Features

Newsfeatures and service pieces exploring topics ranging from life on the West Bank to finding the perfect afternoon tea in Manhattan's swankiest salons.

How this casino addict came back from the brink after nearly losing it all

May 7, 2022

by Heather Robinson

From The New York Post

Stress led Christina Cook to find refuge in slot machines. Now, she’s trying to help others seeking recovery. NY Post photo composite

 

Christina Cook had never heard of gambling...

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On frontlines and borderlines: JDC races to assist refugee situation in Eastern Europe

April 16, 2022

by Heather Robinson

From Jewish News Syndicate

In addition to helping with evacuations of Ukrainians, the organization’s team members in Ukraine and neighboring countries are helping to meet the needs of the aged and vulnerable, including providing them...

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Addict’s mother slams San Francisco drug policies: ‘Let police arrest my son’

April 16, 2022

by Heather Robinson

From The New York Post

Mothers Against Drug Deaths co-founder Jacqui Berlinn stands before the damning billboard her organization erected in San Francisco’s touristy Union Square nabe. NY Post photo composite

 

When her son Corey...

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Holocaust survivor wants to testify against Pittsburgh synagogue shooter

March 29, 2022

by Heather Robinson

From The New York Post

Holocaust survivor Judah Samet was eye to eye with Robert Bowers (inset), the man who allegedly killed 11 of Samet’s congregants at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. Now, Samet, 85, wants to testify...

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Man jailed for Watergate still praises Richard Nixon: ‘He was a visionary’

March 29, 2022

by Heather Robinson

From The New York Post

Dwight Chapin (pictured today and with Richard Nixon in 1969) was offered a chance to cooperate with prosecutors against the president, but told them “to go f–k themselves.” He ultimately served a nine-month...

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JFK assassination expert: Lee Harvey Oswald lone gunman theory is ‘bulls–t’

February 6, 2022

by Heather Robinson

From The New York Post

Dr. Cyril Wecht was the first non-governmental forensic pathologist to gain access to the National Archives to examine the assassination materials on JFK in 1972. He discovered that Kennedy’s brain was...

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Wisdom of Heroes: 13 WWII Veterans Give Advice to Young Americans

November 8, 2021

by Heather Robinson

From The New York Post

WWII veterans, including Charles Shay (main photo) standing on Normandy Beach, where he stormed and now lives, reveal their war stories and advice for today’s youth.

 

This may be a final opportunity to...

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Former Iraqi politician warns of Iran using Iraq as ‘a way station for weapons transport’

September 21, 2021

by Heather Robinson

From The Cleveland Jewish News

America’s retreat from maintaining a strong military presence and moral leadership in the Mideast and Asia is a strategic blunder that aggressive regimes, including Iran, will seek to use to their advantage,...

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Rabbi’s new book offers spiritual boot camp for High Holidays

September 1, 2021

by Heather Robinson

From The Jewish News Syndicate

Mark Wildes believes that most worshippers could get more from Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur if they prepared for them in advance. To that end, he offers positive role models and suggestions on how to do...

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Fed up with socialism and anti-Semitism, attorney seeks to clean up New York City

June 3, 2021

by Heather Robinson

From The Jewish News Syndicate

Ukrainian-born Inna Vernikov, who practices immigration and divorce law, says she was energized to run for New York City Council by distress over the state of the city and a belief in a two-party system that...

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