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YCQ’s 73rd Dinner Honorees Over 500 parents, alumni and friends attended the 73rd Anniversary Scholarship Dinner of Yeshiva of Central Queens at the Sands on Sunday, March 30.…

Mutually Owned Or Publicly Traded Companies: Which Are Right for You?

Mutually Owned Or Publicly Traded Companies: Which Are Right for You?

Provided by Avi Ashkenazy What Is The Sign Of A Good Decision? It’s knowing how a company is run—one factor that can help you decide which is right…

letters to THE EDITOR

How To Eat Matzah Dear Editor, Rabbi Yair Hoffman’s article (April 4) on the halachic procedures for eating matzah on the Seder night opens with anticipated expressions of…

Shalom Task Force Annual Brunch, May 4

Shalom Task Force’s annual brunch is to take place on Sunday, May 4, at 10:00 a.m. at the Sephardic Temple (775 Branch Boulevard) in Cedarhurst. STF was launched…

8th Annual NY NCSY Basketball Tournament, May 4

The Eighth Annual New York NCSY Community Basketball Tournament is to take place Sunday, May 4. Round-Robin play for 5 × 5 and 3 × 3 teams begins…

Lighting It Up Blue In Cedarhurst

Mayor Andrew J. Parise and the Board of Trustees of Cedarhurst, along with Nicole Miller (Special Education/ABA), Lori Sachs (Speech and Language), and the students from Room 350…

MAY Students Help LCFD ‘Float Their Boat’

MAY Students Help LCFD ‘Float Their Boat’

It was a sight to behold: Two hundred people in a yeshiva foyer surrounding a 14-foot aluminum flat-bottom boat. To understand this seemingly strange sight one would have…

Jewish News

Rep. Lowey: I will take steps to defund P.A.

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rep. Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.), a top congressional appropriator, said she is ready…

VISA Pledges to Review Advertising Policy Following Egyptian Blood Libel Article

VISA Pledges to Review Advertising Policy Following Egyptian Blood Libel Article

Credit card giant VISA Inc. on Thursday pledged to review its advertising policy after a…

Jewish Cincinnati Resident Left Shaken After Swastika Painted on His Door (PHOTOS)

Jewish Cincinnati Resident Left Shaken After Swastika Painted on His Door (PHOTOS)

A Jewish resident of Price Hill, Cincinnati, said he fears for his safety after he discovered a…

ZOA: U.S. & Israel Must Terminate Relations With Abbas Following Fatah/P.A.–Hamas Reconciliation Deal

U.S. State Dept. — Now Israel Can’t Be Expected To Negotiate NEW YORK, April 24…

Westchester, NY – Fired Jewish Employee Urges GOP Donors To Diss Rob Astorino

Bruce Berger, the former head of Westchester’s Solid Waste Commission, who was fired by County…

Jews for Jesus video shows Jesus being sent to Nazi gas chambers

(JTA) — The Anti-Defamation League has condemned a video produced by Jews for Jesus, which…

Alan Gross Says Next Birthday Will be His Last in Cuban Prison Cell

Alan Gross Says Next Birthday Will be His Last in Cuban Prison Cell

CNN – When Alan Gross reaches his 65th birthday next month, he will tell himself…

Rabbi Aaron Landes, longtime Naval Reserve chaplains chief, dies

(JTA) — Rabbi Aaron Landes, a Philadelphia congregational rabbi for decades and the longtime director…


Israeli News

Starbucks in talks to buy stake in Israel’s SodaStream

(JNS.org) American global coffee giant Starbucks is reportedly in talks with the Israel-based SodaStream beverage-carbonation company to buy a 10-percent stake in the company, Globes reported. Sources indicate…

Israel to host ATP men’s tennis tournament

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Association of Tennis Professionals World Tour will play this year in Israel. It is the first time that Israel has hosted an ATP tournament…

Hamas-Fatah Reconciliation: Hamas’s Al-Aqsa TV Broadcasts IDF Soldier Slaughter – ‘Our Harvest is Your Heads’ (VIDEO)

Hamas-Fatah Reconciliation: Hamas’s Al-Aqsa TV Broadcasts IDF Soldier Slaughter – ‘Our Harvest is Your Heads’  (VIDEO)

Hamas’s Al-Aqsa TV broadcast a propaganda ad showing snipers slaughtering soldiers from the Israel Defense Force, then grabbing their dog tags, while a narrator says, “Our harvest is…

Tunisian parliament summons tourism minister over Israeli passports

(JTA) — Tunisia’s tourism minister has been summoned to appear before the country’s parliament to explain her decision to allow Israelis to enter the country on their passports…

Israeli Minister Bennett: Palestinian Authority Has Become World’s Largest Terrorist Entity

Israeli Minister Bennett: Palestinian Authority Has Become World’s Largest Terrorist Entity

Israeli Economy Minister Naftali Bennett on Thursday said talks that emerged this week to unify Palestinian Arab parties Fatah, Hamas and Islamic Jihad would create “the world’s largest…

Israeli strike injures bystanders after missing Islamic Jihad operative

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli airstrike missed its target — an Islamic Jihad operative in the Gaza Strip — and injured bystanders. The operative was riding a motorcycle…

Israel Scraps Peace Talks Meeting After Fatah-Hamas Unity Pledge

Israel Scraps Peace Talks Meeting After Fatah-Hamas Unity Pledge

AFP – Israel cancelled a peace meeting with the Palestinians it said was scheduled for Wednesday after the PLO and Hamas pledged to form a joint government, an…

Israel to Begin Recruitment of Christians Into Military Service

Israel to Begin Recruitment of Christians Into Military Service

JNS.org - Israel has announced increased efforts to encourage Christians to join the Israeli military. “We intend to appeal to the Christian population of conscription age and will…