CRIME

Flyers Bearing Swastika and Uber Logo Found In Jewish Brooklyn Neighborhood

The flyer in question. (JPUpdates.com)

The NYPD’s Hate Crime Task Force is currently investigating a series of flyers found in a predominantly Jewish Brooklyn neighborhood, each emblazoned with a swastika and the logo of rideshare app Uber, JP Updates reports. The distribution of the anti-Semitic flyers may constitute a bias incident.

The flyers, pictured here on JP’s site, were reportedly discovered around 9 p.m. last night by a member of Shomrim, the Jewish neighborhood watch group. The flyers had been distributed around Bedford Ave. and Williamsburg St. — an area largely inhabited by Jewish residents. The person who discovered the flyers alerted a Shomrim dispatcher and the NYPD. Read More

Space the Final Frontier

Israeli Group Seeks Spacecraft To Send Torah To the Moon

To infinity and beyond! (Wikimedia Commons)

An Israeli group is trying its best to eternally preserve Jewish tradition, should Earth ever be destroyed by the Mayan apocalypse or a robot takeover or something.

A project based in Tel Aviv, Israel is aiming to send a Torah to the moon, NewScientist reports. If their plan runs smoothly, the group — which aptly calls itself the “Torah on the Moon Project” — will also send up copies of the Hindu Vedas and the ancient Chinese I-Ching. Read More

Holidaze

Sugar Daddy Site Says Service Most Popular Among Jewish Dudes, Wishes You a Happy Hanukkah

Because you've got billz, billz, billz. (Photo: flickr.com/orijinal)

There are many important factors to consider when evaluating a potential sugar daddy. Perhaps a less common metric than net worth: Is he a man of faith? If so, which faith?

The personals site SeekingArrangement.com (“The #1 Sugar Daddy Dating Site,” they tell us) has released the results of a study on the religious preferences of its population of would-be benefactors. The most common religion: Judaism, clocking in at 28 percent. Read More