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United Nations Recognizes Yom Kippur As Official Holiday

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York, NY — December 20, 2015 … It’s not a joke. The one international organization which loves to bash the Jews and their tiny democratic state – Israel – has declared Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, an official holiday. Last Thursday the UN officially recognized Yom Kippur as an… Read More »

SCN: Security Measures for Jewish Community on Yom Kippur

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem / New York — October 2014 … The Secure Community Network (SCN) strongly reminds Jewish institutions that security awareness should remain a high priority focus of planning and preparations. Facilities that have instilled a sense of security consciousness into their organizations can remain open and welcoming, while maintaining appropriate levels… Read More »