Chillul Tefila Bifarhesia, as well as halachicly challenged verbiage and dress, are external manifestations of a critical lack of personal yiras shomayim which has lethal consequences.
Posted on: April 17th, 2013News → Israel
President Peres showed off his lack of knowledge of Jewish law and told the NY UJA, “The Torah does not ban women from wearing a tallis.”
Posted on: April 17th, 2013News → NY
Rabbi Michael Broyde, a leading Modern Orthodox rabbi and dayan, admitted to using a fake persona to join a rival rabbinic organization and herald his own work in scholarly journals.
Posted on: April 17th, 2013News → News Briefs
Anthony Weiner, New York City, new york city politics, Mayor, elections, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, polls,
Posted on: April 15th, 2013News → Haredim
This really is Independence Day! Satmar sets up an emergency panel to hustle IDF Draft Refugees’ out of Israel lest they be contaminated by serving the country. Let them be America’s problem.
Posted on: April 15th, 2013News → Antisemitism
“I don’t hate nobody, I don’t even remember. . . . It don’t make no sense.”
Posted on: April 14th, 2013News → News Briefs
“This commonsense bill would remove unnecessary hurdles for elderly immigrants."
Posted on: April 14th, 2013News → Israel → Aliyah
The UJA Federation of New York’s William Rosenwald Mission landed in Israel Sunday with 200 leaders who will be celebrating the country’s 65th anniversary as a modern state on Tuesday. The delegation will examine how the New York community can help improve Israel’s quality of life, especially for children in distress, Holocaust survivors and new [...]
Posted on: April 14th, 2013News → Antisemitism
One of the three classes given the assignment refused to do it.
Posted on: April 12th, 2013News
So, in the end, the intimidation against her led to an amplification of Geller's message, not a diminution.
Posted on: April 11th, 2013News
Geller was dismayed that her talk was shut down, but she understood that once her opponents, the Muslims and the liberal Jews alike, were willing to put the safety of Jewish Sunday School children at risk, or simply to allow their Jewish parents to believe there was a risk to their children, her talk would be cancelled.
Posted on: April 10th, 2013News → Jewish
Neither robbery, drugs, assault nor weapons can keep a man in jail and stop his appointed rounds of setting fire to mezuzahs containing verses from the Torah. New York police are on the prowl for Rubin Ublies, suspected of torching 11 mezuzahs in a Williamsburg apartment building on Monday, Holocaust Remembrance Day. He also is [...]
Posted on: April 10th, 2013News → Antisemitism
The message is “that we are unwanted here, and I don’t know why.”
Posted on: April 10th, 2013News → Israel
Roger Waters, formerly of rock band Pink Floyd fame, has learned how absurd it is to demand that speech be shut down, and has come to see the virtue of open-mindedness and tolerance. At least when it comes to his own speech and tolerance for his own brand of intolerance.
Posted on: April 9th, 2013News → News Briefs
Approximately 25 percent of the New York City electorate is Jewish, and a growing number are Orthodox.
Posted on: April 9th, 2013News → Media
"Neither Cardozo nor YU are honoring Jimmy Carter."
Posted on: April 9th, 2013News → Antisemitism
Anti-Semitic vandals torched more than 10 mezuzahs on the doorposts in the Williamsburg district of Brooklyn apartments Monday, Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is not known if the attack was carried by an individual or a group. The attacks took place on at least 10 different floors. New York police are considering the arson as an [...]
Posted on: April 8th, 2013News
I will come, at my own expense, to debate Jimmy Carter on Carter's own human rights record. If Cardozo will have me, I will come and provide the students, the administration and anyone else that is interested, with a first rate debate about the meaning of human rights and they can decide whether what Jimmy Carter has done, constitutes human rights or human wrongs.
Posted on: April 8th, 2013News → Israel
The Coalition of Concerned Cardozo Alumni, however, looked at Carter's "lifetime of work" and rather than see something worthy of an award, they saw a record of slandering Israel.
Posted on: April 5th, 2013News → Holocaust
Two artworks sold under duress during the Nazi occupation of Germany will be returned to the heirs of New York art collector Michael Berolzheimer, who died in 1942 after escaping from Germany and settling in suburban WestchesterCounty. Berolzheimer and his family fled from Germany in 1938 after selling his art under duress, traveling first to [...]
Posted on: April 4th, 2013News → Israel
Given his role in attempting to block the Israeli Philharmonic from giving a purely musical performance at Carnegie Hall, it should be difficult for Waters' supporters to complain about efforts to prevent Waters from appearing to talk about his political views at the 92nd Street Y.
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