New York

Anxiety aboard US cruise ship as NY declares coronavirus emergency

Anxiety aboard US cruise ship as NY declares coronavirus emergency

No word when Grand Princess will be able to dock in California, after 21 people aboard test positive for coronavirus.Jocelyne Zablit, AFP, 3/8/2020, 12:02 AM
SAR closed due to coronavirus - but its students are still learning

SAR closed due to coronavirus - but its students are still learning

How one New York school switched to online learning during its coronavirus closure.Ben Sales, JTA, 3/7/2020, 10:37 PM
New York rabbi tests positive for coronavirus

New York rabbi tests positive for coronavirus

Rabbi Reuven Fink, who serves congregation in New Rochelle and teaches two courses at Yeshiva University, tests positive for COVID-19.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 3/6/2020, 8:00 PM
Five more relatives of New York Jewish man test positive for coronavirus

Five more relatives of New York Jewish man test positive for coronavirus

Five members of Jewish family from New Rochelle, New York, test positive for COVID-19, bring total number of cases in New York to 11.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2020, 12:33 AM
New York synagogue halts services due to possible coronavirus exposures

New York synagogue halts services due to possible coronavirus exposures

Coronavirus triggers closures, mass quarantines for New York Jewish community.Laura E. Adkins, JTA, 3/4/2020, 7:57 AM
NY Jewish school closed over suspected Coronavirus case

NY Jewish school closed over suspected Coronavirus case

SAR Academy announces 'precautionary closure' over a suspected case of Coronavirus infection in the community.Marcy Oster/JTA, 3/3/2020, 6:04 PM
NY Gov. Cuomo proposes unprecedented domestic terrorism law

NY Gov. Cuomo proposes unprecedented domestic terrorism law

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposes first-in-nation domestic terrorism law.Laura E. Adkins, JTA, 2/28/2020, 2:55 PM
Terror returns: 19 JCCs receive bomb threats, Cuomo says

Terror returns: 19 JCCs receive bomb threats, Cuomo says

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says 19 Jewish Community Centers across the US have received email bomb threats recently.Marcy Oster/JTA, 2/24/2020, 6:01 PM
Albany JCC evacuated after receiving emailed bomb threat

Albany JCC evacuated after receiving emailed bomb threat

Police evacuate Jewish Community Center in Albany after it receives a bomb threat, but do not find any suspicious devices.Ben Ariel, 2/24/2020, 2:59 AM
Sy Sperling, not just Hair Club for Men president but also a client, dies at 78

Sy Sperling, not just Hair Club for Men president but also a client, dies at 78

Sy Sperling, the Jewish son of a Bronx plumber who became famous for his hair loss treatment commercials, has died at age 78.Ben Harris, JTA, 2/23/2020, 3:21 PM
NY fights anti-Semitism with ads featuring diverse Jews

NY fights anti-Semitism with ads featuring diverse Jews

4 ads featuring diverse range of Jewish New Yorkers to be published in multiple Orthodox Jewish publications, online.Josefin Dolsten/JTA, 2/19/2020, 4:56 PM
Hasidic women's empowerment at large NY Chabad conference

Hasidic women's empowerment at large NY Chabad conference

3000 Chabad emissaries from around the world participate in annual convention in Brooklyn, discuss how missions handle Coronavirus crisis.Yoni Kempinski, 2/19/2020, 4:22 PM
Anti-Semitic hate crimes in New York City fell in January

Anti-Semitic hate crimes in New York City fell in January

Anti-Semitic crimes remain majority of NYC hate crimes, but number drops.Ben Sales, JTA, 2/5/2020, 9:02 AM
Gwyneth Paltrow at launch of NYC Cyber Center: 'Next year in Jerusalem!'

Gwyneth Paltrow at launch of NYC Cyber Center: 'Next year in Jerusalem!'

Oscar winner and entrepreneur Gwyneth Paltrow joins NYC Deputy Mayor Vicki Been and JVP Founder Erel Margalit in launching NYC Cyber Center.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2020, 8:24 AM
New York: 18 Jewish teens injured after bus overturns

New York: 18 Jewish teens injured after bus overturns

Bus carrying hasidic boys to weekend retreat in the Catskills flips over, injuring 18.Ben Sales, JTA, 1/25/2020, 6:16 PM
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
NYC to add 100 security cameras in Jewish neighborhoods rife with anti-Semitism

NYC to add 100 security cameras in Jewish neighborhoods rife with anti-Semitism

'Security cameras will increase NYPD visibility, help keep New Yorkers safe,' Mayor Bill de Blasio says.Michal Levi, 1/12/2020, 12:15 AM
Man who threw table at Monsey stabber receives NY's highest honor

Man who threw table at Monsey stabber receives NY's highest honor

Joseph Gluck, the man who threw a table at the assailant during the stabbing in Monsey, receives New York State Senate Liberty Medal.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 1/9/2020, 4:22 AM
As anti-Semitism rises, NY's new bail law comes under attack

As anti-Semitism rises, NY's new bail law comes under attack

After suspect freed twice without bail in two anti-Semitic incidents before being arrested a third time, critics target NY's bail reform.Ben Sales, JTA, 1/8/2020, 1:02 PM
New York synagogues offer phones that connect instantly to emergency services

New York synagogues offer phones that connect instantly to emergency services

'Shul phones' being offered by Shomrim to connect to 911 with click of a button in light of recent anti-Semitic attacks.Marcy Oster/JTA, 1/6/2020, 8:45 PM
New York: Over 25,000, including officials, marched in solidarity with Jewish community

New York: Over 25,000, including officials, marched in solidarity with Jewish community

Over 25,000 New Yorkers, including dozens of elected officials, marched across Brooklyn Bridge in solidarity with NY Jewish community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2020, 9:44 AM
'No Hate. No Fear.' Rally of solidarity in Jerusalem against global anti-Semitism

'No Hate. No Fear.' Rally of solidarity in Jerusalem against global anti-Semitism

The demonstration in Jerusalem will coincide with a huge solidarity march in New York City under the banner 'No Hate. No Fear.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2020, 10:26 PM
NY: After third arrest, anti-Semitic attacker finally held in custody

NY: After third arrest, anti-Semitic attacker finally held in custody

Tiffany Harris, who was arrested twice for anti-Semitic attacks in Brooklyn and let go without bail both times, is being hospitalized.Sara Rubenstein, 1/2/2020, 7:09 PM
NY Governor visits Jewish neighborhood in Williamsburg

NY Governor visits Jewish neighborhood in Williamsburg

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo meets Rabbi David Niederman of Williamsburg following Monsey stabbing.Ben Ariel, 1/2/2020, 12:33 AM
New York anti-Semitic attacker free without bail for 2nd time in 3 days

New York anti-Semitic attacker free without bail for 2nd time in 3 days

Tiffany Harris released again without bail despite committing assault the day after her previous release for assaulting 3 Jews.Gary Willig, 12/31/2019, 3:34 PM
NY woman set free without bail for attacks on Jews attacks again

NY woman set free without bail for attacks on Jews attacks again

Woman released without bail after assaulting 3 Jews arrested again after committing another assault the day after her release.Gary Willig, 12/30/2019, 4:34 PM
Israeli Consul Danny Dayan: End the wave of anti-Semitism in New York

Israeli Consul Danny Dayan: End the wave of anti-Semitism in New York

'Unfortunately, another hate crime against Jews was only a matter of time and location and not a question of if,' Dayan says.Nitzan Keidar, 12/29/2019, 8:08 PM
Monsey synagogue attacker identified, faces five counts of attempted murder

Monsey synagogue attacker identified, faces five counts of attempted murder

Hanukkah stabber identified as 37-year-old New York resident who lives near Monsey. Suspect to face 5 counts of attempted murder.David Rosenberg, 12/29/2019, 6:06 PM
New York is releasing anti-Semitic attackers without bail

New York is releasing anti-Semitic attackers without bail

New bail reform is prompting NY judges to release perpetrators of anti-Semitic violence,Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2019, 10:11 AM
NYC mayor: 'Jews are afraid to show outward signs of Jewish faith'

NYC mayor: 'Jews are afraid to show outward signs of Jewish faith'

New York, Israeli, officials issue response to Monsey stabbing attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2019, 9:28 AM
Woman attacks three Jewish women in Brooklyn, New York

Woman attacks three Jewish women in Brooklyn, New York

Police arrest 30-year-old woman who attacked three young Jewish women in Crown Heights, New York.Chana Roberts, 12/28/2019, 9:08 PM
Jewish woman assaulted in Brooklyn in front of her son

Jewish woman assaulted in Brooklyn in front of her son

Woman shouts anti-Semitic slur, beats Jewish mother walking with her son.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/28/2019, 6:16 PM
NYPD to increase presence in Jewish areas

NYPD to increase presence in Jewish areas

New York City Mayor announces increased protection for Jews in Boro Park, Crown Heights and Williamsburg following string of attacks.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/27/2019, 9:20 PM
3 assaults on New York Jews in 24 hours

3 assaults on New York Jews in 24 hours

Multiple assaults against Jews in Manhattan, Brooklyn over Hanukkah holiday.Marcy Oster/JTA, 12/26/2019, 10:33 PM
Most of 28 yeshivas checked flunk NYC secular studies review

Most of 28 yeshivas checked flunk NYC secular studies review

Only two yeshivas of those reviewed provide substantial secular education, report says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/21/2019, 5:40 PM
Felix Rohatyn, financial force and former US envoy, dies at 91

Felix Rohatyn, financial force and former US envoy, dies at 91

Holocaust refugee-turned financier Felix Rohatyn was credited with saving New York from insolvency, went on to serve as ambassador to FranceAFP, 12/15/2019, 8:00 PM
The murder that shocked New York

The murder that shocked New York

Multiple children about 13-years-old suspected of assaulting, stabbing to death 19-year-old college student in Manhattan park.Gary Willig, 12/15/2019, 2:22 PM
Watch: 2 Israeli women mugged at New York subway station

Watch: 2 Israeli women mugged at New York subway station

Two Israeli tourists attacked, robbed at knife-point in mugging at Brooklyn subway station.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2019, 10:55 PM
NY's AG: 'Campaign to deny Jews housing blatantly anti-Semitic'

NY's AG: 'Campaign to deny Jews housing blatantly anti-Semitic'

New York state accuses town of ‘systematic effort’ to bar hasidic residents.JTA Staff, 12/7/2019, 5:48 PM
New Yorker sentenced to 40 years for supporting Hezbollah

New Yorker sentenced to 40 years for supporting Hezbollah

35-year-old convicted of providing material support to Hezbollah sentenced to 40 years in prison.Ben Ariel, 12/4/2019, 4:39 AM
New York police to be trained how to recognize hate crimes

New York police to be trained how to recognize hate crimes

Amid spike in anti-Semitic incidents, new law passed requiring that officers be trained to recognize hate crimes.Ben Sales, JTA, 11/26/2019, 3:05 PM
Candidate who targeted haredim fails in Rockland County

Candidate who targeted haredim fails in Rockland County

Haredi residents of Rockland County felt that district attorney candidate Michael Diederich targeted them in his campaign.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/8/2019, 9:10 PM
De Blasio says 'something doesn't fit' on Epstein's death

De Blasio says 'something doesn't fit' on Epstein's death

Watch criminal defense attorney David Bruno discuss the evidence in the investigation on Jeffrey Epstein's death., 11/2/2019, 5:48 PM
Plane malfunction causes passengers to celebrate holiday in US

Plane malfunction causes passengers to celebrate holiday in US

El Al Flight 008 from New York to Israel cancelled due to a technical glitch and will only take off after the holiday.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/20/2019, 5:39 PM
Boy, 8, descendant of Hasidic rebbe, dies in NY boating accident

Boy, 8, descendant of Hasidic rebbe, dies in NY boating accident

Descendant of Skverer Rebbe visiting from Israel dies when boat capsizes during Sukkot trip in Haverstraw Bay Park in Rockland County.Marcy Oster/JTA, 10/20/2019, 1:40 PM
In Tel Aviv, 200 protest Naama Issachar's sentence

In Tel Aviv, 200 protest Naama Issachar's sentence

Protesters call to 'free Naama' at two simultaneous demonstrations in New York and Tel Aviv.Hezki Baruch, 10/19/2019, 9:01 PM
Fire breaks out in 770

Fire breaks out in 770

Fire began in closet for emergency lights' battery, reports say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2019, 10:32 PM
New York: Jewish boy in critical condition after being attacked

New York: Jewish boy in critical condition after being attacked

'Emotionally disturbed' man picks up Jewish boy and throws him to the ground in unprovoked assault.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2019, 1:24 PM
"Anti-Semitic graffiti" at NY Holocaust memorial

"Anti-Semitic graffiti" at NY Holocaust memorial

Material and graffiti described as hateful and anti-Semitic discovered at Holocaust memorial in White Plains, NY on the eve of Yom Kippur.Marcy Oster, JTA, 10/10/2019, 2:52 PM
Anti-Semitic hate crimes in NYC up significantly in 2019

Anti-Semitic hate crimes in NYC up significantly in 2019

Number of anti-Jewish hate crimes recorded by NYPD since January rises to 311, compared to 250 during same period in 2018.Ben Sales, JTA, 10/7/2019, 7:17 AM
Anti-Semitic graffiti found in New York high school

Anti-Semitic graffiti found in New York high school

Hate-filled graffiti found inside Westchester County high school for the second time in one month. Governor Cuomo orders probe.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/29/2019, 10:04 PM
New York salutes IDF soldiers

New York salutes IDF soldiers

$37 million raised for IDF soldiers at FIDF National Gala, ‘A Night of Heroes.’Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2019, 10:16 AM
New Jersey man indicted on charges of supporting Hezbollah

New Jersey man indicted on charges of supporting Hezbollah

42-year-old allegedly surveilled dozens of iconic New York City locations and provided Hezbollah with detailed information about them.Elad Benari, 9/20/2019, 12:12 AM
Williamsburg: Thugs attack Jewish man

Williamsburg: Thugs attack Jewish man

Three youths of color attack hasidic Jew, steal his phone.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2019, 7:47 AM
From New York to the polls and back

From New York to the polls and back

Zerach and Rachel Greenfeld buy round-trip ticket from NY just to vote in Israeli elections. "So that the kids know what's important."Shimon Cohen, 9/17/2019, 1:07 PM
Swastikas found in Rockland County

Swastikas found in Rockland County

Governor Andrew Cuomo orders investigation after swastikas found carved at Starbucks location in Nyack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2019, 12:29 AM