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Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY +Dryer Fire in Basement of Synagogue+

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Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY +Dryer Fire in Basement of Synagogue+ Fire Department are on the scene at the synagogue at 165 Clymer Street for a fire in the basement of the shul after a dryer exploded, n...

New York – ShopRite to Launch New Program in 30 Stores

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New York - With an estimated 275,000 kosher consumers and more than $1.1 billion in kosher food sales, the ShopRite chain is taking a new step to serve kosher consumers. More than 30 of its stores...

Queens, NY +Dead of Baby Under Inquiry+

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Queens, NY A three-week-old girl, sleeping next to her mother in their Queens home, died after the woman apparently rolled over the child in her sleep. The frantic parents called 911 after realiz...

New York, NY – CCRB Wants Police-Card Rules

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New York, NY - A watchdog groups want the NYPD to lay down some rules about the police union courtesy cards that many motorists display in hopes of beating traffic tickets. The Civilian Complaint ...

Baghdad, Iraq – Up to 150 people kidnapped from Institute

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Baghdad, Iraq - As many as 150 Shiite and Sunni men were kidnapped from an Iraqi government research institute. Gunmen wearing Iraqi police commando uniforms had a list of names and claimed to be...

Brooklyn, NY +BQE Traffic Alert+

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Brooklyn, NY +BQE Traffic Alert+ A four car motor vehicle accident with some trapped and injured on the west bound side of the Brooklyn Queens Expressway near Tillary Street exit FD and PD are on the ...

Bentonville, Ark – Wal-Mart Pulls T-Shirts with Nazi Logo

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Bentonville, Ark - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Is pulling a skull-and-crossbones T-shirt from its shelves after a blogger complained that the image was identical to a Nazi SS emblem from World War II. The ...

New York – Giuliani Takes First Step For White House

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New York - Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has taken the first step toward a possible 2008 White House bid by forming a presidential exploratory committee panel that would allow him to raise ...

Cedarhurst, NY +Pedestrian Struck+

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Cedarhurst, NY +Pedestrian Struck+ Hatzolah on the scene for a motor vehicle accident with a pedestrian that was struck on Central Avenue and Maple Avenue in front of Sabra Pizza store, Fire Departmen...

US – Kosher Market Grows By 15 Percent

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United States - Sales of kosher foods in the grew by 15 percent in the last 12 months, according to data just released.   The annual survey released in advance of the upcoming kosher food show at t...

Kiryas Joel, Monroe, NY – Very New World When Mayor Walked Into Enemy Territory

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Kiryas Joel, Monroe, NY - When Kiryas Joel Mayor Abe Wieder and his top lieutenant, Szegedin, walked into John Hall's victory party on election night, it was as though they had entered a new dimension...

Paris, France +Skyscraper Evacuated After Bomb Alert+

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Paris, France - Some 3,000 people were evacuated from the Tour Montparnasse, one of the tallest buildings in central Paris, after a bomb alert. An official from the Paris police department said a...

Washington, DC +Neteuri Karta to Protest Against Olmert

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Washington, DC - Yisroel Dovid Weiss, from Neturei Karta, will take to the streets of Washington today at Lafayette Park, leading a protest against Israeli PM Olmert.

Manchester – Jewish Old-Age Home Saved

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Manchester - After months of speculation, residents at a Jewish old age home in Manchester have been told that the home will continue to operate. In August the Greater Manchester Housing Associati...

Jerusalem, Israel +Bomb Discovered at Rosh Yeshiva’s Residence+

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Jerusalem, Israel - Police were all on the scene in Mia Shurim at the home of H'Rav R' Chaim Shlomo Lebowitz - Rosh Yeshiva of Ponovitz - for two home made pipe bombs that were found at the door.  ...

Lakewood, NJ – Details Sketchy on Police Director’s Exit

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Lakewood, NJ - The factors behind the anticipated departure of Police Director Al Peters remain shrouded as township officials work out the terms of his leaving. Meanwhile, Peters said he remains on t...

Iran – President: Israel’s Destruction Near

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Iran - Iranian President Mahoud Ahmadinejad declared today that Israel was destined to ‘disappearance and destruction’ at a council meeting with Iranian ministers. “The western powers created the...

Auschwitz-Birkenau – Plans for Beautiful Death Camps Anger Holocaust Survivors

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Auschwitz-Birkenau - Holocaust survivors are up in arms over a plan to make the memorial at the Auschitz-Birkenau death camps more aesthetic. The new director of the memorial, Dr. Piotr Cywinski,...

Maryland – Prisons To Offer Kosher Food

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Maryland - Governor Robert Erlich has approved a plan to serve kosher food in the state’s prisons to Jewish inmates requesting it. About 200 of the state’s 26,000 prisoners are Jewish. The decisi...

Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY +Pedestrian Struck+

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Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY +Pedestrian Struck+ A motor vehicle accident with a pedestrian that was struck on 58th Street and 13th Avenue, Hatzolah responding BLS and ALS