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US Dept. of Justice Denies Pollard Request to Move to Israel

The request was denied due to the "seriousness of the offense" and "serious law enforcement concerns."

Chabad-Lubavitch Yeshiva Boy ‘Sucker Punched’ in Crown Heights, Brooklyn Attack

The attack took place at around 9:40 pm on Troy Avenue, between Empire Boulevard and Montgomery Street.

El Al Airlines Being Sued by Passengers Over ‘Horror Flight’

The plane departed NYC hours later than planned and then was forced to land in Athens to avoid desecrating the Sabbath.

Suspect Indicted in Connection with Anti-Semitic Beating in Borough Park, Brooklyn

The suspect was heard screaming words that sounded like "Allah" while beating the victim, according to the court papers.

It’s Going to Be a Freezing Thanksgiving

It will be sunny on Wednesday and Thursday, but the freezing kind of north-eastern sunny.

Measles Outbreak Continues in US, Europe

The outbreak has also traveled across the Atlantic to eastern Europe as well.

LY 002 Passengers Claim: Pilot and El Al Lied about Erev Shabbat Flight

"In order to get them to sit down, the pilot announced that we were returning to the gate and to please sit. He then drove and took off ... Lies."

El Al Flight #LY008 Skips Rome, Races Home to Israel

The decision was reached in consultation with El Al's medical officer and rabbi, and together with the permission of Israel's Chief Sephardic Rabbi.

Older Religious Jew Beaten on Avenue J in Brooklyn, NY

Local sources said the man suddenly started punching the older Jewish victim and kicked him as well before leaving just as suddenly.

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.

Unvaccinated Children Told To Stay Home As Measles Outbreak Spreads

The directive, issued last week by Rockland County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert, went into effect on November 5th.

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.

New Jersey Health Clinic Orders 1500 Doses of Measles Vaccine

“The Rav feels that those who are not vaccinated should not enter the shul premises and potentially expose the Tzibur to the measles,” one letter said.

Brooklyn Synagogue Attacked as Jews Pray Inside

The attackers hurled a metal pole through one of the glass windows of the lower-floor synagogue, shattering it.

US-Funded Hebrew-Language Charter School Students Visit Israel

“The thing that is great about this school is learning Hebrew and learning about Israel, but also the fact that I meet other students from all over the world.”

Israeli Measles Outbreak Spreads to NY Jewish Community: Anti-Vaxxers ‘Not Welcome’!

In some places, any child who has not been vaccinated cannot return to school for 21 days: no "religious exemption" is being deemed acceptable.

Mentally Ill Former Obama Volunteer Arrested for Anti-Semitic Graffiti on Reform Temple

Former City Council speaker, Christine Quinn, took Polite, under her wing in 2008, and got him an internship at the Council, working on combating hate crimes.

Suspect Arrested in Anti-Semitic Vandalism at Synagogue in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

The incident followed by one day another in which vandals scrawled a swastika and the “n” word on the stairs of a home in Brooklyn Heights.

Albany Beat

The only candidate to support the move was Faso, who also took exception to Delgado’s remark about Israel not being a Jewish democracy.

Measles Outbreak in Israel Spreads to New York, New Jersey

A patient in Ocean County who just returned from a trip to Israel is now showing the symptoms of measles as well.

Terror Escalates in NYC: Pipe Bomb, ‘White Powder’ Sent to CNN in NYC, Others...

Experts were testing the powder at the site. The bomb was taken off site by the bomb squad to the NYPD firing range in the Bronx.

The Woman Taking On Jerry Nadler

I think there are many issues we can work together to solve, and I think getting too deep into culture wars is not conducive to that.

This New York Republican Believes She Can Beat The Odds

When the administration’s policies are good for New York, I will support them. When they aren’t – like the tax bill – I will negotiate and make them better.

New Jersey Governor Welcomed on First Mission to Israel, Plants Tree in Jerusalem

The two leaders discussed ways to deepen cooperation and encourage continued economic development by encouraging investments in innovation in Israel and New Jersey.

George Soros Received a Bomb in the Mail

The explosive device did not explode on its own, and was “proactively detonated” by a bomb squad in Soros' home.


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