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  • DC Report: Trump and McConnell — a tale of two leaders

    By Editor on September 26, 2020
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield Donald Trump has repeatedly declared he has done more for African-Americans than any president since Abraham Lincoln, produced “the best economy in the history of the world,” saved “hundreds of thousands” of American lives, possibly “billions” with his quick and decisive response to the coronavirus pandemic and given this country “the world’s cleanest and safest […]
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  • RGB’s death alarms and saddens Marilyn as she hopes for a better world

    By Editor on September 26, 2020
    By Marilyn Shapiro I will never forget where I was when I heard of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing. My husband Larry and I were in front of our computer, chatting with our fellow Congregation Shalom Aleichem members before our Rosh Hashanah Zoom service was to begin. “Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away,” interjected a member who had just […]
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  • Yoram Ettinger: Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) Guide for the Perplexed, 2020

    By Editor on September 25, 2020
    By Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative” Based on ancient Jewish Sages, September 24, 2020, https://bit.ly/36enGL1 More on Jewish holidays: Smashwords, Amazon 1. Yom Kippur is observed on the 10th day of the Jewish month of Tishrei (September 28, 2020), whose astrological sign is Libra (♎), which symbolizes the key themes of Yom Kippur: truth, justice, scales, […]
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  • Financial updates

    By Editor on September 25, 2020
    Friday, September 25, 2020 – U.S. stock futures are tracking global stocks lower on Friday, putting the major averages on track for a fourth straight week of losses. The Dow is down 0.5%, while the S&P 500 is dipping 0.4% in pre-market action. The Nasdaq 100 is off less than 0.1%. With just four trading sessions remaining in September, U.S. […]
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  • The end of the wash, rinse, repeat cycle?

    By Editor on September 24, 2020
    By CARIN M. SMILK (JNS) – This was supposed to be a celebratory week—the week that parents everywhere could finally relax a little, breathe in and feel that their children are learning again. While it looks very different, it’s still something—and something, as they say, is better than nothing. Yet, the first-day photos didn’t look right. (The fact that the […]
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  • Shofar: A love song

    By Editor on September 24, 2020
    Robert Weinger reveals his personal Jewish journey from Devil Mountain to the Jericho Valley. By DEBORAH FINEBLUM (JNS) – As first-chair trumpet in the Orville Wright Junior High School band in Los Angeles in 1966, Robbie Weinger didn’t know it, but he was training his lips for their destiny: to enable their owner to become one of the world’s master […]
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  • Do the lessons of 9/11 still apply in a post-COVID world?

    By Editor on September 24, 2020
    By JONATHAN S. TOBIN (JNS) – For some of us, it seems like it happened yesterday. For others, the 9/11 attacks are ancient history or just a meme about an event that doesn’t resonate with their concerns. It’s been 19 years since the 9/11 attacks and, as many of us feared, the commemorations of this trauma are beginning to seem […]
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  • Rabbi Marmon selected to lead Congregation Shaara Tfille

    By Editor on September 23, 2020
    SARATOGA SPRINGS–Congregation Shaara Tfille and The Jewish Community Center of Saratoga Springs has hired Rabbi Boaz Marmon as its new spiritual leader, Linda Bertrand congregation president, has announced, The new rabbi reports that he was raised in a family of “wandering Jews,” with stops in West Germany, North Carolina, Chicago, Phoenix, San Antonio, southeast England and Nebraska.  The volume of […]
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  • Luft creates Shviti for Agudat Achim Biblical Garden

    By Editor on September 23, 2020
    SCHENECTADY– Congregation Agudat Achim has accepted a donation for its biblical garden of an artwork from congregant Mishka Luft.  Luft created an aluminum Shviti 15” x 20” in size. Deborah Friedson, the congregation’s art and beautification chairwoman, explained that the Shviti is an object for gazing, composed of the four letters of the unpronounceable divine name, YHVH, and means “I […]
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  • Jewish Family Services announces scholarship opportunities for local college students

    By Editor on September 23, 2020
    Jewish Family Services of Northeastern New York (JFS) scholarships of $1,000-$2,000 are now available to help support Jewish students with college-related expenses. Applications now being considered are for the 2020-2021 academic year. Students must provide proof of enrollment/admission prior to scholarship being issued. Scholarships are made possible by The David and Rose Udelson Bray Scholarship Fund, The Hessberg Trust, and […]
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