United Hatzalah matching campaign aims to improve odds of survival from heart attack.
Posted on: December 16th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
Bloomberg Philanthropies has announced that Jerusalem and Tel Aviv-Yafo are the first non-U.S. cities selected to participate in the $45 million expansion of its Innovation Teams program. The program aims to improve the capacity of City Halls to effectively design and implement new approaches that improve citizens’ lives by relying on data, open innovation, and […]
Posted on: December 16th, 2014News & Views → Archaeology
The ‘homely’ ancient rock, discovered in 1993, adds evidence of King David’s existence.
Posted on: December 10th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Chabad officials reveal the "770" stabber kept saying "Kill the Jews." Community and city leaders urge residents to stay "calm" and "keep the peace."
Posted on: December 10th, 2014News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
Iconic Jewish entertainer Joan Rivers was generous to the end with family, friends and staff, and also supported Jewish causes.
Posted on: December 9th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
Footage clearly shows that police did not use excessive violence.
Posted on: December 9th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
A young rabbinic student was stabbed early Tuesday in Chabad Lubavitch World Headquarters at 770 Eastern Parkway in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn. Please pray for the recovery of Levi Yitzchok ben Raizel.
Posted on: December 9th, 2014News & Views → Eye on "Palestine" → Gaza
The Palestinian Authority won a major victory Monday when it was granted observer status by the International Criminal Court at The Hague.
Posted on: December 5th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Haredim & Hassidim
A 10-year-old Brooklyn Haredi girl was killed and her mother, nine months pregnant, was injured when they were hit by a minivan while crossing the street in the Borough Park neighborhood. The mother, Sarah Friedman, was taken to the hospital, where she delivered a healthy baby girl — her fifth child — on Tuesday night. […]
Posted on: December 5th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
The American liberal Jewish guilty conscience always plays itself out to identify with those who are not Jewish.
Posted on: December 5th, 2014News & Views → Local
Thousands protest in NYC on Thursday night and the city launches a police "retraining program" after a grand jury clears officer in perpetrator death.
Posted on: November 30th, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, whose son Andrew is current governor, was hospitalized for a heart condition Saturday night. The elder Cuomo, now 82, served three terms in office. “He is in good spirits and thanks everyone for their support and best wishes,” the office of his son Andrew said in a statement on […]
Posted on: November 25th, 2014News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
What does the child of Brooklyn Syrian Jews have in common with Manhattan glitterati? Diamonds. Stones.
Posted on: November 21st, 2014News & Views → Eye on "Palestine" → Hamas
The Israel Law Center wins a landmark decision against the Palestinian Authority (PA) on behalf of 11 families of victims of terror.
Posted on: November 19th, 2014News & Views → Israel
The NYPD has increased security for NYC synagogues in the wake of the Har Nof massacre.
Posted on: November 18th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
New York police have arrested a 23-year-old Brooklyn man was arrested for assaulting an Orthodox Jewish couple in Manhattan this summer. A police department spokesman confirmed to JTA that Mustafa Mashni was charged with assault, as first reported on the Jpupdates website. The victims, in their 20s, were walking on the Upper East Side at […]
Posted on: November 12th, 2014News & Views → US → NY
After this most recent election, there are four fewer Jewish members of the Assembly.
Posted on: November 11th, 2014News & Views → Israel
The New York Times and Haaretz are literally on the same page on yet another level.
Posted on: November 8th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
The Beth Din of America, one of the preeminent rabbinic courts of North America, is preparing to add a female board member, Dr. Michelle Friedman, the founder and chair of the Department of Pastoral Counseling at New York’s Yeshivat Chovevei Torah (YCT). Founded in 1999, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah is a modern Orthodox rabbinical seminary that […]
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