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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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JCC Manhattan’s 4th Annual Israel Film Center Festival to Present Special Guests

JCC Manhattan’s 4th Annual Israel Film Center Festival to Present Special Guests

Events to include Spotlight on Israeli Television, Family-Friendly Films and Tribute to Ronit Elkabetz with guests to feature actors directors, and producers including Na...

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Apple Investment in China Raising Security Questions

Apple Investment in China Raising Security Questions

Company spending $1 billion on ride-hailing app linked to government

The U.S. technology company Apple, Inc. is spending $1 billion in China on a ride-hailing application,...

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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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The Jewish Education Project Celebrates Leaders in Jewish Education

The Jewish Education Project Celebrates Leaders in Jewish Education

At their annual Celebration on Monday, May 9th, with more than 350 guests in attendance, The Jewish Education Project honored Louise Chazen Banon and Dr. Mark Ramer, than...

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Virtual Lifeline Between Psychiatrists and Their Patients

Virtual Lifeline Between Psychiatrists and Their Patients

Lifegraph app alerts the patient, caregiver and doctor to behavioral changes so that quick action can be taken to avoid hospitalization

One in five Americans suffers from ...

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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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The New York Times: News Fit to Print Is Not Always Fit to Believe

The New York Times: News Fit to Print Is Not Always Fit to Believe

A recent edition of the Sunday New York Times had as its front page screaming headline: "Crossing the Line: How Donald Trump Behaved With Women in Private!" This media gi...

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Morley Safer, '60 Minutes' Correspondent, dies at 84

Morley Safer, '60 Minutes' Correspondent, dies at 84

Morley Safer, a "60 Minutes" correspondent for 46 years, dies one week after announcing retirement.

Morley Safer, a "60 Minutes" correspondent for 46 years who as a report...

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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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Donald, Hillary and the Bernie Factor

Donald, Hillary and the Bernie Factor

Among the abundant ironies of this election cycle, there is this: We are now in the eighth year of the most liberal administration since Lyndon Johnson’s. The primary ele...

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Parshat Behar - Difficulties, Faith and the Mountain

Parshat Behar - Difficulties, Faith and the Mountain

We all face difficulties. In fact we always face difficulties. Is there anyone out there in cyberspace reading this who can claim they have not a single difficulty in the...

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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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Islamophobia Forum Features Panelists Linked to Terror and Bigotry

Islamophobia Forum Features Panelists Linked to Terror and Bigotry

Event speaker claims homosexuals caused 2004 Indonesian tsunami

This month, the Muslim Students Association (MSA) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) will be sponsoring a...

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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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Remembering the Six-Day War: A Fact Sheet

Remembering the Six-Day War: A Fact Sheet

Why are we talking today about the West Bank and the "Palestinian question"? How did Israel get into this situation where it is reviled as an "occupier" and accused of a ...

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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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Israel’s All Fired Up for Lag BaOmer Festivities

Israel’s All Fired Up for Lag BaOmer Festivities

Parades, bonfires and special events, with a focus on children

Lag BaOmer is a day of rejoicing and celebration for Jews around the world. But in Israel there is a special...

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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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