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Brooklyn Boy Killed By Van One Month before Bar Mitzvah

A Brooklyn boy was struck and killed by a van Tuesday night, one month before his bar mitzvah. Samuel Cohen-Eckstein, 12, was hit on Prospect...

Sandy Flooding Closing Forward Offices ‘For Months’

The building at 125 Maiden Lane may remain closed for months while transformers, boilers and other equipment are replaced.

NYPD Evacuates 770 After 911 Gets Bomb Threat

A bomb threat called in to the NYC 911 switchboard prompts police to evacuate "770" Eastern Pkwy.
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Lubavitch ‘Leviticus Bus’ Torched in Crown Heights

In the summer of 2016, the same bus' tires were slashed with a knife.

New York City Site of Huge Rally Against Met’s Klinghoffer Opera

Thousands of people protested outside of the Metropolitan Opera for staging an anti-Semitic opera.

Anthony Weiner Scores Number Two Position in Mayoralty Poll

Anthony Weiner, New York City, new york city politics, Mayor, elections, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, polls,

US Senator Chuck Schumer: American Sanctions Can Stand Alone

US Sen. Chuck Schumer says American sanctions against Iran will be very effective even if imposed independently.

Woodmere Shul Gets Post-Sandy Torah Gift from Kansas City

A Woodmere synagogue which lost four Torah scrolls in the chaos of Hurricane Sandy received a gift given in the spirit of Jewish brotherhood and Torah values from their kinsmen in Kansas City.

Late Entertainer Joan Rivers Enriches Jewish Causes

Iconic Jewish entertainer Joan Rivers was generous to the end with family, friends and staff, and also supported Jewish causes.

Stab Victim Thanks Police, Lights Menorah At Precinct House

Rosenblatt and several Jewish residents of the neighborhood visited the station on the seventh night of Chanukah to show their support after the murder Saturday of two police officers in neighboring Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Snow Cripples the Big White Apple [video]

If two inches of snow is enough to shut down New York, what happens when two feet fall?

BJ Rabbis Halfheartedly Walk Back Pro-Palestine Email

They're not sorry about the email, only about sending it.

Nadler Reintroducing Bill Helping Elderly Turn US Citizens Faster

“This commonsense bill would remove unnecessary hurdles for elderly immigrants."

Nadler Hails 20-Year U.S. Govt. Lease at One World Trade Center

Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) of Lower Manhattan welcomed the announcement that the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has signed a 20-year lease for 277,000 sq. feet of office space at One World Trade Center.

Pro-Israel New Yorkers Protest 92nd St Y’s anti-Israel Speaker

Richard Allen of JCC Watch said, "There has been a pattern - first with [BDS activist] Roger Waters and now with Alice Walker. All of our efforts to speak with the 92nd Street Y administrators have been met with closed doors, closed ears and closed minds."

COGAT Reports in NY On Peace-Building Gestures to Palestinian Authority

Israeli officials shared a list with Christian clergymen of peacemaking initiatives carried out for the benefit of the Palestinian Authority this summer. There's been no reciprocal gesture from Ramallah, however.

The Science of 20 mph

If you could save a person’s life, would you slow down? Of course you would. Convincing your neighbor might be more complicated. Luckily, science is on...

Bill de Blasio Likely Democratic Winner, GOP Picks Lhota

Both Weiner and Spitzer lost, showing NYC Dems have no appetite for pervs.

Danon: Palestinian Authority Paid $1B to Terrorists

A terrorist is sentenced and then jailed... "and then, he’s paid more than $3,000 every month.”

What’s Known So Far About Suspected Terrorist Sayfullo Saipov

Authorities must scrutinize the suspect's every contact and activity over the past seven years he's been in the U.S.

NYPD Investigated Kahane Chai for threats against Rabbi Boteach

The New York Police Department several years investigated Kahane Chai, a militant Jewish group, for threats against Rabbi Shmuley Boteach but never told him,...

Katz’s Deli’s Chef Kenneth Kohn Died

Katz’s Deli, a Lower East Side institution since 1888, has issued a statement in memory of its departed chef.

CUNY BDS Vote Shelved After Heated Debate – #BDSFail

Despite the vote's difficult timing for observant Jews, a number of pro-Israel groups also turned out to support CUNY students and faculty who opposed the resolution.

US Rep. Peter King Warns Al-Baghdadi ‘Probably Right’ – ISIS is Stronger

US Rep. Peter King (R-NY) warns that ISIS leader Al-Bagdadi isn't wrong in saying the terror group is stronger.

New York’s Mayors, Israel’s Defenders

New York City mayors have been outspoken defenders of Israel since its establishment – and of the Zionist cause even before that.

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