Our Community’s Rare Convergence Event

Thursday, December 15, 2016
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It’s no secret we’re a segmented community, operating in political and organizational silos. For better and for worse, no single individual or group “runs” or “represents” the U.S. Jewish…

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Kraft Discusses Love for Israel, YU Honorary Doctorate

Monday, May 23, 2016
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Robert Kraft, founder, chairman and CEO of The Kraft Group and owner of the New England Patriots, says it’s been a “thrill” to be able to expose groups,…

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Douglas, Sharansky to Embark on Campus Tour

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
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Renowned actor and the second recipient of Israel’s Genesis Prize, Michael Douglas is set to appear on three US university campuses in the coming two weeks to speak…

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Kosher Restaurant is Victim of GrubHub Fraud

Monday, January 11, 2016

Food delivery site GrubHub, which also owns Seamless, has overhauled its restaurant verification process on New York City restaurants listed on its site following an NBC4 I-Team investigation…

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Zuckerman Honored at Belev Echad Dinner

Tuesday, December 8, 2015
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Jewish billionaire Mort Zuckerman was honored on Monday for his leadership in supporting the State of Israel. During the “Belev Echad” 4th annual gala at the New York…

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Obama Honors Brooklynite Streisand with Yiddish Peroration

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
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President Barack Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation’s highest civilian award – Presidential Medal of Freedom – at the White House Tuesday, including film producer Steven Spielberg…

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Netanyahu Confidant: Upcoming WH Meeting ‘Must’ Be Successful

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
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The upcoming meeting between President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must have a successful outcome, given the high stakes in the post-Iran nuclear deal era,…

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Longtime Director of Museum of Jewish Heritage Steps Down

Thursday, October 8, 2015
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David Marwell, the founding chief executive and director of the Museum of Jewish Heritage, is expected to leave his post after 18 years at the Battery Park City…

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Jewish Orgs to Hold Vigil for Murdered Couple Outside Palestinian UN Mission in NY

Thursday, October 1, 2015
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Several Jewish organizations, including Amcha-The Coalition for Jewish Concerns, are expected to gather outside the Palestinian UN Mission on Park Avenue in Manhattan on Friday for a memorial…

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Yitz Applbaum on the Wine of the Week

Friday, July 17, 2015
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NEW JI WEEKLY FEATURE — Many of you know leading Silicon Valley angel investor Yitz Applbaum as a prominent Jewish leader and JI board member. But Yitz is well known in…

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