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JTA
9 Jewish LGBTQ activists you should knowSrully) Stein wrote on her blog last year. Stein’s community was a Hasidic Jew
9 Jewish LGBTQ activists you should know
JTA / Posted yesterday
Srully) Stein wrote on her blog last year. Stein’s community was a Hasidic Jewish one — in fact Stein, from Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is descended from a long line of influential Hasidic rabbis. That made her decision to leave the haredi Orthodox... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Jewish-based group connects kidney donors to strangerskidney, possibly while suffering through thrice-weekly dialysis treatments. In
Jewish-based group connects kidney donors to strangers
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
kidney, possibly while suffering through thrice-weekly dialysis treatments. Instead, word-of-mouth led Sarna to Renewal, a Brooklyn-based non-profit that facilitates live kidney donations — particularly within Jewish communities, the faith of the... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Parashat Behaalotecha: Summer VacationJew must never feel “free” from the Torah’s obligations. We are bound by G-d’s
Parashat Behaalotecha: Summer Vacation
The Jewish Press / Posted 4 days ago
Jew must never feel “free” from the Torah’s obligations. We are bound by G-d’s laws when we are in yeshiva, at home, in the synagogue, in the office, at a social event, or on vacation. Even when we “journey from the Mountain of G-d,” when we – for... Read more
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Deseret News
Anti-Semitic assaults spike in USshould go back to Auschwitz” and struck a rabbinical student, who fell to the p
Anti-Semitic assaults spike in US
Deseret News / Posted 6 days ago
should go back to Auschwitz” and struck a rabbinical student, who fell to the pavement. — Two people walking home from synagogue in Brooklyn were pelted with eggs by four perpetrators shouting: “You f—— Jews. I am going to kill you.” — Two... Read more
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Philly.com
Jay B. Harris, a Philly lawyer 'at the top of his career'lawyers and impressed upon his law partners the need to promote women and minor
Jay B. Harris, a Philly lawyer 'at the top of his career'
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
lawyers and impressed upon his law partners the need to promote women and minorities in the firm, Fineman said. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mr. Harris graduated from Roslyn High School on Long Island, and earned a bachelor of science in urban... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Anti-Semitic Violence In New York Skyrockets In 2015that “the people who are targeted in New York know to report the incident right
Anti-Semitic Violence In New York Skyrockets In 2015
The Jewish Week / Posted 6 days ago
that “the people who are targeted in New York know to report the incident right away.” Many of the assaults occurred in Brooklyn, which saw more counts of anti-Semitism than any other borough in New York. In March, a Hasidic man and his son were... Read more
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JTA
NY Hasidic singer Lipa Schmeltzer stars in Israeli Pepsi Max adLipa, who has broken with his Brooklyn haredi Orthodox community in supporting
NY Hasidic singer Lipa Schmeltzer stars in Israeli Pepsi Max ad
JTA / Posted 7 days ago
Lipa, who has broken with his Brooklyn haredi Orthodox community in supporting the State of Israel, recorded a minute-long Pepsi Max commercial blending Israeli culture with his own Yiddish roots, that was published online Monday. He quickly... Read more
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The Forward
Kosher Sushi and All the Week’s DishRoll”? Sushi’s become a staple for the kosher crowd, says The New York Times .
Kosher Sushi and All the Week’s Dish
The Forward / Posted 7 days ago
Roll”? Sushi’s become a staple for the kosher crowd, says The New York Times . More than 100 kosher sushi spots operate in Brooklyn alone — and most have opened in the last decade. Why? It’s parve. It’s convenient. And “you have your protein,... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Masbia To Reopen Facility In Boro Park with Crowdfunding CampaignChef Ruben Diaz standing outside of the new Masbia facility in Boro ParkPhoto C
Masbia To Reopen Facility In Boro Park with Crowdfunding Campaign
The Jewish Press / Posted 18 days ago
Chef Ruben Diaz standing outside of the new Masbia facility in Boro ParkPhoto Credit: Masbia Brooklyn, NY – June 7, 2016 — Renowned for their kosher soup kitchens that have served millions of meals to the hungry and the needy, Masbia will be... Read more
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J Weekly
the organic epicure | Cookbook as diverse as Oakland has a Jewish backstoryand Anya Ku were fundraising for their cookbook “Flavors of Oakland,” among the
the organic epicure | Cookbook as diverse as Oakland has a Jewish backstory
J Weekly / Posted 19 days ago
and Anya Ku were fundraising for their cookbook “Flavors of Oakland,” among the first places they turned to were their synagogues. “Everything about Judaism feels very grassroots,” said Sontag, a Tehiyah Day School alumnus who grew up with the... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Jewish-Muslim Dialogue Requires Brutal Honestythe moderate Muslims?” “Hineni, we are here,” he told a rapt audience of more
Jewish-Muslim Dialogue Requires Brutal Honesty
The Jewish Week / Posted 21 days ago
the moderate Muslims?” “Hineni, we are here,” he told a rapt audience of more than 350 people Monday night at Park Avenue Synagogue. His message, delivered with both passion and warm humor, was that the majority of Muslims and Jews, whom he... Read more
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The Jewish Press
NY Gov Signs Anti-Boycott Law then Joins 52nd Israel Parade in Pouring Rain [video]Ezra Academy Friends of Israel Scouts – Tzofim Tzabar Friends of the IDF Friend
NY Gov Signs Anti-Boycott Law then Joins 52nd Israel Parade in Pouring Rain [video]
The Jewish Press / Posted 23 days ago
Ezra Academy Friends of Israel Scouts – Tzofim Tzabar Friends of the IDF Friends of Yashar LaChayal /East Brunswick Tri-Synagogue Alliance Frisch School Golda Och Academy H.E.S. Hebrew Educational Society HAFTR Lower/Middle/High School HALB... Read more
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New York Post
‘He was a pure soul’: Boy who fatally fell from window mournedThe 5-year-old boy who tragically plunged five stories to his death from a Broo
‘He was a pure soul’: Boy who fatally fell from window mourned
New York Post / Posted 26 days ago
The 5-year-old boy who tragically plunged five stories to his death from a Brooklyn balcony was mourned at an outdoor funeral service Thursday afternoon as hundreds of black-clad tearful grievers surrounded the boy’s tiny casket. Mourners joined the... Read more
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J Weekly
Indian synagogue holds first Sabbath service in decadesA nearly 900-year-old synagogue recently held its first Sabbath service in deca
Indian synagogue holds first Sabbath service in decades
J Weekly / Posted 26 days ago
A nearly 900-year-old synagogue recently held its first Sabbath service in decades in one of the diaspora’s most far-flung places: the coastal Indian city of Cochin. Congregants came from four continents for what could be the last such observance in... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Brooklyn Yeshivas In The 1930s (Part II)(Unless otherwise indicated, all quotes are from “History of Brooklyn Jewry” by
Brooklyn Yeshivas In The 1930s (Part II)
The Jewish Press / Posted 26 days ago
(Unless otherwise indicated, all quotes are from “History of Brooklyn Jewry” by Samuel P. Abelow, Scheba Publishing Company, Brooklyn, 1937.) This month we continue the discussion we began in our last column concerning yeshiva education in Brooklyn... Read more
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The Jewish Press
More Sefirah Questions (Part IIIarrives late for Maariv, should he count sefirah first with the minyan or proce
More Sefirah Questions (Part III
The Jewish Press / Posted 26 days ago
arrives late for Maariv, should he count sefirah first with the minyan or proceed immediately to Maariv? Moshe JakobowitzBrooklyn, NY The gaon Rabbi Moshe Feinstein (Iggrot Moshe, Orach Chayyim vol.4, 93:1) discusses an individual who wishes to... Read more
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JTA
Israel is now the land of milk and whiskeypoured-concrete floors and shared wooden tables, its industrial-chic atmosphere
Israel is now the land of milk and whiskey
JTA / Posted 29 days ago
poured-concrete floors and shared wooden tables, its industrial-chic atmosphere could easily be mistaken for something in Brooklyn. “Six whiskey-loving friends decided they wanted to turn a dream into a reality,” said Eitan Attir, Milk & Honey’s... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Brooklyn's fancy artisanal-food businesses are getting chewed upCLOSING TIME: Gaia DiLoreto shuttered her local foods store, By Brooklyn, in Ap
Brooklyn's fancy artisanal-food businesses are getting chewed up
Crain's New York Business / Posted 30 days ago
CLOSING TIME: Gaia DiLoreto shuttered her local foods store, By Brooklyn, in April. It’s the ultimate foodie fantasy. Move to Brooklyn, start an artisanal-food business in your kitchen and expand to become a globally known brand, carried in gourmet... Read more
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The Forward
Turkish Jews Proudly Defend Last Sephardic Homeland — Even as Some Fleebut also knows it probably won’t be enough should he really need it. “Terroris
Turkish Jews Proudly Defend Last Sephardic Homeland — Even as Some Flee
The Forward / Posted a month ago
but also knows it probably won’t be enough should he really need it. “Terrorists will always find a loophole — our synagogues have been bombed many times,” said Kamhi, who served in the Turkish parliament from 1995 through 1999. After an... Read more
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The Forward
Proudly Turkish Jews Defend Last Sephardic Homeland — Even as Some Fleebut also knows it probably won’t be enough should he really need it. “Terroris
Proudly Turkish Jews Defend Last Sephardic Homeland — Even as Some Flee
The Forward / Posted a month ago
but also knows it probably won’t be enough should he really need it. “Terrorists will always find a loophole — our synagogues have been bombed many times,” said Kamhi, who served in the Turkish parliament from 1995 through 1999. After an... Read more

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