NY Mayor de Blasio considering curfew amidst George Floyd protests

New York mayor says he is discussing imposing curfew as city faces protests, looting, attacks on police during anti-racism demonstrations.Gary Willig, Monday, 7:09 PM

Flying from NY to Israel during coronavirus

Photographer Shahar Azran decided to fly from NY to Israel. How was the process? How is isolation maintained? What are feelings in NY?Yoni Kempinski, 5/28/2020, 9:41 AM

Cemeteries struggling to cope with number of Covid-19 victims in New York City

At epidemic's peak, a New Yorker was dying every two minutes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2020, 11:00 PM

'Being a Republican in NY is like being an Israeli soldier in the Six Day War'

New York state assemblywoman tells Jewish audience being a Republican in NYC is like being an Israeli soldier during the Six Day War.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/24/2020, 9:55 PM

Limited religious services may be allowed by Shavuot, NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo says

New York's governor says state might permit small-scale gatherings for religious services by Shavuot.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 5/18/2020, 7:39 AM

Watch: Cuomo takes coronavirus test in front of the cameras

New York Governor demonstrates how easy it is to take the coronavirus test.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2020, 4:05 AM

Half of all US plasma donors are Orthodox Jews, expert says

After overwhelming New York's blood banks, Orthodox Jewish COVID-19 survivors begin flocking to Delaware, Philadelphia, to donate plasma.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2020, 5:29 PM

2 arrested for allegedly ripping face masks off Jews in Brooklyn

Couple shouts anti-Semitic slurs at group of hasidic Jews, tries to rip face masks off several men.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/12/2020, 8:29 AM

New York's 'patient zero': 'It's as if three weeks of my life completely disappeared'

Jewish attorney at center of COVID-19 outbreak in New York area still has no idea how he got it.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/12/2020, 8:13 AM

Cuomo: Several regions outside NYC could reopen their economies this weekend

New York Governor says regions of the state could reopen after meeting criteria related to hospitalizations and coronavirus testing.Elad Benari, 5/12/2020, 6:36 AM

NYC Mayor won't delete controversial tweet on Jewish community

Bill de Blasio says deleting controversial tweet related to the Jewish community would turn the saga into “a new story”.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2020, 12:33 AM

Watch: New York Governor Cuomo holds coronavirus briefing

Watch coverage as New York Governor Andrew Cuomo makes an announcement on coronavirus relief efforts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2020, 7:10 PM

New York public schools will not reopen this year

New York Governor says public schools will not resume in-person teaching for the remainder of the year due to the coronavirus pandemic.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/1/2020, 9:51 PM

Watch: Jewish New Yorkers respond to Blasio

Jews from New York respond to the mayor's tweets which "singled out the Jewish community"Arutz Sheva, 5/1/2020, 5:49 PM

President Rivlin expresses solidarity with New York

Israeli President speaks with New York Governor Cuomo, thanks governor for his commitment to New York Jewish community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2020, 7:44 PM

New York outlines reopening strategy

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo: State will obey CDC recommendation not to reopen until state and regional hospitalization rates see 14 day decline.Mordechai Sones, 4/27/2020, 4:35 PM

New York state could reopen after May 15

Governor Andrew Cuomo says manufacturing and construction could restart in mid-May following coronavirus lockdown.Elad Benari, 4/27/2020, 1:09 AM

Five Towns rabbis: Ban on public prayers still in force

Over 50 New York rabbis publish joint letter urging community to continue praying at home, cease attending illegal public prayer gatherings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2020, 11:39 PM

NY man charged for harassing Jews over coronavirus

30-year-old Queens man indicted on counts of intimidation and harassment over two confrontations in New Jersey.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/23/2020, 7:59 PM

Two New York cats test positive for coronavirus

Two pet cats in New York state test positive for COVID-19, likely contracted it from people in their households or neighborhoods.Elad Benari, 4/23/2020, 3:12 AM

Hasidic Jew leads effort to fight coronavirus

Chaim Lebovits of Monsey encourages Jews who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate their blood plasma and help others battling the virus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2020, 11:30 PM

NY Celebrate Israel parade is called off

Annual parade in support of Israel in Manhattan cancelled as New York City bans public events through June.Shira Hanau/JTA, 4/20/2020, 8:17 PM

Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Noach Dear dies from coronavirus

66-year-old Justice Noach Dear remembered as a "good man and a friend to all".Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/20/2020, 1:52 AM

New York: At-home deaths over 10 times usual can be 'reasonably' assumed to be coronavirus

Brooklyn hasidic neighborhoods see spike in at-home deaths during coronavirus crisis.Ben Sales, JTA, 4/18/2020, 9:07 PM

861 die of coronavirus in UK in 1 day

Curfews in the UK, New York extended 3 weeks as coronavirus death toll mounts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2020, 9:10 PM

Cuomo: The worst of coronavirus is over

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo provides coronavirus update, says worst is over if New Yorkers follow health guidelines.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2020, 7:05 PM

New York: Deceased buried on second day of Yom Tov

Under guidance of rabbis, deceased COVID-19 victims in NY haredi community brought for burial on second day of Yom Tov for Diaspora.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2020, 10:17 AM

Cuomo: Mayor doesn't have authority to reopen schools

New York Governor Cuomo blasts NYC Mayor de Blasio for saying schools will reopen in September. 'He didn't close them, he can't reopen.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2020, 9:32 PM

Where will New York unclaimed coronavirus victims be buried?

Aerial footage shows mass grave in New York City, where unclaimed coronavirus victims are being buried.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/10/2020, 10:40 AM

US lights up in blue, in honor of healthcare workers fighting coronavirus

Across the US, cities illuminate buildings in blue to honor healthcare workers on the front lines fighting coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/10/2020, 9:48 AM

New York reports new single-day record coronavirus deaths

New York state records 779 deaths in one day and now has the most coronavirus cases in the world.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/8/2020, 9:15 PM

New York Governor urges Jews to refrain from holding large religious gatherings

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo: I understand the Jewish Orthodox community but now is not the time for large religious gatherings.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 4/8/2020, 6:26 AM

Fighting for the rights of Jews in New York

Arutz Sheva speaks with NY Republican candidate for Congress Cindy Grosz about politics in days of coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2020, 9:45 AM

More than 8,500 Passover meals delivered to vulnerable New Yorkers

UJA-Federation of New York providing more than 8,500 free Passover seder meals and kits to most impacted New York households.Nitsan Keidar, 4/7/2020, 3:07 AM

New York: Tiger tests positive for coronavirus

Tiger at Bronx Zoo tests positive for new coronavirus. It is believed the tiger was infected by a zoo employee.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2020, 12:59 AM

'Afraid the angel of death will knock on the window'

40 Jews from haredi neighborhoods in NY pass away over past 2 days amid coronavirus outbreak.Ben Shaul, 4/5/2020, 12:20 PM

Brooklyn landlord waives rent for hundreds as goodwill gesture

Brooklyn landlord decides to cancel rent for nearly 300 renters in his 18 apartment buildings in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.Eitan Divinsky, 4/4/2020, 11:36 PM

New York hate crime legislation named after Monsey victim

Governor Andrew Cuomo announces he is renaming proposed state hate crime legislation in honor of Monsey stabbing victim who died on Sunday.Elad Benari, 3/31/2020, 1:00 AM

CDC issues travel advisory for three US states

Travel advisory gives governors discretion to implement it, does not include essential employees.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2020, 1:26 PM

New York State on Pause order extended through Passover

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo: You worship the way you can, but the gatherings are just not a good idea.Ben Ariel, 3/30/2020, 1:17 AM

Trump decides against quarantine in coronavirus 'hotspots'

US President backs away from calling for a quarantine in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, calls for "strong Travel Advisory" instead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2020, 4:22 AM

Virus cases swamp hospitals in US epicenter New York

New York isn't yet choosing who gets the last ventilator, but bodies are still piling up.Thomas Urbain, AFP, 3/27/2020, 12:05 PM

Watch: Streets of New York are empty

Streets known to be busy are quiet following Covid-19 restrictions on movement in the public sphere.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2020, 10:48 AM

New York Governor: We're headed in the right direction

Andrew Cuomo says social distancing appears to be slowing the spread of the coronavirus in New York.Ben Ariel, 3/26/2020, 3:39 AM

Individuals leaving New York asked to self-quarantine

Trump administration advising individuals leaving New York to self-quarantine for 14 days to avoid potentially spreading coronavirus.Ben Ariel, 3/25/2020, 12:45 AM

New York: Financial aid for Passover preparations

UJA-Federation of NY announces more than $23 million in grants and loans in response to COVID-19.Nitsan Keidar, 3/24/2020, 5:06 AM

Cuomo orders nonessential workers to stay home

New York Governor announces that all workers in nonessential businesses are required to stay home in order to fight coronavirus.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/20/2020, 9:10 PM

New York Mayor declares state of emergency

Mayor Bill de Blasio signs order halving number of people permitted in restaurants as confirmed cases of coronavirus double in NYC.Gary Willig, 3/12/2020, 10:58 PM

29 coronavirus cases recorded at New York Jewish school

Administrators at SAR Academy say they know of 29 confirmed cases of coronavirus, including faculty, students and staff.Ben Ariel and JTA, 3/11/2020, 2:59 AM

Anxiety aboard US cruise ship as NY declares coronavirus emergency

No word when Grand Princess will be able to dock in California, after 21 people aboard test positive for coronavirus.Jocelyne Zablit, AFP, 3/8/2020, 12:02 AM

SAR closed due to coronavirus - but its students are still learning

How one New York school switched to online learning during its coronavirus closure.Ben Sales, JTA, 3/7/2020, 10:37 PM

New York rabbi tests positive for coronavirus

Rabbi Reuven Fink, who serves congregation in New Rochelle and teaches two courses at Yeshiva University, tests positive for COVID-19.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 3/6/2020, 8:00 PM

Five more relatives of New York Jewish man test positive for coronavirus

Five members of Jewish family from New Rochelle, New York, test positive for COVID-19, bring total number of cases in New York to 11.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2020, 12:33 AM

New York synagogue halts services due to possible coronavirus exposures

Coronavirus triggers closures, mass quarantines for New York Jewish community.Laura E. Adkins, JTA, 3/4/2020, 7:57 AM

NY Jewish school closed over suspected Coronavirus case

SAR Academy announces 'precautionary closure' over a suspected case of Coronavirus infection in the community.Marcy Oster/JTA, 3/3/2020, 6:04 PM

NY Gov. Cuomo proposes unprecedented domestic terrorism law

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposes first-in-nation domestic terrorism law.Laura E. Adkins, JTA, 2/28/2020, 2:55 PM

Terror returns: 19 JCCs receive bomb threats, Cuomo says

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says 19 Jewish Community Centers across the US have received email bomb threats recently.Marcy Oster/JTA, 2/24/2020, 6:01 PM