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Asaf Zamir begins term as Consul General of Israel in New York

Asaf Zamir begins term as Consul General of Israel in New York

Former Tourism Minister will represent the State of Israel in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Delaware.Ido Ben Porat, 14/10/2021 05:07
Albany Jewish center evacuated following bomb threat hoax

Albany Jewish center evacuated following bomb threat hoax

Albany Jewish Community Center was also targeted with bomb threat hoaxes in 2017 and 2020.Dan Verbin, 12/10/2021 18:21
NY governor announces $25m for increased security at nonprofits

NY governor announces $25m for increased security at nonprofits

Speaking at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, Governor Hochul announces that $25 million will go toward protecting nonprofits from hate crimes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2021 17:52
New Yorkers rally in support of Australians: 'Save Australia'

New Yorkers rally in support of Australians: 'Save Australia'

New Yorkers march to Australian consulate in protest of restrictions on citizenry in Australia and NYC.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2021 10:33
'I respect health officials, but we won't back new restrictions'

'I respect health officials, but we won't back new restrictions'

Israeli Prime Minister pushes back on criticism from Health Minister, amid spat with ministry officials over demands for new restrictions.Uzi Baruch, New York, 29/09/2021 09:38
New York could potentially replace unvaccinated hospital staff

New York could potentially replace unvaccinated hospital staff

New York Gov. Hochul: State 'will be replacing people' who won't vaccinate against coronavirus, has a 'plan' which will soon be announced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/09/2021 10:29
Brazil's president forced to dine on NYC street over vax mandate

Brazil's president forced to dine on NYC street over vax mandate

'I have natural immunity, why do I need vaccine?' Bolsonaro and de Blasio spar over vaccine mandate during president's visit for UN speech.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2021 14:04
Huntington latest NY town to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Huntington latest NY town to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Long Island town joins other local municipalities in adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of anti-Semitism.Dan Verbin, Canada, 20/09/2021 17:51
NYC cop arrested for vandalizing Jewish camp on Rosh Hashanah

NYC cop arrested for vandalizing Jewish camp on Rosh Hashanah

Suspect faces two counts of burglary and two counts of criminal mischief.Dan Verbin, 20/09/2021 15:38
NYPD probe anti-Semitic assault in Crown Heights

NYPD probe anti-Semitic assault in Crown Heights

'F***ing Jew, I'm going to kill you.' Member of Chabad movement attacked in Brooklyn by man who threatened to murder him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2021 16:51
Renowned Detroit bagel shop celebrates 100th anniversary

Renowned Detroit bagel shop celebrates 100th anniversary

New York Bagel now run by fourth generation of Goldsmith family., 09/09/2021 19:00
New York family drowns in ‘Death Trap’ basement apartment during Ira flooding

New York family drowns in ‘Death Trap’ basement apartment during Ira flooding

In the wake of extreme flooding in NYC, tragic details are emerging of families stranded in their homes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2021 14:22
The outrages keep coming.

The outrages keep coming.

We’re supposed to believe abandoned Americans chose to stay. Who would want to trade downtown Kabul for New York anyway? Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 03/09/2021 10:30
46 dead after Ida floods northeast USA

46 dead after Ida floods northeast USA

'Stay off the roads, we're not out of this yet,' NJ Gov. Murphy begs. Senior meteorologist: 'As far as the United States goes, it's gone.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2021 08:45
NYC mayor calls flooding 'horrible and tragic' and says city will be there for families

NYC mayor calls flooding 'horrible and tragic' and says city will be there for families

New York Governor Kathy Hochul also speaks at press conference, addressing how to improve street level infrastructure against future floods.Dan Verbin, 02/09/2021 21:57
NYC Hatzalah crew runs 1.2 miles in waist-deep water to aid trapped woman in labor

NYC Hatzalah crew runs 1.2 miles in waist-deep water to aid trapped woman in labor

A healthy baby was safely delivered by Hatzalah on a flooded NYC highway in the middle of Wednesday's historic rainfall.Dan Verbin, 02/09/2021 21:19
At least 24 dead in New York, New Jersey floods

At least 24 dead in New York, New Jersey floods

Authorities say many victims drowned in basement apartments which were flooded by remnants of Hurricane Ida.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2021 19:36
Watch: Flood waters flow into NYC subway stations

Watch: Flood waters flow into NYC subway stations

Water gushes into multiple Manhattan subway stations in the wake of Hurricane Ida.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2021 10:23
150 sex abuse lawsuits filed against NY Jewish institutions under Child Victims Act

150 sex abuse lawsuits filed against NY Jewish institutions under Child Victims Act

Since Child Victims Act of 2019, at least 150 child sex abuse lawsuits filed against Jewish institutions in New York.Asaf Shalev, Ella Rockart, JTA, 31/08/2021 07:03
Search underway off Long Island beach for stolen Torah scrolls and other sacred items

Search underway off Long Island beach for stolen Torah scrolls and other sacred items

Crews scramble to search coastline with worry that suspect may have thrown the two Torah scrolls into the Atlantic Ocean.Dan Verbin, 24/08/2021 22:15
Kathy Hochul sworn in as Governor of New York

Kathy Hochul sworn in as Governor of New York

After Andrew Cuomo resigns from office, Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul becomes first woman to serve as governor of New York.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/08/2021 07:41
Chabad Lubavitch yeshiva deans: Don't send students to New York

Chabad Lubavitch yeshiva deans: Don't send students to New York

Deans of seven Chabad Lubavitch yeshivas in Israel call on parents not to send their sons to Crown Heights for upcoming holiday season.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/08/2021 11:46
US Census: Haredi areas among fastest-growing in New York, New Jersey

US Census: Haredi areas among fastest-growing in New York, New Jersey

Orthodox areas are among the fastest growing in New York and New Jersey, census data shows.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 19/08/2021 07:58
Swastika graffiti found on playground in village north of NYC

Swastika graffiti found on playground in village north of NYC

Volunteer trash cleaning crew found anti-Semitic graffiti on slide in popular playground in Ossining, NY, prompting police investigation.Dan Verbin, 17/08/2021 17:17
Watch: New Yorkers party, comedians slam Cuomo on his way out

Watch: New Yorkers party, comedians slam Cuomo on his way out

New Yorkers partied in the streets to celebrate the resignation Cuomo as even CNN paid notice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/08/2021 14:40
Brooklyn: Missing seven-year-old Jewish boy located

Brooklyn: Missing seven-year-old Jewish boy located

Police in Brooklyn find seven-year-old Yosef Shapiro after several hours of searching for him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/08/2021 04:45
The Jewish history of Gold’s Horseradish

The Jewish history of Gold’s Horseradish

For four generations, this Jewish family owned a horseradish business. In the 1950s, they won the chance of a lifetime.Stephanie Ganz, JTA, 09/08/2021 07:45
Governor Cuomo accuser files criminal complaint

Governor Cuomo accuser files criminal complaint

Support for the embattled governor is slipping, with 70% of New Yorkers saying he should step down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/08/2021 12:39
Democratic lawmakers: Cuomo should resign or be impeached

Democratic lawmakers: Cuomo should resign or be impeached

Three New York Democratic lawmakers say Governor Andrew Cuomo must face impeachment if he does not resign.Ben Ariel, 06/08/2021 03:28
'The ghosts of Manhattan': This bot shows where synagogues used to be

'The ghosts of Manhattan': This bot shows where synagogues used to be

A 20-year-old college student in Texas is mapping every Manhattan address that used to be a synagogue.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 05/08/2021 07:48
New documentary tackles debate over secular education in New York City yeshivas

New documentary tackles debate over secular education in New York City yeshivas

Documentary film focuses on hot-button issue of secular education mandates for yeshivas in New York City.Shira Hanau, JTA, 04/08/2021 08:38
Biden on Cuomo: I think he should resign

Biden on Cuomo: I think he should resign

US President calls on New York Governor to step down after investigation finds he harassed multiple women.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2021 23:59
Chabad emissaries receive $2,000 while airborne

Chabad emissaries receive $2,000 while airborne

Chabad passengers on a flight to New York donated a massive sum for Chabad chapters - while still in the air.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/07/2021 23:28
Hate crime: NY Jewish man attacked walking home from synagogue

Hate crime: NY Jewish man attacked walking home from synagogue

Three men charged with hate crime after man in Catskills village has shtreimel ripped from head and is pelted with anti-Semitic slurs.Dan Verbin, 28/07/2021 18:34
Owner of NY supermarket has response to Ben & Jerry's

Owner of NY supermarket has response to Ben & Jerry's

Owner of supermarket chain in New York reduces the sale of Ben & Jerry's ice cream by 70% in response to its boycott of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2021 06:07
Windows of Brooklyn Jewish school smashed with a hammer

Windows of Brooklyn Jewish school smashed with a hammer

Assailant captured on video walking up to the Williamsburg school and smashing the windows multiple times.Dan Verbin, 20/07/2021 17:52
NYC mayoral candidate Eric Adams wishes Jews a meaningful fast

NYC mayoral candidate Eric Adams wishes Jews a meaningful fast

Eric Adams won New York City’s Democratic mayoral primary earlier this month, narrowly defeating Kathryn Garcia.Ben Ariel, 18/07/2021 23:30
Carbon monoxide leak at NY Jewish boys' camp sickens 23 staff

Carbon monoxide leak at NY Jewish boys' camp sickens 23 staff

Leak in building housing staff and university students thought to have originated with faulty hot water heater, victims in stable condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2021 19:43
Fireworks thrown at yeshiva students in upstate New York

Fireworks thrown at yeshiva students in upstate New York

A package of fireworks was thrown out of a moving vehicle at the students in the small hamlet of Round Top, New York.Dan Verbin, 09/07/2021 15:41
Jewish man assaulted, hit with wooden plank in Williamsburg, NY

Jewish man assaulted, hit with wooden plank in Williamsburg, NY

25-year old man was the victim of anti-Semitic threats that escalated into a physical attack; police are still searching for the suspect.Dan Verbin, 08/07/2021 20:00
Cuomo declares Disaster Emergency on gun violence

Cuomo declares Disaster Emergency on gun violence

New York governor says 'gun violence is a public health crisis, and we must treat it like one.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2021 22:53
NYPD: 69% increase in anti-Semitic hate crimes this year

NYPD: 69% increase in anti-Semitic hate crimes this year

Jews and Asians the victims of the majority of hate crimes in New York according to NYPD. Hate crimes overall up 139%.Gary Willig, 04/07/2021 10:53
Bullet hole, bullet fragment found at Brooklyn synagogue

Bullet hole, bullet fragment found at Brooklyn synagogue

Bullet hole and bullet fragment found at Flatbush synagogue after Sabbath shooting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2021 11:38
NY AG lawsuit ends housing discrimination against Jews in Orange County town

NY AG lawsuit ends housing discrimination against Jews in Orange County town

NY town and county had prevented Jews from moving into a new development through land use regulations and denying permits to the developer.Dan Verbin, Canada, 18/06/2021 21:04
New York lifts almost all COVID restrictions

New York lifts almost all COVID restrictions

Governor Andrew Cuomo announces end to non-federal COVID restrictions as 70% of New Yorkers are vaccinated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2021 21:00
NY woman steals ambulance, leads cops on high speed chase, crashes into Irondequoit Bay

NY woman steals ambulance, leads cops on high speed chase, crashes into Irondequoit Bay

After stealing ambulance in Utica woman leads police on multi-city chase on NY Thruway before toppling off boat launch into body of water.Dan Verbin, 14/06/2021 19:24
This Jewish group is helping children cope with the pandemic

This Jewish group is helping children cope with the pandemic

With kids’ mental health suffering due to pandemic, Jewish experts step up help.Stewart Ain, JTA, 29/05/2021 21:13
NY state senator urges passage of his anti-Semitism bill

NY state senator urges passage of his anti-Semitism bill

Senator Joseph Griffo says that his legislation would offer additional protections against anti-Semitic attacks.Dan Verbin, Canada, 28/05/2021 23:00
NY Senate candidate calls on Israel, UN to 'finish the job' with Hamas

NY Senate candidate calls on Israel, UN to 'finish the job' with Hamas

Khaled Salem, who is running against Chuck Schumer in 2022, calls on Israel, UN to completely destroy Hamas rockets and tunnelsArutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2021 19:30
Report: Manhattan DA convenes grand jury in Trump Organization probe

Report: Manhattan DA convenes grand jury in Trump Organization probe

Manhattan's top prosecutor convenes grand jury to decide whether to indict Trump in connection with probe of Trump Organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 03:58
Cuomo orders increased police patrols at Jewish institutions

Cuomo orders increased police patrols at Jewish institutions

New York Governor: We will not tolerate any form of anti-Semitic violence and intimidation.Elad Benari, 25/05/2021 03:57
Live: Coast to coast pro-Israel rallies

Live: Coast to coast pro-Israel rallies

IAC and other Jewish and pro-Israel organizations are holding protests in wake of Antisemitic attacks and in support of Israel. Watch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/05/2021 19:31
Jew brutally beaten in NYC riots: 'I'm thankful to be alive'

Jew brutally beaten in NYC riots: 'I'm thankful to be alive'

Last Thursday, a mob attacked Yosef Borgen in the heart of NY, in broad daylight. "I'm going to keep going to pro-Israel rallies," he says.Yoni Kempinski, 23/05/2021 18:38
Remorseless: NYC anti-Semitic attacker says 'I'd do it again'

Remorseless: NYC anti-Semitic attacker says 'I'd do it again'

Man held on $10,000 bail for brutal attack on Jew tells prison guards he'd do it all over again.Gary Willig, 23/05/2021 07:53
Jewish man brutally assaulted by pro-Palestinian mob in NYC

Jewish man brutally assaulted by pro-Palestinian mob in NYC

Disturbing videos surface of violence by pro-Palestinian mobs in Manhattan. Multiple injuries reported after police fail to restore calm.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/05/2021 07:23
Watch: Jews attacked in Manhattan

Watch: Jews attacked in Manhattan

On Manhattan’s Upper East Side, Jews are attacked by anti-Israel activists. Police intervene.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/05/2021 09:19
Arutz Sheva administration meets officials in NY

Arutz Sheva administration meets officials in NY

Team meets with Ambassador Erdan, heads of Rabbinical Alliance of America, YU President and more.Arutz Sheva, 13/05/2021 03:23