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Saturday, October 19, 2019

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Pro-Israel Irish Christians To Ireland’s Foreign Affairs Minister: Reject Israel Boycott

Pro-Israel Irish Christians To Ireland’s Foreign Affairs Minister: Reject Israel Boycott

(JNS.org) Irish Christian Friends of Israel (ICFI) called on Eamon Gilmore, Ireland’s minister for foreign affairs and trade, to reject a push to label West Bank goods as “settler” products at the European Union Foreign Affairs Council meeting of June 14.

Lapid Threatens to Bring Down the Govt on Haredi Army Issue

Jerusalem—According to reports in JTA, Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid threatened to bring down the Israeli government if a bill requiring the enlistment of haredi Orthodox men does not include imprisonment for avoiding conscription. Lapid, made the threat during a party meeting following marathon talks of the Peri Committee, also known as the

Design Museum Holon Showcases Ron Arad

Israel’s Design Museum Holon will unveil a new exhibition showcasing the works of Israel-born architect Ron Arad, designer of New York’s epic 9/11 memorial. The new exhibition, entitled “In Reverse,” opens June 19 and will showcase videos depicting the creative process of Ron Arad and feature a collection of specially created design pieces, as well as dozens of

Kosher Soup Kitchens Expand Worldwide as Jewish Poverty Soars

Jerusalem—There was a time when the kosher soup kitchen was considered a relic of the past, a throwback to the poverty-stricken shtetl of Eastern Europe. But in recent years, Jewish communities worldwide discovered that Jews were not immune to hunger. This finding has given rise to a growing number of kosher soup kitchens in Jewish communities all over the

Hezbollah Unmasked

The Saudi GazetteRecently the Gulf Cooperative Council (GCC) consisting of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar. Oman and the United Arab Emirates branded Hezbollah as a terrorist organization. The Saudi media are now piling on. The recent attacks on Hezbollah include that:

It is entirely preoccupied with its own agenda that does not include the

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Campaign to Repeal Bergen County Blue Laws Gains Momentum Amidst Mixed Reaction

Bergen County—Westwood resident Rosemary Shashoua started a campaign earlier this year to repeal the Blue Laws in Bergen County and many Sabbath-observing residents are behind her.

“I came from South Africa where stores are open seven days a week and

Claims Conference Launches Internal Probe Of Bungled Warning

NEW YORK (Combined services) — As a result of headlines generated by articles in The Jerusalem Post written by Isi Liebler, Isi Liebler, a close supporter of close supporter of Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu,  and an anonymous letter entered into evidence at the fraud trial of former Claims Conference employees, as well as a statement from The American

Dedication Ceremony at THS’s Historic Holocaust Resource Center

Teaneck—As Vice President of the Israel Club at Teaneck High School (THS), Arianna Cannonier has heard inspiring stories about the Holocaust from survivors and their families. Now completing her junior year at THS, she has remained dedicated to the club’s ongoing Holocaust remembrance project since she was a freshman. Activities range from encouraging

Congressman Garrett Meets ZOA Leaders

Bergen County residents met with Congressman Scott Garrett during the Zionist Organization of America’s mission to Washington on May 22nd.  Congressman  Garrett is a strong  supporter of the close relationship between Israel  and the United States.  Pictured with Congressman Garrett are (l-r) Steven Gilbert and Mindy Stein from Teaneck and Robert

NY Board of Rabbis Honors Bruce Ratner and Yankee Mariano Rivera on 6/17

The New York Board of Rabbis will present developer Bruce Ratner of Forest City Ratner Companies and Yankee player Mariano Rivera with Humanitarian Awards. Others who will be honored for their community service at the June 17 Gala are Joseph Coppotelli of Structure Tone, Inc. and Bruce Mosler of Cushman & Wakefield. The dinner is being held at Capitale at 130 Bowery 

Charlie Harary Comes to Englewood to Support OHEL

Teaneck—Mr. Charlie Harary, a good friend of OHEL, is a prolific speaker  and business success who teaches and travels everywhere to speak on behalf of organizations, schools, universities and institutions on a variety of topics. He has created dozens of videos that have received worldwide attention with hundreds of thousands of hits from people in over 15

Robert G. Sugarman Elected Chair of Conference of Presidents

New York—In a unanimous vote at a General Meeting of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, Robert Sugarman was elected to a one year term as chairman, announced Nominating Committee Chairman Alan Solow and outgoing Chairman, Richard B. Stone. Mr. Sugarman is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School and has had a distinguished