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The Jewish News Weekly
Arab-Jewish hashtag shares people-over-politics message
When Israeli Abraham Gutman and Syrian Dania Darwish, students at Hunter College in New York City, recently posted a photo of themselves holding signs with the above hashtag on Facebook, they didn't know it would create a worldwide sensation.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
US News & World Report
The Real Cost of Women Opting Out
When Christine Ryan Jyoti had her first child seven years ago, she decided to stay home with her daughter instead of returning to her full-time job handling communications for a nonprofit in the District of Columbia.
The New York Observer
Last week, Public Advocate Tish James, one of the more prominent liberal Democrats in the city, had an idea .
Tue Jul 29, 2014
The Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra selects Reuben Blundell as new conductor
After a two year search, the Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra has chosen its new music director, Maestro Reuben Blundell .
Dances Patrelle to Present ROMEO & JULIET, 9/11-14
Dances Patrelle presents Romeo & Juliet, a dazzling 25th Anniversary Performance from September 11-14, 2014 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, E. 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, NYC.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Liz Smith: Remembering Jackie Kennedy on her 85th birthday
"Some may believe that there is such a thing as 'The Kennedy Curse.' ... There is no doubt, however, that Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis could rightfully be called 'the Kennedy Blessing,' states author Tina Santi Flaherty in her recent book, "What Jackie Taught Us."
Sat Jul 26, 2014
A heroine for teachers, students worldwide
Kaufman, the Berlin-born granddaughter of Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem and a vital link to Yiddish culture, died at her Manhattan home after a brief illness, said her daughter, Thea Goldstine.
Application Deadline for the Lincoln Center Scholars Alternative...
Are you interested in becoming a music or dance teacher for the NYC Department of Education? The Lincoln Center Scholars Alternative Certification Program is providing up to 20 music and dance professionals with the opportunity of a lifetime! Lincoln Center Education has launched an alternative certification program for arts teachers.
Custody Death to Mar NYC Mayor's Return From Italy
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family are wrapping up a whirlwind vacation in his ancestral homeland of Italy, complete with cheering crowds, paparazzi and, yes, even proof Italians do eat pizza with a knife and fork.
Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies: Social media campaign goes viral
As the Israeli operation Protective Edge has so far claimed nearly 900 dead, users have been flooding the web with dozens of photos of Jews and Arabs together showcasing peace and love, under the hashtag #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Ludima Gus Burton
Ludima Gus Burton, 94, beloved teacher, author, mother and friend, died peacefully in her sleep and in the company of her daughters, after a brief illness.
National New Play Network Presents Mfa Playwrights' Workshop, Now thru 8/3
The National New Play Network , the country's alliance of non-profit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, in collaboration with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and Stanford University's National Center for New Plays, will host nearly fifty playwrights, directors and dramaturgs ... (more)
Author Bel Kaufman Passes Away at Age 103
American teacher and author Bella 'Bel' Kaufman passed away at 8:30 this morning in her apartment on Park Avenue.
Abstract In Concrete (1952), The Making Of
Nayland Blake just posted this on his always eye-opening tumblr Knee-deep in the Flooded Victory .
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Interns Do Not Get Coffee, Not Anymore
I remember my first internship and how excited I was to be accepted. It was for a major record label in New York City.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
A Brother's Love
Calendar Editor John Sollenberger and I were walking to the Pasadena Civic Center Friday night to celebrate the PW's 30th anniversary when one of my brothers called from Pennsylvania, our family's home state.
Encouraging things in the wake of Gaza's conflict: Izzeldin Abuelaish's actions
"Martin Luther King of the Middle East," Izzeldin Abuelaish continues forth with messages of peace for the Middles East despite the great losses he has faced.
WNYC-AM New York
NYC Families Jump Start High School Application Process
Hundreds of New York City families used their summer break to jump start the high school admissions process by attending recent information sessions hosted by the Department of Education.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
'Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies' online campaign goes viral
An Israeli student, living in the US, is said to have launched an online campaign in an attempt to initiate dialogue between Jewish and Arab communities.
The Black River News
"There is no better complement to a dazzling smile than great looking skin"
Dr. Ewa Awad graduated from Hunter College in 2004, with dual degrees in chemistry and psychology.