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Saint Louis, MO +Serious MVA with Rabbi’s Family After Chol Hamoed Trip+

October 12, 2006 at 08:02 PM
Saint Louis, MO - A serious motor vehicle accident when a oncoming truck hit the vehicle of a prominent rabbi and his family on there way back from a Chol Hamoed trip to a farm north of the city, the vehicle rolled over numerous times.The accident involved the family of the Rabbi of Shaari Chessed synagogue in St. Louis where he he has been the Director of Aish HaTorah in St. Louis for over 20...

Columbus, OH – Can’t Find A Job? Got An Idea!

October 12, 2006 at 06:10 PM
Columbus, OH - A man in Columbus robbed a bank, then handed over the money to a guard and waited for police to come and arrest him. The perp handed the teller a note demanding cash in an envelope. The teller gave him four $20 bills and pushed a silent alarm. At that time the perp walked over to the security guard standing in the lobby and handed him the money and told him it is your day to be a...

Kiryas Joel, Monroe, NY +Child Struck+

October 12, 2006 at 05:56 PM
Kiryas Joel, Monroe, NY +Child Struck+ A motor vehicle accident with a child that was struck in front of 11 Meron Drive, Hatzolah on the scene requesting ALS with a rush. ...

New York – Legislators Target Religious Vandalism

October 12, 2006 at 05:25 PM
New York - Two state legislators are pushing to make vandals pay a heftier price for desecrating holy ground. State Assemblyman George Latimer, D-Rye, and state Sen. Jeffrey Klein, D-Bronx, are proposing a law to increase the criminal penalties for vandals who steal from or vandalize houses of worship and other religious institutions. ...

Rancho Mirage, CA – Former President Ford hospitalized

October 12, 2006 at 04:46 PM
Rancho Mirage, CA - Former President Gerald Ford has been hospitalized for medical tests. Ford's chief of staff Penny Circle said that the 93-year-old is doing well at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage. This summer, Ford had heart procedures at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, then returned to his Rancho Mirage home. ...

Israel – Russian Immigrant Files Lawsuit for Being Denied Job Because She’s Not Jewish

October 12, 2006 at 02:11 PM
Israel - A 30-year-old single parent woman from the town of Ma'alot in northern Israel, who immigrated to Israel from the former Soviet Union, has filed a NIS 100,000 compensation lawsuit in Court against the Supersol retail marketing chain, on grounds of "racial discrimination." The woman was referred by the Employment Bureau to a Supersol-Deal branch in Ma'alot, where she was told by the...

West Nyack, NY – Palisades Center Mall Employee Charged with Skimming Store Receipts

October 12, 2006 at 01:00 PM
West Nyack, NY - A 21-year-old Tuxedo man, who was an employee at Dave and Buster in the Palisades Center Mall, has been charged with stealing from the company. Clarkstown Police alleged that between September 3 and October 8, Christian Vogeler of Tuxedo allegedly discounted patrons’ receipts and kept the money totaling some $700, for himself. Vogeler was charged with 29 felony counts of...

Bondi, Sydney, Australia – Kashrus Authority Taking Action Against Unreliable Kusher Butcher

October 12, 2006 at 12:47 PM
Bondi, Sydney, Australia - A kosher butcher that exports meat to Sydney claims the Kashrus Authority of Western Australia (KAWA) and the Kashrus Authority (KA) are driving him out of business. However, KAWA accuses the butcher of cutting corners by not hiring a mashgiach to oversee packaging of the meat it sends to its Sydney subsidiary, Healthy and Kosher, on Bondi Road. KAWA and the KA...

Brooklyn, NY +Williamsburg Bridge Traffic Alert+

October 12, 2006 at 12:22 PM
Brooklyn, NY +Williamsburg Bridge Traffic Alert+ Due to Fire Department activity on the Manhattan side of the Williamsburg Bridge on Delancy Street and Clinton Street, they are leaving some lanes closed coming off the bridge which is causing major traffic delays on the Manhattan bound of the bridge on the inner and outer roadways. Use the Manhattan or Brooklyn Bridges ...

Geneva, Switzerland – Cemetery Law Requires Jews and Muslims to be Buried in Public Burials, To Build Tolerance

October 12, 2006 at 12:04 PM
Geneva, Switzerland - Jews in Geneva want private religious burials. They are pressing to change a cemetery law in the city that requires Jews, Muslims and all people to be buried in public ceremonies as part of efforts to build tolerance. The Jewish community has long gotten around the issue by burying their dead in a cemetery that has an entryway in Switzerland and graves in France, but...

Dix Hills, NY – Student Killed in Shabbas Crash Mourned

October 12, 2006 at 11:16 AM
Dix Hills, NY - During Jeffrey Spiegel's funeral, Rabbi Marc Gellman picked up a battered Machzor. "It is broken and etched with tire marks," he said sadly. The machzor, a prayer book for the recent Jewish holidays, was lying next to Spiegel's car early Saturday morning. It was the first identification police found of the 17 year-old senior from Half Hollow Hills High School West, who died...

Baku, Azerbaijan – Jewish Community Upset over Anti-Semitic Graffiti

October 12, 2006 at 11:11 AM
Baku, Azerbaijan - The Jewish community in Baku is disturbed over anti-semitic graffiti that was spray-painted on several buildings in the area. Evda Abramov, the only Jewish member of the Azeri Parliament, said that the graffiti could have been inspired by Iranian special services, who is Azerbaijan’s southern neighbor and major trade partner, and they are believed to be irritated by...

London +Man Admits to US and UK Terror Bomb Plot+

October 12, 2006 at 10:42 AM
London +Man Admits to US and UK Terror Bomb Plot+ A British man pleads guilty at a London court to conspiring to murder people in a series of terror attacks in the UK and US. and plotting to bomb financial landmarks in Washington, Newark, N.J., and New York. ...

Brooklyn, NY +Jumper Up Manhattan Bridge+

October 12, 2006 at 08:08 AM
Brooklyn, NY +Jumper Up Manhattan Bridge+ NYPD of the 84th Pct, ESU, Harbor and Aviation with a jumper up on the bridge walkway, vehicle traffic and transit has been shut down. U/D: 08:16 NYPD ESU Adam-8 has EDP in custody still requesting all power to be shut down so they could walk him back over the tracks, also requesting EMS to respond. ...

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