Monday, June 17, 2019

Blue and White Party Seeks Second Chance

12-06-2019 Hits:85 Israel/World Dov Lipman/JNS.org

Formed just months before Israel’s April 9 elections and headlined by several former generals, the Blue and White Party made a strong showing, matching Likud with...

Battling Campus BDS

12-06-2019 Hits:669 Community News Judy Berger

With graduation season in high gear, many people have the opportunity to reflect on their own college experiences and how alumni are stakeholders in their institutions...

Students ‘Celebrate Israel’ at Parade

12-06-2019 Hits:119 Community News Judy Berger

On Sunday, June 2, tens of thousands of spectators, many wearing blue and white and waving Israel flags, lined the sidewalks of Fifth Avenue to watch...

I-Shine Westchester Completes First Year

I-Shine Westchester Completes First Year

I-Shine Westchester Completes First Year

Wednesday, May 29, was the final session of I-Shine for the academic year. The event was held at Rockin’ Jump of Ridge Hill in

Bronx Jewish Community Council Plans Annual Gala

Bronx Jewish Community Council Plans Annual Gala

Bronx Jewish Community Council Plans Annual Gala

Arlene Salman’s passionate support for the work of the Bronx Jewish Community Council is contagious. Salman, who

Met Council on Jewish Poverty Honors Rep. Eliot Engel

Met Council on Jewish Poverty Honors Rep. Eliot Engel

Met Council on Jewish Poverty Honors Rep. Eliot Engel

This past weekend, Met Council on Jewish Poverty held its annual Legislative Breakfast, which  honored Congressman Eliot Engel.

Extra! Extra! WTA Kitah Alef Students Produce Their Own Newspaper

Extra! Extra! WTA Kitah Alef Students Produce Their Own Newspaper

Extra! Extra! WTA Kitah Alef Students Produce Their Own Newspaper

First graders at Westchester Torah Academy have spent time this year learning about newspapers, different sections in a

Bi-Cultural Students Win First Place at Engineering Competition

Bi-Cultural Students Win First Place at Engineering Competition

Bi-Cultural Students Win First Place at Engineering Competition

A team of students from Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy-Upper School was awarded first prize in the seventh annual CIJE (Center for Initiatives in

WDS Wins Talmud Israeli Challenge

WDS Wins Talmud Israeli Challenge

WDS Wins Talmud Israeli Challenge

WDS students went undefeated to win both the boys and girls Talmud Israeli Challenge. Gavi Tropper and Maya Tratt won the individual

TABC JV Softball Tops Sting in Playoff Opener

TABC JV Softball Tops Sting in Playoff Opener

TABC JV Softball Tops Sting in Playoff Opener

The JV softball team came out victorious over SAR 6-3 in their playoff opener at Sagamore to advance to the semifinals. The Storm were out

MTA Sports Management Club Welcomes Guest Speaker

MTA Sports Management Club Welcomes Guest Speaker

MTA Sports Management Club Welcomes Guest Speaker

On Tuesday, May 28, MTA’s Sports Management Club welcomed guest speaker Howard Seif, VP of Partnership Marketing at Brooklyn Sports and

TABC Storm Baseball Punches Ticket to Finals

TABC Storm Baseball Punches Ticket to Finals

TABC Storm Baseball Punches Ticket to Finals

The TABC Baseball team is championship bound! The Storm beat the Frisch Cougars in convincing fashion 7-2 to close the book on this season

The Kosher Wines From La Mancha

The Kosher Wines From La Mancha

The Kosher Wines From La Mancha

It might seem like an impossible dream. Moises and Anna Cohen live in Spain, in Catalonia’s Monsant region, and they are among the first

Kosher Exhibitors Display Hechshers at Candy Expo

Kosher Exhibitors Display Hechshers at Candy Expo

(koshertoday.com) An unprecedented number of exhibits at the Sweets Snacks Expo at McCormick Place in Chicago displayed their kosher certification, a sign of the growing role of

Kosher Fish Legend Rabbi Berel Raskin Passes Away at 84

Kosher Fish Legend Rabbi Berel Raskin Passes Away at 84

Kosher Fish Legend Rabbi Berel Raskin Passes Away at 84

(koshertoday.com) He was an iconic figure at the annual Kosherfest in the Meadowlands Convention Center but even more so in his neighborhood,

Swimming with Malakhi: Poolside Generational Lessons for Summer and Beyond

Swimming with Malakhi: Poolside Generational Lessons for Summer and Beyond

In “Everything in its Place,” Oliver Sacks’ final work before his passing, the world renowned neurologist and author, opens with a section called “First Loves.”  His

My First White Rose on Father’s Day

My First White Rose on Father’s Day

My First White Rose on Father’s Day

It’s always easy to tell that Father’s Day is approaching because we are inundated with electronic and paper advertisements for what are

Study the Talmud: A Retrospective on Herman Wouk and His (Very Jewish) Life

Study the Talmud: A Retrospective on Herman Wouk and His (Very Jewish) Life

Study the Talmud: A Retrospective on Herman Wouk and His (Very Jewish) Life

Herman Wouk passed on May 17, of this year, just a few days before his 104th birthday. A Pulitzer Prize winner (“The Caine Mutiny,” 1951)

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