Join Meir Panim’s campaign to “light up” Chanukah for families in need.
Posted on: October 12th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Yeshiva University has terminated Akiva Roth, 42, after past sexual misconduct came to light, officials said Friday.. The university admitted that it had “erred” by allowing Roth to begin teaching before his background check was completed. Roth, who had been hired as a Hebrew teacher at Yeshiva College, had pleaded guilty to four counts of […]
Posted on: October 10th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Many Jewish women suffer as “agunahs,” unable to re-marry because their husbands refuse them divorces. Four Jews, two of them rabbis, allegedly took the law into their hands and beat husbands until they agreed.
Posted on: October 10th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
A Brooklyn boy was struck and killed by a van Tuesday night, one month before his bar mitzvah. Samuel Cohen-Eckstein, 12, was hit on Prospect Park West in the Park Slope neighborhood after chasing a ball into the street, the New York Daily News reported. The boy was pronounced dead soon after arriving at nearby […]
Posted on: October 9th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Yeshiva University hired a new faculty member convicted of inappropriate sexual behavior with boys, according to the Forward. The university, which is facing a major lawsuit concerning its handling of allegations of sexual abuse over several decades, has hired Akiva Roth, who pleaded guilty in 1997 to four counts of lewdness against several boys he […]
Posted on: October 8th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Last week in Budapest, Israel’s glamor MK Yair Lapid scolded Israelis for living in Berlin and not in Israel. So what does he say in NY? Israel may be home, but you know, you are much safer if you stay put.
Posted on: October 7th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Hillary Clinton, an undeclared candidate for the Democratic nominee for president in 2016, has told Human Abedin to ditch Anthony Weiner if she wants to advise her former boss at the State Dept., The New York Post reported Monday. The ultimatum has been given before but has greater meaning following Weiner’s embarrassingly poor finish in […]
Posted on: October 6th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Wonder Bread, fresh off its post-bankruptcy revival, will get kosher certification in the New York area from the Orthodox Union (OU), according to an OU bulletin. The kosher Wonder Bread won’t be sold everywhere, but approved products will bear the OU’s symbol on their packaging. Previously, Wonder Bread was certified by the Triangle-K, which is […]
Posted on: October 2nd, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Lhota: "David Koch’s beliefs on social issues are no different than mine or my opponent’s when it comes to women’s choice and women’s issues and other issues like that."
Posted on: October 2nd, 2013News & Views
In the September 10th Democratic primary for New York City Public Advocate, none of the five candidates received 40 percent or more of the vote. For that reason, on Tuesday, October 1, there was a runoff election for the position, which has a total budget of only $2.1 million. The cost of the runoff election? […]
Posted on: September 30th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
The CEO of the (U.S.) Chevra Hatzalah ambulance service resigned amid allegations that he conspired with William Rapfogel, the ex-CEO of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, in an insurance scam on the Met Council. Rabbi Dovid Cohen gave no reason for stepping down over the weekend at Hatzalah, according to David Shipper, the Jewish […]
Posted on: September 24th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Naim led federal agents to his computer and admitted to viewing and downloading child pornography for multiple years.
Posted on: September 24th, 2013News & Views → Israel → IDF
Even his miserly, self righteous, immoral statement received no mention in Palestinian reports.
Posted on: September 23rd, 2013News & Views → Israel
Everyone is “Pro-Israel” today. Jewish federations bankroll “Zionist” Gaza sympathizers and “Zionist” boycotters of anything over the “Green Line.” Fundraisers find they have crossed the “red line.”
Posted on: September 18th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Iran
The U.S. can use the proceeds to compensate victims of Iranian-sponsored terrorism.
Posted on: September 16th, 2013News & Views
Bill Thompson will concede to Bill de Blasio Tuesday morning in New York, eliminating the need for a second-round of voting to determine who will be the Democratic party nominee, a virtual shoo-in to succeed Michael Bloomberg as mayor of the city. Unofficially, de Blasio already does not need a second round contest because the […]
Posted on: September 14th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Richard Allen of JCC Watch, evoking the character Johnny Friendly from the Marlon Brando movie, "On the Waterfront" said, "Nothing moves on the NYC Jewish waterfront without John Ruskay's approval."
Posted on: September 12th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Criminals who observe the Sabbath forgot that Torah also commands not to endanger others, but New York City narcotic agents have now made sure they can’t do so after arresting them on charges of multiple crimes, from illegal possession of narcotics to illegal possession of a weapon, according to CBS news. The drug ring was […]
Posted on: September 11th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Both Weiner and Spitzer lost, showing NYC Dems have no appetite for pervs.
Posted on: September 9th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Bill de Blasio has turned around the election polls one day before the real vote and has a chance to win Tuesday’s election without a run-off, according to the new and last pre-elections survey conducted by Quinnipiac University. De Blasio won 39 percent of the respondents’ support, one percent point short of the minimum 40 […]
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