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Sephardic Community Responds with Chesed and Determination to Hurricane Sandy

This Monday marks four weeks – four weeks since Hurricane Sandy came in, spent a couple of days with us and disrupted our lives,...

Alleged Killer of Brooklyn Store Owners Indicted on Six Murder Counts

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes has announced the First-Degree Murder indictment of Salvatore Perrone, for shooting three clothing store-owners with the same...

Intensified Search for ‘Serial Killer’ in Brooklyn

Authorities are searching for a possible serial killer who has gunned down three Brooklyn business owners since the summer; all of the victims were...

Anti- and Pro-Israel Demonstrators Square Off at NY’s Israeli Consulate

As the war between Hamas terrorist forces in Gaza and the sovereign state of Israel escalated last week, the tensions of the Middle East...

ADL Honors Chinese Rescuers of Jews in WWII

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) posthumously honored Dr. Feng Shan Ho, a Chinese diplomat who issued thousands of visas to Jewish refugees during World War...

Jewish Cemetery in Lodz Vandalized

Unknown perpetrators vandalized around 20 graves at a historic Jewish cemetery in the central Polish city of Lodz, police said Tuesday Unknown perpetrators vandalized...

Israeli Embassy in Denmark Attacked, Vandalized

Anti-Israel demonstrators gathered outside the Israeli embassy in Denmark, throwing fireworks and spraying the embassy walls with graffiti. Anti-Israel demonstrators gathered outside of the...

Brooklyn Jewish Xperience Continues its Successful Outreach Events

Brooklyn Jewish Xperience (BJX), Brooklyn’s premier kiruv organization, works tirelessly, day and night, arranging learning programs, lectures, mentoring and inspiration for Brooklyn’s non-observant and...

Misaskim Commemorates Opening of New Garage in Williamsburg

This past Thursday, Misaskim volunteers in Williamsburg participated in a momentous event - the opening of the organization’s new garage. The Williamsburg division of...

New Moscow Museum Highlights History of Russian Jewish Life

The Russian Jewish Museum and the Center of Tolerance – a high-tech, state-of-the-art showplace highlighting the history of Jewish life in Russia – opened...

500 Rabbis Call for Release of Jailed US Contractor Alan Gross

The wife of jailed American contractor Alan Gross and 500 rabbis from around the world continue to appeal to Havana on his behalf. The...

Iran Attacks Unarmed US Drone in International Airspace

According to Pentagon sources, an unprecedented Iranian attack aircraft fired at least twice at an unarmed U.S. drone conducting routine surveillance in international airspace...

Syrian Rebels Target Assad Palace

Syrian rebels made a new push into Damascus Wednesday, clashing heavily with troops in the rebellious suburbs of the capital and firing mortars at...

Carter Supports Christian Leaders’ Anti-Israel Letter

Former United States President – and persistent purveyor of harsh criticism against Israel – this past week expressed his unambiguous support for a letter...

Turkey Puts Four Israelis on Trial in Absentia

A trial began in Turkey on Tuesday against four Israeli military commanders accused of leading a raid on the high seas against a Gaza-bound...

Syria Civil War Escalating Into Regional Fighting

Fears that Syria’s civil war will drag in other countries are on the verge of coalescing into a dangerous reality, as the violence between...

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