Heshy Tischler Released Following Arraignment

Orthodox City Council candidate Heshy Tischler was arraigned Monday for allegedly inciting an attack on a journalist. Tischler, wearing a yarmulke and black blazer, appeared behind white metal bars, as he...

Agudah Sues Cuomo Over NY Religious Gathering Restrictions

BY RON KAMPEAS (JTA) — Agudath Israel of America, an umbrella body for haredi Orthodox Jews, sued New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in federal court on Thursday for pandemic restrictions on...

Congresswoman Meng Warns of Rising Anti-Jewish Tensions

Amid a climate of anger in the Orthodox Jewish community in New York City over Governor Andrew Cuomo’s intensified coronavirus restrictions, a Queens congresswoman issued a stark warning on...

Second Day of Protests, Upheaval in Borough Park

  (JTA) — A reporter and member of the Hasidic community in Borough Park was cornered and threatened Wednesday night as protests against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new restrictions...

TOH PPE Kit Giveaway for Small Businesses Comes to Cedarhurst

The Town of Hempstead teamed up with the Village of Cedarhurst to provide local business owners with much needed personal protective equipment (PPE) kits. This effort stems from Hempstead Town’s PPE initiative,...

Man Hospitalized After Beating at Boro Park Anti-Shutdown Protest

(JTA) – Protests by Orthodox Jews against New York’s crackdown on gatherings in their neighborhoods turned tense and at times violent Tuesday night as throngs of young men demonstrated...

Cedarhurst Reiterates Mask, Social Distancing Rules

The Village of Cedarhurst cares about the health and well-being of its residents. With that in mind, we would like to remind you of the continued importance of wearing...

Legislators, Orthodox Groups Decry Cuomo’s COVID Closures

Joint Statement From Senator Simcha Felder, Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein, Councilman Chaim Deutsch & Councilman Kalman Yeger Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 11:14 pm | י"ח תשרי תשפ"א We are appalled by Governor Cuomo’s words...

Cuomo Outlines ‘Cluster Action Initiative’ for COVID Hot Spots

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a new cluster action initiative to address COVID-19 hot spots that have cropped up in Brooklyn, Queens, and Broome, Orange and Rockland Counties....

As Cases Increase, Cuomo Eyes 5T for Lack of Compliance

Governor Andrew Cuomo will meet with civic and religious leaders from the Five Towns today to impress upon them the importance of social distancing and wearing masks to reduce...
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