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92nd St. Y to Embrace Another Israel Hater: Alice Walker

In addition to lots of other anti-Israel activity, Alice Walker was front and center with Roger Waters as the two of them attempted to block Carnegie Hall from hosting the Israeli Philharmonic in October, 2012. Now Alice Walker is scheduled to appear at the 92nd Street Y on Thursday, May 30.

Exclusive: Joe ‘Yoely’ Lhota on his Relationship With the Jews

Although born into a Catholic family, the candidate is halachically Jewish.

Anthony Weiner to Attend Jewish Press’s Mayoral Forum For Jewish Community

Anthony Weiner’s aide has confirmed that the newest mayoral candidate will attend The Jewish Press’s mayoral forum, making it one of his first public...

New York Synagogues Bury 12 Torah Scrolls, Victims of Sandy

Approximately 1000 people participated on Sunday in the burial of approximately 12 Torahs scrolls that sustained irreparable damage in Hurricane Sandy seven months ago....

Weiner Misses Queens Memorial Day Parade to Speak at Church

New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner passed up the annual Memorial Day parade in his former Queens district on Sunday in order to...

Harlem Voters Remain Calm Facing Hurricane Anthony

“Oh my God, that’s Anthony Weiner!”

Israeli 1,700-year-old Mosaic on Display at Louvre Museum

Israelis are familiar with archaeological finds dating back centuries and sometimes thousands of years. Now the world’s most popular museum, the Louvre, exhibits a 1,700-year-old mosaic found in Lod.

In 140-Second Video, Anthony Weiner Jumps into Mayoral Race

An April 19, 2013 Quinnipiac University survey gives Weiner 15 percent of Democratic primary voters.

Clintons Staying Out of the Mayoral Race

They're avoiding the appearance of taking sides.

Captured Palestinian Cigarette Smuggler behind Ari Halberstam 1994 Murder

The Hamas and Hezbollah fingerprints are on the yeshiva student's murder as they are on the multi-million dollar smuggling operation.

2nd Place Mayoral Candidates Snatch Away Key Quinn Endorsers

The Village Independent Democrats have opted to back City Comptroller John Liu — the most liberal in the race.

Hillary and Bill Clinton Give Weiner the Cold Shoulder

Anthony Weiner can forget about any support from Hillary and Bill Clinton if he decides to run for mayor of New York City, the...

Not Playing by the Rules, Bill Thompson Builds Formidable Campaign

Many have questioned Mayoral hopeful Bill Thompson’s relatively low profile over the past few months.

2 de Blasio Racist Aides Resign, Rest Must Lay Off Twitter

“If Bill de Blasio is the company he keeps, his mayoral campaign could be in serious trouble.”

Flatbush Jews Form Civic Advocacy and Political Coalition

The FJCC plans to address many of the civic and communal challenges that face the Jewish residents of Flatbush

De Blasio Promising The Jewish Press to Restore Childcare Vouchers

“Too often, the Bloomberg approach has been My way or the highway. I'll do things differently.”

HRW Founder: Human Rights Must Focus on Arab Regimes’ Hate Speech

Human Rights Watch founder Robert Bernstein said that today's human rights advocates ignore the repression of basic freedoms across the Middle East and mistakenly call "free speech" and "advocacy' what is really state-sponsored hate speech.

Bill De Blasio Visits The Jewish Press

Bill de Blasio, one of the Democratic frontrunner in the race for New York City mayor, met last week with the editorial board of The Jewish Press at the newspaper’s Boro Park office. De Blasio is the New York City public advocate.

‘Endorsement Day Tuesday’ Pits Candidates Vying for Media Attention

"There are folks who are billionaires, and folks have to question why they're in the race."

Four Years Late, Thompson Hires Sheinkopf as ‘Senior’ Strategist

"There was a time when he certainly was not happy with me."

Canada Forces Chabad to Ban Radical-Islam Critic Pamela Geller

Pamela Geller warns of ‘Islamization’ of North America. Leftists pressured a Great Neck synagogue to ban her. Now Canadian police force Chabad to silence her because her ideas counter “engagement.”

Court Convicts Two Former Aides to NY Mayoral Candidate Liu

Two former associates of New York Democratic mayoral candidate John Liu were convicted in an illegal campaign fundraising scheme uncovered in an FBI investigation,...

Few Mayoral Candidates Stand Up to Chassidim on ‘Metzitzah B’peh’

Democratic candidate Erick Salgado called MBP “a practice that was commanded by God,” and practiced “since God told Abraham to do so.”

Unacceptable: Brooklyn College Effort to End BDS Event Disaster

The school has thus far failed to address this fundamental issue: Brooklyn College not only allowed, but participated in, the violation of their students' constitutional rights at an event at their school, and at which nearly a dozen school officials and employees were present.

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