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  1. Hasidic Enclave Keeps Its Secrets Amid Elusive Rebbe's Tight ControlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Forward

    But that does not mean he exempts himself from the obligations God imposes on all Jews, at least as traditionalists understand them. Like his followers, Twersky prays to God three times a day.

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  2. The Sturgeon Queens Premieres TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Forward

    "You want to watch a Homeland or something?" my husband Mark asked me the other night. I was on my computer, looking at a trailer for The Sturgeon Queens, a new documentary about the history of Russ & Daughters , the much beloved New York appetizing shop that's celebrating its centennial this year.

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  3. The Foods of Georgia, on My MindRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Forward

    " Gaumarjos! " Maia Efrem said, clinking a glass of red wine with those of the seven friends she'd gathered at Oda House, a Georgian restaurant on New York's Lower East Side. "That literally means 'to victory' in Georgian, and it's how we say 'cheers'."

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  4. How 'Fiddler on the Roof' Shattered My DreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Forward

    When "Fiddler on the Roof" opened on Broadway in the fall of 1964, I was singing in the chorus in "Ben Franklin In Paris," another Broadway show, which starred Robert Preston. I also performed in the ballroom scene whenever one of the dancers wasn't feeling well, because I was the only singer who could also dance.

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  5. New York's First Female Crime BossRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Forward

    The press called her a "Queen Among Thieves" and the person who "first put crime in America on a syndicated basis." In 1884, The New York Times named her "the nucleus and center of the whole organization of crime in New York City."

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  6. Meet Maccabi Tel Aviv Star Sylven LandesbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Forward

    It is an exciting time to be part of the Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team. In May, the team shocked the basketball world by winning the 2014 Euroleague Championship .

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  7. Nobel Prize's Jewish WingmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Forward

    When troops led by the Soviet Union invaded Czechoslovakia in August 1968, Lynn Nadel was a year into his postdoctoral fellowship at the Institute of Physiology in Prague. The 25-year-old neuroscientist from Queens, New York, was advised to leave the country.

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  8. Grim Week for Animals as Jewish and Muslim Rituals CoincideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Forward

    That is thanks to a fluke of the Islamic and Hebrew calendars that has set the prescribed time for a Jewish ritual slaughter and a Muslim sacrifice within a single day of each other. This year, the Jewish ritual of Kapparot is performed on October 3, while the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha begins on October 4. Kapparot, which some Jews perform the day before Yom Kippur, involves waving a live chicken in circles over one's head and then having it killed.

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  9. Rabbi Joseph Potasnik Gets Jan Karski Humanitarian AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Forward

    Welcoming the overflow crowd at the Jan Karski Humanitarian Award 2014 ceremony at the Polish Consulate honoring Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, Executive Vice President of the New York Board of Rabbis, and Polish rescuer Irena Sendler, was consul general Ewa Junczyk-Ziomecka who thanked members of the Polish-Jewish Dialogue Committee - Polish American Congress, the N.Y. Downstate Division and the Polish-Jewish Dialogue Committee - for their dedication to their noble mission."

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  10. Sweet Sally's Features Traditional Jewish Baked GoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Forward

    Some of the traditions we learn as children carry with us through our entire lives. For me, that would definitely be my family's love of baking, as well as the celebration of Jewish traditions.

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  11. 'Here Lies Soap'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Forward

    Among the handful of photographs in the Holocaust memorial book of Zbaraz, my ancestral town in western Ukraine, is a black-and-white picture of sad-eyed men and women standing beside a 10-foot tall monument. It is inscribed with the words "Here lies soap, made by the German mass-murderers, from the bodies of our brethren.

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  12. Getting It Right: How Hollywood Does HarediRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | Forward

    When it comes to Hasidic characters in movies, film consultant Elli Meyer believes that the real deal trumps a random actor in costume.

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  13. N.Y. Man Collects Holocaust Benefits for 6 Years After Survivor Mom's DeathRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | Forward

    A New York man was charged with hiding his Holocaust survivor mother's death in order to collect her reparations benefits.

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  14. Don't Mess With the YuhanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | Forward

    "Assimilation will kill us," Yuhan said. "We are drowning, but I still want to take a last grip of air."

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  15. Jewish World War II Vet Gets Star of David on Gravestone - 50 Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | Forward

    A World War II soldier buried in a national cemetery in Wisconsin now has a Jewish star marking his grave, in place of the Christian cross it bore for almost 50 years.

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  16. JetBlue Rant Victim Admits She Is Jewish, Not PalestinianRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | Forward

    The victim of a verbal attack by a Jewish doctor on a JetBlue flight from Palm Beach admitted that she is not a Palestinian, but is Jewish.

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  17. Doctor Bounced From Flight Claims JetBlue Told Her 'Jews Don't Make Rules'Read the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | Forward

    Dr. Lisa Rosenberg wants everyone to know that intolerance is alive and well in America - but insists she isn't the one spewing hatred.

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  18. CO2 and the Jews - Both Victims?Read the original story

    Jul 18, 2014 | Forward

    On CNBC's July 14 edition of Squawk Box, a morning news and business segment, Happer said: "The demonization of carbon dioxide is just like the demonization of the poor Jews under Hitler.

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  19. Nazi 'Perfect Aryan' Baby Was Actually JewishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | Forward

    When Hessy Taft was six months old, she was selected as a Nazi poster child. Her flawless Aryan face was plastered on postcards and magazines throughout the Third Reich.

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  20. POEM: From 'Portable Folia'Read the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | Forward

    Israel greet me once a month let every being with a soul praise god & his spouse Your wives are your securities a fuselage to die for Open air relentless inventive elation the measure of measure 400 OVERNIGHT You can have free ovaries but it'll cost ya Can you plan on pleasure or pain? Earn a degree under happy duress THE BEST DISH EVER don't check ... (more)

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