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  • Spring training Was A PR bonanza

    MLB’s Grapefruit and Cactus leagues, spring training in Florida and Arizona respectively were great opportunities to get veterans back in game shape, and help new players acclimate to the Big Leagues. But, spring training is also a tremendous PR bonanza for all the teams in the league. Ronn Torossian breaks it down… Connect with snowbird [...]

  • Star Of David Promotions

    On Thursday night, February 27th at the Millennium Theater, Dmitry Salita’s Star of David Promotions will present a special night of boxing that will be highlighted by an eight round cruiserweight bout.  Michael Lichtenstein and Brooklyn’s Ron Hershco are expected in the crowd. One of the featured undercard bouts will be undefeated Jr. Middleweight Shawn [...]

  • National Jewish Health & The Olympic games

    Taylor and Arielle Gold, recently named to the United States halfpipe snowboarding team, are dedicating their journey to Sochi to the children at the Morgridge Academy at National Jewish Health, the nation’s leading respiratory hospital. The Morgridge Academy is a unique, free day school for chronically ill students in kindergarten through eighth grades. During the past [...]

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  • 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 [...]

  • TOP 10 Songs From Fiddler on the Roof – Thursday’s Top Ten List

    TOP 10 Songs From Fiddler on the Roof – Thursday’s Top Ten List

    Today’s Top 10 ranks the songs from the amazing, timeless musical, Fiddler on the Roof. This task was so overwhelming that I needed to take a couple weeks off before contemplating it. Play the songs, debate your own rankings and try not to sing along, smile and shed a tear or two. Impossible?

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  • YJP Presidents Forum

    The next YJP Presidents Forum will be taking place on May 12th in Manhattan. Previous attendees have included Mark Birnbaum & Henry Swieca. Please see the invitation and registration: http://yjpnewyork.com/yjpforum/ The VIP speakers at the forum are: Stephen Sadove- (Former Chairman of Saks) Peter Holt (CEO Tasti d lite) Richard Ehst (President and COO of Customer’s [...]

  • Jewish Jobs

    Vemma, Ronn Torossian, American Jewish Service & more…   From Vemma Energy Drinks to the Ronn Torossian Foundation, many jobs – here’s some:   Director of Recruitment and Compensation, Jewish Child Care Association: The ideal candidate will oversee and participate in the recruitment of a diverse staff population; Develop various recruitment strategies and relationships with [...]

  • Sales Quotes

    Whether your name is Henry Swieca,  or any other CEO there are some great quotes on sales: ·          “Sales pays the bills and makes the world go ‘round” BK Boreyko, VEMMA   ·         “People don’t buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons.” Zig Ziglar   ·         “Sales are contingent upon the attitude of [...]

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  • Pesach Divrei Torah

    The Yom Tov of Pesach is upon us. The Yom Tov which signifies the power of Hashem is here. The Yom Tov which celebrates our miraculous birth of our nation has arrived. It is our responsibility to recognize what the month of Nissan is all about. In this way, come Iyar, Sivan, and the other [...]

  • Lone Soldier, Olah Find True Love in Israel

    Lone Soldier, Olah Find True Love in Israel

    Jerusalem, Israel, April 13 - Mira Haberfeld, 26, originally from Sacramento, California, made Aliyah (moved to Israel) in 2012 and is now living in Jerusalem. Josh Carr, 26, who made Aliyah from Johannesburg, South Africa three years ago, is a Lone Soldier who served as a combatant in the Kfir Brigade and currently serves as a commander [...]

  • Over 1,000 Russian Jews to Gather for Limmud FSU in Moscow Next Weekend

    Limmud FSU Conference, April 24-27, Klyazma Resort Hotel, Moscow, Russia   Moscow, Russia, April 17 – Over 1,000 Jewish participants, mainly from across Russia, will gather in Moscow, April 24-27 for the Limmud FSU Moscow conference, which is considered the largest Jewish gathering in the former Soviet Union.   Limmud FSU conferences are also considered [...]

  • Ancient Chinese Jewish Community of Kaifeng to Hold Traditional Passover Seder for First Time

    Ancient Chinese Jewish Community of Kaifeng to Hold Traditional Passover Seder for First Time

    Please see attached photo of Tzuri (Heng) Shi (far left) with Michael Freund (right) and Kaifeng Jewish community members. Photo Credit, Courtesy of Shavei Israel. Watch the community prepare for Passover with traditional holiday song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxOQ90tMHWI   Kaifeng, China, April 7 – Nearly 100 members of the ancient Jewish community of Kaifeng, China, are expected to attend [...]

  • Israel’s Healthcare System

    “Israel’s health system has been ranked fourth in the world in terms of efficiency, according to the business news and financial information company Bloomberg.” Haaretz.com     ·         “The government’s role is central as both funder and regulator. Yet, going by many indexes of health outcomes, the result in terms of quality of care is [...]

  • Ronn Torossian To Serve As Dinner Chairman For Annual RAJE Dinner

    -       Torch of Freedom Award To Be Presented To The Blavatnik Archive Foundation – NY, NY – It was announced today that the 6th annual dinner for RAJE (Russian-American Jewish Experience) will be held on Thursday, May 29th, 2014 at Guastavinos, located at 409 East 59th Street . The event will honor the legacy of [...]

  • Harp Tree by Mark Birnbaum & More..

    Whether The Harp Tree by Mark Birnbaum  or another Jewish movie, so many great quotes and great Jewish movies. •         “It’s Hebrew, it’s from the Talmud. It says, “Whoever saves one life, saves the world entire.” Itzhak Stern, Schindler’s List •         “A fiddler on the roof. Sounds crazy, no? But here, in our little village of Anatevka, you [...]

  • EX-POW GILAD SHALIT HIGHLIGHTS FIDF TEXAS CHAPTER GALA

    EX-POW GILAD SHALIT HIGHLIGHTS FIDF TEXAS CHAPTER GALA

      Former UN Amb. Dan Gillerman, U.S. Marine, IDF soldiers speak at event that raises $475,000 Houston, April 9 – Former Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier Gilad Shalit, who was held captive for five years by Hamas terrorists in the Gaza Strip before being freed, was a special guest of the Friends of the Israel [...]

  • Lone Soldier Finds Love in Israel

    Lone Soldier Finds Love in Israel

    Jerusalem, Israel, April 13 – Mira Haberfeld, 26, originally from Sacramento, California, made Aliyah (moved to Israel) in 2012 and is now living in Jerusalem. Josh Carr, 26, who made Aliyah from Johannesburg, South Africa three years ago, is a Lone Soldier who served as a combatant in the Kfir Brigade and currently serves as [...]

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