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Frank Seddio For Kings County (Brooklyn) Democratic County Leader

21 Av 5776 – August 24, 2016
He and his family have been key to the remarkable renaissance the borough has enjoyed in recent years.

Crown Heights Jews Remember: Prayers for Yankel Rosenbaum, z’l, Hope for...

15 Av 5776 – August 19, 2016
Australian Professor Norman Rosenbaum visits the scene of his brother's murder in Brooklyn 25 years later, denouncing violence with bereaved father Carmel Cato.

Hasidic Men Sentenced to ‘Diverse Community Service’ Picked Chai Lifeline

8 Av 5776 – August 11, 2016
The judge finally delayed the sentencing by one week, to give the prosecution a chance to check out Chai Lifeline.

Rachel Freier For Civil Court Judge In Brooklyn

7 Av 5776 – August 10, 2016
Her election to the civil court would be an inspiration to all frum girls, from chassidic as well as non-chassidic

Two Brooklyn City Pools Still Offering Women-Only Swimming

2 Tammuz 5776 – July 7, 2016
The New York Civil Liberties Union called the ruling unfair.

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.

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.

NY Gov Signs Anti-Boycott Law then Joins 52nd Israel Parade in...

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

Brooklyn Yeshivas In The 1930s (Part II)

26 Iyyar 5776 – June 2, 2016
Despite such opposition, the Yeshivah of Flatbush opened that year with 22 children, four teachers for two classes – a kindergarten and a first grade.

Bernie, Barney, And Other Brooklyn Jewish Old-Timers

18 Iyyar 5776 – May 25, 2016
As of 2016, the Nobel contingent from New York City public high schools stands at 42 (37 of them Jews).

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?

Brooklyn Yeshivas In The 1930s (Part I)

28 Nisan 5776 – May 5, 2016
Today Brooklyn is fortunate to have a large number of yeshivas and Bais Yaakovs that span the spectrum from Modern Orthodox to haredi and chassidic.

Sanders Condemns ‘Disproportionate’ Israeli Gaza Attacks, Clinton Blames Hamas, Iran ‘Constant...

7 Nisan 5776 – April 15, 2016
Read the transcript and watch the video of the Israel portion of the Sanders-Clinton debate.

Candidate Kasich Uses Matzah Factory Visit to Sermonize on ‘Blood of...

7 Nisan 5776 – April 14, 2016
Publicist Ezra Friedlander tried to soften the blow for the press, saying Kasich "takes his religion very seriously."

HSBC Bank Robbed During Sabbath in Borough Park

4 Nisan 5776 – April 12, 2016
The robber knew enough to wait until late into the night on the Sabbath before breaking into the neighborhood bank.

Hipster or Hasidic?

20 Adar II 5776 – March 30, 2016
Jimmy Kimmel: Between the hipster community and the Hasidic community, Brooklyn is by far the most bearded spot in New York. We thought we’d...

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.

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.

Thousands of Chabad-Lubavitch Rabbis Gather at NYC’s Largest Banquet

27 Heshvan 5776 – November 8, 2015
More than 5,200 Chabad-Lubavitch rabbis and communal leaders sat down to exchange news at this year's international emissaries' conference in NYC.

Hatzolah Member Stabbed in Crown Heights, Bklyn – Motive Not Clear

22 Heshvan 5776 – November 4, 2015
A Hatzolah medic was stabbed Tuesday evening in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.

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