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  • Follow The DJ

    By Tera Greene

    March 31, 2014 | 6:20 pm

    Short and sweet.

    I am launching my website, http://www.djnovajade.com, tomorrow, April 1, 2014. 

    DJing is my profession, though many of you know that I am also a speaker and writer (duh!), among other things.  So, as I take my career to the next level, I am using my gifts in...

  • This week from Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    June 3, 2013 | 12:28 pm

    Airlines of Jordan and Turkey withdrew sponsorship from Israeli travel conference

    Last week, an International Tourism Summit was held in Jerusalem. The conference, where innovative technologies in world tourism and travel were presented, had several sponsors, including Royal...

  • Anthony Weiner announces bid for mayor

    May 22, 2013 | 10:26 am

    To announce his official bid for mayor of New York City, Anthony Weiner created a video in which he portrays himself as middle class, down to earth, repentant, and ready to fight for the middle class in NYC.

  • This week from Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    May 20, 2013 | 12:39 pm

    A 1500 year old mosaic discovered in Israel

    Israel is a place full of history. In thousands of years, many nations, tribes and empires of many cultures settled here, built and ruined, and left many discoveries to be found. With time, more and more beautiful memories are being...

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  • Ed Koch Eulogized as Friend of Israel, Jewish People

    February 7, 2013 | 9:52 am

    Ed Koch was remembered as a friend of Israel and the Jewish people by a cast of political luminaries at the former New York City mayor’s funeral.

    At a service that filled the cavernous sanctuary of Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan — the crowd included former President Bill Clinton,...

  • This week from Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    February 4, 2013 | 11:01 am

    Supporting Olim entrepreneurs

    When wanting to succeed in business, "connections" is the key word. Building networks of customers, bankers, supporters, etc., can be especially difficult when you're new in town. The Hive was created for that purpose exactly. It is a unique tech...

  • September 11

    By Ilana Angel

    September 10, 2012 | 5:16 pm

    On September 11, 2001, 2,819 people were killed in the attacks on America.  We must never forget what happened, or those that were lost. These are the names of people who died on that horrible day.  Remember.  Pray.  Keep the faith.

    WORLD TRADE CENTER Gordon M. Aamoth,...

  • NYC health commissioner condemns metzitzah b’peh

    June 7, 2012 | 10:38 am

    The New York City Health Commissioner has issued a strongly worded statement calling for an end to a controversial circumcision-related rite.

    Dr. Thomas Farley said that direct oral-genital suction, known as metzitzah b’peh, should not be performed during Jewish ritual circumcision,...

  • ADL raps Wodka vodka ads for stereotyping

    November 22, 2011 | 12:08 pm

    The Anti-Defamation League criticized the New York ad campaign of Wodka vodka for reinforcing anti-Semitic stereotypes.

    The ads feature two dogs, one wearing a Santa cap and one wearing a yarmulke with the message “Christmas Quality, Hanukah Pricing.” According to the ADL, the...

  • Jewish groups: Boycott Ahmadinejad in NYC

    April 30, 2010 | 1:09 pm

    Jewish groups are calling on U.N. member representatives to walk out in protest when Iran’s president speaks next week at the United Nations.

    Mahmoud Ahmadenijad’s plans to address the U.N. Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference on May 3 makes a mockery of the...

  • NYC Sticker Shock

    By Joel Chasnoff

    May 22, 2009 | 11:04 am

    One of my favorite things about New York is that the traffic cops don’t just ticket you, they humiliate you.

    The point of this neon-yellow sticker, I suppose, is that pedestrians and fellow drivers will see it, read it, and subsequently hate me. What’s worse is that these stickers can’t be removed - last time I got one on my car, it came off only after a violent rainstorm.

  • My True Best Feature—My Crazy Charm?

    By Carin Davis

    August 31, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    My friend Nanea is breaking up with singlehood, and my girls and I are ready to help. Best friends since UCLA, we throw Nanea a wild bachelorette party weekend in NYC.

    My group takes a bite out of the big apple. We shop uptown, dine downtown, theater on Broadway, picnic in Central...

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