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

Monday, May 19, 2014

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

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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John McCain on Converting to Judaism

Saturday, December 21, 2013

In tomorrow’s NYTimes Magazine, Mark Leibovich (author of the best-selling book This Town) interviews Sen. John McCain in a piece titled “How John McCain Turned His Clichés Into…

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Former Nevada Rep. Berkley to Touro College

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

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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Eric Cantor’s Cousin Vs. Israeli Gov’t

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

From the Daily Kickoff Email Top Talker: American Jewish Family Accuses Israel of Caving In To China; Urges U.S. Court to Reject Israeli Attempt to Silence Witness: “An American…

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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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New Report on Jewish Voters

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

New Report on Jewish Voters – Jewish Maps of the United States by Congressional Districts: “A new survey, titled “Jewish Maps of the United States by Congressional District,” shows…

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Behind the Scenes: How 13 Jewish Prisoners in Iran were Freed

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Behind the Scenes: Thirteen Jewish Prisoners in Iran – The Untold Story of a Negotiation That Worked: “As the Israeli government and its most ardent backers in the…

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Obama at Saban Forum – Video

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Transcript of remarks by President Obama at the 10th Annual Saban Forum where Obama was interviewed by Haim Saban. 1:13 P.M. Willard Hotel Washington, D.C. THE PRESIDENT: Hello!…

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Video: White House Kitchen “Kashered”

Saturday, December 7, 2013

The White House released a time-lapsed video of the process required to turn the White House kitchen into a kosher kitchen. According to the White House video description,…

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