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Kapparot ‘Sacrificial Chicken’ Ritual Gets Green Light in New York

A NYS Supreme Court judge has given a green light to the ancient Jewish custom of kapparot, transferring sins to a chicken before Yom Kippur.

Banners in Brooklyn: ‘Death to Israel, Death to the USA’

Social activists in Crown Heights, Brooklyn pressure US Rep. Yvette Clarke (D) to vote against IranDeal.

Wave of Hate Crimes against Jews in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg Area

It is questionable if anti-Semitism really is not on the rise in the United States. It really is the same as it was 100 years ago, but more overt instead of covert.

Neo-Nazis Vandalize Borough Park Talmud Torah

Neo-Nazis vandalized a Talmud Torah in Boro Park, Brooklyn this week.

Rabbi Binyomin Klein, Member of Secretariat to Lubavitcher Rebbe, zt’l, 79, Passes Away

Rabbi Binyomin Klein, 79, long-time aide of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, zt'l passed away Friday morning.

Borough Park Crowned NY City’s Baby Capital

The Brooklyn neighborhood of Borough Park holds the record for the highest birth rate in New York City in 2013.

Fourth Brooklyn Man Charged in ISIS Recruiting Plot

A fourth Brooklyn man has been indicted on charges of conspiring to support and join the ISIS terror group in Syria.

Hillary Clinton Leases Brooklyn Heights Office for Campaign HQ

Former US Secy of State Hillary Clinton leases space in downtown Brooklyn to use as campaign headquarters for 2016.

Hate Crime Attack in Williamsburg, An ‘Unclear’ Murder in Midwood

Two NY Jews were attacked in Williamsburg on Sunday in a bias incident; a Jew was shot to death in Midwood, motive unclear.

Brooklyn Family Killed in Shabbat Fire

The fire, caused by the Shababt Blech, swept through the house while the family slept.

NYPD Increases Patrols Around Brooklyn Synagogues, Jewish Sites

Brooklyn synagogues raise security after a suspicious incident on Sabbath in the Midwood section.

Northeastern United States Gears Up for Epic Blizzard

The northeastern United States is gearing up for what may be one of the biggest blizzards in the past half century.

NY Legislators Ask Jews to Attend Police Officer’s Funeral

New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind called on the Jewish community to attend the funeral of an assassinated New York police officer. “The brave men...

Artist Robin Antar ‘Envisions’ America in Stone

What does the child of Brooklyn Syrian Jews have in common with Manhattan glitterati? Diamonds. Stones.

Man Charged in Manhattan Assault of Orthodox Couple

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...

Brooklyn Coffee Shop Owner Sorry He Called Jews ‘Greedy Infiltrators’

He admits he should have used nicer words to say the same thing.

New York, High-End Dealers Cater To Jews Seeking The Perfect Etrog

The “perfect” etrog actually has one big non-Halachic blemish – it is not grown in Israel.

Brooklyn Coffee Shop Fed Up with Greedy Jewish ‘Infiltrators’

Anti-Semitic? Of course not. He loves Jews who are anti-Zionists.

Holy Crisis Intervention From Beyond the Grave

A dynamic young man who left this world far earlier than expected still managed to help another Jew, even from beyond the grave.

NYC Police Looking into Swastika Fliers in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg

New York City police are investigating the distribution of fliers marked with swastikas in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Crown Heights Father, 5 Yr Old Son Attacked in ‘Knock-Out’ Game

A Jewish father and his 5 year old son were attacked in another round of the ‘knockout game’ in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

Jordan’s Arab Bank Goes on Trial in NY for Terror Financing

Jordan's Arab Bank goes on trial Monday in NY for facilitating money transfers from terror entities to Hamas members abroad.

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