Gov. Cuomo blasts 'deceitful' Satmar wedding

Gov. Cuomo blasts 'deceitful' Satmar wedding

New York governor calls for probe of massive Hasidic wedding in Brooklyn, calling event 'shocking, totally deceitful'.David Rosenberg, Monday, 10:48 AM
Report: Satmar Hasidim hid massive NYC wedding from public view

Report: Satmar Hasidim hid massive NYC wedding from public view

After one massive Satmar wedding in NY was cancelled, another wedding was held, drawing thousands despite coronavirus restrictions.Philissa Cramer, JTA, Sunday, 10:09 PM
Buffalo, NY business owners chase out Sheriff, Health Dept

Buffalo, NY business owners chase out Sheriff, Health Dept

Buffalo NY business owners face down officials arriving to enforce Cuomo lockdown orders, chant 'we will not comply' at retreating officers.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 11:46 AM
New York City schools shutting down as virus cases rise

New York City schools shutting down as virus cases rise

Public schools will close on Thursday as the city's cases continue to increase.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2020, 2:31 PM
Watch: Hikind spoofs Cuomo's handling of pandemic in new 'book'

Watch: Hikind spoofs Cuomo's handling of pandemic in new 'book'

Former New York Assemblyman publishes new book spoofing Gov. Cuomo’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic...but what's in it?Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2020, 12:05 AM
Jews For Trump convoy attacked on its way through New York

Jews For Trump convoy attacked on its way through New York

Around a thousand vehicles made their way through NY, with many attacked by eggs, rocks, and pepper spray.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2020, 9:30 PM
Several pro-Trump rallies planned in NY Orthodox communities

Several pro-Trump rallies planned in NY Orthodox communities

At one event in Brooklyn’s Marine Park, Boris Epshteyn, an Trump campaign advisor, will be speaking alongside former assemblyman Dov Hikind.Shira Hanau, JTA, 10/25/2020, 9:40 AM
De Blasio 'regrets' criticism of hasidic funeral

De Blasio 'regrets' criticism of hasidic funeral

New York mayor says he did not handle response to large Brooklyn funeral in early days of coronavirus pandemic as well as he should have.Shira Hanau/JTA, 10/20/2020, 10:37 PM
Mayer Rispler, Satmar leader who called for following health rules, dies of COVID-19 at 70

Mayer Rispler, Satmar leader who called for following health rules, dies of COVID-19 at 70

Mayer Rispler, 70, a leader in the Satmar Hasidic movement who called on members to follow health rules, dead at 70 after being infected.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 10/19/2020, 7:02 AM
New York Rabbi Elie Abadie moves to Dubai

New York Rabbi Elie Abadie moves to Dubai

Leading New York rabbi returns to the Middle East. 'I feel like I’m coming home to my roots.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2020, 11:25 AM
Journalist's father expresses 'horror and disgust' at attacks

Journalist's father expresses 'horror and disgust' at attacks

Yitzchok Kornbluh, father of journalist who alerted police of prayer gathering: His agenda was to alert authorities, prevent further deaths.Mordechai Sones, 10/13/2020, 9:15 PM
Del Bigtree interviews Rabbi Yitzchak David Smith on NY lockdown

Del Bigtree interviews Rabbi Yitzchak David Smith on NY lockdown

For second time in 18 months, Jewish Orthodox community in NY has been locked down, causing heated protests in streets.Mordechai Sones, 10/10/2020, 11:03 PM
De Blasio: Police response to ‘disgusting’ assault of Orthodox journalist ‘will be fixed’

De Blasio: Police response to ‘disgusting’ assault of Orthodox journalist ‘will be fixed’

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he is unsatisfied with police response to assault on Orthodox reporter covering Brooklyn protest.Ben Sales/JTA, 10/8/2020, 8:41 PM
Brooklyn: Anti-lockdown mob beats fellow hasidic Jew

Brooklyn: Anti-lockdown mob beats fellow hasidic Jew

Protesters call Jewish man filming protest a "snitch," beat him and leave him in critical condition during protest against NY restrictions.Gary Willig, 10/7/2020, 9:48 PM
‘What does this grim picture remind you of?’ Trump asks of crackdown on Jewish gatherings

‘What does this grim picture remind you of?’ Trump asks of crackdown on Jewish gatherings

US President retweets video of police breaking up Sukkot holiday gathering in New York, implies connection with past anti-Semitic regimes.Ben Sales/JTA, 10/7/2020, 7:37 PM
New York Rabbi begs President Trump to help Jewish Community

New York Rabbi begs President Trump to help Jewish Community

Brooklyn Rabbi Hillel Handler speaks out against Gov. Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio; Calls Governor 'mass murderer'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/7/2020, 1:31 PM
Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn protest against COVID crackdown

Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn protest against COVID crackdown

Protesters torch masks in Borough Park demonstration against New York's crackdown on neighborhoods with high coronavirus rates.Shira Hanau, JTA, 10/7/2020, 8:43 AM
Here's what New Yorkers think about Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis

Here's what New Yorkers think about Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis

2020 election correspondent Lawrence Jones asks New Yorkers what they think.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/7/2020, 8:12 AM
Cuomo lays out closure plan for COVID-19 hot spots

Cuomo lays out closure plan for COVID-19 hot spots

New "Cluster Action Initiative" is a three-tiered system which categorizes locations as either Red, Orange, or Yellow.Ben Ariel, 10/7/2020, 12:01 AM
Jewish actor Rick Moranis assaulted in New York City

Jewish actor Rick Moranis assaulted in New York City

'Honey I Shrunk the Kids' star attacked while walking in Upper West Side.Josefin Dolsten/JTA, 10/4/2020, 7:49 AM
Residents of NY Orthodox Jewish communities lament 'stigmatization' by authorities

Residents of NY Orthodox Jewish communities lament 'stigmatization' by authorities

"We feel attacked, and when you are attacked on your belief, people attack back."Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/1/2020, 1:53 PM
Planning to visit New York? Factor in a fortnight's quarantine

Planning to visit New York? Factor in a fortnight's quarantine

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo has applied a two-week isolation requirement for all visitors to the state, excepting just 31 countries.Ido Ben Porat, 9/29/2020, 9:58 AM
Cuomo says COVID-19 cases up in New York's Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods

Cuomo says COVID-19 cases up in New York's Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods

Rate of positive coronavirus tests is ticking up in New York says governor Andrew Cuomo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2020, 5:36 AM
New York registers more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases in one day

New York registers more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases in one day

This marks the first time since June 5 the state has seen a daily number that high.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/27/2020, 6:29 AM
Jewish parents in NY urged not to test their children for the coronavirus

Jewish parents in NY urged not to test their children for the coronavirus

Messages circulating in social media groups urge parents of children at Jewish schools in NYC not to have their kids tested for coronavirus.Shira Hanau, JTA, 9/25/2020, 8:20 AM
New York will erect statue in Brooklyn to honor RBG

New York will erect statue in Brooklyn to honor RBG

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces state to build memorial to late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her birthplace.Marcy Oster/JTA, 9/21/2020, 5:27 PM
Amid increasing COVID alarm, packed services held at Chabad’s Brooklyn headquarters

Amid increasing COVID alarm, packed services held at Chabad’s Brooklyn headquarters

Chabad's 770 headquarters in Brooklyn packed with worshippers Saturday night, despite calls to avoid crowded spaces.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 9/13/2020, 10:35 PM
Watch: Democrat-led New York descends into anarchy

Watch: Democrat-led New York descends into anarchy

Viral video depicts violence and madness on streets of New York City.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2020, 1:40 PM
Activists chant, 'Death to America' - in Manhattan

Activists chant, 'Death to America' - in Manhattan

In Manhattan, activists smash windows, shout 'Death to America!'Dalit Halevi, 9/6/2020, 12:29 AM
Homeless man arrested for mugging of Jewish NYPD chaplain

Homeless man arrested for mugging of Jewish NYPD chaplain

Arrest made after NYPD chief chaplain Rabbi Alvin Kass, 84, was mugged during his early morning walk on Upper West Side.Marcy Oster/JTA, 9/2/2020, 7:32 PM
'Coronavirus cases are on the rise, please trust us,' NY doctor pleads

'Coronavirus cases are on the rise, please trust us,' NY doctor pleads

Citing COVID uptick, 138 Long Island Jewish doctors ask community to trust medical experts.Shira Hanau, JTA, 9/2/2020, 8:18 AM
Jewish NY police chaplain mugged during morning walk

Jewish NY police chaplain mugged during morning walk

NYPD chief chaplain Rabbi Alvin Kass, 84, mugged during early morning walk on Upper West Side.Marcy Oster/JTA, 9/1/2020, 6:32 PM
Watch: Violent criminals openly attack police in New York City

Watch: Violent criminals openly attack police in New York City

Violent criminals openly attack police officers in New York City for citing them for parking violations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2020, 12:07 PM
Crushed rocks in New York utility road may have come from Jewish gravestones, report says

Crushed rocks in New York utility road may have come from Jewish gravestones, report says

Road in Nassau county reportedly used crushed rocks which had Jewish star, Hebrew letters, apparently from smashed gravestone.Marcy Oster, JTA, 8/25/2020, 2:58 PM
New York: 'Ezras Nashim' EMT service wins ambulance license

New York: 'Ezras Nashim' EMT service wins ambulance license

Brooklyn’s Orthodox women’s EMT service gets right to operate an ambulance after years of lobbying.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/15/2020, 8:39 PM
Non-Jewish NY assemblywoman targeted in anti-Semitic vandalism

Non-Jewish NY assemblywoman targeted in anti-Semitic vandalism

Vandal defaces office of New York State assemblywoman whose husband is Jewish, leaves vulgar anti-Semitic note.Shira Hanau, JTA, 8/13/2020, 10:19 PM
Holocaust museum in New York plans to reopen in September

Holocaust museum in New York plans to reopen in September

Pending approval from New York City and State, Museum of Jewish Heritage to reopen in September - at limited capacity.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 8/12/2020, 7:51 AM
New York Governor authorizes reopening of schools

New York Governor authorizes reopening of schools

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says all school districts are authorized to reopen following decline in cases of COVID-19.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/7/2020, 8:13 PM
Report: New York firefighters won't use hoses against violent rioters

Report: New York firefighters won't use hoses against violent rioters

While hoses are being used by police forces in Israel, NYC fire department bans their use for crowd controlArutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2020, 9:45 PM
Orthodox Jewish man assaulted in Brooklyn

Orthodox Jewish man assaulted in Brooklyn

Two blacks, one Hispanic, assault Jewish man walking in Brooklyn.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/25/2020, 8:57 PM
Jewish lawmaker Eliot Engel suffers upset in NY primaries

Jewish lawmaker Eliot Engel suffers upset in NY primaries

New York congressional primaries race called for Jamaal Bowman, who ran against leading pro-Israel lawmaker Eliot Engel.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/18/2020, 12:38 AM
Mass layoffs at Manhattan JCC after federal program expires

Mass layoffs at Manhattan JCC after federal program expires

New York City’s flagship JCC cuts 35% of jobs as pandemic layoffs continue.Shira Hanau, JTA, 7/13/2020, 8:15 AM
NY Jewish Week suspends print edition

NY Jewish Week suspends print edition

150-year-old Jewish newspaper announces final print edition to be released this month, switch to 'digital-first model.'Marcy Oster/JTA, 7/7/2020, 9:36 PM
NY Judge: Cuomo can keep Jewish summer camps closed

NY Judge: Cuomo can keep Jewish summer camps closed

Last-ditch effort by Orthodox Jews to allow sleepaway camps to open fails as judge refuses to hear case in lawsuit.Shira Hanau/JTA, 7/7/2020, 5:40 PM
Federal judge blocks New York’s coronavirus attendance limits for religious services

Federal judge blocks New York’s coronavirus attendance limits for religious services

Federal judge rules in favor of lawsuit by 3 Orthodox Jews, 2 Catholic priests against New York's limitations on houses of worship.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/28/2020, 10:44 PM
NY Museum of Jewish Heritage to lay off 40% of staff due to COVID-19

NY Museum of Jewish Heritage to lay off 40% of staff due to COVID-19

Museum says financial crisis caused by coronavirus pandemic is forcing it to lay off two thirds of its employees.Marcy Oster/JTA, 6/23/2020, 7:01 PM
Opening synagogues or fighting obesity?

Opening synagogues or fighting obesity?

How can the NY faithful reduce synagogue attendance, so that state law is not snubbed? OpinionRabbi Daniel Green, 6/23/2020, 3:12 PM
COVID-19 deaths in NY fall to 17, lowest 24-hour total since start of outbreak

COVID-19 deaths in NY fall to 17, lowest 24-hour total since start of outbreak

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says 'Phase 2' of reopening of New York City as daily death toll from coronavirus falls below 20.Gary Willig, 6/17/2020, 7:19 PM
De Blasio: We won't let people 'take law into their own hands; vows to re-close playground

De Blasio: We won't let people 'take law into their own hands; vows to re-close playground

Republican leader Kevin McCarthy: 'If Americans can protest, families should have access to their neighborhood parks.'Mordechai Sones, 6/16/2020, 8:53 PM
Jewish lawmakers vow to fight discriminatory COVID-19 enforcement

Jewish lawmakers vow to fight discriminatory COVID-19 enforcement

Orthodox lawmakers in New York pledge to reopen parks closed in Jewish communities as city enforces restrictions on Jews but not protestors.Shira Hanau/JTA, 6/16/2020, 5:40 PM
Jim Clyburn and other establishment Democrats back Eliot Engel in tight primary race

Jim Clyburn and other establishment Democrats back Eliot Engel in tight primary race

'Eliot Engel has been in the fight for justice and equality his entire life,' Democrat Jim Clyburn says.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 6/16/2020, 3:12 PM
NYC protesters: 'This is an outrage, open our parks!'

NYC protesters: 'This is an outrage, open our parks!'

At a protest in Midwood, NYC, families gather to protest decision to keep parks shuttered while other parks in the city have reopened.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2020, 1:29 PM
Synagogues can reopen on limited scale in most of New York state

Synagogues can reopen on limited scale in most of New York state

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo approves reopening of churches, synagogues in most of the state - but at 25% capacity.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/8/2020, 7:40 AM
Several people injured in shooting in Brooklyn

Several people injured in shooting in Brooklyn

Suspect dead and several others injured, including two NYPD officers, in shooting in Brooklyn.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2020, 5:54 AM
NYC 'Celebrate Israel' Parade to be held online

NYC 'Celebrate Israel' Parade to be held online

Largest public event to support Israel to be held over ZOOM and not on Fifth Avenue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2020, 6:54 PM
Curfew to be imposed on New York City

Curfew to be imposed on New York City

Governor Andrew Cuomo announces curfew from 11 PM to 5 AM as New York faces riots, protests over murder of George Floyd.Gary Willig, 6/1/2020, 11:03 PM
NY Mayor de Blasio considering curfew amidst George Floyd protests

NY Mayor de Blasio considering curfew amidst George Floyd protests

New York mayor says he is discussing imposing curfew as city faces protests, looting, attacks on police during anti-racism demonstrations.Gary Willig, 6/1/2020, 7:09 PM