Meir Panim implements programs that serve Israel’s neediest populations with respect and dignity. Meir Panim also coordinated care packages for families in the South during the Gaza War.
Posted on: August 5th, 2013News & Views → Israel
This is just what Israel does not need – another non-Jew claiming he is a Jew. NY Knicks star Stoudemire wants to be an Israeli but as for Torah, he likes to pick and choose his commandments,
Posted on: August 4th, 2013News & Views → US → Florida
Rep. Steny Hoyer, the second-ranked Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, again will lead fellow Democrats on a tour of Israel funded by AIPAC’s educational affiliate. Two freshmen, Reps. Lois Frankel (D-Fla.) and Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.), said they would be joining this week’s visit, which will include meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders as […]
Posted on: July 30th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
The latest sordid details of Anthony Weiner’s sexting, after he already had quite Congress over the first publication of the scandal, have dropped from from first place in the latest New York mayoral race polls published by Quinnipiac University. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn has retaken her previous place at the top of the pack, […]
Posted on: July 29th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Police and rescue workers have found 10-year-old Shimon Zorger from Brooklyn Monday morning after a 15-hour search. The boy, who has Down Syndrome, is in good health, the Hudson Valley Times Herald–Record’s website reported. He had been visiting his grandparents in Kiryas Joel before he was reported missing. Residents, rescue units, police dogs and rescue […]
Posted on: July 26th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
The good news for New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner is that the heat he has been taking for sexting is shifting to someone else. The worse than bad news is that the subject is his wife, Huma Abedein. Her problem is not sexting. Her story is far less sordid than his husband’s but […]
Posted on: July 26th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
A coalition of Jewish groups coordinated by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee is providing more than $100,000 in aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan. The Jewish Coalition for Disaster Relief, which is made up of 14 organizations and coordinated by the Joint, convened Thursday in New York to allocate the money to several groups […]
Posted on: July 24th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
A New York court sentenced on Tuesday Palestinian Authority Arab-American Andy Ashkar up to 25 years in jail for stealing a winning $5 million lottery ticket from its rightful owner, Robert Miles. Miles, in 2006, took the scratch-off to a convenience store operated by Ashkar’s parents in Syracuse, New York. When he showed the ticket […]
Posted on: July 23rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish
In the aftermath of an ugly scandal, as the 92nd St Y starts a search for a new executive director, it should institute guidelines not only about morality and criminality, but also to prevent Jewish communal dollars from being used to support boycotters and other haters of Israel
Posted on: July 23rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The number of anti-Semitic incidents dropped 14 percent nationwide last year, but vandalism rose, according to the Anti-Defamation League’s annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents that was released Monday. New York and New Jersey saw increases in anti-Semitic incidents. Nationwide, the audit counted 927 anti-Semitic incidents reported during the 2012 calendar year, a 14 percent decline from […]
Posted on: July 22nd, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Weiner accused the Bill Thompson campaign of smearing him based on this single contribution.
Posted on: July 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Holocaust
Don't yell Nazi Germany in a crowded NY mayoral race...
Posted on: July 17th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Holocaust
Anthony Weiner has surprise everyone except himself by soaring to the lead in the Democratic primaries, but his use of the “Nazi card” to run down the “stop and frisk” policy may cost him points.
Posted on: July 17th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Saudi Arabia Airline refuses to issue tickets in New York for Israelis, even if they are only stopping off in Saudi Arabia for a connecting flight, a policy that contradicts federal law. The airline’s website asks travelers for their citizenship but does not have an option available for “Israel” although it does have options for […]
Posted on: July 16th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Anthony Weiner is leading the pack in a new Quinnipiac University poll released on Monday, with a three percentage point lead over City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. His 25 percent support still is far less than the 40 percent needed to prevent a run-off vote after the primaries elections in early September. The same poll […]
Posted on: July 15th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
“To underestimate Weiner is to make a huge mistake,” Mr. Hikind said.
Posted on: July 14th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee has allotted $2 million for U.S.-Israel energy cooperation in the fiscal year 2014 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill. The money in the bill is the latest such appropriation under the 2007 U.S.-Israel Cooperation Act, which created a grant program to support research and development of renewable energy sources. […]
Posted on: July 12th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
"Donor Fraud" is when money is raised from Jewish donors on the pretext that it will be used to support the Jewish community, and instead some of that money is used to actively promote those who viciously attack Israel.
Posted on: July 12th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Quinn’s position runs counter to that of the U.S. government, which considers the West Bank Israel-occupied territory.
Posted on: July 11th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Did you know that a Jew serving in the IDF is against the religion of Jewish children in New York? And it’s okay to beat Haredi soldiers? No, you don’t. But we all know hatred destroyed the Holy Temple.
Posted on: July 11th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The UJA-Federation of New York raised $145.3 million in its annual campaign that ended June 30, exceeding last year’s total by $8.6 million. Adding bequests and endowments, $6.7 million raised for superstorm Sandy relief, and capital and special gifts, the federation brought in a total of $206.5 million. “This has been an extraordinary year of […]
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