A Jewish organization creates unforgettable summer experiences for special needs kids and their parents.
Posted on: April 10th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The message is “that we are unwanted here, and I don’t know why.”
Posted on: April 10th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Roger Waters, formerly of rock band Pink Floyd fame, has learned how absurd it is to demand that speech be shut down, and has come to see the virtue of open-mindedness and tolerance. At least when it comes to his own speech and tolerance for his own brand of intolerance.
Posted on: April 9th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Approximately 25 percent of the New York City electorate is Jewish, and a growing number are Orthodox.
Posted on: April 9th, 2013News & Views → Media
"Neither Cardozo nor YU are honoring Jimmy Carter."
Posted on: April 9th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Anti-Semitic vandals torched more than 10 mezuzahs on the doorposts in the Williamsburg district of Brooklyn apartments Monday, Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is not known if the attack was carried by an individual or a group. The attacks took place on at least 10 different floors. New York police are considering the arson as an […]
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 & Hassidim
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 […]
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