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Thousands sing 'Am Yisrael Chai' in Times Square

Jewish youths from all over the world gather at Chabad youth event in New York.

Thousands sing 'Am Yisrael Chai' in Times Square

Suspect arrested over antisemitic assault

Police arrest 29-year-old suspect who allegedly called a man a "dirty Jew" before bashing him in the head with a baseball bat on Staten Island.

Suspect arrested over antisemitic assault

NYPD reports 31 antisemitic crimes in January

Since the start of October, there have been 193 antisemitic incidents in New York City.

NYPD reports 31 antisemitic crimes in January

Anti-Israel prof. fired from Cooper Union

Shellyne Rodriguez, who previously threatened a reporter with a machete, fired from Cooper Union college after posting image of poster for pro-Israel event overlaid with cockroaches.

Anti-Israel prof. fired from Cooper Union

'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'

'Long-live Hamas' chanted at pro-Houthi NYC protest

Hundreds protest US retaliatory strikes on Houthis. Protestors rip down posters of Israeli hostages, chant 'from the river to the sea, Yeen will be free.'

'Long-live Hamas' chanted at pro-Houthi NYC protest

Sen. Schumer rallys with freed hostage in NYC

Senator Chuck Schumer and New York Gov. Kathy Hochul joined a rally of 2500 people in New York City calling for the release of the hostages.

Sen. Schumer rallys with freed hostage in NYC

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

Muslim boxer takes down Israeli flag in Union Square cafe

Boxer and social media influencer Adam Saleh took down the flag while chanting 'Free Palestine' and repeating Hamas talking points.

Muslim boxer takes down Israeli flag in Union Square cafe

Antisemitic crimes fall to 31 in December, still double 2022

Antisemitic hate crimes fall from over 60 in October and November to 31 in December in sign post-Octiber 7 wave may be waning.

Antisemitic crimes fall to 31 in December, still double 2022

Anti-Israel protesters cause delays at JFK Airport

Anti-Israel protesters yell inflammatory chants, stop traffic and cause chaos at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Anti-Israel protesters cause delays at JFK Airport

Anti-Israel protesters shut down entrance to World Trade Center

Pro-Palestinian Arab protesters wave PLO flags and chant "Free Palestine" during latest anti-Israel demonstration.

Anti-Israel protesters shut down entrance to World Trade Center

NYC kosher restaurant attacked for 2nd time in 4 days

Following 'soup Nazi' incident, 2nd woman assaults employee at Manhattan Hummus Kitchen. Owner: 'City not doing anything to protect us.'

NYC kosher restaurant attacked for 2nd time in 4 days

NYPD tells son of Elie Wiesel to put away Israel flag at protest

Elisha Wiesel, son of Nobel Peace Prize-winning Holocaust survivor, surrounded by mask-wearing anti-Israel activists at Penn Station.

NYPD tells son of Elie Wiesel to put away Israel flag at protest

Anti-Israel protesters march through NYC, disrupt traffic

The protesters were seen holding PLO flags and anti-Israel signs.

Anti-Israel protesters march through NYC, disrupt traffic

'Soup Nazi' throws chairs at NYC kosher restaurant

Woman throws soup at Manhattan restaurant employee filming her going on antisemitic tirade after seeing US-Israeli flag.

'Soup Nazi' throws chairs at NYC kosher restaurant

Pro-Palestinian protesters block Manhattan Bridge

Pro-Palestinian Arab protesters descend at the foot of the Manhattan Bridge, demand ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.

Pro-Palestinian protesters block Manhattan Bridge

Pro-Palestinian Arab demonstrators burn Israeli flag

Hundreds of demonstrators pack Columbus Circle and tell Israel supporters: Your days are numbered.

Pro-Palestinian Arab demonstrators burn Israeli flag

Anti-Israel protestors disrupt parade, glue themselves to street

Protestors run into route of annual NYC parade to accuse Israel of genocide on Thanksgiving holiday.

Anti-Israel protestors disrupt parade, glue themselves to street

'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

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

Jewish students locked in library as protesters bang on door

Jewish students at Cooper Union College locked inside library for 40 minutes as anti-Israeli protesters block the doors.

Jewish students locked in library as protesters bang on door

Protestors demanding destruction of Israel clash with NYPD

5,000 protestors gather for demonstration in Bay Ridge neighborhood of Brooklyn calling for the destruction of Israel.

Protestors demanding destruction of Israel clash with NYPD

'Because you're Jewish:' Woman punched in face on NYC subway

NYPD Hate Crimes Unit investigating after man randomly hits woman at subway stop in apparent antisemitic attack.

'Because you're Jewish:' Woman punched in face on NYC subway

Multiple Jewish schools in New York closed over 'Day of Jihad'

Security increased at Jewish institutions, NYPD on heightened alert as Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal calls for global terrorist support today

Multiple Jewish schools in New York closed over 'Day of Jihad'

Thousands gather for pro-Israel rally near UN building

New York Governor Kathy Hochul: I stand here to tell you that New Yorkers will never tolerate evil.

Thousands gather for pro-Israel rally near UN building

NYC Mayor holds vigil for victims of attacks in Israel

Mayor Eric Adams: That terrorist act that we saw cannot be defended anywhere on this globe.

NYC Mayor holds vigil for victims of attacks in Israel

Sea lion escapes zoo amid rising waters

Rising waters gave Sally the sea lion a chance to explore the Central Park Zoo on Friday.

Sea lion escapes zoo amid rising waters

State of emergency declared amid heavy rain and flooding

Forecasts calling for heavy rain centered around the NYC area from Friday into Saturday morning. Flood watch in effect.

State of emergency declared amid heavy rain and flooding

New York City warns asylum seekers to stay away

City representatives are distributing notices on the Mexican border saying the city's resources are exhausted.

New York City warns asylum seekers to stay away

NYC's new fad - rat tours

People hoping to see the city's rodent infestation are creating a growing demand for tours to the most affected areas.

NYC's new fad - rat tours

NYPD to use drones to monitor noisy parties

NYC Mayor Eric Adams expressed his admiration for the use of drone technology by Israeli security services during his visit to Israel.

NYPD to use drones to monitor noisy parties

'I wouldn't want others telling me how to run NYC'

New York City Mayor says his administration will pursue "zero tolerance" policy against antisemitic hate crimes

'I wouldn't want others telling me how to run NYC'

New York Mayor to meet protest leaders

Mayor Eric Adams will continue his trip in Israel on Tuesday. In the evening, the mayor will meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

New York Mayor to meet protest leaders

'We are investing in future partnerships with Israel'

Mayor Eric Adams says he is continuing a 'rich tradition' of visiting the Jewish State and hopes to learn from Israel's high-tech industry.

'We are investing in future partnerships with Israel'

New York City Mayor Adams to visit Israel

This is Adams' first trip outside of the United States since being elected as mayor last year.

New York City Mayor Adams to visit Israel

New York City bans TikTok on government-owned devices

New York City cites security concerns in joining a number of US states and cities in banning the app.

New York City bans TikTok on government-owned devices

Search for vandal who scrawled antisemitic graffiti on synagogue

The suspect walked up to synagogue on the Upper East Side, took out a marker and scrawled graffiti on a display screen.

Search for vandal who scrawled antisemitic graffiti on synagogue

Crane catches fire and collapes on street below, 6 injured

First Deputy Commissioner Joseph W. Pfeifer told reporters, "This could have been a lot worse.

Crane catches fire and collapes on street below, 6 injured

'New York City and Israel share an unbreakable bond'

Mayor Eric Adams meets President Herzog: We will collaborate on issues such as security, antisemitism, terrorism, and technology.

'New York City and Israel share an unbreakable bond'

NYC accuses yeshivas of failing to provide basic education

New York City has announced that eighteen yeshivas funded by the city do not meet basic education requirements.

NYC accuses yeshivas of failing to provide basic education

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

Protesters disrupt Jerusalem Post conference

Jerusalem Post conference is latest Israeli event in New York to be disrupted by protests.

Protesters disrupt Jerusalem Post conference

Left-wing demonstrators get the wrong man

Demonstrators in New York City harassed Ministry of Heritage CEO Netanal Izak, thinking he was the Minister of Religious Affairs.

Left-wing demonstrators get the wrong man

CUNY needs to be held accountable for hateful graduation speech

Rabbinical Alliance of America demands action after antisemitic commencement speech by law student at CUNY Law School graduation.

CUNY needs to be held accountable for hateful graduation speech

Coney Island targeted by antisemitic vandals

NYPD Hate Crime Task Force investigating swastika found on building in Brooklyn neighborhood.

Coney Island targeted by antisemitic vandals

NYC man gets 60 days in jail for punching Jew in IDF sweater

28-year-old from Staten Island who appears at hearing wearing keffiyeh and spouting anti-Israel slogans pleads guilty to hate crime charge.

NYC man gets 60 days in jail for punching Jew in IDF sweater

NYC apt. robbed in broad daylight while mother home with baby

Shomrim cautioning residents of Williamsburg to never buzz strangers into their building and to always keep doors locked.

NYC apt. robbed in broad daylight while mother home with baby

Arsonist causes 'horrifying' damage to NYC Chabad Mitzvah Tank

NYPD investigating after individual sets fire to Mitzvah Tank in Crown Heights, causing massive exterior and interior damage.

Arsonist causes 'horrifying' damage to NYC Chabad Mitzvah Tank

Reward offered after men hold kosher pizzeria owner at gunpoint

Suspects wanted for robbery of Crown Heights kosher restaurant in which owner forced to lie on floor while thieves make off with valuables.

Reward offered after men hold kosher pizzeria owner at gunpoint

Knife-wielding Black Hebrew Israelite threatens Jews in Brooklyn

Assailant charged with hate crime after brandishing knife at Israeli Orthodox students in NYC park, demanding money.

Knife-wielding Black Hebrew Israelite threatens Jews in Brooklyn

Eric Adams: Public schools should follow yeshivas' example

New York City Mayor Eric Adams praises yeshiva education, pushes back on criticism.

Eric Adams: Public schools should follow yeshivas' example

Former US Marine charged with manslaughter in NY subway death

Man who restrained homeless subway passenger in chokehold that killed him faces up to 15 years in prison.

Former US Marine charged with manslaughter in NY subway death

Vandal smashing car windows in Jewish area of Brooklyn arrested

Suspect who went on car vandalism spree with iron bar in Crown Heights now in police custody with help from Shomrim.

Vandal smashing car windows in Jewish area of Brooklyn arrested

Queens teen indicted for brutal attack on Jewish man in park

Teen gang attack leaves Jewish man with severe injuries to his ribs, eye, face, head, back and body.

Queens teen indicted for brutal attack on Jewish man in park

Antisemite throws rock at Queens Jewish man on Shabbat

NYPD probing brazen morning assault on Jewish man near Queens synagogue.

Antisemite throws rock at Queens Jewish man on Shabbat

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

Teen who broke Jewish boy’s nose in NYC gang attack arrested

Suspect is fourth member of masked gang to be arrested for unprovoked attack on two Jewish teens on Crown Heights street.

Teen who broke Jewish boy’s nose in NYC gang attack arrested

Left-wing NYC Council members vote against End Jew Hatred Day

Group of hard left Brooklyn Democrats refuse to support adopting May 29 as day marking fight against antisemitism.

Left-wing NYC Council members vote against End Jew Hatred Day