Romy Zipken is a writer and editor at Jewcy. Her Twitter feed is @RomyZipken.
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At a Jewish Senior Center in Brooklyn, Anxiety Looms a Year After Hurricane Sandy

Life is back to normal, but for elderly residents of Brighton Beach, the storm was a reminder that nowhere is totally safe

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Meet Jack Hidary, the Multimillionaire Who Wants To Fill Bloomberg’s Shoes

The 45-year-old tech entrepreneur is on New York City’s ballot this November—but does he have his eyes on the 2017 mayoral race?

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How To Bake Jewish Treats Just Like Mom Used To Make—Minus the Gluten

In ‘Nosh on This,’ a husband and wife create a cookbook with gluten-free recipes for everything from rugelach to hamantashen

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Israel Extradites Bosnian Serb for Genocide

Aleksandar Cvetkovic to be tried for alleged ties to 1995 Srebrenica massacre

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Young Jews Still Donate to Faith-Based Charities

Study finds young Jews give to religious causes more than non-Jews

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At Midnight, Times Square Stops for Art

Jack Goldstein’s three-minute minimalist film, The Jump, is broadcast nightly

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Protesters Call for Release of Israeli Prisoners

In response to the release of 26 Palestinian prisoners

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Haredi Protest at Beit Shemesh Construction Site

Police arrest 14 ultra-Orthodox protestors who claim the area is a burial site

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Israel to Build 1,200 New Settlement Homes

Officials also named the 26 Palestinian prisoners to be released this week

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U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Visits Israel

Precedes Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey’s visit

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Poll: Israelis Pessimistic about Peace Deal

More than 75 percent of Israeli Jews polled think peace talks won’t succeed

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George Soros Backs De Blasio for NYC Mayor

Notes the public advocate’s police stop-and-frisk opposition and tax policies

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No More Waitlists for Birthright Israel Trips?

New funding plan would add $30 million from Israeli taxpayers and donations

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Israeli Tourists Vacationing in Turkey Again

After Netanyahu’s March apology, Israeli visits to Turkey increased 80 percent

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Second Bank of Israel Chief Nominee Opts Out

Economist Leo Leiderman withdraws his candidacy over privacy concerns

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More Israeli Settlements to Receive Aid

Amidst peace talks, six West Bank settlements added to national funding list

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Gloria Steinem Endorses Quinn for NYC Mayor

Likens Quinn to Bella Abzug in new campaign video

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U.S. Passes Bill Imposing Stricter Iran Sanctions

Days before Hassan Rouhani is sworn in as Iran’s president

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Netanyahu, Lapid Name New Bank of Israel Chief

Pending approval, economist Leo Leiderman will lead Israel’s central bank

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JewGlass: The Jewish App for Google Glass

Flashes daily Daf Yomi portions and Hebrew translations before your eyes

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Ordered Deported, Nazi Suspects Remain in U.S.

Their home countries didn’t want them back—and some still live here today

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An Evening With the Fake Barbra Streisand

Babs impersonator Carla DelVillaggio puts on a show in NYC’s theater district

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Poll: Anti-Semitic Incidents Decline in U.S.

New York and New Jersey incidents increased while national rate fell

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Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks to Resume

Following Israeli cabinet decision to release 104 Palestinian prisoners

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Israeli Childhood Obesity Nears American Rates

According to new study, 17 percent of Israeli children are overweight

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An Evening with the Genesis Prize President

The inaugural $1 million award will honor a person who inspires young Jews

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Bulgaria Names Alleged 2012 Bus Bombers

Suspects linked to Hezbollah’s military wing, Interior Ministry says

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Poll: Israelis Would Vote For a Peace Deal

If a referendum occurs, more than half of those polled would vote in favor

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Born In Jerusalem? Your U.S. Passport Can’t Say Israel

U.S. Court invalidates law making ‘Jerusalem, Israel’ a valid place of birth

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Pending Vote, Israel To Release Some Prisoners

Resumption of Kerry’s peace talks contingent upon prisoner release

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