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Israel recalls ambassador to Sweden for consultations

Israel recalls ambassador to Sweden for consultations

Sweden became the first major western country to recognize a Palestinian state on Thursday, triggering a sharp response from Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman who recalled Israel ambassador to Sweden Isaac…

Netanyahu Blames Abbas Incitement for Shooting of Temple Mount Activist

Netanyahu Blames Abbas Incitement for Shooting of Temple Mount Activist

Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu addresses the United Nations General Assembly on September 29th, 2014. Times of Israel – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that incitement by Palestinian Authority President…

Iran Seeks Removal of All Sanctions Before Signing Nuclear Deal

Iran Seeks Removal of All Sanctions Before Signing Nuclear Deal

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry negotiates with Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif in Vienna, August 2014. Photo: Wikimedia Yahoo/ AFP – Iran wants all Western sanctions to be lifted…

Builder Of Jerusalem

Builder Of Jerusalem

By Larry Gordon We have asked the question again and again in this space. Why is it so important that people be allowed to live freely wherever they are in…

Todd Kaminsky For Assembly

Todd Kaminsky For Assembly

By Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder I have worked tirelessly over the last three years in the community and in Albany to deliver for families in Far Rockaway and the Five Towns.…

Vote Avi Fertig

Vote Avi Fertig

By Howard Kopel Writing a political endorsement tends to be formulaic. It is typically written by political associates with a superficial knowledge of the person they are endorsing. We are…

A Congressional Contest

A Congressional Contest

By Larry Gordon The race to replace longtime Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy has taken a number of odd twists and turns over the last week or so. As the readers know,…

WHO IS KERRIA LACCA AND WHY DO SOME RABBIS DISLIKE HER SO?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman She lies at the heart of the most controversial issues that have hit the chareidi world since the mid-sixties. Satmar and the rabbis in Lakewood, New…

Dov Hikind For State Assembly

Dov Hikind For State Assembly

The editorial board of the Five Towns Jewish Times gives its enthusiastic endorsement to Dov Hikind for NY State Assembly, representing the 48th District (Boro Park and Flatbush). Dov Hikind…

The JCCRP Legislative Breakfast: Building Community

The JCCRP Legislative Breakfast:  Building Community

This past Sunday, October 26, the Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula (JCCRP) held a Legislative Breakfast honoring government officials and community leaders who have been instrumental in supporting…