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  • Menachem Stark Died When Kidnappers Sat on His Chest, Police Believe

    By Forward Staff

    Hasidic developer Menachem Stark reportedly died from “compression asphyxiation,” likely caused when his attackers sat on him after kidnapping him in a van, several sources reported.Read More

    Judging Menachem Stark's Jewish Life — Not Just His Death

    By Jay Michaelson

    Menachem Stark’s community wants him to be recalled as a Jew in death. Wasn’t he also a Jew when he bounced checks and rented out apartments unfit for animals, Jay Michaelson asks.Read More

    New York Post Faces Boycott Threat Over Menachem Stark Front Page

    By JTA

    The New York Post is under fire for a cover story about the murder of Hasidic landlord Menachem Stark.Read More

    Menachem Stark Was Good Man Who Didn't Deserve To Die — Or Be Smeared

    By Alexander Buxbaum

    Menachem Stark was a good father and a generous man, his brother-in-law writes. The Hasidic developer didn’t deserve to be brutally murdered — or smeared when he cannot respond.Read More

    Menachem Stark's Family Mourns as Police Seek Answers in Hasidic Murder Mystery

    By Forward Staff

    Stunned relatives and friends mourned the death of murdered Hasidic real estate developer Menachem Stark — as police continued to hunt in vain for his killers Monday.Read More

    Questions and Outrage Surround Menachem Stark's Brutal Murder

    By Forward Staff

    Questions continue to swirl around the brutal murder of Menachem Stark. The Hasidic community is up in arms about the depiction of the real estate man in newspaper accounts.Read More

    In Menachem Stark Slay, Where's the Humanity?

    By Eliyahu Federman

    Menachem Stark was kidnapped and brutally murdered. The Hasidic real estate man may have had enemies — but Jewish humor and stereotypes have no place in the tragedy.Read More

    Murdered Hasidic Millionaire Menachem Stark Mourned by Overflow Funeral Crowd

    By Jordan Kutzik

    An overflow crowd of hundreds of Hasidic Jews gathered Saturday night at an emotional Brooklyn funeral for murdered millionaire real estate developer Menachem Stark.Read More

    Plane Registered to Jewish Owner Makes Emergency Landing on New York Highway

    By Reuters

    A small plane owned by a Jewish man made an emergency landing on a busy New York City expressway on Saturday but there were no immediate reports of serious injuries, emergency officials said.Read More

    Kidnapped Hasidic Millionaire's Charred Body Found in Long Island Dumpster

    By Forward Staff

    A charred body found in a Long Island dumpster is that of kidnapped Hasidic millionaire Menachem Stark.Read More

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