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Posts Tagged: new york

March 1, 2017 8:43 am
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Tuvia Tenenbom: In the Land of the Free, the Brave Are Quiet (EXCERPT)

The following is an excerpt from theater director, author and journalist Tuvia Tenenbom's newly released book, The Lies They Tell, an account of the Americans...

December 23, 2016 7:38 am
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Nassau County Police: New York Community College Student Arrested for Spray-Painting 110 Swastikas on Campus Motivated by Perceived Slights From Jewish Neighbors

A Nassau Community College (NCC) student responsible for spray-painting 110 swastikas and other antisemitic graffiti at different locations on campus acted out of the belief that Jews...

December 13, 2016 6:10 am
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Newly Released Footage Provides Evidence of Anti-Israel Indoctrination at New York State Elementary School Event

Footage showing young children at a New York state elementary school being indoctrinated to hate Israel at an event last year has recently been released following a...

September 9, 2016 12:48 pm
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Jewish Father Says Antisemitic Bullying No Longer Confined to College Campuses After Daughter Forced to Switch High Schools Over Harassment

Antisemitic bullying is not confined to college campuses, a Jewish father cautioned in a New York Daily News op-ed on Thursday, after his daughter was...

August 19, 2016 6:26 am
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Cousins Meet for First Time on Immigration Flight to Israel

A pair of cousins met for the first time on Tuesday -- on an aliyah flight to Israel. Third cousins David Weitzman and Jacob Roshgadol found...

August 11, 2016 12:57 pm
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Homes of Two New York Rabbis Hit in Alleged Coordinated Firecracker Attack

Two Rockland County, New York rabbis were the target of an alleged coordinated firecracker attack outside their homes Tuesday evening, NBC New York reported. According...

July 21, 2016 1:56 pm
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Israel Advocacy Lawyer Calls Suit Against American Studies Association for ‘Discriminatory’ Boycott of Jewish State ‘Test Case’ for US Judicial System (INTERVIEW)

A new lawsuit challenging the American Studies Association’s (ASA) “discriminatory” academic boycott of Israel is a “test case” for the US judicial system, the attorney...

June 27, 2016 12:34 pm
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At New York Gay Pride Parade, Israel’s Presence an Important Act of Solidarity With Orlando Massacre Victims, Says Spokesman

Israel’s presence at Sunday’s annual New York Gay Pride Parade was a meaningful act of solidarity with the victims of the Orlando massacre, highlighting the...

April 10, 2016 8:13 am
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Cruz Courts Brooklyn Jews, Says Obama Treating Netanyahu ‘Shamefully’ (VIDEO)

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz told a group of Orthodox Jewish supporters in Brooklyn on Thursday that the Obama administration has treated Israel’s prime minister...

December 7, 2015 7:42 pm
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Mayor de Blasio to Attend Chanukah Lighting After Manhattan Menorah Vandalized and Smashed

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to join the Upper East Side Chabad and nearby Kehilath Jeshurun for the second night of Chanukah lighting,...

December 2, 2015 7:54 am
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Jewish Human Rights Organization Deplores Antisemitic Assault on New York City Judaica Shop Manager

The Anti-Defamation League said on Tuesday it was horrified by an antisemitic assault at a Judaica shop in Manhattan's Upper West Side neighborhood on Monday. “We are deeply disturbed...

November 17, 2015 2:12 pm
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Senator Schumer: Condoning Terror Against Israel Led to Paris Attacks

Because the world failed to rise up against terrorism directed against Israel beginning in the 1970s, the type of terrorism witnessed last Friday across Paris, killing more than...

October 9, 2015 1:53 pm
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Klinghoffer Daughters Recall: The Palestinian Terrorists Killed Our Father to Prove They Had No Mercy

“The reason they killed our father was because they wanted the world to know the that they had no mercy,” Isla Klinghoffer told an audience...

September 21, 2015 2:31 pm
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Prominent New York Rabbis Relish Pope’s Yom Kippur Visit

Pope Francis's landing in the United States on Tuesday marks a date just a few weeks shy of the 50th anniversary of the Vatican's adoption of the Nostra...

Culture

British Actor Daniel Craig’s Weakness for Jewish Food Revealed as Reason for Fuller Face

British actor Daniel Craig's frequent visits to a kosher restaurant in London...

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

New Israeli Line of Passover Wine Launched by Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire

JNS.org - At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday,...

Features

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

World

European Union Leader Warns Poland Must Stop Antisemitic Remarks

Poland's ruling party must do everything it can to stop antisemitic remarks that are hurting Poland's standing in the world and putting its interests at risk, European Council President Donald...

Israel

Israeli Military: Tear Gas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Cus...

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Ditch Mosque Microphones and Reduce Number of Mosques

JNS.org - Saudi journalist Mohamed Al-Suhaimi said he was in favor of silencing microphones in mosques, saying that the “terrifying” sound of the adhan call to prayer “coming from all directions”...

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