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City Council Speaker Tours Southern Brooklyn Senior Centers

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Councilman Mark Treyger toured local senior centers, health facilities, and community hubs earlier this week to bring attention...

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz Invites Students In His District To Enter 2015...

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz is inviting students in grades three through 12, who live or go to school in the 45th Assembly District, to enter...

Brooklyn Public Library And Aquila Theater Company Present “YouStories Of Holocaust &...

The Aquila Theater Company and the Brooklyn Public Library are teaming up to stage dramatic readings of Sophocles’ “Philoctetes,” Euripides’ “Herakles,” Homer’s “Odyssey” and...

Holocaust Survivors To Commemorate 70th Anniversary Of D-Day At Memorial Park...

The following is a flier from the Holocaust Memorial Committee:

Holocaust Survivors Speak Of Harrowing Adversity In Presentation To P.S. 52...

The following is an unaltered press release from the offices of Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein: Thanks to Assemblywoman Weinstein, Students at P.S. 52 learning about the...

Holocaust Survivor, College Professor, Speak At Temple Sholom Memorial Event

To commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day this weekend, Temple Shalom will welcome to speak a Holocaust survivor, and a professor of Holocaust studies, this Monday,...

93-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Killed In Coney Island Apartment Fire

A 93-year-old survivor of the Holocaust died Monday morning after a fire ripped through his 15th floor apartment. Lipa Briks, who fled Poland in the...

93-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Killed In Coney Island Apartment Fire

A 93-year-old survivor of the Holocaust died Monday morning after a fire ripped through his 15th floor apartment. Lipa Briks, who fled Poland in the...

Semen Domnitser, Ringleader In $57 Million Holocaust Reparations Fraud Scheme, Sentenced...

The ringleader of a $57.3 million fraud scheme that siphoned money from of a Holocaust reparations fund was sentenced to eight years behind bars...

Local Philanthropist Eugene Shkolnikov Scores $10,000 For Kings Bay Y Youth...

Neighbors gathered with Kings Bay YM-YWHA members, local leaders and Holocaust survivors on Sunday to celebrate the contributions of boardmember Eugene Shkolnikov, and to...

Hikind Applauds MasterCard For Refusing To Work With Businesses That Peddle...

Assemblyman Dov Hikind made a point to commend executives at MasterCard who recently decided that they will no longer lend their services to any...

Brighton Beach Holocaust Fund Scammer Jailed For Neary Two Years

The forger of phony papers that allowed a Brighton Beach-based ring of individuals to ripoff more than $57 million from a reparations fund for...

Mayoral Candidate Erick Salgado Says Holocaust Park Should Be For Jews...

Long-shot mayoral candidate Erick Salgado is entering the fray over Sheepshead Bay's Holocaust Memorial Park, blasting the Parks Department for allowing the addition of...

Despite Protests, Non-Jewish Victims Of Holocaust Honored In Memorial Park After...

A group of activists unveiled five new stones memorializing non-Jewish victims of the Holocaust at Sheepshead Bay's Holocaust Memorial Park this weekend, capping off...

Photos: Kings Bay Y Honors The Memory Of Holocaust Survivors At...

Approximately 100 community leaders, clergy, neighbors and Holocaust survivors gathered on Sunday, April 14, for the Annual Holocaust Commemoration Program held at the Kings Bay YM-YWHA,...