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Windows of Brooklyn Jewish school smashed with a hammer

Windows of Brooklyn Jewish school smashed with a hammer

Assailant captured on video walking up to the Williamsburg school and smashing the windows multiple times.Dan Verbin, 20/07/2021 17:52
NYC mayoral candidate Eric Adams wishes Jews a meaningful fast

NYC mayoral candidate Eric Adams wishes Jews a meaningful fast

Eric Adams won New York City’s Democratic mayoral primary earlier this month, narrowly defeating Kathryn Garcia.Ben Ariel, 18/07/2021 23:30
Carbon monoxide leak at NY Jewish boys' camp sickens 23 staff

Carbon monoxide leak at NY Jewish boys' camp sickens 23 staff

Leak in building housing staff and university students thought to have originated with faulty hot water heater, victims in stable condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2021 19:43
Fireworks thrown at yeshiva students in upstate New York

Fireworks thrown at yeshiva students in upstate New York

A package of fireworks was thrown out of a moving vehicle at the students in the small hamlet of Round Top, New York.Dan Verbin, 09/07/2021 15:41
Jewish man assaulted, hit with wooden plank in Williamsburg, NY

Jewish man assaulted, hit with wooden plank in Williamsburg, NY

25-year old man was the victim of anti-Semitic threats that escalated into a physical attack; police are still searching for the suspect.Dan Verbin, 08/07/2021 20:00
Cuomo declares Disaster Emergency on gun violence

Cuomo declares Disaster Emergency on gun violence

New York governor says 'gun violence is a public health crisis, and we must treat it like one.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2021 22:53
NYPD: 69% increase in anti-Semitic hate crimes this year

NYPD: 69% increase in anti-Semitic hate crimes this year

Jews and Asians the victims of the majority of hate crimes in New York according to NYPD. Hate crimes overall up 139%.Gary Willig, 04/07/2021 10:53
Bullet hole, bullet fragment found at Brooklyn synagogue

Bullet hole, bullet fragment found at Brooklyn synagogue

Bullet hole and bullet fragment found at Flatbush synagogue after Sabbath shooting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2021 11:38
NY AG lawsuit ends housing discrimination against Jews in Orange County town

NY AG lawsuit ends housing discrimination against Jews in Orange County town

NY town and county had prevented Jews from moving into a new development through land use regulations and denying permits to the developer.Dan Verbin, Canada, 18/06/2021 21:04
New York lifts almost all COVID restrictions

New York lifts almost all COVID restrictions

Governor Andrew Cuomo announces end to non-federal COVID restrictions as 70% of New Yorkers are vaccinated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2021 21:00
NY woman steals ambulance, leads cops on high speed chase, crashes into Irondequoit Bay

NY woman steals ambulance, leads cops on high speed chase, crashes into Irondequoit Bay

After stealing ambulance in Utica woman leads police on multi-city chase on NY Thruway before toppling off boat launch into body of water.Dan Verbin, 14/06/2021 19:24
This Jewish group is helping children cope with the pandemic

This Jewish group is helping children cope with the pandemic

With kids’ mental health suffering due to pandemic, Jewish experts step up help.Stewart Ain, JTA, 29/05/2021 21:13
NY state senator urges passage of his anti-Semitism bill

NY state senator urges passage of his anti-Semitism bill

Senator Joseph Griffo says that his legislation would offer additional protections against anti-Semitic attacks.Dan Verbin, Canada, 28/05/2021 23:00
NY Senate candidate calls on Israel, UN to 'finish the job' with Hamas

NY Senate candidate calls on Israel, UN to 'finish the job' with Hamas

Khaled Salem, who is running against Chuck Schumer in 2022, calls on Israel, UN to completely destroy Hamas rockets and tunnelsArutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2021 19:30
Report: Manhattan DA convenes grand jury in Trump Organization probe

Report: Manhattan DA convenes grand jury in Trump Organization probe

Manhattan's top prosecutor convenes grand jury to decide whether to indict Trump in connection with probe of Trump Organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 03:58
Cuomo orders increased police patrols at Jewish institutions

Cuomo orders increased police patrols at Jewish institutions

New York Governor: We will not tolerate any form of anti-Semitic violence and intimidation.Elad Benari, 25/05/2021 03:57
Live: Coast to coast pro-Israel rallies

Live: Coast to coast pro-Israel rallies

IAC and other Jewish and pro-Israel organizations are holding protests in wake of Antisemitic attacks and in support of Israel. Watch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/05/2021 19:31
Jew brutally beaten in NYC riots: 'I'm thankful to be alive'

Jew brutally beaten in NYC riots: 'I'm thankful to be alive'

Last Thursday, a mob attacked Yosef Borgen in the heart of NY, in broad daylight. "I'm going to keep going to pro-Israel rallies," he says.Yoni Kempinski, 23/05/2021 18:38
Remorseless: NYC anti-Semitic attacker says 'I'd do it again'

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.Gary Willig, 23/05/2021 07:53
Jewish man brutally assaulted by pro-Palestinian mob in NYC

Jewish man brutally assaulted by pro-Palestinian mob in NYC

Disturbing videos surface of violence by pro-Palestinian mobs in Manhattan. Multiple injuries reported after police fail to restore calm.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/05/2021 07:23
Watch: Jews attacked in Manhattan

Watch: Jews attacked in Manhattan

On Manhattan’s Upper East Side, Jews are attacked by anti-Israel activists. Police intervene.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/05/2021 09:19
Arutz Sheva administration meets officials in NY

Arutz Sheva administration meets officials in NY

Team meets with Ambassador Erdan, heads of Rabbinical Alliance of America, YU President and more.Arutz Sheva, 13/05/2021 03:23
Heshy Tischler sentenced to 10 days of community service

Heshy Tischler sentenced to 10 days of community service

Orthodox activist running for New York City Council sentenced to community service 7 months after anti-lockdown riot.Shira Hanau, JTA, 09/05/2021 17:18
New York: New summer camp to bar anyone vaccinated from attending

New York: New summer camp to bar anyone vaccinated from attending

A survivalist summer camp for Orthodox Jews is planned for New York — and vaccinated folks aren’t invited.Shira Hanau, JTA, 08/05/2021 20:35
NY Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein rips into NY Times reporter

NY Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein rips into NY Times reporter

Jewish politician angered by question about investigation against 5 yeshivas, cites state of New York public schools.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2021 18:37
Release of Bronx suspect: 'There’s some very unhappy people in Riverdale right now'

Release of Bronx suspect: 'There’s some very unhappy people in Riverdale right now'

Release of suspect in Bronx synagogue attacks reignites debate over bail reform.Shira Hanau, JTA, 06/05/2021 08:29
Cuomo announces easing of COVID-19 restrictions

Cuomo announces easing of COVID-19 restrictions

The measures include the imminent resumption of 24-hour operations on the New York City subway.Ben Ariel, 04/05/2021 05:03
Suspect arrested in vandalism against Riverdale synagogues

Suspect arrested in vandalism against Riverdale synagogues

Man arrested after 4 synagogues repeatedly targeted with rock-throwing, vandalismArutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 12:02
Trump to meet with Andrew Giuliani as he prepares NY gubernatorial bid

Trump to meet with Andrew Giuliani as he prepares NY gubernatorial bid

Former Trump WH staffer and son of Rudy Giuliani to meet with Trump in Florida next week to discuss his bid for GOP NY governor nomination.Dan Verbin, 22/04/2021 23:34
New York playground defaced with swastikas

New York playground defaced with swastikas

Playground in town of West Haverstraw vandalized with Nazi symbols in an act that Governor Cuomo calls a “heinous incident.”Dan Verbin, 21/04/2021 22:43
Leaders of Lev Tahor charged with child exploitation in New York

Leaders of Lev Tahor charged with child exploitation in New York

New York’s FBI and US Attorney’s offices announce charges against five leaders of haredi Lev Tahor sect over kidnapping of 14-year-old girl.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/04/2021 02:59
NY judge killed in hit and run while vacationing in Florida

NY judge killed in hit and run while vacationing in Florida

Sandra Feuerstein, a Bush-appointed judge from Long Island, New York killed in hit-and-run in Florida. Driver arrested.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 13/04/2021 14:34
NY Cops investigating anti-Semitic playground graffiti

NY Cops investigating anti-Semitic playground graffiti

Anti-Semitic phrases and symbols carved into the equipment at a Suffolk, NY playground were discovered on Sunday.Dan Verbin, 12/04/2021 20:55
Lee Zeldin, leading Jewish pro-Trump voice in Congress, announces run for NY governor

Lee Zeldin, leading Jewish pro-Trump voice in Congress, announces run for NY governor

Jewish Republican Congressman and Trump supporter to run for governor of New York. 'Andrew Cuomo's gotta go.'Gabe Friedman/JTA, 08/04/2021 19:57
NYC mayoral candidate Andrew Yang reiterates opposition to BDS

NYC mayoral candidate Andrew Yang reiterates opposition to BDS

Yang tells Youtube show that BDS, rooted in anti-Semitic history, is not legitimate criticism and harbors extremists.Dan Verbin, 31/03/2021 21:25
Morris Dickstein, literary critic and public intellectual, dies at 81

Morris Dickstein, literary critic and public intellectual, dies at 81

Mor­ris Dick­stein, literary critic best known for studies of American culture in the 1960s and in the Great Depression, has died. He was 81Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 31/03/2021 08:04
NY top court rules Trump doesn't have immunity against defamation suit

NY top court rules Trump doesn't have immunity against defamation suit

NY Court of Appeals rejects former President Donald Trump’s argument that he is protected by the Constitution from their legal reach.Dan Verbin, 31/03/2021 01:07
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
New York to reopen Broadway in September

New York to reopen Broadway in September

Mayor Bill de Blasio says city will set up dedicated vaccination stations for theater community show Broadway can resume production.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/03/2021 18:28
James Levine, cantor’s grandson who conducted Met Opera for 40 years, dies at 77

James Levine, cantor’s grandson who conducted Met Opera for 40 years, dies at 77

James Levine, who led NYC Met Opera for years until allegations of abuse surfaced, has died at age 77.Dan Verbin, 18/03/2021 18:03
Man who bought hametz in NYC 'had a lot of respect for the Jewish community and tradition'

Man who bought hametz in NYC 'had a lot of respect for the Jewish community and tradition'

For over 40 years, this man bought millions of dollars of New York’s leavened bread products before Passover.Ben Sales, JTA, 15/03/2021 08:22
Cuomo again refuses to resign

Cuomo again refuses to resign

New York Governor insists: I did not do what has been alleged, period.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/03/2021 21:06
Nita Lowey says Andrew Cuomo should remain as NY governor

Nita Lowey says Andrew Cuomo should remain as NY governor

Longtime NY congresswoman, champion of women's rights says embattled governor should stay in office until investigation is complete.Shira Hanau/JTA, 10/03/2021 19:57
New York movie theaters reopen after a year

New York movie theaters reopen after a year

Cinemas to be allowed to operate at 25% capacity, moviegoers required to remain masked throughout the show.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2021 12:34
Trump: A continuation of the greatest political Witch Hunt in the history of our Country

Trump: A continuation of the greatest political Witch Hunt in the history of our Country

Former President blasts Supreme Court ruling allowing a New York prosecutor to obtain his tax returns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/02/2021 02:14
Overnight camps can open this year, NY governor announces

Overnight camps can open this year, NY governor announces

NY Governor Cuomo says parents will decide whether camps operate, not the state.Shira Hanau, 18/02/2021 07:34
The future is bright for kosher restaurants - despite COVID-19

The future is bright for kosher restaurants - despite COVID-19

The pandemic has devastated restaurants. Surprisingly, most kosher ones have weathered the storm. Opinion.Dani Klein, JTA, 11/02/2021 08:19
Federal court blocks NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s capacity limits on houses of worship

Federal court blocks NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s capacity limits on houses of worship

Orthodox groups, including Agudath Israel, win major victory as federal judge in Brooklyn strikes down Cuomo's limits on houses of worship.Shira Hanau, JTA, 10/02/2021 07:31
Jewish inmate’s COVID-19 death cited in effort to get vaccines to NY prisoners

Jewish inmate’s COVID-19 death cited in effort to get vaccines to NY prisoners

72-year-old Brooklyn man serving sentence for burglary who died while in jail becomes focal point in bid to get vaccines for inmates.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 05/02/2021 10:11
Watch: Chabad Jews help snow-stuck NYPD vehicle

Watch: Chabad Jews help snow-stuck NYPD vehicle

Chabad yeshiva students stop to help police vehicle which got stuck in the snow near 770.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/02/2021 15:21
NY Attorney Gen: Gov. Cuomo's Administration underreported COVID nursing home deaths

NY Attorney Gen: Gov. Cuomo's Administration underreported COVID nursing home deaths

New York Attorney General Letitia James releases report showing state may be underreporting COVID deaths in nursing homes by 50%.Gary Willig, 28/01/2021 17:51
First case of new COVID-19 strain diagnosed in New York

First case of new COVID-19 strain diagnosed in New York

Man in his 60s living in a town north of Albany and who has not traveled recently contracts more contagious strain of COVID-19.Ben Ariel, 05/01/2021 02:12
Watch: New York protest - 'Jewish blood is not cheap'

Watch: New York protest - 'Jewish blood is not cheap'

Dozens of New York Jews protest against death of Ahuvya Sandak. 'Jews don't kill Jews.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/12/2020 21:47
Court blocks Cuomo's restrictions on size of religious gatherings

Court blocks Cuomo's restrictions on size of religious gatherings

Federal appeals court in Manhattan blocks New York state restrictions the size of religious gatherings meant to combat spread of COVID-19.Elad Benari, 29/12/2020 06:01
How NY sanitation workers helped one Jew go dumpster diving for his lost tefillin

How NY sanitation workers helped one Jew go dumpster diving for his lost tefillin

New York City Sanitation Department workers help an Orthodox Jewish man recover his lost tefillin after they were accidentally thrown out.Shira Hanau, JTA, 23/12/2020 07:11
NY Jewish high school’s website defaced with neo-Nazi imagery

NY Jewish high school’s website defaced with neo-Nazi imagery

Homepage of the North Shore Hebrew Academy hacked to show video of Nazi march, song calling for death of Jews.Ben Sales/JTA, 15/12/2020 22:47
US vaccinations begin at Jewish hospital

US vaccinations begin at Jewish hospital

Critical care nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center receives COVID-19 vaccine. Trump: Congratulations USA, Congratulations WORLD.AFP, 14/12/2020 16:44