Bomb Threat Sent to Brooklyn Jewish Children’s Museum

The text of the message, sent by cell phone notification, claimed that three pipe bombs were "scattered throughout the museum."

NYC’s Mayor de Blasio: There’s No Anti-Semitism Among Leftists, BDS Campaign

“I want to be very, very clear – the violent threat, the threat that is ideological – is very much from the right.”

NY Cops Stage Traffic Stop So Jewish Guy Can Propose to Girlfriend [video]

The Post, in its unique fashion, used the story to rehash the NYPD bribery scandal involving accusations against the Shomrim.

21 Injured in 7-Alarm Fire at Kings Plaza Shopping Mall

“The black, toxic smoke, the heat, the limited area firefighters had to work in all made it very difficult to quickly extinguish the fire."

Authentic Lower East Side Kossar’s Bialys to Reopen Friday

"We bought a business to almost restore a bit of history in New York City and then desire to expand that throughout the city, throughout the country and even throughout the world.”

Jewish Community Bears Impact of Hurricane Sandy

According to figures released by The Long Island Power Authority on Tuesday, more than 930,000 families -- 90 percent of all island residents -- are without power after Hurricane Sandy wrought havoc Monday night across the northeastern United States. Among those 930,000 are an estimated 139,000 Jewish households.

Ambassador Danon Protested, Queens Museum Reinstated Pro-Israel Event

“We welcome this step by the Museum to rectify their earlier unfortunate decision."

Jerusalem Mayor Awards Pollard Gold Pin in NY Chance Meeting

Barkat told the Pollards, "Since Jonathan is not allowed to go to Jerusalem, the eternal city of the Jewish people will come to him in New York or anywhere else in the world."

Jewish Press Mayoral Forum Brings Together All Democratic Candidates For First Time

In front of a packed house, in the roughly six-hundred seat sanctuary of Brooklyn’s Manhattan Beach Jewish Center, seven Democratic candidates for New York City Mayor spurred the audience, and at times each other, to consider some of the city’s most pressing challenges.

40 Columbia University Faculty Sign Anti-Israel BDS Petition

Forty faculty members at Columbia University have urged the school to divest from eight companies linked to Israel.

Ban Ki-moon Greets 1,500 Jewish Teens at Chabad CTeen Convention

Some 1,500 Jewish teens heard UN Secy-Gen. Ban Ki-moon urge them to "make a difference" as they gathered in Crown Heights, Brooklyn at the Chabad CTeen Convention.

US Measles Outbreak Still Rising, Mostly in New York

All but three of the 33 new cases recorded in the U.S. last week occurred in New York State.

El Al Flight Attendant in Coma from Measles Complications

The flight attendant, whose identity has not been released, is hospitalized at Meir Hospital in Kfar Saba.

New Hope for ‘Agunot’ Women Trapped by Separated Husbands

A new initiative will use Jewish law to help “Agunot” women, separated from husbands who refuse to grant them a divorce that would let them re-marry.

109 Whooping Cough Cases over 12 Months in Brooklyn Ultra-Orthodox Communities

The ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities of Crown Heights, Williamsburg and Borough Park, Brooklyn are experiencing an outbreak of Pertussis—also known as whooping cough

Homeless New Yorker Arrested for Slashing Israeli Tourist

The slasher who attacked an Israeli tourist Friday in a New York City subway station has been arrested by NYPD.

NY Hasidic Village Agrees To Stop Gender Segregation In Public Park

Kiryas Joel in upstate New York agreed to halt gender segregation at a public park in the Hasidic village. The decision announced Monday by Kiryas...

Police Nab Sabbath Observant Drug Traffickers

Criminals who observe the Sabbath forgot that Torah also commands not to endanger others, but New York City narcotic agents have now made sure...

Historic First: Chassidic Woman Elected to be NY Civil Court Judge

For the first time in U.S. history, a Chassidic woman wins a Brooklyn election, against a man, to become a New York Civil Court judge.

Woodmere Shul Gets Post-Sandy Torah Gift from Kansas City

A Woodmere synagogue which lost four Torah scrolls in the chaos of Hurricane Sandy received a gift given in the spirit of Jewish brotherhood and Torah values from their kinsmen in Kansas City.

Montefiore, Yeshiva University Close Deal on Einstein Med School

Montefiore Health System and Yeshiva University seal a deal giving Montefiore operational authority over Einstein Medical College.

It’s Time: Bus Riders Rally for Countdown Clocks

Bus riders from around the city will rally on Sunday at a bus stop across from City Hall to urge the Mayor, the Borough...

NYC Health Dept. Issues Mandatory Exclusions for Non-Vaccinated Students

Unvaccinated children may not attend school -- regardless of whether anyone in the school has contracted the illness -- until they are vaccinated or until the outbreak is declared over.

Chief Rabbinate Backs Down, Accepts Rabbi Avi Weiss

The Israeli Chief Rabbinate has come to its sense before letting the damage get out of control.

New York, High-End Dealers Cater To Jews Seeking The Perfect Etrog

The “perfect” etrog actually has one big non-Halachic blemish – it is not grown in Israel.

Boro Park Resident Turns A Happy 102

Sara Markowitz celebrated her 102nd birthday with her family...

Manhattan DA Robert Morgenthau Dies 10 Days Shy of 100

In 2005, Morgenthau, 85 years of age, ran against a much younger challenge and a vigorous campaigner, former state court judge Leslie Crocker Snyder. Morgenthau won re-election with more than 99% of the vote.

Court De-Fizzes Mayor Bloomberg’s Soda Ban

A New York state judge ruled that the New York City “big soda can” ban promoted by Mayor Michael Bloomberg is illegal. It was...

Jury Convicts Etan Patz’s Killer

Back in 2015 a different jury was one vote short of convicting Hernandez. The prosecutors decided to try him again, and this time got a conviction.

New York Synagogues Bury 12 Torah Scrolls, Victims of Sandy

Approximately 1000 people participated on Sunday in the burial of approximately 12 Torahs scrolls that sustained irreparable damage in Hurricane Sandy seven months ago....

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