Yaakov Relkin from Monsey, New York is a recent graduate of Newton Academy who is now earning a salary well into six figures as lead app developer for a large venture capital funded startup. Shimi Hochman, another recent graduate who runs his own thriving independent app development business, Simple Simon Apps, says “the investment I made in Newton Academy has already repaid itself many times over in the first year since I graduated.” Avi Mandelbaum had no background in computer programming, and never considered being an app developer until he heard about Newton Academy. “After graduating,” reports Avi, “I founded freelance app development shop LM Mobile with fellow graduate Eliezer Liebman. We already have quite a few ongoing projects, and a
Former NYC Councilman Simcha Felder was the first to announce a bid for the state Senate seat created as a result of the latest redistricting lines, as a ‘Super ‘Jewish’ district, on the Democratic ballot.
“I look forward, G-d willing, to the opportunity once again to serve the community and the people of New York State,” Felder said on Wednesday. “But as always, I will work with anyone and everyone who will work with this community,” Felder added.
The new district was first strongly opposed by one of the
Questioned in Tunisia on Sunday about the trustworthiness of political candidates that “run toward the Zionist lobbies to get their support in the states” but then “come to show their support for countries like Tunisia and Egypt,” Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reassured an Arab audience that these candidates don’t necessarily mean what they say.
There are “a lot of things are said in political campaigns that should not bear a lot of attention,” Clinton said, according to Fox News.
In an unprecedented display of bi-partisanship, a “Dear Colleague” letter is being circulated in the U.S. House of Representatives in support of clemency for Jonathan Pollard. Congressman Eliot Engel (D-NY) and Congressman Christopher Smith (R-NJ), both of whom are veteran members of the House of Representatives, are soliciting signatures on a letter to President Obama, which urges the President to commute Pollard’s sentence to time served.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has voiced his support for a city ban preventing religious institutions from holding services in public schools, sources have reported. The mayor championed the ban, which evicted a number of congregations from their long-held public sanctuaries on Sunday, as emblematic of the constitutional outlook on religion, church and state.
“I’ve always thought that one of the great things about America is that we keep a separation between church and state,” explained Bloomberg, “