Monday, May 29, 2017
The Beth Hamedrash Hagadol synagogue, founded in 1885, was the first Eastern European congregation, founded in New York City; the congregation closed the synagogue in 2007 in part due to lack of money.
The vote by the student senate was opposed by the institution's president.
The Jewish CEO of the Vector Group holding company served as an economic adviser on Trump's presidential campaign.
Via lawsuits, news conferences and tweets, New York's Eric Schneiderman has emerged as the lead strategist in undoing the new president's agenda.
The Reform movement, Jewish Federations of North America and B'nai B'rith were among those to criticize the measure's passage, but the Republican Jewish Coalition called it "an important legislative victory."
The president said he will stop in Israel, Saudi Arabia and the Vatican, signaling his plan to join the three Abrahamic religions in the fight against terrorism.
The Palestinian-American activist, an organizer of January’s Women’s March on Washington and the International Women's Strike, has said that Zionism and feminism are incompatible.
22 of 31 hate crimes that took place on the subway this year targeted Jews, the New York Police Department’s Transit Bureau said Tuesday in a report to the Metropolitan Transit Authority.
In a flurry of memorial activity, the president earned high marks for hewing to historical accuracy.
President Trump said he would always "stand with the Jewish people" and with Israel.


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