Deputy City Comptroller Simcha Felder has won the Conservative Party ballot line in his bid for the 17th District "super Jewish" state Senate seat in Brooklyn, according to results certified Oct. 2 by the state Board of Elections.
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has issued a warning about an increase in cases of pertussis, or the “whooping cough,” in the Orthodox communities of Williamsburg and Borough Park, Brooklyn.
He’s thrown haymakers at liberal Zionist Peter Beinart on CNN. He’s said President Jimmy Carter and Archbishop Desmond Tutu “have blood on their hands” over civilian deaths in Gaza. And he’s railed against J Street’s so-called “big tent” on Israel.
A Brooklyn factory is up for sale — lox, stock and barrel.
Service Smoked Fish, founded in 1934, is on the market, according to The Brooklyn Paper. Jay Wiener, the factory’s owner, is offering the Throop Avenue building for $9.75 million after reportedly turning down several offers in recent years.