Support Migdal Ohr by purchasing letters in the Torah Scroll that will be written in honor of Rabbi Grossman’s 70th Birthday.
Posted on: October 25th, 2012News & Views
A swastika was found painted in the elevator of a building in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Tuesday.
Posted on: October 22nd, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
The Bialystoker Nursing Home, with its distinctive orange brick and Art Deco façade, has been shut down for a year.
Posted on: October 17th, 2012News & Views → Local
The NYPD and Brooklyn district attorney’s office have both opened investigations into the October 8th beating of 21-year-old Ehud HaLevy by two Brooklyn police officers.
Posted on: October 15th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
The officers decided to arrest Halevi, who refused to be handcuffed and pushed the two cops off. In an instant, the male officer flew into a rage.
Posted on: October 14th, 2012News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
In an effort to nudge New York Jewish students and young professionals considering aliyah to take the plunge, Nefesh B’Nefesh and the Jewish Agency for Israel will be hosting a special conference at the UJA-Federation of new York in Manhattan on October 21.
Posted on: October 11th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Another participant in the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany scandal has admitted her role in that $57 million scheme to approve nearly 5,000 fraudulent applications, resulting in pay-outs to applicants who did not qualify for the programs.
Posted on: September 30th, 2012News & Views → Islamists
These new regulations were announced on Thursday, just three days after the American Freedom Defense Initiative ads were put up with court approval.
Posted on: September 30th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
While staying at a Manhattan hotel, on Friday the Israeli prime minister made a phone "to go" purchase from Pomegranate.
Posted on: September 28th, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
Eltahawy was arrested Wednesday evening, September 26, in a New York City subway station because she insisted free speech included her right to deface an ad espousing a message with which she disagreed -- Pamela Geller's anti-Jihad ad. She also insisted her free speech right extended to spraying toxic paint on a woman, Pamela Hall, who tried to interfere with Eltahawy's efforts to deface Geller's ad. And then Eltahawy blamed Hall for interfering with her free speech rights and accused the arresting police officers of interfering with her "non-violent" protest, thereby engaging in anti-democratic activity.
Posted on: September 20th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Rabbi Shmuel Goldin has just posted an announcement on Facebook...
Posted on: September 9th, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Iran
A growing rumble of protest against Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s upcoming welcome in New York has led activist groups to take aim at the New York hotel the leader regularly inhabits during his US stays. The Warwick New York is set to provide a luxury suite to Ahmadinejad when he arrives to address the United […]
Posted on: September 9th, 2012News & Views
Two tornadoes touched down on the edges of New York City in the morning on Saturday, causing a power outage and hurling debris, but causing no serious injuries. An additional tornado warning for the area is still in effect.
Posted on: September 5th, 2012News & Views → Jewish
SEPTEMBER 5, 1934 - Mrs. Stephen S. Wise, president of the Women's Association of the American Jewish Congress, who has just returned from a visit to the German refugee centers in Europe, will be hostess this afternoon to 500 Brooklyn women who have pledged to support the establishment of a center in New York City for refugees from Nazi Germany.
Posted on: August 29th, 2012News & Views
A silver menorah stolen from a rabbi’s Brooklyn home was returned. The 3-foot menorah belonging to Rabbi Yehezkel Zion was stolen last week from the family’s Borough Park home.
Posted on: August 24th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
As many as five people were shot Friday in front of the Empire State Building in New York, a spokesman for the New York Fire Department said.
Posted on: August 10th, 2012News & Views → US → NY
Ankie Spitzer to lead worldwide minute of silence for ‘Munich 11’.
Posted on: August 5th, 2012News & Views → Israel
On August 1, the biggest Jewish American event ever took place – the completion of the daily learning of the entire Gemara, which happens once every 7 and a half years, known as Siyum HaShas – filling of 90,000 seats at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium. However, a significantly smaller, but just as intriguing group celebrated the event in skirts, scarves and a spirit of sisterhood in Jerusalem.
Posted on: August 2nd, 2012Sections → Aliyah
With great emotion and to the joy of Jewish foodies throughout the world, the Queen of Kosher cooking is coming home to rule the roast/roost.
Posted on: July 25th, 2012News & Views → Jewish
A ban by some Orthodox Brooklyn shopkeepers on customers’ cleavage and bare shoulders has raised the ire of some local consumers.
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