Brooklyn College Schedules Obligatory ‘Implicit Bias Coaching’ on Yom Kippur

The college’s former interim president said there were “too many Jews” on the school’s faculty.

NYC Russian Consulate Slathered in Red Paint Hours Before Putin Annexes Ukraine Provinces

Russian President Vladimir Putin officially annexed four occupied Ukrainian provinces a few hours after the incident.

A Hearty Good Riddance: Trevor Noah Leaves the Daily Show

I stopped watching Trevor Noah on May 12, 2021, because of this monologue.

Feds Mull $52B Project to Build Storm Gates for NY-NJ Waterways Hit by Superstorm...

The project is aimed at protecting critical infrastructure and population centers that were badly damaged by Sandy.

NYPD to Increase Security at Synagogues for High Holidays Following Rise in Hate Crimes

The head of the NYPD Hate Crime Task Force, Deputy Inspector Andrew Arias, said hate crimes in New York have increased 45% in 2022.

Yeshiva University’s LGBTQ Club Offers a Compromise – for Now

Four conservative justices dissented with the majority opinion, claiming New York was ignoring the religious rights of YU.

MTA to Install Security Cameras in NYC Subway Cars

The new funding covers the cost of installing two cameras on every subway car in the system at a total cost of $5.5 million.

NYC Mayor Eliminates COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate in Private Sector

In the next week, print, television, radio, and digital ads will go live across New York City promoting COVID-19 vaccine booster shots.

NYC Mayor Condemns ‘Outrageous Attacks’ on Jews

“These attacks on our Jewish community won’t be tolerated, not in our city. We will keep our streets safe.”

Antisemitic Hate in Borough Park, Brooklyn

There were two antisemitic attacks against Hasidic Jews this weekend, both within a 24 hour period.

Zeldin: Gov. Hochul Awarded $600+ Million No-Bid Contract to Campaign Donor

California paid the same company about 45% less per test than New York.

Yeshiva University Finds Workaround to Block LGBTQ Student Group

The university announced all of the school's undergraduate club activities had been placed on hold in light of the upcoming Jewish holidays.

Increased NY SNAP Food Benefits to Continue Through November

SNAP households in the five-county New York City region should see their benefits post between Friday, September 16, and Thursday, September 29.

Supreme Court Requires Yeshiva University to Recognize LGBTQ Student Group

The Supreme Court decision also said the university can turn to the Supreme Court again if it is not able to block the ruling in New York State courts.

Despite the US Economic Slump, Israeli Startups Blossom in the Big Apple

Some 400 Blue and White tech initiatives are busily innovating in New York City.

After Board of Regents Tightens Grip on Yeshivas, Agudath Israel Warns ‘We Will Not...

NYS Sen. Mike Martucci: “Much of the press and many politicians who regularly display antisemitic tendencies are on a mission to undermine and malign the Hasidic community."

ZOOZ, Formerly Chakratec, Awarded NY-Israel Smart Energy Innovation Grant

ZOOZ specializes in energy storage and power boosting products aimed at enabling ultra-fast EV charging.

Manhattan DA Returns 69 C.E. Silver Quarter Shekel Stolen by PA Arabs

"The Palestinians are working at the UN to hide the history of our people and erase our connection to the Land of Israel."

NY Times Yiddish Edition Thriving, Haaretz Contemplating Similar Venture

For the record, this may have been the most fun yours truly has had using Google Translate in years.

ISO Approves Merchant Category Code to Track Gun Buys

“It’s just commonsense that we have the same policies in place for gun and ammunition stores,” New York City Mayor Eric Adams, a former NYPD officer, said in an August 2022 news conference.

New York State Declares Polio State of Emergency

“If you or your child are unvaccinated or not up to date with vaccinations, the risk of paralytic disease is real."

Sotomayor Rules Yeshiva U Can Disregard NYS Court Ruling on LGBTQ Student Club

Becket: “Yeshiva shouldn’t have been forced to go all the way to the Supreme Court to receive such a commonsense ruling in favor of its First Amendment rights."

Academic Engagement Network’s Counter-Antisemitism Initiative Targets CUNY, Yale, Evergreen, Minn. U

The four campuses were chosen following a competitive application process led by AEN’s leadership team.

NYC Returns $19 Million Worth of Antiquities Seized from Michael Steinhardt

"For decades, Michael Steinhardt displayed a rapacious appetite for plundered artifacts without concern for the legality of his actions."

Disturbing: 3 Swastikas Discovered in Nassau County Public Bathroom

Is it possible that those three swastikas on Long Island were not etched by a team of hate-spewing neo-Nazis?

Crown Heights Street Closures Begin Sunday Night

More than 2,000 police officers will be deployed throughout the precinct and in the Crown Heights area.

No More Concealed Carry Guns to Protect NYC Synagogues, Religious Centers and Other Sensitive...

State lawmakers passed the upgraded gun control laws in response to a US Supreme Court decision several months ago that struck down the state's century-old pistol permit process.

NYPD Arrests 3, Increases Patrols After Antisemitic Attacks on Hasidic Jews in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Police have made three arrests in connection to the hate-filled attacks on Jews in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn.

NYC Officials urge Credit Card Companies to Trace Gun Buys

Unique merchant category codes exist for grocery stores, sporting goods stores, bicycle shops, and many other retailers, but not for gun and ammunition stores.

Yeshiva University ‘Entirely Right’ in Appeal to Supreme Court Over LGBTQ Club Legal Challenge,...

“The National Jewish Commission on Law and Public Affairs ("COLPA"). . . will submit a brief this week supporting Yeshiva's Supreme Court application."

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