Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Miraculous Airlift of Ethiopian Jews
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — MAY 8, 2021 — It’s one of the most significant historical milestones in the history of the Jewish people and modern Israel. This month marks the thirtieth anniversary of the miraculous and heroic rescue of nearly 15,000 Ethiopian Jews in the legendary “Operation Solomon.” The airlift, shuttling numerous Israeli commercial and military planes between Israel and Ethiopia …

Jonathan FeldsteinCelebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Miraculous Airlift of Ethiopian Jews
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Echoes of A Boom in Iran
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — APRIL 26, 2021 — In case you missed the explosion, no worry. You may still be hearing its echoes and reverberations for a long time.  This past week, reports within and outside Iran have confirmed a massive explosion deep underground at the Iranian Natanz nuclear facility.  Iran claims that Natanz and other facilities like it are just …

eHeziEchoes of A Boom in Iran
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Greenburgh Received Second Grant for Vaccine Hesitancy Initiative

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Westchester Community Foundation awards Greenburgh $9,000 to address vaccine accessibility and awareness.  GREENBURGH, NY — MARCH 25, 2021 — I am pleased  to announce grant funding of $9,000 that has just been awarded from the Westchester Community Foundation to support a new Vaccine Hesitancy Initiative the town is launching with plans to give teenagers paid jobs and bolster local businesses while encouraging every eligible …

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Free ZOOM Training for Seniors

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YONKERS, NY — January 26, 2021 — The pandemic forced much of our lives to go virtual. Meetings, events, and community gatherings are now happening online, and this can end up excluding seniors and others who lack the digital means or familiarity with the new platform to join. Volunteer New York! is offering Zoom Training for Seniors for those who …

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day on the Community Relations Corner

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Anti-Semitism and Covid-19 Demanded a Strong Government Response. We New Yorkers Got One.
By MICHAEL S. MILLER and ERIC S. GOLDSTEIN

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Confronted with the challenges of our lifetime, we owe Chuck Schumer our gratitude.   NEW YORK, NY — January 14, 2021 — It was a year ago. The Jewish community had barely passed the commemoration of the first anniversary of the Tree of Life Massacre, and suddenly we were again reeling after brazen and deadly anti-Semitic attacks in Poway, California; …

TribuneAnti-Semitism and Covid-19 Demanded a Strong Government Response. We New Yorkers Got One.
By MICHAEL S. MILLER and ERIC S. GOLDSTEIN

Will Hamas and Fatah Unite in Force as Israel Develops Ties to Arab Word?
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON

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SUMMARY: The Faatah-led Palestinian authority “has hit rock bottom and is in its worst political position since the first Gulf War, said Middle East expert Ido Zelkovitz. The recent deals to normalize relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, and Israel and Bahrain, have led many to conclude that the Arab-Israeli conflict has reached a significant turning point. With …

TribuneWill Hamas and Fatah Unite in Force as Israel Develops Ties to Arab Word?
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON

Yom Kippur, May You Be Sealed in the Book of Life
By PAMELA GELLER

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On this highest of holy days, we wish you G’mar hatimah tovah, may you be sealed for a good year. Have a safe and easy fast. Yom Kippur—the Day of Atonement—is considered the most important holiday in the Jewish faith. Falling in the month of Tishrei, it marks the culmination of the 10 Days of Awe, a period of introspection …

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By PAMELA GELLER

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, First Jewish Woman to Serve on Supreme Court, Dies at 87
By SARAH WILDMAN

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WASHINGTON, DC — September 21, 202o — Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first Jewish woman to serve on the Supreme Court and a tireless advocate for gender equality, has died at 87. A fierce jurist known for her outsized presence and outspokenness, Ginsburg died from “complications of metastatic pancreas cancer,” the Supreme Court announced Friday night. She had survived multiple bouts of …

eHeziRuth Bader Ginsburg, First Jewish Woman to Serve on Supreme Court, Dies at 87
By SARAH WILDMAN

Arab Enabling Prevents Peace
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — September 17, 2020 — Like most Israelis, I was glued to the TV listening to the speeches and watching the ceremony of the signing of declarations of peace between Israel and both the UAE and Bahrain.  Historic is an understatement.  It brought me back to the day in March 1979 when Israel signed the Camp David Accords …

Jonathan FeldsteinArab Enabling Prevents Peace
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