NYC: Man charged with hate crime for harassing Jewish couple

55-year-old man with 5 prior arrests charged with hate crime for cursing Jewish couple near Times Square.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/20/2020, 7:37 AM

Want to deter attacks on Jews? Go grassroots!

Haredi Jews need to embrace an ethos of self-protection, community protection, carrying whatever is legal for them to carry and making the authorities know that they will be actively present on the streets. Douglas Altabef, 1/16/2020, 3:18 PM

Elite NYC prep school fires teacher for anti-Zionist tweets

Teacher at Ethical Culture Fieldston School in NYC fired for anti-Zionist social media comments.Ben Sales, JTA, 1/10/2020, 10:47 AM

Watch: How widespread is black anti-Semitism in New York?

Video journalist Ami Horowitz takes to the streets of Brooklyn to see how widespread anti-Semitism is within the black community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2020, 2:23 PM

'Why were anti-Israel groups included in anti-Semitism rally?'

American Forum for Israel blasts inclusion of "far-left anti-Israel groups" at march against anti-Semitism in NYC. "They should be shunned.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2020, 8:19 AM

Watch: Tens of thousands rally in New York against anti-Semitism

Tens of thousands join solidarity march in New York City to protest anti-Semitic attacks, show support for local Jewish community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2020, 6:26 PM

Jewish teen threatened with knife in Brooklyn

Two men threaten Jewish teen with a knife in Flatbush, call him "Jew boy".Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/2/2020, 5:39 PM

'No Hate, No Fear': Jewish groups plan solidarity march in NYC

After way of anti-Semitic attacks in New York area, UJA-Federal, ADL, AJC, JCRC, and New York Board of Rabbis plan solidarity march.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/1/2020, 7:21 AM

New York City to launch 3 initiatives to combat anti-Semitism

Amid surge in attacks on Jews, New York City launches three new initiatives to combat hate crimes.Adi Eshman, JTA, 12/31/2019, 7:41 AM

Giuliani criticizes de Blasio following Monsey attack

Former New York City Mayor says current mayor failed to adequately address the rise of anti-Semitism violence in the city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2019, 6:21 AM

NYC Mayor: We're in the middle of a race-hate 'crisis'

Bill de Blasio says NYPD will beef up patrols of Jewish neighborhoods and introduce anti-bias-crime programs in public schools.Elad Benari, 12/30/2019, 3:58 AM

Jewish man attacked in New York

28-year-old man allegedly yelled "“F–k you Jew bastard" as he assaulted a 65-year-old Orthodox Jew on the Upper East Side.Ben Ariel, 12/24/2019, 11:36 PM

Prominent NY architect, synagogue board member killed by brick

Erica Tishman, a prominent architect and Jewish philanthropist, was killed by falling brick while walking through midtown Manhattan.Sam Sokol, JTA, 12/20/2019, 8:10 AM

Watch: Jewish woman attacked on NYC subway

Subway passenger praises mass-shooting in New Jersey kosher grocery store, injures Jewish woman in anti-Semitic attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2019, 11:55 AM

'Violent anti-Semitism has turned into national crisis'

New York City placed on high alert following Jersey City shooting, says Mayor de Blasio, warning that anti-Semitism has become a 'crisis'.David Rosenberg, 12/11/2019, 9:34 AM

NYPD top brass meet with Jewish leaders as anti-Semitism surges

Following spate of violent attacks on Orthodox Jews and Jewish institutions, senior NYPD and NYC officials meet with Jewish leaders.Sandy Eller, 10/8/2019, 12:14 PM

No more rallies, no more protests

How can we expect to end the cycle of rising Jewish hate in America when our own leadership can’t do the job of bringing us together regardless of religious affiliations and ages? Cindy Grosz, 10/2/2019, 2:43 AM

Why Justice Jeanine Pirro and Zang Toi stand out as friends of Israel

It's no secret that these two, one a justice and the other a fashion icon, are true friends of the Jewish state. Cindy Grosz, 9/20/2019, 5:48 PM

New York mayor Bill de Blasio ends presidential bid

NYC mayor Bill de Blasio dropping out of 2020 presidential race amid low poll numbers.David Rosenberg, 9/20/2019, 2:52 PM

NY to up police presence in Jewish neighborhood on Rosh Hashana

New York Police Department vows to increase security for Jewish new year amid rise in anti-Semitic attacks.Marcy Oster/JTA, 9/19/2019, 10:07 PM

A second look at recent attacks on Jews in New York City

I am far from one to whitewash or dismiss anti-Semitism, but I think many people in this case are barking up the wrong tree.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 9/10/2019, 8:13 AM

NYC measles outbreak declared over

New York health officials say measles outbreak which primarily affected Orthodox communities over incubation periods end without new cases.Marcy Oster/JTA, 9/3/2019, 5:54 PM

Playground at private NYC club hit with anti-Semitic graffiti

'Heil Hitler', swastikas, and 'gas chamber' painted at playground of private beach club in Queens.Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/2/2019, 12:56 PM

Dov Hikind: 'Enough is enough of Jews living in fear in America'

Former NYS Assemblyman calls on NYC's Mayor de Blasio to 'take charge' and address the city's growing anti-Semitism.Chana Roberts, 8/31/2019, 8:51 PM

Can Satmar Hasidim save Bill de Blasio's campaign?

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio launches Yiddish fundraising campaign, look to raise much needed funds from Satmar Hasidic community.Ben Sales, JTA, 8/9/2019, 7:22 AM

Watch: Mass panic in Times Square over fears of shooting

Backfiring vehicle motor prompts thousands to flee Times Square in New York after pedestrians mistake sound for gunshots.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2019, 12:33 PM

Blackout in Manhattan leaves 90,000 without power

Power restored to most of New York City several hours after transformer fire causes major blackout.Ben Ariel, 7/14/2019, 6:20 AM

Republican Jews endorsement of Katz bad for Trump and America

In Queens, a YouTube video was created by three Rabbis to push Democratic Jewish Registration Drives.  Are they kidding? Cindy Grosz, 7/5/2019, 6:00 PM

Was Brooklyn fire an arson attack on local rabbi?

13 injured, 1 critically, as fire destroys three buildings in predominantly Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn, with signs of possible arson.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2019, 3:15 PM

NYC closes 10th Jewish school for violating vaccine order

City officials order closure of Satmar school in Williamsburg - the 10th Jewish school closed in connection with measles epidemic.Ben Sales, JTA, 6/12/2019, 7:33 AM

Six people - including 4 kids - killed in NYC blaze

Apartment fire kills six, including four children, in Harlem, in Manhattan.David Rosenberg, 5/8/2019, 11:09 AM

NYC closes 2 Jewish schools over measles outbreak

City officials order closure of 2 Jewish schools in Brooklyn which failed to bar unvaccinated students from attending.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/1/2019, 7:57 AM

NYC: Thief uses Tallit to pull off yeshiva burglary

Police say suspect snuck into Brooklyn yeshiva wearing Tallit, stole thousands of dollars in cash during Passover festival.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2019, 2:39 PM

NYC council member wants Yiddish taught in public school

City council member proposes dual-language Yiddish-English program at a NYC public school - the first of its kind in the US.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/16/2019, 9:03 AM

NYC bus driver refuses to stop for haredi man over measles fears

Haredi man claims bus driver refused to stop for him in Brooklyn, later covered her face for fear of contracting measles from him.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/14/2019, 9:21 PM

NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak in haredi community

Mayor Bill de Blasio declares public health emergency following measles outbreak in haredi community in Brooklyn.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/10/2019, 7:29 AM

Poles protesting Holocaust restitution use anti-Semitic rhetoric

Polish nationalists use anti-Semitic rhetoric while protesting in New York City against bill to help Holocaust survivors reclaim property.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 4/3/2019, 7:54 AM

'Democrats accept Omar's anti-Semitism, but can't handle facts'

Fmr. NY State Assemblyman Dov Hikind excoriates NYC Democratic leaders for removal of city councilman over 'there is no Palestine' tweet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2019, 10:21 AM

NYC rep thrown off committee for saying 'there is no Palestine'

NYC councilman who represents heavily Orthodox Jewish district thrown off of committee for saying 'Palestine does not exist'.Ben Sales, JTA, 4/2/2019, 7:54 AM

De Blasio demands apology for 'there is no Palestine' statement

'There is no state by that name; there is no place by that name. That’s a fact. I did not make it up,' says New York City councilman.Sara Rubenstein, 3/31/2019, 8:44 PM

12-year-old arrested for drawing swastikas on Queens playground

12-year-old suspected of scrawling dozens of swastikas, anti-Jewish messages at school playground in Queens, NYC.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/28/2019, 5:42 PM

NYC lawmaker warns of growing anti-Semitism in NY and beyond

City councilman Chaim Deutsch speaks at Cteen event in Times Square, says Jewish youth must keep memory of Holocaust victims alive.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2019, 5:09 PM

Chabad synagogue vandalized in Brooklyn

Vandals smash plate glass window of Chabad synagogue in New York City during Sabbath.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/17/2019, 3:47 PM

NYC Mayor warns anti-Semitic attackers

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks out against anti-Semitism and BDS amid rise in anti-Semitic incidents.Ben Ariel, 2/15/2019, 5:06 AM

3 men charged with hate crimes for attacks on Jews in NYC

Assailants charged for recent string of attacks on Jewish men in Crown Heights in Brooklyn.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/3/2019, 8:38 PM

Watch: Two attacks on Jews in Brooklyn in two days

Jewish man punched by black male in apparently random assault in Brooklyn. Two days later, similar attack reported on Jewish woman.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/20/2019, 7:00 PM

Jewish teen beaten by gang in Brooklyn

19-year-old Orthodox Jewish man assaulted by gang in suspected hate crime in Crown Heights.David Rosenberg, 1/14/2019, 10:33 AM

President Trump, you can win NY if...

It’s not impossible, it’s not even as hard as you think... BUT a resolution must be made by you, your administration and the NYGOP, Cindy Grosz, 1/2/2019, 11:59 PM

Watch: Blue light over New York City

Transformer fire in Queens sends blue light which floods the nighttime sky over New York City.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2018, 6:48 AM

Thousands celebrate 231st year of Colel Chabad in NYC

Colel Chabad of Rabbi Meir Baal Haness holds its 2018 International Awards Dinner.Fern Sidman, 12/19/2018, 4:34 AM

Watch: Orthodox synagogue vandalized in New York

Man filmed smashing glass on message board at Orthodox Jewish synagogue in Manhattan.David Rosenberg, 12/14/2018, 7:54 AM

Attack on Jew in NYC deemed gang incident, angering community

Local Jewish community angered after police classify assault on Orthodox Jewish teen as 'gang incident', despite anti-Semitic phrases.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/10/2018, 7:34 AM

Jewish NYC councilwoman targeted with anti-Semitic letter

New York City councilwoman says she was targeted with anti-Semitic letter referencing Pittsburgh synagogue massacre, dubbing Jews 'rats'.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/9/2018, 3:06 PM

3 large swastikas spray-painted in Brooklyn neighborhood

Vandals spray-paint large swastikas and 'WP', short for 'White Power' in Brooklyn neighborhood.JTA, 12/5/2018, 7:20 AM

Watch: Hasidic child assaulted in Brooklyn

11-year-old Jewish boy knocked to the ground in Williamsburg. NYPD searching for gang of 10 suspects involved in attack.David Rosenberg, 11/27/2018, 12:24 PM

El Al offers 'Shabbat Flight' passengers free tickets to Europe

Israel's national airline says it never tried to place blame on religious passengers for mishaps during infamous 'Shabbat Flight' from NYC.Michal Levy, 11/26/2018, 10:32 AM

Holocaust survivor killed by NYC commuter rushing to subway

89-year-old Holocaust survivor dies two weeks after being knocked to the ground by commuter rushing to train, hitting his head on platform.JTA, 11/13/2018, 2:41 PM