Digital learning bills would expand reach to non-public school students in Florida

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Jeff Solocheck, of the Tampa Bay Times, reports on a new bill out of the Florida House Education Choice and Innovation Subcommittee that would, among other things, require the…

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Report: Top Netanyahu Advisor Ron Dermer to Resign After Obama Visit

Thursday, February 7, 2013

A senior, much-trusted adviser to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will unexpectedly be stepping down next month, it was reported Thursday. Ron Dermer, an American-born political consultant and one…

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LA mayoral contenders share strong ties to Jewish community

Saturday, February 2, 2013

The LA Times reports on the upcoming mayoral election and the big impact the local Jewish community is having on it even though they account for only about…

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Lauder and Zuckerman to Head Jewish Mission to Israel and France

Friday, February 1, 2013

Ronald Lauder and Morton Zuckerman, past chairmen of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations will head the groups’ 39th Annual Leadership Mission to Israel with…

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Six things you didn’t know about Jack Lew

Monday, January 28, 2013

Jack Lew is reportedly on deck to be President Barack Obama’s nominee for Treasury secretary, replacing Tim Geithner. The 57-year-old New York City native, Obama’s current chief of…

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Avi Schick: Separation of Church and State, Disaster Edition

Monday, January 28, 2013

In coming days, the Senate is expected to approve $50.5 billion in federal aid for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. This is in addition to the $9.7 billion…

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OP-ED: Hagel would not have been our choice, but he’s not as bad as some fear

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Despite his tepid support for Israel, Hagel still acknowledges Israel has security challenges; on Iran, President Obama must reiterate U.S. policy that, contrary to Hagel’s position, the military…

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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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Wiesenthal Center blasts Chuck Hagel pick

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

A prominent Jewish rights organization called on Secretary of Defense nominee Chuck Hagel to apologize for his “hateful statements” on Israel that have drawn fire from similar groups…

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Jewish B2B Networking / Small Business Advocacy Council – Washington DC Delegation

Monday, January 7, 2013

The second annual joint Jewish B2B Networking and Small Business Advocacy Council business delegation to the White House and Washington D.C. is scheduled for February 27 and 28,…

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