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Albany Beat

11 Iyyar 5776 – May 19, 2016
News from the state capitol in Albany...

75 Children Contract Chickenpox in Williamsburg Outbreak, Failure to Inoculate Cited

10 Iyyar 5776 – May 18, 2016
The problem is that by reducing the number of vaccinated children, the community at large is exposed to a greater risk.

Judge Awards Newport, RI Synagogue to Congregation Despite NY Landlord’s Claim

10 Iyyar 5776 – May 17, 2016
Saying they were the trustees, not the owners, Judge McConnell chastised Shearith Israel for claiming ownership and removed it as Touro’s trustee.

Anti-Zionist Mob Invades Brooklyn Museum to Protest Nuance and Humanism

2 Iyyar 5776 – May 10, 2016
When white people decolonize their oppressors, does it count as liberation, or does it automatically constitute an occupation?

Albany Beat

13 Nisan 5776 – April 20, 2016
Felder May Return To Democratic Conference; EITC Defeated Once Again The failure to include the Education Investment Tax Credit (EITC) in the latest state budget...

Candidate Kasich Uses Matzah Factory Visit to Sermonize on ‘Blood of the Lamb’ [video]

7 Nisan 5776 – April 14, 2016
Publicist Ezra Friedlander tried to soften the blow for the press, saying Kasich "takes his religion very seriously."

Israeli Tourist Returns Home to Jerusalem After Being Slashed in NYC Subway Station

5 Nisan 5776 – April 12, 2016
Israeli tourist Avraham Fekete returns home to Jerusalem with 20 stitches after being knifed in a New York subway station.

HSBC Bank Robbed During Sabbath in Borough Park

The robber knew enough to wait until late into the night on the Sabbath before breaking into the neighborhood bank.

Bill Clinton Stumps for Candidate Hillary at Hebrew Home for Aged in Riverdale

Former president Bill Clinton tells Jewish elderly that his wife Hillary is a "friend of Israel" and cares about the "defenseless."

Homeless New Yorker Arrested for Slashing Israeli Tourist

The slasher who attacked an Israeli tourist Friday in a New York City subway station has been arrested by NYPD.

Protesters Want Answers On NYC Investigation of Yeshiva Curricula

3 Nisan 5776 – April 10, 2016
A group of parents, former teachers and yeshiva alumni demand to know the progress of an investigation into NYC yeshivas.

NYPD Caught in Crossfire While FBI Probes Mayor De Blasio’s Business Contacts

27 Adar II 5776 – April 6, 2016
NYPD has become tangled in a corruption probe involving the city's mayor and local business people.

Vizhnitzer Rebbe, shlita, Hospitalized in New York City

25 Adar II 5776 – April 4, 2016
The Vizhnitzer Rebbe, Rabbi Mordechai Hager, shlita, has been hospitalized at Mt. Sinai Medical Center.

NYC Gives $500K to Group Led by Violence-Glorifying Arab ‘Activist’

NYC gives $500K to an organization serving few and run by a Zionist-hating anti-Israel violence promoter.

90-Yr-Old New Yorker Suing Art Dealer for Info on Paintings Stolen by Nazis

21 Adar II 5776 – March 31, 2016
Attorney David Toren is hunting for two museum-quality paintings stolen from his family by the Nazis.

Anti-Semitic Threat Scrawled in Men’s Bathroom at U Buffalo

20 Adar II 5776 – March 30, 2016
Anti-Semitic vandalism has spread to the University of Buffalo, where one scrawl was unmentionable.

Dani Dayan to be Israeli Consul General in New York, Not Ambassador to Brazil

18 Adar II 5776 – March 28, 2016
Brazil loses the privilege of having Dani Dayan as Israeli ambassador, and New York wins a great liaison.

Majority Rules In The Assembly

7 Adar II 5776 – March 17, 2016
“For a bill to move it should be the majority of the Democrats that feel that this should happen. The way our government functions is that the majority rules. The minority must be heard but it is the majority rules.”

FBI Raids Upstate NY Yeshivas

The raids are part of an investigation of local yeshivas over money obtained through the federal government's E-Rate program.

NYPD Investigating Hate Attack on Williamsburg Jews

6 Adar II 5776 – March 16, 2016
The attackers then ran away laughing.

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