Longtime Director of Museum of Jewish Heritage Steps Down

Thursday, October 8, 2015

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

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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Synagogue Raising Money To Keep 92 Year Old Skydiver on the Ground

Thursday, July 25, 2013

“The sky’s no longer the limit for this New Jersey nonagenarian. In his heart of hearts, 92-year-old Aaron Rosloff would love to jump out of a plane again—never mind the fact…

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Bruce Ratner to succeed Morgenthau as chairman of the Museum of Jewish Heritage

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

The developer Bruce Ratner will succeed Robert M. Morgenthau, the former Manhattan district attorney, as chairman of the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the…

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NYTIMES: Jailed Unjustly in the Death of a Rabbi, Man Nears Freedom

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

On today’s front page, the NYTimes reports that a Brooklyn prosecutor plans to seek freedom of man convicted in 1990 killing of Rabbi.

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Purim with Warren Buffett

Saturday, February 16, 2013

On his blog, “Rabbi in the Middle of America,” Rabbi Jonathan Gross writes about introducing Warren Buffet to the Jewish holiday of Purim. Last year before Pesach we sold Warren…

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NYTIMES: A SoHo Synagogue Exports Its Own Brand of Jewish Outreach

Friday, February 1, 2013

The doorbell kept buzzing at Heather and Teddy Karatz’s art-filled loft on Bond Street in Lower Manhattan on a recent Wednesday night, admitting a stream of stylishly dressed…

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Coalition Promises Fight Against Coney Island Casino

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

A coalition of organizations and groups, including many Russian Jewish immigrants, is working to keep gambling out of Coney Island as the state mulls expanding casinos. “If you…

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David Greenfield wants to banish city use of term ‘retarded’

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

NEW YORK (AP) – The New York City Council wants to banish the use of the words “mentally retarded” from all official documents and websites. It wants to…

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The Sushi’s Kosher at Hamachi on Howard Street

Monday, January 7, 2013

WEST RIDGE — No dairy. No red meat. No shellfish. And don’t even think about turning on the oven. These rules are new to head sushi chef Tee…

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