Jared Kushner's old high school in New Jersey encouraged its students to sign a letter praising President Trump's controversial decision to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem — and some parents are reportedly outraged. Rabbi David Sher, a faculty adviser for a student club at the ultra-Orthodox Jewish Frisch School in Paramus, N.J., sent out an email to the entire student body asking those who "believe that the President made the right decision" to sign the letter and thank Trump for his "courageous leadership." "Just remember to sign your name at the bottom," Sher wrote in the email, which was first reported by Haaretz.com. Deadly violence broke out in the Middle East and Trump was internationally rebuked last month after he unilaterally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel — a decision that previous American presidents have refrained from making as they feared that it would escalate conflicts with the Palestinians, who claim East … [Read more...] about Kushner’s N.J. school asks students to sign letter praising Trump
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest POLL: Should N.J. issue driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants? Take our poll. Do you think New Jersey should issue driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants? Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 8 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Asbury Park Press Published 12:32 p.m. ET Jan. 17, 2018 | Updated 9:51 a.m. ET May 1, 2018 CLOSE Silvia Martinez was one of scores of unauthorized immigrants and allies who packed the Snyder Academy in Elizabeth on Jan. 11, 2017, for the launch of the "Let's Drive NJ" campaign. The initiative pushes for a law … [Read more...] about POLL: Should N.J. issue driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants?
By Newsday.com staff Updated September 19, 2016 7:17 AM A bomb exploded and injured 29 people in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. The blast was linked to a Jersey Shore bombing earlier that day, officials said. Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, was identified by the FBI as a suspect in the bombings on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016. He was taken into custody hours later after a shootout with police in Linden, N.J. according to a law enforcement official. See photos from the scene. Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, was taken into custody Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in Linden, N.J., after a shootout with police that left two officers wounded. Rahami was identified by the FBI as a suspect in two explosions in Manhattan and New Jersey. Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, was taken into custody Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in Linden, N.J., after a shootout with police that left two officers wounded. Rahami was identified by the FBI as a suspect in two explosions in Manhattan and New Jersey. Ahmad … [Read more...] about Photos: NYC, N.J. bombings, suspect’s capture
TRENTON, N.J.— Former Wall Street executive Phil Murphy succeeded Chris Christie as New Jersey’s governor Tuesday, swearing his oath on the same Bible President John F. Kennedy used in 1961. Murphy, 60, succeeds Christie after two terms, returning full control of state government to Democrats. While Christie is a friend and ally of President Trump’s, Murphy built his first run for elected office around undoing the Trump administration’s efforts on health care, immigration and taxes. “We will resist every move from President Trump and a misguided Republican Congress,” Murphy said in his roughly-half-hour-long inaugural address before being interrupted by applause. Hinting at Trump’s reported vulgar comments last week about immigration, Murphy called the country a “beacon of light” for immigrants including those from Haiti and Africa. “We will resist any attempt to define who is and who isn’t a real American,” … [Read more...] about Democrat Phil Murphy succeeds Chris Christie as N.J. governor
With the Super Bowl right around the corner and the Giants and the Jets out of contention, lots of us will still watch the game and see who becomes this year’s victor. It’s a day for having fun with family and friends, watching overpaid commercial spots on TV and enjoying some drinks, all at the same time. However, it can be difficult to decide on what you should make or bring to your ever-important Super Bowl party.Here are some tips and tricks to make your game day the best it can be on Feb. 4 at 6:30 p.m. on NBC. In general, people prefer beer over wine and spirits on Super Bowl Sunday. You can never go wrong purchasing a couple of cases of decent beer and bringing them to any party. Beer and football go hand-in-hand. If you are invited to a party and don’t know what the guests will want to drink, this is the best bet for you. Never forget the mixers and garnish. Showing up with a couple of … [Read more...] about Spirits of N.J.: What to bring to your Super Bowl party