Police officers at the 90th precinct in Brooklyn are “looking at” a man picked up this morning in connection with an alleged fight last month at the synagogue on Rodney street in Williamsburg, according to Michael Levoff a spokesman for the police department.
Mr. Levoff stressed that as of now, no charges have been Read More
A press release from Aron Teitelbaum’s people announces the giant Shabbos service tonight, and two more tomorrow, under a tent in Williamsburg (which Jason Horowitz told us about a couple days ago on this site).
From the press release:
Grand Rabbi Aron, the oldest son of Rabbi Moses Teitelbaum obm, arrived in Williamsburg, Wednesday (April Read More
Tomorrow kicks off a conference on rising energy costs at the Community Church of New York.
Then, the City Council Transportation Committee meets to discuss Roosevelt Island tram safety.
In the afternoon, NARAL Pro-Choice New York hosts their annual Champions of Choice awards at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, where last year’s champion, Mike Bloomberg, Read More
There is still no compromise or resolution in sight in the bitter battle of succession between the two sons of the Grand Rebbe Moshe Teitelbaum, who died Monday night and left a vacuum in the leadership of the Satmar community.
On the contrary, the two factions keep campaigning and claiming victory.
According to Read More
The death of Rabbi Moses Teitelbaum last night raises two immediate questions.
The first was which of the Rabbi’s two sons, Aaron or Zalmen, would speak at his funeral, and if both, in what order? That answer could shed light on the battle over succession rights in the Satmar community.
The second question Read More
The Times reports that the state assembly has overriden over half of George Pataki’s budget vetos; and has the obituary for Rabbi Moses Teitelbaum, who passed away last night.
The Sun writes about the looming budget crisis.
And the Albany Times Union reports on possible misuse of taxpayer-funded member items by Read More