Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Hospitalized for Anemia

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch has been hospitalized for treatment of anemia. George Arzt, a spokesman for the Democratic ex-mayor, says Koch was admitted to New York Presbyterian...

Activist Busted after Defacing Anti-Islam ad in Subway Station

An Egyptian-born activist was arrested yesterday for spray-painting subway billboards that call enemies of Israel “savages” – amid a wave of vandalism unleashed on the inflammatory ads, which have...

Boston JCRC Passes Resolution Regarding BDS support

The Boston branch of the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) took an unprecedented step on Thursday to pass a resolution that declares any member organization that supports the BDS...

Videos Potential Worry for Obama Campaign

The five-year old video showing President Barack Obama talking bluntly about race, Hurricane Katrina and the Rev. Jeremiah Wright is a source of worry for a campaign that’s already...

NYPD Informant who Tracked Militants Quits, Denounces Police

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An informant recruited by the New York Police Department to collect information on suspected Islamic militants has quit and denounced his police handlers, according to a...

Really? FEMA Office on Staten Island Closes “Due To Weather”

Looks as if FEMA is just a fair- weather friend. Yesterday’s nor’easter proved too much for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s aid location in Tottenville, SI – which hung a...

Questions and Answers on the Gasoline Crisis

Many drivers in New York and New Jersey are still struggling to find gasoline nearly two weeks after Superstorm Sandy battered the region's energy infrastructure. To help alleviate long...

Gov. Christie: Sandy Cleanup to Cost New Jersey $29.4 Billion

Cleaning up the damage caused by Superstorm Sandy will cost New Jersey about $29.4 billion, Gov. Chris Christie announced Friday night. The preliminary estimate includes damage the storm caused to...

IDF Destroys ‘Long and Quality’ Hamas Tunnel

An IDF soldier overlooking a Hamas terror tunnel in Gaza in 2014. Photo: IDF. – The Israel Defense Forces identified and destroyed a “long and high quality” Hamas terror...

US Airways Flight Ordered Back Following Threat of Explosives

A man is in custody after a US Airways flight to Dallas was ordered back to Philadelphia International Airport this morning following a threat of liquid explosives on the...
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British Court Orders Man to Pay Wife Maintenance Until He Issues Get

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A British businessman must continue to pay his wife maintenance payments until he gives her a religious divorce, or get,...

MTA Welcomes New Faculty Members

  MTA is thrilled to welcome new faculty members for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year, including: Rabbi Danny Konigsberg (‘05) as director of Student Activities and...

Vision Screenings Boost Back-To-School Success

By Rivka Markowitz, OD Q: My child failed the vision screening, should I really be concerned? A: Vision screenings are, thankfully, commonplace at your child’s pediatric...

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