Sun Bat Yam is a spectacular new seaside real estate project combining tourism with real estate investment.
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 […]
Posted on: March 12th, 2013News & Views → Islamists
Frederick H. Cohn, Abdel Hameed Shehadeh, terror, Muslim,Jew
Posted on: March 12th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
A New York state judge ruled that the New York City “big soda can” ban promoted by Mayor Michael Bloomberg is illegal. It was slated to take effect Tuesday morning. “It is arbitrary and capricious because it applies to some but not all food establishments in the city, it excludes other beverages that have significantly […]
Posted on: March 11th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Cohn's effort highlights an increasing tendency, in an effort to achieve "fairness" towards accused terrorists, of marching along a road littered with the civil rights of others.
Posted on: March 8th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Julio Acevedo was arraigned in state Supreme Court in Brooklyn and was ordered held without bail.
Posted on: March 7th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Iran
CIA nabs Bin Laden’s son-in-law who helped plot 9/ 11 and he is to face an indictment in NY on Friday. The CIA caught up with him in Jordan – after Turkey ignored a US request to extradite him.
Posted on: March 6th, 2013News & Views → US → NY
New York’s Jewish community is still reeling after a young Williamsburg couple and their unborn child were killed early Sunday morning by a speeding car allegedly driven by a Bronx resident with a lengthy list of serious run-ins with the law.
Posted on: March 6th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim & Hassidim
He said he fled the scene because he was afraid of being killed by his pursuers, and didn’t know the couple had been killed until he saw it in newspapers.
Posted on: March 4th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
The “miracle baby” who was delivered after his Satmar community parents died in a traffic crash en route to a hospital on Shabbat has died. The New York Post reported that the baby will be named and circumcised and then buried next to his parents, without a funeral ceremony. The 4-pound baby was listed in […]
Posted on: March 3rd, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Hecklers in the Rockaways, battered by Superstorm Sandy, booed Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Sen. Chuck Schumer at the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Sunday. “For the politicians to come down here and try to take our celebration and make it their thing . . . it’s disgusting,” one resident told the New York Post. “Let’s […]
Posted on: March 3rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Nachman Glauber’s rabbi told him to rush his wife to the hospital on the Sabbath after she said did not feel her unborn baby moving. The couple was killed in a crash. The baby was later delivered.
Posted on: February 28th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
The Orthodox Union’s Institute for Public Affairs and the National Council of Young Israel asked constituents to support the bill.
Posted on: February 27th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Feiglin finally is a Knesset Member after years of trying, but he is looking at the future. He told a Queens dinner, “When I am Prime Minister, God willing, Tzipi Livni will not be in my government.”
Posted on: February 27th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
In 2010, three employees were fired by the Radiation Safety Office at Columbia University Medical Center in a departmental reorganization. All three are Jewish, with beards and yarmulkes, and were between the ages of 57-65. Now each of the three men are suing on grounds of religious and age discrimination.
Posted on: February 26th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
His 2-ton wood-burning “HaKodesh Barbeque” provides “pop-up” barbeques, complete with a dining tent, bales of hay and country music.
Posted on: February 25th, 2013News & Views
Is a Purim costume of a stereotyped black basketball player a racist slur, especially when a Jewish politician is behind the mask? NY legislator Hikind says it was “lots of fun.” No offense intended.
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