GOP presidential candidate John Kasich visiting Shema Kolainu yesterday. Pictured from left to right — Joseph B. Stamm, Governor Kasich, Ezra Friedlander, and Dr. Joshua Weinstein. (Photo: Dov & Shmuel Lenchevsky)Ohio governor and GOP presidential contender John Kasich visited the Orthodox Jewish community of Borough Park Tuesday afternoon and got into
A 23-year-old man has been charged with hate crime after assaulting two Jewish men in separate incidents last week, JP Updates reports [http://jpupdates.com/2015/06/07/nypd-man-who-assaulted-two-hasidic-jews-in-brooklyn-arrested/] : > The incidents occurred on Friday May 22nd, 2015, when the suspect, identified as Shadi Rabah, assaulted two Hasidic men walking on
Magen David Yeshivah High SchoolIn the wake of recent terror attacks [http://www.cbsnews.com/paris-shooting/] in France at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and at a Kosher supermarket – which left many Jewish communities shaken – elected officials joined the faculty and students of Magen David Yeshivah High School [http://www.
Source: Nadler.house.govRecently on our sister-site, Sheepshead Bites, we covered Congress’s passage of a bill that would provide financial aid to religious institutions [http://www.sheepsheadbites.com/2013/02/house-approves-federal-aid-for-religious-institutions-damaged-by-sandy/] wrecked by Superstorm Sandy and the ensuing flack from Jewish groups [http://www.sheepsheadbites.com/2013/02/nadler-faces-heat-from-jewish-groups-for-trying-to-separate-church-and-state/
Source: Marcus Obal via Wikimedia CommonsThe United States Army Garrison in Fort Hamilton recently held a memorial ceremony to honor the millions of Jews impacted by the Holocaust. Rabbi Chaim Teitelbuam of the Satmar community was invited as the guest speaker. He shared stories of his great grandfather, a survivor.