New York Governor Cuomo: Within LIMITS, Jews Can Return to Shul

Felder: “We worked diligently to allow minyanim in our shuls. I want to thank Governor Cuomo for announcing ... that religious services are permitted.”

Bingo Wholesale Grocery Opens Kosher-Heavy, Big-Box Store in Lakewood, NJ

A year after opening its first store in Brooklyn, N.Y., Bingo Wholesale opened its second store in the heavily Orthodox, kashrut-observant community of Lakewood, N.J.

Queens Democratic Congresswoman Breaks Ranks and Opposes ObamaDeal

"The deal before us now is simply too dangerous for the American people."

As NYC Jewish Population Grows, Haredim Deny Abusing the Safety Net

According to a survey of 5,993 individuals conducted by the UJA Federation, the Jewish community in New York City is growing, mainly fueled by an increase in the Orthodox and Chasidic community. The downside is, according to their critics, Welfare is a crucial ingredient in these communities.

NYC Enters Phase II on Monday: Outdoors Dining, Indoors Retail Shopping, Open Playgrounds

The reopening takes place just in time for Tuesday's Democratic primary race for Congressional candidates.

Vandals ‘Severely Damage’ NYC Chanukah Menorah But the Light Continues

Vandals tried to destroy Chanukiyah in NYC's Carl Schurz Park, but it is repaired and ready for lighting tonight.

OU Slams Mayor de Blasio for Traif Only Free School Lunch Plan

The OU is planning an ad campaign condemning the mayor's failure to meet the nutritional needs of city children.

Seniors’ Squad Sues U.S. Tennis Association Over Shabbat Scheduling

A seniors’ tennis team from New York is going to a court of law to keep from playing a tournament on Shabbat.

NY Legislators Ask Jews to Attend Police Officer’s Funeral

New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind called on the Jewish community to attend the funeral of an assassinated New York police officer. “The brave men...

Rav Ovadia Comment Earns Lhota the Haredi Wrath

Bill de Blasio may well be measuring the drapes of Gracie Mansion as a new poll shows him with a commanding 44 point lead.

New Program Trains Mikvah Attendants to Deal with ‘Complex Psychosocial Issues’

Discussions are focused on some of the more delicate and complex issues facing women in the Jewish community.

Anti-Semitic Hate Symbol Scrawled on Bike Path in Brooklyn

“It’s shameful that we are witnessing a rise of anti-Semitism in 2019 but we can’t accept it as just a new norm."

NJ Man is Sixth Suspect in ISIS Plot

The sixth suspect has been arrested in a Da’esh (ISIS) plot that has spread across New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

NYC Health Dept: Measles Outbreak Has Ended in Jewish Neighborhoods

Two incubation periods since the last reported cases have passed with no reports of new infections, city health officials said.

Oprah Winfrey Impressed by Religious Jews

After a day with Lubavitch Hasidim, Oprah Winfrey says Jewish Life offers a wealth of lessons for the world.

House Panel Approves $2 million for US-Israel Energy Cooperation

The U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee has allotted $2 million for U.S.-Israel energy cooperation in the fiscal year 2014 Energy and Water Appropriations...

Assemblyman Simanowitz Remembered For Honesty, Intellect, And Passion For Jewish Causes

Mike was very proud of being an Orthodox Jew” recalled Jeff Leb, president and founder of the lobbying firm Capitol Consulting.

NYC Mayor de Blasio: Public Schools Closed Till September; NY Gov Cuomo Says ‘Not...

"There's nothing easy about this decision. . . I can also tell you it's the right thing to do. It will clearly help us save lives.”

US Ambassador Discovers in Sderot Yeshiva, City, Defying Terror with Growth

"In Sderot, there's a different kind of Jew, one that says, 'Ad kan. That's it. We're done. We're not moving.' And that's a story that doesn't get told enough."

Satmar Leader Who Supported Corona Health Guidelines Died of the Pandemic

In April, Rabbi Rispler defended New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio who rebuked the Chassidic community following a crowded funeral for a victim of the pandemic.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Natural Constituents Lovefest at Museum of Jewish Heritage

Everybody in the place was careful not to mention Israel or Jews.

Killed Police Officer Named, No ID on 3 Dead Civilians in Jersey City Kosher...

NYPD came to assist New Jersey Police and SWAT teams, as did the FBI and ATF.

New York City Designated ‘Anarchist Jurisdiction’ by Department of Justice

A-G Barr: "It is my hope that the cities identified by the Department of Justice today will reverse course and . . . start protecting their own citizens."

New York Declares Public Health Emergency As Measles Cases Approach 300

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.

Brooklyn Protesters: Genocide Since ’48 – We Don’t Want Your Jew State!

"The police are our enemies, they were trained in Israel. They're AN IMPEDIMENT TO THE LIBERATION OF PALESTINE."

Rabbi Arrested for Plotting to Murder Get Refuser in Kiryas Joel

They discussed kidnapping, torturing and forcing the get from the husband, either in the US or when he was on a trip to Ukraine.

NYC Health Dept. Shuts 4 Brooklyn Yeshivas, Fines 3 Families in Measles Outbreak

The yeshivas did not provide documentation proving unvaccinated children were being blocked from entering the school building.

Satmar Rebbe Diagnosed with COVID-19 Coronavirus

The Rebbe called on his Chassidim to set times for Torah study and to increase their study of Torah in response to the news.

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