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Dr Norman Blumenthal
In response to the fatal suicides of pre-adolescent children in recent months, OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services is refocusing attention on these tragic events with an aim to significantly reduce if not eliminate their recurrence.
Forty five thousand people suicide each year in the US.
An elderly woman slammed into two buildings as she attempted to park at the NPGS Supermarket on Main Street, Wednesday morning.
According to TLS, it happened at around 9:00AM, when for reason unknown, heer vehicle backed into the laundromat, and then the NPGS building.
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday announced he had hired a new executive director of the Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes, officially launching the new city organization months ahead of the official deadline.
City leaders will gather in Brooklyn to outline traffic safety measures before NYC public schools kick off a new year.
Officials from the NYPD and Department of Transportation will be detailing traffic enforcement strategies.
The gunman in a West Texas rampage “was on a long spiral of going down” and had been fired from his oil services job the morning he killed seven people, calling 911 both before and after the shooting began, authorities said.
Facebook says it is ending its practice of using face recognition software to identify users’ friends in uploaded photos and automatically suggesting they “tag” them.
Instead, it is replacing the feature, called “tag suggestions,” with its broader face recognition setting, which identifies people’s faces in photos for various uses, not just tagging.
Police on Sunday evening arrived in the Meah Shearim neighborhood of Jerusalem to remove a police-like doll hanging in the community.
Police say: “The Israel Police will continue operating in any and all areas, including this incident, which represents an affront to all who wear the uniform”.
A leading candidate and the top campaign fundraiser in the crowded Democratic U.S. Senate primary in Colorado bowed out of the race Tuesday, the first casualty of former Gov. John Hickenlooper’s late entry into the contest.
Joe Biden entered the Democratic primary promising “from day one” to reject campaign cash from lobbyists.
“I work for you — not any industry,” he tweeted.
Yet hours after his April campaign kickoff, the former vice president went to a fundraiser at the home of a lobbying executive.
Walmart says it will discontinue the sale of handgun ammunition and also publicly request that customers refrain from openly carrying firearms in stores even where state laws allow it.
The announcement comes just days after a mass shooting claimed seven lives in Odessa, Texas and follows two other back-to-back shootings last month, one of them at a Walmart store.
A good business has goals. A great business has a mission statement and a plan. Not just one plan, but a business plan, marketing plan, a professional development plan, site maintenance plans and of course plans for when to make more plans.
A Chareidi toddler was climbing a slide in a park in Beitar Illit on Tuesday afternoon when he fell almost 3 meters (10+ feet) landing on his head. Worried witnesses called emergency services for help and EMS responders from United Hatzalah arrived moments later.
Due to failures in negotiations with the Transportation Ministry, which is accused of refusing to permit equal travel conditions for residents of East Jerusalem, including in regard to the state of the transport vehicles, infrastructure, and the implementation of new technologies as is customary in the rest of the State of Israel, a strike has been called.
Some central New York residents reported hearing a loud, explosive-like sound that experts say may have been a sonic boom from a meteor.
The Post-Standard reports 911 centers in both Onondaga and Oswego counties reported receiving several calls about a loud boom Monday evening.
Democratic presidential candidates are releasing their plans to address climate change ahead of a series of town halls on the issue as the party’s base increasingly demands aggressive action.
New Jersey Sen.
In an interview conducted with the president of Lakewood’s BMG, Rabbi Aharon Kotler, a myth and legend that has been well-entrenched in the chareidi world about famous Jewish composer and singer, Shlomo Carlebach Z”L being expelled from the Lakewood Yeshiva, was shattered.
The Trump administration imposed sanctions Tuesday on Iran’s space agency for the first time, accusing it of developing ballistic missiles under the cover of a civilian program to launch satellites into orbit.
Israeli snake catcher Avi Bruchim received a routine call on Sunday from a family in Netanya with three small children to capture a “small green snake” from their ground floor apartment, according to a Kikar Shabbat report.
One of the fastest growing economies in Central Africa, and now one of the safest too, Rwanda has of late become a popular tourist destination. Chabad’s opening in Kigali, the country’s capital city, following the recent opening of the Israeli embassy there, makes it even more attractive to visiting Israelis, and Jewish travelers.