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Rabbis for Obama: Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb, Rabbi Brant Rosen, with
Ayatollah Bojnoordi from 2008 trip to Iran. Photo from Shalom Rav blog

Rabbis for Romney: Rabbi Yehudah Leib Ribiat (right) gives a Daf Yomi shiur to members of the Lakewood Kehila attending the Republican National Convention in Tampa

President Obama’s re-election campaign announced last month the launch of “Rabbis for Obama,” a group whose stated goal is to rally grassroots support for the President in the Jewish community. The announcement came amid reports that Jewish support for Barack Obama, while still strong, is dwindling when compared to his numbers in 2008; as well as some hard-hitting ads for GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney targeting Jewish concerns, especially regarding support for Israel. [click to continue…]

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Occasional contributor Joel Mowbray (jdmowbra@erols.com) has filed a report on the Democratic primary contest this coming Tuesday in New Jersey’s Ninth Congressional District. The contest pits two incumbent Democrats against each other.

June 2, 2012

Joel reports:

Because of redistricting, Rep. Bill Pascrell (D, NJ) is running for re-election this coming Tuesday against a fellow Democratic incumbent Congressman. Pascrell’s slogan: “100% New Jersey Fighter.”

Given his troubling associations with Muslim figures who have espoused fiery anti-Israel rhetoric and turned a blind eye to Hamas sympathizers, though, it’s hard to tell against whom he’s actually fighting. [click to continue…]

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Two days before Teaneck municipal elections, Councilwoman Barbara Toffler, who is running for re-election, was accused of going up to a private home in Teaneck and taking down campaign signs promoting two of her opponents, Mayor Mohammed Hameeduddin, Teaneck’s first Muslim elected official whose close relationship with the Jewish community has been highlighted as an example of interfaith relations at its best, and Mark Schwartz, a member of the Teaneck Planning Board, president of Cong Shaare Tefillah, and treasurer of Yavneh Academy in Paramus, who is running for a first term as councilman. [click to continue…]

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Jewish Voice and Opinion March 2014
Community Log Additions for March-April 2014

Here are the community events that did not make it into the print edition of the magazine. Click to read the most recent updates... Bnai Jazz, Dave Scher, Steve Wien, Ray Butler, Josh Marcus, and Seth Chosak, at Tavlin Kosher Restaurant, Tenafly, 7pm-closing, 201-871-6060 Pre-Passover Wine-Tasting and Sale, Chabad, Basking Ridge, 7:30pm, 908-604-8844 Pre-Pesach Shiur: [...]

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Community Log Additions for February-March 2014

Here are the community events that did not make it into the print edition of the magazine. Click to read the most recent updates... Avot U'Banim Program: “From Generation to Generation,” Rabbi Paysach J. Krohn, Cong Arzei Darom, Teaneck, 7:15pm, 201-530-0043 Big Sister, Little Sister Learning Event, spons by NCSY, Cong Ohav Emeth, Highland Park, [...]

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Jewish Voice and Opinion January 2013 issue articles cover Israel, Israeli elections, Israeli building, Maale Adumin, Gun Security, Community Security, Chuck Hagel

Community Log Additions for January-February 2014

Here are the community events that did not make it into the print edition of the magazine. Click to read the most recent updates... Addition log items start HERE Camp Gan Israel Piscataway Open House, for parents of children below 13, private location in Piscataway, 10:30am-12:30pm, 732-296-1800 Haifa Symphony, with conductor Boguslaw Dawidow and pianist [...]

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Community Log Additions for December 2013-January 2014

Here are the community events that did not make it into the print edition of the magazine. Click to read the most recent updates... Rabbi Yosef Bronstein, scholar-in-residence, Cong Ahavat Achim, Fair Lawn, “The Jewish People’s ‘Shortness of Spirit’: Bontche Schweig and the Mission of Rav Kook,” 10:30am; “The Holiness of the Secular in the [...]

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Jewish Voice and Opinion January 2013 issue articles cover Israel, Israeli elections, Israeli building, Maale Adumin, Gun Security, Community Security, Chuck Hagel

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