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Seven Precious Souls Perish in Brooklyn Fire as Community Grieves; Bodies Flown to Israel for Burial

Seven Precious Souls Perish in Brooklyn Fire as Community Grieves; Bodies Flown to Israel for Burial

Profound grief, shock and disbelief grasped the tight knit Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of Midwood late Saturday, March 21, as they learned that the lives of seven children (ages 5-16) had been claimed in the worst fire in New York City since 2007.

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7 Kids Perish in Brooklyn Fire; Bodies Flown to Israel for Burial

7 Kids Perish in Brooklyn Fire; Bodies Flown to Israel for Burial

Profound grief, shock and disbelief grasped the tight knit Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of...

Israeli Exit Polls: Likud Edges Out Labor By One Seat; Netanyahu Calls Results “A Major Victory”

Israeli Exit Polls: Likud Edges Out Labor By One Seat; Netanyahu Calls Results “A Major Victory”

In a highly publicized and emotionally charged election that has dominated headlines for w...

Israeli Exit Polls: Likud Edges Out Labor By One Seat; Netanyahu Calls Results “A Major Victory”

Israeli Exit Polls: Likud Edges Out Labor By One Seat; Netanyahu Calls Results “A Major Victory”

In a highly publicized and emotionally charged election that has dominated headlines for w...

Senate Seeks To Override Obama Veto of Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act; Jewish Leaders Take On Democratic Officials

Senate Seeks To Override Obama Veto of Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act; Jewish Leaders Take On Democratic Officials

With bipartisan momentum building in the Senate behind legislation to require congressiona...

 

Pressure Mounts on Schumer and Gillibrand; Media to Put Them on the Spot Over Iran Bill

Pressure Mounts on Schumer and Gillibrand; Media to Put Them on the Spot Over Iran Bill

On Friday, March 27 at 12:00 noon, a press conference is scheduled to be held in front of the offices of Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) at ...

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How to Eat A Passover Dinner in Style

How to Eat A Passover Dinner in Style

For some of us, a certain measure of austerity is associated with the Passover holiday. Just as our people were forced to eat unleavened bread after escaping from slavery...

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg May Top Paypal with New Messenger Feature

Facebook’s Zuckerberg May Top Paypal with New Messenger Feature

Last week, the social media giant Facebook posted an announcement on their web site that could revolutionize the way people send and receive money online. Currently, the ...

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Israel’s Elbit to Sell Marines New Laser System

Israel’s Elbit to Sell Marines New Laser System

President Obama may be “re-evaluating” his administration's support of Israel, but Israeli-American defense cooperation is going full steam ahead. On Sunday, March 22, El...

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Boys Town J’slm Students Restore Neglected Jerusalem Cemetery

Boys Town J’slm Students Restore Neglected Jerusalem Cemetery

For nearly two centuries, the “Pauper’s Cemetery” on Jerusalem’s Mount Zion has lain in desecration and ruin. Recently 400 Boys Town Jerusalem students paid a rare, posth...

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Closing in on Treatment for Narcolepsy

Closing in on Treatment for Narcolepsy

Tel Aviv University researcher finds an autoimmune process plays major role in triggering neurological disorder

Falling asleep without warning, anywhere, anytime, is one o...

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Europe’s Emerging Center-Right Tips the Scales Back

Europe’s Emerging Center-Right Tips the Scales Back

Europe might be a riper fruit to pick for Israel than most people think. For all the threats of sanctions and leaked reports recommending punishing Jerusalem for, well, b...

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Are Senators Schumer and Gillibrand Missing in Action?

Are Senators Schumer and Gillibrand Missing in Action?

With all of the flak flying about concerning Prime Minister Neyanyahu's invitation, his talk to congress and the president's overt negative response to Bibi's party's ove...

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“My Heart Trembles, My Heart Shakes and Tears Pour Down my Face”

“My Heart Trembles, My Heart Shakes and Tears Pour Down my Face”

It was the first of Nisan, the anniversary of the dedication of the Mishkan, the wedding day between Hashem and the Jewish people.

It was Friday night. I stood by the wind...

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Cuomo’s Approval Ratings at All Time Low; Teachers’ Union to Blame

Cuomo’s Approval Ratings at All Time Low; Teachers’ Union to Blame

The recent results of a Quinnipac University poll have indicated that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s approval rating has plummeted to an all time low since the state’s chie...

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To Stop Iran's Bomb, Bomb Iran

To Stop Iran's Bomb, Bomb Iran

Jewish Voice Commentary:

Former US Ambassador to the United Nations, John Bolton speaks of existential perils that the current nuclear arms race represents to the world. H...

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Expanding Upon A Thought From The Kli Yakar – Parshas Tzav

Expanding Upon A Thought From The Kli Yakar – Parshas Tzav

At the beginning of Parshas Tzav, the Torah teaches the law of the flour offering: "This is the law of the flour offering, it should be offered by the sons of Aharon befo...

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Obama-Netanyahu Hostility is 'Unprecedented' in History

Obama-Netanyahu Hostility is 'Unprecedented' in History

Historian reveals the key clashes between US presidents and Israeli prime ministers, and why none have been as bad as the 'new low.'

The current diplomatic crisis between ...

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Israeli Among 150 Killed in Germanwings Plane Crash

Israeli Among 150 Killed in Germanwings Plane Crash

As of Tuesday afternoon, March 24, all 150 people, 144 passengers and six crew on board the Germanwings Airbus were pronounced dead in the worst plane disaster in mainlan...

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Islamic State Destroying Ancient Cultural Treasures

Islamic State Destroying Ancient Cultural Treasures

The Islamic State has whipped 5 teachers for secretly teaching private lessons in the city of Mia’dan in the eastern periphery of Ar-Raqqah province. This is part of the ...

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Cops Train Disabled Kids for Jerusalem Marathon

Cops Train Disabled Kids for Jerusalem Marathon

Tears welled in his eyes the first time Jerusalem Police Officer Nir met his marathon training partner. That’s a typical reaction upon encountering the children at ALEH ,...

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Winston Churchill’s War Against Islamists

Winston Churchill’s War Against Islamists

In 1897, twenty-three-year-old Winston Churchill waged war against the Islamists of that day on the North-West Frontier of India. Churchill used his mother’s political in...

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The SAFE Foundation Holds 12th Annual Gala Dinner at the Jersey Shore

The SAFE Foundation Holds 12th Annual Gala Dinner at the Jersey Shore

 

 

 

"On Tuesday afternoon, August 26th, I asked myself, ‘should we go tonight or not?' I was debating whether to attend The SAFE Foundation's Annual Dinner on the Jersey S...

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Art Basel Draws World’s Wealthiest to Miami

Art Basel Draws World’s Wealthiest to Miami

Sunday, December 7, marked the conclusion of Miami Art Weeks 13th and largest annual fair. It lived up to its reputation of being a top tourist draw for south Florida, wi...

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And You Should Tell Your Children – Parshat Vayigash

And You Should Tell Your Children – Parshat Vayigash

For Hanukah this year I received two memorable gifts. The first was an unusual dreidel created using a 3D printer. For those unfamiliar, 3D printing is a process where on...

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Schumer Claims Support for 'Corker/Menendez' Bill; Facts Say Otherwise

Schumer Claims Support for 'Corker/Menendez' Bill; Facts Say Otherwise

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Seems like it’s more of the same disingenuous rhetoric being disseminated by Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY). This time it’s about his public inten...

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