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  • Cory Booker, close to N.J. and national Jewish communities, wins Senate seat

    October 17, 2013 | 10:04 am

    Cory Booker, the Newark mayor who headed two Jewish student societies while in university, was elected to represent New Jersey in the U.S. Senate.

    Booker, a Democrat, coasted to a win in a special election Wednesday to succeed the late Frank Lautenberg, defeating Republican Steve...

  • N.J. firm wins original rights to drill in Golan Heights

    February 27, 2013 | 8:38 am

    A New Jersey-based company was awarded the first license to drill for oil in the Golan Heights.

    Genie Energy of Newark was given permission recently to search for petroleum in the territory, Reuters reported Feb. 21, citing industry sources.

    Israel captured the Golan Heights...