Archive | November, 2013

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Its Happening! “Police Unsure if Random Attacks Are Rising Threat or Urban Myth”

Posted on 26 November 2013 by Community Voice NY

‘Knockout Game’ a Spreading Menace or a Myth? By the NY Times – Joseph Goldstein and J. David Goodman contributed reporting. Fear swept through Borough Park, Brooklyn, as soon as the news got out: A young man was randomly assaulted by strangers early Friday morning, and the attack was possibly part of the so-called Knockout Game. Four men were arrested, but on Friday night only one was charged and the others were released. The attack added to a growing log of reports of such crimes in . >>> READ MORE ...

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Council “Still Trying” to Reduce Speed Limit on City Streets

Posted on 26 November 2013 by moshe emes

By Jill Colvin 11/26 4:03pm The New York City Council hopes to pass legislation that would reduce the speed limit on most residential and side streets to 20 miles per hour, Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced today. “We are actively working on that bill and our goal is to pass it before the end of the year,” Ms. Quinn said during an unrelated press conference this afternoon before the month’s final council meeting. “We’re actively working on it right now.” The bill, introduced . >>> READ MORE ...

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The Dinkins alternative, tax suburban commuters to fund an expansion of prekindergarten programs

Posted on 26 November 2013 by Community Voice NY

To punctuate an impassioned pitch for his signature plan to raise taxes on the wealthy, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio went out of his way during a speech on Monday to praise a cherished political mentor and former boss watching from the audience.  The recipient of his warm words, former Mayor David N. Dinkins, did not exactly return the favor. In an unscripted and cringe-inducing moment of political candor, Mr. Dinkins opined before a crowd of journalists and academics at Columbia University that . >>> READ MORE ...

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Picking Winners and Losers: David Greenfield and Chaim Deutsch by OrthodoxPundit

Posted on 10 November 2013 by Community Voice NY

[ilink url="http://orthodoxpundit.blogspot.com"] OrthodoxPundit @OPundit [/ilink] A particular blog released a “real winners & losers” list. An occasional reader may wonder what the “real” stands for. Are all the other stories unreal? But those who frequent these particular lists, will easily realize that this “tradition” isn’t about reporting who actually won and lose in a particular cycle. Rather, it’s about ‘choosing winners and lose . >>> READ MORE ...

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Hasidic woman makes history in winning Montreal council race

Posted on 09 November 2013 by Community Voice NY

TORONTO (JTA) — A 24-year-old esthetician, Mindy Pollak, became the first Hasidic woman to hold public office in Montreal. Pollak, a member of the Vishnitzer sect, defeated four candidates to win her race for the municipal council on Sunday in the Outremont borough. She garnered about 35 percent of the vote in a district that is home to an estimated 5,000 Hasidim. Among the candidates she defeated was Pierre Lacerte, an anti-Hasidim blogger in Montreal. Montreal has had Orthodox Jewish coun . >>> READ MORE ...

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Bush criticized for agreeing to speak to Messianic Jewish group

Posted on 09 November 2013 by Community Voice NY

Former President George W. Bush will speak next week at a fundraiser for a Dallas-based religious group that aims to persuade Jews to accept Jesus as the Messiah. The Messianic Jewish Bible Institute’s annual banquet is Thursday at the Irving Convention Center. Ticket packages for the event, first reported by Mother Jones, range from $100 to $100,000. A Bush spokesman confirmed that the former president is speaking at the event but declined to comment further, even to say whether Bush will be . >>> READ MORE ...

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Jews in Europe Report a Surge in Anti-Semitism

Posted on 09 November 2013 by Community Voice NY

BRUSSELS — Fear of rising anti-Semitism in Europe has prompted nearly a third of European Jews to consider emigration because they do not feel safe in their home country, according to a detailed survey of Jewish perceptions released Friday by a European Union agency that monitors discrimination and other violations of basic rights. The survey, by the bloc’s Fundamental Rights Agency, focused on eight countries that account for more than 90 percent of Europe’s Jewish population and found th . >>> READ MORE ...

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Voting disruptions in Kiryas Joel; DOJ on the scene

Posted on 06 November 2013 by Community Voice NY

  KIRYAS JOEL – Officials in the Village of Kiryas Joel have filed a number of complaints over what they say are violations of election law. A representative of the US Justice Department is on-site observing the elections. Village officials said poll watchers from a group called United Monroe, which is opposed to the candidates supported by the village, have been harassing and intimidating voters causing some to just walk away before casting their ballots. Police were called to the villa . >>> READ MORE ...

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Bill de Blasio elected mayor of New York

Posted on 05 November 2013 by Community Voice NY

de Blasio is the winner of the New York City mayoral race NEW YORK – Bill de Blasio was the projected winner of the New York mayoral race Tuesday, signaling a new era for a city whose new leader promises to undo much of what Michael Bloomberg accomplished. De Blasio, who vowed to narrow the gap between the rich and poor and reform controversial policing tactics, is the first Democrat elected mayor of the nation’s largest city since 1989. Going into Tuesday’s race, de Blasio w . >>> READ MORE ...

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Statement from Republican City Council Candidate Joseph Hayon

Posted on 05 November 2013 by Community Voice NY

Statement from Republican City Council Candidate Joseph Hayon “I find it outrageous that David Greenfield’s campaign fabricated a couple of letters in my name pretending that I was endorsed by community organizations and an elected official so they can then criticize me and allege that I am a “liar”. My campaign would never suggest an endorsement that is not 100% true and accurate. This campaign is about getting out the truth about David Greenfield and his left wing, liberal record to . >>> READ MORE ...

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Vote Bravely vote for your community and for yourself – Vote “JOSEPH HAYON”

Posted on 04 November 2013 by Community Voice NY

Dear Voter. Tomorrow is judgment day for BoroPark, Flatbush and Midwood. >>> VOTE JOSEPH HAYON <<<   Say “NO to David Greenfield”. [caption id="attachment_805" align="alignleft" width="150"] Joseph Hayon[/caption] Greenfield has not advocated for Torah values. Neither has he cared for his small constituents. On the contrary, the record shows that it was Greenfield himself who sent non-Jewish authorities and agencies after other community leaders, unconcerned with their fa . >>> READ MORE ...

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COMMUNITY VOICE NY Endorsements.

Posted on 04 November 2013 by Community Voice NY

COMMUNITY VOICE NY Candidates Endorsements.       Bill de Blasio NYC Mayor Eric Adams Brooklyn President. Ken Thompson DA Brooklyn Chaim Deutsch Councilman 48th district. Joseph Hayon City-council 44th District. Carlos Menchaca City Councilman 38th District.   . >>> READ MORE ...

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