11th District Rep. Max Rose Concedes Loss

Incumbent Rep. Max Rose (D-N.Y.) conceded on Thursday to Republican New York State Assembly Member Nicole Malliotakis in the race for the U.S. House of Representatives in New York’s...

Hikind Publishes Roast of Cuomo’s Leadership Lessons Book

Former Brooklyn assemblyman Dov Hikind has published a parody of Governor Andrew Cuomo's new book "American Crisis: Leadership Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic." The book titled "Lessons in Leadership: King Covidius Cuomo"...

Economic Pain Remains From Brooklyn Hotspot Shutdowns

The coronavirus hotspot in the Brooklyn neighborhoods that are home to large communities of Orthodox Jews shifted from a “red” to an “orange” zone on Tuesday, in recognition of...

YU Open House Coming to a Screen Near You

  Welcoming Prospective Students to Undergraduate Open Houses This story of growth in the face of challenges will be proudly showcased during the University’s upcoming virtual undergraduate open houses later this...

‘The Rant’ Anonymous Bigot’s Job Is Combating Discrimination

BY RON KAMPEAS (JTA) – The New York Police Department official charged with combating discrimination in the department posted hundreds of racist, antisemitic, misogynist, and homophobic slurs on a message board. The...

Lee Zeldin Confirmed Winner in NY 1st District

Republican incumbent Lee Zeldin has been declared the winner by a wide margin in the race for New York's 1st Congressional District seat against challenger Democrat Nancy Goroff. With 99%...

NY Schools With COVID Upticks Can Reopen Under New Testing Plan

BY SHIRA HANAU (JTA) — After weeks of closures, schools in parts of New York with relatively high COVID-19 rates, including several that are home to large Orthodox Jewish communities, will...

Satmar Rabbi Denounces Borough Park Protests

BY SHIRA HANAU (JTA) — A leader of a major Hasidic sect denounced protests earlier this month where local Orthodox Jews voiced their anger at lockdown measures targeting their neighborhoods. Rabbi Aaron...

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...

Red Changes to Yellow in Queens; Schools, Restaurants May Open

Many of the city schools shuttered two weeks ago because they were located in neighborhoods with spiking COVID-19 rates now have state approval to reopen, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced...
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Purim: The Holiday Of The Heart

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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