Category Archives: American Jews

NJ Jewish paper unlikely to reverse decision in face of orthodox threats.

    People familiar with the situation in Teaneck, NJ, the home of the NJ Jewish Standard, caution that it is extremely unlikely that the publisher of the newspaper, James Janoff, will reverse his policy of refusing to publish same-sex … Continue reading

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Interview: We don’t hide who we are.

    This interview and picture ( from Avi) were taken from New Voices, a national Jewish student newspaper, which we suggest you check out for further information. Ben Sales is the author of the article as well as the … Continue reading

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NJ Jewish paper threatened by orthodox thugs.

Our previous story detailed the decision by the NJ Jewish Standard to change its policy of printing announcements of local Jewish couples by specifically excluding same-sex unions authorized by New Jersey law. After we published the story we were inundated … Continue reading

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NJ Jewish paper bows to bigots.

The New Jersey Jewish Standard, a Jewish community newspaper in Central NJ, has announced that it will no longer publish any ads celebrating unions of Jews who are gay or lesbian. On September 24, 2010, a  gay Jew and his … Continue reading

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Castro: Jews most slandered people in the world.

As he approaches the end of his life, Fidel Castro, the Cuban dictator, is doing some soul searching. In an interview with Jeffrey Goldberg, a columnist for The Atlantic,which Castro requested, he emphasized his concerns about anti-Semitism. Castro cut relations … Continue reading

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NY Times Op-Ed. Ground Zero Mosque leader distorts Hebrew word Shalom.

The NY Times today has given over part of its op-ed area to an essay by Imam Rauf, the man behind the Ground Zero mosque. He says one thing which, as a specialist in the Hebrew language, I feel competent … Continue reading

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Kristof: Islamophobes are on the loose.

NY Times columnist, Nicholas Kristof, wrote that the majority of Americans seem to be naively opposing the Ground Zero mosque. He says that we are well meaning but, basically, deluded. Only he and his media buddies know what is good … Continue reading

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Black Orthodox Jewish population growing.

(The following article is reprinted from the NY Times where it originally appeared on 28 August 2010.) Black and Jewish, and Seeing No Contradiction By TRYMAINE LEE In yeshivas, they are sometimes taunted as “monkeys” or with the Yiddish epithet … Continue reading

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My son, the toilet paper king.

Marc Polish is a self-proclaimed “idea machine.” An entrepreneur by every definition of the word, he has built numerous businesses over his life, from hot dog stands to humorous T-shirt companies to a designer toilet paper business. So when Newark … Continue reading

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NY Times: Jews dominating Wikipedia?

The Lede, a NY Times column on the media, recently published an article which “exposed”  pro-Israel and pro-Jewish bloggers who received training in posting and monitoring the net. The training is done to combat the avalanche of anti-Semitic and anti-Israel … Continue reading

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Israel to Obama: Don’t play games with our future.

The following article is by George Will. Link to original at end of article. JERUSALEM Two photographs adorn the office of Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. Together they illuminate a portentous fact: No two leaders of democracies are less alike … Continue reading

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Daisy Khan, Jihad Mosque organizer, cries anti-Semitism?!

Now I’ve heard it all. Daisy Khan, the infamous consort of Imam Rauf, the leader of the planned Jihad Mosque, has now compared her situation with that of the Jews. This from the NY Times: “One of the main organizers … Continue reading

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Jewish support for Obama evaporating.

Charles Blow, a NY Times columnist has finally broken the news that those in the Jewish community have known for some time. American Jews are turning away from Obama. They increasingly see him and his administration as hostile to Israel … Continue reading

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Russians steal Jewish library, Refuse to return.

The Chabad- Lubavitch Hasidic sect was started in Russia in the nineteenth-century. It has had a long line of famous leaders, all of whom were born in Russia. However, when the Nazis came they were either killed or escaped with … Continue reading

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Obama, Feds terrified to comment on 911 Mosque.

Wonder why the White House doesn’t want to touch this one? CNN finds (.pdf) that 68 percent of voters oppose plans to build “a mosque two blocks from the site in New York City where the World Trade Center used … Continue reading

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Dem chief bashes pro-Israel groups. Defends anti-Israel ones.

It’s Sunday, so by now David Harris, head of the National Jewish Democratic Council, has stopped digging the hole he excavated for himself on Friday. He finally may have run out of retractions and completed his initial damage control. It’s not clear, … Continue reading

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Orthodox rabbis urge acceptance of gays.

(JTA) — Dozens of Orthodox rabbis have signed a statement of principles calling for the acceptance of homosexuals in the Orthodox community. The statement, signed by rabbis in the United States and Israel, was released on July 29, the same day … Continue reading

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Jewish anti-Zionists organize in US.

The 2010 U.S. Assembly of Jews, a national conference held in Detroit in late June, began at an unusual hour for a Jewish conclave: late on a Saturday afternoon. It wasn’t the most accommodating move for participants who observe the … Continue reading

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Major Jewish organization comes out against 911 Mosque.

In a move that left many leftists in shock, the Anti-defamation League of Bnai Brith, America’s major Jewish civil rights group, came out with a public statement on Friday 30 July, opposing the building of a mosque in the shadow … Continue reading

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The power of the Sabbath.

Thousands of years ago and even today in many places, people and their animals worked everyday. In much of the world, many businesses are open everyday and people use the weekends to shop and do business of various kinds. However, … Continue reading

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Yenta du jour. New York, where else?

It’s a boyd, no it’s a plane. Whatever it is, don’t answer the phone. She’s at it again. She doesn’t understand the word, “No.” She’s your best friend whether you want her or not. She’s the yenta from hell. Geri … Continue reading

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Thank you, Christian Evangelicals!

There are many Jews who question the motives of Christian Evangelicals, Born again Christians and other Christians who support Israel and the Jewish people. I couldn’t care less about anyone’s motives if they support me when I am struggling to … Continue reading

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50% Russian Jews in Israel leave.

What is it with a country like Israel that it cannot get people to stay unless they are well-connected ( ie. second, third generation Israelis), have independent wealth ( wealthy Westerners, mainly American Jews) who retire there and are self-sufficient, … Continue reading

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Israel to older immigrants: No work!!

The Jewish state constantly says that it wants Jews to immigrate and settle down. But if you are an older immigrant don’t expect to get a decent job. This seems to be the consensus of recent interviews with older, highly qualified … Continue reading

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Orthodox conversion bill alienates most Jews.

It’s hard not to be cynical about the latest conversion controversy in Jerusalem that threatens to further divide an already fragmented Jewish People for no reason but one: internal Israeli politics. If the Knesset continues to move ahead, as indicated … Continue reading

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Pro-Israel voters may decide Pennsylvania vote.

Pennsylvania may be the testing grounds for using pro-Israel political advertising to capture the Christian Evangelical and Jewish vote. 2.3% of the population of the state is Jewish, approximately 300,000 voters. They are found in major population centers throughout the … Continue reading

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Jewish plan to murder Hitler revealed.

(JTA) — Revisionist Zionist leader Ze’ev Jabotinsky reportedly had devised a scheme to kill Hitler and a number of high-ranking officials. In a special report, Ynet wrote that according to British Col. Richard Henry Meinertzhagen’s diary, “Middle East Diary, 1917-1956,” … Continue reading

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Hasidic Sex Symbol: Punk Jews

It was bound to happen sooner or later. Hasidic sex symbols. Several year ago, still sporting payess and a more-or-less Chasidic appearance, I met a girl in Greenwich village who stopped me on McDougal Street to tell me, “I think Hasidic … Continue reading

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Jewish serial murderer makes it big as born again Christian.

He was a nice guy. And he also killed six people. The neighbor’s Black Lab, Shmulka, told him to kill them. In the summer of 1977 he was caught and sent to prison. Now he is 57 and once again … Continue reading

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Orthodox rabbi ordains woman; Major protests follow.

It definitely is a first in Jewish history. The first orthodox woman rabbi. And she earned it in a way that no man ever has done. She went through all the rabbinical training for three years at Manhattan’s Drisha Institute. … Continue reading

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