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  • 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 […]

  • Football Champion And Winner Of A Super Bowl Is Now A Baal Teshuva – He Is Still Making All The Right Moves

    Today record number of Americans are expected to tune in for Super Bowl XLVII . Every frum local paper has advertisements from eateries for “Super” specials for party platters, hero sandwiches, etc., including the deadline for getting orders in before Super Sunday.  While ads won’t even reference football, the intent could not be clearer. What […]

  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM PROPS

    The National Championship game between Oregon and Ohio State is in many ways a college football version of the Super Bowl.  And, like the Super Bowl, there are prop bets relating to the performance of each team.  While there are hundreds of props involving team and player performance posted on the Super Bowl there’s only […]

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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

  • Enter To Win a TESLA (While Supporting a Great Cause)

    Enter To Win a TESLA (While Supporting a Great Cause)

    We all live on different budgets, and for most of us, a Tesla vehicle is a luxury that hasn’t even made it close to our wish lists. But for some among us, the same can be said about new clothing or shoes. Or chicken for Shabbos. Or even paying the gas bill. The creative fundraisers […]

  • Real Estate Conference

    June 14th marks the Second Annual Real Estate Weekly Young Leaders’ Forum, an annual conference that focuses on the next generation in New York real estate. The Forum highlights emerging players in a series of in depth panels on the latest developments across the industry. The agenda includes panels on “The Future of the City”, […]

  • Tour of the Most Luxurious Resorts in Israel

    Dreaming of a luxurious vacation in the Holyland? Isrotel Luxury Collection Hotels will fulfill every dream: discover the senses and flavors of the holy land, an urban deluxe vacation, a relaxing retreat in the heart of a green forest paradise, a magical desert vacation, or a perfect vacation at the beach. The experts of the Air […]

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  • Israel Boycotters, New Israel Fund donors, The Jewish Communal Fund Hosts Breakfast With Goldman Sachs’ Abby Joseph Cohen

    Jewish Communal Fund (JCF) – a major funder of the New Israel Fund – hosted its third annual Economic Outlook Breakfast on Tuesday at the Harmonie Club. Bloomberg Radio’s Carol Massar, co-host of “Taking Stock,” moderated the panel, which featured Goldman Sachs’ Senior Investment Strategist Abby Joseph Cohen, CFA, as well as Dana Saporta, an […]

  • AJC & Uruguay

    A senior AJC leadership delegation just concluded a two-day visit to Uruguay. The 17-member group was led by AJC Executive Director David Harris, and included Dina Siegel Vann, Director of AJC’s Belfer Institute for Latino and Latin American Affairs (BILLA), as well as AJC lay leaders. During the visit, the group met with Uruguayan Vice […]

  • IAC Announces First-Ever National Celebrate Israel Festival

    Israeli-American Council (IAC) to hold nation-wide festivities honoring Israel’s Independence Day   Los Angeles, CA, April 13 – People across the country will show their support for Israel this May with a first-ever series of national festivals featuring art, music and culture produced by the leading Israeli-American organization, the Israeli-American Council (IAC). IAC’s historic national […]

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  • Sandek – An Overview

    So where does the word “Sandek” come from? The Yalkut Shimoni and the Midrash Tehillim on Tehillim (35:10) state that Dovid HaMelech recited the verse, “All my bones shall declare, ‘Who is like You, Hashem!’ I shall praise You with all my limbs. With my thighs I become Sandiknus to the infants that are circumcised […]

  • The Tears Didn’t Go Unnoticed

    Baruch was crying. His drivers, Amitai and Avi, was sure of it even though Baruch tried to hide it. They had gotten to know Baruch quite well after having driven him and his attendant to dialysis three times a week for a long period. Like all Ezer Mizion staff members, they became so much more […]

  • Israeli Supplement Company Expands

    Tel-Aviv based Sanofi launched a new probiotic supplement for kids in South Korea. Released, in Costco stores under the global Cenovis Kids brand, the new supplement with a delicious vanilla flavor and teddy bear shape is produced by Anlit Ltd., Israel, and designed specifically for kids. “Making an ideal supplement for kids is a complicated […]

  • 10 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Jewish

    You may not know it now, but some of Hollywood’s biggest names have Jewish roots. In fact, many of them still actively practice the faith today. Take a look at these 10 celebrities you probably didn’t know were Jewish: 1. Elizabeth Taylor. This blockbuster actress, best known for her roles in movies like Butterfield 8 […]

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