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JNF Reinforces Relationship with Israel Bonds

The Jewish National Fund (JNF), which supports environmental endeavors in Israel, has planted more than 240 million trees there and established more than 1,000...

New Sephardic Mikvah Opens in Brooklyn

A beautiful new mikvah, the ritual bath most commonly used by married women to observe the laws of taharat hamishpacha, or “family purity,” has...

Met Council and Food Bank For New York City Launch Virtual Food Drive to Help Provide Two Million Pounds of Kosher Foods this Passover

Gift Holiday Food Essentials with the Click of a Mouse from March 19-April 14 This Passover season, more than 100,000 Jewish families in NYC...

Friends of the IDF Raises $26M at Nat’l Gala in NYC

Netanyahu: “The IDF is the  foundation of our existence.”At a time when Israel finds itself faced with challenges at home and abroad, and IDF...

Jewish Woodmere Resident Arrested on Major Weapons Possession Charges

Marc Ringel, a 53-year-old resident of Woodmere, Long Island, was arrested this past week after authorities discovered that he had filled his parents’ home...

Beth Israel’s $13 Million Fiasco

NYC Hospital in Hot Water Over Medicare ScandalIt was recently discovered that Beth Israel Medical Center, in the east side of Manhattan, was cheating...

Questions Arise Over Pinto Followers’ Campaign Contributions to Congressman

A law enforcement official has revealed that the FBI may initiate an investigation into charges that followers of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto, a prominent...

Baby’s Death Following Metzitzah B’Peh Generates Questions, Brooklyn DA Probe

The newly released report of the death of a two-week-old boy at Maimonides Hospital in Brooklyn last September following the performance of a somewhat...

Ohel David and Shlomo

Beachside Sophistication… With Neighborhood SimplicityAs the Manhattan Beach community grew and flourished throughout the latter half of the twentieth century, 1997 brought the most...

Aide to Pupa Rebbe Arrested in Illegal Cigarette Scam

Rabbi Meshulam Rothschild, an aide to the Pupa Rebbe, has been arrested for selling illegal cigarettes to stores in New York City and cheating...

Watchdog Group Praises Progress at Manhattan JCC

Notes Apparent Shift Away from Anti-Israel ProgrammingJCC Watch, a watchdog group dedicated to monitoring the Jewish Community Center on Manhattan’s Upper West Side and...

NY Times Columnist Explains How Media Distorts Religion at Yeshiva University Event

On February 29, Yeshiva University undergraduates and professors filled a lecture hall in Belfer Hall to hear New York Times columnist Sam Freedman discuss...

Fox News CEO: Iran and the Middle East Will Determine Future of America and Democracy

In an introspective presentation to the 2012 National Security and New Media Conference of the Center for Security Policy on Tuesday, Roger E. Ailes,...

Zionism Museum and Education Center Raises Israel Awareness in Brooklyn

A museum and educational center focusing on Zionism has been thriving in Brooklyn. Located at 2810 Nostrand Avenue in the building that is also...

America–Israel Friendship League Condemns Attempt by Food Coop to Join Anti-Israel BDS Movement

Joining a growing chorus of Jewish community leaders and other Israel supporters, the America-Israel Friendship League (AIFL) expressed its “dismay” this week over the...

The Jewish Agency’s ‘Million Dollar Man’

As JAFI Faces Budget Cuts, Fundraiser in New York Still Draws Hefty Paycheck"Hu ha, mi ze ba, Rosh Hamemshala haba!" (“Look who is coming,...

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