Listen: NY City Council Speaker Wants Kosher Lunches in Public Schools

NY City Council Speaker Corey Johnson on Tuesday suggested the Department of Education should offer kosher and halal meals in city schools. Speaking on...

‘Palestinian’ Instructor at NYU Leads Goons in Wreaking $100K Damage in NYC Subway System

NYU adjunct instructor Amin Husain boasts about participation in first intifada: “I was throwing rocks, Molotov cocktails and the like.”

Yerachmiel (Rocky) Zweig, z’l, Co-Founder of Neginah Orchestra Passes Away

Born in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn, he spent most of his life in Midwood, and co-founded the Neginah Orchestra in 1970.

NJ-NY Jewish Leadership Presents $47K Check to Murdered Jersey City Police Detective’s Family

The fundraiser was held to express the appreciation of the Jewish community for law enforcement and to honor the fallen hero.
video

Operation Survival Releases Children’s Music Video Teaching Kids to Reach Out,Following Suicides

The music video urges children to reach out and communicate when they're in need. It's not Operation Survival's first music video.

Olmert Meeting with Abbas in NY to Help Foster Palestinian State Using Trump’s Plan

In 2007, Olmert and Abbas met in Annapolis, Maryland for peace talks where he agreed that Israel would share Jerusalem as the joint capital with a Palestinian state. Abbas balked.

New York Congressional Candidate Touts Endorsement from Anti-Israel Activists

Jamaal Bowman, a progressive Democrat running to unseat incumbent Rep. Eliot Engel

Yeshiva University Hosts Campus Screening Week for Jewish Genetic Diseases

“We know that education and awareness are essential in the journey towards ensuring our health and the health of our families,” said Karen Arnovitz Grinzaid, executive director of JScreen.

Amidst Wave Of Anti-Semitic Violence, Attorney General Bill Barr Comes To Boro Park

Addressing the deeper issues that may lay behind the recent surge in anti-Semitic violence, Barr said that strengthening religious values within society may be necessary.

Yeshiva University Men’s Basketball Receives First US National Ranking

The Maccabees are ranked No. 24 in a listing on D3hoops.com, voted on by a panel of 25 coaches, sports-information directors and reporters.

Jewish Comic Gets Death Threats over Kobe Bryant Jokes

"He got away with rape because all the Hollywood liberals who attack comedy enjoy rooting for the Lakers more than they dislike rape ... What a great day!"

Swastikas, Anti-Semitic Profanity Scrawled on NYC Building Wall

The NYPD vowed that anti-Semitic acts “would not be tolerated in our community” and the incident “will be thoroughly investigated."

Psychiatrist Says Chanukah Machete Stabber Grafton Thomas Unfit for Trial on Hate Crimes

Thomas could be charged with murder, which is punishable by death under US law.

New York Bail Reform: Too Much, Too Fast

Critics say the pendulum has swung too wide, and individuals are being released despite posing a danger to others, including some who have been accused of committing anti-Semitic crimes.

Man Arrested for Cursing Chassidic Couple in Midtown Manhattan

Police said Stevens is a career criminal with more than 30 prior arrests for charges such as assault, criminal trespass, petite larceny, and harassment.

New York Ed Department Offers Student Free Field Trips to Museum of Jewish Heritage

The museum visits are the second step in the new anti-hate crimes curriculum for New York City public schools introduced by city officials

Chanukah Machete Attacker Pleads Not Guilty

The federal charges could lead to a death penalty charge against Thomas if Josef Neumann, 72, who is comatose with a fractured skull from the attack, dies, God forbid.

NYPD Releases Video of Subway Station Swastika Vandal

Police waited to release the surveillance video, but are doing so now, hoping someone will recognize the perpetrator.

Cuomo Allocates $680,000 for Security Measures in Monsey, New Square

License-plate readers will be installed on street lights, street poles, highway overpasses, mobile trailers and police squad cars.

Jersey City Terrorists’ Bomb ‘Could Have Killed People Five Football Fields Away’

In addition to that first powerful bomb, there was enough material in the van to create a second bomb like it.

Official Welcomes Installing of 100 Cameras in NY in Response to Anti-Semitic Attacks, Calls...

100 new cameras will be installed in Williamsburg, Crown Heights and Borough Park. The first 30 cameras will be operational by March.

Democratic Candidate for House Accuses Israel of ‘Human Rights Violations,’ Supports BDS

The campaign website also states that “the U.S. government needs to stop enabling conflicts by reducing aid from nations committing human rights violations,” a reference implied of Israel.

Feds Add 5 Hate Crime Charges to Grafton Thomas’ Chanukah Machete Attack Indictment

One of Grafton's victims, Josef Neumann, 70, has not regained consciousness after suffering a skull fracture in the attack. He remains in dire condition.

New York Lawmaker Proposes Changes to Controversial Bail-Reform Law

A concern, especially amid the spate of attacks against Orthodox Jews, is that those who allegedly commit nonviolent hate crimes would remain on the streets, putting the public at risk.

Guardian Angels Arrive To Protect Jewish Neighborhoods

The Guardian Angels’ ultimate aim is to “engage Jews to get more involved, to be more vigilant – and not be as dependent on the mayor, governor, and the police,” Sliwa told The Jewish Press.

NYPD to Include Hate Crimes in CompStat Reports

“You can’t begin addressing the problem of hate violence on the street until you can track it, identify its source, frequency and where it is occurring.”
video

Mayor: With Violent Crime Rising Gradually in NYC, Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes Up 26%

"An increase in swastikas, an increase in hate speech, escalation into shoving, some assaults and a 21% increase in anti-Semitic hate crimes in New York City.”

Neturei Karta on Hand with Anti-Zionist Signs at Mass Jewish Rally in Downtown Manhattan

Their Facebook page even offers sage advice: "How to address Anti-Semitism."

Headlines

Latest News Stories


Sponsored Post

Recommended Today


Something Random from the Week

Printed from: https://www.jewishpress.com/news/us-news/ny/listen-ny-city-council-speaker-wants-kosher-lunches/2020/02/19/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: