Watch: Democrat-led New York descends into anarchy

Watch: Democrat-led New York descends into anarchy

Viral video depicts violence and madness on streets of New York City.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2020, 1:40 PM
Activists chant, 'Death to America' - in Manhattan

Activists chant, 'Death to America' - in Manhattan

In Manhattan, activists smash windows, shout 'Death to America!'Dalit Halevi, 9/6/2020, 12:29 AM
Homeless man arrested for mugging of Jewish NYPD chaplain

Homeless man arrested for mugging of Jewish NYPD chaplain

Arrest made after NYPD chief chaplain Rabbi Alvin Kass, 84, was mugged during his early morning walk on Upper West Side.Marcy Oster/JTA, 9/2/2020, 7:32 PM
'Coronavirus cases are on the rise, please trust us,' NY doctor pleads

'Coronavirus cases are on the rise, please trust us,' NY doctor pleads

Citing COVID uptick, 138 Long Island Jewish doctors ask community to trust medical experts.Shira Hanau, JTA, 9/2/2020, 8:18 AM
Jewish NY police chaplain mugged during morning walk

Jewish NY police chaplain mugged during morning walk

NYPD chief chaplain Rabbi Alvin Kass, 84, mugged during early morning walk on Upper West Side.Marcy Oster/JTA, 9/1/2020, 6:32 PM
Watch: Violent criminals openly attack police in New York City

Watch: Violent criminals openly attack police in New York City

Violent criminals openly attack police officers in New York City for citing them for parking violations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2020, 12:07 PM
Crushed rocks in New York utility road may have come from Jewish gravestones, report says

Crushed rocks in New York utility road may have come from Jewish gravestones, report says

Road in Nassau county reportedly used crushed rocks which had Jewish star, Hebrew letters, apparently from smashed gravestone.Marcy Oster, JTA, 8/25/2020, 2:58 PM
New York: 'Ezras Nashim' EMT service wins ambulance license

New York: 'Ezras Nashim' EMT service wins ambulance license

Brooklyn’s Orthodox women’s EMT service gets right to operate an ambulance after years of lobbying.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/15/2020, 8:39 PM
Non-Jewish NY assemblywoman targeted in anti-Semitic vandalism

Non-Jewish NY assemblywoman targeted in anti-Semitic vandalism

Vandal defaces office of New York State assemblywoman whose husband is Jewish, leaves vulgar anti-Semitic note.Shira Hanau, JTA, 8/13/2020, 10:19 PM
Holocaust museum in New York plans to reopen in September

Holocaust museum in New York plans to reopen in September

Pending approval from New York City and State, Museum of Jewish Heritage to reopen in September - at limited capacity.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 8/12/2020, 7:51 AM
New York Governor authorizes reopening of schools

New York Governor authorizes reopening of schools

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says all school districts are authorized to reopen following decline in cases of COVID-19.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/7/2020, 8:13 PM
Report: New York firefighters won't use hoses against violent rioters

Report: New York firefighters won't use hoses against violent rioters

While hoses are being used by police forces in Israel, NYC fire department bans their use for crowd controlArutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2020, 9:45 PM
Orthodox Jewish man assaulted in Brooklyn

Orthodox Jewish man assaulted in Brooklyn

Two blacks, one Hispanic, assault Jewish man walking in Brooklyn.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/25/2020, 8:57 PM
Jewish lawmaker Eliot Engel suffers upset in NY primaries

Jewish lawmaker Eliot Engel suffers upset in NY primaries

New York congressional primaries race called for Jamaal Bowman, who ran against leading pro-Israel lawmaker Eliot Engel.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/18/2020, 12:38 AM
Mass layoffs at Manhattan JCC after federal program expires

Mass layoffs at Manhattan JCC after federal program expires

New York City’s flagship JCC cuts 35% of jobs as pandemic layoffs continue.Shira Hanau, JTA, 7/13/2020, 8:15 AM
NY Jewish Week suspends print edition

NY Jewish Week suspends print edition

150-year-old Jewish newspaper announces final print edition to be released this month, switch to 'digital-first model.'Marcy Oster/JTA, 7/7/2020, 9:36 PM
NY Judge: Cuomo can keep Jewish summer camps closed

NY Judge: Cuomo can keep Jewish summer camps closed

Last-ditch effort by Orthodox Jews to allow sleepaway camps to open fails as judge refuses to hear case in lawsuit.Shira Hanau/JTA, 7/7/2020, 5:40 PM
Federal judge blocks New York’s coronavirus attendance limits for religious services

Federal judge blocks New York’s coronavirus attendance limits for religious services

Federal judge rules in favor of lawsuit by 3 Orthodox Jews, 2 Catholic priests against New York's limitations on houses of worship.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/28/2020, 10:44 PM
NY Museum of Jewish Heritage to lay off 40% of staff due to COVID-19

NY Museum of Jewish Heritage to lay off 40% of staff due to COVID-19

Museum says financial crisis caused by coronavirus pandemic is forcing it to lay off two thirds of its employees.Marcy Oster/JTA, 6/23/2020, 7:01 PM
Opening synagogues or fighting obesity?

Opening synagogues or fighting obesity?

How can the NY faithful reduce synagogue attendance, so that state law is not snubbed? OpinionRabbi Daniel Green, 6/23/2020, 3:12 PM
COVID-19 deaths in NY fall to 17, lowest 24-hour total since start of outbreak

COVID-19 deaths in NY fall to 17, lowest 24-hour total since start of outbreak

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says 'Phase 2' of reopening of New York City as daily death toll from coronavirus falls below 20.Gary Willig, 6/17/2020, 7:19 PM
De Blasio: We won't let people 'take law into their own hands; vows to re-close playground

De Blasio: We won't let people 'take law into their own hands; vows to re-close playground

Republican leader Kevin McCarthy: 'If Americans can protest, families should have access to their neighborhood parks.'Mordechai Sones, 6/16/2020, 8:53 PM
Jewish lawmakers vow to fight discriminatory COVID-19 enforcement

Jewish lawmakers vow to fight discriminatory COVID-19 enforcement

Orthodox lawmakers in New York pledge to reopen parks closed in Jewish communities as city enforces restrictions on Jews but not protestors.Shira Hanau/JTA, 6/16/2020, 5:40 PM
Jim Clyburn and other establishment Democrats back Eliot Engel in tight primary race

Jim Clyburn and other establishment Democrats back Eliot Engel in tight primary race

'Eliot Engel has been in the fight for justice and equality his entire life,' Democrat Jim Clyburn says.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 6/16/2020, 3:12 PM
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
Synagogues can reopen on limited scale in most of New York state

Synagogues can reopen on limited scale in most of New York state

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo approves reopening of churches, synagogues in most of the state - but at 25% capacity.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/8/2020, 7:40 AM
Several people injured in shooting in Brooklyn

Several people injured in shooting in Brooklyn

Suspect dead and several others injured, including two NYPD officers, in shooting in Brooklyn.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2020, 5:54 AM
NYC 'Celebrate Israel' Parade to be held online

NYC 'Celebrate Israel' Parade to be held online

Largest public event to support Israel to be held over ZOOM and not on Fifth Avenue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2020, 6:54 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
NY Mayor de Blasio considering curfew amidst George Floyd protests

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, 6/1/2020, 7:09 PM
Flying from NY to Israel during coronavirus

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

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'

'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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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: 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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