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J Weekly
Hebrew theater troupe to present ‘Mikveh’ in Junethe evolving position of women in Israeli society. Galron — also an actress, s
Hebrew theater troupe to present ‘Mikveh’ in June
J Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
the evolving position of women in Israeli society. Galron — also an actress, screenwriter and comedian — grew up in the Orthodox Jewish community in London and immigrated to Israel with her family when she was 13. “Mikveh” will be presented in... Read more
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Reuters
N.Y. City mayor's office subpoenaed amid corruption probeprosecutors have charged two people in connection with the probe: a member of a
N.Y. City mayor's office subpoenaed amid corruption probe
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
prosecutors have charged two people in connection with the probe: a member of a volunteer safety patrol in an Orthodox Jewish community for bribing police officers for gun licenses, and a former restaurateur for running a Ponzi... Read more
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Londonist
How London's Hills Got Their Namesby this, but other theories are hard to come by.Stamford Hill The north London
How London's Hills Got Their Names
Londonist / Posted 2 days ago
by this, but other theories are hard to come by.Stamford Hill The north London suburb, now strongly associated with the Orthodox Jewish community, has its roots in Medieval times, when it was a small hamlet on the Roman road north from London.... Read more
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FOX News
Extra MMR vaccine helped prevent mumps in outbreakclose quarters even when most young people have received both recommended doses
Extra MMR vaccine helped prevent mumps in outbreak
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
close quarters even when most young people have received both recommended doses. The study covers a mumps outbreak in the Orthodox Jewish community, which researchers say began at a religious camp in the Catskill Mountains and was spread by a... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Sprawling corruption case with humble beginnings roils NYCin that probe led to a broader examination of the cozy relationship between hig
Sprawling corruption case with humble beginnings roils NYC
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
in that probe led to a broader examination of the cozy relationship between high-ranking police and the city's Orthodox Jewish community, the officials said. In a related case, a member of a neighborhood patrol in an Orthodox Jewish... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Sprawling corruption case with humble beginnings roils NYCin that probe led to a broader examination of the cozy relationship between hig
Sprawling corruption case with humble beginnings roils NYC
Staten Island Advance / Posted 6 days ago
in that probe led to a broader examination of the cozy relationship between high-ranking police and the city's Orthodox Jewish community, the officials said. In a related case, a member of a neighborhood patrol in an Orthodox Jewish... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Sprawling corruption case with humble beginnings roils NYCin that probe led to a broader examination of the cozy relationship between hig
Sprawling corruption case with humble beginnings roils NYC
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
in that probe led to a broader examination of the cozy relationship between high-ranking police and the city's Orthodox Jewish community, the officials said. In a related case, a member of a neighborhood patrol in an Orthodox Jewish... Read more
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Salon.com
Sprawling corruption case with humble beginnings roils NYCin that probe led to a broader examination of the cozy relationship between hig
Sprawling corruption case with humble beginnings roils NYC
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
in that probe led to a broader examination of the cozy relationship between high-ranking police and the city’s Orthodox Jewish community, the officials said. In a related case, a member of a neighborhood patrol in an Orthodox Jewish... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Sprawling corruption case with humble beginnings roils NYCin that probe led to a broader examination of the cozy relationship between hig
Sprawling corruption case with humble beginnings roils NYC
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
in that probe led to a broader examination of the cozy relationship between high-ranking police and the city's Orthodox Jewish community, the officials said. In a related case, a member of a neighborhood patrol in an Orthodox Jewish... Read more
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ABC News
Sprawling Corruption Case With Humble Beginnings Roils NYCin that probe led to a broader examination of the cozy relationship between hig
Sprawling Corruption Case With Humble Beginnings Roils NYC
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
in that probe led to a broader examination of the cozy relationship between high-ranking police and the city's Orthodox Jewish community, the officials said. In a related case, a member of a neighborhood patrol in an Orthodox Jewish... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Sprawling corruption case with humble beginnings roils NYCin that probe led to a broader examination of the cozy relationship between hig
Sprawling corruption case with humble beginnings roils NYC
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 6 days ago
in that probe led to a broader examination of the cozy relationship between high-ranking police and the city's Orthodox Jewish community, the officials said. In a related case, a member of a neighborhood patrol in an Orthodox Jewish... Read more
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Daily Mail
Brooklyn businessman got NYPD to fly helicopters over cruise shiphas been subjected in the press.' In further revelations, Alex Lichtenstein, a
Brooklyn businessman got NYPD to fly helicopters over cruise ship
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
has been subjected in the press.' In further revelations, Alex Lichtenstein, a member of a volunteer safety patrol in an Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn, allegedly bragged about obtaining 150 gun licences through his NYPD connections. The... Read more
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Zero Hedge
A Preview Of Tonight's Critical New York Primaryhe believes his message could resonate. Cruz notably rolled matzo dough at a ba
A Preview Of Tonight's Critical New York Primary
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
he believes his message could resonate. Cruz notably rolled matzo dough at a bakery in Brooklyn, reaching out to the city’s Orthodox Jewish community. He will find out on Tuesday whether those efforts pay off. Kasich has justified his presence in... Read more
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The Hill
5 things to watch for in New York primaryhe believes his message could resonate. Cruz notably rolled matzo dough at a ba
5 things to watch for in New York primary
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
he believes his message could resonate. Cruz notably rolled matzo dough at a bakery in Brooklyn, reaching out to the city’s Orthodox Jewish community. He will find out on Tuesday whether those efforts pay off. Time for Kasich to prove his... Read more
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The Advocate
Much Is Lost By Not Listening to Each Otherand renamed Tolerance Square, in memory of the slain teenager, Shira Banki. In
Much Is Lost By Not Listening to Each Other
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
and renamed Tolerance Square, in memory of the slain teenager, Shira Banki. In January, 40 members of Israel’s LGBT Orthodox Jewish community came out with their stories and photos in social media as part of what they called the “Our Faces”... Read more
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Daily Mail
Orthodox Jewish leader 'bragged' about paying $1m in NYPD bribesof the community Alex Lichtenstein charged with conspiracy and bribery Monday
Orthodox Jewish leader 'bragged' about paying $1m in NYPD bribes
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
of the community Alex Lichtenstein charged with conspiracy and bribery Monday Member of volunteer safety patrol in an Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn Allegedly bragged about obtaining 150 licences through NYPD connections Charge is... Read more
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Raw Story
Volunteer patrol member bribed NYPD to obtain 150 illicit gun licenses: lawsuitA member of a volunteer safety patrol in an Orthodox Jewish community in Brookl
Volunteer patrol member bribed NYPD to obtain 150 illicit gun licenses: lawsuit
Raw Story / Posted 12 days ago
A member of a volunteer safety patrol in an Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn was charged on Monday with trying to bribe police officers to obtain gun licenses, prosecutors said, in the latest fallout from a wide-ranging corruption probe into the... Read more
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New York Post
Shomrim leader busted amid NYPD corruption probebusted by the feds Monday morning amid the widening corruption scandal involvin
Shomrim leader busted amid NYPD corruption probe
New York Post / Posted 12 days ago
busted by the feds Monday morning amid the widening corruption scandal involving high-ranking NYPD brass and members of the Orthodox Jewish community, The Post has learned. Shaya Lichtenstein, a Shomrim coordinator, was awaiting his initial... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
How Sanders is driving up Jewish support for HillaryStates. On Wednesday, John Podesta, the Chairman of the 2016 Hillary Clinton pr
How Sanders is driving up Jewish support for Hillary
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 12 days ago
States. On Wednesday, John Podesta, the Chairman of the 2016 Hillary Clinton presidential campaign, met with two dozen Orthodox Jewish community leaders at an event hosted by Greenfield. While Clinton is not well-liked in the Orthodox Jewish... Read more
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New York Post
Orthodox community tangled in NYPD corruption scandalNYPD officials acted like personal concierges to members of the Orthodox Jewish
Orthodox community tangled in NYPD corruption scandal
New York Post / Posted 12 days ago
NYPD officials acted like personal concierges to members of the Orthodox Jewish community — doing favors from providing free parking at weddings to letting wife beaters off the hook, sources told The Post. “I don’t give a s–t, you’re giving him DAT... Read more
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New York Post
De Blasio aide warned about shady businessmen in NYPD probeRechnitzPhoto: Baruch Ezagui/collive.com (2) The red flags included doubts abo
De Blasio aide warned about shady businessmen in NYPD probe
New York Post / Posted 15 days ago
RechnitzPhoto: Baruch Ezagui/collive.com (2) The red flags included doubts about how Reichberg, a prominent member of the Orthodox Jewish community in Borough Park, Brooklyn, had attained his wealth, sources said. “People in the Orthodox... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Civil rights furor didn't detract from South Dallas activist's goalslived in a small black neighborhood in South Dallas on Beaumont Street, an isla
Civil rights furor didn't detract from South Dallas activist's goals
Dallas Morning News / Posted 16 days ago
lived in a small black neighborhood in South Dallas on Beaumont Street, an island surrounded by a much larger, Orthodox Jewish community and a few working-class whites. "I knew about milk and meat dishes" - Jews who keep kosher can't... Read more
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The Forward
Arnold Wesker, British Playwright Dubbed ‘Bard of Working Class,’ Dies at 83dissidents. He was knighted in 2006 for services to drama. Writing in the Jew
Arnold Wesker, British Playwright Dubbed ‘Bard of Working Class,’ Dies at 83
The Forward / Posted 16 days ago
dissidents. He was knighted in 2006 for services to drama. Writing in the Jewish Chronicle in 2012, Wesker criticized the Orthodox Jewish community for, he said, claiming that only those “who adhere to the prescribed rituals and laws of the Torah... Read more
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The Forward
Arnold Wesker, British Playwright Dubbed ‘Bard of Working Class,’ Dies at 82dissidents. He was knighted in 2006 for services to drama. Writing in the Jew
Arnold Wesker, British Playwright Dubbed ‘Bard of Working Class,’ Dies at 82
The Forward / Posted 16 days ago
dissidents. He was knighted in 2006 for services to drama. Writing in the Jewish Chronicle in 2012, Wesker criticized the Orthodox Jewish community for, he said, claiming that only those “who adhere to the prescribed rituals and laws of the Torah... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
5th NYPD boss dinged in FBI police corruption probesupposedly the point man for various NYPD bosses who were enriched by their rel
5th NYPD boss dinged in FBI police corruption probe
Staten Island Advance / Posted 17 days ago
supposedly the point man for various NYPD bosses who were enriched by their relationships with people who have ties to the Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn, including businessman Jeremy Reichberg and real estate investor Jona Rechnitz.... Read more
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The Jewish Press
HSBC Bank Robbed During Sabbath in Borough Parkto a roof. (illustrative only)Photo Credit: Helena / Pixabay A savvy robber wh
HSBC Bank Robbed During Sabbath in Borough Park
The Jewish Press / Posted 18 days ago
to a roof. (illustrative only)Photo Credit: Helena / Pixabay A savvy robber who clearly understood the customs of the Orthodox Jewish community waited until late Friday night before breaking into a Borough Park bank to pull off a heist. The... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Cruz derided 'New York values' with a sneer, but now he must face New Yorkersfracking, which Cruz said took away thousands of well-paying jobs from the regi
Cruz derided 'New York values' with a sneer, but now he must face New Yorkers
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
fracking, which Cruz said took away thousands of well-paying jobs from the region. Cruz has also aggressively courted the Orthodox Jewish community throughout his campaign and visited Brighton Beach in Brooklyn on Thursday, where he made matzo... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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WMTW Portland
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
WMTW Portland / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
WLKY Louisville / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
KTVZ Bend / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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WYFF 4 Greenville
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
WYFF 4 Greenville / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
KSPR Springfield / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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WXII-TV Winston-Salem
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
WXII-TV Winston-Salem / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
KTXS Abilene / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
KECI Missoula / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that,
Wild and wacky on the NY campaign trail
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 20 days ago
"laughed out loud" and took the hammering as a badge of pride. And with that, he set about to leaven his support in the Orthodox Jewish community with a visit to the Brooklyn Chabad Neshama Center's "Model Matzah Bakery." If former New York... Read more
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