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  1. NYC Schools Are Finally Starting To Offer Kosher And Halal MealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 21 | Forward

    As the New York City fiscal budget for 2019 begins to take shape, city officials are taking the opportunity to push new initiatives. With 38% of today's New York public school students Jewish and Muslim, and growing rapidly, new measures are needed to suit their dietary restrictions.

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  2. Fran Drescher Speaks Of Possible 'The Nanny' Revival And We Are All EarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | Forward

    After the 'Roseanne' spinoff almost happened, we didn't know if we were brave enough to weather another 90's sitcom revival that might start a slew of controversy. But we found a silver lining when ABC rightfully pulled the show and actress Fran Drescher announced that 'The Nanny' might make a comeback after 25 years, as a more liberal-esque replacement.

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  3. A Soviet Israeli Poet Dreams of Dorothy Parker and A.A. Milne - In MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Forward

    If your kids aren't quoting Dorothy Parker, reciting the history of New York City landmarks, or begging for brusque strolls in the park then get thee to "Central Park: The Musical." The new musical, by Russian-Israeli composer Dina Pruzhansky with a book by Arnold Shvetsov, will play at the JCC of Manhattan this Sunday at 11AM and 2PM, and it ain't anything like "Annie" or "The Music Man."

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  4. That's Not Your Grandfather's Klezmer In Central ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Forward

    Central Park's annual SummerStage Festival, typically the domain of Americana artists like Rhiannon Giddens, rap veterans including Public Enemy, indie rock legends such as the Feelies, latter-day folkies like the Indigo Girls, jazz artists including McCoy Tyner and Roy Haynes, and Afropop stars such as King Sunny AdA , took on a decidedly Ashkenazic tinge last night - as it has for one night each summer in recent years - with "Yiddish Under the Stars," featuring stars in the sky and stars of Yiddish and klezmer music onstage.

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  5. Saying Goodbye To The Torah Scribe Of Washington HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Forward

    One day in the early 1990s, a red-bearded scribe walked into my small corner of the world. Rabbi Yosef Lasdun was a slender man in his thirties, dressed head to toe in the black garb of Jewish men from Washington Heights.

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  6. Ben's Best Deli Is Closing. Are We Witnessing The End Of The Jewish Deli?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Forward

    Jewish delis used to be a New York staple. In the Lower East Side of Manhattan, for a group of Jewish immigrants longing for a sense of place, delis offered the Eastern European foods of their home countries .

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  7. Brooklyn Teacher Joshua Levine Helped 4th Graders Cheat On New York TestingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Forward

    Brooklyn fourth-grade teacher Joshua Levine was found to have assisted students in cheating on New York state testing, The New York Post reports . Levine is said to have supplied students with answers during testing after admitting he did not teach the material, according to records detailing the Department of Education's Office of Special Investigations findings from the 2013-2015 school year.

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  8. The Night We Lost The Messiah Menachem Mendel SchneersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Forward

    The balcony curtains suddenly parted. The Rebbe sat motionless surrounded by his three trusted rabbinical aides.

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  9. Bill De Blasio's Plan To Desegregate Schools Is A Band-Aid On A Bullet WoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | Forward

    On February 3, 1964, nearly half a million of New York City's black and Puerto Rican children were kept home from school. The boycott was part of a demand for the desegregation of New York City's public schools.

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  10. Brooklyn Orthodox Councilman Plans Gender-Segregated Beach DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | Forward

    A Brooklyn lawmaker is renting a government-owned beach to host two gender-segregated swim days this summer for his Jewish and Muslim constituents, the New York Post reported Wednesday. City Councilman Chaim Deutsch is raising private funds to cover the cost of taking over the beach at Kingsborough Community College.

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  11. Sweet N' High: Cannabis-Infused Sweetener For Your KugelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Forward

    He operates two massively popular Bubby's restaurants in New York - and seven in Japan. He and wife Melissa have four adorable kids.

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  12. Ex-Camper Accuses Female Orthodox Counselor Of 'Traumatic' Sex AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Forward

    When Leah Sokolovsky was 15, she spent many Friday nights sleeping over at the home of the 20-year-old assistant head counselor of her ultra-Orthodox summer camp. The two had not been particularly close at camp.

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  13. Is A Private Community In Suburban New York Targeting Hasidic Jews?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | Forward

    The first Hasidic couple to move to Highland Lake Estates alleges that on their first night in the new house, the head of the community's homeowner's association shined the headlights of his car into their home for twenty minutes. Other Hasidic families say they woke up to find their mailboxes vandalized or destroyed.

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  14. 5 Things To Know About Harvey Weinstein's Lawyer, Benjamin BrafmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Forward

    Prominent New York attorney Benjamin Brafman is once again in the news for representing a high-profile client, this time the former Hollywood mogul and accused rapist Harvey Weinstein. The criminal defense lawyer has gone to bat for several notable figures, including P. Diddy and Charles Kushner.

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  15. Connie Kurtz, LGBT Activist, Dies At 81Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | Forward

    LGBT activist Constance Kurtz, whose lawsuit against the New York City Board of Education led eventually to domestic partner benefits for all New York City employees in 1994, has died. Kurtz, known as Connie, died in the West Palm Beach, Florida, home that she shared with her life partner, Ruthie Berman, on Sunday.

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  16. Israeli Intel Firm Collected Info On Linda Sarsour For Adelson-Backed GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | Forward

    A private Israeli intelligence-gathering firm collected potentially damaging information on Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour, according to a report in Haaretz. The firm, Israel Cyber Shield, was gathering the intelligence for Act.IL, a pro-Israel advocacy organization, according to the report published Thursday.

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  17. Simcha Felder Scoffs At Democratic Push To Boot Him: 'Are They Going To Build A Wall?'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Forward

    New York Democrats passed resolutions Wednesday night backing primary opposition to turncoat state Sen. Simcha Felder - and moving to kick him out of the party. Party leaders gathered at an annual convention demanded Brooklyn party leaders move to boot Felder, who has handed control of the evenly divided chamber to Republicans by caucusing with them.

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  18. NYC Public School Holds Moment Of Silence For Gaza VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Forward

    Students at a selective New York City public school participated in a moment of silence for the Palestinian victims of violence on the Gazan border with Israel, angering some parents. The moment of silence was held a week ago at the Beacon School located in the Hell's Kitchen area of Manhattan.

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  19. Aaron Schlossberg Condemned By Fellow Lawyers - Slammed By 25,000 On PetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | Forward

    Although he is now been booted out of his office space , Aaron Schlossberg made it to court - to the condemnation of colleagues. There is also a petition calling for his disbarment circulating.

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  20. Aaron Schlossberg Gets Boot From OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | Forward

    Schlossberg had been using a business center in 275 Madison Ave. as an office address for his private law firm, but he was removed following the video that went viral Wednesday, in which he as captured berating Spanish-speaking workers at a Manhattan restaurant. "We have terminated his services agreement with us," Hayim Grant, the president of Corporate Suites, which operates the business center, told The Post, adding that he was "completely shocked" by the nearly minute-long clip.

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