In Israel, a new five month scholarship program being offered to young aspiring athletes – one of them could be you.
Posted on: April 2nd, 2013News → NY
Six New York politicians, including Queens State Sen. Malcolm Smith, have been charged with bribery scheme aimed at placing Smith, a Democrat, as the Republican nominee for mayor. Others who were charged include New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran, a Democrat from Queens, and Republican Party officials Vincent Tabone and Joseph Savino. “A show-me-the-money culture [...]
Posted on: March 29th, 2013News → Antisemitism
Pamela Geller, NYC's most outspoken Islamophobe and executive director of the AFDI, submitted the ads to the MTA Tuesday.
Posted on: March 27th, 2013News → Antisemitism
Naturally, they posted them in Harlem, where the big decisions about U.S. aid are made.
Posted on: March 25th, 2013News → Israel
Roger Waters, one of the biggest promoters of BDS - the economic warfare movement against Israel - is slated to appear at the 92nd St. Y in April.
Posted on: March 24th, 2013News → News Briefs
The trauma of being wrongfully convicted and incarcerated for 23 years had ruined Ranta's health.
Posted on: March 23rd, 2013News → Islamists
Geller says her speaking is nothing like yelling "fire" in a crowded theater. However, trying to convince people that there is no threat from jihadists and Islamic supremacists, is like telling people in a burning theater that there is no fire, and they should stay in their seats and watch the show.
Posted on: March 21st, 2013News → 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 → Jewish
Adina Feldman, daughter of a New York rabbi, sings every Sept. 11 in Tel Aviv in memory of 9/11. On Thursday, she will sing the Star Spangled Banner in Jerusalem for President Barack Obama.
Posted on: March 20th, 2013News → 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 18th, 2013News → Israel
Two men, one of them an Israeli who was bumped from his flight even though his luggage was on board, learned quickly at Newark airport that bomb hoaxes are no joke. Both were arrested.
Posted on: March 17th, 2013News → 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 → 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 12th, 2013News → News Briefs
Approximately $3 million of the estimated $11 million estate of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch was signed over to his three nephews, and $100,000 each was willed to his long-time secretary to the LaGuardia and Wagner Educational Fund for the purpose of creating a program to promote public and government service. His sister [...]
Posted on: March 12th, 2013News → Islamists
Frederick H. Cohn, Abdel Hameed Shehadeh, terror, Muslim,Jew
Posted on: March 12th, 2013News → News Briefs
A New York state judge ruled that the New York City “big soda can” ban promoted by Mayor Michael Bloomberg is illegal. It was slated to take effect Tuesday morning. “It is arbitrary and capricious because it applies to some but not all food establishments in the city, it excludes other beverages that have significantly [...]
Posted on: March 11th, 2013News → Jewish
Cohn's effort highlights an increasing tendency, in an effort to achieve "fairness" towards accused terrorists, of marching along a road littered with the civil rights of others.
Posted on: March 8th, 2013News → News Briefs
Julio Acevedo was arraigned in state Supreme Court in Brooklyn and was ordered held without bail.
Posted on: March 7th, 2013News → Iran
CIA nabs Bin Laden’s son-in-law who helped plot 9/ 11 and he is to face an indictment in NY on Friday. The CIA caught up with him in Jordan – after Turkey ignored a US request to extradite him.
Posted on: March 6th, 2013News → NY
New York’s Jewish community is still reeling after a young Williamsburg couple and their unborn child were killed early Sunday morning by a speeding car allegedly driven by a Bronx resident with a lengthy list of serious run-ins with the law.
Posted on: March 6th, 2013News → Haredim
He said he fled the scene because he was afraid of being killed by his pursuers, and didn’t know the couple had been killed until he saw it in newspapers.
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