Preservationists who oppose the planned 21-story tech hub, said RAL, the developer the mayor selected for the project, donated $10,000 to a de Blasio charity in 2015.
Peter Max is the son of German Jews who fled Berlin to Shanghai, China, in 1938. In 1948, the family moved to Haifa, Israel.
Last August, Rep. Engel condemned President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.
Haredi Rabbi Hillel Handler announced: “We Hasidim have been chosen as the target,” and, “The campaign against us has been successful.”
Prof. Alan Dershowitz, who had not been planning to speak, ended up sending the defining message of the rally.
Israel's UN Ambassador: "The words, the demonstrators and the cartoons turn into shootings against worshipers in synagogues.”
If ignoring the tantrum fits of the New York Times will inevitably "deepen the alienation between [Israel's] right-wing coalition government and a majority of American Jews," I say, take the chance.
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday declared a public health emergency in several zip codes in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to stem a nascent measles outbreak among Orthodox Jewish children.
Our halacha is not more concerned with whether or not to ordain an "openly gay" man as rabbi than it is with an "openly thieving" man, or "openly driving on Shabbat" man, or "openly eating pork" man – you get the point.
Deutsch leads the city council's 14-member Jewish Caucus, and chairs the council’s Veterans Committee.
Anti-Israel activist Abbas Hamideh, an associate of Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich) has tweeted the councilman's home address and invited other anti-Israel activists to protest there.
The event featured the Kinneret Day School Choir, the HLA2 Choir Club, the Ramaz Lower School and Middle School Choirs, the Hebrew Language Academy Select Choir and the Harlem Hebrew Choir.
As of Sunday morning, 93,776 have signed petition to "Rename the Brooklyn Municipal Building for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg."
“The outbreak is not over, and we will continue to see additional cases as long as unvaccinated students are not properly excluded from attending school.”
The problems this yeshiva has had with vaccinating its students go back to 1981, when its principal was fined by New York City's Health Department for failing to insure that his students were properly immunized.
Two of the attackers have been arrested, the third is still on the run.
"I do not have the patience—and I speak diplomatically—for those who slander the State of Israel abroad in order to find favor and raise money," Dayan said after the incident.
“Some of the ... incidents may have been random crime or committed by people struggling with mental health issues.”
The New York State Education Department issued clarifications to the lengthy, and sometimes, vague educational guidelines it had released on November 20.
NYC Council Members Express Concerns About State Education Department Guidelines for Private Schools
"Community leaders have reached out to the State Education Department with concerns and have received no reply."
While State Orders Private Schools to Beef up Secular Curriculum, Official Regents Data Shows Public Schools Lagging Behind Yeshivas.
The final tally, which was conducted by a secret ballot, was 35 votes in favor, 14 against and 14 abstentions. The BDS measure was backed by 51 campus groups and 34 faculty members.
"Women and girls are welcome to light at our stand."
The suspect was heard screaming words that sounded like "Allah" while beating the victim, according to the court papers.
Local sources said the man suddenly started punching the older Jewish victim and kicked him as well before leaving just as suddenly.
The videos show a black livery car parked hastily by the curb and the driver rushing out of it and attacking the unsuspecting Schwartz, who manages to escape, only to be caught and pummeled again.
The Grand Rebbe of Satmar, Rabbi Zalmen Teitelbaum, promised that none of the accused would spend even one day in prison.
Jewish day school and Yeshiva enrollment in New York City has become almost as large as the entire New York City based charter school population.
From pro-Israel Christian, Salazar became a bona fide anti-Zionist Jewish activist.
Simon did not write about Jewish subjects, but much of his work was rooted in New York Jewish life.