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Jewish woman choked by antisemite while waiting for subway in Manhattan

Brazen daytime antisemitic attack being investigated as hate crime by NYPD.

Jewish woman choked by antisemite while waiting for the subway

Jerry Nadler: Jews need ‘political power to fight antisemitism’

During debate, Congressman argues that as NYC’s 'last Jewish Rep.' he’s needed in Congress to combat antisemitism and BDS.

Jerry Nadler: Jews need ‘political power to fight antisemitism’

Watch: Horse collapses in the middle of New York street

A NYC carriage horse collapses and needs to be doused with water before being revived and taken to a local stall.

Watch: Horse collapses in the middle of New York streetplayer

New York’s former hate crimes czar has a new mission: teaching the Holocaust

Deborah Lauter, NY’s former hate crimes czar, says, ''Never Again' means giving teachers the skills to make it relevant for students today.'

NY former hate crimes czar is now teaching the Holocaust.

NY officials urge hasidic communities to get Polio vaccine after upstate case

NYC health officials hold call with leaders of Brooklyn haredi community after Jewish man identified as 1st US polio patient in 10 years.

NY officials urge hasidic communities to get Polio vaccine

Brooklyn synagogue window smashed with rocks

Two young boys caught on video smashing main window of Borough Park synagogue with two rocks, leading to hate crime investigation.

Borough Park synagogue window smashed with rocks

New York City declares monkeypox a 'public health emergency'

New York City Mayor and city Health Commissioner say the city is currently the epicenter of the monkeypox outbreak.

NYC declares monkeypox a 'public health emergency'

Jewish man brutally attacked on NYC subway by assailant who said he wanted to kill him

Jewish man violently assaulted on NYC subway, punched in the mouth by attacker who said he would have killed him if he'd had a gun.

Jewish man brutally attacked on subwayplayer

Arrest made in brutal beating of Crown Heights Jewish man

Driver who was beaten by gang with 5-year old son in car finally sees justice as one of the suspects arrested.

Arrest made in brutal beating of Crown Heights Jewish man

Dov Hikind: No consequences for perpetrators of anti-Jewish hate crimes in NYC

Americans Against Antisemitism report finds troubling lack of accountability by NYC when dealing with arrests for anti-Jewish hate crimes.

No consequences for anti-Jewish hate crime in NYC

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

PSA on nuclear preparedness alarms New Yorkers

Citizens concerned after NYC releases PSA on preparing for nuclear attack, but city says there are no concrete threats.

PSA on nuclear preparedness alarms New Yorkersplayer

Gunman opens fire during Long Island hotel pool party

Shooting at luxury hotel pool party injuries three, with NYPD searching for suspect.

Gunman opens fire during Long Island hotel pool partyplayer

Manhattan, Bat Yam sign twin cities agreement

Israeli coastal city becomes 2nd in the world to sign a twin cities agreement with the heart of New York City.

Manhattan, Bat Yam sign twin cities agreement

New exhibit uses personal objects to tell the story of the Holocaust

NYC’s Holocaust museum uses personal objects to tell the story of lives lived and lost.

New exhibit uses personal objects to tell story of the Holocaust

NYPD to monitor 4th of July gatherings in wake of Illinois mass shooting

4th of July events going ahead as scheduled amid concerns of a possible copycat shooting during NYC festivities.

NYPD to monitor 4th of July gatherings in wake of tragedy

Pro-Palestinian activist charged with hate crime for assaulting Jewish man in NYC

Pro-Palestinian activist accused of assaulting pro-Israel Jewish man in Manhattan charged with federal hate crime.

Pro-Palestinian activist charged for assaulting Jewish man in NY

Major new Holocaust exhibit opens at NYC’s Museum of Jewish Heritage

Major new exhibit, “The Holocaust: What Hate Can Do,” has opened at New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage.

Major Holocaust exhibit opens at NYC’s Museum of Jewish Heritage

CUNY head blasted for being no show at antisemitism hearing

Chancellor of City University of New York refuses to attend hearing featuring testimony about widespread antisemitism on CUNY campuses.

CUNY head blasted for being no show at antisemitism hearing

Rep. Nadler campaigns as 'last Jewish Congressmember'

Rep. Jerry Nadler’s campaign urges support for NYC’s ‘last remaining Jewish Congressmember.’

Rep. Nadler campaigns as 'last Jewish Congressmember'

Violent crime in NYC surging as shootings, murders decrease

New NYPD data shows major crimes are skyrocketing in NYC even as murders and shootings decrease compared to last year.

Violent crime surging as shootings, murders decrease

Driver in 2017 Times Square rampage found not responsible due to mental illness

Jury finds Richard Rojas was not responsible for his actions, which killed one and severely injured several others, due to mental illness.

Times Square fatal rampage driver found not mentally responsible

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

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

Teens arrested for assaulting Jewish man in Brooklyn

Two teens accused of punching young Jewish man after trying to force him to say “Free Palestine.”

Teens arrested for assaulting Jewish man in Brooklyn

Vandal draws swastika on box in front of Brooklyn yeshiva

NYPD releases footage of individual who drew swastika on box in front of yeshiva hoping public will identify suspect.

Vandal draws swastika on box in front of Brooklyn yeshivaplayer

NYC's Rep. Maloney mixes up name of iconic deli

‘Grassroots’ or ‘Greengrass’? Upper West Side appetizing shop is ensnared in Maloney-Nadler matchup.

NYC's Rep. Maloney mixes up name of iconic deli

NYC department of education accused of religious discrimination against Jews

Series of meetings where candidates running for board positions are interviewed held on Shabbat, excluding Jewish parents from attending.

NYC department of education accused of religious discrimination

18 injured after active shooter scare at Barclays Center in Brooklyn

Stampede occurs after loud noise outside Barclays Center triggers fear of an active shooter situation.

18 injured after active shooter scare at Brooklyn arenaplayer

NYC: Jewish restaurant owner holds gun buyback event

Junior’s, NYC’s iconic Jewish cheesecake emporium, buys back guns to protect the city it loves.

NYC: Jewish restaurant owner holds gun buyback event

Immigrant Absorption Minister in New York City: Eric Adams is a true friend of Israel

Immigrant Absorption Minister Pnina Tamano-Shata meets New York City Mayor Eric Adams in his office at City Hall.

'Eric Adams is a true friend of Israel'

NYPD hate crimes unit looking for woman who set fire to NY synagogue

New York City police are searching for a woman suspected of throwing a burning book at a Gramercy Park synagogue.

NYPD looking for woman who set fire to NY synagogueplayer

Watch: Arabs and Neturei Karta members protest Israel Parade in NY

Members of fringe haredi group Neturei Karta wave PLO flags at anti-Israel demonstration at sidelines of Celebrate Israel Parade in NYC.

Arabs and Neturei Karta members protest Israel Parade in NYplayer

Chabad rabbis from Ukraine hold summit in New York

Two and a half months after the outbreak of the war in Ukraine, Ukrainian Jewry charting new course with special meeting in NYC.

Chabad rabbis from Ukraine hold summit in New York

Suspected case of monkeypox in New York

New York city health officials have reported that a local patient has tested positive for a virus that includes monkeypox.

Suspected case of monkeypox in New York

Will New York mayor run for President in 2024?

According to sources, Adams is considering the run, saying that "the party has gotten too far to the left". Adams denies.

Will New York mayor run for President in 2024?

Jewish woman charged with hate crime for painting swastikas on NY bus stop

NYC Jewish woman charged with hate crime for allegedly spray painting swastika on a sign advocating fighting antisemitism.

Jewish woman charged with painting swastikas on NY bus stop

Ex-NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio to run for Congress

Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announces that he is running for the Democratic nomination in new NYC district.

Ex-NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio to run for Congress

NYC mayor sparks outrage: Touts 40% drop in hate crimes while antisemitism surges

Dov Hikind slams Mayor Eric Adams for boasting about drop in hate crimes while outbreak of attacks against Jews in NYC continues unabated.

Touts 40% drop in hate crimes while antisemitism surgesplayer

Brooklyn Jewish man shot with BB gun after synagogue targeted by shooter

Visibly Jewish man hit after passing SUV fires at Brooklyn synagogue, shattering front window.

Brooklyn Jewish man shot with BB gun after synagogue targeted