Op-Ed: Our Response To Collective Tragedies – Choose Life

Friday, July 18, 2014
A joint Arab-Jewish initiative called “Choose Life” hosted a mutual fasting day event this past Tuesday in Jerusalem

By Eliana Rudee When I heard the tragic news that Naftali, Eyal, and Gilad had been found murdered, I was with 33 American and Israeli peers at a…

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Camp Simcha alum honored by President Obama (Video)

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
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Camp Simcha alum and childhood cancer survivor Elana Simon was honored by President Barack Obama at the White House yesterday for her cancer research work. At just 18-years-old,…

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Scene Last Night: Aipac New England, Jewish Values Gala, AFL Gala, Sen. Kirk at Norpac

Monday, May 19, 2014
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Over 1,000 people were in attendance for AIPAC’s New England Leadership Dinner at the Seaport World Trade Center. Politicians in attendance included Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Senator Ed…

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Scene Last Night: Mass. Gov. Patrick presented with Rabin Award at AFYRC Dinner

Thursday, May 15, 2014
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The American Friends of the Yitzhak Rabin Center (AFYRC) honored Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick last night with the 2014 Yitzhak Rabin Leadership and Public Service Award. The…

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Video: Charlie Harary at JED Conference

Monday, December 30, 2013

How can we become more successful in our every day lives and get more out of life?  What are common characteristics that successful people share?  What is necessary…

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#IfTheMovieWasJewish Trends on Twitter

Wednesday, December 25, 2013
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Edgar M. Bronfman, Jewish leader & philanthropist, passed away at 84

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Edgar M. Bronfman, Sr., the son of legendary Canadian liquor magnate Sam Bronfman, who expanded Seagram Ltd. internationally and transformed the World Jewish Congress into a prestigious global…

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Former Nevada Rep. Berkley to Touro College

Wednesday, December 18, 2013
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The Touro College and University System announced the appointment of former U.S. Rep. Shelley Berkley to the position of CEO and Senior Provost of Touro’s Western Division. Berkley…

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Talmudic Coders

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

From the Daily Kickoff Email. Talmudic Coders: Studying Talmud in the morning, writing code in the afternoon – An innovative program is bringing ultra-Orthodox Israeli men into the…

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Joint Distribution Committee Centennial Celebration in DC

Monday, December 9, 2013
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The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, celebrating its 100th anniversary, held its opening dinner tonight at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC.  …

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