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New York man arrested for drawing swastikas on own home

03/22/2017 1:17 PM

Andrew King, a 54-year-old Schenectady resident, was arrested Monday after allegedly vandalizing his own home with two swastikas. King, who claims to be Jewish, reported the

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Hey NYC, come to Matzapalooza for learning, songs and plague costumes

03/22/2017 11:48 AM

The Workmen’s Circle and the National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene will be partnering with the Museum of Jewish Heritage for this year’s second annual Matzapalooza. According to

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Was Kushner-China real estate deal ‘fake news’?

03/17/2017 2:20 PM

Earlier this week, we shared a Bloomberg story about a huge real estate deal involving 666 Fifth Avenue, the skyscraper co-owned by Kushner Cos., the real estate

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Cuomo seeks to change New York law that allows 14-year-olds to marry

03/13/2017 7:45 PM

An overlooked law on the books in New York since 1929 has made it legal for children as young as 14 to marry with parental and

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(Video) Watch NYPD on “typical coward” behind JCC bomb threats

03/09/2017 9:36 AM
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Mayor, NYPD, Council show united front against hate at Staten Island JCC

03/07/2017 5:32 PM

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio appeared at the Jewish Community Center of Staten Island Tuesday alongside Police Commissioner James O’Neil to meet with Jewish

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NY Rep. Maloney calls for protection of Jewish cemeteries

03/07/2017 4:01 PM

New York politicians are calling for increased penalties following the vandalism last month of two Jewish cemeteries in St. Louis and Philadelphia. Over 100 headstones were

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Brooklyn man, 65, arrested for anti-Semitic vandalism at Penn Station

03/07/2017 11:16 AM Updated: 2 weeks ago

Amid concerns of rising anti-Semitism, a 65-year-old Brooklyn man was arrested Monday for drawing swastikas in men’s bathrooms in Penn Station. The arrest of the suspect,

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Cuomo grants $25 million for private school and yeshiva security

02/23/2017 6:02 PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announced today a $25 million security grant for nonpublic schools. The move was applauded by Teach NYS, a project of the Orthodox Union advocating

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Day school advocate: “Schools do not have the necessary resources to handle” anti-Semitism

02/22/2017 12:54 PM

The disturbing rise in anti-Semitic incidents was confronted Wednesday in a conference call hosted by Maury Litwack, the executive director of Teach NYS, a project of

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Neither rain nor Trump deter New York’s Jewish Rally for Refugees

02/13/2017 12:53 PM

Neither sleet nor rain were enough to stop crowds from voicing their support of America’s newest and most vulnerable residents at New York City’s Jewish Rally

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New York apologizes for “anti-Israel” cartoon in test

02/09/2017 4:03 PM Updated: 1 month ago

A cartoon featured in the January 24 New York State regents exam, described by the American Jewish Congress as “blatantly anti-Israel,” has prompted an apology from the

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New York is most popular travel choice for Israelis, new poll finds

02/02/2017 4:06 PM

New York is the travel destination of choice for Israelis, according to a Smith organization poll cited Thursday by Hamodia. The poll, taken in advance of the

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Supporters of the late Rabbi Meir Kahane turn to Donald Trump as defender of Israel

01/06/2017 12:03 PM Updated: 2 months ago

Followers of the late Rabbi Meir Kahane, a fiery pro-Israel activist branded as a terrorist by the US government for founding the Jewish Defense League (JDL),

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Longtime NYC planning expert Carl Weisbrod retires

01/06/2017 7:00 AM Updated: 2 months ago

Veteran city government worker Carl Weisbrod announced his resignation Wednesday from his position as Chairman of the City Planning Commission for Mayor Bill de Blasio. Weisbrod’s

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ADL appaled by anti-Semitic attack in Williamsburg

12/22/2016 3:33 PM

  The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) condemned today an anti-Semitic hate crime that occurred in Williamsburg Tuesday. “We are appalled that the victim of this crime was

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NY AG Schneiderman supports NYC purging ID records

12/21/2016 2:33 PM Updated: 3 months ago

In a brief filed Tuesday, State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman supported New York City in a lawsuit regarding data collected by the municipal ID card program,

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2nd Avenue Subway opens Jan. 1st, but take a tour now

12/20/2016 11:08 AM
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CM Greenfield brings housing expertise to Israel

12/16/2016 12:43 PM Updated: 3 months ago

  David Greenfield represents Midwood, Borough Park and Bensonhurst in the New York City Council, but this past week found him very far away from the 44th

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Exclusive: NYPD Rabbi Promoted to Chief Chaplain

12/16/2016 10:14 AM Updated: 3 months ago

The New York City Police Department Chaplin Rabbi Alvin Kass will be promoted to three-star chief during a ceremony at NYPD Headquarters this morning, JP has