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Ed boss DeVos visits Far Rock’s Darchei yeshiva

Students at Far Rockaway’s Yeshiva Darchei Torah introduced U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to some Jewish blessings, what they’ve been learning about poetry …


Anger and apology over impolitic Temple photo

The Palestinian Authority expressed outrage on Wednesday after a photo pictured U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman next to an image of Jerusalem altered to replace the iconic Dome of the Rock …

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NYU-Langone hospital ousts Hasidic volunteers

For years, Satmar Bikur Cholim volunteers have fanned out daily across New York City, boarding private buses and carrying bags full of kosher food cooked each morning at …


Meet HANC High School’s Valedictorian, Salutatorians

The Hebrew Academy of Nassau County High School has announced its Class of 2018 Valedictorian and Salutatorians who, in the words of the menahel, Rabbi Shlomo Adelman, “embody the core values of our yeshiva.”

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The media lies about Hamas’ Gaza violence

While the celebration of the opening of the American embassy was happening in Jerusalem, a long-promised violent Hamas protest was also happening. After the Hamas force defied …


At SKA, girls PAUSE for speech

PAUSE — Pausing and Understanding Speech’s Effect — a  new initiative led by 10th and 11th grade students under the direction of limudei kodesh teacher Sheva Mezei, was …


HAFTR kids view Yerushalayim

Kindergarten students at the HAFTR Lower School marked Yom Yerushalayim by building walls around Jerusalem’s Old City. They listened to the story of the Eight Gates …

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UWS home to 40,000 pieces of El Al memorabilia

Walking into Marvin Goldman’s apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side is like entering a museum dedicated to El Al, Israel’s national airline. In one room, shelves and tables …


Mahane Yehuda shuk a nightly hipster hangout

In another life, Kobi Frig would have been sitting behind vats of spices in Jerusalem’s bustling, labyrinthine Mahane Yehuda market, hawking paprika, zaatar and cinnamon like …

health mind and body

At Bar-Ilan, ‘Network Science’ works to KO future calamities

Just after 4 pm on Aug. 14, 2003, a massive power outage struck the Northeastern United States, shutting down lights, phone service, air conditioning and mass transit for more …

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Every day, Amsterdam activist harasses anti-Israel protesters

On one of the Dutch capital’s busiest squares, a middle-aged Jewish man draped in an Israeli flag bellows insults at another man holding a Palestinian flag and posters promoting a boycott of Israel. …

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A quirky twist for Israel in Stacey A’s Geogia win

In Georgia’s battle of the Staceys, Stacey Abrams, the state’s onetime House minority leader, defeated former State Rep. Stacey Evans in the Democratic primary for governor. For the first …


For YOSS boys, Torah comes to life

As Shavuos approached, talmidim at Yeshiva of South Shore’s Early Childhood Center were treated to an in-depth lesson on the making of a sefer Torah. …


Sunday was full of color at HALB

Hundreds of HALB elementary school children and parents came together last Sunday at the school’s new Hewlett Bay Park campus to have a blast and celebrate HALB in “full …

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Millennial or not, this cookbook is for you

Anytime is a good time for a great new cookbook. True, Mother’s Day has passed, but if you missed a gift, or are feeling like you need another one, this new cookbook …


‘Israel Bible’ links Judaism to the Land of Israel

In 1903, American evangelist and Christian Zionist William E. Blackstone sent Theodor Herzl a personal Bible. It was a gift with a specific message. Blackstone had heard …

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Hadassah hosts 300 at talk on women’s health equality

More than 300 women from across the country gathered for the second annual Women’s Health Empowerment Summit, hosted by Hadassah Women’s Zionist Organization of America …


Brooklyn Heights shul celebrates 29 years

There’s yiddishkeit in Brooklyn beyond Boro Park-Flatbush, Crown Heights and Williamsburg. There’s Brooklyn Heights, heart of the borough’s Manhattan-centric Brownstone belt. The …

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