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Police & Fire A photo of the flier. (Source: Yeshiva World News)
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The New York Police Department is investigating anti-Semitic messages found written on a flier posted on a Gravsend yeshiva, according to reports. The notes were found on Saturday at Mirrer Yeshiva (1791 Ocean Parkway, near Kings Highway), scrawled in pen in the margins of a printed advisory the yeshiva itself had posted. According to JPUpdates,…

News & Features
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Speed enforcement cameras are coming to select school zones across the city. The New York Times is reporting that the state legislature passed a bill that would install the controversial cameras in 20 school zones as part of a five-year pilot program. Speeding across the city, especially in Brooklyn, has been a lightning rod of…

News & Features
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State Senator Marty Golden continues to take heat over his opposition to speed enforcement cameras as a group of protesters descended upon his Bay Ridge office at 7408 Fifth Avenue demanding he change his stance on the issue, according to a report by Capital New York. The protest was organized by Bay Ridge Advocates for Keeping Everyone Safe (BRAKES)…

Opinion
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The fight over speed enforcement cameras is getting nastier. Last week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg personally called out State Senators Marty Golden, Simcha Felder and Dean Skelos for having blood on their hands in refusing to include funding for speed enforcement cameras in the state budget. In response, Senate Democrats are trying to reinvigorate the effort…

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,…