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  When I first started really listening to music, it was 2004 and I fell for two of the hit songs of the year. Green Day’s Boulevard of Broken Dreams and the Numb/Encore collaboration of Linkin Park and Jay-Z. Since then the two bands of Green Day and Linkin Park have been at the top of every …

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Last weekend I lost another friend, and the rest of the world lost a Jewish icon. Mayer Weiss was a friend of mine for 15+ years, going to camp together for many summers and working together as a waiter. He was a constant giver. Giving his time, his money, and his heart to those around …

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To some he was Rabbi Yehuda Friedman, to others he was Dad, yet to me and my family he was always “Uncle Ernie”, as my Grandmothers Sisters Husband. Uncle Ernie was a great man. Always there when someone needed him and lead a great life, constantly learning and striving for more. My fathers dad passed away …

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Frances Irwin, a Holocaust survivor, passed away yesterday morning, following ongoing heart trouble. Frances – originally from Konskie, Poland – meant a lot, and was very close to, a lot of us at the Tanger Hillel of Brooklyn College, being a long time supporter of the Hillel and a great storyteller, sharing her survival story. …

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