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....

Marvel Asks NYC Councilman to Stop Using Captain America in His Campaign

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Marvel Comics has a message for a New York City candidate: The day has come for you to stop using Captain America in your campaign. Ben Kallos,...

De Blasio: NYC Playgrounds Will Open Monday

(JTA) – Just days after Orthodox lawmakers cut the chains off New York City playgrounds in defiance of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s orders, the mayor announced Thursday morning that...

Celebrate Israel Parade Among NYC Events Canceled Through June

(JTA) — Among the many signs of summer that the coronavirus pandemic is silencing: the annual parade that draws tens of thousands of supporters of Israel to New York...

Nadler to Miss Part of Impeachment Hearing to Care for Wife With Cancer

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Rep. Jerry Nadler, one of seven House members serving as a manager in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial in the Senate, said he would miss part...

Rockland School District Ordered to Change Election Rules

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A federal judge has ordered the East Ramapo Central School District to change the way it elects its school board, saying it has allowed the majority of...

Teach Coalition to Host Streaming Event Honoring Jewish Educators

Teach Coalition, a project of the Orthodox Union, will host “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: A Tribute to our Schools and Parents” on Tuesday, May 26 at 8 pm EST....

Activists Promote New York Rally Against Antisemitism

Ahead of this Sunday’s solidarity rally in New York City against antisemitism and hate, Jewish organizations and leaders have been actively promoting the event on social media. “We should all...

NYC Coronavirus Food Program Stocks Kosher Meals

(JTA) — New York City is now distributing kosher food through the meals program launched to keep city residents fed during the current coronavirus-induced upheaval. The city began giving out...

NY Coronavirus Admissions Drop, Shutdown Extended

The number of people hospitalized for the novel coronavirus and related deaths in New York fell to their lowest levels in more than a week, adding to evidence that...
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Where Dems and Republicans Are Trying to Woo Jewish Swing Voters

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — One thing we know about elections is that Jewish voters can make a difference. Take Florida: The Sunshine State’s Jewish...

Many Americans’ July 4 Celebrations Go Virtual as COVID-19 Cases Surge

On a holiday weekend that would typically draw crowds to watch fireworks, march in parades and wave the red, white and blue, many Americans...

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  If the rising summer temperatures and high humidity are making work from home life or weekend relaxation uncomfortable, PSEG Long Island reminds customers that...

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