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NYU American Studies Confab Has Pro-Boycott Focus

The flyer notes the American Studies Association’s decision in December to boycott Israeli educational institutions.

Chief Rabbinate Backs Down, Accepts Rabbi Avi Weiss

The Israeli Chief Rabbinate has come to its sense before letting the damage get out of control.

New Yorkers Get Together to Save a Distinctly Jewish Architectural Gem

The Bialystoker Nursing Home, with its distinctive orange brick and Art Deco façade, has been shut down for a year.

Jewish Businesses Attacked in Highland Park, Man Arrested

A frightened Highland Park, New Jersey Jewish community rested a little easier Thursday, after a suspect in an attack on five Jewish businesses was put under arrest on Wednesday.

Hatzalah CEO, Linked to Met Council Scam, Steps Down

The CEO of the (U.S.) Chevra Hatzalah ambulance service resigned amid allegations that he conspired with William Rapfogel, the ex-CEO of the Metropolitan Council...

Swastikas and Hate in Rockland County, New York

“Words matter. Acts of hate matter. Actions matter. We vow to work with law enforcement to bring these criminals to justice."

Comedian Joan Rivers in Critical Condition

Iconic pro-Israel comedian Joan Rivers is in critical condition following a throat procedure.

‘Dachau’ Video Artist Beryl Korot Explores ‘A Coded Language’ on Canvas

The works on canvas represent a period of her work in the 1980’s which is virtually unknown and are shown for the first time together in this exhibition.

NY City Council Jewish Caucus Battles Anti-Semitism on Campus

The NY City Council's Jewish Caucus is demanding that CUNY report anti-Semitic attacks on campus to police.

School Excitement Vs. Parental Excitement

It can’t be emphasized enough how important grassroots involvement is to political action. Serious unified support can impact the tuition crisis by making our community and its school choice allies an impenetrable voting bloc that must be listened to and that demands consistent results. How we get to “unified” is a challenge.

Authentic Lower East Side Kossar’s Bialys to Reopen Friday

"We bought a business to almost restore a bit of history in New York City and then desire to expand that throughout the city, throughout the country and even throughout the world.”

‘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."

Former 5th Av. Synagogue President Returns $410 Million to Madoff Victims

As president of Manhattan's Fifth Avenue Synagogue, Merkin introduced Madoff to members like Mort Zuckerman and Elie Wiesel, who together took "a $2 billion bloodbath."

Lhota: De Blasio Is Dinkins 2.0

“Did you miss me?” Lhota responded with a devilish smirk when asked by a Capital New York reporter about his new aggressive style.

Anti-Semitic Brooklyn Teens Attack Jewish Driver in Midwood

Two teens in Brooklyn yelled slurs against Jews. One threw a rock at a Jewish driver, breaking the car window.

Jewish Community Bears Impact of Hurricane Sandy

According to figures released by The Long Island Power Authority on Tuesday, more than 930,000 families -- 90 percent of all island residents -- are without power after Hurricane Sandy wrought havoc Monday night across the northeastern United States. Among those 930,000 are an estimated 139,000 Jewish households.

Skverer Rebbe of New Square Set to Visit Israel

The Skverer Rebbe of New Square is expected to arrive in the Holy Land for a visit at the start of next week.

2 de Blasio Racist Aides Resign, Rest Must Lay Off Twitter

“If Bill de Blasio is the company he keeps, his mayoral campaign could be in serious trouble.”

NYPD Cop Shot in the Head

Brian Moore is the 5th NYPD cop to be shot in the past 5 months.

Catsimatidis Quietly Breaks Record with 50 Friendraiser Events

“The events outside Manhattan are drawing large crowds and attracting GOP Primary voters, building the enthusiasm we need to win.”

NY Cops Stage Traffic Stop So Jewish Guy Can Propose to Girlfriend [video]

The Post, in its unique fashion, used the story to rehash the NYPD bribery scandal involving accusations against the Shomrim.

UJA-Federation NY Campaign Nets 6 Percent Rise to $145.3 million

The UJA-Federation of New York raised $145.3 million in its annual campaign that ended June 30,  exceeding last year’s total by $8.6 million. Adding bequests...

Assemblyman Simanowitz Remembered For Honesty, Intellect, And Passion For Jewish Causes

Mike was very proud of being an Orthodox Jew” recalled Jeff Leb, president and founder of the lobbying firm Capitol Consulting.

NY’s Senator Schumer and Cong. Engel Will Vote Against the Iran Nuclear Deal

Important New York legislators came out against the Iran Nuclear Deal: Senator Chuck Schumer and Cong. Eliot Engel.

Hate Crime Attack in Williamsburg, An ‘Unclear’ Murder in Midwood

Two NY Jews were attacked in Williamsburg on Sunday in a bias incident; a Jew was shot to death in Midwood, motive unclear.

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