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Anti-Semitic Brooklyn Teens Attack Jewish Driver in Midwood

24 Sivan 5776 – June 30, 2016
Two teens in Brooklyn yelled slurs against Jews. One threw a rock at a Jewish driver, breaking the car window.

NY May Lose One of Its Pro-Israel Congressional Seats to Sanders’ Backed Democrat

23 Sivan 5776 – June 29, 2016
Teachout is on the record as opposing NY Gov. Cuomo’s new order prohibiting awarding state contracts to BDS-supporting companies, which has earned her the support to many pro-BDS groups.

Legislature Wraps Up Session On Shabbos

18 Sivan 5776 – June 23, 2016
Goldfeder served five years in the Assembly. He told The Jewish Press, “This is not where I want to be at this time in my life.”

3 Arrested at Holland Tunnel With Combat Gear, Weapons Cache, Driving to NYC

16 Sivan 5776 – June 21, 2016
Three people were stopped with a cache of combat gear, entering the Holland Tunnel on the way to Manhattan.

New York’s Oldest Congregation to Appeal Ruling on Newport Synagogue $7.4 Million Grab

10 Sivan 5776 – June 15, 2016
The Newport congregation testified they had to sell the ornaments because their numbers were starting to dwindle and they could no longer afford to pay a rabbi.

Masbia To Reopen Facility In Boro Park with Crowdfunding Campaign

4 Sivan 5776 – June 10, 2016
New facility to feed the needy to be open 7 days a week and will include traditional Sabbath and holiday meals.

Felder-Cusick Bill Foils City Council Efforts to Force Additional Taxes on New Yorkers

3 Sivan 5776 – June 8, 2016
“I’ve been disgusted every time I’ve heard the absurd plastic bag tax legislation introduced.”

Jewish Program Launches Opioid Overdose Prevention Project

NCFJE's Operation Survival program is again shaking up the Jewish world with a new opioid overdose prevention project.

NY Gov Signs Anti-Boycott Law then Joins 52nd Israel Parade in Pouring Rain [video]

29 Iyyar 5776 – June 5, 2016
The governor later tweeted: "What a great honor it was to march in the @CelebrateIsrael parade today."

Orthodox Shul Will Keep LGBT Shabbaton Despite Neighborhood Rabbis’ Objection

26 Iyyar 5776 – June 3, 2016
"We encourage you to show your support by coming to shul this Shabbat for services and for the Shabbaton programming, and we welcome your feedback, questions, and notes of support."

Lower East Side Rabbis Hint at Excommunicating Orthodox Shul for LGBT Shabbaton

25 Iyyar 5776 – June 2, 2016
The signatories at the bottom of a letter titled "An important Message to the Community" include Rabbis David and Reuven Feinstein, the sons and spiritual heirs of the late Rabbi Moshe Feinstein.

Patriots’ Owner Cites Chapters of the Fathers at YU’s Keynote Address [video]

22 Iyyar 5776 – May 30, 2016
“I’m not a Starbucks guy. I’m a Dunkin Donuts guy, but I like to pay for the coffee of the other folks behind me in line,” Kraft revealed.

Ipsos Survey: One Third of American Students Support Boycotting Israel

The good news is that a 62% majority of US respondents believe that the BDS movement is a form of modern anti-Semitism.

Mandy Patinkin Berates Late Couple at Benefit Concert

17 Iyyar 5776 – May 24, 2016
When someone in the cheap seats yelled at him to “let it go,” Patinking responded, “I’m not letting it go! The Yiddish culture means too much to me."

Staten Island JCC Receives Anti-Semitic Messages over Basketball Score

“We work very hard to make sure we instill the right values, so it is disturbing.”

Albany Beat

11 Iyyar 5776 – May 19, 2016
News from the state capitol in Albany...

75 Children Contract Chickenpox in Williamsburg Outbreak, Failure to Inoculate Cited

10 Iyyar 5776 – May 18, 2016
The problem is that by reducing the number of vaccinated children, the community at large is exposed to a greater risk.

Judge Awards Newport, RI Synagogue to Congregation Despite NY Landlord’s Claim

10 Iyyar 5776 – May 17, 2016
Saying they were the trustees, not the owners, Judge McConnell chastised Shearith Israel for claiming ownership and removed it as Touro’s trustee.

Anti-Zionist Mob Invades Brooklyn Museum to Protest Nuance and Humanism

2 Iyyar 5776 – May 10, 2016
When white people decolonize their oppressors, does it count as liberation, or does it automatically constitute an occupation?

Albany Beat

13 Nisan 5776 – April 20, 2016
Felder May Return To Democratic Conference; EITC Defeated Once Again The failure to include the Education Investment Tax Credit (EITC) in the latest state budget...

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