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  • Financial updates

    By jwadmin on November 19, 2019
    Tuesday, November 19, 2019 – U.S. futures are pointing to a higher open, as investors digest earnings reports and await fresh developments on the U.S.-China trade front. The Dow and S&P 500 are both rising 0.2% in pre-market action. The Nasdaq 100 is trading 0.4% above fair value on the GLOBEX. The early moves extend Monday’s gains, in which all […]
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  • Yoram Ettinger: Anti-US Islamic terrorism – the Jefferson legacy

    By jwadmin on November 18, 2019
    By Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative” November 14, 2019, https://bit.ly/2Xdyp1z Iran’s Ayatollahs and their subordinates, Hezbollah, Islamic Jihad and Hamas, represent the wave of Islamic terrorism, which has plagued the Middle East – primarily Muslim societies – since the 7th century, surging into Europe, Asia, Africa, South, Central and North America. In fact, most Muslim regimes […]
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  • Israel’s targeted assassination of terror operative sends a double message

    By jwadmin on November 14, 2019
    By ISRAEL KASNETT (JNS) – The Israeli missile that blasted through senior Islamic Jihad terrorist Baha Abu Al-Ata’s Gaza bedroom window at 4 a.m. on Tuesday morning, Nov. 12, may have killed the man and his wife, but it also sent a broader message to Hamas and Iran. While officials insisted this was a “one-off” operation and Israel does not […]
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  • DC Report: Differences feared; anger and hate seem to be on the upswing

    By jwadmin on November 14, 2019
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield “Go back where you came from.” “You’re invaders and don’t belong here.” Sound familiar?  I remember people shouting that at the Jewish refugees who came to my hometown of Cleveland after the war. They were called “the DP’s,” displaced persons, and they dressed differently, spoke differently and looked different. We are hearing it more lately […]
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  • What is causing the spike in anti-Semitic attacks in Brooklyn?

    By jwadmin on November 14, 2019
    By BEN SALES NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Days after a series of attacks against Jews across Brooklyn, the Anti-Defamation League announced that it would double funding for a school program combating hate. But city officials say more than education is needed to stop the rash of attacks, which have spiked across this city in 2019. That’s because the problem […]
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  • Backlash to EU court ruling requiring labeling of products

    By jwadmin on November 14, 2019
    (JNS) – Jewish and pro-Israel groups blasted the ruling by the European Court of Justice requiring products coming from the West Bank, eastern Jerusalem and the Golan Heights to be labeled as such and not “made in Israel.” The court decided, “Israel is present in the territories concerned as an occupying power and not as a sovereign entity.” The decision stemmed […]
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  • Rabbi Shalom Hammer to speak at Lauber Memorial Lecture on Nov. 20

    By jwadmin on November 13, 2019
    SCHENECTADY–The guest speaker at Congregation Beth Israel’s annual Jack Lauber Memorial Lecture slated for Wednesday, Nov. 20, will be Rabbi Shalom Hammer, whose topic “Engaging the Disengaged,” is especially pertinent to today’s Jewish community which often deals with Jewish youth who are uninterested in Judaism and/or Israel, or who are hostile to traditions and values of both, according to program […]
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  • 200 help with tikkun olam on COGH’s  22nd annual mitzvah day

    By jwadmin on November 13, 2019
    SCHENECTADY– Congregation Gates of Heaven (CGOH) recently held its 22nd annual mitzvah day. Two hundred members of the congregation volunteered at agencies throughout the area and helped out at the temple.  The day began with a blessing from Rabbi Matt Cutler, followed by a lunch at the temple. After lunch, the volunteer teams headed off to their assigned agencies. Congregants […]
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  • Congregation Ohav Shalom to honor Dorothy, Rob Ganz and Sheila, Ira Lobel with Shomrei Habayit Award at Nov. 17 brunch

    By jwadmin on November 13, 2019
    ALBANY– Congregation Ohav Shalom will honor Dorothy and Rob Ganz and Sheila and Ira Lobel at its annual Shomrei Habayit Gala Brunch on Sunday, Nov. 17, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the synagogue, 113 New Krumkill Rd., Albany. “We are fortunate to have such dedicated volunteers at Ohav Shalom,” said Judy Avner, president of the Ohav Shalom Board […]
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  • Beth Tephilah’s lodge to focus on lessons of those who have died in workshops Nov. 17, Dec. 15

    By jwadmin on November 13, 2019
    TROY–The Chill and Schmooze Lodge, located at Beth Tephilah Synagogue, 82 River St., Troy, has announced a two-part workshop on Sundays, Nov. 17 and Dec. 15, at 1 p.m. entitled “Our Special Connections.” Attendees, who are invited to attend either or both sessions, will have an opportunity to share life lessons of loved ones who have died and review the […]
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