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Brooklyn, NY – Good Deed Chesed Shel Emes Aftercare to Jews Who Die.

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Brooklyn, NY - When a Jewish person dies in the city and beyond - especially in tragic circumstances - volunteers from Chesed Shel Emes spring into action. "Whenever we can, we try to get involved,"...

Israel – Rabbi: Kissing Mezuzot A Health Hazard.

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Israel - A Conservative rabbi has recently ruled that kissing mezuzot should be avoided, in order to avoid the risk of contracting an infectious disease. Rabbi Simcha Roth issued the ruling after he...

Teaneck, NJ – Teaneck Elections Spawns Political Fight With Orthodox Jews..

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Teaneck, NJ - A wave of political unrest in Teaneck is pitting Orthodox Jewish township councilmen against other groups. The disputes -- which focus mostly on last year's election and aren't overtly ...

Nyack, NY – Rabbinical Students Visit Area on Educational Journey

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Rockland County, Nyack, NY - Two rabbinical students have been in the Nyack area for the past two weeks as part of the global Chabad-Lubavitch movement, which aims to educate and unite Jews in all com...

Monticello, NY – Spitzer and Tribe Push on Casino

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Monticello, NY - The St. Regis Mohawks and Gov. Eliot Spitzer are tired of waiting for the feds to act on a Monticello casino. The tribe and Gov. Spitzer have requested a meeting with Interior Secreta...

Chicago, IL – Law Professor Claims Improper Punishment

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Chicago - IL - A law school professor is suing for $1 million over what he calls an improper punishment over comments he made comparing black and Jewish. John Gorby, who is neither Jewish nor Afric...

Monroe, NY – Two Setbacks for the Village of KJ

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Orange County, Monroe, NY - Kiryas Joel ran into turbulence with the Orange County Legislature, when lawmakers pulled two of the village's requests from their agenda and sent them back to committ...

Netanya, Israel – Pork-Selling Deli Set On Fire

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Netanya, Israel - Aviv's Delicatessen which sells pork products was set on fire on Shabbos, and significantly damaged. The store has been under attack since its opening about one month ago, and ...

Manhattan, NY +Train Stuck in Tunnel+

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Manhattan, NY +Train Stuck in Tunnel+ A train with over 900 passengers on board is stuck in the northbound tube of the Hudson River Tunnel about 200 feet from Penn Station platform at West 31st Street...

Clifton, NJ +Serious MVA+

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Clifton, NJ +Serious MVA+ A serious motor vehicle accident involving three vehicles on Route 21 Northbound in Clifton. One car overturned and is fully engulfed in fire with multiple aided with serio...

Pomona, NY – Village Legal Fees to Fight Rabbinical College Could Be $1,000 an Hour

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Pomona, NY - Defending the village in a lawsuit brought by a Jewish congregation that wants to build a rabbinical college will not come cheap. According to documents obtained under a Freedom of Infor...

Ashkelon, Isreal – EDP Son Stabbed Father in Synagogue

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Ashkelon, Isreal - A 26-year-old man, stabbed his father during Shabbos morning services at a synagogue.The man entered a synagogue on Yoseftal Street, approached his father and drew the knife across ...

Brooklyn, NY – Teen Rider Thrown from Coney Island’s Polar Express

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Brooklyn, NY - A Coney Island amusement park ride was shuttered Friday after a teenager fell off the attraction and was injured. Police said the Polar Express ride would remain closed while officials ...

Tomkins Cove, NY – Tenants in Unsafe Apartments Ordered to Move

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Tomkins Cove, NY - Tenants in a converted carriage house on Route 9W that lacks running water and toilets were ordered to move out of the building because it is unsafe. Inspectors from the county D...

Dallas, TX – Israeli Busted In Mass Fake Driver’s License Ring.

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Dallas, TX - It took more than a year for the Texas Department of Public Safety to cancel driver's licenses awarded as part of a scheme involving foreign nationals living in New York and New Jersey. ...

Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Woman Gets $1.25 Million in Pothole Suit.

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Brooklyn, NY - New York City has agreed to pay $1.25 million to a Long Island woman who was injured after she drove into a deep pothole in Brooklyn. Loc Thi Protzmann said she needed surgery for neck...

New York, NY – Probe: NYPD Chief Esposito Didn’t Use Slur.

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New York, NY - The accusation that NYPD Chief of Department Joseph Esposito used a racial slur during last year's riot in Borough Park has been ruled unsubstantiated by the Civilian Complaint Review B...

Woodbourne, NY +3rd Alarm Fire Ruins Building at Chalet Hotel+

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Sullivan County, Woodbourne, NY +3rd Alarm Fire in Hotel+ A large fire broke out early Shabbos morning in the Chalet Vim Hotel at 54 Chesters Road and Hasbrouck Road, involving eleven fire departments...

Slaotsburg, NY – NY Officials Upset On Mincha Area.

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Slaotsburg, NY - Every summer there's an interesting sight on the New York State Thruway: dozens of men gathering to pray on public property in Sloatsburg. Which leads some to wonder, Is there more t...

Brooklyn, NY – Con Edison Reduces Voltage in Brooklyn.

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Brooklyn, NY - Consolidated Edison called on all customers in four Brooklyn neighborhoods — Crown Heights, Flatbush, East Flatbush and Ocean Hill-Brownsville — to “discontinue their use of non-essenti...