Wednesday, February 21, 2024

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Brooklyn, NY – The Spinka Money Trail, And The Informant Who Brought Them Down.

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Brooklyn, NY - The first snow flutters hesitantly in Brooklyn. Men wearing fur streimel hats and women wearing sheitls walk briskly past the corner of 15th Avenue and 58th Street in Boro Park as if no...

Germany – Jewish group protests sale of pro-smoking T-shirt bearing Star of David

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Germany - A T-shirt using a yellow Star of David to liken the treatment of smokers in Germany to that of Jews during Nazi rule has angered German Jews. A month before several German states introduced...

New York, NY – Calls Grow for Bloomberg to Make Up His Mind.

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New York, NY - Nearly every day a tiny new development trickles out from the stealth presidential campaign of Michael R. Bloomberg, the billionaire mayor of New York. Mr. Bloomberg’s dalliance with t...

Jerusalem, Israel – President Bush: The Jewish People In the Face of Horror and Evil Do Not Forsake their God.

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Jerusalem, Israel - teary-eyed US President George W. Bush visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem today, saying it stood as a reminder that evil must be resisted. The memorial commem...

Ottawa, Canada – Man Fined for Spreading Hatred on Web

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Ottawa, Canada - The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has fined a Kelowna, B.C., man $6,000 and ordered him to stop using the Internet to disseminate material that exposes Jews, non-whites and the disab...

Myrtle Beach, SC – Presidential Candidates In Heated Debate On The Stance Of Israel.

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Myrtle Beach, SC - Republican presidential debate, is being held tonight from Myrtle Beach, S.C., by Fox News Channel. The six candidates on stage: Rudy Giuliani, Mike Huckabee, Sen. John McCain, Re...

Oceanside, NY – Man Indicted for Bias Graffiti at Synagogues

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Oceanside, NY - A 20-year-old man was arrested and charged with spray-painting swastikas on two local synagogues a week before the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur in September.The suspec...

New York, NY – What’s Really Behind The Hechsher Conflict At Rubashkin?

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Pinned Topic Jan. 10 2008 New York, NY - A conflict between supervising rabbis at an embattled kosher slaughterhouse has become public, opening a window into the usually closed world of kashrut certif...

Raeford NC – School Board Stops Holocaust Roleplay

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Raeford NC -- Angela Greene has gotten some negative feedback for her role in stopping a middle school project that was meant to teach a lesson about the Holocaust, but she doesn’t mind. "I am not t...

France – Book Claims President Sarkozy Jewish

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France - A book on the Greek-Jewish roots of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, whose family can be traced back to the Jewish community in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, went on sale in Greec...

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY +Anti-Semitic Vandalism on Yeshiva Building+

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Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY +Anti-Semitic Vandalism on Yeshiva Building+ NYPD of the 90th Pct and Williamsburg Shomrim Patrol are all on the scene at Keap Street and Marcy Avenue for a swastika that wa...

Finland – University of Helsinki to probe treatment of Jewish scholar in 1937

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Finland - The University of Helsinki said Thursday that it would investigate whether Israel-Jakob Schur, a Jewish orientalist, had been ill-treated in 1937. In the unprecedented probe in Finnish acad...

New York, NY – OK Kosher Org.: Certified Meat Not Affected by Latest Shechita Crisis

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New York - The OK Kosher certification organization has issued a press release, reassuring kosher consumers across the globe about the serious kashrus issues that were recently brought to light. Bel...

Brooklyn, NY +Serious MVA+

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Brooklyn, NY +Serious MVA+ A serious motor vehicle accident on Avenue "Y" and East 16th Street, NYPD of the 61st Pct are on the scene for the two elderly pedestrians that were hit by a truck...

New York, NY – El Al’s Chief Rabbi Talks Out On The Friction With Frum Community

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New York, NY - In a land replete with chief rabbis and accomplished rabbinical leaders, there is a new illustrious personality charged with playing a vital role for Israel and observant Jews everywher...

New Brunswick, NJ +Four Teens Arrested in Cemetery Vandalism+

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New Brunswick, NJ - Four teenagers have been arrested in connection with the damage done to nearly 500 headstones at the Jewish cemetery, a rabbi from one of the two synagogues that uses the cemetery...

New Haven, CT – Shomrim: We Are To Credit For Crime Rate Reduction.

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New Haven, CT - Was it the guns of the shomrim and the Angels? Eli Greer (at left in photo with, at far right, Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa) said yes: Citizen patrols, one of them armed, wer...

Bnei Brak, Israel – Police Arrests Man Accused of Assaulting Minors.

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Bnei Brak, Israel - Prosecutors filed an indictment at the the Tel Aviv District Court against a 25 year-old man from Bnei Brak suspected of assaulting and harassing of minors. The suspect, A. P. is ...

New York, NY – First Flush Ceremony For New Public Toilet in NYC

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New York, NY - It's billed as the "first flush" — the ceremonial opening of a new public toilet on the streets of New York City. The first of 20 public toilets under the city's street furniture contr...

New York, NY – Drama at JFK Airport: Israeli medical team saves American Jew who goes into cardiac arrest.

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New York, NY - Dr. Reuven Bromiker of the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem and ER nurse Julie Benbenishti of the Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem were on their way to a medical rescue...