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  • Jewish stars enjoying exciting season

    Jewish stars enjoying exciting season

    The NFL season is well and truly under way, with the long road to Super Bowl nearing a crucial point. So far this season, there have been plenty of Jewish names to keep an eye on, with some names grabbing the headlines and enjoying their time in the sport.   There is a genuine spine [...]

  • 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 [...]

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

    Jew in the City Announces 2014 Top 10 Orthodox Jewish All Stars

    Third Annual “Orthodox Jewish All Stars” awards and premiere party Dec. 2 in NYC celebrates Jewish pride amid growing anti-Semitism New York, NY, Nov. 20 – Forbes magazine-ranked hedge fund manager and philanthropist Henry Swieca, BCBGeneration Creative Director Joyce Azria, and Columbia Law School Dean Emeritus David Schizer are among 10 people who have been named [...]

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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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  • Israeli Startups NYC

    Israeli Startups NYC will be hosting their next event shortly.  Yet, in the meantime, during Hanukkah, they ask people who want to help support Israel to partner with them. Israeli Startups NYC is working on building a bridge between Israel and New York tech communities and bringing “Startup Nation” wisdom to every household in the US. [...]

  • Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic To Host Financing Forum

    Featuring Entrepreneurs and Companies from Technology (Internet, Software, Security, SaaS, Mobile Systems, etc), Life Sciences-Pharma-Medical Devices, Consumer Products, Real Estate and more! Keiretsu Forum is the world’s largest private equity angel investment network with more than 1100 accredited investors in 34 chapters on 3 continents who have invested more than $490m in early stage companies [...]

  • Youth Philanthropy

    Jewish Communal Fund (JCF), a New York based non-profit recently launched an innovative app which is available on Itunes – which helps teens and tweens become more involved in charity.  The app, called “Clink!: Making Change by Giving” is an interactive app designed to help young adults determine which issue areas are most important to them [...]

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  • Jonah Engler On The Tel Aviv Marathon

    Entrepreneur Jonah Engler said today it was not exciting that the 2015 Tel Aviv marathon is expecting to attract more than 40,000 runners from all over the world on February 27, 2015. The marathon is as diverse as its participants and encompasses the entire city, passing through the heart of Tel Aviv and its main streets [...]

  • Shabbos Chanukah Halachos

    Lighting Chanukah candles on erev Shabbos and on motzaei Shabbos entails halachos that do not apply on weekday nights. The following is a summary of the special halachos that apply to Shabbos Chanukah. PREPARATIONS: A. If possible, one should daven Minchah on Friday before lighting Chanukah candles.(1)There are two reasons for davening Minchah first: 1) [...]

  • Marriage Is A Beginning. Will It Also Be An End?

    Marriage Is A Beginning. Will It Also Be An End?

    A few months after his marriage, young Arik was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Disease, a form of lymphoma, and his heart began to thrash with a confusion of feelings and thoughts. Together with his new wife, Naomi Rivka, they had built their nest and fostered hopes and dreams for a shared Torah home, for a flourishing [...]

  • Nanash Chasidic Shtiebel in Riverdale Celebrates Liberation of Holy Satmar Rebbe

    Nanash Chasidic Shtiebel in Riverdale Celebrates Liberation of Holy Satmar Rebbe

    Photo Caption: Jeremy Tsigutkin and Rabbi Shlomo Braun while celebrating the Liberation of Satmar Rebbe  at the Nanasher Shteibel in Riverdale   Rabbi & Mrs. Shlomo & Chana Braun from Boro Park spent a most uplifting enjoyable Shabat in Riverdale.  The Shabat included a Bar Mitzvah Celebration for Matan Rosenthal in the Nanasher Rebbe’s House [...]

  • Chanukah: Lights, Camera, Action!

    The festival of Chanukah celebrates the victorious battle of the Maccabees against the Hellenists and how a jar of uncontaminated olive oil miraculously burnt for 8 consecutive days in the Temple. In what is described as a mitzvah chavivah he ad meod, “an exceptionally beloved mitzvah” (Rambam, Hilchos Chanukah 4:12), the universal practice to perform [...]

  • First sufgania in Israel

    First sufgania in Israel

    Modi’in, December 15 – Young new Olim from ages 3-10, who made Aliyah to Israel from the U.S. this past summer with the help of Nefesh B’Nefesh, the Ministry of Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption, The Jewish Agency for Israel and Keren Kayemet L’Israel, celebrated Chanukah at a special Nefesh B’Nefesh gathering in Modi’in. At the event, these young Olim tasted their first [...]

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