Romney to Host $60,000-A-Plate Fundraiser In Jerusalem on 'Tisha B'Av'

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 July 2012 12:09 Written by AP Wednesday, 11 July 2012 11:57

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney smiles as he addresses supporters at his Super Tuesday campaign rally in Boston, March 6 (photo credit: AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

Israel - Presumed Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will host a fundraising event in Jerusalem at $60,000 or more per plate on July 29, The Jerusalem Post learned on Wednesday.

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Torah In Ten - Episode 6: Parshas Pinchas

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 July 2012 12:15 Written by Rabbi Chaim Miller / torahinten Wednesday, 11 July 2012 00:00

 

Dutch Holocaust Survivor, Author Meijer Dies in Amsterdam

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 July 2012 12:13 Written by AP Wednesday, 11 July 2012 11:50

FILE - In this March 12, 2010 file photo Berthe Meijer is seen during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Dutch Jewish author Berthe Meijer, whose life intersected tangentially with that of Anne Frank, has died. She was 74. Her husband, Gary Goldschneider, said Wednesday, July 11, 2012 that Meijer died of cancer on July 10. Meijer grew up on the same Amsterdam street where Frank attended a Montessori school. They were imprisoned in Bergen-Belsen at the same time, though Meijer was years younger. In 2010, Meijer published a memoir titled “Life After Anne Frank,” describing her post-war fortunes as perhaps resembling what might have happened to Frank, had she lived. (AP Photo/Evert Elzinga, File)

Amsterdam - Dutch Jewish author Berthe Meijer, whose life intersected with Anne Frank’s, has died. She was 74.

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Picture of the Day: Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder and Senator Joe Addabbo visit Bnos Bais Yaakov in Far Rockaway

Written by TFTI / Goldfeder Friday, 06 July 2012 11:09

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder and Senator Joe Addabbo joined Rabbi Shmuel Hiller and Rabbi Yisroel Tepper at a recent visit to Bnos Bais Yaakov in Far Rockaway

 

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan Visits The Hebrew University Of Jerusalem

Last Updated on Friday, 06 July 2012 14:50 Written by VIN News Staff Friday, 06 July 2012 14:36

Menachem Ben Sasson, president of the Hebrew University of jerusalem, meets with US Supreme Court Associate Justice Elana Kagan, in Ben Sasson's office in Jerusalem on July 05, 2012 / VIN News

Jerusalem - Elena Kagan, a justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, visited the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on Thursday, July 5. Among other things, Kagan and Hebrew University President Prof. Menahem Ben-Sasson discussed the Hebrew University’s centrality to the Israeli legal system, and whether the state of Israel needs and will develop a formal constitution.

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Google Phasing Out 'iGoogle' In Latest Purge

Last Updated on Friday, 06 July 2012 14:51 Written by AP Friday, 06 July 2012 14:42

San Francisco, CA - Google is phasing out a service that allows millions of people to personalize its home page with applications such as weather updates and stock quotes.

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Divisions in Satmar Sect Complicate Politics of Brooklyn Hasidim

Last Updated on Friday, 06 July 2012 14:35 Written by Joseph Berger/The NY Times Friday, 06 July 2012 14:23

Rabbi David Niederman, head of the United Jewish Organizations of Williamsburg, which claims neutrality in the Hasidic dispute, contends that the Zaloynim got out a big vote in the Congressional primary. Christopher Gregory/The New York Times

There is an enduring belief among some New York political aficionados that Hasidic Jews vote in a bloc. Capture the support of a chief rabbi and you capture the entire Hasidic sect.

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Netanyahu: Personal Sanctions On Haredi Draft-Evaders

Last Updated on Friday, 06 July 2012 14:16 Written by Gil Hoffman / JPost Friday, 06 July 2012 14:10

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and MK Shaul Mofaz attend the government committee in charge of formulating an alternative to the Tal Law on national service. May 21, 2012. Photo by Uri Lenz/FLASH90

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met with Kadima leader Shaul Mofaz and other heads of parties in his coalition, in an attempt to settle their differences over how to equalize the burden of IDF service.

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Assemblyman Goldfeder speaks out for special needs children

Written by TFTI / Goldfeder Friday, 06 July 2012 13:53

 

Romney's Wife Says Woman Being Eyed For Ticket

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 July 2012 13:31 Written by AP Thursday, 05 July 2012 13:16

Image credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Washington - Mitt Romney’s wife says her husband is thinking about picking a woman to be on his ticket this fall.

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Torah In Ten - Episode 5: Parshas Balak

Last Updated on Friday, 06 July 2012 11:07 Written by Rabbi Chaim Miller / torahinten Friday, 06 July 2012 00:00

 

3 Children Dead, 24 Rescued after Boat Full of Fireworks Watchers Capsizes at Oyster Bay NY

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 July 2012 15:17 Written by AP Thursday, 05 July 2012 13:31

Oyster Bay, NY - Police have identified the three children who died after yacht capsized on the Fourth of July off New York’s Long Island.

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4th of July FireWorks NYC 2012

Written by liveboatusa1 Thursday, 05 July 2012 15:50

 

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