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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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  • Frost & Sullivan top Israeli Start-Ups

    Windward, a specialized data and analytics company focused on the maritime domain, has been named one of 10 Israeli startups to watch in 2015 in the Aerospace, Defense and Security sector by Frost & Sullivan. Windward’s technology was recognized for bringing unprecedented visibility to the oceans by transforming maritime big data – the hundreds of […]

  • Miami Entrepreneurs To Israel Trip

    A delegation of influential Miami entrepreneurs and leaders in the tech start-up community is in Israel with Project Interchange, to learn from the country’s thriving tech and innovation sector while sharing best practices and making connections. This week-long intensive trip and workshop in Israel’s globally-recognized tech and innovation sector, is intended to provide participants the […]

  • TEL AVIV MAKE-A-THON HARNESSES CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY TO DESIGN AFFORDABLE AIDS FOR DISABLED

    TEL AVIV MAKE-A-THON HARNESSES CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY TO DESIGN AFFORDABLE AIDS FOR DISABLED

    Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM):TLV, March 17-19, 2015, Tel Aviv Port and Tel Aviv Hilton   TEL AVIV, Mar. 23 – Dozens of innovators and makers gathered in Tel Aviv this week for TOM:TLV, a three-day technology marathon where participants built models and prototypes of aids for people with disabilities. The organizers intend to develop these products further, making them […]

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  • FATAL BROOKLYN FIRE SHOWS SOLIDARITY, STRENGTH OF COMMUNITY

    When seven siblings were killed in a horrific fire last Friday night, the vast majority of the observant Jewish world was insulated from the horror until the Sabbath ended after sundown on Saturday. Within minutes, though, phones, emails, and texts sent the devastating news around the world. The seven children, who ranged in age from […]

  • At Georgetown, WJC President Ronald Lauder Addresses Anti-Semitism, Attacks on Christians

    At Georgetown, WJC President Ronald Lauder Addresses Anti-Semitism, Attacks on Christians

    WASHINGTON, March 25 – World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder addressed the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe and around the world, and the persecution of Christians in the Middle East, as part of the 2014-2015 Hal Israel Endowed Lectureship in Jewish-Catholic Relations at Georgetown University today. The Hal Israel Lecture series seeks to facilitate dialogue […]

  • ZOA Sues BDS Hatikvah Slate In World Zionist Congress Elections

    On March 12, 2015, the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) argued an important case at the Zionist Supreme Court in Jerusalem, to disqualify groups that promote boycotts, sanctions and/or divestment against Israel (“BDS”) from running in the ongoing 2015 World Zionist Congress election. BDS discriminates against Jews and Israelis.  The ZOA therefore argued that organizations that promote […]

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  • Summary On Parshas Tetzaveh

    The following Aliya summary will list the numerous laws detailed in Parshas Mishpatim. A total of 53 Mitzvot are commanded. 1st Aliya: The Parsha opens with the commandment to use pure olive oil in lighting the Menorah. Aharon and his four sons were selected to be the Kohanim. The basic garments of a Kohain consisted […]

  • “Ko’ach Ezer” – All-Embracing Help

    “YOU ARE OUR ANGELS” – A DAY OF SHARING THE BURDEN – WITH RABBI CHANANYA CHOLLAK AND THE EZER MIZION VOLUNTEERS IN THE TOUGHEST HOSPITAL WARDS “Ko’ach Ezer” – All-Embracing Help At the entrance to the Oncology Ward, the world stops. A fight for life rages in every room, in every bed. And as in […]

  • DARTMOUTH’S TUCK BUSINESS STUDENTS RETURN FROM ISRAEL WITH LESSON OF A LIFETIME

    DARTMOUTH’S TUCK BUSINESS STUDENTS RETURN FROM ISRAEL WITH LESSON OF A LIFETIME

    HANOVER, N.H. Mar. 25 – Seventeen students of the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College returned to New Hampshire this weekend after getting a once-in-a-lifetime, on-the-ground lesson of  daily reality in Israel.   Ten men and seven women of the Tuck school explored a different side of Israel for eight days this month, supported […]

  • WJC President Ronald S Lauder to Congress: Where is US?

    WJC President Ronald S Lauder to Congress: Where is US?

    “U.S. must condemn this evil for what it is — the radical Islamic hatred of Jews” WASHINGTON, March 24 – In testimony before a key Congressional committee today, World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder warned that radical Islam is fueling the flames of a new anti-Semitism engulfing Europe, and blasted the United States for […]

  • ZOA Critical of Jeb Bush For Making Anti-Israel James Baker Foreign Policy Adviser

    NEW YORK – March 24. 2015 — The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has criticized former Florida governor and possible republican presidential contender Jeb Bush for appointing the perennially anti-Israel former Secretary of State James Baker as one of his senior foreign policy advisers.   Baker, who served as Secretary of State under President George […]

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