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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Sunday, September 24, 2017

Special Features

It’s no secret that Jews love to travel.  We have an innate appreciation for beauty, broadmindedness for different cultures, and a knack for successful business ventures. At this time of political unrest, however, there are certain locations which would be best left unfrequented. There are plenty of stunning and exotic locations in the world, and unless there is a specific need, there is no reason to put ourselves at jeopardy. The Jewish Voice has compiled this list of places which pose unnecessary risks to travelers. 

-Turkey   The U.S. Department of state has a Travel alert for Turkey. U.S. Citizens are warned not to travel here due to increased threats from terrorist groups particularly in the Southeast of Turkey

This past Sunday I had the privilege of attending an off-the-record discussion on terrorism given by Commissioner Ray Kelly at the home of Carol and Jerry Levin in Westhampton. Afterwards, I went to the only kosher bakery on Main Street in Westhampton which had a vast crowd of Orthodox Jews indulging in pizza and cookies. I overheard a couple saying that the owner, Simon, was seeking to sell the bakery and the small building attached to it for an astounding $6.5 million dollars.

AFSI proudly sponsored its annual Jabotinsky Memorial program this past Thursday, August 3, on the 77th anniversary of Jabotinsky’s death. The event, chaired by AFSI’s Co-Directors, Helen Freedman and Judy Freedman Kadish, was held at the Park East synagogue with an overflow crowd of over two hundred people in attendance. Ambassador Dani Dayan, Consul General of Israel in New York was the featured speaker. His message about Jabotinsky’s 1923 “Iron Wall” speech was riveting. He emphasized that if

Hasidic actor Menashe Lustig tells his unlikely story – going from grocery clerk in Borough Park to critically acclaimed actor

Imagine: you feel it deep in your soul - it’s your dream to become an actor. Now imagine: you are a Hasidic Jew who lives in the cloistered community of New Square where no one watches television or movies and most people don’t even know what an actor is.

Meet Menashe Lustig: Hasidic actor.

Menashe is the star of the critically acclaimed film Menashe, loosely based

The East Hampton Chabad held its annual dinner in East Hampton on Sunday August 13, 2017. With cocktails beginning at 5:00 PM, more than 200 people cut short a perfect beach day to pay homage to the wonderful shul led by Rabbi Leibel Baumgarten located at 13 Woods Lane. The Synagogue became a full year-round presence in 2004 and continues to thrive in both the summer and winter months.

Those who frequent the Friday night service and dinner have the privilege of consuming