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It’s Yelp for sheitels — the first-ever wig review site
NEW YORK — First there was “Tinder for bras.” Now there’s a Yelp for sheitels, the wigs worn by many married Orthodox Jewish women. ShayTell may be the first-ever online customer review site for wi...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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At Israeli confab, searching for ‘silver-bullet solutions’ to Europe’s migrant crisis
The influx of migrants and refugees into Europe has presented that continent’s leaders and policymakers with some of their greatest current challenges. Those challenges “defy silver-bullet solution...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Orlando and Tel Aviv shootings highlight American-Israeli dichotomy on guns
In a span of less than a week, deadly shooting sprees at the hands of gunmen associated with terror movements rocked Orlando and Tel Aviv. In America, the deadliest mass-murder attack since Sept. 1...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Slamming Muslim ban, Jewish Republicans still split on Trump
NEW YORK — Jewish Republicans are criticizing Donald Trump for his renewed call to ban Muslim immigration, although few of his Jewish supporters seem to be reconsidering their endorsement of the pr...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Top officials put a Jewish stamp on the Rio Olympics
RIO DE JANEIRO — Mazel tov! That’s perhaps how the big shots in charge of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the first to take place in South America, will toast victories when the competition gets underw...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Globe Briefs June 9
NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs executive order against BDS New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order against the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement. The order signed Sund...
Jun 08, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Israel takes anti-boycott fight to halls of United Nations
UNITED NATIONS — It was an incongruous sight: The U.N. General Assembly hall filled to capacity with 1,500 cheering people waving miniature Israeli flags and singing “Hatikvah,” Israel’s national a...
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Camps ‘cautious but calm’ on Zika
WASHINGTON — As summer approaches — and with mosquito season already underway — area camps are adding a possible concern to the usual ones of sunburn and swimming mishaps. That’s the Zika virus, de...
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pro-Israel heavyweights press hard for two states
WASHINGTON — In a rare and sharp split with Israeli government policy, a group of Jewish community leaders want to get a proposal for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on the...
Jun 02, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Globe Briefs June 2
London’s Muslim mayor joins pledge to fight anti-Semitism Newly elected London Mayor Sadiq Khan endorsed a pledge co-signed by dozens of American and European mayors to fight anti-Semitism. Khan, a...
Jun 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dems’ platform panel has Israel critics, friends
The Democratic Party platform-drafting committee is top-heavy with veterans of political battles over Israel — some friendly, some critical, and including at least one major backer of the boycott, ...
Jun 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sense of siege in Kiryas Joel amid FBI raids and scrutiny of yeshivas
NEW YORK — Even before FBI investigators descended last week on the Satmar Chasidic village of Kiryas Joel, there was a growing sense in this insular community that it and its unique way of life we...
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Globe Briefs May 26
Austrian far-right pol’s narrow loss in presidential runoff provides wake-up call, Jewish groups say European Jewish groups reacted with relief to the victory by a left-wing politician over a far-r...
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holtzbergs' nanny on way to Israeli citizenship
by JTA
Jul 12, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
JERUSALEM -- The Indian nanny who spirited the son of the Mumbai Chabad house directors out of the building during a terrorist attack has begun the citizenship process in Israel. Israeli Interior M...
Netanyahu hints at flexibility on Jerusalem
by Uriel Heilman
JTA
Jul 12, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK -- It was an otherwise wholly unremarkable stump speech before a friendly audience in New York. On the evening of July 7 at Manhattan’s Plaza Hotel, the Israeli prime minister addressed a ...
From pulpit to publishing: Rabbi takes over at JPS
by Aaron Passman
Jul 09, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
PHILADELPHIA (Jewish Exponent) -- As Rabbi Barry Schwartz tells it, one of his heroes is the 17th century Rabbi Menasseh Ben Israel, who set up Amsterdam's first Hebrew printing press. Ben Israel k...
As Israel's image sinks, whither Israeli PR?
by Leslie Susser
JTA
Jul 09, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
JERUSALEM -- In the war of public relations for Israel, the past few weeks have been full of setbacks. Israel’s deadly May 31 raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla sparked countless angry editorials, d...
CNN editor fired after Hezbollah tweet
by JTA
Jul 09, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON -- CNN fired a senior correspondent who praised a Muslim cleric associated with Hezbollah. Meanwhile, a British Foreign Office spokesman said that Britain's ambassador to Beirut was not ...
Brandeis names George Washington law dean as new president
by Jacob Berkman
JTA
Jul 08, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK -- The board of directors of Brandeis University has tapped the dean of George Washington University’s law school as its next president. Frederick Lawrence, who has been the dean at George...
Netanyahu hints at flexibility on Jerusalem
by Uriel Heilman
JTA
Jul 08, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK -- It was an otherwise wholly unremarkable stump speech before a friendly audience in New York. On Wednesday evening at Manhattan’s Plaza Hotel, the Israeli prime minister addressed a room...
Moscow exhibit gives a voice to Jewish Red Army soldiers
by Anna Rudnitskaya
JTA
Jul 08, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
MOSCOW — Lev Fein, a Jewish soldier in the Red Army, returned home to Minsk in 1945 to find a letter about his family being wiped out by the Nazis and the dire consequences of the occupation for Be...
Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel in joint press availability
by White House Media Affairs Office
Jul 07, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, I just completed an excellent one-on-one discussion with Prime Minister Netanyahu, and I want to welcome him back to the White House. I want to, first of all, thank him for t...
DiMaggio. Koufax. Wittels -- Jewish batsman eyes college streak
by Jacob Berkman
JTA
Jul 06, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK -- Joe DiMaggio, Yankee Clipper. Garrett Wittels, Jewish Hitter. The first is an icon, the other started the 2010 college baseball season at Florida International University as a virtual u...