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4 members of New York Jewish family shot in Jerusalem attack

Father of Satmar family visiting from New York seriously wounded, wife, son, and daughter also shot.

4 members of New York Jewish family shot in Jerusalem attack

The last Jewish congressman in New York

Liberal Jews and their politicians are vanishing. Op-ed.

The last Jewish congressman in New York

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

Supporting the troops

Israel’s defense is our defense, as a Jewish community here in New York and around the globe. Op-ed.

Supporting the troops

NYC mayoral candidate Eric Adams thanks Flatbush community for 'stepping up big time'

At a charity fundraiser, Adams thanks local Jewish community for their support and promises to be there for them as New York's mayor.

Eric Adams thanks Flatbush community for 'stepping up big time'

Thief steals e-scooter from six-year old Jewish boy in Borough Park, Brooklyn

Story has happy ending when NYPD and community leaders gift the now 7-year old with a new scooter and helmet. Thief is still on the loose.

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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.

Advocacy group compiles data on US campus anti-Semitism

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.

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

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.

NYPD releases new footage of Bronx synagogue vandal suspect

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.

New York mayor hopeful visits Jewish community of Far Rockaway

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

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

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

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

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.

New York Mayor De Blasio to Visit Israel

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.

New York Jews in Shock Over Death of 'Facebook Rabbi'

Brooklyn: Jew Hurt in Anti-Semitic Attack

Jewish man the victim of random anti-Semitic street attack in Brooklyn.

Brooklyn: Jew Hurt in Anti-Semitic Attack

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.

Rabbi on DOMA Ruling, Morality and Israelplayer

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.

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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.

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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.

Poverty Dramatically Increases Among New York's Jews