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Rabbi Anchelle Perl: Open Letter to the Juvenile Charged with Painting Swastikas on Port Washington School

Rabbi Anchelle Perl: Open Letter to the Juvenile Charged with Painting Swastikas on Port Washington School

The following is an open letter by Rabbi Anchelle Perl to the Juvenile Charged with Painting Swastikas on Port Washington School: "Dear Young Person: No doubt you are learning very quickly the seriousness of your reprehensible and hateful act of anti-Semitism. You will come to understand the... - May 06, 2021 - Chabad of Mineola

Best Faith-Based Web Site to be Named by Web Marketing Association in 24th Annual WebAward Competition

Best Faith-Based Web Site to be Named by Web Marketing Association in 24th Annual WebAward Competition

The Web Marketing Association is looking for the best faith-based Websites in the world as part of their 25th annual international WebAward Competition for Web site development at the WebAward Web site. The WebAwards is the standards-defining competition that sets benchmarks for 96 industries,... - March 27, 2021 - Web Marketing Association

Glatt Kosher, Traditional Passover Seder 2021 at NYC Kosher Restaurant, Talia's Steakhouse & Bar in Manhattan, New York

Glatt Kosher, Traditional Passover Seder 2021 at NYC Kosher Restaurant, Talia's Steakhouse & Bar in Manhattan, New York

For over 19 years, Talia's Steakhouse, the premier Glatt Kosher restaurant on the Upper West Side, has been offering prepaid Passover (Pesach) Seders, lunches and dinners for Yom Tov and Shabbat. - March 03, 2021 - Talia’s Steakhouse & Bar House

JustKibbitz Empowers Yenta’s to Live Up to Their Matchmaking Potential This Valentine’s Day

JustKibbitz Empowers Yenta’s to Live Up to Their Matchmaking Potential This Valentine’s Day

Jewish Dating Site Puts Mom in Charge of Profiles and Matchmaking Ensuring Everyone is on Their Best Behavior - February 03, 2021 - JustKibbitz

"Moral Courage" Documentary Film Series Reveals Previously Unknown Stories of Rescues of Jewish Fugitives in Holocaust

Six interview-based stories of heroism by Rescuers of Jewish fugitives during the Holocaust are available, with study guides, for teachers of Holocaust studies in schools and universities. - December 14, 2020 - Foundation for Moral Courage

SimchatOlam.org Launches a Bonei Olam Chesed Project to Share Joy and Donate to a Worthy Cause

SimchatOlam.org Launches a Bonei Olam Chesed Project to Share Joy and Donate to a Worthy Cause

Simchat Olam, a project of Bonei Olam, has officially launched. The initiative allows any person in the world to easily announce the birth of their child, a bris, or baby naming, all for free. One can sign up and create an announcement through beautifully-designed cards to share information... - November 27, 2020 - Simchat Olam

Faith Fights Food Waste Launched on World Food Day

Faith Fights Food Waste Launched on World Food Day

Food Waste Weekend relaunched as Faith Fights Food Waste Enabling Clergy of All Faiths to Give Food Waste Sermons Throughout Year - October 18, 2020 - AmpleHarvest.org

Boca Raton Virtual Jewish Film Festival - Sept. 29 thru Dec. 25; 36 Premiere Films at Levis JCC Sandler Center

The virtual festival will run from September 29 – December 25, 2020 and will feature narrative, documentary and short films, all with a Jewish theme, from around the world. Special to this year’s virtual festival are webinars with filmmakers and cast members and the opportunity to view the film up to 72 hours after its scheduled time. Premiere Screenings of I'll Find You, My Name Is Sara & Anton are featured. - October 07, 2020 - Adolph & Rose Levis JCC Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival

Amid Pandemic, Chabad to Offer Outdoor High Holiday Service in Jacksonville

With Years of Experience Organizing Outdoor Shofar Services, Chabad Has Adapted its Model for the Jewish New Year of 5781 with COVID-19. - September 11, 2020 - Chabad Lubavitch of Southside, Inc.

CWS Israel & BOTH UAE Form Strategic Partnership Promoting Bilateral Trade, Following Historic Peace Agreement

CWS Israel & BOTH UAE Form Strategic Partnership Promoting Bilateral Trade, Following Historic Peace Agreement

CWS Israel, a contingent workforce management firm, today announced a strategic partnership with BOTH UAE, the leading provider of support services in the UAE, to help organisations from Israel, Abu Dhabi and Dubai capitalise on the newly signed peace accord. CWS Israel is a prominent player in the... - September 08, 2020 - CWS Israel

Jewish Children’s Book About COVID-19 Leaps to #1 on Amazon

Jewish Children’s Book About COVID-19 Leaps to #1 on Amazon

A new picture book that teaches preschoolers about wearing a mask, washing hands, and staying home when sick, went to number one in its category on Amazon just two days after launch. - August 18, 2020 - Morah Leora

Allan Lieberman's New Novel "Coronavirus Light" is a Wacky Look at a World Turned Topsy Turvy

Allan Lieberman's New Novel "Coronavirus Light" is a Wacky Look at a World Turned Topsy Turvy

Allan Lieberman’s novel, "Coronavirus Light," is a satirical piece on the social effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. Subtitled, "Tales From A Kosher Cop Volume II," Lieberman recounts experiences, observed through his vantage point as the supervisor in a... - July 24, 2020 - Allan Lieberman

Free Jewish / Israeli Short Film Festival - 124 Films and Growing - Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival

Free Jewish / Israeli Short Film Festival - 124 Films and Growing - Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival

With 124 exciting Jewish and Israeli Short Films, the Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival announces the release of its free Short Film Spotlight program. This program provides the general public the best short films. The Festival's mission is to provide the newest, most stimulating and thought provoking films. - June 13, 2020 - Adolph & Rose Levis JCC Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival

"Burning Hearts – Psalms on the Road" – a Musical Masterpiece That Provides Refreshing New Musical Settings to the Psalms

"Burning Hearts – Psalms on the Road" – a Musical Masterpiece That Provides Refreshing New Musical Settings to the Psalms

Recent release "Burning Hearts – Psalms on the Road – Volume 1" from Emmaus Media Group’s composer Stephany Dobosz is a melodious collection containing 63 musical settings for the Psalms for liturgies and prayer services. - April 10, 2020 - Emmaus Media Group

Weinstock for Congress Video "Hip Kosher" Named a Finalist at the Upcoming Reed Awards

Weinstock for Congress Video "Hip Kosher" Named a Finalist at the Upcoming Reed Awards

The Weinstock for Congress announcement video “Hip Kosher” has been named a finalist at the upcoming Reed Awards - for the outstanding way it tells the story of Michael Weinstock and his candidacy for Congress. Weinstock is a candidate for Congress in New York’s Third Congressional District, which includes sections of Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties. - February 13, 2020 - Weinstock for Congress

Unseen Interviews with Jewish Veterans in Upcoming Xenon Pictures Film "About Face: Jewish Refugees in the Allied Forces"

Unseen Interviews with Jewish Veterans in Upcoming Xenon Pictures Film "About Face: Jewish Refugees in the Allied Forces"

The remarkable, untold stories of young German and Austrian Jewish veterans who fled their homes only to perform an “about face” and return with U.S. and Allied Forces during WWII. - November 10, 2019 - Xenon Pictures

Lancaster Seminary Names Vanessa Lovelace Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Seminary

Lancaster Seminary Names Vanessa Lovelace Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Seminary

The Reverend Dr. Vanessa Lovelace will join Lancaster Theological Seminary, a graduate school of theology in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on July 1, 2019, as vice president of academic affairs and dean. - June 03, 2019 - Lancaster Theological Seminary

Traditional, Glatt Kosher for Passover Seder 2019 at Talia's Steakhouse, New York | Manhattan Kosher Restaurants NYC

Traditional, Glatt Kosher for Passover Seder 2019 at Talia's Steakhouse, New York | Manhattan Kosher Restaurants NYC

Searching for Passover Glatt Kosher Restaurants in Manhattan, New York? For over 16 years, Talia's Steakhouse has been offering prepaid Glatt Kosher lunch and dinner Seders during Passover (Pesach), Yom Tov and Shabbat. - April 15, 2019 - Talia’s Steakhouse & Bar House

Food Waste Weekend - Thou Shall Not Waste Food

Food Waste Weekend - Thou Shall Not Waste Food

Religious Leaders of All Faiths - Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Others - to Give Sermons on Food Waste and Hunger the Weekend of September 6-8, 2019. - January 31, 2019 - AmpleHarvest.org

Barbara Goldberg Wins the 2019 Valentin Krustev Award for Translation

Barbara Goldberg Wins the 2019 Valentin Krustev Award for Translation

The William Meredith Foundation is proud to inaugurate The Valentin Krustev Award for Translation. This award includes publication of "Transformation" featuring Goldberg’s exquisite translations of Israeli poets as well as some of the most lucid and insightful analyses of the art of... - January 09, 2019 - The William Meredith Foundation

Dr. Mary J. Gallant Honored as a Woman of Distinction and with a P.O.W.E.R. Podcast by the Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Dr. Mary J. Gallant Honored as a Woman of Distinction and with a P.O.W.E.R. Podcast by the Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Dr. Mary J. Gallant of Glassboro, New Jersey has been honored as a Woman of Distinction and with a P.O.W.E.R. Podcast by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the fields of education and research. Each quarter... - January 03, 2019 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Leading Deal & Coupon Platform for Jewish People JDeal Announces New Free “Submit Your Deal” Service to Restaurants and Bars

Leading Deal & Coupon Platform for Jewish People JDeal Announces New Free “Submit Your Deal” Service to Restaurants and Bars

Businesses who want to reach out and connect to the Jewish community have a unique opportunity. JDeal has launched a free “Submit Your Deal” service where a restaurant, bar, or cafe can submit a deal or coupon quickly and easily to their huge number of subscribers. - November 29, 2018 - JDeal

New Israeli-American Advocacy Initiative Launches Platform for Israel Engagement

Unprecedented Strategy to Fight Anti-Semitism, Defeat BDS, and Build New Bipartisan Alliances Among Progressives and Conservatives. - October 02, 2018 - Israeli-American Civic Education Institute

Dr. Mary J. Gallant Recognized as a Woman of the Month and Honored on the Reuters Billboard by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Dr. Mary J. Gallant Recognized as a Woman of the Month and Honored on the Reuters Billboard by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Dr. Mary J. Gallant of Glassboro, New Jersey has been honored as a Women of the Month for May 2018 and honored on the famous Reuters Billboard in Times Square in New York City by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and... - August 08, 2018 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

15 Youth Leaders from Across the U.S. Receive National Award and $36,000 Each for Giving Voice to World's Most Underserved Populations

The Helen Diller Family Foundation’s 12th Annual Awards Recognize Teens who are Taking a Stand Against Sexual Assault, Advocating for Refugee and Immigrant Rights, Improving Cervical Screening Programs in Developing Countries, Promoting LGBT Rights Among the Homeless Population, and Leading Several More Projects Tackling Today’s Pressing Current Affairs - June 27, 2018 - Helen Diller Family Foundation

IndieGo Publishing Announces the Release of "Joy Bliss This: A Teacher’s Journey," by William Quigley

IndieGo Publishing Announces the Release of "Joy Bliss This: A Teacher’s Journey," by William Quigley

“Joy Bliss This: A Teacher’s Journey,” by William Quigley, published by IndieGo Publishing, is the story of the people and events that have impacted the author’s journey as a teacher. He shares his story with soul-baring honesty, his failures as well as his joys and successes. In doing so, he hopes to provide a better understanding of kids, teaching, and education at a time when communities are struggling to define what makes these great - kids, and the ways we nurture and educate them. - April 17, 2018 - INDIEGO Publishing

NYC Kosher Restaurant, Talia's Steakhouse & Bar, Will Serve Prepaid Glatt Kosher Passover Seders, Chol Hamoed & Yom Tov Meals During Jewish Pesach Holiday

NYC Kosher Restaurant, Talia's Steakhouse & Bar, Will Serve Prepaid Glatt Kosher Passover Seders, Chol Hamoed & Yom Tov Meals During Jewish Pesach Holiday

Celebrate a stress-free Passover 2018 with your friends and family without spending the whole day in the kitchen and cleaning. - March 13, 2018 - Talia’s Steakhouse & Bar House

American Public Television Co-Produces and Syndicates “Jesus: Countdown to Calvary,” with Hugh Bonneville, for Easter 2018

American Public Television Co-Produces and Syndicates “Jesus: Countdown to Calvary,” with Hugh Bonneville, for Easter 2018

Co-produced by RTÉ, American Public Television (APT) and ARTE, and releasing on public television stations nationwide March 1, 2018, “Jesus: Countdown to Calvary” is a new documentary, syndicated by APT (aptonline.org), in which actor Hugh Bonneville (Notting Hill, Downton Abbey,... - February 06, 2018 - American Public Television

OTTO NEUMANN: MODERN DEGENERATE at Rare Nest Gallery and State Street Gallery Through March 15th 2018. The Nazi's Labelled Him a "Degenerate" Artist But He Survived.

OTTO NEUMANN: MODERN DEGENERATE at Rare Nest Gallery and State Street Gallery Through March 15th 2018. The Nazi's Labelled Him a "Degenerate" Artist But He Survived.

Otto Neumann’s (1895, Heidelberg - 1975, Munich) early work as an Expressionist painter and printmaker, evolved over 60 years. Neumann worked continuously even as he survived the Third Reich with his wife Hilde Rothschild, who was Jewish. Otto’s art was labeled “degenerate” by the Nazis (an automatic honorific). All of Neumann's work is imbued with a rare and strange intensity. In 2 major exhibitions, over 150 works / artifacts will be exhibited, complimented by receptions, lectures and events. - January 20, 2018 - Rare Nest Gallery

Powerful New Book "Rabbi Sha'ul – A Jewish Testimony" Now Available on Amazon

Powerful New Book "Rabbi Sha'ul – A Jewish Testimony" Now Available on Amazon

Meticulously researched and written by Max Debono-De-Laurentis, "Rabbi Sha'ul – A Jewish Testimony" takes readers back thousands of years, to days predating the New Testament, to discover exactly how he lived and remained as a Jew. "It's one of the only books to take such a... - December 05, 2017 - MDDL Discernment and Study Ministry

Rose Medical Center in Denver, CO Names Ryan Tobin as New President & Chief Executive Officer

Rose Medical Center in Denver, CO Names Ryan Tobin as New President & Chief Executive Officer

Rose Medical Center is pleased to announce that Ryan Tobin, COO, has been promoted to President & Chief Executive Officer at Rose Medical Center. Tobin succeeds long-time Rose Medical Center CEO Kenneth Feiler, who announced he was stepping down in October after 21 years leading Rose. Tobin will assume his new role January 2, 2018. - December 05, 2017 - Rose Medical Center

Looking for Rosh Hashanah Lunch and Dinner in a Glatt Kosher Restaurant in Manhattan, New York? Talia's Steakhouse & Bar Announces They Will Offer Prepaid Meals.

Looking for Rosh Hashanah Lunch and Dinner in a Glatt Kosher Restaurant in Manhattan, New York? Talia's Steakhouse & Bar Announces They Will Offer Prepaid Meals.

For over 15 years, Talia's Steakhouse has been offering prepaid Glatt Kosher lunch and dinner during Rosh Hashanah, Sukkot, Simchat Torah and Shabbat. - September 04, 2017 - Talia’s Steakhouse & Bar House

Religious Leaders of All Faiths to Give Sermons on Food Waste

Religious Leaders of All Faiths to Give Sermons on Food Waste

Weekend of September 8-10, 2017 - June 08, 2017 - AmpleHarvest.org

Rabbi Receives Fellowship Honors

His four year involvement in educating the public about antisemitism, and his willingness to donate to the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews earned Rabbi Derrick Whitt the Patriarch Fellowship Honors. In a letter from IFCJ Founder/President Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, he expressed his... - May 21, 2017 - Kehillat HaDerech YHVH

Local Elementary School Children Create an Art Exhibit at Aventura Place for World Peace and Harmony

Local Elementary School Children Create an Art Exhibit at Aventura Place for World Peace and Harmony

Inaugural art installation for The Harmony Project, a grassroots community organization with a mission to promote and inspire global harmony through the art and perspective of children. - April 08, 2017 - Aventura Place

NYC Kosher Restaurant, Talia's Steakhouse & Bar, Will Serve Prepaid Glatt Kosher Passover Seders, Chol Hamoed & Yom Tov Meals During Jewish Pesach Holiday

NYC Kosher Restaurant, Talia's Steakhouse & Bar, Will Serve Prepaid Glatt Kosher Passover Seders, Chol Hamoed & Yom Tov Meals During Jewish Pesach Holiday

Celebrate a stress-free Passover 2017 with your friends and family without spending the whole day in the kitchen and cleaning. - April 06, 2017 - Talia’s Steakhouse & Bar House

Best Faith-based Web Site to be Named by Web Marketing Association in 21st Annual WebAward Competition

Best Faith-based Web Site to be Named by Web Marketing Association in 21st Annual WebAward Competition

Religious Websites will be reviewed to determine who has the Best Faith-based Website of 2017 as part of the 21st annual WebAward Competition. - April 04, 2017 - Web Marketing Association

Yiddish Las Vegas Music & Culture Festival Set for March 18-19 Stars Jamie Elman from YidLife Crisis, More

Yiddish Las Vegas Music & Culture Festival Set for March 18-19 Stars Jamie Elman from YidLife Crisis, More

Temple Sinai and the JCC of Southern Nevada present 2nd Annual Yiddish Las Vegas Music & Culture Festival starring YidLife Crisis, Valley Cantors/Soloists, Klezmer Band. - March 03, 2017 - Temple Sinai

Citizens Commission on Human Rights Presents The Holocaust: What They Don’t Want You to Know

Citizens Commission on Human Rights of Nashville (CCHR Nashville) is holding a special briefing on The Holocaust: What They Don’t Want You to Know in observance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. - January 11, 2017 - CCHR Nashville

"The Yellow Star" by Aaron Seth, Speaks to a Young Audience. He Writes About Life During the Holocaust. What is Life Worth, When Nothing is Left?

"The Yellow Star" by Aaron Seth, Speaks to a Young Audience. He Writes About Life During the Holocaust. What is Life Worth, When Nothing is Left?

"The Yellow Star" depicts a story of two young boys, no more than twelve of different religious backgrounds learning to appreciate what is left of their life during the Nazi regime in Germany. Illustrator, Illana Barran is also author and illustrator of "The Survival Of The Gingerbread Girl - A Lullaby." - November 29, 2016 - Illana Barran

Chanukah Wonderland and Concert

Chabad @ the Beaches Celebrates 14th Chanukah With Something for Everyone Chanukah Wonderland Concert, Craft & Fun Fair, Giant Menorah Lighting, Community Festivities Chabad @ the Beaches is gearing up for their largest Chanukah event ever -- taking Chanukah to a whole new level this year! - November 29, 2016 - Chabad @ the Beches

Temple Beth Hillel Shares the Story of Hanukkah

Hanukkah starts on the 25th day of the Hebrew month of Kislev, which may occur anywhere from late November to late December in our Gregorian calendar. This year it begins at sundown on Sat, 24 December 2016 and ends on New Year's Day. - November 24, 2016 - Temple Beth Hillel

South Windsor Haiti School is Building a Better World Through Education

The leaders of the South Windsor Haiti School are visiting South Windsor on Saturday, December 3rd. - November 24, 2016 - Temple Beth Hillel

CERTIFIED, INC. $20 Million Fundraising Acquisition

CERTIFIED, INC. $20 Million Fundraising Acquisition

CERTIFIED, INC. has announced an agreement with Switzerland based Galileo Asset Management SA (galileoam.com) to assist in the acquisition of $20 million of equity funding. Such funding will expedite CERTIFIED’s international distribution and usage of their breakthrough disruptive smartphone... - November 21, 2016 - CERTIFIED INC.

Los Angeles Jewish Community Leader Virginia A. Maas Appointed American Jewish University Board Chair

Los Angeles Jewish Community Leader Virginia A. Maas Appointed American Jewish University Board Chair

American Jewish University (AJU) is pleased to announce Mrs. Virginia A. Maas has been appointed Chairperson of the AJU Board of Trustees. Mrs. Maas is well-known and valued leader in the wider Los Angeles Jewish community, serving on numerous nonprofit organizations in a variety of capacities. - November 07, 2016 - American Jewish University

8th House Publishing Announces the Releases of "The Chassidic Trauma Unit" by Abraham Boyarsky

8th House Publishing is proud to announce the release and availability of Abraham Boyarsky’s novel “The Chassidic Trauma Unit.” The book is now available through the publisher and through major retailers the world over and online at Amazon.com, Barnes&Noble, Chapters and other... - November 02, 2016 - 8th House Publishing

Premier Jewish Education in a Contemporary Reform Setting

Temple Beth Hillel's Adult Education Series is Proud to Present Renowned Jewish Educator Jo Bruce to discuss The Book of Daniel. - October 29, 2016 - Temple Beth Hillel

New Video: Welcome to Temple Beth Hillel in South Windsor, CT

Temple Beth Hillel’s New Welcome Video Highlights the Temple’s Warmth and Inclusiveness. - October 29, 2016 - Temple Beth Hillel

Build Relationships, Community and Identity: Enrollment Open for Temple Beth Hillel's Religious School and Education Center

Temple Beth Hillel offers students of all ages and abilities a safe place to explore what being Jewish means to them. - October 21, 2016 - Temple Beth Hillel

The Greater Hartford Rabbinic Association Makes Up a Prestigious Collection of Spiritual Leaders

Recent gathering of rabbis representing the reform, conservative, and orthodox congregations of Greater Hartford. - October 20, 2016 - Temple Beth Hillel

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