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BROOKLYN JEWISH HERITAGE MONTH AT BKLYN BOROUGH HALL-MARTY MARKOWITZ

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05-31-2012 BROOKLYN,NY On Wednesday, May 30, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and the Brooklyn Jewish Heritage Committee hosted the Brooklyn Jewish Heritage Night Salute to Israel ceremony and reception at Brooklyn Borough Hall. Earlier in the evening, BP Markowitz joined the Brooklyn Jewish Historical Initiative and the Brooklyn Historical Society to launch the first website dedicated to the history of Jewish Brooklynites (www.brooklynjewish.org). Special presentations were made to this year’s event honorees: Shternie Raskin, director, Gan Menachem Kiddie Korner Preschool Rabbi Jack Meyer, director, Misaskin Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc.

Rabbi Abie Ingber celebrates Jewish Heritage Month with President Obama at the White House

| May 31, 2012

Ingber’s office is the only group in Southern Ohio to participate in Obama’s service campus challenge 05/23/12 Rabbi Abie Ingber, founding director of the Office of Interfaith Community Engagement, was invited by President Barack Obama to attend a celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month on Wednesday, May 30, at the White House. The event commemorates the month-long recognition established by President George W.

Rep. Deutch Honors Jewish American Contributions to Social Policy – Video

| May 31, 2012




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Remarks by the President to a Jewish American Heritage Reception

| May 31, 2012

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release May 30, 2012 East Room 5:17 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you! (Applause.) Well, welcome to the White House, everybody. I hope you’re having fun.

64 Years of the Israel Defense Forces – Video

| May 31, 2012




31-05-2012 06:53 A compilation of video footage from the IDF’s 64 years Read more about the IDF turning 64: For more from the IDF: http

Israeli innovation at Microsoft Israel’s ThinkNext – Video

| May 31, 2012




31-05-2012 04:18 Israeli innovation at ThinkNext, Microsoft Israel R&D center An application that advises on what’s good (or bad) for you to eat, a service which encourages safe driving and an application which reminds you to take your medication on time, are just a few out of many new exciting technologies that were presented at the Israel innovation at Microsoft Israel’s ThinkNext convention. Please credit the MFA of the state of Israel for any use of this video.

Israeli candidate loses Congressional race – Video

| May 31, 2012




31-05-2012 04:02 Israel will not have one of its own in the US Congress after Itamar Gelbman failed to force a run-off race against incumbent Joe Barton in the Republican primary of Texas’s sixth Congressional district. With 83 percent of precincts reporting, Barton had won 63 percent of the vote. Barton will face off against a Democratic challenger on November 6.

President Obama Speech Jewish Heritage Month – Video

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30-05-2012 20:16 President Obama delivers remarks at the White House today during a reception to mark Jewish American Heritage Month.

Members of Congress Recognize Jewish American Heritage Month – Video

| May 31, 2012




30-05-2012 19:41 Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz talks about the importance of honoring the contributions American Jews have made to our nation through Jewish American Heritage Month recognized in May.

Obama celebrates Jewish petitioning of government

| May 30, 2012

May 30, 2012 WASHINGTON (JTA) –President Obama celebrated the values of communities petitioning government at a White House reception honoring Jewish American Heritage Month. “We dont just celebrate all that American Jews have done for our country; we also look toward the future,” he said


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