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Jewish Press Website Hacked By 'Gaza Team'

Pro-Palestinian group called for more attacks on pro-Israel websites.

Staff Writer

The New York-based Jewish Press newspaper was hacked yesterday by a pro-Palestinian group called the “Gaza Hacker Team.”


Jewish Press Fires Columnist After Column On Haredi Protest


A Brooklyn-based Jewish newspaper apologized for a column that was sharply critical of the haredi Orthodox community and fired its author.

Mayoral Candidates Discuss Circumcision Controversy


City Council Speaker Christine Quinn seems to stands alone among Democrat mayoral candidates in supporting the city’s effort to regulate the practice of motzeitzi b’peh.

At a mayoral forum sponsored by The Jewish Press, an Orthodox weekly in Brooklyn, five other Democrats either declined to take a stand on the issue or sided with haredi Jews trying to overturn the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s requirement that parents sign a consent form before allowing oral suction by a mohel during a circumcision.

Rabbis: Vote For Weprin Prohibited


It is halachically forbidden to support the congressional campaign of Democrat David Weprin, a group of Flatbush Orthodox rabbis decreed this week.

A letter signed by the group cites the Queens Assemblyman's vote in favor of same-sex marriage in July, insisting the vote was a chillul Hashem, or desecration of God's name.

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