New York City

Justice Department: De Blasio unfairly singled out Orthodox Jews during pandemic

Justice Department: De Blasio unfairly singled out Orthodox Jews during pandemic

Top Justice Department official pens letter claiming NYC mayor enforced uneven social distancing rules, singling out Orthodox Jews.Shira Hanau, JTA, 6/24/2020, 7:11 AM
NYC protesters: 'This is an outrage, open our parks!'

NYC protesters: 'This is an outrage, open our parks!'

At a protest in Midwood, NYC, families gather to protest decision to keep parks shuttered while other parks in the city have reopened.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2020, 1:29 PM
B&H Photo surprises hundreds of nurses and doctors with gifts

B&H Photo surprises hundreds of nurses and doctors with gifts

Hundreds of medical workers treated to a special event in New York City.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2020, 11:57 AM
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio annouces lifting of curfew

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio annouces lifting of curfew

Mayor de Blasio announces immediate lifting of New York City's curfew, following decline in violent protests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2020, 3:22 PM
Curfew to be imposed on New York City

Curfew to be imposed on New York City

Governor Andrew Cuomo announces curfew from 11 PM to 5 AM as New York faces riots, protests over murder of George Floyd.Gary Willig, 6/1/2020, 11:03 PM
New York City: Woman fired for lying to police about African-American man

New York City: Woman fired for lying to police about African-American man

Woman tells police that African-American man threatened her life after he requested she leash her dog, is fired by employer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2020, 10:58 AM
Williamsburg synagogue receives 'cease and desist' order from city health department

Williamsburg synagogue receives 'cease and desist' order from city health department

New York City issues cease and desist order after Williamsburg synagogue holds event with at least 100 people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2020, 9:08 PM
New York: Free iPads for special education students in private schools

New York: Free iPads for special education students in private schools

Teach NYS lauds New York City program offering free iPads for nonpublic school special education students.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 2:40 PM
Kosher meals now available as part of New York City’s hunger relief efforts

Kosher meals now available as part of New York City’s hunger relief efforts

New York City now distributing kosher food through meals program launched to feed city residents during the coronavirus-induced upheaval.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 4/22/2020, 5:57 PM
US lights up in blue, in honor of healthcare workers fighting coronavirus

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 City’s disastrous Democratic leadership

New York City’s disastrous Democratic leadership

A reasonable observer would expect a minimum level of professionalism from New York City Health Commissioner, and concern, not indifference, from the mayor. By the time they took the pandemic seriously, corona virus was running wild in the city. Ron Jager, 4/2/2020, 4:00 AM
Gone is our global village

Gone is our global village

Borders have been closed and my city is filling up with morgues-in-tents and with refrigerated trucks for corpses. How medieval is this?Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 3/31/2020, 9:01 PM
Coronavirus cases in New York City reach 3,615

Coronavirus cases in New York City reach 3,615

The number of coronavirus cases in New York City doubles to 3,615. So far there have been 22 deaths.Elad Benari, 3/20/2020, 12:01 AM
Quarantined: Diary of a contemporary pandemic

Quarantined: Diary of a contemporary pandemic

What better task can a writer undertake than to keep a record of daily events given that she must practice “social distancing?” Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 3/17/2020, 5:50 AM
New York City schools to close due to coronavirus

New York City schools to close due to coronavirus

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announces schools in the city will be closed until April 20.Elad Benari, 3/15/2020, 11:56 PM
Why Bloomberg? He’s less pathetic than the rest, slightly

Why Bloomberg? He’s less pathetic than the rest, slightly

Is this the kind of man we want for President of the United States? Jack Engelhard, 2/19/2020, 2:54 PM
We await an explanation from Mayor De Blasio

We await an explanation from Mayor De Blasio

De Blasio has come out in support of the avowed Socialist running for our highest office. Does he realize who he is supporting? Alan Bergstein, 2/18/2020, 12:03 AM
Brooklyn: 11-year-old Jewish girl killed in apartment fire

Brooklyn: 11-year-old Jewish girl killed in apartment fire

'Have you seen my daughter?' Mother's frantic call to neighbor after fire breaks out in Kensington home in Brooklyn, leaving one dead.David Rosenberg, 1/21/2020, 2:00 PM
Man charged with hate crime for yelling at Jewish couple in New York City

Man charged with hate crime for yelling at Jewish couple in New York City

55-year-old man with 5 prior arrests charged with hate crime for cursing Jewish couple near Times Square.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/20/2020, 7:37 AM
Want to deter attacks on Jews? Go grassroots!

Want to deter attacks on Jews? Go grassroots!

Haredi Jews need to embrace an ethos of self-protection, community protection, carrying whatever is legal for them to carry and making the authorities know that they will be actively present on the streets. Douglas Altabef, 1/16/2020, 3:18 PM
Elite NYC prep school fires teacher for anti-Zionist tweets

Elite NYC prep school fires teacher for anti-Zionist tweets

Teacher at Ethical Culture Fieldston School in NYC fired for anti-Zionist social media comments.Ben Sales, JTA, 1/10/2020, 10:47 AM
Watch: How big of a problem is black anti-Semitism in New York?

Watch: How big of a problem is black anti-Semitism in New York?

Video journalist Ami Horowitz takes to the streets of Brooklyn to see how widespread anti-Semitism is within the black community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2020, 2:23 PM
Zionist NGO slams inclusion of "anti-Israel groups" at 'No Hate. No Fear' march in NYC

Zionist NGO slams inclusion of "anti-Israel groups" at 'No Hate. No Fear' march in NYC

American Forum for Israel blasts inclusion of "far-left anti-Israel groups" at march against anti-Semitism in NYC. "They should be shunned.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2020, 8:19 AM
Watch: Tens of thousands rally in New York against anti-Semitism

Watch: Tens of thousands rally in New York against anti-Semitism

Tens of thousands join solidarity march in New York City to protest anti-Semitic attacks, show support for local Jewish community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2020, 6:26 PM
Jewish teen threatened with knife in Brooklyn

Jewish teen threatened with knife in Brooklyn

Two men threaten Jewish teen with a knife in Flatbush, call him "Jew boy".Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/2/2020, 5:39 PM
'No Hate, No Fear': Jewish groups plan solidarity march in New York City

'No Hate, No Fear': Jewish groups plan solidarity march in New York City

After way of anti-Semitic attacks in New York area, UJA-Federal, ADL, AJC, JCRC, and New York Board of Rabbis plan solidarity march.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/1/2020, 7:21 AM
New York City to launch 3 initiatives to combat anti-Semitism

New York City to launch 3 initiatives to combat anti-Semitism

Amid surge in attacks on Jews, New York City launches three new initiatives to combat hate crimes.Adi Eshman, JTA, 12/31/2019, 7:41 AM
Giuliani criticizes de Blasio following Monsey attack

Giuliani criticizes de Blasio following Monsey attack

Former New York City Mayor says current mayor failed to adequately address the rise of anti-Semitism violence in the city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2019, 6:21 AM
NYC Mayor: We're in the middle of a race-hate 'crisis'

NYC Mayor: We're in the middle of a race-hate 'crisis'

Bill de Blasio says NYPD will beef up patrols of Jewish neighborhoods and introduce anti-bias-crime programs in public schools.Elad Benari, 12/30/2019, 3:58 AM
Jewish man attacked in New York

Jewish man attacked in New York

28-year-old man allegedly yelled "“F–k you Jew bastard" as he assaulted a 65-year-old Orthodox Jew on the Upper East Side.Ben Ariel, 12/24/2019, 11:36 PM
Prominent NY architect, synagogue board member killed by brick

Prominent NY architect, synagogue board member killed by brick

Erica Tishman, a prominent architect and Jewish philanthropist, was killed by falling brick while walking through midtown Manhattan.Sam Sokol, JTA, 12/20/2019, 8:10 AM
Watch: Jewish woman attacked on NYC subway

Watch: Jewish woman attacked on NYC subway

Subway passenger praises mass-shooting in New Jersey kosher grocery store, injures Jewish woman in anti-Semitic attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2019, 11:55 AM
'Violent anti-Semitism has turned into national crisis'

'Violent anti-Semitism has turned into national crisis'

New York City placed on high alert following Jersey City shooting, says Mayor de Blasio, warning that anti-Semitism has become a 'crisis'.David Rosenberg, 12/11/2019, 9:34 AM
NYPD top brass meet with Jewish leaders as anti-Semitism surges

NYPD top brass meet with Jewish leaders as anti-Semitism surges

Following spate of violent attacks on Orthodox Jews and Jewish institutions, senior NYPD and NYC officials meet with Jewish leaders.Sandy Eller, 10/8/2019, 12:14 PM
No more rallies, no more protests

No more rallies, no more protests

How can we expect to end the cycle of rising Jewish hate in America when our own leadership can’t do the job of bringing us together regardless of religious affiliations and ages? Cindy Grosz, 10/2/2019, 2:43 AM
Why Justice Jeanine Pirro and Zang Toi stand out as friends of Israel

Why Justice Jeanine Pirro and Zang Toi stand out as friends of Israel

It's no secret that these two, one a justice and the other a fashion icon, are true friends of the Jewish state. Cindy Grosz, 9/20/2019, 5:48 PM
New York mayor Bill de Blasio ends presidential bid

New York mayor Bill de Blasio ends presidential bid

NYC mayor Bill de Blasio dropping out of 2020 presidential race amid low poll numbers.David Rosenberg, 9/20/2019, 2:52 PM
NY to up police presence in Jewish neighborhood on Rosh Hashana

NY to up police presence in Jewish neighborhood on Rosh Hashana

New York Police Department vows to increase security for Jewish new year amid rise in anti-Semitic attacks.Marcy Oster/JTA, 9/19/2019, 10:07 PM
A second look at recent attacks on Jews in New York City

A second look at recent attacks on Jews in New York City

I am far from one to whitewash or dismiss anti-Semitism, but I think many people in this case are barking up the wrong tree.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 9/10/2019, 8:13 AM
NYC measles outbreak declared over

NYC measles outbreak declared over

New York health officials say measles outbreak which primarily affected Orthodox communities over incubation periods end without new cases.Marcy Oster/JTA, 9/3/2019, 5:54 PM
Playground at private NYC club hit with anti-Semitic graffiti

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
Dov Hikind: 'Enough is enough of Jews living in fear in America'

Dov Hikind: 'Enough is enough of Jews living in fear in America'

Former NYS Assemblyman calls on NYC's Mayor de Blasio to 'take charge' and address the city's growing anti-Semitism.Chana Roberts, 8/31/2019, 8:51 PM
Can Satmar Hasidim save Bill de Blasio's campaign?

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

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
Blackout in Manhattan leaves 90,000 without power

Blackout in Manhattan leaves 90,000 without power

Power restored to most of New York City several hours after transformer fire causes major blackout.Ben Ariel, 7/14/2019, 6:20 AM
Republican Jews endorsement of Katz bad for Trump and America

Republican Jews endorsement of Katz bad for Trump and America

In Queens, a YouTube video was created by three Rabbis to push Democratic Jewish Registration Drives.  Are they kidding? Cindy Grosz, 7/5/2019, 6:00 PM
Was Brooklyn fire an arson attack on local rabbi?

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
NYC closes 10th Jewish school for violating vaccine order

NYC closes 10th Jewish school for violating vaccine order

City officials order closure of Satmar school in Williamsburg - the 10th Jewish school closed in connection with measles epidemic.Ben Sales, JTA, 6/12/2019, 7:33 AM
Six people - including 4 kids - killed in NYC blaze

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
NYC closes 2 Jewish schools over measles outbreak

NYC closes 2 Jewish schools over measles outbreak

City officials order closure of 2 Jewish schools in Brooklyn which failed to bar unvaccinated students from attending.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/1/2019, 7:57 AM
NYC: Thief uses Tallit to pull off yeshiva burglary

NYC: Thief uses Tallit to pull off yeshiva burglary

Police say suspect snuck into Brooklyn yeshiva wearing Tallit, stole thousands of dollars in cash during Passover festival.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2019, 2:39 PM
NYC council member wants Yiddish taught in public school

NYC council member wants Yiddish taught in public school

City council member proposes dual-language Yiddish-English program at a NYC public school - the first of its kind in the US.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/16/2019, 9:03 AM
NYC bus driver refuses to stop for haredi man over measles fears

NYC bus driver refuses to stop for haredi man over measles fears

Haredi man claims bus driver refused to stop for him in Brooklyn, later covered her face for fear of contracting measles from him.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/14/2019, 9:21 PM
NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak in haredi community

NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak in haredi community

Mayor Bill de Blasio declares public health emergency following measles outbreak in haredi community in Brooklyn.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/10/2019, 7:29 AM
Poles protesting Holocaust restitution use anti-Semitic rhetoric

Poles protesting Holocaust restitution use anti-Semitic rhetoric

Polish nationalists use anti-Semitic rhetoric while protesting in New York City against bill to help Holocaust survivors reclaim property.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 4/3/2019, 7:54 AM
'Democrats accept Omar's anti-Semitism, but can't handle facts'

'Democrats accept Omar's anti-Semitism, but can't handle facts'

Fmr. NY State Assemblyman Dov Hikind excoriates NYC Democratic leaders for removal of city councilman over 'there is no Palestine' tweet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2019, 10:21 AM
NYC rep thrown off committee for saying 'there is no Palestine'

NYC rep thrown off committee for saying 'there is no Palestine'

NYC councilman who represents heavily Orthodox Jewish district thrown off of committee for saying 'Palestine does not exist'.Ben Sales, JTA, 4/2/2019, 7:54 AM