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Day: August 15, 2013

The JV Endorses Charles Hynes

The contentious race for Brooklyn District Attorney in the upcoming September 10 primary elections offers voters a stark contrast – the highly experienced and accomplished incumbent, Charles “Joe” Hynes, and the largely unknown novice contender Ken Thompson. Based on a…

Met Council CEO Axed in Insurance Scam

Attorney General Opens Criminal Investigation The Jewish organizational world was stunned on Monday when the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty announced that it had fired its chief executive officer of the past two decades, William Rapfogel, due to “financial irregularities…

Livni: EU Doesn’t Determine Borders

The European Union is not the body to determine issues relating to Israel’s borders, Justice Minister Tzipi Livni said on Sunday, August 11. Livni made the comments during a meeting with German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, who met with Israeli…

Summer Rockets Shatter Calm in Eshkol

Tazpit News Agency No warning sirens were sounded as rockets fired from the Gaza Strip struck the Eshkol region of southern Israel on Wednesday night, August 7. According to area residents, while the explosions were heard, the Tzeva Adom warning…