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Burning to Prepare for Passover in Brooklyn

A Jewish father teaches his daughter about the Torah commandment to burn all remaining bits of bread, etc. before the start of Passover.

Don Rickles, Jewish Insult Comedian, Dead at 90

A lifelong Democrat, Rickles performed at the inauguration of two Republican presidents.

Hikind Denounces New York School Holocaust Justification Homework

'This despicable 'Final Solution' assignment demands far more than an apology. This is a stab in the back to Holocaust survivors.'

AIPAC Conference Celebrates Judea and Samaria Anniversary

"We are committed to doing everything in our power to strengthen the Israeli presence in Judea and Samaria," said Rabbi Ben Dahan.

Snub or Honor: the Case of UJA NY Federation and Phyllis Chesler

After news of the inglorious disinvitation spread, UJA Fed CEO Eric Goldstein offered Chesler an abject apology.

Northeast US Prepares for a Nor’easter and Snowstorm Stella

At least 4,000 flights have been canceled up and down the Eastern Seaboard in advance of Snowstorm Stella.

FIDF NY Gala Postponed for First Time Ever over Blizzard Watch

FIDF’s flagship national event in New York has never been postponed before in the organization’s 36-year history.

Bomb Threats Sent to 6 JCCs on Purim in US, Canada

Most of the Jewish Community Centers that received threats had received them before, including the one in Vancouver, where the JCC was threatened last week.

Bomb Threat Sent to Brooklyn Jewish Children’s Museum

The text of the message, sent by cell phone notification, claimed that three pipe bombs were "scattered throughout the museum."

Court Hearings Rescheduled for Man Accused of Threatening JCCs

Thompson will be in court in St. Louis on Wednesday, as scheduled, for a hearing on his remand until his trial.

Suspect Arrested for ADL, JCC Bomb Threats

The suspect faces a judge in St. Louis, then goes to NYC where he could face five years in prison if found guilty.

Swastikas, Racial Slurs Spray-Painted on Cars, Playground & Overpasses in Orchard Park, New York

"Some of the slurs that were painted may upgrade the charges to some form of a hate crime, but that's further down the road," police said.

Anti-Semitic Vandals Target Hasidic Village of New Square With Swastikas, Hate Messages

This is not the first time New Square has been targeted by anti-Semitic vandals. There's been no arrest in the prior attack.

Trump Team Disavows Talks With Abbas: ‘No One Represents Our Team Except Our Own...

Jason Greenblatt, an adviser to US President-elect Donald Trump, says NY businessperson Daniel Arbess "has nothing to do with" their team.

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo: ‘Outraged’ at Terror Attack in Jerusalem

NYS Gov. Andrew Cuomo expresses outrage and sadness at Jerusalem terror attack, reminds White House "friends stand shoulder to shoulder with each other."

Fire Destroys 14 Businesses in Kew Garden Hills, Queens, NY [video]

A 5-alarm fire spread like lightning, totally destroying a building in Queens, NY that stood for generations and housed 14 businesses.

Delta Removes Passenger for Speaking Arabic before Takeoff [video]

The passengers alerted the London to NYC Delta Airlines flight attendants and the Arabic speakers were told to deplane at once.

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.

PEW Survey: Americans Say 9/11 Was their Most Significant Event, Followed by Obama Election

The perceived historic importance of the attacks on New York and the Pentagon span virtually every traditional demographic divide.

Greenblatt Headed Obama Admin Agency, Soros-Funded Initiative Before ADL

ADL national director Jonathan Greenblatt accused of politicizing his organization's principles.

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