Jews Far And Few Between At State Democratic Convention

Schumer, the only Jew on the statewide ticket, spoke about every ethnic group except his own.

Agudah Meets With New York Lt. Governor

Even though Agudah’s main mission is to influence legislation on a state level, Benjamin talked about Israel to the group.

Mayor Calls Emergency Meeting On Anti-Semitism

The NYPD reported there were 43 antisemitic hate crimes handled by their units so far this year. That’s compared to just 11 cases during this time in 2021.

On The Way With New York Waterway

On a beautiful sunny day in the middle of August, my husband and I took an incredible boat ride around Manhattan Island.

GOP Courts The Jewish Vote (Continued From Last Week)

In the history of this city and state, most often the challenger against the party wins the nomination, Rudy Giuliani told The Jewish Press.

NY State Passes $220 Billion Budget

This Agudah priority directly impacts families with children, by putting additional dollars in their pockets and helping them keep up with the costs of raising families, Weinstock wrote in a prepared news release.

Hochul Chooses New Lieutenant Governor

The phrase “spent his early career empowering young people,” might have been a veiled reference to Delgado’s career as a rapper, known as AD the Voice.

Climate Change Week A Dud For New York Legislation

We have a lot of work to do on extending producer responsibility to try to address our waste problems because certainly that’s first and foremost, Tighe emphasized.

Remembering U.S. Grant On His 200th Birthday

Historians believe the way Grant wrote General Orders No. 11 it appeared he held antisemitic views since he expelled the Jews as a class.

First Orthodox Jewish Republican Assemblyman Sworn Into Office

In Hebrew there is an expression Da lifnei mi attah omed – Look before whom you’re standing. I’m going to focus on my area when I have to work for the state. I’ll focus on my area, which is what I was elected for.

Political Stars Come Out For Chazaq In Queens

Adams told the Chazaq supporters what they are doing mirrors what he wants his administration to replicate. The newly-minted mayor also said that when he grew up his mother had trouble always putting a full meal on the table.

International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemorated In NYS

The Holocaust did not start at the death camps, it started years before with indifference. It is important for us to recommit men to the best aspects of human nature standing up for our colleagues.

COJO Flatbush Holds First Post-Pandemic Seniors Luncheon

“I can’t put into words how much I missed these kinds of events,” said a woman who gave her age as a young 83.

Fireworks At AJC Antisemitism Discussion On Antisemitism

It’s in our own house in New York, Brown said. We have more Jews than anywhere else in the world except for maybe Israel. We talk and we talk and we talk and we try to pass bills. We can’t even get a Holocaust study [bill] done in New York.

Bergson Group Honored At NYC’s First Holocaust Memorial Site

Sixty-five years after they shook the political establishment with their newspaper ads and rallies against the Holocaust, the activists known as the Bergson Group have been officially acknowledged by New York City.

Religious Jews Turn Out To Support The GOP

We are a stronger party when we ride together, said Pinion. We may not agree on the things we need to do but we are united in one quest, which is to make sure we put Chuck Schumer in the retirement home of politics once and for all.

Summer-Home Residents Help Decide Fallsburg Election

Explaining why many Jewish homeowners in Fallsburg voted against Vegliante, Friedlander said, “Sometimes people are too parochial in the way they look at the issue as it pertains to them and only them. And they don’t understand the more complex picture.”

Anti-Vax Summer Camp Plans To Move Out Of New York State

Schwartz told The Jewish Press, I didn’t realize that when you try to avoid infection that’s considered discrimination. I’m used to thinking of discrimination as a social thing not as a medical thing.

Was Anti-Semitism In New York’s Orange County The Motive For Governor’s Veto?

Eichenstein told The Jewish Press. This was literally designed to keep Orthodox Jews out from the town. We should never bring any legislation to the floor that discriminates against any group of people.

Adams Announces Subway Crackdown

We need to talk about what’s involved with removal and commitment for the highest need individuals. Individuals who demonstrated they are not capable of taking care of themselves.

Skepticism And Vigilance Animate Frum Anti-Vaxxers

"There's no nexus whatsoever between Yiddishkeit and the anti-vaccination movement," said Rabbi Kotler.

Overcoming Hurdles To Obtaining Proper Care For Children With Autism

What we need to do is to figure out a mechanism to allow these people to fully participate in the community… We’ve got to teach the community about the worth of people with disabilities.

Nominating Conventions: ‘Last Stand Time’ According To Zeldin

It's important to show up. To earn someone’s vote and it’s important to keep showing up to keep earning that support, said Zeldin, considered the presumptive party nominee for the Republicans and Conservatives.

Hochul Unveils Spending Plan For New Yorkers

I want to make one point explicitly clear: We cannot go to the people who created our problems for the solution.

Politics Or Logistics? Museum Cancels Conference Featuring DeSantis

Former Democratic Assemblyman Dov Hikind told The Jewish Press that he was furious with the museum’s decision.

The Case For Orthodox Female Chaplains

I often wonder what it would take to encourage women in our community to become chaplains?

Cheese Recall

WORLD CHEESE COMPANY AND MILLER’S CHEESE CORP. IN VOLUNTARY RECALL OF SHREDDED CHEESE DESPITE TESTING NEGATIVE   World Cheese Company, producer of Haolam cholov yisrael cheese...

It’s All About The Benjamins As Corruption Filters Into The Hochul Administration

It’s what they said about Nixon, in this case, what did she (Hochul) know and when did she know it? asked Assemblyman Eric (Ari) Brown (R-Cedarhurst, Nassau County), 54, the first Republican Orthodox Jew in the Assembly.

Traveling Jewish: Philadelphia Revisited

Last month, my husband and I spent a couple of days revisiting the 'city of brotherly love.' Here are some of the highlights:

Kever Rachel In Our Hands?

Those of us who made it to Kever Rachel Imeinu in the last six months found it almost unrecognizable.

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