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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

The Stoliner Rebbe’s Unique Approach To Technology

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Of the different approaches in dealing with the dangers of technology, the Stoliner Rebbe is known to have a more engaging approach. Seeing it as a reality of life, the Rebbe puts more of a focus on confronting it than avoiding it.
On Motzei Shabbos Parshas chayei Sarah, Hagaon R’ Shimon Spitzer a prominent Magid Shiur in Karlin delivered and explained the Rebbe’s approach on dealing with the challenges posed by technology.
The following is a free-style translation from Yiddish to English of the shiur on Technology by R’ Shimon Spitzer regarding the Rebbe’s derech in this sensitive area, courtesy of Bechadrei Chareidim.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Good Riddance John Kerry, we won't miss you

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John Kerry just couldn't resist.

Even though his pubic career is about to end--even though the Israeli-Palestinian "peace process" is long dead--even though he has absolutely nothing to gain from it--the 73 year-old Kerry just could not resist unleashing one final blast at Israel.

Kerry's disingenuous and mean-spirited attack on Israel at the Saban Forum on Sunday served as a powerful reminder of how good it is that he is about to leave office--and how dangerous for Israel it would have been if he had remained as secretary of state.

Kerry said he finds it "profoundly disturbing" that many members of the Israel cabinet think a Palestinian state isn't such a great idea. Kerry acts as if Palestinian statehood has been an enshrined part of U.S. policy since time immemorial. In fact, only two presidents have endorsed Palestinian statehood; it has been part of U.S. foreign policy for only a very brief time. Future presidents have every right to disagree with the wisdom of that proposal. And certainly Israeli cabinet members have even more of a right to question its wisdom.

"There will be no advance and no separate peace with the Arab world without the Palestinian process and Palestinian peace," Kerry absurdly declared. Apparently he has forgotten that Israel already has separate peace treaties with two of the four neighboring Arab states, Egypt and Jordan. Israel does not need a peace treaty with Lebanon, and Israel has nothing to gain from a peace treaty with Syria, since Syria is no longer a functioning state. So what "peace with the Arab world" is Kerry blabbering about? Does Israel really need the recognition of Morocco or Qatar?

Kerry also rambled off into a long denunciation of "the settlements" for supposedly "blocking peace." He said how bothered he was that Israel has ignored his "warnings" about settlements.

 Maybe one of the reasons Israel has ignored those "warnings" is that Israelis are sick and tired of Kerry's hypocritical lecturing. He never says a word about the massive illegal Palestinian construction in the territories. He acts as if it's a given that a Jew residing in Judea-Samaria or many parts of Jerusalem is illegal and illegitimate while it's perfectly fine for Arabs to build anywhere and everywhere they please.

At the Saban Forum, Kerry also launched into another tired recitation of the claim that Israel's "can't be both democratic and Jewish" unless it permits creation of a Palestinian state. 

This old canard has been discredited innumerable times, but Kerry just won't let go of it. "There are more Arabs than Jews living between the Mediterranean and the Jordan River," Kerry pompously asserted, as if Israelis are unaware of that questionable fact, which demographic changes are altering.
Yes, there are a lot of Arabs living in those territories. But they're not Israeli citizens. They're citizens of the Palestinian Authority. There is no threat to Israel's democratic majority, because non-citizens don't vote in Israel--just as they don't vote in the United States or any other country. The "demographic threat" is a myth.

Kerry has repeatedly demonstrated both a poor grasp of the facts and a troubling willingness to harass, threaten, and pressure Israel.

In February 2014, he warned that if Israel did not make more concessions to the Palestinians, it would face “an increasing delegitimization campaign”--a campaign that he boosted with his comment, as he surely knew he would. In April 2004, he said Israel would turn into "an apartheid state" if it did not quickly agree to a Palestinian state.

Last October, Kerry declared at Harvard University that "there's been a massive increase in settlements over the course of the last years" --a total lie, since Israel has not authorized the establishment of a single new "settlement" in Judea-Samaria since Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin froze the creation of new communities there in 1992. Even worse, he said the mythical settlement-building causes Palestinian "frustration" which then causes Palestinian violence--thereby providing a justification for Palestinian Arabs to stab, shoot, bomb and run over Israelis.

Kerry met Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas in Amman last February 21. It was the height of the so-called Knife Intifada, the daily Palestinian stabbings of Israeli women and children, and incessant anti-Jewish incitement in the official PA press, radio, and television.

It could have been the moment that defined Kerry's career as secretary of state. It was his opportunity to speak the truth, to display moral fiber, to exhibit strength of character and fortitude. It was his chance to tell Abbas, in no uncertain terms, that the violence and to stop, immediately and completely, or the PA would forfeit the $500-million it receives each year from the Obama administration.

Instead, what did Kerry tell Abbas? He called for "calm and a decrease in violence, incitement and inflammatory rhetoric." That was it. "A decrease." Not an end to violence--just a decrease. Thanks a lot, Mr. Secretary.

Kerry will be remembered as a secretary of state who appeased Palestinian terrorists and tyrants, while lecturing and pressuring America's democratic ally. 

Goodbye, John Kerry. We won't miss you.

(Mr. Flatow, a New Jersey attorney, is vice president of the Religious Zionists of America and the father of Alisa Flatow, who was murdered by Palestinian terrorists in 1995.)

Monday, December 5, 2016

Eating just 20 grams of nuts every day could reduce the chances of dying early by more than a fifth

A handful of nuts a day can slash your risk of heart disease and cancer.

Eating just 20 grams of nuts every day could reduce the chances of dying early by more than a fifth, scientists found.
Nuts, particularly walnuts, sunflower seeds and pecans, are high in antioxidants, thought to protect the body against cell damage.

Peanuts – technically a legume – are so healthy that a review suggests even peanut butter could help us live longer, although the sugar and salt it contains may cancel out some benefits.

An analysis of 20 studies by Imperial College London found people who ate a daily ounce of nuts slashed their risk of coronary heart disease by almost a third and their cancer risk by 15 per cent. 

The findings suggest they may also prevent people dying from respiratory disease and diabetes, although there is less evidence.

Co-author Dr Dagfinn Aune, from the School of Public Health at Imperial, said: ‘We found a consistent reduction in risk across many different diseases, which is a strong indication that there is a real underlying relationship between nut consumption and different health outcomes. It’s quite a substantial effect for such a small amount of food.’


Previous studies have suggested that nuts protect the heart and prevent premature death, but there had been little evidence on cancer risk or other disease.

The review highlights that walnuts may be particularly good at warding off cancer, and peanuts at reducing the risk of stroke.

The handful of nuts a day can include tree nuts, defined as dry fruit containing one seed within the ovary wall which becomes hard at maturity. These include walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts, cashews, pistachios and pecans.

However Brazil nuts, which are actually seeds, and peanuts, classified as legumes, were incorporated within the studies as they have similar nutritional properties.

Despite being high in fat, all these nuts are healthy because they contain poly-unsaturated fat, while also packing in fibre, magnesium and vitamin E. It is believed they protect against heart and blood vessel disease by helping the body break down cholesterol and cutting the body’s resistance to insulin.
The nuts in the bottom of Christmas stockings this month may also reduce cancer risk by helping the body develop new blood vessels and maintaining cells.


An average of at least 20 grams of daily nut consumption was found by the review to cut the odds of dying from respiratory disease almost in half, and cut diabetes risk by nearly 40 percent, although the researchers noted more data is needed.

There may be no need to eat any more, as the researchers found little evidence of further improvement in health by consuming above the 20 grams.

Dr Aune said: ‘Nuts and peanuts are high in fibre, magnesium, and polyunsaturated fats - nutrients that are beneficial for cutting cardiovascular disease risk and which can reduce cholesterol levels.

‘Some nuts, particularly walnuts and pecan nuts, are also high in antioxidants, which can fight oxidative stress and possibly reduce cancer risk.

‘Even though nuts are quite high in fat, they are also high in fibre and protein, and there is some evidence that suggests nuts might actually reduce your risk of obesity over time.’

The study, led by researchers from Imperial College London and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, is published in the journal BMC Medicine. 

Dennis "the menace" Ross' obsession with the Palestinians!

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Dennis "the Menace" Ross
by 
Att'y Stephen M. Flatow
The writer, a New Jersey attorney, is the father of Alisa Flatow, who was murdered by Palestinian terrorists in 1995 on a study trip to Israel when the bus she was on exploded on her way to the beach in Gush Katif.. 

For nearly thirty years, Dennis Ross has been advising presidents of the United States to pursue more pro-Palestinian policies. 

This week, he was at it again, offering President-elect Trump some unsolicited "tips" on the Mideast on the op-ed page of the Washington Post. Hopefully the new president will pay less attention to Ross's bad advice than his predecessors did.

Ross first came to wide public attention in 1989, when the New York Times revealed that he was one of the State Department officials responsible for convincing outgoing President Ronald Reagan and incoming President George H.W. Bush to recognize the PLO. Ross insisted that Yasir Arafat had genuinely given up terrorism. That blew up in Bush's face the following year, when PLO-affiliated terrorists tried to attack Tel Aviv beachgoers and the U.S. embassy nearby. Bush broke off the PLO ties that Ross had so carefully cultivated.

During the years following the 1993 Oslo accords, Ross was one of the architects of the Clinton administration's close relationship with Arafat. Once again, Ross claimed Arafat had become moderate. 

That myth was shattered (again!) when Israel intercepted the Karine A, a Palestinian ship full of weapons that Arafat tried to smuggle into the Palestinian Authority's territories in January 2002. The ship contained 50 tons of weapons and 700,000 rounds of ammunition. 

But Ross soon did it again. 
From 2009 to 2011, he served as a senior aide to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and as Middle East director on the National Security Council. Those were the years when Hamas was starting to build tunnels to enable its terrorists to reach Israel from Gaza, and the Israelis began restricting the importation to Gaza of building materials that could be used for the tunnels. So the Obama administration sent Ross to the region--to pressure Israel.

Ross later admitted what he did: "I argued with Israeli leaders and security officials, telling them they needed to allow more construction materials, including cement, into Gaza so that housing, schools and basic infrastructure could be built. They countered that Hamas would misuse it, and they were right.”


Assured by the Obama administration's insistence that the cement would not be used for military purposes, Israel allowed it to be imported. 
The result? Hamas built "a labyrinth of underground tunnels, bunkers, command posts and shelters for its leaders, fighters and rockets," 

Ross acknowledged. They built them with "an estimated 600,000 tons of cement," some of which was "diverted from construction materials allowed into Gaza."  (Washington Post, Aug. 8, 2014)

Despite this record of being consistently wrong on Israel and the Palestinians, Ross is at it again.  

In a December 1, 2016 op-ed in the Washington Post titled "Tips for Trump on the Middle East," Ross offers the next president some suggestions that he says will advance the cause of Israeli-Palestinian peace.

Just as in the past, Ross pretends he is calling for concessions by both sides. But the concessions by the Israelis would all be concrete and almost irreversible, while the "concessions" by the Palestinians are all rhetorical and could be reversed at any moment.

Israel, he proposes, should officially announced that it would "no longer build outside the settlement blocs." 

That would mean a complete freeze on all Jewish construction in the vast majority of the Judea-Samaria region. In the affected areas, a young Jewish family that has a new baby would not be permitted to build another room in their house to serve as a nursery. A kindergarten would not permitted to expand its playground. Jewish life would be effectively choked off.

If Israel tried to reverse such an officially-announced freeze, it would face international condemnation and maybe even sanctions. Meaning that the freeze would probably be irreversible.

What "concessions" would the Palestinians have to make in exchange, according to Ross? 

They would "acknowledge that there are two national movements requiring two states for two peoples" and they would "end [their] efforts to delegitimize Israel in all international forums."

The first part of that formulation is obviously vague, and falls far short of recognizing the right of Israel to exist as a Jewish state. The second part means that the Palestinian Authority would temporarily stop introducing anti-Israel resolutions (big deal)--something that they could renew the minute they dislike some Israeli policy.

So once again, Israel would get vague rhetorical assurances, while the Palestinians would get tangible territorial and diplomatic gains.

That strategy didn't work in 1989, when the U.S. recognized the PLO. It didn't work in the 1990s, when the U.S. embraced Arafat again. And it didn't work in 2009, when the U.S. pressured Israel on the Gaza construction materials. 

So why should anyone think that Ross's current advice would be any better than the mistaken and dangerous advice he has offered in the past?

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Skverer Chassidim Buy Houses near Skver and rent them out to Latinos to stop Frum people from buying the houses!


It seems that New Square doesn't care about anyone except for Skverrer Chassidim!

In an effort to keep the area around New Square "Judenrein," New Square started buying up property around New Square and  renting them out to Latinos, bringing up the crime rate!

Recently they threatened the Kosiner Rebbe that had the "Chutzpeh" to buy a home in the area.

This idea that Jews cannot live near another Jewish Kehilah is crazy .....and never ever been practiced.

The Skverer Rebbe Shlitah is frightened that if other Jews move nearby the residents of New Skver will emulate their "modern" ways, and become Chas Ve'sholom ...Modern, or even worse Satmar Chassidim!

Boro Park woman 'disappears' after car accident going to Lakewood

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A case of clerical error by New Jersey police led to a 10-hour “disappearance” of a Lakewood woman last week after a car accident left her unconscious and unable to contact family members.

The woman in question, age 62, left her home in Borough Park, Brooklyn last week at around 10 a.m., heading for a meeting in Lakewood, New Jersey.

During the drive, however, the woman was involved in a serious accident on the New Jersey Turnpike, leaving her severely injured and rendering her unconscious.

Emergency rescue teams were called to the scene some 25 minutes after the accident to extract her from the vehicle, which was so heavily damaged in the incident emergency responders had to cut the car to reach the woman.

After the accident, the woman was evacuated to the Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Jersey, still listed as “Jane Doe”, her condition critical but stable.

While authorities typically identify victims who are unable to notify friends or family of their condition, using license plates or IDs carried on the individual’s person, in this case local police failed to do so for some 10 hours.

In the meantime, the woman’s family was unaware of what had transpired and grew increasingly anxious about her unexplained absence.

Calls to the woman’s cellular phone were not answered, and calls to a local hospital showed no listings for the woman in question.

Later, police were contacted to help locate the woman, and a mission persons report filed.



Finally, at around 9:00 p.m. that night, an officer arrived at the woman’s home to notify her husband of the accident and her condition.

New York Times Freaking Out After Trump Talks To World Leaders...



Dec. 2

Mr. Trump talks to the president
of Taiwan, becoming the first
U.S. president or president-elect
to do so since 1979.

Why it matters

The call with President Tsai Ing-wen risks infuriating China, which wants to bring Taiwan back under mainland rule. By honoring the Taiwanese president with a formal call, Mr. Trump’s transition team implicitly suggests that it considers Taiwan an independent state. The U.S. has declined to recognize Taiwan since 1979, when it shifted recognition to the government in Beijing. Taiwan itself has yet to declare formal independence. Mr. Trump tweeted, “The President of Taiwan CALLED ME today to wish me congratulations on winning the Presidency.”

Dec. 2

Mr. Trump endorses the Philippines’
violent antidrug campaign,
says President Rodrigo Duterte.

Why it matters

Mr. Duterte has been accused of gross human rights abuses, referred to President Obama as a “son of a bitch” and declared his country’s “separation” from the U.S. during a recent trip to Beijing. Mr. Duterte said the president-elect was “quite sensitive” to “our worry about drugs” and that his country’s crackdown on drug users was being conducted “the right way.” There was no immediate response from Mr. Trump to Mr. Duterte’s description of the phone call or to a Reuters report that Mr. Trump invited the Philippines president to Washington.

Nov. 30

Mr. Trump praises Kazakhstan’s
leader for “fantastic success.”

Why it matters

Mr. Trump praised Nursultan A. Nazarbayev, the president of Kazakhstan since 1991, in tones that suggest approval for Mr. Nazarbayev’s strongman rule. According to the Kazakh government’s readout of the call, Mr. Trump “stressed that under the leadership of Nursultan Nazarbayev, our country over the years of independence had achieved fantastic success that can be called a ‘miracle.’”

Nov. 30

Mr. Trump accepts an invitation to
visit Pakistan, “a terrific country.”

Why it matters

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif invited Mr. Trump to visit, according to a Pakistani government readout of their call. Should Mr. Trump follow through, he risks alienating India, which sees Pakistan as a major antagonist, and appearing to reward Pakistan’s behavior; should he renege, he risks upsetting Pakistani leaders who are sensitive about perceived American intransigence. Either way, the call could upset the delicate balance of India-Pakistan ties, which the U.S. has struggled to manage amid a history of wars and recent skirmishes.

Nov. 17

Ivanka Trump joins a meeting
with the Japanese prime minister.

Why it matters

Rather than inviting State Department officials to staff his meeting with Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister, Mr. Trump invited his daughter Ivanka. The meeting alarmed diplomats, who worried that Mr. Trump lacked preparation after a long record of criticizing Japan. It also blurred the line between Mr. Trump’s businesses, which Ms. Trump helps run, and the U.S. government, with which she has no role.

Nov. 10

After brushing off the United Kingdom,
Mr. Trump offers a casual invitation
to the British prime minister.

Why it matters

Mr. Trump spoke to nine other leaders before British Prime Minister Theresa May, an unusual break with the two countries’ long-standing special relationship. “If you travel to the US you should let me know,” he told her, far short of a formal invitation.Trump also met with Nigel Farage, former leader of the fringe U.K. Independence Party — a slap to Ms. May. He later said that Mr. Farage should become the British ambassador to the United States, though presidents typically avoid telling foreign counterparts how to staff their governments.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Moshe Yehuda Viner (Weiner) Killed by a Truck in Williamsburg


Tragedy struck the Williamsburg community on Thursday, when 21-year-old Moshe Yehuda Viner was R”L killed in an accident on Kent Avenue on Thursday morning.

His jacket reportedly got caught in the truck he had just finished unloading at a construction site – and was R”L dragged down the street.

Hatzolah and FDNY-EMS responded to the scene at Kent Avenue and South 10 Street at 11:18AM, and found the victim with serious injuries.

He was transported to the hospital by FDNY-EMS and Williamsburg Hatzolah Paramedics.
Unfortunately, he turned extremely critical after arriving at the hospital, and was Niftar around 1:30PM.

The NYPD Collision Investigation Squad was on the scene conducting an investigation.

The Niftar was a Talmid of Satmar UTA in Boro Park, and in Satmar Kiryas Yoel Mesivta. He got married just last year.

The Levaya will be held tonight (Thursday) at 8:00PM at the Satmar Bais HaMedrash on Hooper Street in Williamsburg, followed by a Levaya and Kevura at the Satmar cemetery in Kiryas Yoel.
Boruch Dayan HaEmmes…

Trump’s victory put kibosh on Obama's Last Minute Action on Israel!

Adios El Presidente

US officials: "Obama has nearly ruled out UN action on Israel"


President Barack Obama has nearly ruled out any major last-ditch effort to put pressure on Israel over stalled peace negotiations with the Palestinians, US officials said, indicating Obama will likely avoid one last row with Israel’s government as he leaves office.

Discussions about those potential maneuvers, underway before the US election, have fallen off since Donald Trump’s surprise victory, officials said. Obama is now highly unlikely to approve either of those options presented to him by US diplomats, said the officials, who weren’t authorized to discuss internal deliberations and requested anonymity.
Officials left open the possibility that Obama could address the Mideast issue in a more limited way, short of weighing in on the contours of a future peace accord, before leaving office.
The White House and the Israeli Embassy in Washington both declined to comment.
Obama’s reluctance to upset the status quo in his final months in part reflects his desire to protect his legacy of support for the Jewish state. Though he and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have disagreed sharply on Israeli settlements and the Iran nuclear deal, Obama recently signed an unprecedented military aid deal worth $38 billion over the next decade.
Avoiding a last-minute fight also allows Obama’s successor to approach the Israeli-Palestinian issue unencumbered by a diplomatic hangover.
Anticipating that Democrat Hillary Clinton would win the White House race, the Obama administration had examined ways for Obama to more explicitly detail what he sees as obstacles to a breakthrough — such as continued Israeli settlement-building in West Bank lands claimed by the Palestinians for a future state. Clinton, who ran on a pledge to strongly support Israel, could have softened the tone upon taking office, potentially enough to lure both parties back to the table.
Trump’s election dramatically changed the calculus.
The Republican Party and many Trump supporters are vehemently opposed to UN actions targeting Israel. So any action by Obama would put Trump on the defensive, potentially aggravating him and forcing him to respond publicly.
That could lead Trump to stake out a hard-line stance in opposition to Obama, in turn making it difficult for him to play a neutral arbiter between Israelis and Palestinians in the future. Trump has voiced interest in being the president to finally solve the Mideast conflict and has suggested his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, could be the one to broker a deal.
Netanyahu has said little about Trump’s victory beyond congratulating him — possibly in an attempt to avoid antagonizing Obama while he is still in office. He’s ordered his Cabinet not to comment on the election results and told his ministers not to speak to Trump’s transition team.
Though Obama and his aides have generally avoided speaking publicly about options being considered, they have conspicuously avoided ruling anything out. Officials maintained that all options remain on the table, unlikely at this point as they may be.
Maintaining ambiguity about what Obama might do could preserve any leverage the president still has over Israel’s government. Removing the threat of US action, on the other hand, could embolden Israeli hard-liners and amplify calls for increased settlement construction and even the annexation of parts of the West Bank.
But House Foreign Relations Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce, R-Calif., said there’s a problem with Obama’s unpredictability.
“If you are heavily signaling that you’re not going to oppose and veto UN Security Council resolutions that seek to impose one-sided solutions, the consequence is others will take your measure, and the momentum will build, given the natural attitudes at the UN,” Royce said in an interview. Israel’s supporters consider the UN to be strongly anti-Israel given its history of approving resolutions condemning Israel.
The House this week passed a non-binding bill sponsored by Royce and his Democratic counterpart urging Obama to continue blocking resolutions that attempt to impose preconditions on a peace deal. The bill passed with support from House GOP leadership and lawmakers of both parties.

Pictures that the "frum" media will never publish!

The following photos were actually printed in The Jewish Observer, the Aguda Magazine...
But that was before the "gedoilim" were pressured by the pervert askanim, to disallow that! 





Reb Moshe Feinstein posed with his wife and children 
Dessler Family Photograped with women Chas Ve'sholom



Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman At Ribnitzer Rebbe's Grave in Monsey



Obama Complains About Fake News to Magazine That Prints Fake News



The left and the Democrats are continuing to spin out of control.  They do not know what has happened to them.  They are still blaming polls. 
Nate Silver is the latest target for the Democrats.  Nate Silver didn't use the polling data correctly and misled Democrat voters.  

Obama is out there; he's gone to Rolling Stone magazine to complain about fake news!  Rolling Stone magazine just lost a lawsuit of something like $7 million about their fake rape story at the University of Virginia.

You know, an infobabe reporter made it all up and then blamed it on a source.  Well, the source may have made it up and the infobabe didn't question it because the infobabe wanted the story to be true, but none of it was true.  And yet there's Obama at Rolling Stone, praising them as the kind of news media we need in order to get the country back on the right track. A fake news story in Rolling Stone that's probably gonna cost 'em more than $7.5 million in damages, and there Obama is complaining about fake news to one of their reporters. 
And then he said that Hillary lost because the rubes in flyover country watch Fox News, that Fox News is on in all the bars. 
What did he say? Fox is on in the bars and the restaurants.  
Well, CNN's on in all the airports.  That's the only place people watch CNN I think is at the airports. 
 So he's out complaining, talking to a company that's gonna get sued or have a judgment against them for $7.5 million for running a fake story on rape and then, once again, falling back on blaming Fox News for running fake news stories.

WANTED: Forcible Touching in Boro Park

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This Tzaddik is actually a Rasha

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance with identifying and locating an individual depicted in the attached photo wanted for questioning in connection to a forcible touching incident which occurred within the confines of the 66th Precinct. The details are as follows:
It was reported to police that on Friday, November 25, 2016, at approximately 12:25 p.m., in front of 1420 50th Street, a male individual approached a 21-year-old female and touched her crotch area over her clothing and fled the location. The victim was able to take a picture of the individual as he was walking between 14th and 15th Street. The female victim was not injured as a result of this incident.
Individual is described as a male White who was last seen wearing all black clothing and eye glasses.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are kept confidential.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Recount?

Hill and Jill

Does Jimmy Carter hold the Satmar SHIT'eh against the State of Israel?

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Former US president Jimmy Carter penned an op-ed in The New York Times Monday imploring President Barack Obama to formally recognize a Palestinian state before Donald Trump takes office in January.

Carter’s controversial 2006 book “Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid” designated Israel an apartheid state “with two peoples occupying the same land, but completely separated from each other, with Israelis totally dominant and suppressing violence by depriving Palestinians of their basic human rights.”
While the 39th president did not reiterate his allegation of Israeli apartheid in his latest commentary on the conflict, he nonetheless cast full blame for its continuation exclusively on Israeli activity.
With eight weeks left before Trump assumes power, Carter insisted the outgoing president could resuscitate negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians by granting the Palestinians statehood recognition unilaterally.
“I am convinced that the United States can still shape the future of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict before a change in presidents, but time is very short,” he said. “The simple but vital step this administration must take before its term expires on Jan. 20 is to grant American diplomatic recognition to the state of Palestine, as 137 countries have already done, and help it achieve full United Nations membership.”
“The commitment to peace is in danger of abrogation,” he continued. “Israel is building more and more settlements, displacing Palestinians and entrenching its occupation of Palestinian lands.”
This is not the first time Carter has published an opinion piece criticizing Israel and promoting the Palestinian cause. In August 2014, amid the Israel-Hamas war that summer, he wrote in Foreign Policy magazine that the situation was a “humanitarian catastrophe” and that the US should recognize Hamas’s “legitimacy as a political actor.”
On Monday, the Georgia native also encouraged the UN Security Council to pass a resolution that would delineate parameters for resolving the conflict, which he suggested would entail a return to the 1967 borders and condemning all Israeli communities beyond the Green Line as illegal.
He cited two moves Obama made during his first term that suggested embracing such initiatives would be in line with the current president’s previous policy — his 2009 demand that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu place a 10-month moratorium on West Bank settlement construction as a trust-building measure, and his 2011 speech that said “the borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines.”
Carter left out the next part of Obama’s sentence in that speech, however. The full sentence reads: “We believe the borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines with mutually agreed swaps, so that secure and recognized borders are established for both states.”
Along with measures such as demilitarizing any Palestinian state and establishing a UN “peacekeeping force,” Carter maintained the two moves for which he was advocating would create the conditions for progress in the region.
“The combined weight of United States recognition, United Nations membership and a Security Council resolution solidly grounded in international law would lay the foundation for future diplomacy,” he said.
There has been speculation in recent months that Obama might make a final push for peace or recognition before leaving office in order to help advance his vision for a two-state outcome.
President-elect Trump has offered seemingly contradictory views on what role he wants to play in the conflict, but has said multiple times that he would like to pursue a peace deal between the two parties.
In his most recent interview with The New York Times, he said,” I would love to be able to be the one that made peace with Israel and the Palestinians” and suggested his Orthodox Jewish son-in-law Jared Kushner could be made a special envoy for Middle East peace.