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Predators Shielded as NY Senate GOP Nixes the Child Victims Act; Cuomo Meets with Adult Survivors

Predators Shielded as NY Senate GOP Nixes the Child Victims Act; Cuomo Meets with Adult Survivors

Adult survivors of child sex abuse and molestation were bitterly disappointed on Monday, when State Senate Republicans voted against legislation that would reform the statute of limitations on how much time victims have to file charges against their ...

Boro Park Man Pleads Not Guilty to Bribery Charges in Growing NYPD Corruption Case

Boro Park Man Pleads Not Guilty to Bribery Charges in Growing NYPD Corruption Case

For the first time, on Thursday, May 19, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton revealed that th...

Satmar Leaders Who Drowned in Florida Laid to Rest in Kiryas Joel

Satmar Leaders Who Drowned in Florida Laid to Rest in Kiryas Joel

Hundreds of grief stricken mourners gathered last Wednesday morning in the Williamsburg se...

Feds & DA Investigate DeBlasio Admin on Shady $52M Deal to Convert Library to Condos

Feds & DA Investigate DeBlasio Admin on Shady $52M Deal to Convert Library to Condos

Federal prosecutors along with the city’s district attorney have launched a joint probe of...

Condos & Islamic Museum to be Built on Failed “Ground Zero Mosque” Site

Condos & Islamic Museum to be Built on Failed “Ground Zero Mosque” Site

On Wednesday, May 18, the developer of the failed Ground Zero Mosque and his banking partn...

 

Bi-Annual Judaica Auction Featuring Rare Jewish Collectibles from 19th Century Belgium Grand Rabbi Henri Loeb and Dr. Stephen Oppenheimer, Optometrist to the Stars

J. Greenstein & Co. to Feature Rare European Judaica Pieces Significant to Jewish History and Observance

NEW YORK, NY, May 1 st , 2016 – On May 17 th , 2016, J. Greenstein...

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2nd Annual NYC Kulturfest Unfolds in the Big Apple from June 6 to August 29

2nd Annual NYC Kulturfest Unfolds in the Big Apple from June 6 to August 29

Folksbiene Presents World’s Largest Festival of Jewish Performing Arts — Spanning Music, Theatre, Dance, Film and Social Engagement

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene...

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Volkswagen Pumps $300 Million into Gett

Volkswagen Pumps $300 Million into Gett

VW's strategic investment in Israeli ride-hailing app comes on heels of Toyota's investment in Uber, General Motors outlay into Lyft.

Auto giant Volkswagen has announced a...

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Should the U.S. Build an 'ISIS Wall'?

Should the U.S. Build an 'ISIS Wall'?

Of all the reasons a majority of Americans support the plan of businessman and U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump to "build a wall" along the U.S.-Mexico border, pe...

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36 Groups Demand Action at UC Irvine After Threatening Protest

36 Groups Demand Action at UC Irvine After Threatening Protest

Call on UCI Chancellor to Implement Recently Passed Regents Statement on Anti-Semitism

In light of the pervasive anti-Semitism allowed to fester at the University of Calif...

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Fully Integrated EMS is Inaugurated at Israel Psychotrauma Unit

Fully Integrated EMS is Inaugurated at Israel Psychotrauma Unit

Unit aims to complement EMTs in the field by providing psychological first aid at the scene of traumatic incidents

United Hatzalah held a graduation and inauguration cerem...

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What Caused the Downing of Egypt Air Flight 804?

What Caused the Downing of Egypt Air Flight 804?

The tragedy bears the hallmark of Islamic terror.

On Wednesday at 11:09 p.m. (5:09 p.m. ET) Egypt Air Flight 804 took off from Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport to its dest...

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Where’s a Pro-Israel Democrat Presidential Candidate?

Where’s a Pro-Israel Democrat Presidential Candidate?

We'll not beat around the bush. We'll give it to you straight: The Democrat leadership, the top of the heap, those who trumpet out the marching orders to their zombie-lik...

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Steven Spielberg at Harvard: Anti-Semitism is Not Fading

Steven Spielberg at Harvard: Anti-Semitism is Not Fading

Speaking at Harvard University's commencement, filmmaker tells of being bullied as a child for being Jewish, warns of rising anti-Semitism.

Speaking at Harvard University’...

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Bronx Man Arrested for Trying to Join ISIS in Syria

Bronx Man Arrested for Trying to Join ISIS in Syria

On Tuesday, May 24, a 22-year-old Bronx man FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force on charges of providing material support to ISIS and passport fraud.

According to a criminal c...

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Only Fitting de Blasio Could be Taken Down by Trash Bags

Only Fitting de Blasio Could be Taken Down by Trash Bags

As metaphors go, it would be hard to top this one: Garbage bags could help bring down the de Blasio administration.

Yes, garbage bags. How perfectly fitting.

Of the many re...

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Parshas Bechukosai - The Special Value of the Jews

Parshas Bechukosai - The Special Value of the Jews

1. The Special Standard to Which a Jew is Held

The Torah states, “If your brother becomes impoverished and his means falter in your proximity, you shall strengthen him – p...

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As New Government Convenes, Herzog Laments Netanyahu’s ‘Slammed Door’

As New Government Convenes, Herzog Laments Netanyahu’s ‘Slammed Door’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Opposition Leader Isaac Herzog, Chairman of the Zionist Union faction, traded pointed remarks regarding the prospects of a unity gov...

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Travel Reminders - Who Really Owns YOUR Credit Card Miles & Points? – Part II

Travel Reminders - Who Really Owns YOUR Credit Card Miles & Points? – Part II

In our last column, we mentioned that a rabbi who had sued Northwest claiming their forfeiture of his mileage account and elite status was illegal, lost his case due to t...

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Another Democrat's Willful Blindness Toward CAIR

Another Democrat's Willful Blindness Toward CAIR

According to U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is known "to have ties to terrorism," and cutting off contact with the Islamist g...

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Chelsea Soccer Team Has No Fears about Playing In Israel: Coach

Chelsea Soccer Team Has No Fears about Playing In Israel: Coach

Chelsea soccer coach Jose Mourinho told reporters Monday, November 23, that his team had no concerns over travelling to Israel for Tuesday's Champions League match agains...

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Traveling to NYC??? Enjoy the 3rd Annual “Night at the Museums” on June 21

Traveling to NYC??? Enjoy the 3rd Annual “Night at the Museums” on June 21

The Downtown Culturals Group presents the third annual Night at the Museums, bringing visitors and locals of Lower Manhattan unique experiences at 15 of the area’s most d...

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New or Forthcoming Books on the Supreme Court

New or Forthcoming Books on the Supreme Court

If you are a Supreme Court watcher, several new or forthcoming books will be of special interest to you. Coming next month will be a book (his ninth) by Justice Stephen B...

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South Florida Village is the First to Pass Anti-BDS Ordinance

South Florida Village is the First to Pass Anti-BDS Ordinance

After two public readings, the Village Council of Bal Harbour unanimously passed an ordinance prohibiting the Village from contracting with any business unless the contra...

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Why Dairy on Shavuot?

Why Dairy on Shavuot?

Seven fascinating reasons for this popular custom.

Ahhh... the sumptuous delight of blintzes and cheesecake. Eating a dairy meal on Shavuot has become an enduring traditio...

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J Street Was Paid by Obama Administration to Promote Iran Deal

J Street Was Paid by Obama Administration to Promote Iran Deal

Liberal Jewish group received $576,000 to advocate for Iran nuclear deal, belying its 'pro-Israel' pretensions.

J Street received more than half a million dollars to advoc...

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