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Israel – Hackers Put Palestinian Flag on Yisrael Beitenu’s Website

April 30, 2011 at 11:46 PM
Israel - Pro-Palestinian hackers broke into Yisrael Beiteinu's website and placed a photograph of the Palestinian flag next to an Egyptian pyramid on the site's homepage. The hackers wrote under the photograph: "In response to Lieberman extremists, we hacked into the website of Yisrael Beiteinu, the party of the criminal Avigdor Lieberman, the Zionist entity's foreign minister." The text also...

Cleveland, OH – Public Defender Seeks to Help John Demjanjuk

April 30, 2011 at 11:15 PM
Cleveland, OH - The federal public defender's office in Cleveland filed a motion Friday asking to be re-appointed as co-counsel for alleged Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk, claiming the retired auto worker's trial in Germany has been tainted by a secret FBI report uncovered by The Associated Press. The AP reported this month that the 1985 file indicated the FBI believed a Nazi ID card...

Israel – Chametz Sales Over Passover Up 27%

April 30, 2011 at 10:41 PM
Israel - This Passover wasn't all matzah for many Israelis. The sales of chametz products at the non-kosher Tiv Taam supermarket chain – including bagels, bread, pita bread, crackers and frozen pastries – were up 22% compared to last year, while the sales of beer jumped by 33%. An adjusted calculation including the beer points to a 27% rise in chametz sales compared to last year's holiday...

Williamsburg, NY – Delivery Guy Posts Names, Address of Bad Tippers on His Blog

April 30, 2011 at 10:16 PM
Williamsburg, NY - Tired of meager tips from customers who clearly have some cash, one delivery guy in Brooklyn—Williamsburg, to be exact—is striking back by calling out lousy tippers on his blog, and gathering tips from readers where workers can name and shame customers who are not generous when it comes to paying the bill, he leaves names, addresses, and locations unredacted. Angry...

New York – Frum Whistleblower in South Florida’s Largest Fraud Ever, To Appear On Zev Brenner Show

April 30, 2011 at 09:56 PM
New York - Alan Sakowitz author of the award winning book, Miles Away...Worlds Apart, will appear tonight as a guest on the Zev Brenner Radio show on Talkline. The segment airs at 12 Midnight on WMCA 570 on the am dial in New York and over the Internet at www.talklinecommunications.com. Miles Away...Worlds Apart is the true story of Alan Sakowitz, a frum whistleblower of a Madoff-like Ponzi...

Washington – Obama Proclaims May as Jewish-American Month

April 30, 2011 at 09:43 PM
Washington - President Barack Obama proclaimed May as Jewish-American month..... Excerpt from President Obama proclamation..... NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim May 2011 as Jewish American Heritage Month. I call upon all Americans to...

Queens, NY – New NY Schools Chief Pulled Over By NYPD

April 30, 2011 at 09:31 PM
Queens, NY - Two New York City police officers ran into some unexpected trouble when they pulled over a vehicle carrying one of the city's more powerful officials, schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott. Walcott was a few blocks from his Queens home just before midnight Thursday when his city-owned vehicle was pulled over by plain-clothed officers in an anti-crime unit. Walcott was a...

Jersey City, NJ – 1 Wounded In Police Shooting Inside Holland Tunnel

April 30, 2011 at 09:23 PM
Jersey City, NJ - Authorities say it's still not clear what sparked a police-involved shooting inside the Holland Tunnel that left one suspect wounded and two Port Authority police officers shaken up. The incident Friday night also shut down the tunnel's New Jersey-to-New York lanes, causing a massive traffic jam that lasted several hours. Port Authority spokesman Steve Coleman said the...

Libya – NATO Missile Kills Gadhafi’s Youngest Son But Leader Escapes

April 30, 2011 at 09:13 PM
Libya - A NATO missile struck a house in Tripoli where Moammar Gadhafi and his wife were staying on Saturday, killing his youngest son and three grandchildren but missing the Libyan leader, a government spokesman said. The strike would be a significant blow to the morale of the regime, which is struggling to maintain its hold on the western half of the country despite weeks of NATO-led...

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