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: March 4th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
The “miracle baby” who was delivered after his Satmar community parents died in a traffic crash en route to a hospital on Shabbat has died. The New York Post reported that the baby will be named and circumcised and then buried next to his parents, without a funeral ceremony. The 4-pound baby was listed in […]
Posted on: March 3rd, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Hecklers in the Rockaways, battered by Superstorm Sandy, booed Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Sen. Chuck Schumer at the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Sunday. “For the politicians to come down here and try to take our celebration and make it their thing . . . it’s disgusting,” one resident told the New York Post. “Let’s […]
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 28th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
The Orthodox Union’s Institute for Public Affairs and the National Council of Young Israel asked constituents to support the bill.
Posted on: February 27th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Feiglin finally is a Knesset Member after years of trying, but he is looking at the future. He told a Queens dinner, “When I am Prime Minister, God willing, Tzipi Livni will not be in my government.”
Posted on: February 27th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
In 2010, three employees were fired by the Radiation Safety Office at Columbia University Medical Center in a departmental reorganization. All three are Jewish, with beards and yarmulkes, and were between the ages of 57-65. Now each of the three men are suing on grounds of religious and age discrimination.
Posted on: February 26th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
His 2-ton wood-burning “HaKodesh Barbeque” provides “pop-up” barbeques, complete with a dining tent, bales of hay and country music.
Posted on: February 25th, 2013News & Views
Is a Purim costume of a stereotyped black basketball player a racist slur, especially when a Jewish politician is behind the mask? NY legislator Hikind says it was “lots of fun.” No offense intended.
Posted on: February 22nd, 2013News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
The students could have come from anywhere, but the content of many of the poems dealt with various aspects of their relationship to God and to Judaism.
Posted on: February 20th, 2013News & Views → US → NY
WASHINGTON – How essential is a house of worship to a neighborhood? That’s the crux of a question now exercising Congress as a bill advances that would provide direct relief to synagogues and churches damaged by Superstorm Sandy last October.
Posted on: February 19th, 2013News & Views → Islamists
Kleinman is a pretty typical New York liberal Jew, by his own admission. He didn't choose Yousef as a client, but he will defend him and his rights to the best of his abilities, no matter what he might think about the man, his motivations, or his merit.
Posted on: February 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
We are now in a situation where there seems to be no two ways about it - someone is lying, maybe several people. And school officials, both administration representatives as well as faculty members were on the scene - so if the students were unfairly ejected, an apology will hardly suffice.
Posted on: February 17th, 2013News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
This is Stanton's centennial year (it was founded back in 1913) and having an in house theatrical company seems absolutely in line with the shul's view of itself.
Posted on: February 13th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
The Keep Kids Safe Act of 2013 would make it illegal for misdemeanor sex crime against a minor offenders to acquire firearms.
Posted on: February 13th, 2013News & Views
The law will correct a defect in the current FEMA legislation by making clear that houses of worship are to be included amongst the nonprofit recipients of federal disaster relief aid
Posted on: February 10th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
The storm, resulting from the collision of two weather systems, affected at least 40 million people.
Posted on: February 7th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The letter lays out a litany of concerns regarding the intimidating atmosphere for students within Brooklyn College's political science department
Posted on: February 7th, 2013News & Views
Do not fear the bombastic speeches of the evil anti-Semites, for though they stand as giants before you, their voices will soon fade
Posted on: February 6th, 2013News & Views
GOP Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin previously has likened Gov. Andrew Cuomo to Julius Caesar. Today he compared him with Hitler and quickly apologized – after the damage, mostly to himself, was done.
Posted on: February 6th, 2013News & Views → US → NY
Koch had recently left City Hall after 12 years as mayor of New York City and was touring Jerusalem when a Palestinian threw a rock at his group, striking Koch in the head. The ex-mayor was bleeding a bit but wasn’t really hurt, and he mopped up the wound with his handkerchief. The incident would become one of Koch’s favorite stories, the moment, he would say, when “I shed a little blood for the people of Israel.”
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