Bergen County—Close to half of all married American Jews have a non-Jewish spouse. Two-thirds do not belong to a synagogue. And a growing number – especially among those aged 30 or younger – identify culturally as Jewish but describe themselves as having no religion.
These are some of the findings of a new survey, “A Portrait of Jewish
West Orange—NJ State Senator Barbara Buono told a group at the Jewish Community Center of Metro West that she is running for governor because Governor Chris Chrisie “supports narrow political interests, and we don’t need Boardwalk Empire in this state.”
She was speaking at a joint forum of Jewish Community Relations Councils of New Jersey
Bergen County — More than 1,000 Jewish volunteers will gather at 40 plus locations on November 3 rdfor the 16 thannual Mitzvah Day sponsored by the Jewish Federation of New Jersey.
“This is an opportunity for Jews across the denominations to participate in a community wide day of caring and sharing,” said Alice Blass,
New York—Moishe Hellman and Mel Zachter, co-presidents of OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services, announced the Annual Gala will be held on Sunday, November 24, 2013 at the New York Marriot Marquis. The event kicks off with a reception at 5:00 pm, followed by dinner at 6:00 pm. Over 1,000 friends and supporters are expected to attend.
Teaneck—The Bergen County Freeholder candidates faced off against each other at a forum sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council. The three Republican incumbents, John Felice, Maura DeNicola, and John Mitchell, are each running for a second term. Their Democratic challengers are James Tedesco, Lorraine Waldes, and Christopher Tully. The audience was
At this point there’s no telling just how widespread the Haredi voting fraud has been. All Jewish Home needs to show are 924 fraudulent votes—the difference between the Shas incumbent’s and the Zionist second finisher.
Six days after the municipal elections, the city of Beit Shemesh, population 85,000, is emerging as a place where the vote was
Madrid—More than 50 Jewish and Catholic leaders gathered in Madrid, Spain recently for the International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee (ICJLC) summit to further religious cooperation.
Betty Ehrenberg, the first woman to chair the International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Consultations (IJCIC) is also the representative of the World Jewish
Iran Nukes Possible in Days
The Washington Free Beacon reports: “Iran has passed the “point of no return” in its nuclear weapons program and could soon have the ability to enrich enough missile-grade uranium to build a bomb in just two weeks. Olli Heinonen, who served at the IAEA for 27 years until 2010, said the advanced centrifuges that Iran recently
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the decision to release 26 Palestinian prisoners one of the most agonizing of his career Monday, a day before Israel was set to free the inmates in the framework of negotiations with the Palestinian Authority.
“The decision to release prisoners is one of the toughest decisions that I’ve taken as prime
Israel has as many as 8,500 slaves, according to a new comprehensive study of worldwide slavery. Israel placed 111 out of 162 slave-holding countries in the Global Slavery Index 2013, recently published by the Australian Walk Free Foundation.