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COJO Breakfast Brings Out Community Leaders

11 Adar 5777 – March 8, 2017
A multi-faceted, non-sectarian, non-profit social service agency that acts as the eyes and ears of the community to address communal and individual concerns and needs, COJO provides assistance to more than 24,000 clients with more than 55,000 services.

Advocates Make Case In Albany For Increased Aid To Private Schools

State education officials say they spend $26 billion throughout New York on elementary and secondary education. That number is higher than most state budgets and more than the operating budget of many countries.

Hikind Doubts Jewish Stones Felled by Time, Weather

8 Adar 5777 – March 6, 2017
Local Jewish leaders, such as State Assemblyman Dov Hikind, are not convinced, and demand further investigation.

NYC Festival Mulls Russian Jewish Culture in America

"The uniqueness of this cohort’s multi-cultural identity makes their art special and relevant to their peers," said Ilia Salita of Genesis Group.

NY Man Charged With Terrorism, Said He’d Sacrifice Himself for Jihad

8 Adar 5777 – March 5, 2017
The suspect believed a cousin is an extremist fighter in Syria; he traveled to Turkey, trying to join ISIS or Al Nusra.

Gov. Cuomo to Rivlin: New Police Unit to Combat Anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitic attacks are "disgusting, reprehensible, it violates every tenet of the New York State tradition," said Cuomo.

Brooklyn Jewish Cemetery Vandalized Saturday

So far, hundreds of tombstones have been desecrated in Jewish cemeteries in St. Louis, Philadelphia, Rochester, and now Brooklyn.

Gov. Cuomo: No Time for Arabs in Israel Visit

4 Adar 5777 – March 2, 2017
This would Cuomo's second journey to Israel as governor, out of three trips abroad altogether.

Farewell to Chabad Lubavitch Chassidic Master of Melodies, Eli Lipsker, z’l

2 Adar 5777 – February 28, 2017
Eli’s recordings of Jewish music opened a path for other observant Jewish musicians and vocalists, and created an entirely new genre.

More than 1,500 Attend Biggest Ever Nefesh B’Nefesh Manhattan Aliyah Fair

1 Adar 5777 – February 27, 2017
Participants were invited to choose from more than 50 sessions, workshops and one-on-one meetings on topics ranging from home buying and education to professional licensing and health insurance.

Swastikas, Racial Slurs Spray-Painted on Cars, Playground & Overpasses in Orchard Park, New York

"Some of the slurs that were painted may upgrade the charges to some form of a hate crime, but that's further down the road," police said.

Anti-Semitic Vandals Target Hasidic Village of New Square With Swastikas, Hate Messages

30 Shevat 5777 – February 25, 2017
This is not the first time New Square has been targeted by anti-Semitic vandals. There's been no arrest in the prior attack.

Lower East Side Shul Holds Third Annual Cholent Cook-Off Competition

27 Shevat 5777 – February 23, 2017
Who will be crowned the new Stanton cholent champion?

3,000 Lubavich Women Emissaries from Around the Globe Gather in New York

25 Shevat 5777 – February 21, 2017
Hailing from as far away as Bangkok and the Congo, and as near as the Hamptons and the Bronx, these Chabad women serve communities throughout the world.

Firefighter Who Insulted Jewish Parents of Lost Children Running for FDNY Union Leadership

19 Shevat 5777 – February 15, 2017
Specht was a 9/11 first respondent and later collaborated with Comedy Central's Jon Stewart to promote the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.

1,200 to Celebrate Israel’s Heroes at FIDF NYC Gala

19 Shevat 5777 – February 14, 2017
Presiding as master of ceremonies will be Fox Business Network anchor Liz Claman.

Jury Convicts Etan Patz’s Killer

Back in 2015 a different jury was one vote short of convicting Hernandez. The prosecutors decided to try him again, and this time got a conviction.

Nazi Looted Dutch Old Master Painting Returned to Max Stern Foundation

16 Shevat 5777 – February 12, 2017
Dusseldorf art gallery owner Max Stern was expelled from the Reich Chamber of Fine Arts in 1935, because of his religion, and was forced to sell his collection.

Columbia U Rates ‘Worst US College for Campus Anti-Semitism’

10 Shevat 5777 – February 5, 2017
In a poll on anti-Semitic incidents on campus, Columbia University has rated as the worst for US Jewish students in 2016.

New Yorkers Step Up in Multiple Neo-Nazi Train Incidents

New Yorkers are stepping up in the face up rising anti-Semitic incidents.

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