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Arts & Culture A neighbor holds a photo of a victims at the Holocaust Remembance Event organized by the Stop Anti-Semitism Foundation.

Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, passed last week and was observed on Sunday with two local events remembering the victims of the Nazi atrocities. Ruth Lichtenstein, a daughter of Holocaust survivors and founder of Project Witness, a survivors’ resource center, and Dr. Richard Tomback, Kingsborough Community College’s director of Holocaust Studies, spoke to students from several…

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A proposed ban on booze cruises in Sheepshead Bay gained a Senate sponsor in Albany, while critics of the local industry fight back against allegations that the ban is fueled by racial tensions. Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz introduced a bill on February 20 prohibiting boats that throw late-night, alcohol-fueled parties from docking at Sheepshead Bay’s piers, operated by the New…

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Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz is inviting students in grades three through 12, who live or go to school in the 45th Assembly District, to enter his 2015 Holocaust Memorial Creative Arts Contest. With an unprecedented resurgence of anti-Semitic acts raging across Europe, Cymbrowitz is encouraging students to reflect on the Holocaust, examine how its lessons continue…

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The Kings Bay Y and Dynamic Youth Community are inviting the community to attend a “Stand Against Drugs” town hall meeting tomorrow evening, January 22, 7:00pm at the Kings Bay Y, 3495 Nostrand Avenue. Doors open at 6:30pm. Part of an initiative that has been funded by Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz, chairman of the Assembly’s Alcoholism and…

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