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” A few blocks away, Pearl Engelman, a 64-year-old great-grandmother, said her community had failed her too.
In 2008, her son, Joel, told rabbinical authorities that he had been repeatedly groped as a child by a school official at the United Talmudical Academy in Williamsburg. Other than that, we are wonderful.” Keeping to Themselves The New York City area is home to an estimated 250,000 ultra-Orthodox Jews — the largest such community outside of Israel, and one that is growing rapidly because of its high birthrate.
“Did anybody in the Hasidic community in these two years, in Borough Park, in Flatbush, ever come up and look my son in the eye and tell him a good word?
Did anybody take the courage to show him mercy in the street?
Jungreis, spent and distraught, said recently outside his new apartment on Williamsburg’s outskirts.Mona Sutphen, born to an African-American father and white Jewish mother, served as the White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy in the Obama Administration from 2009 to 2011, making her not only the first female African American to hold the position, but also the first Jewish African American of either sex to do so as well.She considers her greatest success her work in Sarajevo where she helped to implement the Dayton Peace Accords and release of hundreds of POW’s to their families.Reuben Morris Greenberg Born in Houston, Texas to a Russian Jewish father and an African-American mother, Greenberg converted to his father’s religion at the age of 26.he became the first Black police chief of Charleston, South Carolina, a post he held until his retirement in 2005, nine years before his death.We hope this new largely symbolic measure will help us create a more pleasant and cultivated environment for all of our readers, and, as always, we thank you deeply for your support.