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A Jewish leader is not ‘just a man with a beard,’ women rabbis tell NYC Mayor Adams

Adams, who has tacked between progressive and conservative positions since taking office in January, won his election despite losing Manhattan, on average New York’s most liberal borough.

By JACOB HENRY/JTA
20/05/2022

Former NYC mayor de Blasio hints at a return to politics to represent Orthodox Jews

"He is generally disliked by the rest of the city," said former Borough Park resident Asher Lovy, who expressed skepticism that the ex-mayor could win a congressional seat on the Orthodox vote alone.

18/05/2022

Brooklyn Dem rapper running for office says antisemitic attacks are 'not a real threat'

New York Jewish leaders were quick to slam the tweet from Noah Weston, also known as Soul Khan, a Democratic Socialist known for his anti-cop rhetoric.

11/05/2022

Jewish cyclist killed in Brooklyn hit-and-run was an architect who studied multifaith spaces

Salitsky was an architectural designer working at ESKW/Architects in Manhattan.

By Julia Gergely/JTA
07/05/2022

NYC synagogue sends delegation with humanitarian aid to Ukraine

Hirsch said he is particularly yearning to meet Israeli relief workers on the border. “They just do a phenomenal job. They know how to operate in very adverse situations and are just amazing.”

30/04/2022

New York’s indifference to the Shoah - opinion

Interestingly, the parades honoring Pétain and Laval each occurred in October 1931. This was about a decade before their crimes of genocide against the Jewish people took place.

By ROOKIE , HESHIE BILLET
30/04/2022

Brandeis grad convicted in 2018 Brooklyn synagogue attacks is arrested for subway mugging

James Polite's latest arrest came after he allegedly threatened a man on an A train near the Hoyt-Schemerhorn station in Brooklyn and demanded his valuables.

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
27/04/2022

NYC Jewish man kicked in face by anti-Israel man, he tells 'Post'

A man from a BDS rally allegedly threw Matt Greenman to the ground, and proceeded to punch and kick him in the face while he lay there. 

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement, also known as BDS.

Jewish man allegedly punched at NYC BDS rally - report

The anti-Israel rally called for liberation "by any means necessary," which critics have called incitement to violence.

Brooklyn rabbis ask followers to turn down free food from ‘Zionists’

Williamsburg’s Satmar Hasidic community is warning followers not to accept food from the Met Council or the Zionist charity United Jewish Organizations of Williamsburg.

By JACOB HENRY/JTA
15/04/2022
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