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Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY +Children Molested+

October 4, 2006 at 09:26 PM
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY +Children Molested+ NYPD of the 90th Pct and Williamsburg Shomrim Patrol are canvasing the area for a black SUV with driver side damage to the vehicle, perp driving the vehicle is an Hispanic male 35-years-old and he is wanted for attempting to molest two girls ages 7 and 9 on Ross Street between Bedford and Lee Avenue's. Vehicle was last seen on Lee Avenue and...

Manhattan, NY +GW Bridge Traffic Alert+

October 4, 2006 at 08:26 PM
Manhattan, NY +GW Bridge Traffic Alert+ A motor vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer on the upper level of the George Washington Bridge Manhattan bound with a saddle fuel spill, PAPD and Fire Department are on the scene requesting Haz-Mat. Expect delays. ...

West Bank – Local Hamas Leader Shot Dead

October 4, 2006 at 08:13 PM
West Bank - Three masked men have shot and killed a Hamas leader as he left a mosque in the West Bank, a day after a rival Palestinian faction threatened to kill senior Hamas members. The shooting comes amid a growing power struggle between the ruling Hamas movement and the Fatah faction of President Mahmoud Abbas. At least 12 people were killed and more than 100 wounded earlier this week in...

Washington, DC – Synagogue Receives $5 Million Gift

October 4, 2006 at 07:28 PM
Washington, DC - A former business reporter for Washington and Baltimore newspapers is giving $5 million to the D.C. synagogue where he has belonged for decades, money he says he accumulated by investing and saving. Donald Saltz, 72, is donating the money to Adas Israel Congregation in memory of his late wife, Mozelle, who died last December. They had been married for 40 years. ...

Chaifa, Israel – Historic Shofar Found in Warehouse

October 4, 2006 at 06:49 PM
Chaifa, Israel - A very old shofar believed to have been hidden in a German beer cellar during World War II was discovered in Haifa. The 200-year-old shofar was recently found in the warehouse of Chaifa’s Gordon College, whose former deputy director had served as a Rabbi with Allied forces fighting the Nazis. The rabbi, Yaacov Lifschitz-Gil, found the shofar during postwar searches of...

Plzen, West Bohemia – Medieval Jewish Cemetery Clashes with Israeli Project

October 4, 2006 at 05:37 PM
Plzen, West Bohemia - The recently launched project of a trade center Plaza, that is to cost billions, in the former exhibition grounds in Plzen is threatened due to the recently discovered former Jewish cemetery from the 15th century.  Archaeologists say that according to their research, the cemetery is located in the site where the investor wants to build a multi-storey car park, a part of...

Kiryas Sefer, Israel – Attempted Kidnapping

October 4, 2006 at 04:49 PM
Kiryas Sefer, Israel - A group of Arabs have attempted to kidnap a Jewish man in Kiryas Sefer. The man who was carrying his a weapon, started firing at them hitting one of the kidnappers, and scaring the rest to flee in the direction of PA-controlled territory in the region. Israeli military and Police are conducting a massive search for the men. Police have found a trail of blood and...

Queens, NY +Kosciuszko Bridge Traffic Alert+

October 4, 2006 at 04:35 PM
Queens, NY +Kosciuszko Bridge Traffic Alert+ A four car accident on the west bound of the Brooklyn Queens Expressway before the Kosciuszko Bridge causing heavy traffic delays heading into Brooklyn, NY. ...

Israel – Satmar Hassidim, Who Are Not Visiting The Western Wall, Could Have Their Prayer Notes Placed in a Miniature Model

October 4, 2006 at 01:04 PM
Israel - A recent innovation of a Mini Israel allows visitors to leave notes in the cracks of its miniature Western Wall.   Mini Israel CEO Haim Rogatka said that since the opening of the park, hundreds of thousands of visitors had stood in awe before the miniature Western Wall. “It was as if they were standing before the true Western Wall in Jerusalem, in the capital city,” Rogatka said...

New York – Law Enforcement Agencies to Beware of Tiny Six-Shooter

October 4, 2006 at 11:48 AM
New York - Police and other law enforcement agencies have been told to be on the lookout for two new gadgets, a tiny gun that looks like a key chain trinket and easily could be smuggled onto a plane, and a plastic handcuff key that looks like a pendant. The 2 1/2-inch-long factory-produced gun can be tossed, along with keys and cell phone, for instance, into a plastic basket before passing...

Howell, NJ – Two Teens Charged with Bias Crime

October 4, 2006 at 10:25 AM
Howell, NJ - Two township teens were arrested and charged with a bias crime for painting a swastika and a profanity on a residence during Yom Kippur. The boys, ages 14 and 15, are under house arrest pending a plea hearing after an initial appearance before Judge Eugene A. Iadanza. The teens, were arrested by township police after a resident reported finding a swastika and a profanity spray...

Toronto, Canada – Fund Set Up for Family of Missing Boater

October 4, 2006 at 10:18 AM
Toronto, Canada - A volunteer committee has established a fund to help support the family of a Toronto man who is presumed to have drowned on Lake Nipissing. It’s been more than a month since Eli Horowitz, 30, and his father-in-law Heine Mondrowitz, 56, went missing during a fishing trip near North Bay. Although Mondrowitz’s body was found a week after their rented, 19-foot boat...

New York, NY – False Alarm Drama on Plane by Man Claiming to be an Off-Duty NYPD Officer

October 4, 2006 at 09:11 AM
New York, NY - Seth Stein is used to jetting around the world to create stylish holiday homes for wealthy clients. This architect is familiar with the irritations of heightened airline security post-9/11. But not even he could have imagined being mistaken for an Islamist terrorist and physically pinned to his seat while aboard an American Airlines flight -- especially as he has Jewish origins. ...

Tver, Russia – Yom Kippur in Moscow: 80 Tombstones Smashed in Jewish Cemetery

October 4, 2006 at 08:52 AM
Tver, Russia - Some tombstones in a Jewish cemetery were smashed this Yom Kippur by anonymous persons in the town of Tver, close to Moscow. The local police launched an investigation following the appalling incident, but the Jewish community finds it hard to believe that the offenders would be caught. Chaim Ben Yaakov, Head of the Jewish Agency Delegation in Moscow, said that recent weeks...

Woodbury, NY +NYS Thruway Traffic Alert+

October 4, 2006 at 08:26 AM
Orange County, Woodbury, NY +NYS Thruway Traffic Alert+ A two car motor vehicle accident south bound of the New York State Thruway at M/M 44 with one vehicle that overturned, Woodbury Fire Department, EMS BLS and ALS are all enroute. ...

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