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  • A Primer for the Media on Viruses, Vaccines, and Covid-19

    By Editor on September 29, 2020
    Roger W. Koops American Institute for Economic Research 2020 is a year when many things besides people have died, or at least placed on indefinite life support. Music and most arts and culture (at least audience-based), education, a person’s livelihood, social trust and interaction, common sense and common decency, debate, and we can include responsible journalism to the list. In […]
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  • Financial updates

    By Editor on September 29, 2020
    Tuesday, September 29, 2020 – A month-end relief rally in equities lost steam on Tuesday. The Dow fell 131 points, while the S&P 500 declined 0.5%. The Nasdaq Composite slipped 0.3%. All three indexes remain on track for their first monthly decline since March, though the S&P 500 is still on course for its best back-to-back quarterly performance since 2009. […]
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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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  • 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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