Elections in New York City could get a lot more chummy, or ugly. A proposed change on up for vote is Ranked-choice voting, which would allow voters to list their favorite candidates in order of preference on their ballots.
Daily Archives: November 4, 2019
In a disgusting slap in the face, a Chaverim volunteer in Williamsburg who rushed to help a person with flat tire, was targeted by a traffic agent and ticketed. The officer can be seen writing the ticket as the volunteer continues to do chesed, and help another person in need.
A Colorado man has been arrested for plotting to blow up and poison a local synagogue.according to an affidavit filed Saturday in the US District Court in Colorado. Richard Holzer, 27, a white supremacist, planned to detonate bombs at the Temple Emanuel in Pueblo.
In the early years, at the conclusion of Tishrei, the Rebbe would stand outside 770 to see off the guests who had come to spend Tishrei with the Rebbe. See these vintage black and white photos of the Rebbe standing outside 770, seeing off the Tishrei guests.
Ali Akbar Salehi, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, announced during an interview on state television on Monday that the Islamic Republic is building a prototype centrifuge that is 50 times faster than those allowed under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action signed in 2015.
The housing cabinet, led by Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon, on Monday approved the cable car project for the Old City of Jerusalem.
NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill is resigning his position on Monday, according to City Hall. The top cop will make it official in an afternoon press briefing, confirming the long-swirling rumors of his resignation.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations are suspended on Tuesday, November 5th for Election Day. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
The backwards Hebrew lettering that sparked the interest of two Lubavitchers on an off the beaten track Brooklyn Street, has been put right. The words, “Chabad Williamsburg,” had been spelled out left to right (instead of right to left), on a store front being rented for a TV set. The two Lubavitchers didn’t put the situation to waste, and after confirming that it wasn’t an actual Chabad House, made sure to put Tefillin on one of the people building the set.
A group of Neo Nazis dressed as Jews, wearing large white kippas and prayer shawls, handed out fliers promoting Holocaust denial and hung up cards bearing anti-Semitic canards on a pedestrian mall in Boulder, Colorado.
A new law in New York State took effect this month requiring all toddlers under the age of two be placed in rear-facing car seats.
The bathing season, which began April 12, ended approximately one week ago with a net drop in the number of children who drowned or nearly drowned, the Beterem – Safe Kids Israel organization reported.