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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 Speaker Series

    Thursday 9/11 (8am-9:30am), YJP will be hosting a Breakfast Seminar with world-renowned business consultant Roberta Matuson, President of Matuson Consulting. Theme: Creating Your Solar System of Talent Link: http://www.yjpnewyork.com/yjpmentoring/roberta-matuson/   Previous speakers have included Dr. Chauncey Crandall & Ron Hershco.   Geared exclusively for CEOs, presidents, & entrepreneurs, this interactive session will focus on how your organization can dramatically improve its ability to attract [...]

  • Everyone is Not a Financial Expert, and Not All Expert Advice is Good for YOU

    No doubt if you are in your twenties or thirties, you have heard people slightly older than you (or a lot older than you) tell you how to save money. While most of these people mean well, and while oftentimes their advice can be pretty solid, it isn’t all appropriate advice for you. Your Grampa [...]


    The next acclaimed YJP Presidents Forum will take place on Wednesday, September 17th at 5:30 pm in New York. Previous attendees have included Henry Swieca, Mark Birnbaum& others. Please see details and RSVP: http://yjpnewyork.com/yjpforum/ The speakers for the forum are: Michael Chernow: Co-Owner and General Manager of The Meatball Shop Melissa Bushell: Founder of Baked [...]

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  • RAJE Rosh Chodesh Event

    Join the ladies of RAJE for an incredible Rosh Chodesh Elul celebration this Thursday @ 7pm. Get your fashionista on with a special presentation by Hanna Fayzlova just in time for fashion week there will be a mini- sample sale and collection preview of the coolest looks just in time for the Fall season. When: [...]

  • A Heavenly Emissary

    Reprinted with permission  from Yated Ne’eman A Heavenly Emissary By Tzvi Yaakovson   Rabbi Chananya Chollak reminds me somewhat of the officers in the army whose task is to break the tragic news to family members that their sons, soldiers in the army, have died in battle. It is a task that wears a person [...]

  • Ezer Mizion’s Matan – Petach Tikvah Summer Camp

    Shalom dear readers! Finally, the day arrived to set off to the Matan Club summer camp. At 8:30 in the morning, we came to the pick-up station in Petach Tikvah. The buses were already lined up, and some of the campers were already on board. Like last year, this time again the bus was equipped [...]

  • IAC Announces New Birthright Program for Young American Hebrew Speakers

    New initiative responds to recent study that found 17% of second-generation Israeli-Americans are married to Non-Jews and Hebrew fluency dropping dramatically   Los Angeles, August 26 – The Israeli-American Council (IAC) has partnered with the successful Taglit Birthright Israel program to launch a special Hebrew track called IAC Shelanu.  The new program offers a 10-day [...]

  • Parshas Shoftim Summary

    1st and 2nd Aliyot: Moshe details the most important characteristics of a Judge: the ability to remain objective and the strength to refuse bribery. The singular focus of the Shofet must be to carry out the will of G-d as detailed in the Halacha. Nothing must deter him in carrying out his mission of justice. [...]

  • The Month of Elul: A Month of Preparation

    The final month in the Jewish Calendar, Elul, is a time for introspection, a time to prepare one’s self for the coming year and the upcoming holiday of Rosh HaShana, a holiday on which we praise Hashem and his kingship. At this time of the year, one may ask “What am I supposed to do? [...]

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