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Borough Park, NY – Brooklyn’s Oldest Bowling Ally Could Become a Synagogue

April 23, 2011 at 11:51 PM
Brooklyn, NY - Pins clattered to a soundtrack of the Drifters and the Temptations as if it were a half-century ago when Maple Lanes first opened, only without the clouds of smoke. Maple Lanes, in Borough Park, Brooklyn, may close in the next few years to house a synagogue and some apartment complexes. Men wearing gold chains with bowling pin pendants hugged and kissed as if they had not...

Los Angeles, CA – NYC Friends Reach LA after $5,000 Cab Fare, 6 Days

April 23, 2011 at 11:27 PM
Los Angeles, CA - Two friends who hired a New York City cab driver to drive them across the United States for $5,000 have arrived in Los Angeles. John Belitsky of Leonia, N.J, and Dan Wuebben of Queens reached California on Friday after a six-day trip. The cab made a pit stop in Las Vegas, where the friends won more than $2,000 at the craps and blackjack tables. They told the New York Post...

Israel – Camel at Zoo Snatches One-Year-Old by His Head

April 23, 2011 at 10:39 PM
Israel - A one-year-old baby suffered moderate injuries when he was bitten by a camel while visiting a southern Israeli zoo with his family Friday. The infant was rushed for emergency surgery at Beersheba's Soroka Medical Center; his condition was later said to be stable. The family was touring the Chai Negev Ecological Village in Kibbuz Revivim when the camel grabbed the infant by the...

New York, NY – Beck: ‘Thinned-Skinned’ Huckabee Shouldn’t Run for President

April 23, 2011 at 10:31 PM
New York, NY - The war of words between Glenn Beck and Mike Huckabee rages on. The radio host called the former Arkansas governor "thin skinned" and insisted he shouldn't run for President on Friday. "If, sir, you are this thin-skinned about your politics, it might be best for you to stay on the sidelines" and not run," Beck declared on his radio show. The Fox News hosts' relationship...

New York, NY – Board of Elections: Trump Skipped Primary Voting Since 1989

April 23, 2011 at 10:15 PM
New York, NY - Donald Trump says he's considering running in the primary for the Republican presidential nomination, but the real estate mogul didn't vote in primary elections for more than two decades, according to the New York City Board of Elections. The possible GOP candidate voted in a primary election in the 1989 New York City mayor's race — when Rudy Giuliani beat businessman Ronald...

Israel – Officials Warn of Possible Hezbollah Attack against Tourists Abroad

April 23, 2011 at 09:55 PM
Jerusalem - Israeli defence officials say they have concrete information about an impeding Hezbollah attack against Israeli tourists abroad. The officials didn't elaborate but are warning all Israelis abroad to take precautions. They spoke on condition of anonymity in line with government regulations. Tens of thousands of Israelis are currently travelling abroad during the weeklong Jewish...

New York – Tonight on The Zev Brenner Radio Show: B’derech

April 23, 2011 at 09:49 PM
New York - Tonight there will be a special Zev Brenner show, from 12 midnight until 2 am. Tune in on your radio to 570 on the AM dial or to www.talklinecommunications.com and hear a special Live B'Derech Broadcast hosted by Ruchie Freier, Esq. She will discuss B'Derech's latest activities which include a unique GED/Vocational training program exclusively for Chassidish young men at the Bramson...

Santa Monica, CA – Synagogue Bomb Suspect Brought Back To Los Angeles

April 23, 2011 at 09:44 PM
Santa Monica, CA - A man suspected of causing an explosion at a Santa Monica synagogue has been ordered held without bond in a Riverside court. U.S. attorney's office spokesman Thom Mrozek says Ron Hirsch appeared in court late Friday on a federal charge of unauthorized flight. His arraignment was scheduled for May 23. Hirsch was arrested in the Cleveland, Ohio, area last week after a...

Brussels – Europe Votes to Label Kosher Slaughter ‘Unstunned’

April 23, 2011 at 09:31 PM
Brussels - The European Parliament in Brussels voted through an amendment to a new European Union food-labeling bill that would require animals not stunned before being slaughtered to be labeled on food packaging. The Environmental and Consumer Affairs Committee of the European Parliament voted through the amendment necessitating kosher meat to be labeled “unstunned before...

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