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2009 Sees Highest NA Aliyah since 1983

The final charter Aliyah flight for 2009 - organized by Nefesh B’Nefesh and the Jewish Agency, in cooperation with Israel’s Ministry of Immigrant Absorption – departed Tuesday from JFK airport, carrying 210 new immigrants to Israel from the USA and Canada.

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Good News From Stand By Israel

As 2009 draws to a close, the board of Stand By Israel (SBI) is pleased to announce it has been granted 501c3 status as a tax-exempt non-profit organization. Stan Kreis shares this letter from the SBI Board.

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Chinese Food on X-Mas: An Ancient Jewish Custom

For Jews, Xmas is not simple and it is not avoidable. Let's gather up, eat homemade, kosher Chinese food in a warm and joyous environment with good people. Rabbi Goldfeder explains.

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Face Offed in Face Off

Our jaws dropped. Shock turned to disbelief, which turned to rage at the injustice. How could Face have been booted in the first round from nationally televised a cappela competition, ‘The Sing-Off?’ Kathryn Bernheimer reacts.

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Who is Paul Samuelson and Why Does He Matter?

Stan Kreis shares: The Nobel-winning Economist Robert M. Solow remarked about him, "You could be disqualified for a job if you were either smart or Jewish or Keynesian. So what chance did this smart, Jewish, Keynesian have?”

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