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Is Bloomberg ‘Manufacturing Credit’ to Get Jewish Votes?

The ad at the left, from the Mike Bloomberg campaign, has appeared in a number of frum weekly newspapers, including The Jewish Press, Yated...

U.S. Reapproves Israel $4 Billion Loan Guarantee Through 2011

The United States reapproved its Israel loan guarantees program for 2010-2011 in the annual meeting of the Joint Economic Development Group. The approval is...

Rabbi Spero and Rabbi Rietti to Speak at Flatbush Shiva Asar B’Tammuz Program At...

Rabbi Yechiel Spero and Rabbi Jonathan Rietti will be speaking on the fast day of Shiva Asar B'Tammuz, Thursday, July 9 at Merkaz HaSimcha,...

350 Rabbonim Resolve to Battle Intermarriage and Assimilation in Worldwide Effort

It was by all accounts an unprecedented gathering of leading kiruv rabbonim from around the world, as well as rabbonim in cities and towns...

Lakewood Police Receive Grants to Crack Down On Aggressive Drivers

Get off the gas and mind your manners on the roads this summer. Three Monmouth County and four Ocean County police departments received $4,000...

Ramapo Rejects Beth Shraga Development On Burgess Meredith Estate

The Journal News reports: Mesifta Beth Shraga's plan for a yeshiva, dormitory and staff housing on the former Burgess Meredith estate stands rejected by...

Jewish Dentist Treats Patients in His Own Firetruck

Dr. Robert Grunstein has always been a car and truck guy. So when he heard that an old municipal fire truck was up for...

Franken Headed to the Senate

Norm Coleman today conceded defeat to Al Franken in the U.S. Senate contest in Minnesota following the Minnesota Supreme Court's ruling that Franken won...

Egged Compensates Passenger for Lost Tefillin

We were always taught to never check in our tefillin in our luggage when flying, but to take them in our carry-on luggage. Now,...