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Jewish Grassroots Groups Seeking Support for Lower East Side Landmark Status

23 Heshvan 5776 – November 4, 2015
Friends of the Lower East Side (FOTLES) and Lower East Side Preservation Initiative (LESPI) have organized to preserving the social, cultural and architectural legacy of the historic Lower East Side.

Israeli Miracle Man in NYC Marathon

20 Heshvan 5776 – November 2, 2015
Adi Deutch, an IDF veteran and amputee, competed in the NYC Marathon on Sunday.

Rep. Nadler: Judiciary Committee Shortchanging 9/11 Responders

17 Heshvan 5776 – October 29, 2015
The Victim Compensation will shut down by October 3, 2016.

Israel Turns Back the Clocks Tonight; Six-Hour Time Difference from NY

12 Heshvan 5776 – October 24, 2015
Israel goes on Standard Time, known as "winter time" in Israel, at 2 a.m. Sunday morning, which means the time difference from New York...

Former Long Island Nazi Camp Town Sued for Discrimination

8 Heshvan 5776 – October 21, 2015
From the early 1930s, Nazis from all over the eastern seaboard spent their summers at Camp Siegfried, parading down Adolf Hitler Street, waving Nazi flags and displaying swastikas armbands.

109 Whooping Cough Cases over 12 Months in Brooklyn Ultra-Orthodox Communities

8 Heshvan 5776 – October 20, 2015
The ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities of Crown Heights, Williamsburg and Borough Park, Brooklyn are experiencing an outbreak of Pertussis—also known as whooping cough

Thousands Show ‘Zero Tolerance 4 Terror!’ in Times Square

6 Heshvan 5776 – October 19, 2015
Thousands came to Times Square on Sunday to show solidarity with Israel at the 'Zero Tolerance 4 Terror' rally.

Hasidim Love Mayor de Blasio: Fewer Traffic Tickets

6 Heshvan 5776 – October 18, 2015
Here’s a good reason to like your new mayor: he, or, rather, his police dept., doesn’t fine you as much as it used to.

NY Mayor de Blasio Visiting Yad VaShem

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is visiting Yad VaShem Sunday during his two-day tour in Israel for the 30th International Mayors Conference. He...

Physical Attacks Taking Place in Israel, Verbal Ones in Westchester, NY

4 Heshvan 5776 – October 16, 2015
Vilifiers of Israel will be inside the Greenburgh Town Hall, Israel supporters will be outside Mon, Oct. 19.

NY Mayor de Blasio ‘Stands with Israel’ on Eve of Visit

Hizzoner is in Israel this weekend. Unlike his predecessors, he planned a trip to a Ramallah school, but the wave of terror nixed it.

De Blasio Major Supporter Calling Arab Stone Throwing Courageous

2 Heshvan 5776 – October 15, 2015
Sarsour followed up with, " “The Zionist trolls are out to play. You will never silence me.”

Albany Beat

2 Heshvan 5776 – October 14, 2015
In a move viewed as an insult to Massry and the Jewish community, the Independence Party backed Ryba during a meeting on Yom Kippur.

Israeli Chabad Yeshiva Students Firebombed in NYC

28 Tishri 5776 – October 11, 2015
Terrorism has arrived again in New York with a firebomb attack on Israeli Chabad yeshiva students walking in Manhattan.

Mayor de Blasio to Speak Against Anti-Semitism Next Week in Jerusalem

28 Tishri 5776 – October 10, 2015
NY Mayor Bill de Blasio will deliver the keynote address at the annual Conference of Mayors, on the topic of how cities can challenge anti-Semitism.

Referendum, Court, or Both to Decide Kiryas Joel Land Annexation

25 Tishri 5776 – October 7, 2015
State law compels the board to hold a referendum within 90 days of its approval of the annexation, unless it is stopped by a court order in one of two lawsuits which are contesting the annexation.

New York Jews Dumping Clinton for Sanders

12 Tishri 5776 – September 24, 2015
A new poll shows a majority of New York Jews view Clinton as unfavorable. Biden catching up.

Weather for Sukkot in Israel and New York: Pleasant

Weather forecasters are promising partly cloudy to sunny skies through the weekend and at least until the beginning of the Sukkot holiday, which begins...

Jews In Law Enforcement

5 Tishri 5776 – September 17, 2015
While Cuomo maintains that Schumer got it right, the implication is that New York’s junior United States Senator, Kirsten Gillibrand, got it wrong.

Yeshiva University President Richard Joel Announces Retirement

27 Elul 5775 – September 10, 2015
Yeshiva University President Richard Joel announces his retirement in 2018; earlier if a successor can be found.

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