3 Orthodox Jews Sue Over Restrictions on NYC Houses of Worship

(JTA) — Three Orthodox Jews from Brooklyn and two Catholic priests are suing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other New York officials over continued restrictions on houses of...

Police Question “Person of Interest” in Brooklyn Shopkeeper Slayings

Police in Brooklyn are questioning a man who may be "John Doe Duffel Bag,"  the balding man with a mustache who was seen on surveillance video near the scene...

NY Attorney Files Lawsuit over LIPA Power Failures

A New York attorney has filed a lawsuit claiming negligence by two Long Island power companies after Superstorm Sandy and the nor'easter. Kenneth Mollins said the lawsuit filed Tuesday in...

Chabad Opens its First Center in Rwanda

(JTA) — Chabad has opened its first center in Rwanda, which becomes the African nation’s first synagogue served by a permanent rabbi. Rabbi Chaim and Dina Bar Sella, and their...

‘New Yorker’ Corrects: There Are MRI Machines in Gaza

Following communication from many CAMERA members, The New Yorker removed the false claim, which had originally appeared twice in the article, that there are no MRI machines in the Gaza...

HIAS Statement on Pittsburgh Tragedy

Editor's note: Pittsburgh shooting suspect Robert Bowers blamed HIAS for his actions. “HIAS likes to bring invaders in that kill our people. I can’t sit by and watch my people get slaughtered." Robert...

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Turbulence At JFK Dear Editor, Thank you for your important article on last week’s front page about an incident at JFK. The real chillul Hashem is that anyone, especially a Jew,...

How An Injured Skateboarder Became an Israel Navy Submarine Officer

When Lt. S (full name withheld), a professional skateboarder, slammed into a safety barrier while traveling at 60 kilometers an hour during a sports event — breaking his back,...

Novak: Look Seriously at How the Media Acts As an Enemy of the People

Much of the country’s punditry is debating the Trump administration’s decision to revoke the press credentials and White House access for CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta. Cries...

5TJT Sport Center

By Judan Rhine 8th Annual Cooper Invitational, November 6 The Eighth Annual Cooper Yeshiva High School National Invitational Tournament, hosted by the Margolin Hebrew Academy/Feinstone Yeshiva of the South in Memphis,...
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By Malkie Hirsch Lately, I’ve been receiving requests from people I don’t know asking to meet up for coffee or a lunch date. They arrive...

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