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Posted on: April 30th, 2013News & Views → Local
"We need a mayor who is not going to be confused by so many of these liberal ideas."
Posted on: April 29th, 2013News & Views → Local
"It's about winning. Because if we are only here to blow a horn, it's not good enough."
Posted on: April 24th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Ken Hechtman said he doesn’t consider himself a hero.
Posted on: April 23rd, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
If anti-Semitism is lunacy, an Iranian national in France apparently has made it official. He stabbed a rabbi and his son after reportedly escaping from a mental institution.
Posted on: April 19th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The standard for judging whether constitutional rights can be abrogated is not, as the Investigators claimed in their Report, based on sincerity, but on whether or not, at the very least, there is a reasonable belief that the Four were about to disrupt the BC BDS event. The Investigators stated clearly that there was no such reasonable belief at the time the Four were ejected from the event. Therefore, based on the evidence provided in the CUNY Report, it would appear that the constitutional rights of the four Jewish pro-Israel students were violated.
Posted on: April 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Cardoza-Moore questions why anyone would debate whether it's right to attack innocent people for political reasons.
Posted on: April 17th, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
I think this means they're doing fabulously well.
Posted on: April 15th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
“I don’t hate nobody, I don’t even remember. . . . It don’t make no sense.”
Posted on: April 14th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
One of the three classes given the assignment refused to do it.
Posted on: April 3rd, 2013News & Views → Local
The timing was gruesome. The Port Authority showed off the view from the new WTC now under construction on day after there was a different view - possible remains were found of 9/11 terror victims.
Posted on: March 28th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia is offering free Tay-Sachs disease screenings to those of Irish descent until the end of May. The screenings, which involve a simple blood test, are free to those who are at least 18 years old and have at least three grandparents of Irish descent. Screenings will take place at the following […]
Posted on: March 21st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Williamsburg, New York Haredim have finally convinced Columbia Pictures to halt filming of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ in order not to cause parking problems during the Passover holiday. “We expressed the importance for Spider-Man to pass-over filming during Passover and they have answered our call,” City Councilman Stephen Levin wrote on his blog. “Reducing the […]
Posted on: March 20th, 2013News & Views → Local
Julio Acevedo, the driver of a car in an accident that killed Satmar Chassidim Nachman Glauber and his pregnant wife Raizy in Brooklyn was charged with manslaughter. Brooklyn prosecutors announced a second-degree manslaughter charge against Acevedo, 44, on Tuesday. If convicted, he faces life imprisonment. Acevedo earlier had been indicted on charges of leaving the […]
Posted on: March 17th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
An Algerian immigrant who admitted to planning to blow up synagogues in New York City was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Ahmed Ferhani, 28, was the first person convicted under a state terror statute that went into effect following the 9/11 attacks. He was sentenced last Friday. Ferhani could have been sentenced to up […]
Posted on: March 14th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
A federal appeals court told a kosher hot dog vendor in New York that its agreement with Citi Field precludes it from selling kosher products at the stadium on Shabbat. Kosher Sports Inc. had a 10-year contract with Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, to sell hot dogs, sausages and other kosher products […]
Posted on: March 3rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Nachman Glauber’s rabbi told him to rush his wife to the hospital on the Sabbath after she said did not feel her unborn baby moving. The couple was killed in a crash. The baby was later delivered.
Posted on: February 5th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
He explained at the time that he could not bear the idea that his body would have to leave New York City. "This is my home, the idea of having to go to New Jersey was so distressing to me."
Posted on: January 24th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The Jewish National Fund will reconsider a plan to forest parts of the Arava desert, following the request of environmental organizations to consider the impact of trying to alter the native ecosystem.
Posted on: December 25th, 2012News & Views → Jewish
Over the past ten years, the IRS has been unable to get the yeshiva to turn over payroll taxes for its 30 or so employees.
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