Tag archive for ‘politician’
Vered Weiss On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

ADL “Outraged” By Attack on reform Jews Made by Ultra-Orthodox Israeli Cabinet Minister

– – The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is outraged at derogatory comments about Reform Jews made by Israel’s Religious Affairs Minister David Azoulay, who is from the Sephardic Haredi Shas Party. More...

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Lily Bethlehem On Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Still Accosted by Politicians, Sydney Leathers Snags another Weiner

The porn star from Indiana who put a sexting nail in the coffin of Anthony Weiner’s political career, which was moribund after a previous illicit sex text scandal, has snagged yet another Democratic More...

Tibi Singer On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Embattled Sheldon Silver Is Not Stepping Down, his Assembly Loyalists Are Stepping Up

NY State Assembly Speaker Silver is not quitting his job, the NY Times reported, he only “temporarily delegates his duties as speaker to a group of senior Assembly members.” That means that the More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Elections in Israel: Half of Shas

THE SHAS party has split into two. Opinion polls show that both parts are hovering around the 3.12% threshold which is now necessary for entering the Knesset, after the minimum was raised by the last Knesset. Many More...

S.M. Lightening On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

J.K. Rowling: There Was a Jewish Student at Hogwarts

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has been making public new information about characters in the, possibly in an effort to milk some more magical milk out of this cow, and so on Tuesday, just before the More...

Tibi Singer On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Strongest Jewish Politician in NY State May Be Deposed over Handling of Sex Harassment

NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan), arguably the most powerful Jewish politician in a state that has a Jewish senator and several Jewish Congressmen, is scheduled to give a deposition under More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, November 10th, 2014

With 16, 000 Unfamiliar Employees, Returning CEO Bloomberg Orders Name Tags for All

It did not take long for former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to return to his anal retentive ways. Not only has he insisted that employees at Bloomberg offices wear name tags so that he can learn their names, More...

Reuters On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Toronto Replaces Disgraced Mayor, Rejects Brother’s Bid for Top Job

Toronto voters replaced their notorious mayor, Rob Ford, on Monday and rejected an attempt by his brother to take the city’s top job, electing instead a conservative politician and broadcaster who More...

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Jewish Business News Service On Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Independence Referendums Since The Second World War

  “Should Scotland be an independent country?” 4.3 million Scots will be answering this question today after months of anticipation, discussion and debate. Scotland’s independence referendum certainly More...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel: The Subsidy Trap

–  Few policies place good economics so directly at odds with good politics as subsidies for food and energy. The issue of unaffordable subsidies is now front and center for three of the world’s most More...

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