Join Meir Panim’s campaign to “light up” Chanukah for families in need.
Posted on: April 8th, 2013News & Views
I will come, at my own expense, to debate Jimmy Carter on Carter's own human rights record. If Cardozo will have me, I will come and provide the students, the administration and anyone else that is interested, with a first rate debate about the meaning of human rights and they can decide whether what Jimmy Carter has done, constitutes human rights or human wrongs.
Posted on: April 8th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The Coalition of Concerned Cardozo Alumni, however, looked at Carter's "lifetime of work" and rather than see something worthy of an award, they saw a record of slandering Israel.
Posted on: April 5th, 2013News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
Two artworks sold under duress during the Nazi occupation of Germany will be returned to the heirs of New York art collector Michael Berolzheimer, who died in 1942 after escaping from Germany and settling in suburban WestchesterCounty. Berolzheimer and his family fled from Germany in 1938 after selling his art under duress, traveling first to […]
Posted on: April 4th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Given his role in attempting to block the Israeli Philharmonic from giving a purely musical performance at Carnegie Hall, it should be difficult for Waters' supporters to complain about efforts to prevent Waters from appearing to talk about his political views at the 92nd Street Y.
Posted on: April 3rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish
The question of the safety of the controversial ritual of sucking the baby’s blood after the foreskin is cut in a circumcision has again been raised following another case of Herpes.
Posted on: April 3rd, 2013News & Views → Local
The timing was gruesome. The Port Authority showed off the view from the new WTC now under construction on day after there was a different view - possible remains were found of 9/11 terror victims.
Posted on: April 2nd, 2013News & Views → US → 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 & Views → Jewish → 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 & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Naturally, they posted them in Harlem, where the big decisions about U.S. aid are made.
Posted on: March 25th, 2013News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
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 & Views → News Briefs
The trauma of being wrongfully convicted and incarcerated for 23 years had ruined Ranta's health.
Posted on: March 23rd, 2013News & Views → 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 & Views → Jewish → 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 & Views → 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 & Views → 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 & Views → 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 & Views → Jewish → 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 & Views → 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 & Views → 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 […]
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