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Brooklynites to Protest Vandalizing of Jewish Beastie Boy’s Brooklyn Park

Senator Squadron invited New Yorkers and the media to join him on Sunday at the Adam Yauch park on State Street at 11:30 AM, "to stand against hate in our backyard, our city, and our country."

Albany Beat

We have to be very clear-headed and cautious about what is said because what is said by the U.S. president is paid minute attention to by the rest of the world.

NY Congressman Denouncing Trump for Bannon Pick, Speaker Ryan Dismissing Public Outrage

“I am appalled and disgusted that Donald Trump is doubling-down on hatred and racism in his very first action as President-elect," Nadler wrote.

Police Investigate Swastikas on NYC New School Dormitory Doors

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

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

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

"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

Jewish campers emulating IDF exercises were compared to Hamas training camps.

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

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

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 Beat

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

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

Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson passed away Sunday after a struggle with cancer.

Heirs of Jewish Refugee Suing Met over Stolen Picasso

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]

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Hudson Institute Awards 2016 Herman Kahn Prize to Israeli PM Netanyahu

The Hudson Institute honored PM Netanyahu for his achievements and leadership of the State of Israel.

Netanyahu to Meet Trump and Clinton in NYC

PM Netanyahu is to meet with presidential candidates from both the GOP and Democratic parties in the US before returning to Israel.

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