New Engagement!

Written by TFTI Monday, 03 September 2012 14:11

Mazal Tov to Gavriel Newfeld (Far Rockaway,NY) and Zahava Sacks (Passaic, NJ) on their engagement.

 

Robberies worry Five Towns residents

Last Updated on Monday, 03 September 2012 13:55 Written by Ann Friedman/LI Herald Monday, 03 September 2012 13:44


Andy and Elyse Trevers have been living in their Nelson Court home in Hewlett for more than 30 years, and until recently had never experienced any criminal activity in the neighborhood.

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NY Assembly Speaker Silver Keeps Role At Democratic Convention Despite Scandal

Last Updated on Monday, 03 September 2012 13:06 Written by AP Monday, 03 September 2012 12:41


Charlotte, NC - Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, undaunted by a scandal back home, will again have the honor of announcing that New York’s Democratic delegates are endorsing Barack Obama for president during the Democratic convention.

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Ryan's Role: Defending Romney And Slamming Obama

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 August 2012 12:16 Written by AP Thursday, 30 August 2012 12:05

Republican vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan waves with his family, from left, Sam, Liza, wife Janna, Charlie and mother Betty Ryan Douglas after his acceptance speech during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Tampa, FL - With a no-nonsense tone, Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan embraced his role as Barack Obama’s top agitator — and Mitt Romney’s chief defender

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Torah In Ten - Parshas Ki Seitzei

Written by Rabbi Chaim Miller / torahinten Thursday, 30 August 2012 13:20

 

Isaac Knocks Out Power To Half Of Louisiana

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 August 2012 12:03 Written by AP Thursday, 30 August 2012 11:45

A sherriff's vehicle sits in flood waters caused by Isaac, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, north of LaPlace, La, off Lake Pontchartrain. Isaac's maximum sustained winds had decreased to 45 mph and the National Hurricane Center said it was expected to become a tropical depression by Thursday night. The storm's center was on track to cross Arkansas on Friday and southern Missouri on Friday night, spreading rain as it goes.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

New Orleans - Nearly half of Louisiana is without power as Tropical Storm Isaac moves inland.

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Prosecutor Dismisses Complaint Against Second German Rabbi Charged For Violating Bris Milah Court Ruling

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 August 2012 12:42 Written by Benjamin Weinthal / JPost Thursday, 30 August 2012 11:37

AP File photo: Rabbi Yitshak Ehrenberg

Berlin - Prosecutors in Germany’s capital city dismissed a criminal complaint lodged against popular local Rabbi Yitshak Ehrenberg over “causing bodily harm” by performing ritual circumcision, according to a document obtained by The Jerusalem Post on Thursday.

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UN Chief Denounced His Host Iran over Israeli Threats, Holocaust Denial

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 August 2012 11:26 Written by AP Thursday, 30 August 2012 07:44

In this photo released by the official website of the Iranian Presidency Office, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon (l.) talks with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (r.) during their meeting in Tehran, Iran, on Aug. 29. An unidentified interpreter sits at center. Mohsen Rafinejad/Presidency Office/AP

Tehran, Iran - The U.N. chief jolted his Iranian hosts for a nonaligned nations meeting Wednesday by pointing out “serious concerns” in Tehran’s human rights record and urging cooperation with the world body to improve freedoms.

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Ann Romney Says America Can Trust Her Husband

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 August 2012 12:53 Written by AP Thursday, 30 August 2012 12:35

Ann Romney is greeted on stage by her husband Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney after her speech to the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applwhite)

Tampa, FL - Meet Mitt Romney’s sweetheart.

Making her national debut, Ann Romney swept onto the stage at the Republican National Convention late Tuesday night and delivered a forceful defense of her husband’s character and values — and made an all-out play for the critical women’s vote — in a speech designed to introduce the country to the man she knows better than anyone.

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Samsung Unveils Voice-Controlled Camera

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 August 2012 11:29 Written by AP Thursday, 30 August 2012 07:35

JK Shin, President of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics unveils the new Galaxy Camera at a Samsung event in Berlin, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Berlin - Samsung has unveiled a voice-controlled camera as part of a fall lineup of consumer gadgets aimed at setting itself apart from rival Apple.

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100-Year-Old Driver Hits 11 People Near LA School

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 August 2012 11:35 Written by AP Thursday, 30 August 2012 07:16

A Los Angeles City firefighter assists one of eight people injured when a car sped onto a sidewalk and plowed into a group of parents and children outside Main Street Elementary school, Wednesday Aug. 29, 2012 in Los Angeles. The crash occurred at 2:50 p.m., shortly after school had let out for the day, according to a statement from the Los Angeles Unified School District. Some of the people injured were children. (AP Photo/La Opinion, J. Emilio Flores)

Los Angeles, CA - Authorities say a 100-year-old man drove onto a sidewalk and hit 11 people, including nine children, across from an elementary school in South Los Angeles.

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Christie Fires Up Republicans With Obama Critique

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 August 2012 12:20 Written by AP Thursday, 30 August 2012 12:11

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his wife Mary Pat looks over the podium during a sound check at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Tampa, FL -  With a rowdy fist-pump, blunt and brash New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie lit a fire under the Republican National Convention, labeling Democratic President Barack Obama part of the complacent status quo.

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Levi Aron Gets 40 Years-Life For Dismemberment Of Leiby Kletzky

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 August 2012 11:36 Written by AP Thursday, 30 August 2012 07:09

Levi Aron, center, appears in court for sentencing at State Supreme Court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. Aron received 40 years to life in prison for the 2011 abduction and murder of eight year old Leiby Kletzky, who stopped to ask Aron for directions as he walked home from religious day camp. At left is defense Attorney Howard Greenberg. (AP Photo/New York Daily News, Jesse Ward, Pool)

Brooklyn, NY - A hardware store clerk was sentenced Wednesday to 40 years to life in prison after pleading guilty to kidnapping, killing and dismembering a lost little boy, bringing an end to a gruesome crime that horrified a tight-knit Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn.

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