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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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  • Israel Pharma Market Growing

    The CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - Israel 2014 report says technological advances in the medical field, high expenditure on research and development and a robust economy provide the building blocks for the growth of the Israeli pharmaceutical market. During the 2008-2013 period, the Israeli pharmaceutical market increased at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) at 3.0%. [...]

  • Jonah Engler Praises First Bank Of Israel

    Entrepreneur Jonah Engler praised The First Bank of Israel for being the first bank to deploy a holistic, personalized guidance solution covering both Investments and banking relationships. According to Ella Golan, Head of banking division and executive vice president at First International Bank: “Our view of the service is that it’s an innovative, new approach [...]

  • ‘KOSHER SUPERVISOR OF THE YEAR’ AWARD TO BE PRESENTED AT KOSHERFEST 2014 November 11-12, 2014, Meadowlands Exposition Center, Secaucus, NJ

    The 2014 “Kosher Supervisor of the Year” award, presented by KASHRUS Magazine will, once again, be presented at the upcoming 2014 Kosherfest, the world’s largest business to business trade show for the kosher industry. The award is sponsored by Kosherfest and will be presented on Tuesday, November 11 at 12:30pm. The “Kosher Supervisor of the [...]

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  • ZOA Wins Awards For Website

    The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has been named a Silver Award winner in the “political” category in the International Davey Awards competition. The Davey Awards is an international creative award honoring exclusively outstanding creative work from the best small firms worldwide. Winners of the 2014 international digital design competition were announced by the Academy [...]

  • Protests Against Klinghoffer Opera To Continue Wednesday Night

    Rabbi Avi Weiss will lead a group of protestors on Wednesday evening, October 29th from 6:30-7:30 PM , across the street from the Lincoln Center Plaza at Broadway & 65th Street to protest “The Death of Klinghoffer” which will be shown that evening at the Metropolitan Opera.    Previous protests have included Former New York [...]

  • MP Irwin Cotler: canada needS to protect ITS CITIZENS – BUT ALSO DEMOCRACY

    MP Irwin Cotler: canada needS to protect ITS CITIZENS – BUT ALSO DEMOCRACY

    Cotler addresses some 500 Russian-speaking Jews in Huntsville, Ontario this weekend for the inaugural Limmud FSU conference in Canada Huntsville, Ontario, Oct. 27 – Canadian Member of Parliament Irwin Cotler said the country needs to toughen security measures against terrorism, while preserving the nation’s democratic freedoms. Cotler addressed the recent terror attacks in Canada in remarks [...]

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  • When Should an Injured Worker Contact a Lawyer?

    Injured workers in Iowa often have a long road ahead of them. One of the worst things that can happen for an injured worker, besides suffering the original injury, is having a case denied or otherwise find they are unable to get proper compensation. You could benefit from legal help if you’re an injured worker. [...]

  • What’s App?

    Instant messaging on smartphones can be used for many things. In the Ezer Mizion Family, it is used to see how we can help? Does someone have a problem?  Is help needed here? There? Are you in the area? Does your schedule allow you to make a detour? Do you have the equipment/expertise to be [...]

  • A Special Simcha

    This year, once again, thousands gathered at Ezer Mizion’s annual Simchat Beit Ha’shoevah celebration for children and youths with special needs. The children were joined by their families, their dedicated volunteer counselors and many others who came to share in the happening. The air was permeated with electricity as song after song soared to the [...]

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  • An Ode to the Greatness of Tel Aviv

    Having just returned from a quick trip, I can report that Tel Aviv is truly one of the greatest cities in the world.  It is the cultural and business capital of Israel, and home to the second-largest economy in the Middle East.   The city seems to have electric energy – where every single block [...]

  • Halachic Analysis: No Tuition; No Re-Admission

    THE HEROES They are the true heroes behind our Yeshivos and Day Schools.  They work 50, 60, sometimes 80 hours a week to ensure that the teachers, Rabbis and staff get paid.  They are the Yeshiva administrators, whose job it is to seek philanthropists to pay for student scholarships, to keep down expenses, and to nudge parents [...]

  • Uzi Heitman: In This country

    Great song by Uzi Heitman – Be’haaretz Hazot: In This Country:   Lyrics which should be remembered:   “I was born in this country והלכתי לאורכה ולרוחבה And walked up and down גם אבי חלם על הארץ הזאת My father dreamed about this country הרבה שנים לפני שהוא בא Many years before he came גם [...]

  • NJ Premier: “Body & Soul-The State of the Jewish Nation”

    The Israel Support Committee of Central New Jersey invites you to the New Jersey premier of Gloria Greenfield’s newest film “Body & Soul—The State of the Jewish Nation.” This cinematic and educational triumph presents the historical, religious and archeological connections of the Jewish People to the Land of Israel. The movie answers the propaganda, misinformation [...]

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