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

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 Brooklyn Torah Valued at $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 in Country

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

Planned School 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, Calls for Bans

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 Rush-Hour 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

Terrorist Behind Plot to Blow up NYC Subway Arrives in Court

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 After Responding to Blaze

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

Video: Rep. Bachmann says '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

Outrage: 'White/Jewish City Council Member 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 as Hanukkah Approaches

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

Rallies Support Israel's 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, Injunction Extended

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 for East Coast?

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

Major US Media Want a Change, Switch Support to Romney

The New York Daily News surprises analysts and endorses Romney, NY Post, Newsday, Florida and Texas newspapers also want a change. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/5/2012, 10:17 AM

‘L-rd on High is Mightier than the Noise of Many Waters’

Sandy has turned back the New York area to the 19th century: No electricity, no trains, and in thousands of cases, no homes. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/31/2012, 10:45 AM

Hurricane Sandy Leaves 38 Dead, NYC Begins Recovery

New York begins recovery as Sandy abates. Thirty-eight people killed by storm.Maayana Miskin, 10/30/2012, 10:17 PM

‘Terrorism 101’ Teaches Terror to Fight Terror

NY police fume over a professor’s telling students to “hypothetically plan a terrorist attack” to help them prepare for intel careers. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/30/2012, 4:13 PM

In Pictures: Sandy Drowns the US; NY ‘Major Disaster Area’

Superstorm Sandy whips through New England, leaving behind $20 billion in damage. Obama declares NY City “major disaster area.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/30/2012, 12:59 PM

Video: Fire Destroys 50 Homes in Hurricane-Flooded Queens

A six-alarm fire destroyed at least 50 homes in Queens, heavy populated by Israelis and US Jews, during the Frankenstorm Sandy storm. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/30/2012, 11:29 AM

Killer Sandy Leaves 16 Dead in US; Explosions at Power Plants

Sandy blows out of New York, leaves 16 dead and threatens more lives in New England. Mother Nature shuts down the Big Apple. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/30/2012, 8:03 AM

Brooklyn Cafe Charged with Adding $25 to Kippa-Wearing Jews

A popular Brooklyn cafe reportedly discriminates against Jews dressed in religious garb by enforcing a $25 minimum.Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/22/2012, 2:36 PM

Terror Suspect Held in Plot to Bomb NY Fed

A Bangladeshi national is being held in connection with a plot to bomb the Federal Reserve Bank in New York City.Chana Ya'ar, 10/18/2012, 12:51 PM

New York: Bangladeshi Man Arrested in Bombing Plot

A Bangladeshi man with links to Al-Qaeda arrested on charges of trying to bomb the Federal Reserve building.Elad Benari, 10/17/2012, 11:17 PM

New York City Sued Over Circumcision Laws

A new lawsuit is brought against the city of NYC against the banning of metzitza b'pe.Scott Krane, New York, 10/12/2012, 3:07 PM

NYPD Increasingly Concerned Iran Will Attack Jews in New York

There is ongoing concern within the NYPD over an Iranian-sponsored terrorist attack in New York City, due to area's large Jewish population.Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/11/2012, 2:02 PM

Faith Groups Launch Campaign to Counter Anti-Jihad Subway Ad

Jewish and Christian groups unveil three ad campaigns to counter the "Defeat Jihad" ad posted at some New York City subway stations.Elad Benari, 10/7/2012, 2:50 AM

Terrorism Scare at JFK Airport as PM Headed Back to Israel

A terrorism scare overtook JFK Airport Saturday night, when PM Netanyahu arrived for his flight back to Israel, after addressing the U.N. Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/2/2012, 9:45 AM

Ahmadinejad's Cameraman Seeks Asylum in NYC Amid Growing Fears

A cameraman who accompanied Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to New York for the U.N. General Assembly has applied for asylum in US.Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/2/2012, 8:14 AM

Swastika Spray Painted Near Home of Jewish Activists in New City

A swastika was found spray-painted Monday in a New York suburb, near the home of a Jewish activist whose parents survived the Holocaust.Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/2/2012, 7:47 AM

Video: NY Muslim Day Speech Lauds ‘Suicide Babies’

A New York State Senator stormed off the stage of a Muslim Day speech by a jihadist who said, “We have the unborn martyrs in our wombs.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/30/2012, 12:23 PM

Search Underway for Missing Brooklyn Teen

Police searching for 17-year-old Tzvi Hersh Stolzenberg, a Brooklyn resident who has been missing since Wednesday night.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2012, 2:41 AM

Video: Netanyahu Meets NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg

PM Netanyahu and NYC Mayor Bloomberg meet following UN speech, emphasize the need for "red lines" for Iran.Elad Benari, 9/28/2012, 5:15 AM

Russian-Speaking Jewish Organization Added to UJA Federation

For the first time in 17 years, UJA-Federation of New York has added a new organization to its network, representing Russian-speaking Jewry.Chana Ya'ar, 9/24/2012, 6:07 PM

Posters on 'Savage' Jihad Going Up in NYC Monday

Federal Judge told MTA it must put up pro-Israel ads that call to support 'civilized' Israel against jihad.Gil Ronen, 9/21/2012, 2:41 PM

Video: Two Tornadoes Strike in New York City

Two tornadoes struck New York City on Saturday, causing damage and frightening residents, but resulting in no significant injuries.Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/9/2012, 11:42 AM

Chabad Purchases Building on New York's Fifth Avenue

Chabad of Midtown Manhattan has closed on its purchase of a building on 509 Fifth Ave. for just under $40 million.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2012, 4:43 AM

Two Dead in Shootout Near Empire State Building

Shooting and gun battle leaves two people dead outside the Empire State Building. Gunman was laid off last year and killed a co-worker.Uzi Baruch & Elad Benari, 8/24/2012, 5:17 PM

NYC Subway Blast Sends Wave of Panic Down 2nd Ave.

An underground explosion at the 2nd Avenue subway project in Manhattan sent a wave of panic down the streets of NYC Tuesday.Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/22/2012, 12:20 PM

NY Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing Stolen Torah Scroll

A New York court has sentenced a resident of Liberty to prison for possessing a Torah Scroll stolen from a synagogue in Monticello.Elad Benari, 8/21/2012, 4:14 AM

Two Manhattan Synagogues Receive 'Sacred Sites' Grants

Two synagogues in Manhattan are among the “Sacred Sites” in New York State that have received grants for physical repairs.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/15/2012, 2:20 PM

British Bank Allegedly Hid $250 Billion in Iranian Transactions

A British bank is being accused of scheming with Iran to launder $250 billion, exposing the U.S. financial system to terrorist entities. Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/7/2012, 10:38 AM

NY's Orthodox Jewish Senate Candidate Vows to Drop the 'Pink'

The 22-year-old orthodox Jewish woman running for office in the New York State Senate said that she is planning to "leave the pink at home" Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/2/2012, 5:08 PM

NY Gov. Vetoes Education Bill Benefiting Religious Students

NY Governor Cuomo vetoed a bill that would have made it easier for religious students with special needs to receive tuition reimbursements.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/1/2012, 7:47 PM

Jewish Journalist: Anti-Israel Ads in NY are Also Anti-Semitic

Journalist Dovid Efune explains the danger in the anti-Israel ads that recently appeared in New York train stations.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 7/27/2012, 6:16 AM