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OJPAC Defends Hikind: Remarks Targeted to a Few, not Rockland County as a Whole

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The Orthodox Jewish Political Affairs Council came to the defense of Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind, clarifying that his recent remarks were not intended to put a negative label on the entire county. “In saying that Rockland County is a cesspool of hate, Mr. Dov Hikind spoke about hateful actions from ...

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Zebrowski Slams Hikind: Don’t Paint Rockland with a Broad Brush

Assemblyman Kenneth Zebrowski: I refuse to allow someone who knows nothing about Rockland and who lives in and represents Brooklyn, to make broad, disparaging statements about the people of Rockland County.

Assemblyman Kenneth Zebrowski criticized Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind for labeling Rockland County a “cesspool of hate” in his request to investigate the Anti-Semitic video shown to school children. As reported, Assemblyman Hikind called last week on New York Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, to form a task force to investigate the ...

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Assemblyman Hikind Calls on AG Schneiderman to Investigate Anti-Semitic Video Shown to School Kids

Assemblyman Dov Hikind: "I’m calling on the Attorney General to investigate this cesspool of hate and anti-Semitism going on in Rockland County.

Assemblyman Dov Hikind today called on New York Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman to from a task force to investigate the inappropriate video shown to school children in Rockland County. The call for an investigation comes on the heels of an anti-Semitic educational video shown in three 9th grade Social Studies ...

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3 Hours to Go: Yeshiva Talpios of Monsey Needs your Help

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With just three hours to go until the clock stops ticking, The preeminent Yeshiva Talpios of Monsey is looking for the public to help in raising $500,000 online. Hundreds of today’s Bachurim will continue to get a real connection to Torah and Hashem at Yeshiva Talpios of Monsey, thanks to ...

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Met Mitzvah: Help Bring Peace to his Neshama!

Monsey, NY - New Square Emergency Services are asking the public for help in continuing the search efforts for a missing person believed to be deceased.

Tragedy rocked the Jewish community in Rockland County last week Friday, when a 46-year-old Yid lost his life by plunging into the frigid waters of the Hudson River at the George Washington Bridge R”L. Now, the family is asking the public for help to continue the search efforts for their ...

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Carlucci Announces $1 Million in Funding for Emergency Repairs in East Ramapo

Sen. David Carlucci annoounced $1 Million for Emergency Repairs for Ramapo High School Roof.

$1 million in funding has been secured to help repair a leaky roof at Ramapo High School, State and school officials announced.   After getting calls and emails from parents and teachers, Sen. David Carlucci took action in securing the necessary funding to fix the damaged roof at Ramapo High ...

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Photos: Siyum Hashas in Monsey by Areivim’s Yeshiva Merkaz Hatorah


A Siyum Hashas was held last week Thursday in Monsey by Yeshiva Merkaz Hatorah, part of the acclaimed Monsey organization ‘Areivim’. Yeshiva Merkaz Hatorah is a mainstream Yeshiva and Kolel in Monsey with a variety of learning and Hashkafa options. It is a place where one can work on their ...

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Town of Ramapo Appoints New Police Chief: Brad Weidel

Brad Weidel started his law enforcement career in 1980. Today, he was sworn in as chief of Ramapo Police Department.

Earlier today, the Ramapo Town Board appointed Captain Brad Weidel as Chief of Police for the Town of Ramapo Police Department. The appointment today comes four months after the retirement of Ramapo Police Chief Peter Brower. Weidel, dressed in a business suit, said he is pleased and honored to be ...

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Legislator Wieder Condemns Anti-Semitic Video Shown To Local High School History Students


Rockland County Legislator Aron B. Wieder has strongly criticized the use of a disturbing anti-Semitic video to teach history to local public high school students. “This horrible video portrays Jews in a very negative and untrue light,” Wieder said. “It does nothing but divide people by feeding stereotypes and fueling ...

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Job Fair Event for Monsey Job Seekers Hailed a Success


Hundreds of Monsey residents had a chance to meet with potential employers on Sunday, at the 2016 Winter Job Fair held at the local Vilchovitz Hall in Monsey. The job fair was hosted by the Monsey Back to Work Initiative, and consisted of a collection of business booths, companies and ...

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