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NETZARIM, Palestinians Take Over Jewish Settlements And Smash Up Gaza Synagogue

September 11, 2005 at 10:53 PM
NETZARIM, Gaza Strip -- Palestinian police stood by helplessly as crowds of Palestinian triumphant youths smashed the windows of a synagogue in a former Jewish settlement and tried to set on fire another empty synagogue and a Jewish seminary. Hamas gunmen raised their Islamic militant and the Islamic Jihad flags over the ransacked synagogue. Report: Hamas commander went to pray in one Gaza...

Borough Park +Barricaded Perp+

September 11, 2005 at 10:00 PM
Borough Park +Barricaded Perp+ Boro Park Shomrim Potral and NYPD on scene at 5616 New Utrecht Ave requesting ESU for a barricaded perp armed with a knife and wanted for a robbery. After being approached by BBSP and holding up the knife to one of the members refusing to put it down...

B.Q.E. +Traffic Alert+

September 11, 2005 at 05:44 PM
B.Q.E. +Traffic Alert+ Westbound B.Q.E. entrance to Williamsburg Bridge are all lanes closed due to a car fire, FD on the scene operating...

Queens +Belt Parkway MVA+

September 11, 2005 at 04:26 PM
Queens +Belt Parkway MVA+ Eastbound Belt Parkway and the Cross Bay Blvd. an MVA with an overturned vehicle, all occupants are out, ESU and Hatzolah are on the scene requesting ALS with a rush...

Brooklyn Bridge +Traffic Advisory+

September 11, 2005 at 11:59 AM
Brooklyn Bridge +Traffic Advisory+ Brooklyn Bridge one lane closed in each direction due to activity of the NYPD, expect delays...

Independence Party Seeks To Remove Member

September 11, 2005 at 10:20 AM
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The state Independence Party is trying to remove an executive committee member who is accused of saying Jews "function as mass murderers of people of color." Letters were sent to county chairmen asking them to recall Lenora Fulani at a Sept. 18 meeting in Albany. They also are being asked to remove five of her supporters. Her remarks have created an awkward situation for New...

Baton Rouge. – Katrina Leaves 25 Sacred Torahs Untouched.

September 11, 2005 at 08:23 AM
Baton Rouge. - The Jewish synagogues of New Orleans and Jefferson Parish, has rescued its 25 Torah scrolls. A group of about 13 volunteers from both Baton Rouge synagogues and the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans traveled in a six-car caravan for the recovery effort. None of the torahs, including those that had survived the Holocaust, were damaged or destroyed. Damage to the synagogues...

Lakewood’s placement of special ed students demonstrates no bias

September 11, 2005 at 02:48 AM
To the contrary it's alarming how the ACLU and the state department of NJ somehow know and recorded that the children at SCHI are "Chasidic" and "Jewish" when state and federal law and regulations prohibit the recording of a child's religion in a student's record...

Far Rockaway +Hate Crimes+

September 11, 2005 at 02:01 AM
Far Rockaway - Police have been keeping an eye on Beach Fourth Street, which has become a flashpoint of tensions. The ongoing disputes, some in the neighborhood say, reflects growing resentment as the Orthodox Jewish community north of Seagirt Boulevard expands south, the new residents building large homes in a bungalow community that has remained unchanged for decades.The NYPD's Hate Crimes Task...

Brooklyn Heights, The Pushcart That God Blessed

September 11, 2005 at 01:38 AM
Brooklyn Heights, Over the past few years, dining options dwindled in the area and several kosher restaurants in the neighborhood closed because they could no longer afford to pay their rising rents, leaving local Chasidim with few places to eat.Brauch Yehuda Ganz, decided therefor to open a kosher pushcart: Rabbi Shmiel Berger of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, inspects the cart regularly to verify that...

Political Showdown In MonDroe In Upcoming Primary

September 11, 2005 at 01:10 AM
MonDroe -- The Town of MonDroe incumbent board members are counting on Kiryas Yoel for there bloc vote. The Village of Kiryas Yoel, has two large voting blocs and such high turnout that its citizens returned all current board members to office despite heavy opposition elsewhere. The larger, establishment bloc will support the incumbents in the Republican primary, guaranteeing them well over 2,000...
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