Support Migdal Ohr by purchasing letters in the Torah Scroll that will be written in honor of Rabbi Grossman’s 70th Birthday.
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.
Posted on: July 18th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) of Lower Manhattan welcomed the announcement that the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has signed a 20-year lease for 277,000 sq. feet of office space at One World Trade Center.
Posted on: July 12th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, introduced legislation to help keep families seated together on commercial flights. In response to ever-increasing fees and decreasing transparency among airline carriers, the Families Flying Together Act of 2012 would require the U.S. Department of Transportation to direct each carrier to […]
Posted on: July 12th, 2012News & Views → Israel
The third flight since June 18 brought 229 Jews home on the “wings of eagles” from New York’s JFK airport. The new Israelis – young and old, singles and large families – were greeted with tears and warm embraces from family members, as well as songs and a celebratory, 800-people welcoming ceremony organized by Nefesh b’Nefesh and its partners.
Posted on: July 11th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
“Fourteen hours a day in yeshiva but [a student] doesn’t learn a single word of English, math, history, science, geography, music art, nothing, nothing, nothing.”
Posted on: July 2nd, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
If there’s any story inside the Jewish community that closely parallels the sexual abuse cover-up inside the Catholic Church, it’s the story of Avrohom Mondrowitz.
Posted on: June 28th, 2012News & Views → US → NY
Jews are the least of Elmo's problems. Four days after a man dressed in an Elmo suit was forcibly ejected from Central Park for spewing anti-Semitic propaganda, an article revealed his frightening past. “I hate those [women],” he told a news reporter in 1999.
Posted on: June 27th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
A man in an Elmo costume was ejected from Central Park and hospitalized after going on an anti-Semitic rant in the middle of the New York landmark. While the man’s name was not released because he was not arrested. Police said that Monday’s incident was not the first time he had been dressed as the […]
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