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Ben Fractenberg

Lifehacker Australia

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  • Lifehacker Australia
  • The Jewish Daily Forward
  • Haaretz.com
  • DNAinfo

Past articles by Ben:

How To Handle Sudden Unemployment

As a person who recently lost their job, I’ve quickly had to adapt to a routine of unemployment. → Read More

How To Score Free Food, Drinks, And Amenities At Hotels

It’s easy to assume most everything you find in a hotel comes at a price — especially if you’ve been burned after raiding the minibar in a desperate state of hanger.... → Read More

How To Rent A Private Jet

Private jet travel is something we often associate exclusively with the astronomically wealthy. And while it’s no one’s idea of a budget- or environmentally-friendly means of travel, flying private can be a (relatively) more attainable mode of transportation than you might think, especially if you have a solid... → Read More

How To Handle Sudden Unemployment

As a person who recently lost their job, I’ve quickly had to adapt to a routine of unemployment. → Read More

RNC Takes Neo-Nazi Money; Trump Campaign Still Hasn’t Returned Racists’ Gifts

“It’s on to explain to the American people why they’ve taken the [neo-Nazi] money and why they haven’t returned it,” said Spaulding. → Read More

Jewish Veteran Flush With Cash Narrows Lead Of Republican On Staten Island

Jewish Army vet Max Rose raised $1.6 million in the final quarter before the election in his bid to oust Staten Island Republican Dan Donovan. → Read More

Perry Gershon Leverages Hamptons Star Power in Race Featuring Two Jews

A Jewish Democrat in the classic style is seeking to unseat two-term GOP Representative Lee Zeldin in New York's 1st congressional district → Read More

Adelson-Backed PAC’s New Strategy Demonizes All Democrats

The Sheldon Adelson-backed super PAC Future45 is spending $10 million on an ad that portrays the Democratic Party being taken over by radicals. → Read More

Will Jacky Rosen’s Stint As Synagogue President Make Her A Better Senator?

Nevada Senate candidate Jacky Rosen was a fiscally responsible people person as congregation president, Rabbi Sanford Akselrad said. → Read More

Jewish House Candidates Bolstered By GOP Spending Cuts In Swing Races

The GOP has cut funding in several key swing races with Jewish candidates, including Mike Levin in Orange County and Susan Wild in Pennsylvania. → Read More

Donor Gave $5K To Florida Black GOP Caucus Day After Report He Used N-Word

Jewish Republican donor Steven Alembik gave to the Black Republican Caucus of Florida after calling Barack Obama the n-word on Twitter, records show. → Read More

Former Federation Leader Within Striking Distance In Key House Race, Poll Shows

Jewish challenger Kathy Manning was down narrowly in her bid to unseat incumbent Republican Ted Budd in a key North Carolina Congressional race. → Read More

Candidate Seth Grossman Compares Kavanaugh Inquiry To Lynching Of Jews, Blacks

Jewish Republican Congressional candidate Seth Grossman compared the investigation into Brett Kavanaugh to a “modern-day lynching.” → Read More

Navy Vet Represents Fresh Wave Of Jewish Women Running For Congress

“I don’t want her to ask me that question in ten years, ‘What did you do in this trying time?’” Jewish candidate Elaine Luria said about her daughter. → Read More

Julie Swetnick Says ‘Soul Was Broken’ In Rape At Brett Kavanaugh Party

Julie Swetnick lashed out at Brett Kavanaugh in her first television interview Monday → Read More

White House Blocks Investigation Into Julie Swetnick Accusations Against Kavanaugh

Julie Swetnick will take her Brett Kavanaugh assault allegations “directly to the American people this weekend,” lawyer Michael Avenatti said. → Read More

Lee Zeldin Wins Trump Backing In Close Long Island Congressional Race

Trump tweeted that Long Island Rep. Lee Zeldin has his “Complete and Total Endorsement!” after a poll showing the race nearly tied. → Read More

California GOP Candidate Ron Cohen Defends 9/11 Conspiracy Tweets

GOP California House candidate Ron Cohen doubled down on several conspiratorial tweets, including Barack Obama's children have different parents. → Read More

Mike Levin Up Big In Key Southern California House Race: Poll

Southern California candidate Mike Levin was up by 10 points in his bid to flip a key House district that went for Hillary Clinton in 2016. → Read More

White House: Rod Rosenstein Still Has Job Amidst Reports Of Firing

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein still has his job, the White House says, and will speak with President Donald Trump later in the week. → Read More