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‘An Attack Against All Jews Is an Attack Against all New Yorkers’ — Thousands March in Solidarity in NYC
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‘An Attack Against All Jews Is an Attack Against all New Yorkers’ — Thousands March in Solidarity in NYC

Solidarity march on Brooklyn bridge. Madeleine Kornfeld/Bklyner.Thousands of people marched in solidarity on Sunday, January 5, to protest anti-Semitism and demonstrate support for Jewish neighbors affected by recent incidents of anti-Semitic violence. A sea of winter hats, hoods, and yarmulkes flooded Foley Square around 11 a.m. in

Hasidic Yeshivas In Midwood And Borough Park Are Failing To Teach Students Basic Math And English
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Hasidic Yeshivas In Midwood And Borough Park Are Failing To Teach Students Basic Math And English

Photo by Ismael Alonso/Flickr [https://www.flickr.com/photos/soyignatius/2968016170/in/photolist-5wgRNA-4mLt4t-s9XW3N-t6Y85Z-s9Y1tS-sPvNcF-t71ADP-t6Yf8X-sPnHo7-sPp3Q3-sPnSXs-s9Y1LL-t4Dwz5-t4DCY7-sPvLQ2-t6YaSc-sPpggA-sPpbTs-s9XNn7-t6XYEn-fh5kKx-aohtmX-GdUzS-MRZxk-81Fzyy-5jaXLZ-7USv1p-83MTXw-bUcWsg-nSyZK-5B48qk-6PhUZ7-6PhSp5-5B8qnG-8Rmawo-6PhU5J-6PdJsD-6PdJ2X-6PhTB9-6PdJwt-6PdJ7Z-6PhUS1-6PhSPj-6PdJck-6PhTnW-6PhTZC-6PhTJ5-6PhTfL-6PhT3h-6PhSjw] Although students at yeshivas in Midwood, Borough Park

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Greenfield Opponent Says Councilman Is Late To Party On Modesty Lawsuit

Hayon, left, and Greenfield, right.We told you last week about Councilman David Greenfield’s defense of Hasidic store owners [/greenfield-wants-to-allow-store-owners-to-hang-signs-that-require-customers-to-adhere-to-religious-dress-code-rules/] , who are being targeted by the Human Rights Commission for demanding customers dress modestly. The business owners hung signs from their windows demanding customers adhere to a dress code,

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Sunday: Warbasse Congregation To Hold Free Passover Food Distribution Event

Borough President joined the Warbasse Congregation leadership to celebrate Hannukah in December. (Source: Gabrielle Shnayderman)The Warbasse Jewish Heritage Congregation, located inside the hard-hit Warbasse housing complex, continues to bounce back from Superstorm Sandy – this time by helping their Jewish neighbors with free food for Passover this weekend. The congregation

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