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  1. Black Jew Swarmed By Hasidic Mob - For Carrying A Torah While Not WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Forward

    Just about every month, he picks up a rented Torah in a plastic sleeve from J. Levine Books and Judaica in Manhattan. He uses the Torahs for the bar and bat mitzvah ceremonies he arranges through an organization he founded, for families that don't belong to a synagogue.

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  2. Brooklyn Hasidim Lost A Vote - Which Might Save Their Children From A Life Of PovertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Forward

    In a last-minute backroom deal in April of 2018, a New York State Senator managed to dramatically reduce the ability of the government to enforce educational standards at Jewish day schools. Senator Simcha Felder, an Orthodox Jew who ran as a Democrat but caucuses with the Republicans, represents large swaths of the Hasidic community in the Boro Park, Midwood and Flatbush neighborhoods of Brooklyn.

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  3. At The Ethnic Jewish Food Festival, 'Women Cook' Empowers Israeli ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Forward

    Jewish food is about a whole lot more than just bagels and lox. It's Bukharian peraskhi, it's Ethiopian injera, and it's Moroccan stew.

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  4. Simcha Felder Is Kingmaker No More - Faces 'Different World' In AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Forward

    In Tuesday evening's New York state Senate elections, there were winners and there were losers. And there was Simcha.

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  5. ANALYSIS: Potent #JewWave Shakes Up Congress - And DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Forward

    The #JewWave turned into a mini-Democratic tsunami in the midterms even as the overall #BlueWave failed to deliver a knockout punch to President Trump and the GOP. Jewish Democrats had a remarkable election night, flipping 7 Republican-held seats in the House of Representatives, an outsized share of the 35-odd seats that Democrats grabbed from the GOP.

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  6. Jewish Democrats Pick Up 5 Seats - Led By Big Gains In SuburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Forward

    Jewish Democrats were poised to make major gains in the House of Representatives, eying at least five pickups from Republicans. Led by a shocking upset win for veteran Max Rose on Staten Island and wins across suburbs nationwide, Jewish candidates were set to take 28 seats in the House, compared to 23 now.

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  7. New York DMV Will Invalidate Anti-Semitic License PlateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | Forward

    New York's Department of Motor Vehicles has begun the process of revoking a vanity license plate that contains an anti-Semitic acronym. The license plate belongs to Paul Schmieder of Queens and reads "GTKRWN," which stands for "gas the kikes, race war now," the New York Daily News first reported .

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  8. 'Kill All Jews' Synagogue Graffiti Suspect Was Foster Child Of Jewish FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | Forward

    The suspect charged with vandalizing a Brooklyn synagogue with anti-Semitic graffiti like "Kill all Jews" and "Die Jew Rats" was fostered by a Jewish family and once worked as a City Hall intern tasked with fighting hate crimes, the New York Post reported Saturday. According to the Post, police say James Polite, 26, not only vandalized Union Temple in Prospect Heights but also set fires at a slew of Jewish institutions, including inside the closet of a yeshiva and trash cans outside three other Jewish institutions. 3 comments

  9. Voting Rally Cancelled After 'Kill All Jews' Drawn Inside Brooklyn SynagogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Forward

    A political event at a historic Brooklyn synagogue was cancelled Thursday after "Kill all Jews" was found scrawled inside, the New York Post reported. "Hitler," "Jews better be ready" and "Die Jew rats, we are here!" were among the hateful messages scribbled in black marker at Union Temple in Prospect Heights, the New York Daily News reported.

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  10. NiSh'ma: AreivutRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | Forward

    Sometimes we forget that, on a good day, Jews constitute only 2 percent of the American population. No matter how strong our institutions and activism, we cannot advance our public policy agenda without seeking common cause with other groups to amplify our voices.

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  11. Bloomberg Groups Will Spend Millions On Digital Ads For Democratic CandidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | Forward

    Two groups backed by former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg gave millions to Democratic online ads, becoming the largest digital investment ever by a Democratic nonprofit, Axios reported . Everytown for Gun Safety and Bloomberg's Independence USA PAC donated $10 million to online ads to ensure Democrats win control of the House in the midterms.

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  12. Mozart's Greatest Collaborator Was A Jew Who's Buried In Queens. How Did He Get There?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Forward

    The librettist Lorenzo da Ponte - an exiled Jewish-born Venetian who turned to the arts after proving too irreverent for the Church - had a lot in common with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The two shared an artistic vision, together crafting some of the most noteworthy operas of the 18th century: "Don Giovanni," "Le Nozze di Figaro" and "CosA fan Tutte."

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  13. Kosher Vegan 'Beyond Sushi' Heads To Shark TankRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | Forward

    Guy Vaknin, whose kosher-vegan Beyond Sushi chainlet has become a Big Apple phenomenon, will make his debut on ABC-TV's Shark Tank this Sunday. The Israeli-born Vaknin, who made it to the Hell's Kitchen finals in 2012, will face the "Sharks" - a panel of tough tycoons - with a national expansion plan for his brand, which has grown from a single East Village counter for six New York eateries.

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  14. Man Charged With Hate Crime After Orthodox Jew Beaten In BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Forward

    A man was been charged on Sunday with a hate crime in connection to the beating of an Orthodox Jewish man in Brooklyn, NBC New York reported . Police said they found Farrukh Afzal of Staten Island beating 62-year-old Lipa Schwartz in the Boro Park neighborhood.

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  15. Brooklyn Moms Bond. 6 Years Later, A New Jewish Congregation Is Born.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | Forward

    That's how Marcella Kanfer Rolnick and Amy Abrams saw themselves in 2012. Both parents of students at the same Jewish school, the two women bonded over their shared longing for a spiritual home.

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  16. Sheldon Adelson Drops Millions More To Ensure A Republican MajorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | Forward

    Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson is giving millions more to Republican committees to ensure the party wins control of the House and Senate in the upcoming midterm elections, Politico reported . The Jewish billionaire donated to two GOP super PACs connected to congressional Republicans, Senate Leadership Fund and Congressional Leadership Fund, according to two people familiar with the donation.

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  17. Think All Orthodox Jews Are Zionists? Think Again.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Forward

    Many non-Orthodox Jews assume that all Orthodox Jews must be fervent Zionists. Given the centrality of Israel in Jewish movements - at least until recently - the natural assumption is that the more religious you are, the more Zionist you must be.

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  18. Bloomberg Outspends Adelson, Politics' Biggest Donor, On 2018 MidtermsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Forward

    Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam, were named last month by the New York Times as the "biggest spenders on federal elections in all of American politics," citing publicly available campaign finance data. But this year specifically, the Jewish megadonors may be outspent.

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  19. Frances Edelstein, Holocaust Survivor And 'Polish Tea Room' Owner, Dies At 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | Forward

    She was a Holocaust survivor who shared fed Broadway's elite - and Times Square characters - at a heimish eatery so beloved it inspired a Neil Simon play. Frances Edelstein, who ran Cafe Edison with her husband, Harry, for 30 years, died in New Jersey this week at 92. The couple had run lunch counters in Brooklyn when a friend who owned Midtown's Edison Hotel asked them to take over his restaurant.

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  20. Bloomberg Heading Toward Raising $100 Million For Democrats, Passing $80M GoalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | Forward

    Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg is likely to spend $100 million on the midterm House of Representatives races, Fortune reported . Bloomberg, a potential 2020 presidential candidate, has already met the $80 million he promised to spend to ensure the Democrats get control of the House.

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