Browsing: judiasm

News
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Vandals hit up the Avenue J train station early Wednesday morning, spray painting an “ew” onto the station’s sign to read Avenue Jew. Now representatives of the heavily Orthodox Jewish area are condemning the graffiti and locals are wondering if it’s connected to last week’s hate-crime-related torching of three cars, which was accompanied by spray-painted…

Events
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The Jewish holiday of Passover, which commemorates the Biblical story of the ancient Israelites’ “Exodus” from enslavement in ancient Egypt, will soon be upon us and if you’ve never made a seder — the traditional meal which recounts the story — our friends at Congregation Israel of Kings Bay are here to help. Come to…

News
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Sheepshead Bay and the surrounding areas are home to one of the largest communities of Holocaust survivors in the world, but the numbers of those who remain are thinning. Which is just one reason why you should consider Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island’s (JCCGCI’s) “Connect2″ program, where you’ll be able to help someone…

Education
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The New York Post is well-known for its horrific headlines, laden with puns and general outrageousness. So it’s almost no surprise to see the repulsively titled “Battle is Hebrewing” (HeBrewing – Get it? Because they’re Jews!) story amongst its pages. And, knowing it’s the Post, we’ll probably all shake our heads and sigh. We’ll mutter,…

Business
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We recently noted the closure of Glick Bros. Kosher Market and Butcher after more than 30 years serving the community. We noted that little information was available about the cause, but almost as soon as the post was up comments started pouring in alleging that the store was, among other things, closed due to contaminated…

Business
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Neighbors are reporting that Glick Brothers Kosher Market, located on Nostrand Avenue between Avenues X and Y, unexpectedly closed down last Thursday after more than 30 years serving the community. As the sign on the gate says, not much information is available. Alevtina Lobova, who works at the optical store next door, tipped us off…