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Albany Beat

9 Adar I 5776 – February 17, 2016
During her confirmation hearing, DiFiore acknowledged she has a pistol permit and carries a gun.

African-American Stabs Lubavitcher Man in Crown Heights [video]

2 Adar I 5776 – February 11, 2016
The victim was married only a week ago.

Ban ‘Mooned’ at Park East Synagogue

29 Shevat 5776 – February 7, 2016
Ban ki-moon challenged at NYC synagogue for justifying terrorism against Israelis.

Radioactive Leak at Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant in NY

Radioactive contaminated water leaked out of the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant.

David Wichs, Philanthropist, 38, Passes in NYC

28 Shevat 5776 – February 6, 2016
A construction crane collapsed on his parked car.

Authentic Lower East Side Kossar’s Bialys to Reopen Friday

24 Shevat 5776 – February 2, 2016
"We bought a business to almost restore a bit of history in New York City and then desire to expand that throughout the city, throughout the country and even throughout the world.”

17-Year-Old Stabbed in Terrorist Attack Just Made Aliyah From Brooklyn

21 Shevat 5776 – January 31, 2016
Stabbing victim had just become Israeli citizen, said he still plans to join the IDF.

Jews Walk to Synagogue in NYC’s 2nd Biggest Blizzard in History

14 Shevat 5776 – January 24, 2016
The second biggest blizzard in the history of New York City has paralyzed most of the Eastern Seaboard.

Torah Vodaas Dean in Serious Condition

12 Shevat 5776 – January 22, 2016
Groups of yeshiva students as well as many other local Jewish residents have been gathering in groups to recite the Psalms together, and to beseech God to heal him.

Albany Beat

11 Shevat 5776 – January 20, 2016
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Popular ‘Potter’ Star, Unpopular Israel Defamer, Dead at 69

5 Shevat 5776 – January 14, 2016
Harry Potter's evil Shape was beloved, but the deceased actor vilified Israel in a play about Rachel Corrie.

New York Hasidic Hipster Band Brings Message Of Unity and Peace to Jerusalem

1 Shevat 5776 – January 10, 2016
A popular Hasidic hipster musical band based out of New York, known as “Zusha,” performed in Jerusalem’s Yellow Submarine music center this weekend.

Skverer Rebbe of New Square Set to Visit Israel

18 Tevet 5776 – December 30, 2015
The Skverer Rebbe of New Square is expected to arrive in the Holy Land for a visit at the start of next week.

US Rep. Peter King Warns Al-Baghdadi ‘Probably Right’ – ISIS is Stronger

16 Tevet 5776 – December 28, 2015
US Rep. Peter King (R-NY) warns that ISIS leader Al-Bagdadi isn't wrong in saying the terror group is stronger.

Spirit Airlines Flight Cancelled Due to Smoke

15 Tevet 5776 – December 27, 2015
Spirit Airlines Flight 197 from NYC to Ft. Lauderdale was cancelled at La Guardia on Saturday due to smoke.

Washington State Synagogue Statue Defaced with Swastika

13 Tevet 5776 – December 25, 2015
"A swastika is not mere vandalism — it is a symbol of hatred," said the synagogue rabbi. In Brooklyn, a man punched a college student in the face because he is white and Jewish.

Albany Beat

6 Tevet 5776 – December 17, 2015
Asked about the atmosphere in Albany, one former lawmaker would only speak on the condition of anonymity.

Suspected Murderer of Rabbi Joseph Raksin, z’l, Arrested in Miami, FL

29 Kislev 5776 – December 10, 2015
This Chanukah the family of Rabbi Joseph Raksin, z'l, merits the miracle of closure; an arrest in the rabbi's murder.

UJA-Federation of New York Wall Street Dinner Raises Record-Breaking $27 Million

28 Kislev 5776 – December 9, 2015
Special guest Nir Barkat, mayor of Jerusalem, thanked UJA-Federation for its continued support in tough times.

NYPD Evacuates 770 After 911 Gets Bomb Threat

A bomb threat called in to the NYC 911 switchboard prompts police to evacuate "770" Eastern Pkwy.

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