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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

How Zabar’s, New York City’s iconic Jewish grocery, got its start

In 1934, a Jewish immigrant couple rented a counter at a food market. They later grew into one of NYC's iconic Jewish-owned grocery stores.

How Zabar’s, iconic New York City Jewish grocery, got its start

Brooklyn antisemitism awareness sign defaced with swastikas

Sign by Jewish advocacy organization calling for awareness of rising antisemitism was defaced with two swastikas in broad daylight.

Brooklyn antisemitism awareness sign defaced with swastikas

Suspected New York subway shooter indicted on terror charges

Federal grand jury returns two-count indictment against alleged subway shooter Frank James.

Suspected New York subway shooter indicted on terror charges

New York City Hall honors Israel's Independence Day

Mayor Eric Adams announces that City Hall and other municipal buildings will be lit up blue and white.

New York City Hall honors Israel's Independence Day

Jewish man with Israeli flag attacked by pro-Palestinian protestors in Manhattan

Jewish man beaten by pro-Palestinian protestors in apparent hate crime being investigated by NYPD.

Jewish man attacked by pro-Palestinian protestors

Handyman charged in Queens, NY stabbing murder of Orsolya Gaal

Handyman confesses to brutal murder in which he stabbed the victim 60 times and then carried her body away in a duffel bag.

Handyman charged in Queens, NY stabbing murder of Orsolya Gaal

NYC still honoring 2 French Nazi collaborators in Canyon of Heroes

New York City removed statues of former US presidents, but left plaques honoring two French Nazi collaborators in its Canyon of Heroes. Why?

NYC still honoring 2 French Nazi collaborators

Post-COVID NYC: Jewish Museum's kosher restaurant won't reopen

It’s official: Russ & Daughters’ kosher outpost at the Jewish Museum won’t return.

Post-COVID NYC: Jewish Museum's kosher restaurant won't reopen

New York governor responds to Brooklyn mass shooting: ‘It has to end and it ends now’

After mass shooting at Brooklyn subway station, Hochul vows to use resources of NY state to end the surge of crime that has engulfed NYC.

New York governor responds: ‘It has to end and it ends now’player

Times square manhole explosions send panicked tourists fleeing

The sound of enormous explosions cause a panic, with tourists fleeing Times Square in confusion.

Times square manhole explosions send panicked tourists fleeingplayer

Jewish boys attacked by teens with machete in New York

Teens with knife, crowbar, and machete target group of 6 kids because they are Jewish in latest antisemitic hate crime in New York City.

Jewish boys attacked by teens with machete in New York

Brooklyn teens viciously assault Hasidic man

Assault against Jewish man by group of teens being investigated as hate crime by NYPD and New York State Police.

Brooklyn teens viciously assault Hasidic man

NYPD hate crime unit looking for man who drew swastika in gym parking garage

Suspect allegedly spray painted a swastika on a beam in a Staten Island gym's parking lot before fleeing.

Cops searching for man who drew swastika in gym parking garageplayer

Two Brooklyn yeshiva students attacked with BB gun

Two yeshiva students were attacked in Brooklyn by assailants who shot at them with a BB gun and threw an object at them from a passing car.

Two Brooklyn yeshiva students attacked with BB gun

NYPD looking for suspect accused of drawing swastika on Manhattan building

New York City police are looking for a man captured on a surveillance video drawing a swastika on a Manhattan office building.

NYPD looking for suspect behind swastika on Manhattan buildingplayer

Ukrainian-born Jewish NYC councillor meets with Trump about Ukraine

New York City Council member Inna Vernikov praises Trump who "expressed his solidarity" with the Ukrainian people.

Ukrainian-born NYC councillor meets with Trump about Ukraine

A new book examines the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire

111 years later: New book highlights the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, which killed 146 mostly Jewish and Italian garment workers.

A new book examines the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire

Can drones make NYC safer?

An Israeli company and its Brooklyn partner pitch innovative idea to NYC's Mayor Adams.

Can drones make NYC safer?

New NYC-Israel Chamber of Commerce launches

The NYC-Israel Chamber will work to help companies grow their businesses in New York City.

New NYC-Israel Chamber of Commerce launches

Two women stabbed at Manhattan museum

Man stabs two employees of Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan after being denied entry because his membership was revoked.

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Elderly Jewish man assaulted on way to Brooklyn synagogue

Elderly Jewish assaulted during robbery in Flatbush, receives multiple blows with metal pole to face and head.

Elderly Jewish man assaulted on way to synagogue

Jewish man assaulted with metal cane in Brooklyn

Jewish man repeatedly hit in head by man wielding metal cane in possible hate crime attack.

Jewish man assaulted with metal cane in Brooklyn

Brooklyn teen charged with hate crime for slapping Jewish man

17-year old charged with hate crime for slapping a Jewish man and knocking his kippah off in Brooklyn, NY.

Brooklyn teen charged with hate crime for slapping Jewish man

NYC dental office targeted by antisemitic vandal

Vicious antisemitic graffiti found on window of Queens dental office denounced by New York mayor and politicians.

NYC dental office targeted by antisemitic vandal

Giuliani: NYC mayor’s crime fighting plan is 'idiotic'

Ex-NYC mayor doesn't mince words when asked about the increasingly high crime rate in NYC, calling current mayor's efforts a "clown show."

Giuliani: NYC mayor’s crime fighting plan is 'idiotic'player

Brooklyn yeshiva buses vandalized with swastikas

Multiple school buses belonging to a Williamsburg yeshiva were defaced with swastikas over the weekend.

Brooklyn yeshiva buses vandalized with swastikas

NYPD searching for Harlem vandal behind antisemitic graffiti

Police in New York City are searching for a man who was captured on video drawing swastikas on a street mural in Harlem.

NYPD searching for Harlem vandal behind antisemitic graffiti

Brooklyn tow truck driver fired for hurling antisemitic abuse at Jews

Jews in Borough Park verbally assaulted by tow truck driver after he was unable to back into a driveway to tow a vehicle.

NYC tow truck driver fired for hurling antisemitic abuse at Jews

Hate crime on Brooklyn subway: Threatening antisemitic abuse hurled at Jewish woman

Jewish woman riding subway to Brooklyn has antisemitic abuse hurled at her by man who threatens to hurt her if she stays on the train.

Antisemite attacks Jewish woman, threatens to hurt her

Man waving machete threatens Brooklyn Jewish community

Man waving a machete in Borough Park was arrested for making threats against the Brooklyn Jewish community.

Man waving machete threatens Brooklyn Jewish community