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NY Deliveryman Awarded $900,000 in Anti-Semitism Suit

Anti-Semitism is for Europeans, right? Sure, there is a swastika here or there in the US, but would a NY restaurant manager mock a Jewish worker and make fun of the Holocaust? Yes, he can. Aliyah, anyone?

Lack of ‘Kosher Cop’ in New York a Problem for Kosher Consumers

The departure of the head of the Kosher Law Enforcement Division of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets has created a...

Lhota: De Blasio Is Dinkins 2.0

“Did you miss me?” Lhota responded with a devilish smirk when asked by a Capital New York reporter about his new aggressive style.

Video: Questions for Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota

Earlier on the campaign trail both candidates met with a Jewish Press panel.

Questions for Joe Lhota

The Jewish Press recently asked New York City Republican mayoral nominee Joe Lhota to address issuesof concern to the city’s Jewish community.

Bloomberg First to Receive ‘Jewish Nobel Prize’

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will be the first recipient of the $1 million Genesis Prize, which is being called the “Jewish Nobel Prize”...

Glatt Kosher Company Donates $10,000 in Hotdogs to Soup Kitchen

Glatt kosher hotdog manufacturer Abeles & Heymann is donating $10,000 in hotdogs to the Masbia soup kitchen.

Libyan Al Qaeda Terrorist to Appear in NY Court Tuesday

Al Qaeda terrorist Abu Anas al Libi, snatched off the streets in Libya last week by U.S. soldiers, is expected to appear in federal...

De Blasio Intervened to Save Anti-Israeli Protester from Jail

Bill de Blasio intervened in in charges against a teacher at his daughter’s school and who protesting Israel’s policies in Gaza in 2004 and...

Rav Ovadia Comment Earns Lhota the Haredi Wrath

Bill de Blasio may well be measuring the drapes of Gracie Mansion as a new poll shows him with a commanding 44 point lead.

YU Employee with Abuse Conviction No Longer At University

Yeshiva University has terminated Akiva Roth, 42, after past sexual misconduct came to light, officials said Friday.. The university admitted that it had “erred”...

FBI Arrests NY Rabbis for Beating Husbands Who Refuse Divorce

Many Jewish women suffer as “agunahs,” unable to re-marry because their husbands refuse them divorces. Four Jews, two of them rabbis, allegedly took the law into their hands and beat husbands until they agreed.

Brooklyn Boy Killed By Van One Month before Bar Mitzvah

A Brooklyn boy was struck and killed by a van Tuesday night, one month before his bar mitzvah. Samuel Cohen-Eckstein, 12, was hit on Prospect...

Report: YU Hired Faculty Member Convicted Of Sex Contact with Boys

Yeshiva University hired a new faculty member convicted of inappropriate sexual behavior with boys, according to the Forward. The university, which is facing a major...

Yair Lapid Tells US Jews They Are Safer than in Israel

Last week in Budapest, Israel’s glamor MK Yair Lapid scolded Israelis for living in Berlin and not in Israel. So what does he say in NY? Israel may be home, but you know, you are much safer if you stay put.

Hillary Tells Huma to Choose between Her and Weiner

Hillary Clinton, an undeclared candidate for the Democratic nominee for president in 2016, has told Human Abedin to ditch Anthony Weiner if she wants...

Wonder Bread Gets OU Kosher Approval

Wonder Bread, fresh off its post-bankruptcy revival, will get kosher certification in the New York area from the Orthodox Union (OU), according to an...

GOP Heavy-Hitters to Help Lhota Defeat de Blasio

Lhota: "David Koch’s beliefs on social issues are no different than mine or my opponent’s when it comes to women’s choice and women’s issues and other issues like that."

The $13 M Runoff for a $2.1 M NYC Political Office: Tish James Wins

In the September 10th Democratic primary for New York City Public Advocate, none of the five candidates received 40 percent or more of the...

Hatzalah CEO, Linked to Met Council Scam, Steps Down

The CEO of the (U.S.) Chevra Hatzalah ambulance service resigned amid allegations that he conspired with William Rapfogel, the ex-CEO of the Metropolitan Council...

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