New York police to be trained how to recognize hate crimes

Amid spike in anti-Semitic incidents, new law passed requiring that officers be trained to recognize hate crimes.Ben Sales, JTA, 11/26/2019, 3:05 PM

Candidate who targeted haredim fails in Rockland County

Haredi residents of Rockland County felt that district attorney candidate Michael Diederich targeted them in his campaign.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/8/2019, 9:10 PM

De Blasio says 'something doesn't fit' on Epstein's death

Watch criminal defense attorney David Bruno discuss the evidence in the investigation on Jeffrey Epstein's death., 11/2/2019, 5:48 PM

Plane malfunction causes passengers to celebrate holiday in US

El Al Flight 008 from New York to Israel cancelled due to a technical glitch and will only take off after the holiday.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/20/2019, 5:39 PM

Boy, 8, descendant of Hasidic rebbe, dies in NY boating accident

Descendant of Skverer Rebbe visiting from Israel dies when boat capsizes during Sukkot trip in Haverstraw Bay Park in Rockland County.Marcy Oster/JTA, 10/20/2019, 1:40 PM

In Tel Aviv, 200 protest Naama Issachar's sentence

Protesters call to 'free Naama' at two simultaneous demonstrations in New York and Tel Aviv.Hezki Baruch, 10/19/2019, 9:01 PM

Fire breaks out in 770

Fire began in closet for emergency lights' battery, reports say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2019, 10:32 PM

New York: Jewish boy in critical condition after being attacked

'Emotionally disturbed' man picks up Jewish boy and throws him to the ground in unprovoked assault.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2019, 1:24 PM

"Anti-Semitic graffiti" at NY Holocaust memorial

Material and graffiti described as hateful and anti-Semitic discovered at Holocaust memorial in White Plains, NY on the eve of Yom Kippur.Marcy Oster, JTA, 10/10/2019, 2:52 PM

Anti-Semitic hate crimes in NYC up significantly in 2019

Number of anti-Jewish hate crimes recorded by NYPD since January rises to 311, compared to 250 during same period in 2018.Ben Sales, JTA, 10/7/2019, 7:17 AM

Anti-Semitic graffiti found in New York high school

Hate-filled graffiti found inside Westchester County high school for the second time in one month. Governor Cuomo orders probe.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/29/2019, 10:04 PM

New York salutes IDF soldiers

$37 million raised for IDF soldiers at FIDF National Gala, ‘A Night of Heroes.’Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2019, 10:16 AM

New Jersey man indicted on charges of supporting Hezbollah

42-year-old allegedly surveilled dozens of iconic New York City locations and provided Hezbollah with detailed information about them.Elad Benari, 9/20/2019, 12:12 AM

Williamsburg: Thugs attack Jewish man

Three youths of color attack hasidic Jew, steal his phone.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2019, 7:47 AM

From New York to the polls and back

Zerach and Rachel Greenfeld buy round-trip ticket from NY just to vote in Israeli elections. "So that the kids know what's important."Shimon Cohen, 9/17/2019, 1:07 PM

Swastikas found in Rockland County

Governor Andrew Cuomo orders investigation after swastikas found carved at Starbucks location in Nyack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2019, 12:29 AM

Jewish man, son stabbed outside NY synagogue

Jewish man, teenage son stabbed with box-cutter outside synagogue in Brooklyn, New York.Marcy Oster/JTA, 9/3/2019, 7:00 PM

Playground at private NYC club hit with anti-Semitic graffiti

'Heil Hitler', swastikas, and 'gas chamber' painted at playground of private beach club in Queens.Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/2/2019, 12:56 PM

Dani Dayan: 'Anti-Semitic attacks in NYC became a plague'

Dani Dayan, Israeli Consul in NY, speaks with rabbi who was brutally attacked in Crown Heights, demands 'zero tolerance.'Ido Ben Porat, 8/30/2019, 9:27 AM

New York rabbi drowns after jumping in lake to save child

Body of New York rabbi found a day after he jumped into an upstate lake to save one of his children from drowning.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 8/21/2019, 2:05 AM

Anti-Semitic flyers found in New York neighborhood

Dozens of anti-Semitic flyers found in Queens, New York.Marcy Oster, JTA, 8/18/2019, 9:39 PM

Three suspicious packages found in downtown New York

New York police declare suspicious packages safe, investigates whether they were left behind.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2019, 5:04 PM

Rochester community to develop olive grove in Lower Galilee

Members of Rochester NY Jewish community to develop olive grove in Lower Galilee hoping to start new trend in Diaspora Jewish Communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2019, 10:12 PM

Brooklyn Jewish school installs bullet-resistant doors

Crown Heights school installs bullet-resistant classroom doors in wake of mass shootings.Sam Sokol, JTA, 8/13/2019, 7:47 AM

Can Satmar Hasidim save Bill de Blasio's campaign?

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio launches Yiddish fundraising campaign, look to raise much needed funds from Satmar Hasidic community.Ben Sales, JTA, 8/9/2019, 7:22 AM

Watch: Mass panic in Times Square over fears of shooting

Backfiring vehicle motor prompts thousands to flee Times Square in New York after pedestrians mistake sound for gunshots.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2019, 12:33 PM

Watch: New York couple's anti-Semitic rant goes viral

Couple in the Catskills verbally assault Jewish man in lengthy - and vulgar - anti-Semitic rant.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2019, 3:31 PM

Century-old synagogue to be turned into college student housing

108-year-old synagogue is becoming apartments for Syracuse University studentsBen Sales, JTA, 7/30/2019, 9:21 AM

NY officials who tried to keep out Hasidic Jews sued

Federal lawsuit filed against town and county officials who have worked to block Hasidic development, hoping to prevent haredi influx.Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/28/2019, 7:00 PM

Watch: Queens subway flooded

Rushing water breaks through wall at a Queens subway station, knocking one rider onto his backGary Willig, 7/18/2019, 10:52 PM

New York raises smoking age from 18 to 21

In effort to 'stop cigarettes and e-cigarettes from getting into the hands of young people,' NY Gov. Cuomo signs bill to raise smoking age.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2019, 12:39 PM

NY pol: They are trying to take our First Amendment rights

Former New York State Congresswoman Claudia Tenney recalls words of Holocaust survivor: 'Thou shalt not be a bystander.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2019, 5:33 PM

NY GOP chief: It's a dark time in our country

'We have members of congress perpetuating anti-Semitism,' warns chief of New York GOP. AOC should visit Yad Vashem before running her mouth.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2019, 10:14 AM

Hasidic man beaten, robbed in Catskills

Orthodox Jewish man walking to synagogue suffers broken nose and facial trauma during mugging in the Catskills.David Rosenberg, 7/15/2019, 8:10 AM

Jeffrey Epstein gave $50,000 to UJA-Federation in 2017

Disgraced New York financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein donated tens of thousands of dollars to local Jewish federation.Ben Sales, JTA, 7/14/2019, 5:18 PM

Restaurant reviewer skewers Israeli eatery for $24 tomato dish

Israeli chef says he received anti-Semitic hate mail after critical restaurant review was published.Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/9/2019, 8:20 AM

Jeffrey Epstein arrested on new sex-trafficking charges

Billionaire New York financier Jeffrey Epstein, already a listed sex offender, arrested over new sex-trafficking chargesMarcy Oster, JTA, 7/7/2019, 8:16 PM

New York schoolteacher praises Hitler in yearbook

Yearbooks at upstate New York school recalled after teacher found to be praising Adolf Hitler in yearbook quote.Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/2/2019, 7:21 AM

Watch: NY governor Cuomo visits Western Wall tunnels

Andrew Cuomo and his daughters visited the Western Wall and the tunnels, accompanied by Israeli consul Danny Dayan.Ido Ben Porat, 6/28/2019, 1:00 PM

New York adoptees can now access their birth certificates

NY Assembly passes legislation to enable adoptees to access birth certificate. 'Knowing who we are and where we come from is crucial.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2019, 8:08 AM

Hotovely prays at tomb of Lubavitcher Rebbe

Deputy Foreign Minister prays at tomb of Lubavitcher Rebbe after speaking at Jerusalem Post conference and before returning to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2019, 2:05 AM

Pennsylvania man arrested following mysterious blaze in Brooklyn

Man suspected of arson attack targeting Brooklyn rabbi arrested after fire leaves 13 injured, including 6-week-old baby.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/16/2019, 10:59 PM

Was Brooklyn fire an arson attack on local rabbi?

13 injured, 1 critically, as fire destroys three buildings in predominantly Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn, with signs of possible arson.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2019, 3:15 PM

Amid measles outbreak, NY bans religious vaccination exemptions

With measles outbreak disproportionately affecting Orthodox Jewish community, lawmakers vote to ban religious exemptions for vaccinations.AFP, 6/14/2019, 8:29 AM

Here’s what we know about Orthodox vaccination rates in NY

NY officials say measles outbreak concentrated in Orthodox Jewish areas, blaming low immunization rates. But are other factors to blame?Ben Sales, JTA, 6/10/2019, 7:14 AM

Man arrested over plot to attack Times Square

Man arrested after discussing purchasing explosives with the intention of detonating them in New York's Times Square.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/8/2019, 12:00 AM

New York suffering 'anti-Semitism crisis,' Council speaker says

New York police report near doubling of hate crimes in 2019. Nearly two-thirds are anti-Semitic.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/1/2019, 10:16 PM

‘Hitler is coming’ posted on NYC Jewish Children’s Museum

Note reading 'Hitler is coming' posted on comments board at Crown Heights Jewish children's museum.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/31/2019, 2:27 PM

One of Manhattan's last Judaica shops is closing

Manhattan is losing one of its last Judaica stores. J. Levine, which has been in business for 130 years, will soon be closing.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 5/29/2019, 7:28 AM

Dozens of haredi passengers sue El Al

Haredi passengers stranded in Athens in November sue El Al for damages. El Al: We operate in accordance with the law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2019, 11:01 AM

Starbucks facing lawsuits for use of pesticides

Plaintiffs file two lawsuits claiming Starbucks endangered customers in NY stores, fired staff who complained.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2019, 12:08 PM

Brooklyn: New harassment victim steps forward

After hasidic teens harassed in Brooklyn, new victim comes forward as well.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2019, 10:57 AM

NY Dem slams 'unacceptable' harassment of Brooklyn Jewish teens

Dov Hikind says anti-Semitism in New York reaching tipping point after men yell 'Allahu Akbar,' pro-Hitler chants at Hasidic children.Gary Willig, 5/19/2019, 9:17 AM

New York man convicted of supporting Hezbollah

Jury convicts New York man of Lebanese origin of providing material support to Hezbollah terrorist organization.Elad Benari, 5/17/2019, 4:36 AM

Six people - including 4 kids - killed in NYC blaze

Apartment fire kills six, including four children, in Harlem, in Manhattan.David Rosenberg, 5/8/2019, 11:09 AM

New York: Number of hate crimes aimed at Jews rises

In 2019, more than half of reported hate crimes were anti-Jewish, says NYPD.Laura E. Adkins, JTA, 5/3/2019, 7:56 AM

Days after Poway, man harasses and lunges at Chabad rabbi in NY

Chabad rabbi harassed on Manhattan street by man who lunged at him, hurling anti-Semitic slurs.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 5/1/2019, 8:13 AM