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The Jewish Press
Albert Klass, A”Hmasked a sharp business acumen. From the beginning he shared his bother’s keen
Albert Klass, A”H
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
masked a sharp business acumen. From the beginning he shared his bother’s keen insight concerning the need in America’s Orthodox Jewish community in the latter decades of the 20th century for an authentically Jewish, English-language newspaper –... Read more
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The Forward
Zev Brenner, Jewish Radio Host, Gets Probation for Tax EvasionJudge Marilyn Go told Brenner in court, according to the News. Brenner’s radio
Zev Brenner, Jewish Radio Host, Gets Probation for Tax Evasion
The Forward / Posted 2 days ago
Judge Marilyn Go told Brenner in court, according to the News. Brenner’s radio show often airs issues of importance to the Orthodox Jewish community, of which he is a member. In March, the Journal News reported that Brenner’s show was used by... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
3 NYPD officials, 2 others arrested in federal corruption probe: sourceofficers, and the alleged acceptance of gifts from two politically connected bu
3 NYPD officials, 2 others arrested in federal corruption probe: source
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 4 days ago
officers, and the alleged acceptance of gifts from two politically connected businessmen and members of the Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community, according to the AP. “We don’t believe based on what we know so far that this is deep systemic... Read more
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The Forward
WATCH: Hoverboard Brawl Arrests Anger Williamsburg Satmar ActivistsBrooklyn grocery store has led to three assault charges and a wave of anger fro
WATCH: Hoverboard Brawl Arrests Anger Williamsburg Satmar Activists
The Forward / Posted 7 days ago
Brooklyn grocery store has led to three assault charges and a wave of anger from some activists in the neighborhood’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish community. According to the local news site DNAinfo , the June 9 fight started when the Hasidic managers of... Read more
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New Haven Independent
New Top WEB Cop Comes Full Circleincludes large single-family homes on Colony Road and the densely populated mul
New Top WEB Cop Comes Full Circle
New Haven Independent / Posted 11 days ago
includes large single-family homes on Colony Road and the densely populated multi-family units on Goffe Terrace, with an Orthodox Jewish community smack in the center of it all. In his first month as the district’s manager, Wolcheski has been... Read more
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New York Post
Meet the cooperator who brought down a union bossand other places in 2013 and 2014, according to the complaint. Rechnitz and Je
Meet the cooperator who brought down a union boss
New York Post / Posted 16 days ago
and other places in 2013 and 2014, according to the complaint. Rechnitz and Jeremy Reichberg, a prominent member of the Orthodox Jewish community in Borough Park, Brooklyn, have been at the center of a NYPD corruption scandal and mayoral... Read more
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Perth Now
‘This is a right for these women’modesty. The popular recreational centre in New York City’s thriving neighbour
‘This is a right for these women’
Perth Now / Posted 17 days ago
modesty. The popular recreational centre in New York City’s thriving neighbourhood, just a few blocks from a predominantly Orthodox Jewish community, has kept women-only pool hours since the 1990s. But the practice only came to the attention of the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
‘This is a right for these women’modesty. The popular recreational centre in New York City’s thriving neighbour
‘This is a right for these women’
Adelaide Now / Posted 17 days ago
modesty. The popular recreational centre in New York City’s thriving neighbourhood, just a few blocks from a predominantly Orthodox Jewish community, has kept women-only pool hours since the 1990s. But the practice only came to the attention of the... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Groups lobby to block extension on statute of limitations for suing child abusersin Albany have blocked the bill. The Catholic Church as well as other religiou
Groups lobby to block extension on statute of limitations for suing child abusers
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 18 days ago
in Albany have blocked the bill. The Catholic Church as well as other religious groups (including some members of the Orthodox Jewish community) are against the bill, claiming that if it is passed it would put these religious groups in... Read more
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The Forward
New York Times Rails Against Hasidic Single-Sex Swimming at Public Poolsthe wishes of women in the Muslim community are accommodated, why is it a probl
New York Times Rails Against Hasidic Single-Sex Swimming at Public Pools
The Forward / Posted 19 days ago
the wishes of women in the Muslim community are accommodated, why is it a problem when the same is granted to women in the Orthodox Jewish community?” the council asked. In Tablet Magazine , Yair Rosenberg pointed to examples in St. Paul,... Read more
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JTA
Separate swim periods for women pit New York Times against city’s Orthodoxthe wishes of women in the Muslim community are accommodated, why is it a probl
Separate swim periods for women pit New York Times against city’s Orthodox
JTA / Posted 21 days ago
the wishes of women in the Muslim community are accommodated, why is it a problem when the same is granted to women in the Orthodox Jewish community?” the council asked. In Tablet Magazine, Yair Rosenberg pointed to examples in St. Paul,... Read more
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NJ.com
Christie administration can't give $11M to religious schools, court rulesamount for a private institution. The head of the school, Rabbi Aaron Kotler,
Christie administration can't give $11M to religious schools, court rules
NJ.com / Posted 29 days ago
amount for a private institution. The head of the school, Rabbi Aaron Kotler, is an influential leader in Lakewood's large orthodox Jewish community and traveled with Christie to Israel in 2012. After supporting Christie's challenger in 2009,... Read more
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The Jewish Press
67 Deaths In Eight Months: Groups Battle Surge in Substance Abuse in Orthodox Communityto 67. Amudim reported the statistics as 21 suicides, 41 drug overdoses and 5
67 Deaths In Eight Months: Groups Battle Surge in Substance Abuse in Orthodox Community
The Jewish Press / Posted 29 days ago
to 67. Amudim reported the statistics as 21 suicides, 41 drug overdoses and 5 alcohol related deaths in member of the Orthodox Jewish community, ages 35 and under, in the tri-state area When he first founded Amudim two years ago, there were... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Tsimhoni custody case entangles judge, investigator, Israeli consulHis ex-wife's efforts to regain custody of the children have attracted vocal su
Tsimhoni custody case entangles judge, investigator, Israeli consul
Detroit Free Press / Posted a month ago
His ex-wife's efforts to regain custody of the children have attracted vocal support in Southeast Michigan's close-knit Orthodox Jewish community. Later in her deposition, Lichterman reasserted her conviction that Fischer was seeking to... Read more
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examiner.com
IFP announces narrative selections for 2016 Filmmaker LabProducer), Amanda Griffin (Editor). Los Angeles, CA. UNTITLED HASIDIC FILMGive
IFP announces narrative selections for 2016 Filmmaker Lab
examiner.com / Posted 1 months ago
Producer), Amanda Griffin (Editor). Los Angeles, CA. UNTITLED HASIDIC FILMGiven unprecedented access to New York's Orthodox Jewish community, the film is a story of faith and fatherhood - performed entirely in Yiddish. Joshua Z Weinstein... Read more
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Variety
Independent Filmmaker Project Selects 10 Projectsproducer), Amanda Griffin (editor). Los Angeles. “Untitled Hasidic Film”: Give
Independent Filmmaker Project Selects 10 Projects
Variety / Posted 1 months ago
producer), Amanda Griffin (editor). Los Angeles. “Untitled Hasidic Film”: Given unprecedented access to New York’s Orthodox Jewish community, the film is a story of faith and fatherhood – performed entirely in Yiddish. Joshua Z Weinstein... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Why sex abuse charges against a Toronto Jewish teacher took 20 years to reach courtallegation that Mr. Schacter was a sexual predator was not new to police and ce
Why sex abuse charges against a Toronto Jewish teacher took 20 years to reach court
The Globe and Mail / Posted 1 months ago
allegation that Mr. Schacter was a sexual predator was not new to police and certainly not to many in Toronto’s Orthodox Jewish community. According to documents obtained by The Globe and Mail and interviews with community members, Mr.... Read more

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