Jeffrey Epstein arrested on new sex-trafficking charges

Billionaire New York financier Jeffrey Epstein, already a listed sex offender, arrested over new sex-trafficking chargesMarcy Oster, JTA, 7/7/2019, 8:16 PM

New York schoolteacher praises Hitler in yearbook

Yearbooks at upstate New York school recalled after teacher found to be praising Adolf Hitler in yearbook quote.Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/2/2019, 7:21 AM

Watch: NY governor Cuomo visits Western Wall tunnels

Andrew Cuomo and his daughters visited the Western Wall and the tunnels, accompanied by Israeli consul Danny Dayan.Ido Ben Porat, 6/28/2019, 1:00 PM

New York adoptees can now access their birth certificates

NY Assembly passes legislation to enable adoptees to access birth certificate. 'Knowing who we are and where we come from is crucial.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2019, 8:08 AM

Hotovely prays at tomb of Lubavitcher Rebbe

Deputy Foreign Minister prays at tomb of Lubavitcher Rebbe after speaking at Jerusalem Post conference and before returning to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2019, 2:05 AM

Pennsylvania man arrested following mysterious blaze in Brooklyn

Man suspected of arson attack targeting Brooklyn rabbi arrested after fire leaves 13 injured, including 6-week-old baby.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/16/2019, 10:59 PM

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

Amid measles outbreak, NY bans religious vaccination exemptions

With measles outbreak disproportionately affecting Orthodox Jewish community, lawmakers vote to ban religious exemptions for vaccinations.AFP, 6/14/2019, 8:29 AM

Here’s what we know about Orthodox vaccination rates in NY

NY officials say measles outbreak concentrated in Orthodox Jewish areas, blaming low immunization rates. But are other factors to blame?Ben Sales, JTA, 6/10/2019, 7:14 AM

Man arrested over plot to attack Times Square

Man arrested after discussing purchasing explosives with the intention of detonating them in New York's Times Square.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/8/2019, 12:00 AM

New York suffering 'anti-Semitism crisis,' Council speaker says

New York police report near doubling of hate crimes in 2019. Nearly two-thirds are anti-Semitic.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/1/2019, 10:16 PM

‘Hitler is coming’ posted on NYC Jewish Children’s Museum

Note reading 'Hitler is coming' posted on comments board at Crown Heights Jewish children's museum.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/31/2019, 2:27 PM

One of Manhattan's last Judaica shops is closing

Manhattan is losing one of its last Judaica stores. J. Levine, which has been in business for 130 years, will soon be closing.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 5/29/2019, 7:28 AM

Dozens of haredi passengers sue El Al

Haredi passengers stranded in Athens in November sue El Al for damages. El Al: We operate in accordance with the law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2019, 11:01 AM

Starbucks facing lawsuits for use of pesticides

Plaintiffs file two lawsuits claiming Starbucks endangered customers in NY stores, fired staff who complained.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2019, 12:08 PM

Brooklyn: New harassment victim steps forward

After hasidic teens harassed in Brooklyn, new victim comes forward as well.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2019, 10:57 AM

NY Dem slams 'unacceptable' harassment of Brooklyn Jewish teens

Dov Hikind says anti-Semitism in New York reaching tipping point after men yell 'Allahu Akbar,' pro-Hitler chants at Hasidic children.Gary Willig, 5/19/2019, 9:17 AM

New York man convicted of supporting Hezbollah

Jury convicts New York man of Lebanese origin of providing material support to Hezbollah terrorist organization.Elad Benari, 5/17/2019, 4:36 AM

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

New York: Number of hate crimes aimed at Jews rises

In 2019, more than half of reported hate crimes were anti-Jewish, says NYPD.Laura E. Adkins, JTA, 5/3/2019, 7:56 AM

Days after Poway, man harasses and lunges at Chabad rabbi in NY

Chabad rabbi harassed on Manhattan street by man who lunged at him, hurling anti-Semitic slurs.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 5/1/2019, 8:13 AM

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

Passengers arriving in NYC held up due to measles scare

Port Authority isolates plane after haredi children found to have red spots on their faces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2019, 2:53 PM

'Never again is right now'

Thousands attend Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony in Manhattan.Ido Ben Porat, 4/29/2019, 3:41 AM

Doors stolen from historic NY Jewish cemetery

Doors to 7 mausoleums, 75 air vents stolen from Beth Olam Jewish Cemetery on Queens-Brooklyn border.Marcy Oster/JTA, 4/22/2019, 7:18 PM

NY yeshivas won't have to increase secular studies

NY State Supreme Court judge strikes down regulations ordering more secular studies in yeshivas.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/21/2019, 11:50 PM

Orthodox school ends religious exemptions from vaccines

SAR Academy and High School in NYC will not longer accept religious exemptions from vaccination requirement.Ben Sales, JTA, 4/19/2019, 8:35 AM

ICE has 'troubling pattern' of ignoring religious needs

Jewish ICE detainee may not be getting kosher food, NY congresswoman says.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 4/17/2019, 11:23 AM

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

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

NY Cleric Muhammad Ibn Muneer: 'Muslims should hate non-Muslims'

In Q&A session, New York Mufti Islamic principle of loving Muslims and hating non-Muslims.Mordechai Sones, 4/11/2019, 5:56 PM

New York may close yeshivas which allow unvaccinated students

NY Health Department warns: Brooklyn yeshivas allowing unvaccinated students to attend face violations and possible closure.Chana Roberts, 4/9/2019, 11:13 AM

Jewish driver stops man from jumping off NY Bridge

Jewish man in the right place at the right time when elderly man attempts to jump off  the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/4/2019, 8:30 AM

NY adds $25 million security funding for non-public schools

New York State Legislature adds $25 million in extra funding for non-public schools.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/3/2019, 2:54 PM

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

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

NYC councilman named as world's tallest politician

Robert Cornegy Jr. is a former professional basketball player.Sara Rubenstein, 3/29/2019, 12:16 AM

FBI to return Nazi-stolen art to Jewish collector's heirs

Federal prosecutor orders stolen painting located at auction house to be returned to owners.AFP, 3/27/2019, 10:46 AM

US county declares state of emergency amid measles outbreak

In attempt to stem measles outbreak, New York county bans unvaccinated minors from public places.AFP, 3/27/2019, 7:58 AM

Hundreds of Muslims pray at Reform temple

Reform community hosts Muslim prayers after Manhattan mosque burns down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2019, 5:24 PM

Health food store worker who harassed Jewish co-worker arrested

NY health food store employee arrested for anti-Semitic harassment of Jewish co-worker.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/26/2019, 7:34 AM

Cooperation between children of Samaria and children of New York

Shomron Council head renews twin city alliance with Hempstead municipality, initiates cooperation between Samaria and NY schools.Ido Ben Porat, 3/12/2019, 5:24 PM

New York synagogues prepare for attack

After increase in anti-Semitic incidents, Shaarei Tova Synagogue in Queens trains with Krav Maga instructor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2019, 12:38 AM

New York: 31 new measles cases in one week

Over twenty of the new cases linked to Williamsburg yeshiva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2019, 5:04 PM

NYC lawmaker warns of growing anti-Semitism in NY and beyond

City councilman Chaim Deutsch speaks at Cteen event in Times Square, says Jewish youth must keep memory of Holocaust victims alive.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2019, 5:09 PM

New York: Anti-Semitic graffiti discovered in schoolyard

Police investigate anti-Semitic incident in Queens, New York.Orly Harari, 2/23/2019, 8:35 PM

Disgraced ex-congressman Anthony Weiner released from prison

Former congressman Weiner released from federal prison to New York half-way house.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/19/2019, 7:44 AM

Chabad synagogue vandalized in Brooklyn

Vandals smash plate glass window of Chabad synagogue in New York City during Sabbath.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/17/2019, 3:47 PM

Amazon cancels plan to build New York headquarters

Online giant cancels plans to open new headquarters in Queens, along with its 25,000 high-paying jobs.Gary Willig, 2/14/2019, 9:56 PM

Upstate New York yeshiva set on fire

Barns on Yeshiva Deah Yoreh set on fire, swastikas painted on yeshiva walls in White Sulphur Springs, New York.Marcy Oster/JTA, 2/7/2019, 5:55 PM

Protests against Israel Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall

Anti-Israel protesters gather outside of Carnegie Hall during Israel Philharmonic Orchestra's performance, part of week-long US tour.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/4/2019, 7:15 PM

Jeremy Corbyn to team up with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

Labour chief reaches out to freshman Democrat, proposes trans-Atlantic socialist alliance.David Rosenberg, 2/4/2019, 6:32 PM

Protest against Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in New York

BDS activists protest against Israel Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. Consul Dani Dayan: No protest will stop Israeli culture.Nitsan Keidar, 2/4/2019, 6:25 AM

3 men charged with hate crimes for attacks on Jews in NYC

Assailants charged for recent string of attacks on Jewish men in Crown Heights in Brooklyn.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/3/2019, 8:38 PM

Consul General walks out of New York gala over Israel slandering

Consul General Dani Dayan leaves annual gala of Bezalel Academy in protest against its president's anti-Israel remarks.Nitsan Keidar, 1/24/2019, 6:17 AM

Watch: Two attacks on Jews in Brooklyn in two days

Jewish man punched by black male in apparently random assault in Brooklyn. Two days later, similar attack reported on Jewish woman.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/20/2019, 7:00 PM

Jewish teen beaten by gang in Brooklyn

19-year-old Orthodox Jewish man assaulted by gang in suspected hate crime in Crown Heights.David Rosenberg, 1/14/2019, 10:33 AM