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Historic First: Chassidic Woman Elected to be NY Civil Court Judge

12 Elul 5776 – September 14, 2016
For the first time in U.S. history, a Chassidic woman wins a Brooklyn election, against a man, to become a New York Civil Court judge.

Samaria Activist Yossi Dagan Asked By Brooklynites To Talk About Israeli Resiliency and Terror...

10 Elul 5776 – September 12, 2016
Samaria Regional Council chairman Yossi Dagan was hosted in Crown Heights to talk about Israeli resiliency in the face of terror on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attack on New York.

Hillary Clinton Taken from 9/11 Ceremony for Medical Reasons [video]

9 Elul 5776 – September 11, 2016
Clinton "stumbled off the curb," her "knees buckled" and she lost a shoe, as she was being helped away from the ceremony.

Jewish Woman Who Sealed WW2 with a Kiss Dead at 92

Friedman recalled, "On the way home, another sailor kissed me, just one on the cheek and went on his way. The sailors were especially happy."

15th Anniversary of 9/11: Volunteering to Cope With Loss

For one New Yorker, dealing with his 9/11 loss has manifested itself by helping others.

Jewish Owned Times Square Club Drops Black Lives Matter Event over Israel

6 Elul 5776 – September 9, 2016
An email the club owners sent to ticket buyers reads, “As we can’t support these positions, we’ve accordingly decided to cancel the concert."

NYC Councilman Successfully Takes on Neturei Karta at Anti-BDS Hearing [video]

NY Councilman Greenfield got fed up with hearing the anti-Israel tirades at the meeting, in particular from the Neturei Karta leader.

Rabbi Arrested for Plotting to Murder Get Refuser in Kiryas Joel

5 Elul 5776 – September 8, 2016
They discussed kidnapping, torturing and forcing the get from the husband, either in the US or when he was on a trip to Ukraine.

NYC Lawmakers, Educators and Advocates Calls for Halal, Kosher Public School Lunch Options

3 Elul 5776 – September 6, 2016
Advocates, lawmakers and educators are banding together to call for Halal and Kosher lunch options for students in New York City public schools.

Questions Surround New Kosher Food Booth At New York State Fair

30 Av 5776 – September 2, 2016
I can tell you our price point is probably lower than our competitors at the New York State Fair. We want to make it where everyone can try the food….

If Memory Serves…

29 Av 5776 – September 1, 2016
The good news is that there are resources available for those suffering from Alzheimer’s, as well as those who help them and their loved ones.

Mayer Herskovic Accused of Leading Beating of Brooklyn Black Gay Man [video]

His DNA was found on the heel of the victim’s sneaker, which was found on the roof of a nearby building.

The Election Season Heats Up

This year’s candidates come to the table with the perfect blend of grassroots’ background and involvement and higher-up political success.

The Many Faces Of Election Season 2016

28 Av 5776 – August 31, 2016
The election season in Brooklyn is no different. As a borough with one of the most eclectic mixes of ethnicities in all of America, voting for representatives is very important to its inhabitants.

US 2nd Circuit Appeals Court Reverses Anti-Terror Verdict Against Palestinian Authority, PLO

The court case involving the families of terror victims against the Palestinian Authority takes a new turn, and further appeal may be required.

Leftist Dilma Rousseff Stripped of Presidency in Brazil After 13 Years’ Rule

What goes around comes around: Brazil's Dilma Rousseff rejected Israeli ambassadorial appointee Dani Dayan. After more than a decade she was impeached by a senate majority.

Israel to Compete at World Baseball Qualifier in Brooklyn, NY

26 Av 5776 – August 29, 2016
Israeli American baseball fans are paying attention to the action in Brooklyn: next month Israel competes against 3 countries in NYC.

Crown Heights Riots – 25 Years Later: A Look Back at Jewish Press Coverage

21 Av 5776 – August 24, 2016
The leader told W., “If you're not off the streets in a few seconds when I come back, that will be the end of you,” and began to walk away.

Dershowitz to Play Trump in Hillary’s Debate Prep

18 Av 5776 – August 22, 2016
Mark Green told WNYC the Democratic candidate should have a team of one overall manager, one surrogate, and a team of ten advisers who remind her to smile a lot.

NYC Eliminates Need for Cabbies to Speak English

17 Av 5776 – August 21, 2016
The TLC estimates that 4% of cab drivers in the city are US born.

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