Category Archives: Photo Posts

Rabbi Nachman Caller Gets Rabbonims Approval To Lobby Albany On Catskills Casinos

caller casino 058In response to a call by noted community leader Rabbi Nachman Caller, an urgent meeting was held on Thursday night at the synagogue of Rabbi Cheskel Roth to discuss the options of preventing the construction of a Casino at the site of the former Concord Hotel in Monticello.

The meeting was attended by more than thirty prominent Rabbonim from the Borough Park community. Upon conclusion of the meeting, it was decided that “the community must be urgently warned to do whatever it can to prevent the destruction” of several Orthodox Jewish communities in the Catskills consisting of camps, homes, and schools which would result from the building of a casino in the vicinity.

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Photos & Video: London Jewry Protests in Solidarity Against Israeli Draft Law

4a07d73784f44f1c6a9275bcf8722d6dLondon, UK – Thousands of Jews gathered tonight in Stamford Hill in solidarity with their brothers and sisters in Israel, at the same time that a mass protest took place in Israel – to rally in prayer against the decree of the Israeli military draft of Yeshiva students, which is contrary to the foundations of the Torah.

The rally was attended by many rabbis of different backgrounds, Rabbi Moshe Chaim Ephraim Fadva Av Beit Din of London reminded the the duty of everyone to participate with the children of Israel in Israel against the draft law “We protest the decree for our brethren in Israel who live in our holy land,” he said.

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Extensive Photo Gallery: Mass Protest in Jerusalem Against Military Draft Law

PHOTOS: Speaker Mark-Viverito Kicks Off ‘All Week’ At The Museum of Tolerance

Speaker of the City Council Melissa Mark-Viverito kicked off Thursday ‘All Week’ event at the Museum of Tolerance Respect for All. The event was organized by Rabbi Steven Burg, Eastern director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center & Museums of Tolerance.
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Pictures Speak a Million Words: The 5 Who Kerry Denies were Killed by Terror

As reported here earlier today, Secretary of State John Kerry claimed “Last year, not one Israeli was killed by a Palestinian from the West Bank”. The following are those who Kerry says weren’t killed:

5 that were killed by west bank terrorists in 2013_001

Photo Composite by JP Updates

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Israeli FM Lieberman Visits Lubavitcher Rebbe’s OHEL In First Stop On US Visit

Avigdor Lieberman, the newly reinstated Israeli Foreign Minister, arrived Tuesday to the United States to meet with Secretary of State John Kerry.

Mr. Lieberman’s first stop was at the Ohel of the late Lubavitcher Rebbe in Queens, according to Crown Heights Info. Mr. Lieberman was last month acquitted of all charges in his latest trial, after an ongoing 16-year period of police investigations.


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Photo: 50 Years Ago: Forward Building Draped in Sign Mourning JFK Assassination

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Photo: Joe Lhota Meets Joe Hynes on the Campaign Trail

Joe Lhota meets Hynes on campaign trail

Credit: @JacobKornbluh via Twitter

PHOTO GALLERY: Local Election Day in Israel

Local elections took place today in Israel as Mayors from many key cities such as Jerusalem and Tel Aviv stood in heavy re-elections fights. Here is a Photo Gallery from the voting.

Photos: Councilman Greenfield Distributes 600 Bike Helmets

photo 3Brooklyn, NY – Councilman David Greenfield in conjunction with the New York City DOT distributed today 600 helmets to kids in his district.

The Helmet Distribution took place on 14th Avenue on the corner of 50th Street in Brooklyn in front of the Borough Park Y.

Click here for Photo Gallery of the distribution

PHOTOS: Hundreds of Photos of Rav Ovadia Yosef and His Funeral

in Light of the passing of Chacham Ovadia Yosef, we uploaded several photo galleries containing hundreds of Photos of Chacham Ovadia and his Funeral.

Main Photo Gallery page

List of Galleries:

Close to a million people at the massive funeral
Massive response of emergency personnel at the funeral
Chacham Ovadia with Gedolei Yisroel
The last Pesach with Rav Ovadia
Rav Ovadia by the last Siyum Hashas


Photo: Bakery Where Anthony Wiener Had Outburst has Offer for Govt. Shutdown Victims

Weiss Bakery located on thirteenth Avenue in Borough Park has an offer for employees affected by the Government shutdown:


PHOTO GALLERY: Agudath Day in Washington

Perhaps we are posting this abit too late in an era of instant communication but here is a very nice photo gallery of Agudath Israel’s annual mission to Washington.

Photo: Congressman Nadler Tweets his High School Pic


PHOTO GALLERY of Kiryas Joel, NY Search for Missing 10 Year Old

A 10 year old boy went missing Sunday afternoon in the Hasidic village of Kiryas Joel, in Orange County, New York. At the time of this post the search is still ongoing. SEE THE PHOTO GALLERY HERE

UK PHOTOS: Orthodox Jewish Leaders Meet MP’s at the House of Commons

Orthodox Jewish Activists and Leaders in London met today with multiple members of parliament. The officials seen in the photos are from the House of Commons which is like the House of Representatives in the Unites States. Clicks here to see a photo gallery.

Close Up Video: Riot Police Chase Down Gov Critics After Istanbul Rally

Turkish riot police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse some 3,000 protesters  who tried to enter Taksim Square in Istanbul. The group had gathered on the pedestrian way that leads to the square, the site of nearly three weeks of protests against hardline Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamic-rooted government. At least 4 protesters have died in the protests and thousands more injured. See Video Read more »

Photo: Rep. Jerry Nadler davening at the shiva house of Hikind


Photo: Michigan Gov. Snyder Meets Netanyahu on Israel Visit

Photo: Weiner Kicks Off “Key To The City” Ideas In Front Of Kosher Supermarket

Brooklyn Photos: Nadler Meeting the Orthodox Community

Photo: Israeli Pols At Celebrate Israel Parade in NY

L to R: Minister Gilad Erdan, Minister Sofa Landver, MK Dov Lipman, Deputy Minister Danny Danon. Photo by Pnina Sploitz

L to R: Minister Gilad Erdan, Minister Sofa Landver, MK Dov Lipman, Deputy Minister Danny Danon. Photo by Pnina Sploitz

Photo Gallery: Politicos at the Celebrate Israel Parade

At the annual Celebrate Israel Parade many elected officials and political candidates come participate to show support for Israel (or garner support for themselves…)

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Via @Twitter #TogetherOnFifth

Photos: Candidates Wear Yarmulka’s in Jewish Press NYC Mayoral Forum

Brooklyn, NY – All Candidates with the exception of Erick Salgado (and of course Christine Quinn) wore Yarmulka’s (skull caps) at the Jewish Press Mayoral Forum that took place earlier tonight at Manhattan Beach Center 60 W. End Ave. See Here Photo Gallery

We Wish Our Visitors & Advertisers a Happy & Healthy Shevuos

We will be out for the observance of the Shevuos holiday, we will be back on Thursday night May 16th.

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