, 2018
    By SEAN SAVAGE (JNS) – The United States for the first time voted against an annual U.N. resolution condemning Israeli control over the Golan Heights at the world body. The decision by the U.S. to change its stance on the resolution, after previously voting for years to abstain, may be part of a broader shift in American policy towards the Golan […]
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  • Attack on Jewish teens in Toronto investigated as hate crime

    By jwadmin on November 17, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – An attack on a group of identifiably Jewish 17-year-old boys in Toronto is being investigated as a hate crime. On Sunday, Nov, 11,the Jewish teens wearing “attire of their religious faith,” according to Toronto Police, passed by a group of 10 identified as being in their “early teens.” The larger group made derogatory remarks about the […]
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  • Washington Capitals hockey fan donates $19,000 raffle prize to Pittsburgh shooting fund

    By jwadmin on November 16, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – A fan of the Washington Capitals ice hockey team donated his half of the team’s 50-50 raffle, or more than $19,000, to the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh for recovery efforts following the shooting at a local synagogue. The team announced that the proceeds collected from the pre-game raffle, in which the winner splits the pot […]
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  • British couple who named their son after Hitler found guilty of membership in terrorist group

    By jwadmin on November 16, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – A neo-Nazi couple in Britain who named their baby after Hitler were found guilty of being members of a banned terrorist group. Adam Thomas, 22, and Claudia Patatas, 38, were convicted on Monday, Nov. 12, in Birmingham Crown Court in Britain’s West Midlands region for being members of the extreme right-wing organization, National Action. The […]
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  • Almog Elijis, consulate general of Israel, New York sent this note to The Jewish World

    By jwadmin on November 14, 2018
    To the Editor: Hamas is a designated terror organization, motivated by the ideology and doctrine to annihilate the state of Israel. On November 12th beginning at 4:30 p.m. and throughout the night, Hamas launched an unprecedented attack on Israel, firing over 400 rockets from the Gaza strip into Israeli towns and communities. Dozens of Israeli civilians have been hurt by the […]
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