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ZOA appealing case of anti-Israel NJ school board members

Two NJ school board members who made anti-Israel statements during board meeting violated state school ethics law, ZOA says.

ZOA appealing case of anti-Israel NJ school board members

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New Jersey man charged for terrorist threats against synagogue

Suspect accused of screaming obscenities and threats at congregants of Deal, New Jersey synagogue.

New Jersey man charged for terrorist threats against synagogue

Haredi pilot escapes burning plane

Pilot from the Borough Park manages to escape single engine plane engulfed in flames on taxiway, but suffers serious burns.

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DOJ reaches deal over allegation NJ town targeted Orthodox Jews

Dispute over zoning laws that allegedly made it purposely difficult for Orthodox Jews to live in Jackson Township settled by DOJ.

DOJ reaches deal over allegation NJ town targeted Orthodox Jews

Antisemitic attack spree on NJ Jewish men leads to federal hate crime charges

Antisemitic attack spree on Orthodox men in New Jersey leads to federal hate crime charges against the suspect.

Attack on NJ Jewish men leads to federal hate crime charges

New Jersey: Suspect charged with attempted murder for running down Jewish woman

Suspect charged with attempted murder after running down Jewish woman in predominantly Orthodox neighborhood, running over her repeatedly.

Man runs down Jewish woman, drives over her repeatedly

Bomb threat causes evacuation of New Jersey Jewish Community Center

Katz Jewish Community Center in Cherry Hill evacuates building after receiving threat which turns out to be a hoax.

Bomb threat causes evacuation of New Jersey JCC

Israeli ice cream maker sues Ben & Jerry's

Avi Zinger, head of Ben & Jerry's Israel, sues Unilever over decision to boycott Judea and Samaria.

Israeli ice cream maker sues Ben & Jerry's

New Jersey woman refuses help from Jewish First Aid medics

Lakewood woman having medical emergency attempts to refuse treatment from Hatzolah volunteers because they're Jewish.

New Jersey woman refuses help from Jewish First Aid medics

New Jersey yeshiva principal resigns abruptly amid allegations of past sexual abuse

Top rabbi at modern Orthodox yeshiva in New Jersey resigns abruptly following allegations of sexual abuse 30 years ago.

NJ yeshiva principal quits amid allegations of past sexual abuse

New Jersey law will allow Hatzolah paramedics to respond to emergencies

New rules will allow Hatzolah paramedics to respond to emergencies using their own vehicles and to operate in mobile intensive care units.

NJ law will allow Hatzolah paramedics to respond to emergencies

NJ Assembly speaker calls for probe of antisemitic slur against lawmaker

Speaker Gordon Johnson calls on Bergen County, NJ prosecutor to investigate September incident against Rep. Josh Gottheimer as hate crime.

NJ Dem calls for probe of antisemitic slur against lawmaker

9-year-old Jewish girl killed in NJ car crash

Lakewood girl killed when car crashes into tree in Toms River area.

9-year-old Jewish girl killed in NJ car crash

Swastikas drawn on sidewalk next to New Jersey synagogue

Police have opened an investigation after three swastikas were discovered drawn outside a synagogue in West Orange, New Jersey.

Swastikas drawn on sidewalk next to New Jersey synagogue

NJ township settles longstanding legal battle with synagogue

A New Jersey township has settled a long-running legal fight with an area synagogue over land it wanted to turn into a new school.

NJ township settles longstanding legal battle with synagogue

Swastika found at New Jersey synagogue condemned by community

A swastika sticker found on the synagogue's parking lot sign has been swiftly rebuked by local community leaders who are calling for unity.

Swastika found at New Jersey synagogue condemned by community

New Jersey federation hires ex-police chief as head of security

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey has hired former Cherry Hill, NJ police chief as its new head of security.

New Jersey federation hires ex-police chief as head of security

New Jersey man sentenced for conspiring with neo-Nazis to vandalize synagogues

A New Jersey man was given a year in prison for conspiring in 2019 with members of a neo-Nazi group to vandalize synagogues.

New Jersey man sentenced for conspiring to vandalize synagogues

NJ trucker-turned-State Senator reacts to leftist media smears

Ed Durr, a Republican truck driver who pulled off an upset against a powerful New Jersey Democrat, speaks with Newsmax.

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New Jersey Senate president concedes to Republican challenger

Powerful and longtime NJ Senator Stephen Sweeney admits defeat to previous unknown who ran campaign on a tiny budget.

New Jersey Senate president concedes to Republican challenger

On Youngkin, Biden, the Land of the Free and the Home of the Braves

There are so many take-aways from the Virginia and New Jersey gubernatorial elections on the night the World Series also concluded. Op-ed

Youngkin, Biden, the Land of the Free and the Home of the Braves

Phil Murphy re-elected as New Jersey Governor

Murphy defeated Jack Ciattarelli to become the first Democrat since 1977 to win re-election as governor of New Jersey.

Phil Murphy re-elected as New Jersey Governor

Jewish teacher accused of forcibly removing a student’s hijab at NJ school

Jewish teacher at a New Jersey public school was accused of pulling a hijab off of a 7-year-old girl.

NJ: Jewish teacher accused of forcibly removing student’s hijab

Rutgers University slammed for 'fuelling anti-Semitic behavior and tropes'

New Jersey Jewish Federation raises concern for safety of Jewish students at Rutgers after 9//11 program featuring anti-Israel speakers.

Rutgers slammed for 'fuelling anti-Semitic behavior and tropes'

Middle school goes virtual after COVID outbreak at bar mitzvah of Chris Christie’s nephew

Middle school in New Jersey goes virtual after coronavirus outbreak reported at bar mitzvah of former Governor Chris Christie's nephew.

School goes virtual after Chris Christie's nephew's bar mitzvah

New Jersey school defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti on eve of Yom Kippur

Hate incident denounced by city of Glen Rock and local politicians, but school board still searching for whoever was responsible.

NJ school defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti on Yom Kippur eve

Jewish leaders commend New Jersey's divestment from Unilever

Conference of Presidents welcomes New Jersey’s decision to divest from parent company of Ben & Jerry’s over its boycott of Israel.

Jewish leaders commend New Jersey's divestment from Unilever

New Jersey man with hammer goes on rampage asking 'Are you Jewish?'

Man rampages through Teaneck, NJ doctor's office with hammer, covered in blood, smashing windows and asking patients if they're Jewish.

NJ man with hammer goes on rampage asking 'Are you Jewish?'

New Jersey Orthodox high school ordered closed over zoning dispute

Judge grants school the possibility to reopen if it meets a safety inspection.

New Jersey Jewish high school ordered closed over zoning dispute

New Jersey to divest from Ben & Jerry's and parent company

Internal New Jersey investigation finds Unilever sought to boycott Israel in violation of state's anti-BDS law.

New Jersey to divest from Ben & Jerry's and parent company

NJ town's mayor blames teens for latest swastika vandalism

Westfield has been the target of multiple swastika vandalism incidents over the last few years.

NJ town's mayor blames teens for latest swastika vandalism

46 dead after Ida floods northeast USA

'Stay off the roads, we're not out of this yet,' NJ Gov. Murphy begs. Senior meteorologist: 'As far as the United States goes, it's gone.'

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At least 24 dead in New York, New Jersey floods

Authorities say many victims drowned in basement apartments which were flooded by remnants of Hurricane Ida.

At least 24 dead in New York, New Jersey floodsplayer

Sabbath-observant residents win condominium elevator conflict

New Jersey condo to resume Shabbat elevator service after settling with residents who sued.

Sabbath-observant residents win condominium elevator conflict

US Census: Haredi areas among fastest-growing in New York, New Jersey

Orthodox areas are among the fastest growing in New York and New Jersey, census data shows.

US Census: Haredi areas among fastest-growing in NY, New Jersey

Swastika burned into New Jersey yeshiva’s driveway

Police are investigating, with the ADL calling for action so swastikas are no longer used to "instill fear in Jews and their institutions."

Swastika burned into New Jersey yeshiva’s driveway

NJ man who pleaded guilty to arsenal of guns also had cash of Nazi items

New Jersey man pleads guilty to possessing 18 firearms and ammo but was not charged for alleged collection of neo-Nazi and racist items.

NJ man who pleaded guilty to arsenal of guns also had Nazi items

Mayor of NJ town home to Unilever HQ slams Ben & Jerry's boycott

In letter, mayor of Englewood Cliffs, NJ strongly urged Unilever to reconsider Ben & Jerry's decision to boycott Judea and Samaria.

Mayor of NJ town home to Unilever HQ slams Ben & Jerry's boycott

NJ town denies state's claim of discrimination against Orthodox Jews

Officials from Jackson Township embroiled in court case with state AG who accuses them of violating the civil rights of Orthodox residents.

NJ town denies claim of discrimination against Orthodox Jews