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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: 2 weeks 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: 1 month 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: 1 month 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: 2 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: 2 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: 2 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

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Sneering restaurant review triggers Trump on Twitter

12/15/2016 3:57 PM Updated: 2 months ago

  New York (AFP) – A sneering restaurant review savaging a bistro in the lobby of his New York headquarters and casting aspersions on what it

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De Blasio backs Ellision for DNC Chair

12/14/2016 4:13 PM Updated: 2 months ago

  Mayor Bill de Blasio released a statement today showing his support for Rep. Keith Ellison as he runs for leadership of the Democratic National Committee. In

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Felder and Golden demand more changes to 421-a

12/14/2016 3:43 PM Updated: 2 months ago

  Brooklyn State Sens. Simcha Felder and Marty Golden are calling for more changes to 421-a, the beleaguered real estate tax break that expired at the

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Armed survivalist tries to enter Trump Tower

12/13/2016 3:06 PM Updated: 2 months ago

  Alexander Wang, a 19-year-old Baruch College student, was arrested by the NYPD yesterday after the Secret Service found him carrying a large hunting knife and

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Schumer calls for transit workers to be screened for terrorists

12/12/2016 6:32 PM Updated: 2 months ago

  Sen. Charles Schumer, set to be the next minority leader of the Senate, called today for all transportation employees to be checked against terror watch

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Watch de Blasio on the one mistake that cost Clinton the election

12/12/2016 4:02 PM Updated: 2 months ago
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City, unions site last week’s construction death as sign of industry-wide problem

12/12/2016 1:32 PM Updated: 2 months ago

  New York City’s buildings and investigation departments are currently investigating the death last week of construction worker Wilfredo Enriques, but both City and union officials are already calling for

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Local pizzeria harassed because of “Pizzagate”

12/10/2016 6:10 PM Updated: 2 months ago

  On Sunday, an armed man entered the Comet Ping Pong restaurant in Washington D.C. and opened fire with an AR-15 assault rifle. He was inspired by false