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Musicians, politicians and a ‘Housewives’ star speak out against antisemitism at Times Square event

The event was part of the “Shine a Light on Antisemitism” campaign, which aims to raise awareness about antisemitism in order to encourage individuals and their communities to fight against it.

By Julia Gergely/JTA
01/12/2021
Hanukka

Just in time for Hanukkah, New York’s leading artisanal doughnut chain is now kosher

Open since 2010, Dough shuttered all but one storefront during the height of the pandemic, operating only out of its West 19th Street location.

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
01/12/2021

Mel Brooks, newly minted memoirist, insists he’s more ‘New York humor’ than ‘Jewish’

“Jewish comedy was softer and sweeter. New York comedy was tougher and more explosive,” Brooks, 95, tells The New Yorker.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
01/12/2021
Yeshiva University Maccabees in the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball tournament

Yeshiva U’s basketball team is now No. 1 in NCAA’s Division III

It’s the first time in the Orthodox Jewish school’s history that it’s topped the poll of top teams, which was published Monday by D3Hoops.com.

By BEN SALES/JTA
01/12/2021

Eric Adams, elected mayor of New York, kindles the first light of Hanukkah

Mayor Adams lights the first candle with New York's real estate tycoon Rotem Rosen, and speaks to the audience about the meaning of the holiday from his memories of Hanukkah celebrations.

By MICHAL GALANTI
30/11/2021

An NYC Jewish day school’s Thanksgiving parade went viral on TikTok

“Woke up this morning to preschoolers protesting,” the TikTok video narrates.

By Julia Gergely/JTA
30/11/2021

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade back in pre-COVID format

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will return to its traditional 2.5 mile route this year with dozens of balloons, floats and inflatables.

24/11/2021

'West Side Story’ Hanukkah parody filmed on location in New York

The latest Hanukkah parody video from the New York-based Jewish a-cappella group "Six13" is based on the iconic 1957 Broadway musical, “West Side Story.”

By LISA KEYS/JTA
24/11/2021

Jewish investor Bill Ackman's NYC penthouse drawing ire of neighbors

The dispute has pulled in some high-powered neighbors and advocates on both sides, including legendary PBS journalist Bill Moyers and a “Who’s Who” of prominent Jewish New Yorkers.

By BEN SALES/JTA
23/11/2021

Israel going from ‘Start-Up Nation’ to Scale-Up Nation

Israeli tech executives and investors meet in New York to discuss industry reset.

By MIKE WAGENHEIM / THE MEDIA LINE
19/11/2021
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