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  • Delta Israel Flights Hit by Bomb Scares at John F. Kennedy Airport

    By JTA

    Two Delta Air Lines flights arriving at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, one continuing to and one arriving from Tel Aviv, were evacuated following a bomb threat.Read More

    'Facebuker Rebbe' Dovid Winiarz Dies in Car Crash on Icy Sunday Morning

    By JTA

    Rabbi Dovid Winiarz, the self-proclaimed “Facebuker Rebbe” for his outreach efforts over Facebook, was killed in a car accident on an icy road in Maryland.Read More

    $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

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