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Would You Care for an Arvind Mini Knaidel?

NYC chef names new dish on Indian-American spelling bee winner.

Thousands of Haredim Protest IDF Draft in Lower Manhattan

To passersby on Sunday, the crowd had a simple message, one that rings sympathetically to American ears.

Puerto Ricans Cheer Weiner a Week after Jews Booed Him

New York City’s annual Puerto Rican parade gave the city’s mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner a rousing welcome Sunday, one week after the controversial candidate...

Nate Silver: Quinn the Most Likely Democrat

Her support has dropped 39% percent, but she still manages to keep her lead over her opponents, including Mr. Weiner.

Wonder Twins Complete Cycling Journey from Buffalo to Brooklyn

They did it old school too, by avoiding the use of GPS technology to find their way.

Video: Weiner Gives Tzedakah to Homeless Man

Mr. Weiner spared the last dollar bill with the first guy that approached him.

Video: Quinn’s ‘Jerusalem Is the Capital Of Israel’ Moment

Ms. Quinn urged the US government to immediately recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish State

One in Five NY Jews Live in Poverty

A new report shows that 20 percent of Jewish households in the New York metropolitan area are poor, a figure only marginally lower than...

At Jewish Forum Weiner Is Hero But Not Comeback Kid (Video)

Weiner pleased the crowd, using continuously Hebrew and Yiddish phrases – such as Mikva, Kishkas and Eretz Yisroel.

Shabbos Holds 100 Proof for Whiskey Lovers

L’Chaim. Observing the Jewish Sabbath is secondary when it comes to saving a person’s life or performing a circumcision. But what happens a whiskey festival occurs on Shabbat? Hold a Whiskey Jewbilee.

Jewish Press Mayoral Forum Brings Together All Democratic Candidates For First Time

In front of a packed house, in the roughly six-hundred seat sanctuary of Brooklyn’s Manhattan Beach Jewish Center, seven Democratic candidates for New York City Mayor spurred the audience, and at times each other, to consider some of the city’s most pressing challenges.

Half of NY Wants Sheldon Silver Gone – Except his Voters

Half of New York voters think that Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver should quit because of his actions in the Vito Lopez sex harassment scandal,...

Albanese and Salgado Left Out of FJCC Debate on Jewish Issues

In an interview with Zev Brenner Saturday night, Josh Mehlman, the chairman of the Flatbush Jewish Community Coalition told the radio host that only...

L’Chaim 5K Young Israel Run/Walk for Israel Raises $65,000

The 5K Run/Walk for Israel, begun in 2001 by the Young Israel of Jamaica Estates Coalition for Israel Action, drew more than 300 runners...

‘Non-Compliant’ NY Yeshiva Students Ejected from Flight

The senior class of Yeshiva of Flatbush in Brooklyn was kicked off a flight Southwest Airlines flight from New York to Atlanta on Monday...

Street Poll: Jewish Voters Divided on Brother Anthony

“Not that I’m condoning what he did, but I always thought that he was good for the community.”

Mayoral Candidates Salute Israel and NY Jews

Mr. Weiner, who is the only Jewish candidate running in the Democratic primary, was cheered by many marchers and onlookers, but many also booed.

Nefesh B’Nefesh Founders Get YU Honorary Doctorates

“We have been taught to open our eyes and see the myriad number of concerns that need to be addressed and repaired in our community."

Pro-Israel New Yorkers Protest 92nd St Y’s anti-Israel Speaker

Richard Allen of JCC Watch said, "There has been a pattern - first with [BDS activist] Roger Waters and now with Alice Walker. All of our efforts to speak with the 92nd Street Y administrators have been met with closed doors, closed ears and closed minds."

JPress Forum: Metzitzah B’peh, Vouchers, Weiner Charms the Crowd

There are not many issues the Democratic mayoral hopefuls agree on, especially when they are seated at one table.

BDS Movement Suffers Defeat in SEC Divestment Battle

Shurat HaDin sent a warning letter to TIAA-CREF last month informing its leadership that the boycott resolution was a violation of both federal and New York State law.

Test Poll: Kelly Would Shake Up Race

Plus bonus video: Anthony Weiner at The Jewish Press Wed. night conference

The Latest Chatter: Can Weiner Win?

Wednesday Night: The Jewish Press Hosts Mayoral Forum For the Jewish Community

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.

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