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ISIS Video Purports To Show Beheading Of Steven Sotloff

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The Islamist ISIS organization has released a video that apparently shows the beheading of the American journalist Steven Sotloff.

Ramaz Clarifies Advice On Concealing Kipas

Confusion comes in wake of Upper East Side attack.

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When Rabbi Haskel Lookstein, the principal of Ramaz, an Orthodox day school on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, first heard about last week’s attack in the neighborhood on a Jewish couple by a mob bearing Palestinian flags, he had an instinctual response. Maybe the male students at his school should consider wearing baseball caps over their yarmulkes when wandering around the neighborhood, he thought.

CUNY Film Professor’s Unlikely Script

Returns to a changed Poland for rare doctorate in directing from Lodz film school.

09/02/2014
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Like the estimated 20,000 Polish Jews who became former Polish Jews during a two-year period of state-sponsored anti-Semitism that began in the spring of 1968, Andrzej Krakowski lost his citizenship, his home and any prospect of growing old in the land where he had grown up.

A Polish Jew who lost his citizenship in 1968, Andrzej Krakowski he found success in cinema in the United States. Getty Images

Shoes By Jews: New Boost for Jewish Men

The newly launched company offers Men of the Tribe a few extra inches.

09/02/2014
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Are shoe lifts the new toupees?

Shawn Michael, 33, founder of the company Shoes by Jews, thinks so. It all began when the he and a couple of friends walked into a bar several years ago.

Shawn Michael, founder of Shoes By Jews, a shoe company intended to give Jewish men a height boost. Courtesy of ShoesByJews

Pew Poll: More U.S. Sympathy For Israel Than Palestinians

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More Americans express sympathy for Israel than for the Palestinians, according to a new survey.

A poll released last week by the Pew Research Center for People & the Press found that 34 percent of Americans sympathize with Israel “a lot,” as well as 32 percent who sympathize “some,” versus 11 percent who sympathize “a lot” with the Palestinians and another 35 percent who sympathize with them “some.” Thirty-seven percent sympathize with both sides, while 18 percent sympathize with neither.

Israel Security Still Concern For U.S. Universities

Even as cease-fire takes hold, colleges continue to suspend fall study-abroad programs.

09/02/2014
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At the height of the Gaza conflict this summer, several U.S. colleges evacuated students from the region, citing safety concerns and the Federal Aviation Administration’s temporary suspension of U.S. flights to Israel. Now, as the academic year kicks off, many university study abroad programs remain suspended, despite the open-ended cease-fire agreement that took hold last week.

ISIS Video Purports to Show Beheading of Steven Sotloff

Son of Arthur and Shirley Sotloff, the slain journalist's family had ties to local a Miami synagogue.

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The Islamist ISIS organization has released a video that apparently shows the beheading of the American journalist Steven Sotloff.

ISIS video purports to show beheading of journalist Steven Sotloff. Reuters

No Suspicion Of Foul Play In Yeshiva Student's Death

09/02/2014
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Aharon Sofer, a 23-year-old yeshiva student from Lakewood, N.J., was buried on Friday in Beit Shemesh, a day after his body was found in the Jerusalem Forest. He had been the object a week-long search after he disappeared while hiking with a friend.

Eric Cantor Joins Wall Street Investment Bank

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Former U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is joining a Wall Street investment bank as vice-chairman and managing director.

U.S. Calls On Israel To Reverse Land Appropriation

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Jerusalem — The United States called on Israel to cancel the government appropriation of West Bank land in the Etzion bloc, while Israeli ministers praised and panned the decision.

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