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

New Jersey rabbi relives running into flames to save Torah

Rabbi of historic synagogue recalls the harrowing moments of Friday's fire, 'nearly 100 years erased in a single moment.'Chaim Lev, 10/26/2015, 10:41 AM

Historic New Jersey synagogue destroyed in fire

Fire consumes Congregation Poile Zedek in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Cause appears to be accidental.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2015, 2:38 AM

Jersey City Muslims: 'We'll Be the Majority Soon'

Muslim parents in NJ fail to have schools closed for today's holiday, but are confident for next year.Hillel Fendel, 9/24/2015, 10:15 PM

New Jersey Man Pleads Guilty to Supporting ISIS

21-year-old New Jersey man pleads guilty to conspiring to support ISIS, could get 20 years in prison.Ben Ariel, 9/10/2015, 5:44 AM

New Jersey Resident Charged with Conspiring to Support ISIS

Former New Jersey resident arrested and charged with allegedly conspiring and attempting to provide support to ISIS.Ben Ariel, 8/11/2015, 3:14 AM

New Jersey Man Arrested for Supporting ISIS

American authorities arrest 23-year-old New Jersey man on charges of conspiring to provide material support to ISIS.Ben Ariel, 6/30/2015, 5:13 AM

No Charges Against Teens who Called to Kill Jews on Twitter

Police say NJ teenagers who posted photos in Hitler costume, said kosher ice cream shop 'perfect for bombing,' 'did not commit a crime.'Tova Dvorin, 2/6/2015, 11:52 AM

New York's 'Monster Snowstorm' Underwhelms

Big Apple saved from highly touted snowstorm thanks to a veer to the east, after subway shut due to snow for first time ever.Ari Yashar, 1/27/2015, 8:39 PM

American Hospital Charges $9,000 for Cut Finger

US healthcare under fire again - this time over an outrageous bill at a for-profit medical center.Shimon Cohen, 8/15/2014, 11:19 AM

Islamic State Flag Flown in New Jersey

US-born Muslim and CAIR rep. claim flag just a symbol of Islam; photos show it is identical to that of Jihadists conquering Iraq and Syria.Ari Yashar, 8/15/2014, 9:03 AM

Cult Flies Jewish Star, Swastika Over Major Cities

Raelians, who preach that Nazi symbol promotes 'peace,' at center of controversy over unusual banner.Tova Dvorin, 7/14/2014, 5:14 PM

NJ Hassid: 'I Was Saved by the Mercy of G-d'

New Jersey yeshiva student brutally beaten by 3 black youths, required stitches to his head after being brought to the hospital.Ari Yashar, 1/29/2014, 12:23 PM

For Sale: Rights to Name Jewish Baby Girl in NJ

Jewish family tries to sell rights to name ninth child on Craigslist, having run out of family members to name after.Ari Yashar, 1/28/2014, 12:43 AM

NJ Father Wears Nazi Uniform to Child Custody Hearing

A New Jersey man, best known for naming his son Adolf Hitler, arrived in court on Monday wearing a Nazi uniform.Arutz Sheva staff, 6/4/2013, 3:10 PM

US Federal Court Starts Sentencing for Would-be Terrorist

Sentencing has begun in New Jersey for one of two men convicted on conspiracy to join the Al-Shabaab terror group, linked to Al Qaeda.Chana Ya'ar, 4/15/2013, 7:41 PM

ADL Welcomes Indictments in New Jersey Synagogue Attacks

ADL welcomes indictment against two individuals in a series of attacks targeting synagogues in Bergen County, New Jersey.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/3/2013, 11:41 AM

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

NJ Town Posts Armed Police at Every School

Amid a national debate on how to stop gun massacres in public places, a New Jersey town began posting armed police at every school , 1/2/2013, 8:06 PM

Menorah Lighting Comes to New Jersey Prisons

Jewish inmates in New Jersey state prisons will be permitted to celebrate Chanukah with lit menorahs. Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/30/2012, 8:31 AM

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

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

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