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Orthodox Jews say they were excluded from White House hate-crimes summit

WASHINGTON — President Biden slammed antisemitism last week at a White House-hosted “United We Stand” summit against hate crimes, but he is being accused by some Orthodox Jewish leaders of excluding them from the event. The Rev. Al Sharpton requested the summit after the...

Supreme Court sides with LGBTQ group at Yeshiva University

The Supreme Court refused to block a state court order that requires New York’s Yeshiva University to officially recognize an LGBTQ student group. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Brett Kavanaugh joined the court’s three liberal justices on Wednesday in a 5-4 decision that...

Hatzalah asks court to arrest founder of Florida-based Jewish ambulance service that employs women

New York-based Jewish ambulance service Chevra Hatzalah is trying to snuff out a similar group in Florida — because they employ female EMTs, the founder of the Sunshine State-based volunteer program claims. When Isaac Hersh, 30, started Hatzalah of Palm Beach and Hatzalah of...

Voter fraud accusations rock ‘Borscht Belt’ resort in the Catskills

A tiny Borscht Belt town that beckons Orthodox Jewish vacationers in the summer staged a pivotal election this spring that was anything but kosher, according to an explosive lawsuit that has triggered a state investigation into alleged voter fraud. Fleischmanns — a...

Over 100 NYC Orthodox Jews get kicked off German flight over mask dispute

A group of about 100 Orthodox Jews from New York City says it was barred from boarding a connecting flight in Germany last week — because a few didn’t wear masks on the previous leg, according to reports. The group embarked from JFK Airport...
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