Brooklyn Jewish Community Throws Weight in Democratic Primaries for New York Mayor Race

The leadership of the Satmar Chasidim in New York announced that they are backing of Brooklyn Borough president Eric Adams for mayor after previously endorsing his closest competitor former Democratic mayoral candidate Andrew Yang.

Jersey City Mayor: Kosher Market Killers Intended to Slaughter 50 Yeshiva Children Next Door

"This is a horrible tragedy but even in so much darkness had police not trapped them in the store this could have been much worse."

Prime Minister Netanyahu, NYC Mayor Adams Discuss Bilateral Cooperation

The two men discussed the "unlimited possibilities for cooperation between New York City and the State of Israel in technology, innovation and tourism."

Possible 9/11 Victims’ Remains Found as NY Touts New WTC (Video)

The timing was gruesome. The Port Authority showed off the view from the new WTC now under construction on day after there was a different view - possible remains were found of 9/11 terror victims.

Haredi Event On Internet Dangers Draws Thousands Of Participants

The sellout crowd that filled Citi Field on Sunday night wore black and white, not the New York Mets’ blue and orange. And instead of jeering the Philadelphia Phillies or Atlanta Braves, they faced a foe that was, intheir view, far more formidable: the World Wide Web.

UNESCO Director Rejects Palestine Entry to ‘Memory of the World’ Program

For the first time, the head of UNESCO has rejected an entry to the Memory of the World registry that passed its advisory board.

NYC Pension Funds, NY State to Divest from Russian Assets

Governor Kathy Hochul has also signed an executive order to divest state money from Russia-linked businesses until the federal government lifts its sanctions.

Report: YU Hired Faculty Member Convicted Of Sex Contact with Boys

Yeshiva University hired a new faculty member convicted of inappropriate sexual behavior with boys, according to the Forward. The university, which is facing a major...

Brooklyn Haredim Defy Pandemic Rules in Dense, Unmasked Holiday Gatherings

Most of Borough Park is considered a hot zone, based on what the governor described as coronavirus diagnosis data.

Mayor de Blasio to Speak Against Anti-Semitism Next Week in Jerusalem

NY Mayor Bill de Blasio will deliver the keynote address at the annual Conference of Mayors, on the topic of how cities can challenge anti-Semitism.

Three Charged in Paintball Guns Attack on Hassidic Jew in New York

Racial tensions in the New York town of Ramapo, near Monsey, flared Wednesday when two men and a women were arrested for firing a...

NYC Transit System Bans all Political Ads

The NYC transit system has banned all political advertising. An anti-Jihad ad series was the impetus for its move.

Menorah Table Transforms Tragedy To Miracle In Monsey

An old, heavy coffee-table transformed into a beautiful dreidel-shaped menorah stand now sits not far from the bimah at the shul where, one year ago, a terrorist stormed into the house of the community’s Rabbi hoping to kill as many Jews as he could.

NYC Lawmaker Laurie Cumbo Presses Miami to Find Rabbi Raksin’s Murderer

NYC lawmaker Laurie Cumbo presses Miami-Dade officials to find Rabbi Joseph Raksin's murderer.

NY Gov Cuomo: No Answer on Camps, COVID-Linked Inflammatory Syndrome Cases Rising

"Last Thursday there were seven countries and 17 states that found cases. Today, there are 13 countries and 25 states that investigated and found cases."

Dershowitz: I Challenge Carter to Human Rights Debate at Cardozo

I will come, at my own expense, to debate Jimmy Carter on Carter's own human rights record. If Cardozo will have me, I will come and provide the students, the administration and anyone else that is interested, with a first rate debate about the meaning of human rights and they can decide whether what Jimmy Carter has done, constitutes human rights or human wrongs.

3 Brooklyn Teen Girls Wanted for Antisemitic Hate Crime Spree

The attacks are under investigation by the NYPD Hate Crime Task Force.

Lubavitch Fundraiser Celebrates Pesach Sheni after Recovering from Coronavirus

His wife showed up at his bedside after his recovery, her face covered with a mask, he asked her when was Pesach, and she said, Two weeks ago.

Hochul Signs Green Laws in Brooklyn

The three new laws support the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act goal of an 85 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

YU Employee with Abuse Conviction No Longer At University

Yeshiva University has terminated Akiva Roth, 42, after past sexual misconduct came to light, officials said Friday.. The university admitted that it had “erred”...

New York Man Recruiting for ISIS, Prosecutors Say

A New York man born in Yemen has been charged with trying to recruit for ISIS.

Chassidim Donate 1,000 WiFi Tablets to NYC Hospital Patients

Families without WiFi at home were given MiFi mobile hotspots.

NYC FIDF Gala Raises More than $500,000

The gala featured gourmet food, an open bar, casino-style games, and luxury prizes, including high-end jewelry, artwork, and spa getaways.

Congresswoman Lowey Opens Exhibition on Leonard Cohen’s Jewish Roots

Top Israeli singer Ninet Tayeb gave a special tribute performance to Leonard Cohen at the conference’s gala event on Saturday night.

New York’s Mayors, Israel’s Defenders

New York City mayors have been outspoken defenders of Israel since its establishment – and of the Zionist cause even before that.

54th Annual ‘Celebrate Israel’ Parade

The theme of this year's parade was "70 and Sababa!" (70 and Awesome!) to express just how far the Jewish State has come since her rebirth in 1948 and just how awesome her accomplishments truly are.


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