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New advocacy group compiles data on US campus anti-Semitism

New advocacy group compiles data on US campus anti-Semitism

Compilation of anti-Semitic campus incidents gives insights into the surge of campus anti-Semitism experienced by Jewish students.Dan Verbin, 01/07/2021 14:53
NY Jewish federation sending $200K in COVID relief to India

NY Jewish federation sending $200K in COVID relief to India

UJA-Federation of New York announced $200,000 in grants to four organizations working on COVID relief efforts in India.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 07/05/2021 08:18
NYPD releases new footage of Bronx synagogue vandal suspect

NYPD releases new footage of Bronx synagogue vandal suspect

Hate Crimes Unit posts video of suspect to social media, asking for help in identifying the individual.Dan Verbin, 29/04/2021 22:41
New York mayor candidate Eric Adams meets with Jewish community of Far Rockaway members

New York mayor candidate Eric Adams meets with Jewish community of Far Rockaway members

Adams visited the Yeshiva of Darchei Torah and the Weiss Vocational Center, received positive reactions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 12:04
He supports Israel, US Jewish issues, Trump - thanks, Chairman Long

He supports Israel, US Jewish issues, Trump - thanks, Chairman Long

Chairman Michael R. Long, Chair of Conservative Party of New York believes the time has come for him to step down. Cindy Grosz, 06/02/2019 07:25
NYCDOE Chancellor tweet begs the question?  Racist and anti-Semite?

NYCDOE Chancellor tweet begs the question?  Racist and anti-Semite?

A week has passed and nothing has happened in response to the New York Chancellor's outrageous tweet. Cindy Grosz, 04/05/2018 12:37
New York Mayor De Blasio to Visit Israel

New York Mayor De Blasio to Visit Israel

NYC mayor plans to visit Jewish state in the summer, as he seeks to improve relations with Jewish community.Gil Ronen, 04/03/2015 15:35
Jews in Shock Over Death of 'Facebook Rabbi'

Jews in Shock Over Death of 'Facebook Rabbi'

The “Facebuker Rebbe”, Rabbi Dovid Winiarz, killed in a car accident. "He dedicated his life to outreach," says his friends.Uzi Baruch, 25/01/2015 02:30
Brooklyn: Jew Hurt in Anti-Semitic Attack

Brooklyn: Jew Hurt in Anti-Semitic Attack

Jewish man the victim of random anti-Semitic street attack in Brooklyn.Eliran Aharon, Maayana Miskin, 29/09/2013 11:17
Rabbi on DOMA Ruling, Morality and Israel

Rabbi on DOMA Ruling, Morality and Israel

Rabbi: DOMA ruling may have been reasonable, but blurring the lines is dangerous. Israel must take particular care.Eliran Aharon, Maayana Miskin, 30/06/2013 13:12
NYC Candidate: Bloomberg Not Connected to NYC Jews

NYC Candidate: Bloomberg Not Connected to NYC Jews

NYC politician says Mayor Bloomberg hasn’t been close to the Jewish community, pledges to work to support Israel.Eliran Aharon, New York, 18/06/2013 13:06
NYC Candidate: Zero Tolerance for Anti-Semitism

NYC Candidate: Zero Tolerance for Anti-Semitism

Sal F. Albanese, candidate for Mayor of New York City, tells Arutz Sheva: Anti-Semitism will not be tolerated under my administration.Eliran Aharon, New York, 13/06/2013 00:15
Poverty Increases Among New York's Jews

Poverty Increases Among New York's Jews

Poverty has risen dramatically in the New York Jewish community since 2002, according to a new UJA-Federation of New York report.Elad Benari, Canada, 07/06/2013 21:33