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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Thursday, July 20, 2017

Special Features

On Sunday June 25, 2017 the Lido Beach Synagogue celebrated its 50th anniversary Jubilee dinner.  The event was held at B'nai Sholom in Rockville center beginning at 5:00 PM.  I had been anxiously anticipating this evening as my parents, Roz and Norton Nesis, and my sister and brother-in-law, Miriam and Robert Weiss, were being honored.  Let's just say the night before was pretty tense as my family was practicing their speeches and getting their attire in order.  The Lido Beach Synagogue, located at 1 Fairway Road on Lido Boulevard, is one of those magnificent edifices that has provided both a winter and summer place of worship for its varied congregants. The shul, which is modern orthodox, welcomes people at all levels

Congregation Toras Emes of Staten Island celebrated 40 years of opening its doors to the Staten Island Jewish community.

Congregation Toras Emes of Staten Island celebrated its 40th Anniversary on June 11, 2017 at a dinner gala honoring its founding members, giving tribute to its present supporters and recognizing its future young leaders. Presiding the event were spiritual leaders Rabbi Yochanan and Rebbetzin Sterna Ivry, Synagogue President and Dinner Chair Lana Schwartzman, Synagogue

The honorees were: Edita & Abraham Spiegel Family; feature film “Denial” and co-founder of the rock group KISS, Gene Simmons & his mother, Holocaust survivor Flora Klein

American Society for Yad Vashem, the organization dedicated to advancing Yad Vashem, The World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem and The Jewish Life Foundation, which funds the creation of Jewish-themed cultural and educational programs on Jewish Life Television (JLTV) hosted their fourth

Easing some of the challenges of a growing commuter neighborhood

Not long ago, Long Island City was one of those places in New York where nobody but residents chose to hang out. As the westernmost section of Queens, connected to Manhattan by the Queensboro/59th Street Bridge, it resembled other industrialized urban neighborhoods—in Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Los Angeles, Philadelphia—where the working class lived because of lower housing costs and the proximity to jobs in factories and the

An innocent Jewish man was hanged by a mob in 1915. Anti-Semites today are justifying his murder

There are some chapters in history nobody likes to be reminded of. The story of Leo Frank, convicted and lynched because of anti-Semitic sentiments, is one such chapter. Most Americans would react in horror to the notion that old-world blood libel played an important part in a trial that took place in the US in the 20th century. Most Jews would rather not think about that time in history when the