700 join Teach NYS to lobby Albany for yeshivas

Hundreds of students from Jewish day schools and yeshivas came to the State Capitol Tuesday as part of the Orthodox Union’s Teach NYS delegation to advocate for increased and sustainable …

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It’s a Dem shame! ‘Racism’ vote whitewashes anti- Semitic banter, betrays US Jews

Democrats in the House of Representatives refused to censure Minneota Rep. Ilhan Omar for her repeated use of classic anti-Semitic tropes and other expressions of anti-Jewish thought. Instead of …

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Trump: Dems hate Jews

President Trump, told a group of Republican donors on Sunday that “Democrats hate Jewish people” and he does not understand how any Jewish person could vote for one. “The …


Give back the Golan? Just fuggedaboutit

Think Israel will knuckle under to the demand by Syria’s victorious madman Bashar al-Assad that it withdraw from the Golan Heights? …

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JNS lauds 5 women advocates for Jews, Israel

What does women’s empowerment have to do with Jewish and pro-Israel advocacy? “As a Jewish woman working in the legal world, women’s empowerment means fighting …

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Mizrahi Jewish spies fought to build Israel Now, their descendants face racism there

TEL AVIV — In 1951, my great-grandfather was executed in the city of Baghdad, Iraq. He was accused by the government of being an Israeli spy. My grandmother always told us …


Reader disputes a JTA report on Rabbi Kahane

I offer this response to Emily Burack’s essay on the life and legacy of Rabbi Meir Kahane z”l in last week’s Jewish Star (“Rabbi Meir Kane and Israel’s far …


Terror tunnel tour

    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman toured terror tunnels on Sunday in southern Israel. “The tunnels have been used by groups like Hamas …


Leek and feta hamantaschen: Savory, cheesy twist

The inspiration for these flaky, cheesy leek and feta hamantaschen comes from my best friend Danielle’s mother, Hannah. On almost any given visit to Hannah’s kitchen, there was a quiche …


Earliest surviving Jerusalem photos in NYC exhibit

When French architectural historian Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey left Paris in 1842, his luggage weighed over 100 pounds and his three-year itinerary was ambitious. He was mesmerized by …


Democrats failed on Omar. Do most Jews care?

Back in November, I wrote that the election of Demoratic radicals like Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of Queens, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan wouldn’t have much impact …

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