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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

New York

Just over a month after $400,000 worth of religious texts were stolen, the Seforim were returned on Friday, May 12, to a Brooklyn synagogue.

The antique sacred texts were taken on April 2 from the Borough Park synagogue. On Friday, Assemblyman Dov Hikind and Rabbi Meir Rokeach were there for the return of the 96 Seforim to their home at the Congregation Maase Rokeach on 12th Avenue and 54th Street.

Regarding the theft, Hikind said, "I can't describe to you the pain that it caused the Rabbi Rokeach. These books are so precious, and so holy, and so significant. They're irreplaceable.”

Important players in the book’s recovery was the community safety patrol Borough Park Shmira.

According to Hikind’s office, surveillance video was reviewed

A three-alarm fire broke out on Sunday night at a 19th Century synagogue on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. About 33 units, nearly 140 firefighters, responded to the fire.

The fire broke out around 7:00 p.m. at the historic Congregation Beth Hamedrash Hagadol at 60 Norfolk St., according to NBC New York.

Videos uploaded to social media showed heavy flames raging from the top of the building, which appeared to be severely damaged.

Firefighters were forced to battle the fire from the outside

New York Governor Cuomo and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie are looking for Amtrak to cede control of the major train station hub Penn Station.  Penn Station in New York City contains Amtrak, Long Island Rail Road and New Jersey Transit train lines and its trains.  It is the nation’s busiest train station but has been experiencing long travel delays and two train derailments in the last six weeks that have made commuting on those train lines a nightmare for travelers. The two Governors are

Harry Wilson is a private investor and specialist in company turnarounds.  He once ran for New York state comptroller in 2010 and even had a position on the auto-industry-crisis task force established by former President Barack Obama.  At a Queens Republican Party annual dinner last Wednesday, where he was a prominent guest, a media alert was put out naming him a “gubernatorial candidate”. This was later amended to call him, “a “possible gubernatorial candidate.”

Harry Wilson would only say

In the 2017 Presidential Election in New York State, more than 168,000 people cast their votes for President of the United States on paper ballots, as those are still currently being used.  However, those particular voters were not listed on the voter rolls….and more than 78,000 of them were discounted by the City of New York Board of Elections. However, despite there being a law requiring that these voters be notified in time during the election to dispute the Boards actions, it’s recently