Iran Threat Hits Home

After the recent attacks on Israeli embassies in India and Georgia, Jewish institutions in the U.S. are asking a question that is much closer to home: Does Iran pose a local terror threat?

Measles Virus Prevents Wedding in Brooklyn

The groom was found to be ill with the measles virus upon his arrival in the United States.

Steit’s Matzos to Close Lower East Side Factory

Streit's supplies 40% of US domestic-made Matzos.

Local Imam, Interfaithers: ‘Block Pamela Geller’s L.I. Shul Talk’

Geller says her speaking is nothing like yelling "fire" in a crowded theater. However, trying to convince people that there is no threat from jihadists and Islamic supremacists, is like telling people in a burning theater that there is no fire, and they should stay in their seats and watch the show.

Orthodox Manhattan High School Kills Khalidi Appearance

The statement from Ramaz said, “Our question was: ‘Is this the appropriate program?’”

Former Head of 92nd Street Y Commits Suicide

The former director of the 92nd Street Y is dead after hanging himself last Friday at his home in Seagate.

Israeli Consulate in NYC Reopens After Threat Against PM, Package With White Powder

Netanyahu is scheduled to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, and to address the General Assembly on Tuesday.

No Politician Cares About Funding Private Schools

There are two types of politicians we encounter when advocating to relieve our community’s tuition burden through the use of government funding: those who claim to be 100 percent behind us, and those who claim to be 100 percent against us. What’s interesting is that politicians in both categories do not seem to understand what “100 percent” means.

Flatbush Jews Form Civic Advocacy and Political Coalition

The FJCC plans to address many of the civic and communal challenges that face the Jewish residents of Flatbush

Weiner’s ‘Nazi Card’ Might Cost Him the Game

Anthony Weiner has surprise everyone except himself by soaring to the lead in the Democratic primaries, but his use of the “Nazi card” to run down the “stop and frisk” policy may cost him points.

New York Senate Passes Anti Boycott Bill by 56-4

The Assembly is working on its own bill, and the unified version would be delivered to Gov. Cuomo.

US Officials Demand Visiting NY Official Take Off Kippa in Ramallah

NYC Councilman Greenfield stood his ground and walked into the consulate with his kippa on his head.

Madagascar, Philippines, Williamsburg, See Measles Resurgence

New York may soon follow California and Vermont with legislation that makes vaccinations mandatory.

Yiddish Theater Triumphs Again at Museum of City of NY

Yiddish Theater returns to New York in a one-of-a-kind exhibit that runs through July 31.

In-Fighting at Brooklyn Food Co-op over Israel Boycott

If you have nothing better to do and you're member of the Park Slope Food Co-op, you should try to attend their Monday night meeting this week, when a group within the mostly organic-food loving, bicycle riding, inoffensive crowd of lefty New Yorkers, will be attempting to add the food co-op to the campaign of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel. Bring your own tomatoes.

Exclusive | Regents Data: Public Schools Lag Behind Yeshivas

While State Orders Private Schools to Beef up Secular Curriculum, Official Regents Data Shows Public Schools Lagging Behind Yeshivas.

$50,000 Reward for Capturing Two Suspected Murdered of Rabbi in Miami

First reports are that it wasn’t a “hate crime” in the anti-Semitic sense, but what cold-blooded murder is not fueled by hate?

Who Is a Jew? Probably Not Julia Salazar

From pro-Israel Christian, Salazar became a bona fide anti-Zionist Jewish activist.

Community Joins Police In Mourning Slain Officer

New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind and Councilman David Greenfield had called on Jews to attend Liu’s funeral.

Exclusive: Joe ‘Yoely’ Lhota on his Relationship With the Jews

Although born into a Catholic family, the candidate is halachically Jewish.

Stark’s Body Found in Dumpster

“He owed a lot of people money.”

Brooklyn Gang Attacks Hassidic Boy Before Smashing Synagogue Window on Shabbat

New York City Police have so far declined to label the attack as a hate crime.

A Jewish Family’s Search To Save a Daughter With Familial Disautonomia

A young Jewish woman with Familial Disautonomia desperately needs a donor kidney in order to survive. ASAP.

Funeral for Rabbi Yekutiel Menachem Rapp, obm

The funeral for Rabbi Yekutiel Menachem Rapp is to pass by 770 Eastern Parkway Tuesday at 3:45 pm ET.

The Groggers: It Ain’t Your Uncle Moishy’s Rock N’ Roll

It's not easy being a modern, Jewish singer/songwriter and refuse to utter a preachy note about anything, refuse to be a nice Jewish boy, and refuse to include a clarinet in your music. That's why The Groggers stand out – because they manage to do great punk rock that's totally and irrefutably Jewish without ever sounding like they need to get approval from some mashgiach.

Ipsos Survey: One Third of American Students Support Boycotting Israel

The good news is that a 62% majority of US respondents believe that the BDS movement is a form of modern anti-Semitism.

Unacceptable: Brooklyn College Effort to End BDS Event Disaster

The school has thus far failed to address this fundamental issue: Brooklyn College not only allowed, but participated in, the violation of their students' constitutional rights at an event at their school, and at which nearly a dozen school officials and employees were present.

Abeles and Heymann Merges with Israeli Company Yehiam

US Glatt kosher deli manufacturer Abeles and Heyman merged with Israeli company Yehiam to help both expand their reach in the US market.

Candidate Kasich Uses Matzah Factory Visit to Sermonize on ‘Blood of the Lamb’ [video]

Publicist Ezra Friedlander tried to soften the blow for the press, saying Kasich "takes his religion very seriously."

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