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Yiddish Theater Triumphs Again at Museum of City of NY

Yiddish Theater returns to New York in a one-of-a-kind exhibit that runs through July 31.

40 Columbia University Faculty Sign Anti-Israel BDS Petition

Forty faculty members at Columbia University have urged the school to divest from eight companies linked to Israel.

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.

Why Are American Jews Funding a Rachel Corrie Memorial Program?

Jewish donor dollars are going to fund a program honoring that "great humanitarian" Rachel Corrie.

Albany Beat

During her confirmation hearing, DiFiore acknowledged she has a pistol permit and carries a gun.

Ban ‘Mooned’ at Park East Synagogue

Ban ki-moon challenged at NYC synagogue for justifying terrorism against Israelis.

Radioactive Leak at Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant in NY

Radioactive contaminated water leaked out of the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant.

David Wichs, Philanthropist, 38, Passes in NYC

A construction crane collapsed on his parked car.

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.”

17-Year-Old Stabbed in Terrorist Attack Just Made Aliyah From Brooklyn

Stabbing victim had just become Israeli citizen, said he still plans to join the IDF.

Jews Walk to Synagogue in NYC’s 2nd Biggest Blizzard in History

The second biggest blizzard in the history of New York City has paralyzed most of the Eastern Seaboard.

Torah Vodaas Dean in Serious Condition

Groups of yeshiva students as well as many other local Jewish residents have been gathering in groups to recite the Psalms together, and to beseech God to heal him.

Popular ‘Potter’ Star, Unpopular Israel Defamer, Dead at 69

Harry Potter's evil Shape was beloved, but the deceased actor vilified Israel in a play about Rachel Corrie.

New York Hasidic Hipster Band Brings Message Of Unity and Peace to Jerusalem

A popular Hasidic hipster musical band based out of New York, known as “Zusha,” performed in Jerusalem’s Yellow Submarine music center this weekend.

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.

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.

Spirit Airlines Flight Cancelled Due to Smoke

Spirit Airlines Flight 197 from NYC to Ft. Lauderdale was cancelled at La Guardia on Saturday due to smoke.

Washington State Synagogue Statue Defaced with Swastika

"A swastika is not mere vandalism — it is a symbol of hatred," said the synagogue rabbi. In Brooklyn, a man punched a college student in the face because he is white and Jewish.

Albany Beat

Asked about the atmosphere in Albany, one former lawmaker would only speak on the condition of anonymity.

Suspected Murderer of Rabbi Joseph Raksin, z’l, Arrested in Miami, FL

This Chanukah the family of Rabbi Joseph Raksin, z'l, merits the miracle of closure; an arrest in the rabbi's murder.

UJA-Federation of New York Wall Street Dinner Raises Record-Breaking $27 Million

Special guest Nir Barkat, mayor of Jerusalem, thanked UJA-Federation for its continued support in tough times.

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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