7 arrested for rioting, harassment in Lincoln City

7 arrested for rioting, harassment in Lincoln City

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Seven people from Clark County were arrested by Lincoln City police for rioting after launching illegal fireworks and yelling racial slurs at a Black family on the 4th of July. Around 9:30 p.m. officers were sent to the Inn at Spanish Head on the oceach beach area about the disturbance being caused. The first officers arrived on their beach ATV and were surrounded by “about 10 people who began taunting and…

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Allentown Synagogue ”Zoombombed”

Allentown Synagogue ”Zoombombed”

A virtual service hosted by Congregation Keneseth Israel of Allentown was ‘’zoombombed’’ over the weekend by hackers who spewed anti-Semitic and racial slurs. About 75 members of the synagogue were logged into a Zoom service on Friday night when the uninvited guests uploaded an image of a swastika and began to spew hate-filled language. ”At first, we thought the random sounds and voices were someone who forgot to mute themselves,” Rabbi Seth Phillips told PBS39. ”When profanity…

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Brooklyn lawyers charged in Molotov cocktail attack on NYPD cruiser

Brooklyn lawyers charged in Molotov cocktail attack on NYPD cruiser

Two Brooklyn lawyers, including an Ivy League graduate corporate attorney, are facing federal charges over accusations they tossed a Molotov cocktail into an NYPD vehicle early Saturday morning during a protest over the police killing of George Floyd. Colinford Mattis, 32, a corporate lawyer and member of Community Board 5 in East New York, was charged along with fellow attorney Urooj Rahman with the attempted attack on an empty police cruiser parked outside the 88th…

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Israel is opening: The latest COVID-19 restrictions

Israel is opening: The latest COVID-19 restrictions

The country’s coronavirus restrictions are lifting fast, leaving the public with many questions regarding what can be done, when and how.  “We received a lot of joyful news today,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said late Tuesday night, as the government approved lifting more coronavirus regulations. “Drink a cup of coffee and a beer too,” he encouraged. “Go out and make a living.” But the prime minister also said that the Health Ministry was closely monitoring…

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Coronavirus Live: Israel Permits Reopening Synagogues

Coronavirus Live: Israel Permits Reopening Synagogues

As the world continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, Israel and the Palestinians are working to curb the spread of COVID-19 among their populations. 16,659 people in Israel have so far tested positive for the coronavirus; 278 people have died. In the West Bank and East Jerusalem, 554 people tested positive; two people have died. In the Gaza Strip, 23 people were diagnosed, 16 of whom recovered. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approved the reopening…

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100-year-old WW II veteran dies of Covid-19

100-year-old WW II veteran dies of Covid-19

On March 26, Canadian CBC News reported that Zaima Rosenberg, who would have turned 101 in May, died in a North York hospital. Rozenberg was diagnosed with Covid-19, from the complications of which he died. However, the personality of Mr. Rozenberg deserves more attention than the news media devoted to him. Tells the grandson of Rozenberg Gregory Olshansky. “On Tuesday, March 24, 2020, my 100-year-old grandfather, Zaima Rosenberg, passed away. The official cause of death…

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Holocaust Memorial Center initiates renaming the Dorohozhychi station to Babyn Yar

Holocaust Memorial Center initiates renaming the  Dorohozhychi station to Babyn Yar

The Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center initiates the renaming of the Dorohozhyzhi station of the Syrets-Pechersk metro line to Babyn Yar. The NGO has already sent a letter of request to Kyiv Mayor Vitaly Klychko. The funding of all costs and expenses connected with the renaming process will be assumed by the Charity.  The reasoning behind this initiative is the fact that Dorohozhychi metro station is located directly on the historical site in the ravine…

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