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Anti-Semitic Attack in Crown Heights, Brooklyn

The incident is under investigation by the local precinct in coordination with the Hate Crime Task Force.

Last Nazi in US Dies After Deportation from NY

“It would have been upsetting to many Americans if he had died in the U.S. in ... a comfortable escape.”

First Child Dies of Influenza in New Jersey

During the 2018 flu season, 80,000 people died in the United States.
An apartment in Israel 's northern city of Kiryat Shmona, minutes after an Hezbollah rocket attack during the 2006 Second Lebanese War. IDF Intelligence has been reassessing the threat to Israel as political realities shift rapidly in the region.

US Citizens Sue Hezbollah in Brooklyn Court Over Trauma Resulting from 2006 Rocket Attacks

Hezbollah and the Iranian banks are being sued for a total of $50 million in compensatory damages, plus unspecified punitive damages.

Albany Beat

Also of note, entering the next legislative session, there will be a record number of Jewish state lawmakers: 30 in total or 14% of both houses.

Measles Exposure Warning at New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport

Any person at the airport on Dec. 24 between the hours of 12 noon and 4:00 pm could have been exposed to the measles virus. Symptoms might appear up to Jan. 14.

Not Enough, Say Yeshiva Groups, As NYSED Backpedals On Private School Requirements

The New York State Education Department issued clarifications to the lengthy, and sometimes, vague educational guidelines it had released on November 20.

Flight Delays Due to Massive Con Ed Transformer Explosion in Queens, NY

No injuries were reported, and by 11 pm power was partially restored at the airport.

Measles Virus Prevents Wedding in Brooklyn

The groom was found to be ill with the measles virus upon his arrival in the United States.

Nine Charedi Schools Fined Amid Measles Epidemic; Legislator Wieder Cries Foul

Nine charedi Rockland County schools were fined a combined $80,000 last week for failing to comply with the Rockland County Department of Health (RCDOH) amidst an ongoing measles outbreak.

NYC Council Members Express Concerns About State Education Department Guidelines for Private Schools

"Community leaders have reached out to the State Education Department with concerns and have received no reply."

Robert H. Arnow, 94, Passes Away

Robert H. Arnow was a champion of higher education for Bedouin women.

Jewish Charity to Shut Down Facility Embroiled in Sex Trade

Only six children remain on the grounds of Hawthorne, and they are expected to be moved to a new location by Tuesday.

Exclusive | Regents Data: Public Schools Lag Behind Yeshivas

While State Orders Private Schools to Beef up Secular Curriculum, Official Regents Data Shows Public Schools Lagging Behind Yeshivas.

Ocasio-Cortez Says She’s Descended From Crypto Jews

The 29-year-old Democrat is a strong supporter of the Palestinian Authority.

NYU Student Government Passes BDS Resolution

The final tally, which was conducted by a secret ballot, was 35 votes in favor, 14 against and 14 abstentions. The BDS measure was backed by 51 campus groups and 34 faculty members.

NYC FIDF Gala Raises More than $500,000

The gala featured gourmet food, an open bar, casino-style games, and luxury prizes, including high-end jewelry, artwork, and spa getaways.

CNN Offices in NYC Evacuated Due to Bomb Threats

By 11:51 pm, a preliminary search of the building by the NYPD bomb squad had turned up nothing.

NYC Health Dept. Issues Mandatory Exclusions for Non-Vaccinated Students

Unvaccinated children may not attend school -- regardless of whether anyone in the school has contracted the illness -- until they are vaccinated or until the outbreak is declared over.
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Columbia Professor Targeted in Anti-Semitic Vandalism

This is not the first time she has been the target of anti-Semitic vandalism.

Nadler Alerts DOJ, FBI, DHS Concerning Hate Crimes, White Supremacy

To date, the Administration has provided little or no substantive response to these requests, according to a Nadler press release.

11-Year-Old Jewish Boy in NY Attacked in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg Neighborhood

Volunteer medics from the Hatzolah emergency response medical service treated the boy for cuts and scrapes.

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