Writing Professor at Syracuse Receives Antisemitic Emails

JNS.org – A Jewish professor at Syracuse University in New York received a threatening anonymous email last week containing antisemitic language and references to the Holocaust. The email that Genevieve...

Satmar, Cuomo Avoid COVID Wedding Restrictions Standoff

BY PHILISSA CRAMER (JTA) — The wedding of the grandson of Satmar Grand Rabbi Zalman Teitelbaum will be for family only after plans for a reception for tens of thousands of...

Kosher Gourmet Fare, Fine Wines Highlight of KFWE

  The 14th annual Kosher Food & Wine Experience (KFWE) once again catered to the kosher consumer's love affair with international cuisine and top-drawer wines that happen to be kosher....

NY Jewish Week to Place Print Edition on Pause

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The New York Jewish Week said it will put its print edition on hiatus as it transitions to a “digital-first model.” The last print edition of the...

Ezras Nashim Falls Short of Votes Needed for Ambulance Certificate

The request by Ezras Nashim to operate their own ambulance in Borough Park and Kensington was not approved by the NYC Regional EMS Council on Tuesday night. A vote on...

Halachic Musings: Two Eruv Committees of Monsey

There are two eruv committees in the Monsey area. Of late, there has been some confusion between the two, which has, unfortunately, created some tension. The confusion had spilled...

Antisemitic Flyers Found Around Staten Island

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — A white supremacist group from New Jersey posted more than a dozen antisemitic flyers on Staten Island. The flyers, found over the weekend in the New York...

Inwood Parents’ Lawsuit Credited With Changing Cuomo’s Tune

  Community members are crediting a lawsuit filed by Bais Yaakov Ateres Miriam in Far Rockaway and two Inwood parents with students at the school with accelerating Governor Andrew Cuomo's decision...

COJO Hosts Chief Kenneth Corey at Rosh Hashanah Security Meeting

On Thursday, September 12, at the New York City Police Department, Patrol Borough Staten Island, located on the second floor of Precinct 121, in the Graniteville section of Staten...

Monsey Is Reeling After Stabbing of Beloved Teacher

RAMAPO, N.Y. (JTA) — On the street where a man was stabbed nearly to death on Wednesday, yellow buses waited to ferry young children to elementary school. Steps away from...
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Following Shacharis on Sunday morning I sat down to study the first portion of the coming parashah, Tetzaveh, as is the custom, and I...

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The correlation of Haman’s sons to the Nuremberg Nazis, y’s, is eerie. It is also what can be called an “emunah builder.” One could...

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