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

01/06/2017 12:03 PM Updated: 2 weeks 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 weeks 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


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: 1 month 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,


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

12/20/2016 11:08 AM

CM Greenfield brings housing expertise to Israel

12/16/2016 12:43 PM Updated: 1 month 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: 1 month 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


Sneering restaurant review triggers Trump on Twitter

12/15/2016 3:57 PM Updated: 1 month 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


De Blasio backs Ellision for DNC Chair

12/14/2016 4:13 PM Updated: 1 month 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


Felder and Golden demand more changes to 421-a

12/14/2016 3:43 PM Updated: 1 month 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


Armed survivalist tries to enter Trump Tower

12/13/2016 3:06 PM Updated: 1 month 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


Schumer calls for transit workers to be screened for terrorists

12/12/2016 6:32 PM Updated: 1 month 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


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

12/12/2016 4:02 PM Updated: 1 month ago

City, unions site last week’s construction death as sign of industry-wide problem

12/12/2016 1:32 PM Updated: 1 month 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: 1 month 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

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House GOP sticks NYC with Trump bill

12/07/2016 10:40 AM Updated: 1 month ago

  House Republicans voted yesterday to allocate $7 million to cover security expenses related to protecting President-elect Donald Trump and his family, who currently reside at


Watch MTA’s guide to its new cashless toll system

12/06/2016 3:27 PM

Two Muslim NYC women subject to hate crimes: officials

12/05/2016 4:00 PM Updated: 1 month ago

  New York (AFP) – Two Muslim women working for authorities in New York suffered hate crimes just 36 hours apart, officials said Monday, following an


Affordable Housing Is Not Just for the Poor

12/01/2016 3:30 PM Updated: 1 month ago

  New York City doesn’t plan to give affordable housing just for the lowest incomes who need it, Commissioner Vicki Been from the New York State’s


New York’s Lincoln Center to Remember Leonard Cohen

12/01/2016 3:00 PM Updated: 1 month ago

  New York (AFP) – New York’s Lincoln Center on Wednesday announced a low-key memorial for legendary poet and singer Leonard Cohen next week, with the