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KAVANAUGH: The reaction

President Trump’s Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, a Republican establishment favorite who worked in the George W. Bush administration, has triggered reactions from Jewish groups …

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Justice Ginsburg honors heritage of Jewish women

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg received the inaugural Genesis Lifetime Achievement Award in Israel on July 4. Here’s a transcript of her remarks: Isaac Bashevis Singer …

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RBG: Judaism shaped my life

JERUSALEM — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg described her gratitude for her Jewish heritage during a screening of a new documentary film about her life and career at the Jerusalem …


‘Never Again’ means don’t let memory die

“History repeats itself because nobody listens the first time.” —Erik Qualman Last month, we had the opportunity to delve deeper into the devastating truths of the Holocaust. …


One Israel Fund BBQ in West Hempstead

Over 125 guests converged on the West Hempstead home of Alan and Sharon Shulman on the evening of June 27 for a BBQ and Israeli wine tasting in support of the One Israel Fund. The event was graced …


Amit Yom Iyun returning to Cedarhurst

AMIT will hold its annual Long Island Yom Iyun, a day of learning for women and by women, on Wednesday, July 18, at Sephardic Temple in Cedarhurst, starting at 9:30 am …

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Meatless hot dogs for vegan BBQ

Now that summer is in full swing and barbecue invitations are plentiful, I have to curb my penchant for hot dogs. You see, at a barbecue, I can easily scarf down three hotdogs, aside from chicken and …


Why synagogues began displaying American flags

Jewish tourists from North America are likely to notice one big difference when visiting synagogues around the world. Though a plethora of symbols such as Stars of David and menorahs may be …


Israel salutes America: 70 who counted in 70

On the occasion of the Jewish state’s 70th anniversary, the Israeli embassy in Washington celebrates 70 of the greatest American contributors to the U.S.-Israel relationship. Many of the …


It’s a Five Towns Cyclones double header

Five Towners flocked twice to MCU Park in Coney Island, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones, to support local causes. On Sunday, 50 members of Kulanu witnessed the return to the mound of Mets’ …


The original’s gone, but black-and-white lives on

Of all Jewish desserts, there is none more iconic than the black-and-white cookie. It comes in all shapes and sizes, but if you’re looking for authenticity, only the round one counts. If you …

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It’s hot and spicy for hot days of summer

I write this from the sweltering heat of Florida. Florida in July is often cooler than the Northeast in July, but not this summer — Florida has been under a heat wave of epic proportions. …

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Israeli immunotherapy offers a cancer hope

There’s a war raging in Israel, with life and death consequences worldwide. There are no tanks or tunnels. The enemy is not Iran or Hamas. This war is waged in science labs, on the battlefield …


Denmark faces Islamism integration

Imam Mundhir Abdallah is a good example of the dilemma facing Danish politicians when they respond to extremism among the country’s 300,000 Muslims, most of whom are first- or …

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    Kinot: The Weinreb translation

    This year, it is once again my honor to bring to your attention another work of great scholarship by Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb — his beautiful translation of the Kinot liturgy for Tisha …

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