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Pompeo to Biden administration: Deny Iranian President a visa to enter the US

Former Secretary of State: Biden allowing Iranians to come to New York City while actively engaged in efforts to kill Americans.

'Deny Iranian President a visa to enter the US'

NY governor bans toy guns as part of effort to reduce crime

New law will make toy guns that look realistic illegal in New York.

NY governor bans toy guns as part of effort to reduce crime

73-year-old interviewer who defended Salman Rushdie on stage reveals injuries

Moderator speaks of painful eye injury received defending Salman Rushdie and how he hopes to one day reschedule interview in defiance.

73-yr-old who defended Salman Rushdie on stage reveals injuries

Salman Rushdie may lose eye after stabbing attack

The Indian author survived both the stabbing and the subsequent surgery but may lose the use of one eye. The stabber remains in custody.

Salman Rushdie may lose eye after stabbing attack

Eyewitness: Salman Rushdie was stabbed 10 to 15 times

Eyewitnesses say assailant rushed the platform and stabbed author Salman Rushdie 10 to 15 times during lecture in New York.

Salman Rushdie was stabbed 10 to 15 times

Salman Rushdie stabbed on stage at New York event

Author, who has been under a death threat from Iran since 1989, was attacked as he was about to speak at western New York event.

Salman Rushdie stabbed on stage at New York event

New NY Holocaust legislation bolsters education, looted art and reparations issues

Museums to be required to tell visitors what works may have been stolen by the Nazis from Jewish owners under new law.

NY Holocaust bill bolsters education, looted art and reparations

Trump testifying in New York AG’s investigation

Trump to testify as part of lengthy investigation by NY attorney general into former president's business dealings.

Trump testifying in New York AG’s investigation

Elizabeth Holtzman: 'I have a record of effectiveness'

Once a trailblazer, Jewish candidate Liz Holtzman, 80, hopes to make a comeback in Congress.

Elizabeth Holtzman: 'I have a record of effectiveness'

Brooklyn man arrested for death threats against ‘Jewish meet up’

Threats made against Woodstock Fruit Festival include claiming it is a 'Jewish meet up' that suspect wants 'to shoot up.'

Brooklyn man arrested for death threats against ‘Jewish meet up’

ADL asked to apologize for condemning progressive Jewish group

Over 75 Jewish leaders demand ADL apologize for condemning NY progressive group JFREJ.

ADL asked to apologize for condemning progressive group

Nassau County proclaims ‘End Jew Hatred day’ in April

Long Island county becomes first legislature to declare April 29 'End Jew Hatred Day.'

Nassau County proclaims ‘End Jew Hatred day’ in April

Two alarm fire spreads through New York Jewish camp

Two bunkhouses in Catskills camp set ablaze as massive fire spreads through site.

Two alarm fire spreads through New York Jewish camp

Iran's President plans to visit New York despite US sanctions

Ebrahim Raisi plans to travel to New York for UN General Assembly next month despite US sanctions against him.

Iran's President plans New York visit despite US sanctions

Lee Zeldin attacker to remain in jail pending mental health review

Man who allegedly attacked NY gubernatorial candidate to remain in jail pending the results of a mental health investigation.

Lee Zeldin attacker to stay in jail pending mental health review

Ex-Marine accused of plotting neo-Nazi attack on NY synagogue

Former US Marine accused of leading Long Island neo-Nazi group plotting to attack New York synagogue.

Ex-Marine accused of plotting neo-Nazi attack on NY synagogue

Zeldin's attacker claims: I didn't know who he was

Man accused of attacking New York GOP gubernatorial candidate says he was drinking that day and didn’t know who the congressman was.

'I didn't know who he was'

Rep. Lee Zeldin’s alleged attacker released after only hours in custody

Man who allegedly assaulted Zeldin charged with felony but immediately released, as Jewish Congressman predicted.

Rep. Lee Zeldin’s attacker released after only hours in custody

New York Senator singles out Jews after polio case discovered

Senator James Skoufis suggests yeshivot in Rockland County have a history of non-compliance with vaccine laws, then walks it back.

New York Senator singles out Jews after polio case discovered

Congressman Lee Zeldin attacked during campaign event

Jewish Congressman, who is running for Governor of New York, unharmed after man attacks him during campaign event near Rochester.

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'Jewish Gun Club' takes aim at NY Gov. gun legislation

Club run by Orthodox man from Monsey, NY prepares lawsuit to block Gov. Kathy Hochul’s proposed gun legislation.

'Jewish Gun Club' takes aim at NY Gov. gun legislation

NY police searching for man who harassed Jews at Holocaust event

Man who drove by Goshen, NY synagogue spewing hatred during talk by Holocaust survivor wanted by police.

NY police searching for man who harassed Jews at Holocaust event

Jewish leaders slam pro-BDS Dem candidate for posing with challah

Only days after NY Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou endorses BDS, Congressional candidate poses with challah in home of Jewish couple.

Jewish leaders slam pro-BDS Dem candidate posing with challah

Fifth shark attack in 2 weeks shocks Long Island beachgoers

Long Island beaches experience sudden string of scary shark attacks, with two recent incidents occurring in one day.

Fifth shark attack in 2 weeks shocks Long Island beachgoers

Trio faces 115 charges for vandalizing NY town with swastikas

Three suspects are facing over 100 charges for blanketing town of Hornell, NY with swastikas and racist symbols.

Trio faces 115 charges for vandalizing NY town with swastikas

With NY synagogue's help, 2 Jewish refugees to marry in Israel

With the help of a NYC synagogue, two young Ukrainian Jewish refugees will soon marry in Israel.

With NY synagogue's help, 2 Jewish refugees to marry in Israel

Arrest made after inside of Monsey synagogue vandalized with swastikas

Suspect charged with hate crime for vandalizing inside of synagogue with swastikas and antisemitic graffiti.

Arrest made after inside of synagogue vandalized with swastikas

NY governor candidate Lee Zeldin targeted with antisemitic death threat

Jewish Rep. Lee Zeldin's Long Island campaign sign vandalized with Nazi death threat.

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SCOTUS strikes down NY law, supports right to carry guns in public

6-3 decision rules in favor of constitutional guarantee to carry firearms in public.

Court rules in support of right to carry guns in public

Woman rescued from abuser via SOS in takeout order

Moral of the story: Don't trust dating apps.

Woman rescued from abuser via SOS in takeout order

Hate crime in NY: Swastikas drawn on Monsey, NY synagogue

Vandal draws swastikas and Nazi phrases on the Sanzer Shul in Monsey, New York.

Swastikas drawn on Monsey, NY synagogue

Mass shooting in Harlem leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

Nine people shot, with one dying, in a mass shooting early Monday morning in Harlem.

Mass shooting in Harlem leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

Arrest made after downtown Schenectady, New York covered in swastikas

Suspect arrested after swastikas and other hate symbols scrawled on at least 14 downtown buildings in the span of several hours.

Arrest made after downtown Schenectady, NY covered in swastikas

NY Gov. Hochul secures support of Satmar community

Governor Hochul endorsed by Satmar Jewish community, securing tens of thousands of votes.

NY Gov. Hochul secures support of Satmar community

Former NYPD Deputy Chief Charles Scholl, longtime friend of Jewish community, dies at 64

Retired NYPD deputy chief was known for close relationship with Jewish community, and for working with volunteer Jewish organizations in NY.

Former NYPD deputy chief, friend of Jewish community, dies at 64player

NY Supreme Court sides with mother in dispute over son’s yeshiva education

Court orders New York State to complete probe of Williamsburg yeshiva, backing Hasidic woman's lawsuit against the school.

NY Supreme Court rules against yeshiva in secular education suit

New York Governor: In New York, there’s no room for antisemitism or hate

Kathy Hochul announces her administration has issued proclamation highlighting IHRA definition of antisemitism.

'In New York, there’s no room for antisemitism or hate'

NYC Dems pick anti-Israel activist to lead progressive caucus

Move to hire co-founder of well known anti-Israel NGO to lead caucus sparks outrage.

NYC Dems pick anti-Israel activist to lead progressive caucus

Cockroaches released in New York courtroom

In an apparent act of protest, a woman turned hundreds of cockroaches loose in a courtroom in northern New York, halting all proceedings.

Cockroaches released in New York courtroom

CUNY postpones hearing on antisemitism at the school

City University of New York hearing on antisemitism scheduled for tomorrow postponed after university chancellor unable to attend/

CUNY postpones hearing on antisemitism at the school