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  1. The Redemption of Valley Girl SpeakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Forward

    In what I hope is the last and final word on girl speak, the New York Times recently ran an oped by prominent linguist and literature professor John McWhorter in which he makes a case for the use of "like" and "totally."

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  2. Kosher Soup Kitchen Struggles With Rising Ranks of Hungry as Passover NearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 5 | Forward

    On a recent chilly afternoon in Queens, two women shivered in a line of about 50 people that trailed out the door of Masbia, a kosher food pantry and soup kitchen.

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  3. New York Teens Bring Taste of Purim to Holocaust SurvivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2014 | Forward

    The New York middle schooler joined the Blue Card, a national non-profit aimed at ameliorating the plight of Holocaust survivors, in bringing the Mishloach Manot to seniors in Manhattan.

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  4. in Photos: Ultra-Orthodox Jews Protest Israeli Draft Bill in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | Forward

    It must have been a confusing sight for tourists. Some 50,000 ultra-Orthodox Jews crammed onto Water Street in lower Manhattan on Sunday afternoon, showing their support for their Haredi brethren in Israel.

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  5. Ultra-Orthodox Jews Protest Israeli Draft Bill in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2014 | Forward

    The scene was completely surreal: A crying cantor beseeching the Lord in Yiddish-accented Hebrew to hear his prayers; high-octane loudspeakers amplifying the cry throughout lower Manhattan; tens of thousands of black-coated ultra-Orthodox Jews earnestly repeating the Psalms in the freezing cold; some of New York's finest, duly exasperated; and the ... (more)

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  6. Dov Hikind Launches Campaign Against 'Nazi Neighbors'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | Forward

    A new campaign launched by New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind calls for Nazi war criminals living in the United States to be brought to justice.

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  7. Long Island Yeshiva Student Scrawls Anti-Semitic GraffitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2014 | Forward

    Jonathan Schuster, 18, a senior at Priority-1: Torah Academy of Lawrence-Cedarhurst, in Cedarhurst, N.Y.,was charged with the crimes on Thursday He admitted to using black marker to write anti-Semitic statements, often including expletives, on eight occasions since December 2012, police told Newsday.

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  8. WhatsApp Spreads Fast Among Ultra-Orthodox - and Rabbis Cry FoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2014 | Forward

    Orthodox Jews have swarmed this service ever since a 2012 anti-Internet campaign tightened communal restrictions against social networking sites like Facebook.

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  9. Fighting Jewish Slumlords Isn't Anti-SemiticRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2014 | Forward

    Menachem Stark's death and the media's inflammatory response to it highlight a particular kind of anti-Semitism: the kind that can emerge as a result of the religious Jewish community's involvement in real estate and the horrible living conditions in many of those buildings.

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  10. Jewish Cemeteries Fall Into Disrepair in New York - and Coast to CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2013 | Forward

    For years, the historic Jewish cemetery was so overgrown with weeds, plagued by toppled headstones, and littered with fallen branches, beer cans and snack-food wrappers that at least a quarter of its graves were impossible to reach.

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  11. After Sandy, One Shul Celebrated Hanukkah Without LightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2013 | Forward

    It has become my annual ritual. I flippantly say, minutes before the first night of Hanukkah, "I'm going to 116th Street to blur the separation between church and state."

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  12. Pastrami With Side of Drama at Carnegie DeliRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2013 | Forward

    The romaine lettuce you'll see these days on plates at the Carnegie Deli aren't just a sign owner Marian Levine has stopped using iceberg lettuce.

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  13. Last Generation of Holocaust Survivors Face Higher Costs, Even as Numbers DwindleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2013 | Forward

    The number of living Holocaust survivors will shrink rapidly over the next 13 years, but the costs of caring for the remaining survivors will rise, according to a new report by Selfhelp Community Services.

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  14. Meet Margot Friedlander, Berlin's Unlikely 92-Year-Old Jewish CelebrityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2013 | Forward

    By moving back to Berlin three years ago, Margot Friedlander, a 92-year-old Holocaust survivor, has become an unlikely celebrity in the land where she was once persecuted.

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  15. Space to Spare, Reform and Conservative Congregations Turn to OrthodoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2013 | Forward

    Marla Topp of Temple Judea Mizpah in Skokie, Ill., doesn't need survey data to tell her that Reform Judaism is in decline and Orthodox Judaism is growing.

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  16. Telling Story of Job at Sandy-Ravaged Synagogue in RockawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2013 | Forward

    A large, empty space looms behind the makeshift wooden stage at the West End Temple in the Rockaways section of Queens, N.Y. A year after Sandy struck, there is still no heat.

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  17. Anderson Cooper's 'Jewish White Supremacist' StalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2013 | Forward

    When Anderson Cooper gets a stalker, it's not just some garden-variety loon. No, the CNN star has been allegedly menaced by a self-described "gay, Jewish, white supremacist" from Queens named Alex Hausner.

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  18. Madoff Employees Were 'Puppets' of Enigmatic Employer, Lawyers SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2013 | Forward

    Lawyers for five former employees of Bernard Madoff said on Thursday their clients were mere puppets under the spell of what one called an enigmatic "broker-dealer rockstar" and "pathological liar."

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