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The worst thing you can say about Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio is that despite having aides who are members of the Jewish community, at the...

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Mouthwatering Wines for Shavuot

By Gabriel Geller -Kedem/Royal Wine As opposed to Purim, Pesach, or even Succot, Shavuot is typically not a holiday that people associate with drinking wine. As we celebrate Matan Torah,...
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