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ADL Offers Reward for Info on Anti-Semitic Attack in Crown Heights

"This manifestation of anti-Semitism, which we wholeheartedly condemn, is as upsetting as it is clear, unambiguous hate..."

Watch: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Remarks to 72nd UN General Assembly (With Transcript of...

Iran vows to destroy my country every day... is conducting a campaign of conquest across the Middle East and is developing ballistic missiles to threaten the entire world.

Netanyahu: Trump Issued Powerful Call to Confront World on Ensuring Humanity’s Future

“In over 30 years in my experience with the UN, I never heard a bolder or more courageous speech."

Jewish Community Business World Basks in Positive Spotlight at NYC Business Expo and Conference...

In the midst of the day’s frenzied activities, a VIP dinner was held where leaders of both Chambers celebrated the event’s success with some of the leading business and governmental figures in attendance.

White Powder in Suspicious Envelope Again Arrives at Israel Consulate in NY

Friday’s envelope preceded Netanyahu’s arrival in New York by several hours.

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.
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NY Museum Creates Virtual Conversations with Holocaust Survivors

Visitors ask questions and lifelike projections of Gutter and Schloss answer in real time—offering personal reflections about life before, during, and after the Holocaust.

Netanyahu Set to Warn UN Iran Won’t Be Tolerated on Northern Border

PM Netanyahu and Pres. Trump are slated to meet Monday; they're expected to discuss Iran’s presence on Israel’s northern border, and the looming deadline for Trump’s approval or cancellation of the 2015 JCPOA nuclear deal with Iran.

Netanyahu Refuses Meeting with Swedish Counterpart at UN

Sweden was one of the first Western nations to recognize the Palestinian Authority as an independent sovereign nation.

Israeli Consulate in NYC Reopens After Threat Against PM, Package With White Powder

Netanyahu is scheduled to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, and to address the General Assembly on Tuesday.

Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman Installed As New YU President

In an era in which there is a breakdown of civic and civil conversation, Yeshiva University is uniquely positioned to address the most pressing moral issues of the day.

Brooklyn Jewish Leaders Meet With DA on Opioid Epidemic

The discussion focused on the opioid epidemic and the DA’s initiative to combat youth substance abuse.

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.

Court Stops Demolition of 100-Year-Old Boro Park Synagogue, Chevra Anshei Lubavich

The sellers claim the building is dilapidated; the congregants vehemently deny the charge, saying it's not true.

Shurat HaDin Going After Statues of Anti-Semitic New Amsterdam Governor

Judging historical figures according to our most current social mores is politically beneficial.

Billy Joel Wore a Yellow Star at Madison Square Garden

"Thank you Billy for reminding people what was ... so it may never ever be again," Joel's ex-wife, Christie Brinkley wrote.

Black Jewish Banker Suing Goldman Sachs for Discrimination

Goldman Sachs is facing a proposed class action suit in the same court in Manhattan over its alleged discrimination against women in pay and promotions.

Ambassador Danon Protested, Queens Museum Reinstated Pro-Israel Event

“We welcome this step by the Museum to rectify their earlier unfortunate decision."

New York City’s Queens Museum Boycotts Israel

Celebrating the establishment of the State of Israel is "not a political event, but rather an expression of the historical and legal rights of our people," said Danon.

Mystery: Jewish Man Posing as Cop Breaks into Woodmere Young Israel on Shabbos

An attorney representing Mikhaylov in court Monday told the judge his client wanted to pray – a desire most Jews find ways to fulfill without impersonating a policeman.

Israeli Killed in Dispute over Blocked Parking in Brooklyn

Omri Dahan, 23, a former IDF soldier, arrived at his home on East 73rd Street near Avenue M in Brooklyn around 11:30 PM Monday, only to discover that a car was blocking his driveway, according to the NYPD.

Elena Baron, Candidate For Civil Court Judge, Visits The Jewish Press

Baron, an active participant in Jewish life, gives tzedakah generously and volunteers to fund and feed the Jewish poor, and the elderly.

Synagogue Loses Suit over Firing Employee for Being Pregnant under the Chupah

Shultz said she was fired on July 21, 2015, a day after returning from her honeymoon to her job as Program Director of Congregation Shearith Israel, a job she had held for 11 years.

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