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Ground Zero for the Iran Deal: Rosenthal Versus Nadler

14 Elul 5776 – September 16, 2016
"This district is literally Ground Zero and our representative supported the Iran Deal? Is no one paying attention," Rosenthal queries.

Historic First: Chassidic Woman Elected to be NY Civil Court Judge

12 Elul 5776 – September 14, 2016
For the first time in U.S. history, a Chassidic woman wins a Brooklyn election, against a man, to become a New York Civil Court judge.

HSBC Bank Robbed During Sabbath in Borough Park

4 Nisan 5776 – April 12, 2016
The robber knew enough to wait until late into the night on the Sabbath before breaking into the neighborhood bank.

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

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

Neo-Nazis Vandalize Borough Park Talmud Torah

14 Tammuz 5775 – July 1, 2015
Neo-Nazis vandalized a Talmud Torah in Boro Park, Brooklyn this week.

Will ‘Knockout the Jew’ be Labeled Hate Crime in New York?...

22 Kislev 5774 – November 25, 2013
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.

Jewish Toy Store Owner Donates $10,000 Worth of Toys to Sandy...

12 Kislev 5773 – November 26, 2012
Toys to Discover, a Jewish-owned toy store on 18th Avenue in Borough Park gave away over $10,000 worth of toys to children affected by hurricane Sandy.

NY Jewish Boroughs Voted Romney

An analysis of a recent New York Times article examining the presidential voting trends of all the New York precincts determined that almost all Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods voted for Republican candidate Mitt Romney over Democratic incumbent Barack Obama.

Frum Democratic Candidate Promising to Turn Republican

21 Heshvan 5773 – November 6, 2012
Simcha Felder, Democratic challenger in the New York State Senate for the 17th Senate District (including parts of Borough Park, Flatbush, Midwood, Kensington and Sunset Park), says he will caucus with the Republicans and vote for Republican Dean Skelos as Senate majority leader.

Borough Park Shomrim Nab Bank Robber

8 Heshvan 5773 – October 24, 2012
A bank-robbing bandit was no match for a group of boychiks from Brooklyn, being arrest after an armed spree thanks to the assistance of the famous Hasidic Shomrim.

Stolen 3-Foot Menorah is Returned to Rabbi in Borough Park

11 Elul 5772 – August 29, 2012
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.

Technology Can Save Lives, Even in Borough Park

29 Iyyar 5772 – May 21, 2012
The Asifa was a sober and responsible approach to a real problem, and I was impressed by the quickness with which the organizers responded to the potential pitfalls of being portrayed as Luddites, which does not befit a nation of scholars and questioners.

Bill Thompson Courting Orthodox Jews in Quest of Mayoral Post

16 Iyyar 5772 – May 8, 2012
The NY Post reported that Mayoral hopeful Bill Thompson has been "surprisingly successful" in seeking the Orthodox Jewish vote in Brooklyn. Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind,...

Yori’s News Picks from All Over, Tue. 2/28/12

5 Adar 5772 – February 28, 2012
So, what have the children of Jacob and the people who hate them been up to over the past 24 hours? What can I say, it's a violent planet. But even in a violent blue-green ball like ours, some stories still get our goat.

Where’s The Park?

13 Nisan 5769 – April 7, 2009
Imagine if Borough Park, Brooklyn, really had a big park in it, with hiking paths and a lake. But it doesn't have such a park, and there's a couple from France that is better off, very much better off, the way it is.

Pastrami And Dodgers Flavored Chazzanut: Jackie Mendelson’s Cantorial Tale

4 Tevet 5766 – January 4, 2006
If the hills are alive with the sound of Julie Andrews' music, then Cantor Jacob "Jackie" Mendelson would have viewers believe that Brooklyn is once again to be alive with the sound of Chazzanut.

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