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Anti-vaxxers protest with swastikas outside Jewish politician’s office in the Bronx

Anti-vaxxers protest with swastikas outside Jewish politician’s office in the Bronx

Anti-vaxxers protest with swastikas and yellow star outside Jewish politician’s office in the Bronx.Ben Sales, JTA, 16/11/2021 13:26
The NYC Marathon is back - and so is its minyan

The NYC Marathon is back - and so is its minyan

The man who helps Jewish New York City marathoners run through their morning prayers.Julia Gergely, JTA, 08/11/2021 08:05
NYPD searching for man who assaulted pregnant Jewish woman in Brooklyn

NYPD searching for man who assaulted pregnant Jewish woman in Brooklyn

New York City police looking for 40-year old assailant who attacked pregnant Jewish woman in Crown Heights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/11/2021 20:41
NYC Jewish community hopes new mayor Eric Adams will be "a real leader"

NYC Jewish community hopes new mayor Eric Adams will be "a real leader"

'New York is a tough place,' former Democratic New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind told Arutz Sheva. 'But Adams can become a great mayor.'Yoni Kempinski, 04/11/2021 10:58
Eric Adams elected as New York City Mayor

Eric Adams elected as New York City Mayor

Adams, who was endorsed by several Jewish communities, defeated Republican candidate Curtis Sliwa.Elad Benari, 03/11/2021 03:25
New York, New York  ... a helluva town?

New York, New York ... a helluva town?

Residents who could leave New York, have left; those, who couldn’t leave, remain. Op-ed.Joe David, 28/10/2021 16:15
Jewish man hit in head by projectile fired from car in Brooklyn

Jewish man hit in head by projectile fired from car in Brooklyn

NYPD searching for three suspects after Jewish man hit in head by unknown projectile in Crown Heights, New York.Dan Verbin, 28/10/2021 16:07
Newburgh, NY council censures councillor accused of anti-Semitism

Newburgh, NY council censures councillor accused of anti-Semitism

The Newburgh, New York city council voted to censure a councillor who was caught on video making vulgar and accusatory remarks about Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/10/2021 21:21
NYC: Protesters rally against vaccine mandate for workers

NYC: Protesters rally against vaccine mandate for workers

From Oct. 29, gov't workers who are unvaccinated and haven't applied for exemption will be placed on unpaid leave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/10/2021 13:50
Inside NYC's narrowest apartment

Inside NYC's narrowest apartment

A look inside the narrowest apartment in New York City.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/10/2021 13:47
Columbus Day Parade comes back to NYC

Columbus Day Parade comes back to NYC

Columbus Day Parade returns after being canceled last year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2021 12:10
These Jewish NYC schoolteachers want a religious exemption from the city’s vaccine mandate

These Jewish NYC schoolteachers want a religious exemption from the city’s vaccine mandate

Some Jewish teachers in New York City are trying to secure exemptions from the city's sweeping vaccine mandate based on religious objectionsPhilissa Cramer, JTA, 05/10/2021 07:39
 9-year old Jewish boy attacked on Brooklyn subway platform during Sukkot

9-year old Jewish boy attacked on Brooklyn subway platform during Sukkot

The boy, part of a group helping Jews shake the lulav, was accosted by a man who yelled anti-Semitic statements and grabbed his arm.Dan Verbin, 30/09/2021 18:40
Kosher restaurants fear losing customers over NYC vaccine mandate

Kosher restaurants fear losing customers over NYC vaccine mandate

As New York City vaccine mandate goes into effect, kosher restaurants fear losing customers - or getting fined for non-compliance.Lauren Hakimi, JTA, 14/09/2021 14:30
NYC killer disguised as Hasidic Jew fatally shoots man getting into his car

NYC killer disguised as Hasidic Jew fatally shoots man getting into his car

Video footage of Queens, NY killing shows man apparently wearing garb of a Hasidic Jew as he waits to ambush other man getting into his car.Dan Verbin, 09/09/2021 21:20
Torah scrolls rescued from flooded Williamsburg, NY synagogue by Hatzalah

Torah scrolls rescued from flooded Williamsburg, NY synagogue by Hatzalah

After being rescued from basement entrance, Torah scrolls were unrolled on tables to dry out and remove any chance of further damage.Dan Verbin, 02/09/2021 17:13
At least 6 dead in New York City, New Jersey flooding

At least 6 dead in New York City, New Jersey flooding

Four people have drowned in NYC basements; another two people died, one after being trapped in a submerged car near Passaic River.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2021 11:38
NY in State of Emergency due to 'historic' weather event

NY in State of Emergency due to 'historic' weather event

Tropical Storm Ida has brought extreme weather conditions, with residents now being urged to stay at home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2021 09:02
Suburban NYC Jewish community raises $1 million for Haiti relief aid

Suburban NYC Jewish community raises $1 million for Haiti relief aid

Local Jewish NYC nonprofits donating a million dollars worth of goods in two containers to Haitians in critical need of help.Dan Verbin, 26/08/2021 20:21
De Blasio orders vaccination mandate for NYC education workers

De Blasio orders vaccination mandate for NYC education workers

All workers in education department to be ordered to be vaccinated by September 27 after FDA approves Pfizer vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/08/2021 18:20
Lightning interrupts New York City concert

Lightning interrupts New York City concert

"We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert" in Grand Central Park interrupted as Hurricane Henri approaches the area.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/08/2021 05:03
Nach Waxman, New York City cookbook store owner and Jewish text enthusiast, dies at 84

Nach Waxman, New York City cookbook store owner and Jewish text enthusiast, dies at 84

Nach Waxman, owner of the NYC cookbook store Kitchen Arts & Letters, as well as a maven of both Jewish cooking and Jewish texts, has died.Shira Hanau, JTA, 08/08/2021 22:46
Broadway theatres announce vaccine requirement

Broadway theatres announce vaccine requirement

Audiences, performers, stage crews and theatre staff will be required to be vaccinated, guests will also have to wear masks inside theatres.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2021 17:39
NYC lawmaker Chaim Deutsch gets 3 months in jail for tax evasion

NYC lawmaker Chaim Deutsch gets 3 months in jail for tax evasion

Former New York City councilman Chaim Deutsch sentenced to 3 months in prison for federal tax evasion.Shira Hanau, JTA, 30/07/2021 12:36
50 CUNY professors quit union over resolution calling Israel a ‘settler-colonial state’

50 CUNY professors quit union over resolution calling Israel a ‘settler-colonial state’

Dozens of professors quit union after it passes resolution condemning Israel as a 'settler-colonial state'.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 27/07/2021 07:09
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio joins boycott of Ben & Jerry's ice cream

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio joins boycott of Ben & Jerry's ice cream

De Blasio says that he will not be eating Ben & Jerry's "Cherry Garcia" flavor ice cream for a while.Dan Verbin, 20/07/2021 22:24
New York man arrested over anti-Semitic attack

New York man arrested over anti-Semitic attack

Staten Island man arrested for allegedly throwing a firework at a woman during pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian protests in Manhattan.Elad Benari, 08/07/2021 06:03
Eric Adams emerges as winner of NYC Democratic mayoral primary

Eric Adams emerges as winner of NYC Democratic mayoral primary

Preliminary vote count finds Eric Adams is narrowly ahead of Kathryn Garcia, 50.5 percent to 49.5 percent.Elad Benari, 07/07/2021 03:38
Swastika stickers found on Goldman Sachs and Verizon buildings in NYC

Swastika stickers found on Goldman Sachs and Verizon buildings in NYC

Two suspects caught on camera plastering hateful stickers comparing Israel to the Nazis on two large officer towers in Battery Park City.Dan Verbin, 29/06/2021 16:54
Curtis Sliwa: Don't call me an anti-Semite

Curtis Sliwa: Don't call me an anti-Semite

Republican candidate for NYC mayor calls for dialog with local haredim after being accused of anti-Semitism over 2018 video.Shira Hanau, JTA, 28/06/2021 07:08
NYC mayoral candidate Curtis Sliwa said Orthodox Jews are trying to take over the city

NYC mayoral candidate Curtis Sliwa said Orthodox Jews are trying to take over the city

Video surfaces from 2018 of Republican candidate for NYC mayoral race blasting Orthodox community. 'They don't vote like normal Americans.'Shira Hanau, JTA, 25/06/2021 11:05
Eric Adams leading NCY mayoral primary

Eric Adams leading NCY mayoral primary

Former NYC police captain leads race for Democratic nomination to be next mayor of New York on law and order platform.Andrew Silow-Carrol/JTA, 23/06/2021 21:52
Questions arise about NY mayoral candidate's ties to Linda Sarsour

Questions arise about NY mayoral candidate's ties to Linda Sarsour

At 2017 speech, Maya Wiley introduced Sarsour as a close friend who she was honored to be on stage with.Dan Verbin, 15/06/2021 21:30
Herb Sturz, driver of criminal justice reform in New York City and beyond, dies at 90

Herb Sturz, driver of criminal justice reform in New York City and beyond, dies at 90

Sturz, a top deputy to Mayor Ed Koch and an early advocate of criminal justice reform, dies at 90.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 14/06/2021 07:09
Man violently trashes Flatbush, NY kosher restaurant, assaults Jews

Man violently trashes Flatbush, NY kosher restaurant, assaults Jews

As he is being held down outside kosher restaurant until police arrive, man says that he doesn't like Jewish people.Dan Verbin, 10/06/2021 18:03
New New York City transit CEO is son of Hebrew book publisher

New New York City transit CEO is son of Hebrew book publisher

John Nathan Lieber, son of former president of Hebrew Publishing Company of Reconstructionist Judaism, takes over MTA.Shira Hanau/JTA, 09/06/2021 18:59
67-year old Jewish man punched in the face in front of Brooklyn synagogue

67-year old Jewish man punched in the face in front of Brooklyn synagogue

20-year old attacker also yells anti-Semitic insults, arrested nearby, charged with hate crime assault.Dan Verbin, 26/05/2021 16:36
NYPD to increase presence in Jewish communities

NYPD to increase presence in Jewish communities

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio condemns anti-Semitic violence in the city: Hatred has no place here.Elad Benari, 24/05/2021 02:05
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
De Blasio, Cuomo condemn anti-Semitism in New York City

De Blasio, Cuomo condemn anti-Semitism in New York City

New York City Mayor says brutal attack on Jewish man in Times Square was "absolutely disgusting and unacceptable".Elad Benari, Canada, 21/05/2021 23:55
In New York City, Jewish nonprofit distributes halal food to Muslims

In New York City, Jewish nonprofit distributes halal food to Muslims

Jewish nonprofit distributes 1,500 boxes of halal food for Ramadan, including pricey dates.Shira Hanau, JTA, 08/05/2021 21:10
Jews and Asians most targeted groups as hate crimes soar in NYC

Jews and Asians most targeted groups as hate crimes soar in NYC

Number of attacks on Asians in New York City skyrockets, fueling surge in hate crime.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 07/05/2021 11:23
NYC mayoral candidate: Israel is an 'apartheid' state

NYC mayoral candidate: Israel is an 'apartheid' state

In a recording, NYC mayoral candidate Dianne Morales can be heard claiming Israel is an 'apartheid state,' criticizing 'propaganda trips.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/04/2021 00:20
24-year-old aims to be NYC’s first Bukharian City Council member

24-year-old aims to be NYC’s first Bukharian City Council member

Defying his community's cultural norms, David Aronov, a Bukharian Jew, is running for NYC City Council.Lauren Hakimi, JTA, 17/04/2021 21:56
Andrew Yang films campaign ad in Orthodox Brooklyn toy store, continuing Jewish outreach

Andrew Yang films campaign ad in Orthodox Brooklyn toy store, continuing Jewish outreach

NYC mayoral candidate Andrew Yang continues his Jewish outreach with Boro Park campaign ad, wishing locals a 'happy Sabbath'Shira Hanau, JTA, 11/04/2021 21:52
Religious Jewish couple accuses NYC housing authorities of religious discrimination

Religious Jewish couple accuses NYC housing authorities of religious discrimination

Couple files federal lawsuit accusing 2 New York City agencies of discrimination in affordable housing lotteries.Shira Hanau/JTA, 07/04/2021 19:57
This chef, born next to a matzah factory, is delivering meals to Holocaust survivors

This chef, born next to a matzah factory, is delivering meals to Holocaust survivors

'A Holocaust survivor who’s 90 years old, who’s taking care of them?' asks chef David Tefy. 'I have to do something.'Shira Hanau, JTA, 06/04/2021 07:23
Orthodox Jewish couple and baby slashed in New York City in ‘possible bias incident’

Orthodox Jewish couple and baby slashed in New York City in ‘possible bias incident’

Young family of 3 wounded in knife attack near Battery Park in downtown Manhattan.Shira Hanau/JTA, 01/04/2021 22:16
Oversight of Orthodox yeshivas becomes a major issue in New York City’s mayoral race

Oversight of Orthodox yeshivas becomes a major issue in New York City’s mayoral race

Oversight of Orthodox yeshivas in New York City has emerged as a major issue in this year's mayoral race.Shira Hanau, 26/03/2021 14:06
Researchers: New coronavirus variant identified in New York

Researchers: New coronavirus variant identified in New York

Researchers say new coronavirus variant that shares some similarities with the South African variant is on the rise in New York City.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/02/2021 05:45
NY charity wants vaccines for pantry workers

NY charity wants vaccines for pantry workers

David Greenfield, head of largest kosher pantry network, says volunteers deserve access to vaccine equal to that of supermarket staff.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 06/02/2021 18:31
Words in snow

Words in snow

In its intensity, it is somehow ominous. It does not stop. First the plague, then the cold weather halted this great city. Op-ed.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 01/02/2021 23:59
New York cancels vaccinations amid severe winter storm

New York cancels vaccinations amid severe winter storm

New York City public schools are all-remote again Tuesday, as a powerful winter storm continues to pummel the area.Gary Willig, 01/02/2021 21:41
How NY sanitation workers helped one Jew go dumpster diving for his lost tefillin

How NY sanitation workers helped one Jew go dumpster diving for his lost tefillin

New York City Sanitation Department workers help an Orthodox Jewish man recover his lost tefillin after they were accidentally thrown out.Shira Hanau, JTA, 23/12/2020 07:11
Gunman opens fire at police officers near NYC church

Gunman opens fire at police officers near NYC church

Gunman opens fire after outdoor choir performance at New York City cathedral and is shot dead by police. No other injuries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/12/2020 02:13
Report: Satmar Hasidim hid massive NYC wedding from public view

Report: Satmar Hasidim hid massive NYC wedding from public view

After one massive Satmar wedding in NY was cancelled, another wedding was held, drawing thousands despite coronavirus restrictions.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 22/11/2020 22:09
Jewish day schools and yeshivas remain open as NYC public schools close

Jewish day schools and yeshivas remain open as NYC public schools close

Jewish day schools, yeshivas, and other private educational institutions in New York City remain open amid public school closures.Shira Hanau, JTA, 20/11/2020 09:27