National News

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...

BaWOOF Atah Hashem

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It is arguably the most significant moment in a Jewish teenager’s life, marking adulthood, accountability and the ability to lead religious services. The bar/bat mitzvah...

‘Continue In Honest Dialogue’

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>> “Societies’ morals may shift and crumble, but eternal verities exist. One is marriage, the union of a man and a woman. Its sanctity...

Acknowledging Failure On Sex Allegations, Norman Lamm Steps Down From Y.U.

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In his letter announcing he was stepping down as Yeshiva University’s chancellor and rosh yeshiva, Rabbi Norman Lamm acknowledged his failure to respond adequately...