Looking Back


The Beatles Take New York

Thousands of girls besieged John F. Kennedy International Airport after discovering that the Beatles would be landing there. The group is in New York to play two concerts at the Forest Hills Stadium. Hundreds of girls had already appeared at the airport at 4 a.m., when the four boys with disheveled hair landed.Read More


Hitler and Stalin Sign Pact Turning the Tide of War

Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia have shocked the world by announcing that they have entered into a “nonaggression” pact in connection to a number of other treaties signed in secret by the two former enemies.Read More


Riots Break Out After Bank Loses Money

By Eddy Portnoy

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

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

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


Shady Lower East Side Salesman Takes Advantage of Young Women

A report has arrived from Beirut, Syria, that there are four ships wandering around the coastline of Palestine that, combined, contain more than 2,500 Jewish refugees and that are looking for a port to disembark.Read More


Palestine Jews on Lockdown Following Violence

By Eddy Portnoy

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

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


Brooklyn Nags Breathe a Sigh of Relief at 'King of the Horse Poisoners' Capture

By Eddy Portnoy

Hyman Edelstein, the dubbed “King of the Horse Poisoners,” was arraigned in a Brooklyn courtroom for extortion and threats to poison local nags.Read More


Crown Heights Jews Defending Themselves Against Hooligans

By Eddy Portnoy

A Jewish defense organization in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, has announced that it will continue to protect local Jews from the hooligans that are attacking them and, as long as the New York City Police will not protect the residents, the organization will step in and do so with frequent patrols.Read More


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