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A Big Mensch

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Former Ohio congressman Eric Fingerhut, who was chancellor of the board of regents for Ohio’s state’s public universities and colleges, is the new president...

On Tisha b’Av, feeling the loss from the flames

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On Yom Kippur, we ask “Who by fire?” Sadly, this year at Tisha b’Av we already know who — the 19 firefighters who perished...

Hillel Taps Eric Fingerhut, Former Congressman, As CEO And President

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Eric Fingerhut, a former U.S. congressman and leader of Ohio’s system of public universities and colleges, has been tapped to serve as the next...

Power For Power?

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A panel of conservative political activists, writers and former military officers convened last week at the National Press Club to sharply criticize President Barack...

A Success Story

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Earlier this month, Yael Kohn-Sharon was visiting the U.S. from Israel in search of funding for Kav Mashve (The Equator). Founded in 2007 by...

UJA-Federation Of New York’s 2013 Annual Campaign Raises $145.3 Million

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UJA-Federation of New York concluded its 2013 Annual Campaign on June 30th, raising $145.3 million, an increase of $8.6 million from 2012. Including bequests...

Alvin Schiff, Jewish Education Pioneer, Dies

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 Alvin Schiff, a pioneer in Jewish education and a prolific author, has died. Schiff died of unknown causes, Yeshiva University announced Monday. He was in...

Falling Tree At Calif. Summer Camp Kills Counselor

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 A tree fell through a dining hall at a Jewish summer camp in Northern California, killing one and requiring four others to be airlifted...

Court Order

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The Supreme Court ended its current term on Wednesday of last week, after days of momentous decisions on important national issues. Though its rulings...

Canine-A-Hora

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Purchasing or rescuing a sweet little puppy is a day of adulation. The kids have been begging for a dog for months, and even...