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FIDF NY Fashion Event Features Former Israeli Soldiers as Models

The Fashion for Philanthropy event, hosted by the FIDF Tri-State Region, brought together FIDF friends and supporters, as well as models who served in the IDF.

21 Injured in 7-Alarm Fire at Kings Plaza Shopping Mall

“The black, toxic smoke, the heat, the limited area firefighters had to work in all made it very difficult to quickly extinguish the fire."

Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce Endorses Minister Ze’ev Elkin for Yerushalayim Mayor

Religiously observant, Minister Elkin made a major kiddush Hashem when he walked a great distance one Shabbos to receive urgent medical care.

Second Year: Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce Hosts Another Major NYC Business Conference in...

The lineup at the business conference will feature at top-of-the-line presenters on an array of pertinent general business topics, as well as several intriguing workshops catering to Women in the Workforce.

Ground Zero Congressman Supports Funding to Secure 9/11 Memorials

"One World Trade Center now fills the hole left in our skyline when the Towers fell, and businesses shuttered after the attack are re-opened and thriving."

Israeli Newswoman to Speak in NY on Using Social Media in Religious Development

"Rahav Meir is known for her expertise on the ways in which social media can be used to ... reconnect with one's self and one's religious development."

When Flatbush Girl Does Politics She Shakes Multiple Status Quos

Her campaign serves as a platform for Miles' neighborhood-level cult of personality, and more than a little rebellion against the powers that be and the modes governing the religious Jewish community.

Emirate Air Passengers Arrive from Dubai with Fevers, Coughing Upon Landing at JFK

The New York City Mayor’s Office, said 19 passengers were sick, with 10 admitted to Jamaica Hospital in Queens and nine who refused medical attention.

7 Arrested in New York Yeshiva Funding Scam

The funds were to be allocated to pay for consultants, vendors and services as well as to purchase video conferencing equipment for yeshivas.

European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative, Chabad, Unveils Historic Preservation at Lubavitch Jewish Cemetery

Joseph Popack: “The impact that this small town had has on the entire world is tremendous, and to me personally it means everything.”

Life for Lyme Goes to Trenton to Save Those Suffering from Lyme Disease; Lobbies...

Insurance companies often do not cover necessary treatments, leaving patients with as much as $100,000 a year or more in out-of-pocket medical expenditures.

State Senator & Political Powerhouse Marisol Alcantara Running For Re-election

As an immigrant from the Dominican Republic, Alcantara can empathize and understand more than most the challenges young women and men often face coming into a new world, and she takes it upon herself to advocate for those in need.

Who Is a Jew? Probably Not Julia Salazar

From pro-Israel Christian, Salazar became a bona fide anti-Zionist Jewish activist.

Great Jewish American Playwright Neil Simon Dead at 91

Simon did not write about Jewish subjects, but much of his work was rooted in New York Jewish life.

NYC Council to Name Brooklyn Street After Chabad-Lubavitch Couple

"Their critical work to advance education and civil rights is a model for all of us."

Doug Schneider – A District Leader For All Constituents

Schneider says the values he learned growing up in a Jewish household play a large role in his activism and desire to serve his community. It is what gives him such a strong commitment to pursing justice and volunteering for the community.

Gina Levy Is The First Syrian Jewish Woman To Run For Civil Court Judge

“There was nobody to really show me that you can be a full-time working mom and have a family. This is why I’ve always allowed kids to intern for me, shadow me on any given day, and into my life and home.”

15 Yeshivas Suspected of Cutting Secular Studies Refused to Let Investigators In

New York State Law requires nonpublic schools to provide instruction "substantially equivalent to that provided in public schools."

NYU Offering Free Tuition to Medical School Students

School officials cited a shortage of researchers and primary care physicians due to rising tuition as the reason for the decision.

New York Jewish Campers Safe After Whitewater Rafting Scare

Girls who missed their designated exit on the river continued south four miles to the next one as they were instructed, and got out safely.

Lakewood Jewish Community Homes Flooded in New Jersey

The "Chaverim" Jewish assistance organization reported many people were trapped in flooded vehicles, and that numerous basements were totally under water.

NY-Based Orthodox Union Urges Trump Administration to Reconsider Tax on Synagogue, Day School Employees

"For some of these organizations, the cost of preparing and filing the tax return could exceed the actual tax," the OU wrote.

Orthodox Union’s Women’s Initiative Launches New Online Lunch N’ Learn

Viewers will be able to post real time questions and comments which will be moderated by the OU Women’s Initiative.

Israeli Ambassador Urges UN to Condemn Hamas for Unprovoked Rocket Barrages

Danon wrote that Hamas was solely responsible for the launching of more than 180 rockets that has caused injuries to civilians.

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