(JTA) — A massive fire in Queens, New York, destroyed more than a dozen businesses, most Jewish owned. The blaze that erupted Friday evening in Kew Garden Hills required nearly 200 firefighters to bring under control.
Belonging to Ben Peres, the rare item was found last year when his wife Chaya was clearing out her home in Bellmore, Long Island.
“It’s no longer the childhood home of the Republican candidate, it’s now the childhood home of the current president-elect.”
None of the Ramones were the most dedicated students, preferring to rock out than to attend classes. But come Sunday, the street in front of the place where the four original members met, Forest Hills High School, will be renamed ‘Ramones Way’ in honor of the innovative punk rock band.
Lately, police has recorded a number of crimes against senior citizens.
Rodney Dangerfield, who got “no respect” in life, got some in death on Tuesday, as a mural dedicated to the marquee comic was unveiled in his Kew Gardens, Queens hometown. Designed by Italian artist Francesca Robicci and appearing on the back-wall of an area movie-theater, the mural pictures the comedian, with rumpled suit and puckered mug, next to a write-out of his famous phrase, “I don’t get no respect.”
The Trump family consistently hid its German ancestry from customers and investors, according to an article in The New York Times.
Criticizing The Donald for saying Hillary Clinton got ‘schlonged’ is a mistake, J.J. Goldberg writes. In the place he and Trump grew up in the 1950s, the word meant something else.
The president of the New York City borough of Queens, the New York Police Department’s chief of detectives and numerous other city officials met with Bukharian Jewish leaders about a string of arsons affecting the community of central Asian Jews.
A Jewish assistant principal in a New York City public school has filed a federal lawsuit claiming he was harassed by his co-workers because of his religion.