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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Sunday, June 25, 2017

New York

According to a report by The Jewish Week, Agudath Israel of America is prepared to sue the City of New York if the city’s Department of Health votes to require parents of a newborn to sign a document stating they give informed consent to a mohel to perform the controversial metitzah b’peh procedure during the baby’s circumcision. The vote is scheduled to take place this Thursday.

The information came to light in an e-mail sent by Agudath Israel’s general counsel, Mordechai Biser, who wrote that his organization is searching for a New York-based law firm willing to work either pro-bono or on “a reduced rate basis” to bring “a lawsuit against the City of New York to prevent the City from issuing a regulation that would require written

After the beginning of what was expected to be a close and productive relationship, a group of Orthodox advocates for child abuse victims from their community has seemingly broken ranks with Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes. The separation came to light when the group cancelled a meeting they had scheduled with the DA to discuss recommended reforms in his office’s methods of addressing the issue.

The key points of contention between the two sides are the District Attorney’s continued

Satmar power broker Rabbi Leib Glanz has pleaded guilty to housing fraud, an act that stands in sharp contrast with his reputation as a tremendous ba’al chesed. Misdemeanor Contrasts Sharply with Rabbi’s Record of Chesed

Rabbi Leib Glanz – a well-known leader in the Satmar community greatly admired for the many favors he has extended over the years to people in need – pleaded guilty last week to having made false statements in regard to a federal housing fraud plot. The rabbi and his brother Menashe were previously charged with siphoning off $220,000 in housing subsidies from the government’s Section 8 program over a 15-year-period.

Rabbi Glanz, 54, pled

The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation is increasing to $500,000 the reward it is offering to any person or entity who can provide solid and provable information on the whereabouts of Wallenberg and his chauffeur, Vilmos Langfelder, Baruch Tenembaum and Eduardo Eurnekian, Founder and Chairman of the Foundation, announced last week.

The announcement was made at meetings of the top leaders of the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation (IRWF) with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the

Dina Wohlhendler impressed police with her savvy detective work as she caught the person who had stolen her wallet.  (Photo Credit: vosizneias.com)Boro Park Woman Tracks Down Credit Card Thief in NYC

She may consider herself a typical Orthodox Boro Park housewife, but the New York City police department is likely to think of 24-year-old Dina Wohlhendler as a potential member of its ranks following her gutsy actions last week, when she tracked down the thief who had stolen her credit card during a shopping expedition.

The incident began when Wohlhendler was busy shopping at Zara’s and suddenly realized that she could not find her wallet