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NYC Man Pleads Guilty in Haredi Boy’s Dismemberment Death

A man accused in the horrific abduction and dismemberment of an 8-year-old boy from a tight-knit Orthodox Jewish community pleaded guilty yesterday - a deal that will put him behind bars for at least 40 years and avoid a heartrending trial. District Attorney Charles Hynes made the arrangement in consultation with the family of the […]

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Up All Night: A Glimpse of Shavuot Eve in Tel Aviv

It’s 6:30 P.M. on Saturday night, erev Shavuot, and the doors of Fishka on Eilat Street are already open. A young couple is tangoing across the inner courtyard. A cluster is forming around the cheese and wine. Someone is doing a sound check for the microphones being set up in the library.  Raz. Dvah. Tri. […]

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Top 10 Things to do in Tel Aviv, Israel

1.) Hilton Beach The Hilton Beach is located in Tel Aviv, Israel. It was named after the nearby famous Hilton Hotel in the area. Dogs, which are usually not allowed in beaches, are allowed to enjoy the Hilton Beach on the northern part. Many pet lovers prefer bringing their pets to the beach instead of […]

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The Luna Park - Tel Aviv

The Luna Park is located in the Ganai HaTaarucha in Tel Aviv, Israel. It is the most famous amusement theme park in all of Israel. It has a wide 12 acres of green soil, palm and eucalyptus trees. The park has a lot of rides in store for all ages and all the members of  […]

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Florida Chabad House Grows with a Torah

Approximately 100 congregants marched the streets by singing, dancing and celebrating Chabad of Pembroke Pines’ first owned Torah. This procession in the streets of Pembroke Pines recently was an emotional celebration for the synagogue’s founder, Rabbi Mordechai Andrusier, as the Torah was dedicated in the memory of his grandmother Chana and nephew Yonatan. “Some people […]

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Misaskim volunteers do another sweep at the Aron home on E 2nd

On Tuesday, July 26th, the NYPD was getting ready to wrap up its nearly two-week-long investigation at the Levi Aaron house on East 2nd Street. Before they prepared to return the house to its owners, members of the NYPD reached out to Misaskim’s Disaster and Recovery team to come down to the house  for another […]

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Top 50 things to do in Israel

1.) Western Wailing Wall Western Wailing Wall is situated at the foot of the western side of the temple of mount in the old city of Jerusalem. Considered as the most holiest place for Jews wherein thousands of Jewish worshiper believes that the presence of God’s spirit is always in the holy temple for thousands of years. 2.) Old City of Jerusalem […]

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Have a Happy Hanukkah and Merry Christmas!

Hanukkah is celebrated by Jews. Christmas is celebrated by Christians. But what about interfaith families? Combining holiday traditions is a fun way to celebrate Hanukkah and Christmas. This is a good way to unite family members of different religious traditions. Decorate both for Christmas and Hanukkah. Prepare the Hanukkah menorah and light it during the […]

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History Timeline of Jewish People in America

History Timeline of Jewish People in America

1630 Holland captures Pernambuco, Brazil from the Portuguese and invites Jewish settlement. A significant Jewish community develops in Recife.  (Recife is the 4th largest metropolitan area in Brazil with 4,136,506 inhabitants. 1649 Solomon Franco was a merchant, who was granted a weekly stipend by the Puritan authorities on the condition that he leave on the […]

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Traditional Jewish ceremonies

Baby naming ceremonies Every individual is born different. They say that no two individuals are alike, twins may look identical, but not everything about them is the same. But what’s special and unique about each and every one of us, is our names. One of the most exciting times for a parent is naming their […]

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How to Observe Sukkot

Sukkot, also known as  ’The Feast of Tabernacles,” is a Jewish holiday celebrated on the 15th day of the month of Tishrei. Sukkot is considered a Festival of Rejoicing. It is during this time that Jews remember the Israelites who wandered through the Sinai desert for forty years. Sukkot is a time to celebrate and be thankful […]

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Last Days in Babylon

The History of a Family, the Story of a Nationby Marina Benjamin Marina Benjamin grew up in London feeling estranged from her family’s exotic Middle Eastern ways. She refused to speak the Arabic her mother and grandmother spoke at home. She rejected the peculiar food they ate in favor of hamburgers and beer. But when […]

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Kaaterskill Falls

by Allegra Goodman Kaaterskill is the tiny town in upstate New York where Orthodox summer people and Yankee year-rounders live side by side from June through August. It is the summer of 1976, and Elizabeth Shulman, a devout follower of Rav Elijah Kirshner and the mother of five daughters, is restless. Across the street, Andras […]

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DoroTree

Developed with an emphasis on user-friendliness, DoroTree is the revolutionary new program for Jewish genealogists. DoroTree lets you: Print in both English and Hebrew Enter text in Hebrew, even without a Hebrew operating system Type in English, French, German, Spanish or Portuguese Print Yahrzeit tables for any year Navigate easily between generations Transfer information easily […]

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A History of the Jews in the Modern World

Howard M. Sachar Publisher: Vintage Books “A rich and balanced account. . . . There is no other book that attempts, as this one does, to recount the history of the Jews in modern times in all its geographical variation and breathtaking disparity.” – Washington Post Book World “Magisterial . . . Sachar situates Jews […]

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Displaced Persons: Growing Up American After the Holocaust

Joseph Berger Publisher: Scribner & Sons “Although I may not have been able to articulate it, I already felt these alien streets would be a trial, filled with unfamiliar faces and unfamiliar tongues. How could I make a friend when I didn’t even speak English? How could I understand a teacher or classmate? And how […]

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