Eddy Portnoy


Riots Break Out After Bank Loses Money

By Eddy Portnoy

Riots Break Out After Bank Loses Money
A wild riot took place last week on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, in front of Yarmulovsky’s Bank on East Broadway and Essex Street, after depositors discovered that the bank had no money for them.Read More


The Forverts Calls For Demonstration by New York City Socialists

By Eddy Portnoy

The Forverts Calls For Demonstration by New York City Socialists
A Nazi war criminal, Hans-Walter Zech-Nenntwich, has turned himself in to West German police after escaping from a German prison. At the prison, he had been serving a four-year sentence for his participation in the destruction of the Jews of Pinsk.Read More


Lower East Side Anarchist Declares Hunger Strike in Prison

By Eddy Portnoy

Lower East Side Anarchist Declares Hunger Strike in Prison
Rebecca Edelson, a well-known anarchist on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, has declared a hunger strike in prison, where she is serving a three-month stint after being arrested for refusing to stop giving a speech on a street corner.Read More


Palestine Jews on Lockdown Following Violence

By Eddy Portnoy

Palestine Jews on Lockdown Following Violence
As a result of renewed disturbances, the British military powers in Palestine have halted transit for Jews in and out of Jerusalem and are investigating potential terrorist activity in the neighborhoods of Rechavia and Romema, and on Jaffa Road.Read More


Jewish Civil Rights Activists Killed in Mississippi

By Eddy Portnoy

Jewish Civil Rights Activists Killed in Mississippi
The Mississippi Highway Patrol announced that the charred shell of the station wagon driven by the three young civil rights fighters has no traces of bullet holes or blood. The station wagon was driven by two Jewish students from New York, Mickey Schwerner and Andrew Goodman, along with James Chaney, an African American from Mississippi.Read More






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