Israel on Holocaust Day: From Genocide to Freedom

The recent rise in anti-semitism in the US and worldwide has made Holocaust Day in Israel much more meaningful. The establishment of the State of Israel in 1948, just three years after the Nazi slaughter of six million Jews, was an incredible juxtaposition of events, unparalleled in history.   

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World News: Netanyahu Razor-thin Win Moves Israel Right

With 97% of the vote counted, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-of-center Likud party has sustained a razor-thin win, defeating Benny Gantz's left-leaning Blue and White party, receiving 37 seats to Gantz's 36, but the victory is actually much greater than it appears.

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20 Killed in Upstate New York Limo Crash

A group of friends, including four sisters and two brothers, traveling to Cooperstown for a celebration were among the twenty killed in an Upstate New York limo crash after the driver failed to stop at a highly dangerous intersection.

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Leyva Bill Requiring Rape Kit Testing Heads to Governor’s Desk

Without a single 'No' vote in the Senate and Assembly, historic legislation authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) requiring law enforcement agencies and forensic laboratories promptly analyze and test all newly collected rape kit evidence in California advanced today to the Governor for consideration.

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NARAL Pro-Choice California and 18 Partner Organizations Rally in San Francisco as Part of a National Day of Action to "Unite for Justice"

Sunday, August 26th, Women’s Equality Day, NARAL Pro-Choice California, together with eighteen partner organizations, California leaders and activists will join Americans across the country to demand the U.S. Senate stop Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination for a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court.

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Noticias Telemundo Strengthens Its Presence In Washington D.C. With The Appointment Of Correspondent Javier Vega

Noticias Telemundo announced the appointment of Mexican journalist Javier Vega as correspondent in Washington, D.C., as part of an initiative to strengthen its operations in the U.S. capital. Vega will report to Victoria Rivas-Vázquez, Noticias Telemundo's Washington, D.C. bureau chief.

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Op/Ed: Mexico – The New Syria

Nothing is more wrenching then the plight of the children of war. Indelible images rush from the most recent Syrian migration: A toddler, dead, washed up on the Greek shore, a boy carrying his possessions across the desert, alone.

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Fashion Designer Kate Spade Found Dead

Kate Spade, the iconic fashion designer behind one of the most recognized handbags collections and fashion lines, was found dead yesterday at her Park Avenue apartment in New York City of an apparent suicide. She was 55.

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Five Dead in East River Helicopter Crash

All five passengers aboard a helicopter charter died Sunday after the pilot, who managed to escape the sinking vessel, radioed a Mayday message indicating engine failure moments before the chopper fell into Manhattan's East River trapping those aboard.

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Billy Graham, Christian Evangelist, Has Died

The Reverend Billy Graham, the Christian Evangelist who for more than fifty years preached the same message of God's Love and Redemption to President's, royalty and the world, often drawing millions in his global crusades has died. He was 99.

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Dozens Feared Dead in Taiwan Earthquake

The death toll twenty-four hours after a 6.4 magnitude shallow quake hit the densely populated coastal city of Hualien stands at six with dozens still missing and rescue workers frantically working to find survivors amidst the rubble.

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Former Federal Judge Shira Scheindlin and Former New York AG Robert Abrams Head Stroock Internal Investigations Unit

As the business, entertainment and political worlds continue to be rocked by revelations of sexual harassment and misconduct, Stroock has formed a special unit focused on helping organizations conduct internal investigations into alleged sexual misconduct in the workplace.

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California Takes Critical First Steps Toward Rape Kit Reform

The Joyful Heart Foundation announced that California passed into law two important steps to reform the way the state addresses untested rape kits in law enforcement custody and to strengthen victim's rights, including access to information about the status of the kit.

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  • Former Presidents, World Leaders, Pay Tribute To George H.W. Bush

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    As the news that former President George H.W. Bush had passed away, a steady stream of accolades praising the leader as a humble, dedicated, public service, who remained faithfully dedicated to his family, his wife and the life they built.

     
  • Beltway Insider: U.S Offers Nigeria Assistance; Ukraine Strikes Back; Benghazi Special Panel Convenes

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    President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, the government of Great Britain, leading politicians and citizens are voicing the need for urgency by the Nigerian government in addressing the middle of the night kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls.

     
  • Firebirds Wood Fired Grill Hits $1 Million Donation Milestone For Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

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    Polished-casual restaurant Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, an Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) partner since fall 2012, surpassed $1 million in donations to the national childhood cancer foundation dedicated to raising funds for research into new treatments and cures for childhood cancers.

     
  • The Pirates! from Sony Pictures Animation and Aardman Animation Host Media Preview Day

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    THE PIRATES! Band of Misfits, a Sony Pictures Animation, Columbia Pictures and Aardman Animation film, recently hosted a Media Day Sneak Peek at Culver City Studios in Culver City, California.

     
  • Reba Merrill: The Tinsel Town Talker Predicts Oscar Winners and Breaks Open The Archives For a Treat

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    Roll out the red carpet, get some fancy clothes add some champagne and you’re ready for your Oscar party. The best part is to win as many categories as possible so to impress your friends with your Hollywood connections.

     
  • Pope Francis Calls Followers to 'Emulate Jesus'

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    Pope Francis, the charismatic leader of the Catholic Church, preached his first Christmas Mass message from St. Peter’s Basilica calling for followers around the world to “emulate Jesus” and remain steadfast against the power of darkness.

     
  • Annual New York Tastes Benefits City Harvest

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    New York Magazine recently hosted the eleventh annual New York Tastes benefiting the food charity City Harvest at Skylight in Tribeca.                                                                                                 

     
  • The Hermosa Inn Arizona Review – Luxurious Hideaway; Luscious Cuisine; Enchanting Vistas

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    Nestled in the heart of Paradise Valley, Arizona, an exclusive Phoenix enclave that’s just minutes from bustling Scottsdale, lies a AAA Four Diamond boutique hideaway called Hermosa Inn, a luxury experience complete with the Four Diamond Lon’s Restaurant.

     
  • The Harringtons Announce Tour Dates; New Release “Change is Gonna Come”

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    After Monday's atrocities in our hometown we decided it was only right to take the day off and pay our respects to all the victims who lost their lives attending a concert and doing nothing more than showing their love of music.  

  • Jaguar Land Rover Makes Global Auto Show Debut Of Range Rover Sport SVR and Jaguar C-X17 In Moscow; Showcases Its Discovery Vision Concept

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    Whitley, UK– Jaguar C-X17 and Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept makes Russian debut Earlier today Land Rover unveiled its eagerly anticipated Range Rover Sport SVR to global media at the prestigious Moscow International Auto Show (MIAS).

     
  • Business News: Savvy Shoppers Put It on Plastiq – An Exclusive Must Have Accessory

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    Imagine the ability to charge anything and everything to your credit card, from a McLaren to college tuition, the purchase of real estate or country club dues. One company, Plastiq, has made this elevated shopping experience a reality.  

  • A Simple Favor Review - A Mind Bending Suburbian Psychological Thriller

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    A Simple Favor, from Lionsgate and Feigco Entertainment, presents the story of secrets, lies, the buried past, truth, denial, manipulation, a sexy husband, two beautiful women, one sophisticated, powerful, one tenacious, a celebrity vlogger.

     
  • Kevin Costner Lists Santa Barbara County Coastline Property; Lowers Asking for Magnificent Acreage

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    A-list actor Kevin Costner, who owns a nice chunk of Santa Barbara County coastline, is jettisoning a 10-acre site where he once considered building a home. The price for this slice of paradise? $60 million.

     
  • Can You Ever Forgive Me Review - Brilliant Performances Drive this True Story

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    Can You Ever Forgive Me, from Fox Searchlight Pictures, presents the true story of biographer Lee Israel and her foray into the life of forging remembrances of literary masters as she scrounges to make the rent in Manhattan.

     
  • The Meyerowitz Stories Review - Flawless, Dynamic, Character Driven Performances

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    The Meyerowitz Stories, from IAC Film and Netflix, presents life in Manhattan for three generations of the Jewish, dysfunctional, blended family who are coping with the transitions of life and are suddenly catapulted into decision makers.