Brooklyn Bridge

Cigarette-Smuggling Palestinan Linked To Deadly 1994 Brooklyn Bridge Terror Attack

05/20/2013

One of 16 Palestinians arrested in a cigarette-smuggling ring was linked to the 1994 murder of yeshiva student Ari Halberstam in a terror attack on the Brooklyn Bridge.

Ari Halberstam was fatally shot by Rashid Baz in a 1994 terror attack.

How Leon Met Joanna

04/02/2012
Jewish Week Online Columnist

“My mom encouraged me to join JDate,” says 33-year-old Leon Smulakowski, an amateur weight-lifter, who can break an apple in two with his bare hands. 

The last day of his subscription to the dating site – he was going to cancel – he saw Joanna's profile. “It was her beautiful smile that attracted me,” says Leon.  He messaged her.

Joanna Sirlin and Leon Smulakowski, married June 12, 2011.
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