Today’s Yahrtzeits & History – 21 Iyar

Rav Yitzchak Eizik Segal, author of Raza Meihemna (1783).
-Rav Yaakov Yosef Hakohen Rabinowitz (1873-1902). The son of the Chessed L’Avraham of Radomsk, who in turn was the son of the Tiferes Shlomo. During his abbreviated life, he served as Rav of two towns, Breznitza and Klobitz. His older brother […]

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New York, NY – City Fines Real Estate Brokers Who Show Illegal Apartments

New York, NY — New York’s buildings department has started issuing fines to real estate agents and brokers who advertise and show illegal apartments for rent. The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/12LXzC2 ) reports that the fines start at $3,600 and can go up to five times that amount. Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri says the agents […]


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West Palm Beach, FL – Artist Replaces Paintbrush With Jet Engine Thrust

West Palm Beach, FL — The hurricane-force thrust from a jet engine pushes Tarinan von Anhalt into the air as she splatters an array of colors into the wind and onto a blank canvas to create the abstract designs she has become known for. Instead of paintbrushes, she uses $10 million jet engines from a […]


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Israel welcomes apparent Arab League softening of peace plan

TEL AVIV, May 1 — Israel responded favourably yesterday to an apparent softening by Arab states of their 2002 peace plan after a top Qatari official raised the possibility of land swaps in setting borders between the Jewish state and an independent Palestine. The original Arab League proposal offered full recognition of Israel but only if it gave …        

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Video of Interest: Evyatar Borovsky Laid to Rest

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Terror Victim’s Father: ‘My Son was a Tzaddik’

The father of terror victim Evyatar Borovsky HY”D, Baruch, spoke with Galei Tzahal (Army Radio) a number of hours after the fatal attack. The bereaved father spoke with the media hours before his son was being laid to rest. He explains that he heard about the attack in the news and had an uncomfortable feeling […]

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Holocaust survivors hold long-awaited bar mitzvas


American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee in Israel organizes initiative to help survivors celebrate 70 years late.

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New York – Report: Apple Selling Record Amount In Bonds

New York — Apple Inc. is selling $17 billion in bonds on Tuesday, according to a published report. That would make it the largest corporate bond issue ever. Apple is selling the bonds in its first debt issue since the 1990s. The company is raising the money to give to shareholders through dividend payments and […]


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Uncle: Family To Claim Boston Bomb Suspect’s Body

Relatives of the deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect will claim his body now that his wife has agreed to release it, an uncle said Tuesday. Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s body has been at the medical examiner’s office in Massachusetts since he died after a gunfight with authorities more than a week ago. Amato DeLuca, the Rhode Island […]

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NYC Mayoral Hopeful’s Aides Broke Finance Rules -Prosecutors

Closing arguments began on Tuesday in the fraud trial of two former fundraising associates of John Liu, a Democratic candidate in New York City’s mayoral race, with prosecutors saying that he would have known the campaign routinely used illegal methods to solicit funds. Prosecutors told the jury that Jia Hou, the campaign’s former treasurer, and […]

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