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Historic Lower East Side Synagogue on Fire

The synagogue's upper floors had been condemned since the 1990s, and in 2007 the building was closed altogether.

Pro-BDS Students Sue Fordham University Over Rejection of Students for Justice in Palestine

"The call for boycott, divestment and sanctions of Israel presents a barrier to open dialogue and mutual learning and understanding," Fordham's administration explained.

New Yorkers Step Up in Multiple Neo-Nazi Train Incidents

New Yorkers are stepping up in the face up rising anti-Semitic incidents.

Exhibition: The Jewish Ghetto in Postcards from Eastern Europe to Downtown Manhattan

From 1880 to 1924, one third of the Jewish population of Eastern Europe left shtetls and cities for the United States, fleeing persecution and seeking economic opportunity.

US Jewish Leaders Briefed by Dept. of Homeland Security Ahead of High Holy Days

More than 100 Jewish institutions were briefed on security in a pre-holiday conference call by the US Dept. of Homeland Security and Jewish Federation.

Suspect In Manhattan Bombing ‘Radicalized’ By Trips To Mideast

According to the Associated Press, the FBI looked into Rahami two years ago after his father called with concerns that his son might be a terrorist, a law enforcement official said Tuesday.

Manhattan Explosion Wounds 29, Plus Additional US Attacks [video]

The dumpster blew up outside Associated Blind Housing, a 14-story building for residents who are blind or visually impaired, next door to a church.

Samaria Activist Yossi Dagan Asked By Brooklynites To Talk About Israeli Resiliency and Terror...

Samaria Regional Council chairman Yossi Dagan was hosted in Crown Heights to talk about Israeli resiliency in the face of terror on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attack on New York.

Sunday Express, NYT: Hillary Clinton Diagnosed With Pneumonia [video]

Hillary Clinton's personal physician says the Democratic candidate is suffering from pneumonia -- and that's why she collapsed at the New York 9/11 event.

US 2nd Circuit Appeals Court Reverses Anti-Terror Verdict Against Palestinian Authority, PLO

The court case involving the families of terror victims against the Palestinian Authority takes a new turn, and further appeal may be required.

US, Israel Group to Launch Jerusalem, Manhattan ‘Techotels’

The Techotels will seek to become the central hub for hi-tech entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and executives in NY, Israel and the Bay Area

3 Arrested at Holland Tunnel With Combat Gear, Weapons Cache, Driving to NYC

Three people were stopped with a cache of combat gear, entering the Holland Tunnel on the way to Manhattan.

Las Vegas Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Pledges $100M for Trump Presidential Campaign

Las Vegas billionaire Sheldon Adelson has formally endorsed Donald Trump for president.

Marchers Danced Through Rain at 2015 NY Israel Day Parade

Parents carried little ones on their shoulders, and held five-year-old children by the hand. Older children gripped their blue-and-white flags tightly and waved them...

World Trade Center, 9/11: Is Ground Zero A Sacred Site?

Is the site of Ground Zero sacred ground? Is the site of any deadly attack sacred? If so, most of Gaza and Lebanon can now be considered holy. . .

Second Orthodox NY High School Allowing Girls to Don Tefillin

A second Modern Orthodox high school in New York has announced it will permit girls to wear tefillin during prayer. The Ramaz School in Manhattan...

New Jersey Man Claims He Lost Job for not Firing Jewish Employee

A New Jersey man said he was fired after refusing to fire a man his boss called a “no-good New York city Jew.” Thomas Greco,...

Reform Sell Half of Its HQ to Raise Cash for Youth Programs

The Union for Reform Judaism has sold off half of its headquarters in New York and is investing $1 million from the proceeds to...

NY Deliveryman Awarded $900,000 in Anti-Semitism Suit

Anti-Semitism is for Europeans, right? Sure, there is a swastika here or there in the US, but would a NY restaurant manager mock a Jewish worker and make fun of the Holocaust? Yes, he can. Aliyah, anyone?

Saudi Website Blames US for 9/11

It is one thing to rub salt in a wound, and it’s another to wipe the murderer's blood on the victim’s coffin, but that is what an official Saudi site did to mark the anniversary of 9/11’ carried out by Saudi terrorists.

El Al Teams Up with GetTaxi

El Al has signed an agreement with GetTaxi to offer passengers discounts for GetTaxi's cab hailing service in New York, Tel Aviv and other...

Israeli GetTaxi Launches New York Limo Service

Israelis and taxis in New York -- not exactly news, except that this story is not about Israelis driving taxis, but offering a hi-tech...

Recalling Ed Koch’s Political Hypocrisy

Koch became a chronic – some would say compulsive – critic of Giuliani.

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