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Posts Tagged: brooklyn

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...

October 28, 2013 4:35 pm
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Rocker Lou Reed’s Judaism Central to His Identity, Misfit and All (VIDEO)

Rock and roll iconoclast Lou Reed died Sunday, aged 71, of an undisclosed cause, and while many of the obituaries dedicated to him have...

Culture

Members of India’s ‘Lost Tribe’ of Jews Visit Auschwitz for the First Time

JNS.org - Members of India’s so-called “lost tribe” of Jews visited Auschwitz...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Europe Police Reveal Which Nations ISIS Could Target Next

The Islamic State group is likely to carry out new attacks in the European Union in the near future, probably targeting countries that are members of the US-led coalition fighting...

Israel

Jewish Agency, Boston Philanthropies Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims

JNS.org - The heads of the Jewish Agency and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires. “In these trying times, the...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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