New Jersey divests from Danish bank which boycotted Israel

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announces the state has divested from Danske Bank due to its boycott of Israeli companies.Elad Benari, 12/24/2017, 11:37 PM

3 public menorahs vandalized near Atlantic City

3 menorahs in New Jersey city vandalized 4 times over Hanukkah holiday.JTA, 12/20/2017, 9:35 PM

NJ town withdraws anti-eruv ordinance

Mahwah withdraws ordinance prohibiting erection of eruv under pressure from lawsuit by State of New Jersey.JTA, 12/18/2017, 10:14 PM

NJ imam who called for murder of Jews to undergo 'retraining'

Imam at New Jersey mosque calls Jews to be killed 'to the very last one,' blames Israel for ISIS attacks.JTA, 12/17/2017, 5:37 PM

Watch: Schoolkids create world's largest human menorah

Students at New Jersey school break world record for largest human menorah.JTA, 12/14/2017, 7:58 AM

Racist message spelled out in New Jersey synagogue skylights

Vandals rip out shingles from synagogue roof, write racist messages with them.JTA, 11/8/2017, 9:51 PM

Anti-Trump backlash? Democrats win big in Virginia, New Jersey

Democrats score 9-point margin of victory in Virginia, outperforming polls in bellwether state.David Rosenberg, 11/8/2017, 8:56 AM

Gush Etzion hoopsters team up with New Jersey Jewish communities

Gush Etzion-based basketball team uses sports to deepen ties between US and Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/31/2017, 11:32 AM

3 New Jersey towns sued for laws banning eruv construction

Jewish groups, State of New Jersey sue towns for seeking to ban construction of eruvs to keep religious Jews out.JTA, 10/25/2017, 4:52 PM

3-year-old killed in Lakewood accident

Tragedy strikes Jewish community of Lakewood, NJ.David Rosenberg, 8/24/2017, 10:26 PM

Jewish group files lawsuit against NJ town for eruv removal

New Jersey town sued for ordering Jewish community to remove eruv. Lawsuit states town seeks to 'suppress the religious practices' of Jews.JTA, 8/13/2017, 7:50 PM

Anti-Semitism in New Jersey Eruv struggle

Angry reaction of local residents prompts municipality to remove several posts built for Orthodox residents. Agudath Israel: 'Anti-Semitism'Mordechai Sones, 8/8/2017, 6:09 PM

'They were partners in hate, intimidation, and crime'

Court sentences New Jersey men for firebombing synagogues, rabbi’s home.JTA, 7/29/2017, 9:16 PM

New Jersey town orders eruv taken down

Over 1,000 sign petition seeking to prevent Orthodox Jews from moving into town of Mahwah in northern New Jersey.JTA, 7/24/2017, 7:08 PM

Manischewitz to close Newark plant

129-year-old kosher food manufacturer to lay off more than 150 workers, move to more 'modern facilities.'JTA, 7/17/2017, 7:52 PM

New York-New Jersey train derails at Penn Station

Train derails while pulling into Penn Station, no injuries.Chana Roberts, 7/7/2017, 7:30 AM

New Jersey court recgonizes Code of Jewish Law as legal book

New Jersey judge: Rabbi who acted in accordance with Shulchan Aruch Jewish law code acted properly.Ben Shaul, 7/5/2017, 8:03 AM

New Jersey rabbi, wife arrested for alleged fraud

Authorities say rabbi and other couples underreported their income to receive government benefits such as medicaid illegally.JTA, 6/27/2017, 10:40 PM

New Jersey university rejects BDS motion

Students at Montclair State University vote down resolution calling on the school to boycott Israel.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 4/29/2017, 1:32 AM

$1 million in security grants available for NJ institutions

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie offers institutions, including Jewish institutions, offer for security funding in wake of bomb threats.JTA, 3/22/2017, 9:42 PM

New Jersey synagogue, preschool evacuated after called-in threat

Sheriff's Department arrives at Livingston, New Jersey synagogue to search for bomb.JTA, 3/22/2017, 1:39 PM

Watch: Woman saved from oncoming train

Passersby save elderly woman caught on railroad tracks as train approached.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2017, 10:43 AM

Torah scroll stolen from Lakewood school

Burglars break into Cheder Torah Zev in Lakewood, New Jersey; steal Torah scroll.JTA, 1/31/2017, 2:41 PM

NJ synagogues seek help in welcoming Syrian refugees

Three synagogues in New Jersey are seeking help in resettling a Syrian refugee family.JTA, 12/28/2016, 9:33 PM

New Jersey Jews helping Latino family in wake of son's death

Jewish community in Lakewood providing assistance to the family of a 2-year-old Latino boy who was killed in a tragic accident.JTA, 12/15/2016, 4:00 AM

NJ congressional candidates trade barbs over anti-Semitic flier

Candidates for Congress in a northern New Jersey district trade charges over an anti-Semitic flier.JTA, 11/8/2016, 4:12 AM

New Jersey stabbing kills 3, injures another 3

Stabbing attack in New Jersey claims 3 victims; police offer reward for info leading to arrest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2016, 2:16 PM

Swastika attack targets Indian-American Congress candidate

Swastikas painted outside the home of an Indian-American candidate for Congress with a Jewish-sounding surname.JTA, 10/14/2016, 4:02 AM

3 dead, more than 100 injured in New Jersey train crash

Train crashes into crowded station in Hoboken, New Jersey, killing three and injuring more than 100 and leaving passengers trapped.David Rosenberg, 9/29/2016, 6:07 PM

Man accused in firebombing of NJ synagogue goes on trial

Jury selection begins in trial of man accused of vandalizing and firebombing northern New Jersey synagogues and a rabbi’s home.JTA, 9/22/2016, 5:24 AM

Bomber charged with use of weapons of mass destruction

Federal prosecutors charge Ahmad Rahami, arrested the bombings in New York and New Jersey, with four counts.Ben Ariel, 9/21/2016, 4:44 AM

America in denial

The motive behind the attack in Manhattan remains a “mystery” in American press.Arutz Sheva Staff , 9/21/2016, 3:12 AM

NY bombing suspect's neighbors seem resigned to backyard terror

Members of the Orthodox Jewish community in Elizabeth, NJ, shaken but not surprised by recent bomb attacks.Ben Sales, 9/21/2016, 2:37 AM

New York bombing suspect to be charged with attempted murder

Ahmad Rahami, apprehended in Linden, New Jersey, to be charged with attempted murder and gun related offences.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2016, 1:06 AM

Explosion outside of New Jersey train station

After bombings in Manhattan and New Jersey, explosion reported by New Jersey train station following discovery of 'suspicious package'.David Rosenberg, 9/19/2016, 9:19 AM

New Jersey Governor declares state of emergency due to storm

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has declared a state of emergency for counties expected to get heavily hit from tropical storms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2016, 11:18 PM

Watch: 'When I saw those kids, there was no choice'

Hero pilot Yaakov Yosef Rosenberg tells of the harrowing moments when he realized his plane was heading for a soccer field full of children.Rachel Kaplan, 8/31/2016, 12:00 PM

2 stolen Torahs valued at $30,000 returned to NJ synagogue

Two Torahs valued at $30,000 that had been stolen with silver religious pieces returned to a New Jersey synagogue.JTA, 8/31/2016, 5:27 AM

Anti-Semitic graffiti found across from Lakewood yeshiva

Several swastikas and other anti-Semitic messages spray-painted on equipment at a playground across the street from yeshiva in Lakewood, NJ.JTA, 8/29/2016, 4:30 AM

30 attend stranger's funeral in New York

Galvanized by a Facebook post, 30 people showed up for a funeral where only the rabbi and the funeral director were expected.Rachel Kaplan, 8/22/2016, 4:56 PM

New Jersey woman loses inheritance for marrying a Jew

A woman who alleged her father disinherited her for marrying a Jewish man lost her appeal in a New Jersey court.JTA, 8/17/2016, 2:36 PM

Danon: Boycott the boycotters

Israel’s UN Ambassador welcomes NJ Governor Chris Christie's support of a bill against BDS.Elad Benari, 8/16/2016, 11:36 PM

New Jersey hands BDS latest defeat

Governor Chris Christie signs bipartisan law banning state pension plans from investing in companies boycotting Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2016, 10:10 PM

Gender-segregated swimming policy at Lakewood makes waves

New Jersey housing community with a majority haredi population angering homeowners due to gender-segregated swimming pool hours.JTA, 8/1/2016, 5:37 AM

Jewish Week Media Group to publish New Jersey Jewish News

New York-based Jewish Week Media Group will soon begin publishing the New Jersey Jewish News.JTA, 7/29/2016, 3:56 AM

Large swastika painted on southern New Jersey home

Large swastika painted on a home in suburban Mount Laurel.JTA, 7/22/2016, 4:38 AM

New Jersey haredi schools to receive greater security funding

New Jersey State Legislature passes bill providing for increased security in private schools.Michal Levy, 7/19/2016, 12:49 PM

New Jersey passes anti-BDS legislation

New Jersey bill prohibits the state from investing pension and annuity funds in companies that boycott Israel or Israeli businesses.Ben Ariel, 6/28/2016, 6:46 AM

Clinton clinches Democratic nomination

Clinton seizes the Democratic presidential nomination after winning enough NJ delegates, becomes first woman nominee.Ben Ariel, 6/8/2016, 7:30 AM

NJ man who fire-bombed rabbi’s home convicted of terrorism

Rabbi describes fearing for his family's lives after Anthony Graziano and an accomplice hurled a firebomb through his bedroom window.JTA, 5/30/2016, 2:31 PM

New Jersey 'Synagogue Bomber' convicted of terrorism

Anthony Graziano attacked New Jersey synagogues, home of rabbi with firebombs in 2012. He could now face life imprisonment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2016, 11:43 PM

NJ court rules $11M state grant to yeshiva unconstitutional

New Jersey court rules state grants to two religious institutions are unconstitutional.JTA, 5/27/2016, 4:36 AM

New Jersey passes anti-BDS legislation

New Jersey State Senate passes legislation prohibiting pension and annuity funds from being invested in companies that boycott Israel.Ben Ariel, 5/12/2016, 4:45 AM

New Jersey man given 15 years for supporting ISIS

New Jersey man who pleaded guilty to conspiring to aid ISIS sentenced to 15 years in prison.Ben Ariel, 5/11/2016, 2:13 AM

High School students play ‘Jews vs Nazis’ beer pong

A group of Princeton high school students are in hot water after they were caught playing beer pong with a 'Jews vs Nazis' theme.Shoshana Miskin, 4/7/2016, 10:50 PM

NJ town comes together in fear of haredi 'invasion'

Residents in New Jersey town trying to prevent haredim from moving in, mentioning 'suspicious, creepy' realtors, fear of low standards.Matt Wanderman, 3/15/2016, 7:40 AM

The Jewish miracle in Atlantic City

Interview: a small shul in NJ was ruined, leaving the community scrambling - until an unexpected challenge made it all for the best.Uzi Baruch, 11/3/2015, 3:48 PM