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Anti-Semitic 'Elmo' Charged with Extortion

New York City's anti-Semitic 'Elmo' attempted to extort $2 million from the Girl Scouts, in another provocation since last year's tirade.Rina Tzvi , 6/9/2013, 2:42 PM

Poverty Increases Among New York's Jews

Poverty has risen dramatically in the New York Jewish community since 2002, according to a new UJA-Federation of New York report.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/7/2013, 9:33 PM

NYPD: Israel Parade 'Manifestation of Support'

Chief of NYPD tells Arutz Sheva: Israel Day Parade is “a manifestation of the support that this community has for the State of Israel.”Eliran Aharon, New York, 6/5/2013, 10:22 PM

New York ‘Passionate’ About Fighting Anti-Semitism

District Attorney describes fight against anti-Semitism. ‘You live in Brooklyn, I’m going to expect you respect other people.’Eliran Aharon, New York, 6/5/2013, 12:12 AM

In New York: Am Yisrael Chai

Video: thousands took part in the annual Israel Day Parade in the heart of New York.Eliran Aharon, New York, 6/2/2013, 11:21 PM

Golden Dawn Disrupts New York Film Screening

Supporters of Greek neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party shouted death threats as they were ousted from a documentary screening in New York. Arutz Sheva staff, 5/27/2013, 10:48 AM

Running for Israel: Video

L’Chaim Run/Walk for Israel took place in New York on Sunday. The winner: A non-Jew who is a great supporter of Israel.Eliran Aharon, New York, 5/27/2013, 3:42 AM

Weiner Launches New York City Mayoral Campaign

Former New York congressman Anthony Weiner has officially announced that be will be running for mayor of New York City. Arutz Sheva staff, 5/23/2013, 5:17 PM

Cigarette-Smuggling Arab Linked to Yeshiva Murder

One of 16 Arab men arrested in cigarette-smuggling scheme linked to murder of yeshiva student on Brooklyn Bridge. Arutz Sheva staff, 5/20/2013, 11:29 AM

New York's Comeback

Construction workers bolted the last pieces of a 408-foot spire into place atop One World Trade Center.Eliran Aharon, New York, 5/13/2013, 3:13 AM

The Oven that Travelled from Iran to New York

New York's Iranian Jewish community is excited and moved by a bread oven which came all the way from Iran to a local kosher supermarket.Eliran Aharon, New York, 5/10/2013, 1:16 AM

Families Denounce 9/11 Museum Admission Fee Plans

Families of 9/11 victims are outraged over the National September 11 Memorial Museum's decision to charge admission fees.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/6/2013, 9:49 AM

New Yorkers Raise Funds for Israel

The Mashadi Synagogue in Great Neck, New York holds a special market aimed at fundraising for Israeli organizations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2013, 1:44 AM

New York Joins Lag Ba'Omer Celebrations

The Jewish community in New York celebrated Lag Ba'Omer with bonfires and lots of singing and dancing. Arutz Sheva was there.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2013, 2:19 AM

Would-be NY Synagogue Bomber Gets 5 Years

Mohamed Mamdouh, a would-be synagogue bomber in New York City, was sentenced to five years in prison.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/27/2013, 1:16 AM

Boston Bombers Planned to Attack Times Square

The brothers accused of staging the Boston Marathon bombings planned a new attack in Times Square, says NYC mayor.Elad Benari, 4/26/2013, 1:15 AM

Muslim Teen Arrested After Harrassing Jew

New York Police arrested a Muslim teen who yelled anti-Semitic slurs at a Jewish man on the subway, then tried to resist arrest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2013, 4:43 AM

Who Tried to Silence Pamela Geller?

The Jewish community in New York is protesting an attempt to silence Jewish activist Pamela Geller, who warns against the dangers of Islam.Eliran Aharon, New York, 4/15/2013, 1:15 AM

'Police and Elected Officials Are Very Supportive'

New York-based author Yossi Gestetner addresses the burning of mezuzot in an apartment building in Brooklyn this week.Eliran Aharon, New York, 4/12/2013, 9:45 PM

US Budget Cuts to Delay Trial of Bin Laden Comrade

The highly anticipated trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law could be delayed due to U.S. federal budget cuts.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/9/2013, 1:41 PM

Burned Mezuzot Found in New York on Yom Hashoah

11 mezuzot were burned in an apartment building in Brooklyn as Jews marked Holocaust Remembrance Day.Elad Benari, 4/9/2013, 4:15 AM

NY Senator Arrested in Alleged Mayoral Race Scheme

A senior New York State politician was arrested on charges that he tried to bribe his way onto ballot for state’s upcoming mayoral election.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/3/2013, 6:00 AM

New York Mayor Plans Gun Control Ad Blitz

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is bankrolling a $12 million nationwide ad campaign in a bid to counter the US gun lobby's vast influence.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/24/2013, 3:38 PM

'Prototype al-Qaeda Operative' Charged in New York

Alleged al-Qaeda who plotted a bomb attack against American diplomatic facilities in Nigeria was charged Wednesday in New York.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/22/2013, 12:44 AM

Algerian Given 10 Years for Synagogue Bomb Plot

A New York judge sentences Ahmed Ferhani to 10 years in prison for conspiring to attack synagogues in the city.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/15/2013, 11:31 PM

Video: Israel's Consul General Addresses Olim

Israel’s Consul General in New York, Ido Aharoni, took part in the aliyah event at Times Square in Manhattan this week.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/15/2013, 11:04 PM

Terror Suspect Pleads Guilty in New York Bomb Plot

A 21-year-old Bangladeshi man pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges that he attempted to bomb the Federal Reserve bank in New York City. Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/8/2013, 10:58 AM

Converging Storms Could Spell Major Snow for NYC

Heavy snow and blizzard conditions are forecasted to hit the crowded US northeast on Friday as two winter storms converge on the region. , 2/7/2013, 7:52 PM

Bloomberg: College Should Hold Anti-Israel Event

New York Mayor defends Brooklyn College’s decision to co-sponsor a discussion about the BDS movement.Elad Benari, 2/7/2013, 5:16 AM

N. Korea Posts Video Depicting New York Set Ablaze

Poised to conduct a nuclear test, N. Korea has posted a video depicting a US city resembling New York ablaze after an apparent attack. , 2/5/2013, 4:45 PM

Muslims Claim Unfair Surveillance by NYPD

Civil rights lawyers allege that the New York Police Department has been using unlawful tactics in its counterterrorism efforts. Annie Lubin, 2/5/2013, 3:44 AM

'Shema Yisrael' to be Engraved on Koch's Grave

Former New York Mayor Ed Koch's memorial stone will include a Magen David (Jewish Star) and the first portion of the Shema prayer.David Lev, 2/3/2013, 6:17 PM

CAIR Member Seeks Seat on New York City Council

Zead Ramadan, head of the New York branch of Hamas-affiliated CAIR, to run against Jew for seat on New York City Council.Elad Benari, 1/30/2013, 6:45 AM

Police Recover Stolen Torah Worth $30,000

A Brooklyn Torah that was reported to be stolen and estimated to be worth around $30,000 was found, according to officials. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/22/2013, 5:41 PM

Plane From NY Blows Tires, Veers Off NJ Runway

A United Express airplane from New York blew four tires as it landed at Newark Liberty International Airport and veered off a runwayRachel Hirshfeld , 1/22/2013, 4:18 PM

NY Passes Toughest Gun Ownership Laws

New law closes several loopholes in an existing state ban on assault weapon sale and extends the requirement for background checks, 1/16/2013, 2:28 PM

New York's Cuomo Signs New Tough Gun Laws

New York becomes the first U.S. state to impose new restrictions on gun ownership in the wake the Connecticut massacre.Elad Benari, 1/16/2013, 5:16 AM

Bus Strike Will Leave 152,000 Kids Stranded

Drivers of New York's yellow school buses plan to go on strike Wednesday, leaving 152,000 children without transportation. , 1/15/2013, 11:27 AM

NY Set to Enact Toughest Restrictions on Guns

New York may become the first US state to enact tough new restrictions on assault weapons in the wake of the Connecticut school massacre., 1/15/2013, 11:13 AM

New York Court Upholds 'Metzizah' Injunction

New York City court approves directive that consent form must be signed before “metzizah be'peh” stage of the Jewish bris is performed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2013, 4:52 AM

NY Gov Gets Serious About Gun Control

Governor called for legislation that would ban high capacity magazines and seek to deprive the mentally ill of weapons. , 1/10/2013, 9:02 AM

50 Injured as Ferry Crashes in New York

"There was a large jolt. It felt like we were in a car crash. Several people were thrown into the air," said one passenger. Annie Lubin, 1/9/2013, 6:42 PM

Israel-Based Show Rates #1 in New York

Aaron Klein is most listened-to personality on weekend evening radio.Maayana Miskin, 1/9/2013, 1:57 PM

Trial of Terrorist Who Planned to Blow up Subway

A Pakistani Al-Qaeda suspect, extradited from Britain, pleaded not guilty to plotting to send a suicide bomber into the NYC subway. , 1/8/2013, 12:41 PM

Two Firefighters Shot Dead in New York

Two firefighters were shot dead on Monday in Webster, N.Y after a gunman opened fire as emergency personnel responded to a blaze.Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/24/2012, 8:21 PM

Accused Killer of NY Boy Pleads Not Guilty

Pedro Hernandez, the man accused of killing six-year-old Etan Patz pleads not guilty two counts of murder and one count of kidnapping.Elad Benari, 12/13/2012, 6:16 AM

Yankees Offer Youkilis $12 Million

The New York Yankees reportedly offered Jewish free agent Kevin Youkilis a one-year, $12 million contract. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/10/2012, 4:42 PM

Rep. Bachmann: Concessions Suicidal for Israel

Rep. Michele Bachmann underlines that US demands for more Israeli concessions are suicidal for the Jewish State.Chana Ya'ar, 12/6/2012, 10:49 AM

New York Synagogue Bombing Suspect Pleads Guilty

A suspect in a plot to disguise himself as a Jew and unleash a bloodbath in Manhattan synagogues pleads guilty to terror charges.Elad Benari, 12/5/2012, 5:44 AM

NY City Council Asks: 'Jew Representing NYC?'

A NY City Council hopeful asks constituents: “A White/Jewish City Council Member representing Upper Manhattan?” Rachel Hirshfeld, 12/2/2012, 1:19 PM

Hurricane Sandy Still an Unwelcome Guest

The destruction of Hurricane Sandy has barely been touched as Hanukkah approachesChana Ya'ar, 11/29/2012, 12:40 PM

Fire Ravages Popular Jewish Manhattan Deli

A raging three-alarm fire ravaged a popular Jewish deli in Manhattan on Sunday, resulting in several minor injuries.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/26/2012, 10:21 AM

Support for Pillar of Defense in New York, Paris

Thousands are rallying to support Israel's right to defend its citizens in the face of ongoing rocket fire from Gaza.Chana Ya'ar, 11/21/2012, 12:05 PM

NYC to Demolish Hundreds of Storm-Struck Homes

New York City workers are set to demolish at least 200 homes that were damaged beyond repair during Frankenstorm Hurricane Sandy last month.Chana Ya'ar, 11/18/2012, 10:57 AM

Sandy Postpones 'Metziaza Be'Peh' Hearing

Manhattan court postpones hearing against new requirement that parents sign a consent form before brit procedure.David Lev, 11/11/2012, 5:05 PM

First Sandy, Now Athena. What's Next?

With nor'easter causing new havoc, residents of the East Coast are starting to believe they're living in 'sequel to horror movie'.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/8/2012, 9:46 AM

1.4 Million Still in Dark from Hurricane Sandy

More than a million households are still in the dark one week after Hurricane Sandy struck the Eastern Seaboard of the United States.Chana Ya'ar, 11/5/2012, 11:39 PM