News and updates about NYC

Russian TV hosts giggle discussing nuclear strike on NYC

Military analysts on Russian TV burst into laughter while pondering the catastrophic damage of a nuclear strike on NYC.

Russian TV hosts giggle discussing nuclear strike on NYCplayer

NYC still honoring 2 French Nazi collaborators in Canyon of Heroes

New York City removed statues of former US presidents, but left plaques honoring two French Nazi collaborators in its Canyon of Heroes. Why?

NYC still honoring 2 French Nazi collaborators

Can drones make NYC safer?

An Israeli company and its Brooklyn partner pitch innovative idea to NYC's Mayor Adams.

Can drones make NYC safer?

Why is this man targeting homeless in NYC?

Authorities in NYC and Washington, D.C. released footage of the gunman they believe has shot five homeless people, killing two.

Why is this man targeting homeless in NYC? player

NYC politicians suggest tools to fight antisemitism after a spate of incidents

NYC saw 3 times as many antisemitic hate crimes in January 2022 compared to the same period a year ago, prompting concern from lawmakers.

NYC leaders suggest tools to fight antisemitism

NY: Statewide indoor mask mandate to be lifted for some settings

The lifting of the mandate would apply to indoor settings such as grocery stores, shops and offices, but not hospitals and schools.

NY: Statewide indoor mask mandate to be lifted for some settings

NYC Council member apologizes for comparing vaccine mandates to Nazism

'This isn't Nazi Germany,' says Queens Republican in criticism of vaccine mandates she later walked back.

NYC Council member apologizes for comparing vax mandate to Nazis

Eric Adams sworn in as NYC's second Black mayor

Holding a photograph of his deceased mother, Eric Adams takes oath as NYC's second Black mayor.

Eric Adams sworn in as NYC's second Black mayorplayer

New NYC comptroller hopes to encourage yeshivas to teach secular subjects

Brad Lander, NYC’s next comptroller, says he will push Orthodox yeshivas to teach secular subjects.

New NYC comptroller to encourage secular studies in yeshivas

NYC Mayor-elect Eric Adams: We know what the Rebbe did for us

At menorah lighting, NYC Mayor-elect Eric Adams shares Chanukah message of hope, says, ‘We NYers know what the Rebbe did for us.’

NYC Mayor-elect Eric Adams: We know what the Rebbe did for us

Chabad photographer Dov Hechtman captures NYC skyline

Dov Hechtman sets out on a special flight above Manhattan and returns with 30 moments of the skyline.

Chabad photographer captures NYC skyline

Thomas Jefferson statue to be removed from NYC Council was gift from Jewish officer

Statue which has stood at council’s chambers for over a century was commissioned by Uriah Phillips Levy, a lifelong Jefferson fan.

Thomas Jefferson statue to be removed a gift from Jewish officer

Watch: Anti-vaxxer protesters trash NYC testing center

A group protesting NYC's vaccine mandate attacked a COVID-19 testing station in Union Square.

Watch: Anti-vaxxer protesters trash NYC testing center player

These Jewish NYC schoolteachers want a religious exemption from the city’s vaccine mandate

Some Jewish teachers in New York City are trying to secure exemptions from the city's sweeping vaccine mandate based on religious objections

Some NYC Jewish teachers seeking exemption from vaccine mandate

Man arrested in NYC subway station with 300 rounds of ammunition

Plainclothes subway cops nab man seen acting suspiciously who was allegedly carrying a homemade gun and over 300 rounds of ammunition.

Man arrested in NYC subway station with 300 rounds of ammunition

Watch: NYC fires unvaccinated medical workers, shortages follow

NY hospitals began firing or suspending healthcare employees for defying state orders to receive the vaccine.

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Federal court blocks vaccine mandate for NYC schools

A U.S. court blocked a NYC ruling requiring teachers and staff to be vaccinated with at least the 1st dose of the COVID vaccine.

Federal court blocks vaccine mandate for NYC schoolsplayer

NYC cop arrested for vandalizing Jewish camp on Rosh Hashanah

Suspect faces two counts of burglary and two counts of criminal mischief.

NYC cop arrested for vandalizing Jewish camp on Rosh Hashanah

Kosher restaurants fear losing customers over NYC vaccine mandate

As New York City vaccine mandate goes into effect, kosher restaurants fear losing customers - or getting fined for non-compliance.

Kosher restaurants fear losing customers over NY vaccine mandate

Suburban NYC Jewish community raises $1 million for Haiti relief aid

Local Jewish NYC nonprofits donating a million dollars worth of goods in two containers to Haitians in critical need of help.

Suburban NYC Jewish community raises $1 million in Haiti aid

US rep. calls for investigation into Jew-hatred in NYC public schools

New York rep. Lee Zeldin urges action after learning of a group of NYC teachers spreading anti-Israel material in their classrooms.

US rep. calls for investigation into Jew-hatred in NYC schools

17 items looted during Holocaust seized from NYC auction house

Documents including 19th C funeral scrolls, manuscripts and community records will be returned to Eastern European Jewish communities.

Items looted during Holocaust seized from NYC auction house

Watch: Mom thwarts kidnapping attempt in New York

Quick-thinking family and bystanders saved a young boy and put his would-be kidnapper behind bars.

Watch: Mom thwarts kidnapping attempt in New Yorkplayer

GOP mayoral candidate in NYC tells Hannity: AOC - All Out Crazy

If elected, Sliwa says he'll empower the police instead of undermining their immunity, slams Dems for 'utter hypocrisy.'

GOP mayoral candidate in NY: AOC - All Out Crazyplayer

Jewish philanthropist and former hedge fund exec gets 7 months in jail in NYC bribery case

Murray Huberfeld, a hedge fund executive who donated to Chabad and other Orthodox groups in Brooklyn, gets 7 months for bribery scheme.

Hedge funder who gave to Orthodox causes gets 7 months in jail

Jews walking in Central Park West after Shabbat pelted with eggs

One of the group who was hit in the head with an egg suffers concussion, police are investigating.

Jews walking in Central Park West after Shabbat pelted with eggs

Guardian newspaper removes “Zionism is genocide” photo after complaint

Photo showing 90-year old Jewish NYC anti-Israel "mini-celebrity" holding "Zionism is genocide" sign replaced by photo illustration.

Guardian newspaper removes “Zionism is genocide” photo

Second suspect arrested in last week's NYC mob assault of Jewish man

NYPD recommending 25-year old suspect be charged with three assault related hate crimes.

Second suspect arrested in NYC mob assault of Jewish man

Outrage after NYC principal sends staff email urging sanctions against Israel

Pro-Palestinian email sent by Brooklyn middle school principal sparks anger, leads to investigation by NYC Dep. of Education.

Outrage after NYC principal sends email urging Israel sanctions

Remorseless: NYC anti-Semitic attacker says 'I'd do it again'

Man held on $10,000 bail for brutal attack on Jew tells prison guards he'd do it all over again.

Remorseless: NYC anti-Semitic attacker says 'I'd do it again'

Dov Hikind calls out NYC mayoral candidate silence about "Jewish lynchings"

Former NYC Dem outraged that city's mayoral candidates have failed to speak out on attacks against Jews by pro-Palestinian activists.

Dov Hikind calls out mayoral candidates on "Jewish lynchings"

Pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian marchers clash in NYC protests

Cops, security barricades in NYC; bloodied Jewish man behind store window as police hold back group of attackers; other man hit with chair.

Pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian marchers clash in NYC protests

"Shame on France" - vigil at French consulate in NYC for slain Jew

Fmr. NY Gov Paterson & NYC Mayoral Candidate Sliwa joined Dov Hikind and many others in vigil at French consulate for Sarah Halimi.

"Shame on France": vigil at French consulate in NY for slain Jewplayer

NYC vigil to press France to prosecute Jewish woman's murderer

Former New York lawmaker Dov Hikind organizes vigil outside French consulate in NYC, demanding France prosecute Sarah Halimi's murderer.

NYC vigil to press France to prosecute Jewish woman's murderer

NYC mayoral candidate: Israel is an 'apartheid' state

In a recording, NYC mayoral candidate Dianne Morales can be heard claiming Israel is an 'apartheid state,' criticizing 'propaganda trips.'

NYC mayoral candidate: Israel is an 'apartheid' stateplayer

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.

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

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.

How Orthodox yeshivas became a major issue in NYC mayoral race

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.'

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

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.

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

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.

Intolerant of intolerance