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Rosemary Becchi Wants to Be The Voice of the 11th Congressional District

Rosemary Becchi believes that she can be an independent voice in Washington for the 11th District to fight for tax relief and get the economy moving, foster bipartisanism and help bring manufacturing back to the United States.

“What people are most worried about is the economy,” Becchi told

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In US Election to Be Won on Margins, Modern Orthodox Jews May Be Key Demographic

Subset represents rare group in American Judaism that doesn’t overwhelmingly vote for either party; residency in swing states could give it outsized influence come November.

Dozens of black yarmulkas peppered the White House South Lawn at the September 15 signing of the normalization

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In US Election to Be Won on Margins, Modern Orthodox Jews May Be Key Demographic

Subset represents rare group in American Judaism that doesn’t overwhelmingly vote for either party; residency in swing states could give it outsized influence come November.

Dozens of black yarmulkas peppered the White House South Lawn at the September 15 signing of the normalization agreements

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Join Me in a Good, Old-Fashioned ‘March’

Those who join demonstrations today seem to be less a part of the mainstream than in years past. Further, unless an issue is one which an individual is greatly affected by, the amount of interest they might display can be next to nothing.

We remember the days when thousands of us would join together to

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Words Cannot Express (You Don’t Say!)

Ah, the limits of language. We’re all familiar with the clichéd speeches that we’re forced to hear at notable life events: weddings, bar and bat mitzvah, births, and unfortunately, deaths. Politicians regale us with promises; athletes and other performers passionately recount their

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‘The Greatest Heroes’

Dr. Gerald (Jerry) Berkowitz, raised in Philadelphia, married Rivke Klein, the daughter of a prominent Buffalo rabbi, in 1965. Her condition? That he would be willing to make aliyah. Sadly, their dream was not to be.

After receiving his doctorate in chemistry, Jerry, along with

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Finding Our Remote Control

As far back as approximately two decades ago, I reluctantly succumbed to the reality of email. My feelings of concern were further augmented when, as a Yeshiva principal, and after establishing my account, a parent sent me a two-page, single-spaced complaint that could have easily been handled with a simple phone call.

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Second Intifada (al-Aqsa Intifada)

Although it has been 20 years since the outbreak of the second intifada (al-Aqsa Intifada), interest in the revolt that started October 1, 2000, and ended April 30, 2008, has not diminished. The event, which has been marked with several articles, continues to resonate among Israelis. An examination of this uprising will help us understand

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Making Your New Year’s Resolutions Work

Health clubs experience a surge in membership at the beginning of every New Year. A few weeks later, these same people who signed up so enthusiastically are nowhere to be found. Fad diet books make their authors wealthy, but few of the people who bought them so eagerly and zealously began their diets, will stick to them for long. Before the

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Flattening the Curves

Hopefully this pandemic is wrapping up by this point, again, and I have to say: I think we all gained a lot from this whole experience. I know I gained like 20 pounds.

What happened?

For one thing, it turns out that anybody who ever said they were a social eater or

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Simchat Specificity

Simchat Torah is a holiday celebrating the completion and renewal of the annual cycle of weekly Torah readings. The joyous holiday, however, is not merely about fulfilling reading requirements. It also signifies how much the Jewish People love having the Torah and dancing the hora.

Like the world’s

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The Show Must Go Online!

(Courtesy of Envision Theater) As fall rolls into winter and children can’t go out to play, Envision Theater is offering two exciting and creative outlets in a virtual format for children in grades 3-8. The premier educational theater company serves North Jersey, New York and Philadelphia, and

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