Will New York force yeshiva students to study secular subjects?

Lawsuit aims to stop exemption for NY yeshiva students on learning secular subjects.JTA, 7/26/2018, 10:31 AM

Steam pipe explosion leaves crater in midtown Manhattan

Steam pipe explosion causes evacuations, street closures in Manhattan's Flatiron District.Gary Willig, 7/19/2018, 4:37 PM

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez displays abysmal ignorance on Israel

'Progressive' politician can't put words together when asked about Israel, prompting questions whether New Yorker qualified to serve.Mordechai Sones, 7/17/2018, 6:32 PM

New York: Muslim police officer punches Jew in the face

Muslim NYPD officer drives drunk, then punches man in the face.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2018, 8:32 AM

Trump to meet Kim Jong Un in New York City?

Report suggests Trump administration officials hoping for second face-to-face meeting with North Korean leader - this time in New York.David Rosenberg, 7/2/2018, 1:59 PM

Democrat who upset NY incumbent accused Israel of ‘massacre’

Progressive candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who defeated incumbent NY Rep. Joe Crowley, accused Israel of 'massacring' Gaza protesters.JTA, 6/27/2018, 6:53 PM

Watch: Israeli Chabad Hasid saves NYC man's life

Member of Chabad movement performs CPR on African American man who collapsed in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.David Rosenberg, 6/21/2018, 4:39 PM

Jewish man sues NYC daycare for banning son's Star of David

Russian-American Jew takes Manhattan daycare center to court over refusal to allow his son to wear Jewish symbol, citing 'safety issues'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2018, 7:59 AM

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo puts mezuzah in Governor's mansion

Governor Cuomo receives mezuzah from Jewish school, places it at entrance to official residence in state capital of Albany.David Rosenberg, 6/18/2018, 11:52 AM

Yeshiva student in serious condition after Catskills crash

Car flips over in Catskills, injuring students from Satmar yeshiva. One student in serious condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2018, 10:53 AM

NY councilman offers gender-separate beach day to Jews, Muslims

New York City councilman Chain Deutsch rents beach on Coney Island to host gender-separate swims for Orthodox Jewish, Muslim residents.JTA, 6/10/2018, 9:02 PM

New York: Four yeshiva students suffer burns in bungalow fire

Gas explosion injures yeshiva students celebrating their high school graduation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2018, 10:24 PM

New York: Pizza deliveryman discovered to be illegal immigrant

New York military base alerts immigration authorities after discovering pizza deliveryman to be illegal immigrant.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/8/2018, 8:05 AM

Israeli pop star Shiri Maimon to make Broadway debut

Following performance in Times Square at March for Israel parade, Israeli singer announces Broadway debut.JTA, 6/5/2018, 7:50 AM

Watch: Times Square awash in blue and white for Israel gala

Following Celebrate Israel Parade in Manhattan, hundreds of thousands turn out in Times Square to mark 70 years since Israel's founding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2018, 8:15 AM

Security high for Israel Day Parade in New York City

More than 1,000 cops to secure annual Israel Day Parade in New York.JTA, 6/3/2018, 4:34 PM

NY woman filmed blasting Jewish community denies rant was racist

Shauntaye King, who last week berated Yossi Wolfe over his Jewish identity during a subway ride, denies anti-Jewish rant was bigoted.JTA, 6/1/2018, 1:46 PM

Sneak peek: Times Square to hold largest Israeli block party

Historic celebrations for Israel's 70th anniversary to take place in Manhattan next Sunday.Yoni Kempinski, 5/30/2018, 6:18 PM

Monsey man accidentally runs over, kills daughter

Hassidic community in Monsey devastated after toddler killed in tragic accident in front of family's home.David Rosenberg, 5/29/2018, 11:46 AM

Beacon school receives death threat

NY public school which held moment of silence for terrorists killed on Gaza border receives death threat in response.Gary Willig, 5/27/2018, 7:12 PM

NY hospital fires back at Hasidic group after allegations of ban

After Hasidic group claims it was singled out for ban by major NYC hospital, officials say claim is 'an outright falsehood'.Debra Nussbaum Cohen, 5/27/2018, 6:49 PM

NY hedge fund manager pleads guilty in massive fraud scandal

Hedge fund manager Murray Huberfeld pleads guilty in massive bribery scandal that reached all the way to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio.Tzvi Lev, 5/27/2018, 4:58 PM

Rabbinic org: Beacon School 'abandoned educational mission'

Coalition for Jewish Values hits NY public school that mandated 'moment of silence' for dead Gaza rioters. 'The school strengthened terror.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2018, 9:06 AM

NY parents win suit - to evict 30-year-old son

Parents of unemployed 30-year-old son win court bid to evict son from their home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2018, 9:35 AM

Security threat to 70th anniversary celebrations in New York

Security officials at NY Israeli consulate in forbids Foreign Ministry representatives to participate in celebration for fear of attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2018, 8:41 PM

NYC public school observes 'moment of silence' for Gaza rioters

Public high school draws criticism after asking students to pay tribute to Gaza rioters killed attempting to infiltrate into Israel.David Rosenberg, 5/21/2018, 9:27 AM

Betsy DeVos under fire for choice of schools to visit

US Sec of State Betsy visits 2 Orthodox schools and no public ones in New York City trip.JTA, 5/18/2018, 7:37 AM

New York Governor postpones trip to Israel

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo cites violence on Israel’s northern and southern borders in postponing planned Israel trip.Ben Ariel, 5/16/2018, 2:46 AM

NY Governor Cuomo plans solidarity mission to Israel

Following Iranian attack on Israel, NY Gov. Cuomo announces plans for 'solidarity and support' mission to Israel. 'We support Israel 100%.'David Rosenberg, 5/11/2018, 10:08 AM

Boy, 14, attacked outside yeshiva in New York

Teen attacked outside yeshiva in Queens.JTA, 5/9/2018, 3:11 PM

'Never again is now! Time to hold Iran deal backers accountable'

Republican nominee eyeing Senate seat once held by Hillary Clinton slams Iran nuke deal during Jerusalem visit. 'Never again is now!'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2018, 2:45 PM

Yeshiva student assaulted in Crown Heights

Orthodox Jew from Chabad-Lubavitch movement assaulted in Crown Heights, following 2 similar attacks in area in recent weeks.JTA, 5/2/2018, 2:07 PM

Families of 9/11 victims win billions in suit against Iran

Landmark ruling awards billions of dollars to relatives of 9/11 victims over Iranian aid to 9/11 plot.David Rosenberg, 5/2/2018, 10:26 AM

Thousands gather at Mets’ ballpark — for Jewish learning

Orthodox Union holds second annual 'Torah New York' in Mets Stadium in Queens.JTA, 5/1/2018, 7:43 AM

Israeli Consulate in NY briefly under lockdown

State of emergency briefly declared at Israeli Consulate in New York after a suspect aroused the suspicions of security personnel.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/27/2018, 8:34 PM

No hate crime indicated in Manhattan stabbing of Jewish man

Stabber charged with attempted murder, assault and weapon possession - but not with bias or hate crime.JTA, 4/26/2018, 2:13 AM

Orthodox Jewish man critically wounded in Manhattan stabbing

28-year-old Orthodox Jewish man in critical condition after being stabbed multiple times by FedEx employee in Manhattan.David Rosenberg, 4/24/2018, 8:54 AM

Anti-Semitic firefighter assigned to Borough Park?

Locals up in arms after NYC firefighter and son of ex-fire commissioner assigned to predominantly Orthodox Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn.David Rosenberg, 4/22/2018, 4:46 PM

Syracuse U permanently expels fraternity over anti-Semitic video

Fraternity permanently banned over video showing group's oath which included racist, anti-Semitic slurs.JTA, 4/22/2018, 3:55 PM

Seneca Nation celebrates Israel's Independence Day

Native American nation in New York celebrates with Israel in recognition of shared 'passion for freedom' and Israel's 'warrior spirit.'Gary Willig, 4/18/2018, 10:50 PM

Birthright founder gives middle finger to anti-Israel protesters

Watch: Michael Steinhardt, co-founder and major donor to Birthright Israel, gives silent response to anti-Israel protesters in NY.JTA, 4/17/2018, 7:44 AM

Jewish man assaulted in Crown Heights

Three African-Americans punch, kick, Jew walking in Crown Heights.JTA, 4/16/2018, 3:35 PM

Judge regrets releasing burglar who killed haredi couple

Judge says he wished he had incarcerated Zakiyyah Steward, who killed engaged Jewish couple in a fiery car crash while driving drunk.Tzvi Lev, 4/15/2018, 4:19 PM

Satmar Rebbe: They think we're like the Taliban

Rabbi Aharon Teitelbaum praises New York State Senator for preventing forcing of secular subjects on hasidic schools.Gary Willig, 4/13/2018, 12:26 PM

Car crash kills newly engaged haredi couple

Police arrest two drivers suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol.Haim Lev, 4/5/2018, 9:21 AM

Students at Quaker school defend teacher who said ‘Heil Hitler!’

Students and alumni at Manhattan school rally behind math teacher fired for jokingly making Nazi salute in class.JTA, 3/27/2018, 2:14 AM

Monsey resident mugged after evening prayers

Muggers armed with a gun and knife assault haredi man in Monsey - but are foiled by local volunteers.David Rosenberg, 2/26/2018, 11:04 AM

Swastikas scratched onto Brooklyn cars

Vandals scratch swastikas onto cars in BrooklynArutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2018, 12:32 PM

Israel's National Library brings 'largest-ever' display to NY

National Library of Israel brings rare, ancient manuscripts to New York University.JTA, 2/19/2018, 2:25 PM

Lawsuit: NY principal discriminated against Orthodox therapist

Orthodox Jewish woman employed as occupational therapist at NYC school claims she was discriminated against by principal.JTA, 2/15/2018, 10:53 PM

Hikind praises Facebook after Israel added as background option

NY assemblyman thanks Facebook for taking action after discovery that 'Palestine', but not Israel, listed for background profile options.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2018, 6:15 PM

Meet the haredi rabbi leading the fight against child abuse

Rabbi Yakov Horowitz, founder of Monsey-based Darchei Noam Yeshiva, visits Israel to promote awareness of child abuse.David Rosenberg, 2/2/2018, 10:15 AM

New York to hold statewide primary on Rosh Hashanah?

State legislator pushes to delay vote by two days so it doesn't conflict with Jewish holiday.JTA, 1/26/2018, 9:36 AM

Fire at Trump Tower

Reports of fire at Manhattan skyscraper and residence of President Trump and his family.David Rosenberg, 1/8/2018, 3:35 PM

Ancient art seized from philanthropist Michael Steinhardt

Authorities seize ancient art from home, office of philanthropist Michael Steinhardt.JTA, 1/8/2018, 8:34 AM

Millionaire socialite accused of anti-Semitic assault in NYC

Jacqueline Cooke, daughter of late owner of Washington Redskins, reportedly smashed glass purse on man's face, told him to 'hurry up, Jew.'JTA, 1/4/2018, 6:57 PM

Fire breaks out at Clintons' New York home

Fire breaks out at Westchester home of Bill and Hillary Clinton. No injuries reported.Ben Ariel, 1/3/2018, 11:36 PM