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Posted on: December 1st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Holocaust
The interpreter was crying while translating the Polish rescuer's response.
Posted on: November 27th, 2013News & Views
13 yr old assailant was told he'd "lose respect" if he didn't punch someone in the face, so the 12 yr old he punched was not deemed victim of "Knockout."
Posted on: November 26th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Her attacker is still at large.
Posted on: November 25th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Some law enforcement officials fear labeling "Knockout" a hate crime as it may inspire more copycat attacks, while several public officials have pushed for wider discussion of the trend and increased penalties.
Posted on: November 23rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
A man allegedly hit Perl square in the face, making him the latest victim of the vicious assault that's been terrifying New York City’s Jews.
Posted on: November 21st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Pius XII's boss, Pius XI, was very troubled by his underling's dealings with Hitler, but he died before he could mount a campaign against the Nazis.
Posted on: November 21st, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Yeshiva University President Richard Joel acknowledged the school was facing “substantial deficits.” In an email to faculty and staff obtained by JTA, Joel disclosed that the measures taken to shore up finances at the New York City university following the financial crisis in 2008 have been insufficient. “We intended to achieve a balanced budget by […]
Posted on: November 20th, 2013News & Views → US → NY
A chassidic police recruit who said he was fired from the New York City Police Department because he would not trim his beard was the victim of religious discrimination, a federal court ruled last week.
Posted on: November 16th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Authorities charged the owner of a New York insurance company with helping William Rapfogel, the former chief of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, steal more than $7 million from the organization. The owner, Joseph Ross, was arrested Wednesday and charged with a litany of crimes, including first-degree grand larceny and money laundering, according to […]
Posted on: November 14th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
A Brooklyn academy touted as the model for a national movement of Hebrew charter schools received an F on its New York City Department of Education Progress Report. The Hebrew Language Academy Charter School, which opened in 2009 and has 450 students in kindergarten through fifth grade, is one of 23 New York City elementary […]
Posted on: November 14th, 2013News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
Will the secretary of State understand that the Israeli wine renaissance is taking place in the Shomron region, and therefore we're not letting it go?
Posted on: November 14th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Is it 1939 already?
Posted on: November 12th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Judaism
Absent much to do in the home country, Ayalon got a job teaching at YU, where America's future diplomats usually don't come from.
Posted on: November 11th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The superintendent of a New York State school district that has been accused of anti-Semitic harassment said the district “has a long history of acceptance and tolerance.” Joan Carbone, superintendent of the Pine Bush Central School District 90 miles north of New York City, acknowledged in a statement issued Sunday that the school is getting […]
Posted on: November 7th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Providing comfort on the Q train.
Posted on: November 7th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The certification ceremony took place during the 10th annual spiritual care conference.
Posted on: November 6th, 2013Sections → Features → Features On The Jewish World
It was the culmination of four days of learning, togetherness and inspiration that the Lubavitcher Rebbe first encouraged his shluchim to convene back in 1983.
Posted on: November 6th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
In a sense, it's not so much that the country is moving to the left, it's that the Republicans have moved away from the country.
Posted on: November 4th, 2013News & Views → Local
Funding sources are invited to publicize grants at no cost.
Posted on: November 4th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
The chairpersons of five political parties and several candidates in the November 5 General Election in New York City, arguing that the ballot that has been published by the NY City Board of Elections for the General Election on November 5, 2013 is severely flawed, defective, and prejudicial have, have served legal notice on the […]
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