A Jewish organization creates unforgettable summer experiences for special needs kids and their parents.
Posted on: April 28th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
An Moroccan immigrant to the United States who plotted to blow up synagogues in New York City was sentenced on Friday to five years in jail and faces deportation after his release. Mohammed Mamdouh pleaded guilty last year to conspiring to commit terrorism and criminal weapon possession. He was an accomplice to Algerian immigrant Ahmed […]
Posted on: April 25th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Americans have opened their hearts and wallets one week after the Boston marathon terrorist attack and have donated more than $21 million for the victims. Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino announced last week the creation of The One Fund Boston, which Fox News said has raised $15 million from corporations and […]
Posted on: April 22nd, 2013News & Views → Israel
Irwin Jacobs, the founding chairman and CEO emeritus of Qualcomm, is making a $133 million gift to Cornell University and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology for a joint institute. Jacobs and his wife Joan Klein Jacobs said on Monday that the gift will create the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute. The funds will […]
Posted on: April 22nd, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Robert G. Sugarman, the immediate past chairman of the Anti-Defamation League, has been nominated by a committee of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations to serve as the next chairman, starting June 1. Alan Solow, immediate past chairman of the Presidents Conference and chairman of the Nominating Committee, said the full Conference […]
Posted on: April 22nd, 2013News & Views → Israel → IDF & Security
A new home for Lone Soldiers in Israel was opened in Ramat Gan with a special ceremony marking the conclusion of the $5 million project launched by Friends of the Israel Defense Forces, headed by Elias and Lila Kalimian and family of Great Neck, N.Y. Thousands of young men and women from around the world […]
Posted on: April 22nd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
When he received no reply, the young man said "You think you're better than me? We are cousins."
Posted on: April 19th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The standard for judging whether constitutional rights can be abrogated is not, as the Investigators claimed in their Report, based on sincerity, but on whether or not, at the very least, there is a reasonable belief that the Four were about to disrupt the BC BDS event. The Investigators stated clearly that there was no such reasonable belief at the time the Four were ejected from the event. Therefore, based on the evidence provided in the CUNY Report, it would appear that the constitutional rights of the four Jewish pro-Israel students were violated.
Posted on: April 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
A Brooklyn woman pleaded guilty to charges that she stole $1 million from a Jewish cemetery on Staten Island. Ilana Friedman, 51, admitted to grand larceny in Staten Island Supreme Court on Tuesday. Friedman, former director of the United Hebrew Cemetery, stole the money over a six-year period. Friedman and her husband, Arthur, the cemetery’s […]
Posted on: April 17th, 2013News & Views → US → NY
Peter Vallone Jr., the frontrunner in the Queens Borough President’s race this fall, met last week with the editorial board of The Jewish Press at the newspaper’s Boro Park office. Vallone, a city councilman representing Astoria, Queens, touted his strong backgrounds in both public safety and running a small business, as well as his being a longtime supporter of Israel and of more funding and benefits for private schools.
Posted on: April 17th, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
I think this means they're doing fabulously well.
Posted on: April 17th, 2013News & Views → Israel
President Peres showed off his lack of knowledge of Jewish law and told the NY UJA, “The Torah does not ban women from wearing a tallis.”
Posted on: April 17th, 2013News & Views → US → NY
Rabbi Michael Broyde, a leading Modern Orthodox rabbi and dayan, admitted to using a fake persona to join a rival rabbinic organization and herald his own work in scholarly journals.
Posted on: April 17th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Anthony Weiner, New York City, new york city politics, Mayor, elections, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, polls,
Posted on: April 15th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim & Hassidim
This really is Independence Day! Satmar sets up an emergency panel to hustle IDF Draft Refugees’ out of Israel lest they be contaminated by serving the country. Let them be America’s problem.
Posted on: April 15th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
“I don’t hate nobody, I don’t even remember. . . . It don’t make no sense.”
Posted on: April 14th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
“This commonsense bill would remove unnecessary hurdles for elderly immigrants."
Posted on: April 14th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
The UJA Federation of New York’s William Rosenwald Mission landed in Israel Sunday with 200 leaders who will be celebrating the country’s 65th anniversary as a modern state on Tuesday. The delegation will examine how the New York community can help improve Israel’s quality of life, especially for children in distress, Holocaust survivors and new […]
Posted on: April 14th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
One of the three classes given the assignment refused to do it.
Posted on: April 12th, 2013News & Views
So, in the end, the intimidation against her led to an amplification of Geller's message, not a diminution.
Posted on: April 11th, 2013News & Views
Geller was dismayed that her talk was shut down, but she understood that once her opponents, the Muslims and the liberal Jews alike, were willing to put the safety of Jewish Sunday School children at risk, or simply to allow their Jewish parents to believe there was a risk to their children, her talk would be cancelled.
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