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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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  • Business

  • Lockheed Martin Opens New Office In Israel

    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson officially opened the company’s newest office in Israel to further demonstrates the Corporation’s commitment to supporting the Israeli Defense Force and their “Move to the South” campaign. Former Israeli Air Force Brig. Gen. Shelly Gotman was recently appointed as managing director of Israel for the [...]

  • Cellcom Israel

    Cellcom Israel Ltd. announced that it selected Nokia Solutions and Networks, a worldwide leading network manufacturer, for the supply of its 4G network. The Company intends to commence a rapid deployment of the network, which also supports LTE Advanced technology (4.5 generation), immediately and expects to achieve a wide and high quality deployment of the [...]

  • “Snickers” Ad Really Dissatisfies

    It started as a clever idea, says Ronn Torossian of 5WPR. Take something “normal” and understood, and pull it completely out of context. Hand them a Snickers, and then toss out the punch line: “You’re not ‘you’ when you’re hungry. Grab a Snickers.” So far, so good. In fact, the ad campaign managed to do [...]

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  • Israel As The Worldwide Protector Of The Jewish People

    Last week, when the news arose that Ukrainians had distributed flyers saying that Jews needed to “register” in a certain town, one could only do a hike back only 65 years ago to the horrible times of the Holocaust.  Today, there is a Jewish State who will defend the Jewish people all over the world. [...]

  • Peachandplum.com: Great Shul Clothes!

    An amazing website, peachandplum.com is seeing major growth amongst the community that attends Shabbat & synagogue events regularly. Peach and Plum was created to help your child learn to express and build his or her own individuality with our high-quality, one-of-a-kind clothing. Every child is special and needs encouragement from an early age to grow [...]

  • Russian Jewish Veterans To Be Honored At RAJE Dinner

    It was announced 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 the 500,000 Russian-Speaking Jews who fought the Nazis in World War II, and the brave soldiers of the Israel [...]

  • Debbie Friedman Ultimate Anthology Released

    URJ Books and Music released the ultimate anthology of the musical works of Debbie Friedman, z”l (1951 – 2011). Regarded as one of the most influential Jewish singer-songwriters in history, Debbie is known for her timeless Jewish folk music, filled with peaceful and universal messages, which have been adopted by Jewish congregations and summer camps [...]

  • Shabbat Quotes And Meaning

    Whether in the home of a filmmaker like Mark Birnbaum, or a philanthropist like Henry Swieca, Shabbat has deep meaning for so many people — some quotes on the meaning of the day:   • “Of the many observances and practices of Judaism, the Jewish Sabbath or Jewish Shabbat (in Hebrew) is the best known [...]

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