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Posts Tagged: brooklyn

December 16, 2016 4:28 pm
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Ex-World Champion Boxer Rabbi Yuri Foreman Will Seek to Regain Title in Miami Bout Next Month

Former world champion boxer and ordained Orthodox Rabbi Yuri Foreman will seek to regain the junior middleweight title by taking on Erislandy Lara in a...

March 22, 2016 8:41 am
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The New York Times’ Obsession With Female Jewish Modesty

Is the New York Times obsessed with tznius -- Jewish modesty? It sure looks like it. How else to explain the paper’s decision to devote column...

December 29, 2015 8:32 pm
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NYPD Searching for Assailants Caught on Camera Beating, Robbing Brooklyn Jew (VIDEO)

New York City police are searching for two suspects in the brutal assault and robbery of a Brooklyn Jewish man, the New York Daily News reported on...

December 6, 2015 7:36 pm
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Rabbi Yuri Foreman Pulls Unanimous Eight-Round Decision Win After Two-Year Hiatus

Former WBA middleweight champion and Brooklynite Yuri Foreman, a recently ordained Orthodox Jewish rabbi, pulled a unanimous eight-round decision comeback win against Washington DC's Lenwood Dozier this weekend. Judges...

November 4, 2015 12:11 pm
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Brooklyn Jewish Man Attacked by Assailant Yelling ‘I am Tired of the Jews’

Another Jewish man was assaulted while being subject to antisemitic insults on Wednesday morning in Crown Heights, Brooklyn just hours after an off-duty volunteer for the Hatzalah EMS service was...

August 27, 2015 7:51 pm
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New York Assemblyman Vows to Send Rep Nadler a ‘Teddy Bear’ After Complaints of Verbal Abuse Over Iran Deal

Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind chided New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler's response to some of the criticism the Democratic lawmaker has received since coming out in favor of the...

August 7, 2015 7:44 am
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Crown Heights Synagogues Mobilize in Grassroots Campaign to Swing Rep Clarke Against Iran Deal

Grassroots Jewish activists in Brooklyn have launched an extensive campaign to pressure local Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY) to come out in opposition to the Iran nuclear deal,...

May 11, 2015 2:22 pm
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Borough Park Jews Blamed for Failure of Anti-Israel Park Slope Coop Boycott

Activists in favor of boycotting Israeli products at the Park Slope Food Coop lamented in an article the strong showing of Borough Park residents among...

March 10, 2015 4:56 pm
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Expert Urges Synagogues to Reassess Security Following Surveillance Scare

A leading security expert has strongly urged all synagogues to invest in security training following reports of suspicious activity at Brooklyn synagogues. "Synagogues and other Jewish...

June 12, 2014 7:08 pm
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EXCLUSIVE: 800 Rabbis of Rabbinical Alliance of America Issue Ruling Against BDS, Cite Talmud, Maimonides

The Rabbinical Alliance of America, Igud Harabanim, in a ruling citing sections of the Talmud, ruled that the movement to boycott, divest and sanction Israel...

May 5, 2014 1:20 pm
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ADL Praises Arrest of Former NYPD Cop for Anti-Semitic Vandalism in Brooklyn

The Anti-Defamation League on Sunday praised the New York City Police Department for arresting a former officer for anti-Semitic hate crimes. Former NYPD officer Michael Setiawan,...

March 20, 2014 12:44 am
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Israeli Flag Burned in Williamsburg, New York on Purim (VIDEO)

Satmar Chasidic Jews burned an Israeli flag in a street demonstration in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, during the Jewish celebration of Purim at the weekend. Footage of the...

November 22, 2013 2:27 pm
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Arrests Made as Jewish Communities Step Up Security Over Violent ‘Knockout Game’

Vigilance paid off Thursday night when four perpetrators of the "Knockout Game" were apprehended in Borough Park, Brooklyn. The twisted Knockout Game consists of gangs seeking...

November 13, 2013 3:26 pm
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Jewish Pugilist Foreman Scores First Round Knockout Win, Continuing Stellar Comeback (VIDEO)

Jewish boxer Yuri Foreman scored a stunning first-round knockout victory Tuesday night at a bout in Hollywood, Florida, continuing a stellar comeback that has seen...

Features

IDF Prepares for New High-Tech Home in Southern Israel’s ‘Silicon Wadi’

JNS.org - The IDF is gearing up for a major relocation to southern Israel,...

Longtime Supporters of Peace Process: Abbas Is Disqualified as Negotiating Partner

JNS.org - Some prominent Jewish proponents of the decades-long peace process between Israel and...

Israel’s Wine Industry Grows Better With Age

JNS.org - Israeli winemakers say that, just like the beverage they produce, their industry is growing better with age. More than...

World

French Jewish Representatives Demand ‘Zero Tolerance’ for Antis...

The representative body of Jews in France has called on the government to take "all necessary measures" to deter further antisemitic...

Israel

Israeli PM Netanyahu Welcomes ‘Great Friend of Israel’ US Vice ...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warmly welcomed the arrival in Israel on Sunday of US Vice President Mike Pence. "This evening...

Middle East

Jordan’s King Tells Pence US Must Rebuild Trust After Jerusalem Decis...

Jordan's King Abdullah told US Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday he looked to Washington to rebuild "trust and confidence"...

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