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‘Endorsement Day Tuesday’ Pits Candidates Vying for Media Attention

"There are folks who are billionaires, and folks have to question why they're in the race."

Hikind Joins Bloggers to Accuse Greenfield as a Phony Blogger

A former staffer to New York City Councilman David Greenfield has accused him of promoting himself on a blog written by himself but under a pseudonym of “Dov Gordon.”

Giuliani Pitching Lhota as Only Candidate Ready to Be Mayor

"We need a mayor who is not going to be confused by so many of these liberal ideas."

Catismatidis Sells ‘Catman’ Package at Republican Town Hall Meeting

"It's about winning. Because if we are only here to blow a horn, it's not good enough."

Kosher Diner Brothers Save Lives in Chicago

Ken Hechtman said he doesn’t consider himself a hero.

Iranian ‘Mental Patient’ Stabs Paris Rabbi, Son

If anti-Semitism is lunacy, an Iranian national in France apparently has made it official. He stabbed a rabbi and his son after reportedly escaping from a mental institution.

CUNY Claim of No Constitutional Violations at BC BDS Event Flawed

The standard for judging whether constitutional rights can be abrogated is not, as the Investigators claimed in their Report, based on sincerity, but on whether or not, at the very least, there is a reasonable belief that the Four were about to disrupt the BC BDS event. The Investigators stated clearly that there was no such reasonable belief at the time the Four were ejected from the event. Therefore, based on the evidence provided in the CUNY Report, it would appear that the constitutional rights of the four Jewish pro-Israel students were violated.

Parents Fight Textbook Trivializing Murder of Israeli Civilians

Cardoza-Moore questions why anyone would debate whether it's right to attack innocent people for political reasons.

On First Day of Trading, Fairway Shares Up 33%

I think this means they're doing fabulously well.

Mezuzah Firebug Remembers Nothing from that 2-Day Bender

“I don’t hate nobody, I don’t even remember. . . . It don’t make no sense.”

‘Nazi Essay’ Teacher Placed on Leave

One of the three classes given the assignment refused to do it.

Possible 9/11 Victims’ Remains Found as NY Touts New WTC (Video)

The timing was gruesome. The Port Authority showed off the view from the new WTC now under construction on day after there was a different view - possible remains were found of 9/11 terror victims.

Free Tay-Sachs Screenings at Philadelphia’s Einstein Center

Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia is offering free Tay-Sachs disease screenings to those of Irish descent until the end of May. The screenings, which involve a...

Spider-Man Makes Exodus from Williamsburg for Passover

Williamsburg, New York Haredim have finally convinced Columbia Pictures to halt filming of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" in order not to cause parking problems...

Hit-and-Run Killer of Satmar Couple Charged with Manslaughter

Julio Acevedo, the driver of a car in an accident that killed Satmar Chassidim Nachman Glauber and his pregnant wife Raizy in Brooklyn was...

Would-Be N.Y. Synagogue Bomber Sentenced to 10 Years

An Algerian immigrant who admitted to planning to blow up synagogues in New York City was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Ahmed Ferhani, 28,...

Court Upholds Citi Field’s Ban on Sale of Kosher Food on Shabbat

A federal appeals court told a kosher hot dog vendor in New York that its agreement with Citi Field precludes it from selling kosher...

Satmar Couple Killed in Motzei Shabbat Car Crash; Unborn Baby Survives (Video)

Nachman Glauber’s rabbi told him to rush his wife to the hospital on the Sabbath after she said did not feel her unborn baby moving. The couple was killed in a crash. The baby was later delivered.

Ed Koch: Fiercely Jewish But Buried in a Churchyard

He explained at the time that he could not bear the idea that his body would have to leave New York City. "This is my home, the idea of having to go to New Jersey was so distressing to me."

Jewish National Fund Project Raises Concerns of Environmental Groups

The Jewish National Fund will reconsider a plan to forest parts of the Arava desert, following the request of environmental organizations to consider the impact of trying to alter the native ecosystem.

Worcester, Mass. Yeshiva Seized by IRS Up for Auction as Illustrious Long-Time Leader Takes...

Over the past ten years, the IRS has been unable to get the yeshiva to turn over payroll taxes for its 30 or so employees.

Scammer Used Noah Pozner’s Name in Fake Donations Website

The fake website listed an NYC phone number to text with questions about donations.

Declassified: Pollard’s Handlers Wanted Arab and Soviet, Not US Information

The specific subjects sought by Pollard's Israeli handlers were Syrian drones, Egyptian missile programs, and Soviet air defenses.

International Birdwatchers Flock to Israel for Bird Festival

Israel is an ideal location for migrating birds because it is located along the Great Rift Valley flyway.

Sandy’s Wrath Spurs Comprehensive Jewish Community Response

NEW YORK—Hurricane Sandy stormed into New York and New Jersey with unmitigated force, carrying death and destruction, disrupting lives, and devastating neighborhoods in America’s most densely populated regions – which happen to be home to some of the country’s largest Jewish populations.

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