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Police Investigate Swastikas on NYC New School Dormitory Doors

14 Heshvan 5777 – November 14, 2016
One student said the experience "felt very violating and personal because it happened in a space where we live, where we hang out, where we sleep."

Jewish Organizations Protest UNESCO Insult to Judaism

11 Heshvan 5777 – November 11, 2016
Marchers protested UNESCO's effort to erase Judaism from the Jewish people's holiest sites.

Clashes with Pro-Israel Students at Rochester’s SDS Anti-Israel Event

6 Heshvan 5777 – November 7, 2016
A man who said his family had been forced from Libya in 1967 because they were Jewish asked, “Is this for education purposes?” He noted that he is not considered a refugee on campus because he is not Palestinian.

Historic Upper West Side Conservative Synagogue Going Condo

5 Heshvan 5777 – November 5, 2016
"In Judaism buildings aren’t so important, they are places that we use… but we move, we move a lot."

Now They are Going After Jewish Summer Camps

1 Heshvan 5777 – November 2, 2016
Jewish campers emulating IDF exercises were compared to Hamas training camps.

‘Holy Trash’ Exhibition Turns Lost Synagogue Books into Stone [video]

26 Tishri 5777 – October 28, 2016
My Genizah is a hard-edge, personal commentary on the making of the Jewish archive from the documents of the Genizah.

Election 2016 The Jewish Perspective

26 Tishri 5777 – October 27, 2016
Questions will be taken from the audience as well as those put together by the sponsors of the forum.

Nadler Or Rosenthal? The Race For New York’s 10th CD

Nadler and Rosenthal seem to be engaging in a bit of one-upmanship on who cares more for Israel, which is not necessarily a bad thing.

Albany Beats

20 Tishri 5777 – October 21, 2016
Several lawmakers either testified or submitted testimony to the commission supporting a pay raise; some lawmakers, mainly Republicans, have called on the commission to reject a raise.

BDS: The New Kristallnacht

12 Tishri 5777 – October 13, 2016
Those who promote BDS – who try to economically strangle the Jewish people living in Israel – share the same goals as the monsters who took sledgehammers to shuls and set fire to Jewish homes.

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson, 50, Succumbs

9 Tishri 5777 – October 11, 2016
Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson passed away Sunday after a struggle with cancer.

Heirs of Jewish Refugee Suing Met over Stolen Picasso

4 Tishri 5777 – October 6, 2016
According to the suit, the original, Jewish owner sold the painting under duress for $13,200, when he and his wife were in Paris, to pay for their escape to Brazil.

Antonio Guterres, Former UNHCR, Unanimous Pick for New UN Secy-Gen [video]

4 Tishri 5777 – October 5, 2016
Former Prime Minister of Portugal, Antonio Guterres, is chosen to succeed Ban Ki-moon as UN Secretary-General in January 2017.

AG Schneiderman Deepens Trump Charity Probe

27 Elul 5776 – September 30, 2016
Schneiderman, who is Jewish, a Democrat, and a Clinton supporter, says he was targeted by “gruesome” anti-Semitic tweets from Trump supporters.

Newcomer Rabbinic Organization Launches Lower East Side Eruv Against Establishment View

The new group encourages its constituencies "to pursue guidance from its own rabbinic authorities and to continue the spirit of mutual respect and dignity that Jewish practice demands and engenders."

3 Dead, 100-Plus Injured in NJ Transit Hoboken Train Crash

27 Elul 5776 – September 29, 2016
A morning commuter train running from Spring Valley, NY to Hoboken, New Jersey crashed through barriers into the terminal reception area.

Popular Albany Kosher Restaurant Gives Up Supervision

26 Elul 5776 – September 28, 2016
The Terra move represents a loss of 25% of the kosher restaurants available around Albany and Saratoga Springs, NY.

Jerusalem Mayor Awards Pollard Gold Pin in NY Chance Meeting

24 Elul 5776 – September 27, 2016
Barkat told the Pollards, "Since Jonathan is not allowed to go to Jerusalem, the eternal city of the Jewish people will come to him in New York or anywhere else in the world."

Israel’s Ambassador to UN Campaigns for Kosher Food

24 Elul 5776 – September 26, 2016
Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon petitions UN Secy-Gen Ban Ki-moon for kosher food.

‘Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven’ at the Met [video]

A kind of Jerusalem fever gripped much of the world from about 1000 to 1400. Across three continents, thousands made their way to the Holy City—from Jewish, Christian, and Islamic traditions alike.

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