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24-year-old aims to be NYC’s first Bukharian City Council member

24-year-old aims to be NYC’s first Bukharian City Council member

Defying his community's cultural norms, David Aronov, a Bukharian Jew, is running for NYC City Council.Lauren Hakimi, JTA, 17/04/2021 21:56
Oversight of Orthodox yeshivas becomes a major issue in New York City’s mayoral race

Oversight of Orthodox yeshivas becomes a major issue in New York City’s mayoral race

Oversight of Orthodox yeshivas in New York City has emerged as a major issue in this year's mayoral race.Shira Hanau, 26/03/2021 14:06
Does Andrew Yang, NYC mayoral candidate, 'appreciate' BDS?

Does Andrew Yang, NYC mayoral candidate, 'appreciate' BDS?

Andrew Yang, NYC mayoral candidate, clarifies position on the BDS movement. 'BDS does not recognize Israel's right to exist.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/03/2021 20:15
Is painting on NYC mayoral candidate’s wall portrait of a rabbi?

Is painting on NYC mayoral candidate’s wall portrait of a rabbi?

NYT profile on New York mayoral candidate Raymond McGuire draws attention of Jewish readers with portrait of what appears to be a rabbi.Shira Hanau, JTA, 12/02/2021 10:17
Intolerant of intolerance

Intolerant of intolerance

In NYC, the factors that determine my quality of life have been taken out of my realm. I no longer feel safe on the streets. Op-ed.Sara Lehmann, 26/01/2021 17:00
Confederate flag tied to front door of NYC Holocaust museum

Confederate flag tied to front door of NYC Holocaust museum

'This is an atrocious attack on our community,' says president of Jewish heritage museum in New York City.Ben Sales, JTA, 10/01/2021 15:23
NYC bomb hoax suspect - a former Jewish youth group officer

NYC bomb hoax suspect - a former Jewish youth group officer

22-year-old Jewish youth group officer turned far-right activist suspected in bomb hoax at New York City mall.Ben Sales, JTA, 06/01/2021 08:32
Watch: Gunman opens fire at crowd outside NYC holiday concert

Watch: Gunman opens fire at crowd outside NYC holiday concert

Ruptly provided footage of the aftermath of deadly shooting in central NYC just hours ago. Suspect shot and killed, identity unknown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/12/2020 15:17
NYC health inspectors visit empty yeshiva and write summons

NYC health inspectors visit empty yeshiva and write summons

NYC Health Department filmed writing summons to empty Yeshiva building, citing 'list' to justify procedure.Mordechai Sones, 26/10/2020 22:36
Ruling: Most NYC crosswalks violate disability laws

Ruling: Most NYC crosswalks violate disability laws

CBS New York reported that Judge Paul Engelmayer ruled the city violated 3 laws aimed at helping the disabled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/10/2020 19:53
NYC Celebrate Israel parade delayed due to rioting

NYC Celebrate Israel parade delayed due to rioting

NYC’s Celebrate Israel parade — virtual this year because of COVID-19 — postponed over George Floyd protests.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 06/06/2020 22:02
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, 12/01/2020 00:15
Open letter to Mayor DeBlasio and the NY Democrats machine

Open letter to Mayor DeBlasio and the NY Democrats machine

Mr. Mayor, my question to you, sir, is why did you dismiss anti-Semitism as a real problem in this city? Who exactly in the Democratic party was pulling the strings in the background to prevent acting against antisemitism perpetrated by minorities? Ronald Edelstein, 07/10/2019 16:54
The solution to antisemitism? It isn't attacking Jews

The solution to antisemitism? It isn't attacking Jews

Jews working for the good of the Jewish community should not be attacked, even if a writer thinks more can be done. Yehuda Meth, 05/10/2019 21:44
The silence on increasing antisemitism cannot be tolerated in NY

The silence on increasing antisemitism cannot be tolerated in NY

If you sense that something enigmatic and hypocritical is lurking behind the scenes, then you have hit the nail on the proverbial head. Ronald Edelstein, 27/09/2019 17:54
Discrimination in the NYCDOE is nothing new: Caranza is a scapegoat

Discrimination in the NYCDOE is nothing new: Caranza is a scapegoat

Carranza is just the scapegoat. It took the division between parties, and a change in the direction of the Democratic Party to have people finally acknowledge discrimination, abuse and hate within the New York City Department Of Education. Cindy Grosz, 23/06/2019 08:18
NY man hurls phone at train after anti-Semitic attack

NY man hurls phone at train after anti-Semitic attack

After a vicious anti-Semitic rant at a Brooklyn subway stop, the suspect snatches the victim's phone to destroy the evidence of his attack.Sara Rubenstein, 15/06/2019 22:09
Where exactly is your ‘Palestine,’ Mayor de Blasio?

Where exactly is your ‘Palestine,’ Mayor de Blasio?

Jewish NYC councilman Kalman Yeger forgot the Democratic party's new rules about not telling the truth when it is upsetting to Muslims and has been punished. Jack Engelhard, 03/04/2019 06:03
Danon's 3-step battle plan against antisemitism

Danon's 3-step battle plan against antisemitism

Israeli Ambassador to the UN, Danny Danon outlines a plan for combating rising anti-Semitism across globe at ZOA annual dinner.Ezra Sanders, 05/11/2018 18:47
NY Public bathroom gets a makeover

NY Public bathroom gets a makeover

NYC upgraded a public bathroom in Bryant park, making it one of the most luxurious bathrooms in the entire city., 30/04/2017 13:52
NYC to ban mohels if children they treated found to have herpes

NYC to ban mohels if children they treated found to have herpes

NYC health dept. says it will now ban mohels automatically if child has herpes- without testing the source of the infection.JTA, 31/03/2017 14:39
Assemblyman Hikind promotes bill to suspend NYC bag tax

Assemblyman Hikind promotes bill to suspend NYC bag tax

Dov Hikind encourages public to call on Governor Cuomo to sign moratorium bill, calls tax an 'unnecessary burden' on taxpayers.Dov Hikind, 08/02/2017 08:50
New York Arabs protest Trump's consideration of Giuliani

New York Arabs protest Trump's consideration of Giuliani

Pro-Palestinian New York students call on all sympathizers to use 'any means necessary' to resist and fight the 'US empire.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/12/2016 13:55
NYC: Yeshivas, schools to get $20M for security

NYC: Yeshivas, schools to get $20M for security

Religious Jewish schools in New York City are prime beneficiaries of a special $20 million budget for "school security."Hillel Fendel, 27/12/2015 19:33
NYC: Apt Owners Sued for Religious Discrimination

NYC: Apt Owners Sued for Religious Discrimination

Haredi residents of a Queens apartment complex take legal action after owners install electric locks - making Shabbat a problem.Haim Lev, 03/08/2015 15:35
Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes Spike in NYC

Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes Spike in NYC

27% increase in anti-Semitic crimes in the Big Apple as of June 2015 as hate crimes in general become more frequent.Tova Dvorin, 29/06/2015 16:27
NYC Official: US-Israel Relationship is 'Strong'

NYC Official: US-Israel Relationship is 'Strong'

NYC Public Advocate Letitia James reveals that the US still considers Israel an 'ally' despite cooling relations between Netanyahu, Obama.Eliran Aharon, Tova Dvorin, 31/03/2015 13:38
Cabbie Tells Jewish Passenger 'All Jews Must Die'

Cabbie Tells Jewish Passenger 'All Jews Must Die'

Suit filed against Manhattan cab driver after he allegedly threatened passenger, drove recklessly.Tova Dvorin, 24/02/2015 20:42
New England Braces for 'Historic' Snowstorm

New England Braces for 'Historic' Snowstorm

2-3 ft. of snow projected to fall across multiple states, prompting panic among 58 million in its shadow.Tova Dvorin, 26/01/2015 15:53
Cupcake Company Tweets Sweet Anti-Semitism

Cupcake Company Tweets Sweet Anti-Semitism

Cupcake Crew, a finalist on a television reality show, elicits backlash after tweeting 'Zionist pigs' remark.Tova Dvorin, 25/07/2014 12:22
Ex-Cop Charged with Anti-Semitic Graffiti in NYC

Ex-Cop Charged with Anti-Semitic Graffiti in NYC

Brooklyn ex-cop sprayed swastikas in Borough Park because he 'just didn't like' Jews, court papers show.Tova Dvorin, 28/05/2014 22:51
Who Killed New York Hareidi Millionaire?

Who Killed New York Hareidi Millionaire?

Police suspect business partner in the murder of Satmar Hassid and prominent businessman Menachem Stark.Tova Dvorin, 07/01/2014 10:44
Slain Hassidic Millionaire to Be Buried in J'lem

Slain Hassidic Millionaire to Be Buried in J'lem

Community mourns 'true person of kindness', as murder investigation focuses on his business associates: 'He had enemies'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/01/2014 10:54
De Blasio Wins NYC in Landslide

De Blasio Wins NYC in Landslide

Democrat wins mayoral race by a margin of 49 percentage points – the largest since 1985.Gil Ronen, 06/11/2013 11:02
Reward Offered for Information on Graffiti

Reward Offered for Information on Graffiti

NYC Councilman offers reward for information on individuals responsible for hateful graffiti in Borough Park.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/06/2013 06:36
9/11 Plane Part Found in NYC

9/11 Plane Part Found in NYC

Police removed a 250-pound piece of an airplane wing from near the World Trade Center that is believed to be part of a 9/11 jetliner. Arutz Sheva staff, 02/05/2013 00:51
Boston Suspects Planned to 'Party' in NY: Police

Boston Suspects Planned to 'Party' in NY: Police

The brothers suspected of carrying out deadly Boston Marathon attacks had planned to head to a Manhattan party after explosions. Arutz Sheva staff, 25/04/2013 09:28
NYC Mayoral Candidiate Blasts College's BDS Event

NYC Mayoral Candidiate Blasts College's BDS Event

New York City Democratic mayoral candidate joined in the chorus of opposition directed at Brooklyn College for co-sponsoring BDS event.Rachel Hirshfeld , 03/02/2013 13:46
New York Woman Charged with Hate Crime

New York Woman Charged with Hate Crime

31-year-old woman charged with murder as a hate crime after shoving a New York man to his death in front of an oncoming subway train.Elad Benari, 30/12/2012 04:10
Man Pushed to his Death in Front of NYC Subway

Man Pushed to his Death in Front of NYC Subway

Police in New York City on Friday were hunting for a woman suspected of pushing a man to his death under an oncoming subway train.., 29/12/2012 19:16
NY City Council Asks: 'Jew Representing NYC?'

NY City Council Asks: 'Jew Representing NYC?'

A NY City Council hopeful asks constituents: “A White/Jewish City Council Member representing Upper Manhattan?” Rachel Hirshfeld, 02/12/2012 13:19
Communities Pull Together to Survive in Queens, LI

Communities Pull Together to Survive in Queens, LI

Communities are pulling together and families in Queens and Long Island are struggling to survive after Sandy and a nor'easter came by.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 08/11/2012 17:51
America's Northeast Braces for New Storm

America's Northeast Braces for New Storm

With more than a million households still without power following Hurricane Sandy, eastern New York braces for another storm: a nor'easter.Chana Ya'ar, 07/11/2012 09:49
US Voters Wait .. and Wait to Cast Ballots

US Voters Wait .. and Wait to Cast Ballots

Thanks to Hurricane Sandy, in some states US voters waited for more than an hour before being able to cast their ballots.Chana Ya'ar, 06/11/2012 19:56
22 Torah Scrolls Found Damaged in Belle Harbor

22 Torah Scrolls Found Damaged in Belle Harbor

In a single seaside community, volunteers from New York's Jewish Shomrim organization have discovered 22 damaged Torah scrolls.Chana Ya'ar, 05/11/2012 20:32
NYC Chabad Head Out to Help with Hurricane Relief

NYC Chabad Head Out to Help with Hurricane Relief

Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries are on another "mission from G-d" -- this time, organizing volunteers for hurricane relief in New York City.Hana Levi Julian, 04/11/2012 14:19
Another 1st for Sandy: 2012 NYC Marathon Canceled

Another 1st for Sandy: 2012 NYC Marathon Canceled

Chalk up another "first" for Hurricane Sandy in the annals of New York: the 2012 NYC Marathon, set for Sunday, has been canceled.Chana Ya'ar, 04/11/2012 12:47
Giuliani: Obama Should 'Resign' Over Libya, Sandy

Giuliani: Obama Should 'Resign' Over Libya, Sandy

Rudy Giuliani tore into Obama, saying the president should "resign" over terrorist attack in Libya and for campaigning after Hurricane SandyRachel Hirshfeld , 04/11/2012 10:16
Hurricane Sandy Forces Bellevue Evacuation

Hurricane Sandy Forces Bellevue Evacuation

Another New York hospital -- venerable Bellevue -- has been forced to evacuate its patients due to damage from Hurricane Sandy.Chana Ya'ar, 01/11/2012 12:45
Tri-State Commuters Crawling Back to Work

Tri-State Commuters Crawling Back to Work

Most commuters on Thursday in NY, NJ and CT had no choice but to drive, clogging roads into a crawl following Hurricane Sandy's destruction.Chana Ya'ar, 01/11/2012 10:58
New York Slowly Getting Back to Normal

New York Slowly Getting Back to Normal

It's a slow process, but New York is making its way back to normal life in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.Chana Ya'ar , 01/11/2012 08:18
Metro New York's Subway, Trains Down 'For Days'

Metro New York's Subway, Trains Down 'For Days'

Hurricane Sandy has totally paralyzed the underground system used by New Yorkers for more than a century to travel the city.Chana Ya'ar, 31/10/2012 11:59
New York 'On Hold' for Hurricane Sandy

New York 'On Hold' for Hurricane Sandy

The City of New York is “on hold,” public transit shut down, stock exchange and stores closed for Hurricane Sandy. A7 Readers: send pics! Chana Ya'ar, 29/10/2012 14:49
NY Plans Transit 'Timeout' for Hurricane Sandy

NY Plans Transit 'Timeout' for Hurricane Sandy

Governor Cuomo orders MTA to plan for a possible “orderly suspension” of commuter services for Hurricane Sandy.Chana Ya'ar, 28/10/2012 17:18
Greek Neo-Nazi Party Opens Office in NYC

Greek Neo-Nazi Party Opens Office in NYC

Greece's neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party has set up an office in New York City, in an effort to reach out to Greek citizens living abroad.Rachel Hirshfeld , 23/09/2012 19:09
New Controversial Jihad Ad to Appear in NYC Subway

New Controversial Jihad Ad to Appear in NYC Subway

A new pro-Israel advertisement is set to make its debut on New York City's subway system next week. Rachel Hirshfeld, 20/09/2012 13:34
Israeli Law Center Sues Ahmadinejad's NYC Hotel

Israeli Law Center Sues Ahmadinejad's NYC Hotel

An Israeli law center is suing a NYC hotel that agreed to host the Iranian President during his visit next week, when he will address UN.Rachel Hirshfeld , 19/09/2012 15:27