Category Archives: World

Why doesn’t Dothan have senior apartments with reasonable rent for retirees? I …

A. To put it bluntly, no city or town has senior apartments with reasonable rent that aren’t subsidized by someone. Government programs and most organizations that offer affordable housing base eligibility on need. Low income applicants need assistance more than people with greater income and assets. Read more » »

Today in History, Oct. 13

Today in History, Oct. 13 Today is Monday, Oct. 13, the 286th day of 2014. There are 79 days left in the year. This is the Columbus Day holiday in the U.S., as well as Thanksgiving Day in Canada. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. Read more »

Posted: Monday, October 13, 2014 12:00 am

Weather History On October 13 in 1792 The cornerstone of the executive mansion, later known as the White House, was laid during a ceremony in the District of Columbia. 1843 The Jewish organization B’nai B’rith was founded in New York City. 1962 Edward Albee’s searing four-character drama „Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” opened on Broadway. Read more » »

Today in History for Oct. 13

Highlight in History: On Oct. 13, 1914, the Boston Braves swept the World Series, defeating the Philadelphia Athletics 3-1 in Game 4 played at Fenway Park. On this date: – A.D. 54, Roman Emperor Claudius I died, poisoned apparently at the behest of his wife, Agrippina. Read more »

Small Business Citizenship: The Full-Participation Practice of Dr. Gus Galante

Many people know who Dr. Gus Galante is by sight, before they are introduced, simply because he is everywhere. Really. Not on billboards or social networking but physically present and often in a leadership role. Because as much as Dr. Read more » »

Moderate Muslims Speak Out against Terrorism

Yazidi refugees receiving support from the International Rescue Committee. Photo Credit: DFID – UK Department for International Development ISIS has killed more Muslims than Westerners. Even though the Western media has not covered them extensively, there are Muslims speaking out and fighting against ISIS. Read more » »

What a GOP Senate would mean for Jewish communal agenda

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Should Republicans win the Senate and maintain control of the House of Representatives on Nov. 4 — as many observers expect them to do — the political gridlock that has characterized much of US President Barack Obama’s term is poised to intensify. Read more » »

Call to Action The Board of Deputies of British Jews

CALL TO ACTION On Monday 13 October – the day Parliament reconvenes after the recess – a debate will take place on ‘Israel and Palestine’. MPs will vote on a motion „That this House believes that the Government should recognise the State of Palestine alongside the State of Israel”. Read more » »

Sightings…

October 7, 2014 | 10: 04pm Daniel Day-Lewis giving a stranger directions on West 10th Street . . . Jason Schwartzman pushing his daughter in a stroller in front of the Cobble Hill CVS . . . Rep. Pete King with Joe Lhota dining at Primola . . . Read more » »

JBS: B’nai B’rith Condemns Swastika Graffiti On AEPi House

B’nai B’rith International was featured on JBS (formerly Shalom TV), denouncing an outrageous act of anti-Semitism on an American college campus following Yom Kippur. The heinous act was committed at an Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) fraternity house at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. Read more » »