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  • $1B New York Terror Trial Starts for Palestinians

    By Reuters

    A U.S. trial to decide whether the Palestine Liberation Organization and Palestinian Authority should pay up to $1 billion for several terror attacks in Israel began on Tuesday.Read More


    Stephen Arnoff Named Head of JCC Umbrella Group

    By JTA

    Stephen Hazan Arnoff has been named the new chief executive officer of the Jewish Community Center Association.Read More


    Russ and Daughters Honored by New York State Senate

    By JTA

    The iconic Jewish appetizing shop Russ and Daughters was honored with a resolution marking its 100th anniversary by the New York State Senate.Read More


    Herpes Illnesses From Circumcision Rite Rise But Mayor Bill De Blasio Stays Silent

    By Paul Berger

    Mayor Bill de Blasio once vowed to better protect N.Y. infants against herpes from a controversial circumcision rite. 18 months later, more babies are getting sick than ever.Read More


    Appeals Court Upholds New York Child Vaccination Law

    By Reuters

    New York state’s requirement that children be vaccinated in order to attend public school does not violate parents’ religious rights under the U.S. Constitution, a federal appeals court said Wednesday.Read More


    Etan Patz 'Killer' Goes on Trial — Will Missing SoHo Boy Get Justice?

    By Reuters

    A former deli worker goes on trial on Monday for the murder of 6-year-old Etan Patz, whose disappearance more than three decades ago while walking to a school bus stop galvanized the nation’s attention to the issue of missing children.Read More


    The Back-to-the-Future Bagel

    By Devra Ferst

    An old school kind of bagel is coming back in a big way. Devra Ferst explains how the nouveau holes are inspired by what was once eaten on the Lower East Side.Read More


    Brooklyn Mom Dies in Fall From Hunter Mountain Ski Lift

    By Reuters

    A 44-year-old Brooklyn woman died of injuries suffered when she fell 25 feet from a chairlift at Hunter Mountain ski area in New York’s Catskill Mountains, the Greene County coroner said on Monday.Read More


    Man Booted From Plane in 'Merry Christmas' Fracas

    By Forward Staff

    An irate airline passenger who objected to ‘Merry Christmas’ greetings was booted off an American Airlines flight.Read More


    Jewish Activists Struggle for Right Tone on Racism After Murders of Police Officers

    By Sam Kestenbaum

    Jewish activists condemn the murders of two Brooklyn police officers. But rabbis say concern for the slain cops won’t stop them from speaking out against brutality and racism.Read More


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