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Fusion Of Faiths

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We’re in the era of pluralism. Open-mindedness. Acceptance. Tolerance. “Our tradition,” according to Rabbi Daniel Burg, 37, of downtown’s Beth Am Synagogue, “is not to...

‘Jews Are Still At Risk’

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Late last week, federal officials, along with representatives of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington formally announced at a news conference the seizure...

Long-lost Nazi Diary Recovered In Upstate N.Y. Home

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A lost journal of Nazi official Alfred Rosenberg was recovered in a home in upstate New York. The journal, with more than 400 pages of...

Cigarette Smuggling Funding Terrorism

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Just weeks after New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and New York Police Department Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly announced that the city took...

Maryland man convicted of conspiring to illegally provide satellite services to Iran

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A federal jury has convicted a naturalized U.S. citizen born in Iran, of charges arising from a conspiracy to illegally provide satellite related services...

Jewish War Veterans Are Calling For Greater Action From Department Of Defense

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The Jewish War Veterans of the USA is calling for greater action from the Department of Defense to combat what it calls an “extremely...

N.Y. yeshiva students, called ‘non-compliant,’ ejected from flight

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The senior class of a New York yeshiva high school was kicked off a flight for being “non-compliant.” The 101 students and eight chaperones from...

New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg dies at 89

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JTA Wire Service New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg, whose signature law facilitated a flood of Soviet Jewish emigration just prior to the collapse of the...

A New Beginning

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The Jewish community played a significant role in working to lift the ban on gays in the Boy Scouts of America.At their annual meeting...

Adelsons donate another $40 million to Birthright

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JTA Wire Service Casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam, donated another $40 million to the Birthright Israel Foundation. Their latest gift brings the couple’s...