New York City narcotics agents announced the indictment of five Brooklyn men yesterday, members of a Sabbath-observant drug ring that operated out of Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn.
An Iranian vice president blamed "Zionists" for the global drug trade and said the Talmud encourages promoting addiction in non-Jewish communities.
Notes from a visit with a senior class: After seeing friends and peers smoking marijuana and using other drugs , students at Shalhevet High School didn't wait for their parents or teachers to educate them about the harmful effects of narcotics. Instead, they undertook the challenge themselves. "We were obligated.... Something had to be done," said Brian Orgen, president of this year's graduating class.