• Sports

  • WJC Leader Urges FIFA: Keep Israel in International Soccer and Divisive Politics Out of It

    Jewish communities defend Israel over possible FIFA suspension   Keep Israel in international soccer and divisive politics out of it, World Jewish Congress leader urges FIFA   NEW YORK, May 27 – The president of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) today appealed to the 209 member associations of FIFA to reject a Palestinian demand to […]

  • Israeli Americans: David Blatt is Our Role Model

    DAVID BLATT IS AN ISRAELI-AMERICAN ROLE MODEL   ISRAELI-AMERICAN COMMUNITY CONGRATULATES CLEVELAND CAVALIERS AND THEIR COACH FOR WINNING NBA EASTERN CONFERENCE PLAYOFFS   NEW YORK, May 26 – Shawn Evenhaim, chairman of the Israeli-American Council (IAC), the largest Israeli-American organization in the U.S., issued the following statement tonight about the Cleveland Cavaliers’ winning the NBA […]

  • Israel Sports Tours Launches

    Israel Sports Tours, a division of American Express Travel Services Israel, launched Israel Sports Tours. One can tee off into the 2nd Century, cycle and rappel through the pages of history, or sink that putt on one of the “holiest” places in the world, whatever your interest Israel Sports Tours, the country’s first dedicated sports […]

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  • Jew in the City Awards Top 10 Orthodox Jewish  All Stars For 2014

    Jew in the City Awards Top 10 Orthodox Jewish All Stars For 2014

    Third Annual “Orthodox Jewish All Stars” awards and gala Dec. 2 in NYC celebrates Jewish pride amid growing anti-Semitism New York, NY, Dec. 5 – More than 300 Jews from across the religious spectrum from Hasidic to secular gathered for the Third Annual Orthodox Jewish All Stars Awards red-carpet event this week at the Museum […]

  • Passenger Offended

    On a  Northwest Airways flight from Atlanta, a well attired middle-aged woman found herself sitting next to a man wearing a kippa (‘yarmulka’ in  Yiddish). She called the attendant over to complain about her seating. ‘What seems to be the problem, Madam?’ asked the attendant. ‘You’ve sat me next to a Jew!! I can’t possibly sit next to this […]

  • “Jew in the City” Announces Top 10 Orthodox Jewish All Stars of 2013

    The Jew in the City Second Annual “Top 10 Orthodox Jewish All Stars” Awardees and Red Carpet event will take place on Sunday, November 24th in New York City New York, NY, October 16, 2013 –   U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Nobel Laureate Robert Aumann are among ten individuals who have been named 2013 Orthodox Jewish […]

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  • Business

  • Repair the World Announces New COO

    Repair the World Announces New COO

    NEW YORK, June 29 – Repair the World announced today that Elizabeth “Liz” Fisher, former Managing Director of Birthright NEXT, will become the Jewish service organization’s Chief Operating Officer on August 17th. The new COO position will oversee all non-program departments at Repair the World including Development, Finance and Operations, and Marketing and Communications. “With […]

  • Companies You Might Want to Work For

    We all want to work for an employer who provides a comfortable and welcoming environment. Some companies are just better at providing it than others. If your goal is to work for a business that is gay friendly, you may think you have few options. But many people are surprised by the number of companies […]

  • Benefits For Hourly Employees

    Many companies prefer to hire hourly employees rather than salaried employees. Although Allied Time records ensure fair pay and accurate hours for both workers and employers, questions often come up about employee benefits. Businesses must establish clear benefit policies for hourly employees. Benefit Guidelines To establish clear guidelines, companies who employ hourly workers must create […]

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  • Politics

  • Repair the World Announces New COO

    Repair the World Announces New COO

    NEW YORK, June 29 – Repair the World announced today that Elizabeth “Liz” Fisher, former Managing Director of Birthright NEXT, will become the Jewish service organization’s Chief Operating Officer on August 17th. The new COO position will oversee all non-program departments at Repair the World including Development, Finance and Operations, and Marketing and Communications. “With […]

  • Rabbi Shlomo Braun Welcomes Captain Kenneth M. Quick

    Rabbi Shlomo Braun Welcomes Captain Kenneth M. Quick

    Rabbi Shlomo Braun representing Senator Martin J. Goldin officially welcomed Captain Kenneth M. Quick on Thursday, June 25 at the Community Board 12 as the Captain of the 66th precinct, where he took charge three months ago. At the 66th Precinct it is customary for many years, that the precinct Captain meets with community leaders […]

  • Wounded Israeli Veterans to Join WWP Soldier Ride in N.Y.

    Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Soldier Ride Manhattan – July 16 Babylon – July 17 The Hamptons – July 18   NEW YORK, June 29 – Five former Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers who were wounded during their military service will participate in the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Soldier Ride alongside wounded U.S. veterans in Manhattan […]

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