Lee Zeldin’s Attacker Slapped with Federal Charge

Having attacked a member of Congress -- Lee Zeldin is a federal lawmaker -- the assailant was liable to federal charges as well.

Rubbing SALT into A Budgetary Wound

The problem is Mitch McConnell. He’s been unwilling to allow debate on any amount of state and local funding.

NY State AG Intervenes on Behalf of Chassidic Jews in Hudson Valley Housing Dispute

When the town of Chester settled in court for the new homes, it wasn’t aware they would come with Jews in black hats and long kapotas who talk funny and eat kugel.

Tel Aviv U Innovative Research May Save NY Jewish Boy from Rare Neurological Syndrome

Two-year-old Eli Reich suffers from the rare neurological syndrome FOXG1 that stunts his brain's development, and his window of opportunity is closing fast.

Little Neck Yeshiva Shuts Down after Assistant Principal Contracts Coronavirus

“He has given us permission to share his name for purposes of helping identify those who have been contact with him.”

Hezbollah Terror Suspect Targeted UN, JFK Airport, Bridges, Airports, Tunnels & More

Times Square -- the heartbeat of New York City -- was among the targets researched in detail by the alleged Hezbollah terrorist.

Touro College Graduate School of Social Work Where Academic Excellence And Social Justice Reign

Touro has created a school with strong roots that will allow professionals and individuals to survive the storms of life, said Dr. Alan Kadish, president of the Touro College and University System,

Federal, State & Local Officials Address New York, New Jersey Jewish Leaders at Symposium...

"There should be a 'no plea bargaining rule' -- if you are arrested for hate crimes. No plea bargaining!"

Massive Chemical Fire in Passaic, NJ Sparks Weekend Evacuations

City residents were asked to avoid the area and keep their windows closed to ensure they would not breathe chemical fumes.

New York Jewish Voters Divided on Governor’s Race

The focus is on crime, yeshivas as GOP’s Lee Zeldin seeks to close the gap.

Great Jewish American Playwright Neil Simon Dead at 91

Simon did not write about Jewish subjects, but much of his work was rooted in New York Jewish life.

Delta Airlines Sued for Anti-Semitic Behavior on NYC-Tel Aviv Route

It's worth noting that Delta has a "Sky Team" partnership with 'Saudia' and also flies routes to Saudi Arabia, which bars Jews.

NYC Mayor Offers $100 for Each Child (Ages 5-11) Who Get COVID-19 Shot at...

Vaccinations will also be offered at schools across the city, "one day for each school."

Israeli 1,700-year-old Mosaic on Display at Louvre Museum

Israelis are familiar with archaeological finds dating back centuries and sometimes thousands of years. Now the world’s most popular museum, the Louvre, exhibits a 1,700-year-old mosaic found in Lod.

Yet Another Democrat Defects on the Iran Deal

New York Democratic Congresswoman Kathleen Rice will vote against the Iran deal.

Brooklyn Towing Company Fires Abusive Antisemitic Driver

The driver was trying to get into a driveway on 50th Street between 9th and 10th Avenues to make a pickup but did not have the space to do it.

NYPD Prepares for Presidential Election Unrest

"We should anticipate and prepare for protests growing in size, frequency and intensity leading up to the election and likely into the year 2021.”

UJA Giving Another $11 Million to Remedy Coronavirus Damage

Monday's announcement of additional funding came after UJA had pledged more than $23 million in immediate aid last week.

Tuesday’s Senate Vote Amid Accusations of Neo-Nazism and General Nastiness

Following the resignation of bribery plagued Senator Carl Kruger, voters in Sheepshead Bay, Brighton Beach, Gravesend, Mill Basin and Midwood, are choosing his successor. Both candidates, Democrat Lewis Fidler and Republican David Storobin, have not discussed the issues so much as exchanged wild and nasty accusations regarding Storobin's affiliations with… neo-Nazis.

Disgraced NY Assembly Leader Silver Begins 6.5 Year Sentence in Coronavirus Infected Prison

According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Otisville has reported 42 coronavirus cases, 28 inmates and 14 staff. No pandemic-related death has been reported.

Operation Survival: ‘Local Event to Address Issue That’s Become a National Epidemic’

Hundreds of local Jewish community members crowded into a wedding hall to hear about how to deal with the plague of substance abuse.

NYC Councilmember Cuts 50K in Funding to CUNY Over Antisemitism

“It seems as if antisemitism is the only politically acceptable form of racism which exists. We must stop handing out free passes to antisemites like candy.”

Probes Launched Into Alleged Police Brutality

The NYPD and Brooklyn district attorney’s office have both opened investigations into the October 8th beating of 21-year-old Ehud HaLevy by two Brooklyn police officers.

‘No Indication of Terrorism’ in Brooklyn Hit-and-Run Rampage

The incident took place at the corner of Columbia Street and Hamilton Avenue.

Jewish Man Attacked on NY Subway

“There must be consequences for violence or it will get worse!” Hikind cried.

3 Arrested at Holland Tunnel With Combat Gear, Weapons Cache, Driving to NYC

Three people were stopped with a cache of combat gear, entering the Holland Tunnel on the way to Manhattan.

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.

Save Your Frustration For Your Legislator

One thing that I consistently encounter when discussing affordable Jewish education is frustration and blame. The frustration comes from parents and others intimately involved in Jewish education.

De Blasio: Synagogues That Defy COVID-19 Restrictions Will Close Permanently If Necessary

"Take this seriously. You’ve been warned, you need to stop services, help people practice their faith in different ways.”

NY Times Chanukah Special: Assimilation Complete, Offspring of Mixed Marriages Get Off

If you love her, let Sarah Prager go. At least there's a good chance her daughters won't grow up to become anti-Semites.


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