A Jewish organization creates unforgettable summer experiences for special needs kids and their parents.
Posted on: December 3rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish
A federal court began hearing arguments on Tuesday by orthodox Jews appealing a New York City rule that requires parents to agree to the rite of oral suction in circumcisions, The New York Daily News reported. The city restricted the practice following 11 cases of herpes of boys who were circumcised with what in Hebrew […]
Posted on: December 3rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Goldman Sachs chief Lloyd Blankfein recalled the role of his rabbi and Jewish organizations in helping him realize he could succeed despite growing up in a working-class neighborhood. “The only person I knew who put on a suit everyday was our rabbi,” Blankfein told a crowd of 1,700 fellow Wall Street insiders and guests Monday […]
Posted on: December 2nd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Is there a correlation between the NYPD being ordered to stop "profiling" potential criminals and the proliferation of antisemitic violence?
Posted on: December 2nd, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Some memories are so strong that they can smell the kosher food that used to be de facto Jewish law in New York City’s Lower East Side. Play it again, Shmuel.
Posted on: December 1st, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
A Metro-North train derailed in the Bronx, killing 4 people and injuring 60. The train operator of 15 years said that his brakes failed. Jewish Press News Briefs
Posted on: December 1st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
“I wore a yarmulke, and I was a target,” says ,” says Rabbi Sensei Gary Moskowitz, who is a Karate black belt.
Posted on: December 1st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Holocaust
The interpreter was crying while translating the Polish rescuer's response.
Posted on: November 27th, 2013News & Views
13 yr old assailant was told he'd "lose respect" if he didn't punch someone in the face, so the 12 yr old he punched was not deemed victim of "Knockout."
Posted on: November 26th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Her attacker is still at large.
Posted on: November 25th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Some law enforcement officials fear labeling "Knockout" a hate crime as it may inspire more copycat attacks, while several public officials have pushed for wider discussion of the trend and increased penalties.
Posted on: November 23rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
A man allegedly hit Perl square in the face, making him the latest victim of the vicious assault that's been terrifying New York City’s Jews.
Posted on: November 21st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Pius XII's boss, Pius XI, was very troubled by his underling's dealings with Hitler, but he died before he could mount a campaign against the Nazis.
Posted on: November 21st, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Yeshiva University President Richard Joel acknowledged the school was facing “substantial deficits.” In an email to faculty and staff obtained by JTA, Joel disclosed that the measures taken to shore up finances at the New York City university following the financial crisis in 2008 have been insufficient. “We intended to achieve a balanced budget by […]
Posted on: November 20th, 2013News & Views → US → NY
A chassidic police recruit who said he was fired from the New York City Police Department because he would not trim his beard was the victim of religious discrimination, a federal court ruled last week.
Posted on: November 16th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Authorities charged the owner of a New York insurance company with helping William Rapfogel, the former chief of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, steal more than $7 million from the organization. The owner, Joseph Ross, was arrested Wednesday and charged with a litany of crimes, including first-degree grand larceny and money laundering, according to […]
Posted on: November 14th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
A Brooklyn academy touted as the model for a national movement of Hebrew charter schools received an F on its New York City Department of Education Progress Report. The Hebrew Language Academy Charter School, which opened in 2009 and has 450 students in kindergarten through fifth grade, is one of 23 New York City elementary […]
Posted on: November 14th, 2013News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
Will the secretary of State understand that the Israeli wine renaissance is taking place in the Shomron region, and therefore we're not letting it go?
Posted on: November 14th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Is it 1939 already?
Posted on: November 12th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Judaism
Absent much to do in the home country, Ayalon got a job teaching at YU, where America's future diplomats usually don't come from.
Posted on: November 11th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The superintendent of a New York State school district that has been accused of anti-Semitic harassment said the district “has a long history of acceptance and tolerance.” Joan Carbone, superintendent of the Pine Bush Central School District 90 miles north of New York City, acknowledged in a statement issued Sunday that the school is getting […]
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