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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 […]
Posted on: July 11th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind has made sure his two sons are employed, with each of them having a legislative job, The New York Daily News disclosed Wednesday. Hikind admitted that his sons work as a legislative aide to Assemblyman Peter Abbate Jr. and as a community liaison for Assemblywoman Rhoda Jacobs, but explained, “I […]
Posted on: July 9th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Yeshiva University has paid dearly with a tarnished image as a result of sexual abuse at the venerable institution. Former students now want it to pay very dearly – to the tune of $380 – for damages.
Posted on: July 7th, 2013News & Views → Local
New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner found another subject to use as a soap box for his opinions – the crisis in Egypt. After having reiterated his stand last month that Israel does not “occupy” Judea and Samaria, Weiner recently said of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, “You can’t get elected by a relatively […]
Posted on: July 5th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
The rabbi encouraged his flock to “take measures for the relief of the famishing thousands of their fellow mortals in that unfortunate and destitute country, Ireland."
Posted on: July 3rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Private Jewish day schools and yeshivas get hundreds of millions of dollars through tax credit programs.
Posted on: June 28th, 2013News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
J. Reznik Studios, owned and run by artist Jodi Reznik and her husband Jeff, has been using art to bridge communities.
Posted on: June 28th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
“I’m betting Bill Thompson will make the runoff."
Posted on: June 27th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Anthony Weiner does not think Judea and Samaria are “occupied.’ Neither does former Supreme Court Edmund Levy. But that statement makes Weiner a far-right ignorant radical, in the eyes of “Open Zion.”
Posted on: June 27th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Anthony Weiner has soared in pre-election poll and now is sharing the lead with two other candidates, according to one poll, while a second survey puts him the lead. Anew Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday puts Weiner in a statistical three-way tie with former frontrunner City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and former city comptroller William […]
Posted on: June 27th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The Ligue de Defense Juive (LDJ) is doing what Rabbi Kahane did in New York City more than 40 years ago – making antisemites think twice before attacking.
Posted on: June 24th, 2013News & Views → Local
“I’m gonna' do it. I am going to campaign in Borough Park aggressively" he said.
Posted on: June 22nd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The show is "the most objectionable thing I've ever seen on television."
Posted on: June 20th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
They can be done by the office of the mayor and the mayor can choose to make these as a priority, and see it through.
Posted on: June 19th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
According to the WSJ’s Michael Howard Saul, Ms. Quinn sat in the women’s section.
Posted on: June 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Holocaust
Frieda Hikind, mother of New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind, died on Noonday at the age of 95. Her funeral is scheduled for 10 a.m. (EDT) at Shomrei Hadas Chapels in Boro Park. Mrs. Hikind suffered a massive stroke last week after having been hospitalized for several weeks in Maimonides Hospital. She was born in Czechoslovakia […]
Posted on: June 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
The tombstone of the late New York City Mayor Ed Koch shows his year of birth as 1942 and not 1924, due to what the engraver said was a “human error” that he will correct in the next three weeks. Koch was so concerned about his tombstone that he worked with a professional for eight […]
Posted on: June 18th, 2013News & Views → Local
“Hey Anthony, you’re the only one that can win and keep us on the right track!”
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