News and updates about NYC

NYC deputy mayor charges Washington Post with antisemitism

Deputy of NYC Mayor Eric Adams calls out Washington Post for article on wealthy Jews' advocacy for Israel.

NYC deputy mayor charges Washington Post with antisemitism

NYC kosher restaurant's window smashed after anti-Israel protest

Popular Rothschild TLV restaurant vandalized overnight after being targeted by anti-Israel protesters. Israeli-owned Nuts Factory also vandalized.

NYC kosher restaurant's window smashed after anti-Israel protest

NYC Mayor to Arutz Sheva:

'These are not protests, this is dangerous radicalization'

Mayor Adams discusses the challenges facing New York amid growing antisemitism on campuses. Special interview.

'These are not protests, this is dangerous radicalization'

What's safer? Jerusalem and Tel Aviv or NYC, Chicago and Frisco?

Urban Israelis let their children go out to play, shop in stores where things are not locked up, and enjoy life. What can you say about life in big city USA? Op-ed.

What's safer? Jerusalem and Tel Aviv or NYC, Chicago and Frisco?

Holocaust education:

In New York, private tours aim to combat antisemitism

The Museum of Jewish Heritage seeks to educate more college-age visitors about the Holocaust, starting with a private tour for CUNY students.

In New York, private tours aim to combat antisemitism

Graffiti at NY college: 'Hitler, please come back'

Queens College Hillel calls pro-Hitler graffiti a threat to student safety, demands action from administration.

Graffiti at NY college: 'Hitler, please come back'

New York:

Man who burned rabbi's home gets 25 years in prison

Matthew Karelefsky, arsonist with ‘kill rabbi’ tattoo sentenced to decades in prison for burning rabbi’s home.

Man who burned rabbi's home gets 25 years in prison

'Cornell is not safe for Jews'

A pamphlet sent to NYC students warns that Cornell University has become dangerously full of antisemitic incidents.

'Cornell is not safe for Jews'

NYC: Bereaved Jewish parents demand accountability

11-month-old Binyomin Kuravsky was killed by a faulty radiator — and now his parents demand accountability from the city.

NYC: Bereaved Jewish parents demand accountability

Watch:

Eric Adams' 4 words for anti-Israel protestors

Pro-Palestine protester confronts Eric Adams, NYC Mayor, accusing him of being 'complicit in the genocide of Palestinian children.' Listen to his reply.

Eric Adams' 4 words for anti-Israel protestors

New York anti-Israel group leader:

'Final blow to destroy Israel'

The People’s Forum (TPF) executive director Manolo De Los Santos refuses to apologize after being accused of Nazi-like rhetoric in calling for erasure of Israel 'from history.'

'Final blow to destroy Israel'

Anti-Israel protestors target NYC cancer hospital

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan targeted by anti-Israel protestors. 'Make sure they hear you, they're in the windows,' says protest leader.

Anti-Israel protestors target NYC cancer hospital

Who blocked NYC bridges?

Anti-Israel protestors were Jewish Ivy grads

New York Post investigation reveals identities of the privileged elite who shut down Manhattan bridges, Holland Tunnel to protest Israel's war against Hamas.

Anti-Israel protestors were Jewish Ivy grads

Anti-Israel protestors block 3 NYC bridges, tunnel

About 200 demonstrators block Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge, and Holland Tunnel to call for end of Israeli military action in Gaza.

Anti-Israel protestors block 3 NYC bridges, tunnel

Antisemitic vandalism soars in NYC

Antisemitic property crimes have risen by 85% since the Oct. 7th massacre.

Antisemitic vandalism soars in NYC

500 drone show calling to bring hostages home to light up NYC

'Lights for Liberty' show to use drones to illuminate sky near Satue of Liberty with messages demanding release of all Hamas hostages.

500 drone show calling to bring hostages home to light up NYC

'Adolf was right,' 'gas the Jews' written on NYC subway train

New York City subway system has seen multiple calls to exterminated Jews in graffiti form since October 7 massacre.

'Adolf was right,' 'gas the Jews' written on NYC subway train

NYC:

Charges dropped after lawmaker brings gun to anti-Israel protest

Jewish NYC lawmaker Inna Vernikov cleared of criminal charge after bringing ‘inoperable’ gun to pro-Palestinian protest.

Charges dropped after lawmaker brings gun to anti-Israel protest

Chabad man stabbed in antisemitic attack in NYC

The man was taking a walk Friday night when he was accosted by two males and asked about his Jewish identity.

Chabad man stabbed in antisemitic attack in NYC

NYC changes school calendar to accommodate last days of Passover

Last 2 days of Passover will now be days off at NYC public schools next year.

NYC changes school calendar to accommodate last days of Passover

World’s oldest Hebrew Bible will be publicly displayed in NYC

Codex Sassoon, the world's oldest nearly-complete Hebrew Bible, can be viewed by appointment in NYC.

World’s oldest Hebrew Bible will be publicly displayed in NYC

NYC park building vandalized with swastika, antisemitic graffiti

Officials remove hateful graffiti from Bayside, Queens park after police investigation.

NYC park building vandalized with swastika, antisemitic graffiti

Fox weatherman beat up by teens on NYC train

The group had just lit an elderly man's hair on fire with a joint when Adam Klotz stepped in for him - to his detriment.

Fox weatherman beat up by teens on NYC train

Watch: 'One antisemitic incident every 33 hours in NYC'

Out of the 194 antisemitic attacks since Trump's departure, just 2 perpetrators have served jail time.

Watch: 'One antisemitic incident every 33 hours in NYC'

Threat to NYC Jewish community foiled

NYPD commissioner says threat to Jewish community has been foiled.

Threat to NYC Jewish community foiled

New York crime Isn’t Mind Over Matter

I am not falling for Hochul’s mind games. She cannot change facts on the ground I walk on..NYC is crime ridden, filthy, threatening. Op-ed.

New York crime Isn’t Mind Over Matter

NYC announces no more snow days

Public schools in New York to hold classes online instead of cancelling school when there is too much snow to travel.

NYC announces no more snow days

Polio discovered in NYC sewage points to local spread of virus

Discovery described as alarming by New York State health officials.

Polio discovered in NYC sewage points to local spread of virus

Watch: Martial artist reacts to taking down NYC attacker

An MMA practitioner tells Fox News how his martial arts skills allowed him to pin down an out-of-control homeless man attacking bystanders.

Watch: Martial artist reacts to taking down NYC attacker

NY former hate crimes czar is now teaching the Holocaust.

Deborah Lauter, NY’s former hate crimes czar, says, ''Never Again' means giving teachers the skills to make it relevant for students today.'

NY former hate crimes czar is now teaching the Holocaust.

'Laughingstock' - Teen out on bail after choking police officer

A 16-year-old who assaulted an officer in the NYC subway was freed on bail despite his criminal record.

'Laughingstock' - Teen out on bail after choking police officer

Charges dropped for NYC shop owner who stabbed attacker to death

Charges were dropped following a public outcry on behalf of concerned citizens worried about their city's safety.

Charges dropped for NYC shop owner who stabbed attacker to death

New exhibit uses personal objects to tell story of the Holocaust

NYC’s Holocaust museum uses personal objects to tell the story of lives lived and lost.

New exhibit uses personal objects to tell story of the Holocaust

Massive brawl breaks out on Carnival cruise ship

Dozens scuffle on a Carnival cruise ship about to dock in NYC, leading security to call Coast Guard.

Massive brawl breaks out on Carnival cruise ship

Hate crime in NYC:

18-yr old charged for attacking Jewish man walking to synagogue

Shabbat attack in Williamsburg being tried as hate crime after brazen assault leaves victim with severe injuries.

18-yr old charged for attacking Jewish man walking to synagogue

Watch: Violent thug assaults woman in NYC as onlookers watch

In the meantime, subway posters tell riders that 'It's OK' to do drugs and the governor is busy authorizing 'genderless' driver's licenses.

Watch: Violent thug assaults woman in NYC as onlookers watch

NYC's Rep. Maloney mixes up name of iconic deli

‘Grassroots’ or ‘Greengrass’? Upper West Side appetizing shop is ensnared in Maloney-Nadler matchup.

NYC's Rep. Maloney mixes up name of iconic deli

NYC: Jewish restaurant owner holds gun buyback event

Junior’s, NYC’s iconic Jewish cheesecake emporium, buys back guns to protect the city it loves.

NYC: Jewish restaurant owner holds gun buyback event

Watch: Thousands take part in 'Celebrate Israel' parade in NYC

Chants of 'Am Yisrael Chai' as crowds march down the streets of New York in celebration of Israel.

Watch: Thousands take part in 'Celebrate Israel' parade in NYC

Disturbing:

Russian TV hosts giggle discussing nuclear strike on NYC

Military analysts on Russian TV burst into laughter while pondering the catastrophic damage of a nuclear strike on NYC.

Russian TV hosts giggle discussing nuclear strike on NYC

NYC still honoring 2 French Nazi collaborators

New York City removed statues of former US presidents, but left plaques honoring two French Nazi collaborators in its Canyon of Heroes. Why?

NYC still honoring 2 French Nazi collaborators

Can drones make NYC safer?

An Israeli company and its Brooklyn partner pitch innovative idea to NYC's Mayor Adams.

Can drones make NYC safer?

Why is this man targeting homeless in NYC?

Authorities in NYC and Washington, D.C. released footage of the gunman they believe has shot five homeless people, killing two.

Why is this man targeting homeless in NYC?

Rise in Hate Crimes:

NYC leaders suggest tools to fight antisemitism

NYC saw 3 times as many antisemitic hate crimes in January 2022 compared to the same period a year ago, prompting concern from lawmakers.

NYC leaders suggest tools to fight antisemitism

NY: Statewide indoor mask mandate to be lifted for some settings

The lifting of the mandate would apply to indoor settings such as grocery stores, shops and offices, but not hospitals and schools.

NY: Statewide indoor mask mandate to be lifted for some settings

NYC Council member apologizes for comparing vax mandate to Nazis

'This isn't Nazi Germany,' says Queens Republican in criticism of vaccine mandates she later walked back.

NYC Council member apologizes for comparing vax mandate to Nazis

Eric Adams sworn in as NYC's second Black mayor

Holding a photograph of his deceased mother, Eric Adams takes oath as NYC's second Black mayor.

Eric Adams sworn in as NYC's second Black mayor

New NYC comptroller to encourage secular studies in yeshivas

Brad Lander, NYC’s next comptroller, says he will push Orthodox yeshivas to teach secular subjects.

New NYC comptroller to encourage secular studies in yeshivas

NYC Mayor-elect Eric Adams: We know what the Rebbe did for us

At menorah lighting, NYC Mayor-elect Eric Adams shares Chanukah message of hope, says, ‘We NYers know what the Rebbe did for us.’

NYC Mayor-elect Eric Adams: We know what the Rebbe did for us

Chabad photographer captures NYC skyline

Dov Hechtman sets out on a special flight above Manhattan and returns with 30 moments of the skyline.

Chabad photographer captures NYC skyline

Thomas Jefferson statue to be removed a gift from Jewish officer

Statue which has stood at council’s chambers for over a century was commissioned by Uriah Phillips Levy, a lifelong Jefferson fan.

Thomas Jefferson statue to be removed a gift from Jewish officer

Watch: Anti-vaxxer protesters trash NYC testing center

A group protesting NYC's vaccine mandate attacked a COVID-19 testing station in Union Square.

Watch: Anti-vaxxer protesters trash NYC testing center

Some NYC Jewish teachers seeking exemption from vaccine mandate

Some Jewish teachers in New York City are trying to secure exemptions from the city's sweeping vaccine mandate based on religious objections

Some NYC Jewish teachers seeking exemption from vaccine mandate

Man arrested in NYC subway station with 300 rounds of ammunition

Plainclothes subway cops nab man seen acting suspiciously who was allegedly carrying a homemade gun and over 300 rounds of ammunition.

Man arrested in NYC subway station with 300 rounds of ammunition

Watch: NYC fires unvaccinated medical workers, shortages follow

NY hospitals began firing or suspending healthcare employees for defying state orders to receive the vaccine.

Watch: NYC fires unvaccinated medical workers, shortages follow

Federal court blocks vaccine mandate for NYC schools

A U.S. court blocked a NYC ruling requiring teachers and staff to be vaccinated with at least the 1st dose of the COVID vaccine.

Federal court blocks vaccine mandate for NYC schools

NYC cop arrested for vandalizing Jewish camp on Rosh Hashanah

Suspect faces two counts of burglary and two counts of criminal mischief.

NYC cop arrested for vandalizing Jewish camp on Rosh Hashanah

Kosher restaurants fear losing customers over NY vaccine mandate

As New York City vaccine mandate goes into effect, kosher restaurants fear losing customers - or getting fined for non-compliance.

Kosher restaurants fear losing customers over NY vaccine mandate

Suburban NYC Jewish community raises $1 million in Haiti aid

Local Jewish NYC nonprofits donating a million dollars worth of goods in two containers to Haitians in critical need of help.

Suburban NYC Jewish community raises $1 million in Haiti aid

US rep. calls for investigation into Jew-hatred in NYC schools

New York rep. Lee Zeldin urges action after learning of a group of NYC teachers spreading anti-Israel material in their classrooms.

US rep. calls for investigation into Jew-hatred in NYC schools