Naftuli Moster Outs Himself As Satmar Wedding Tipster

By NAFTULI MOSTER (JTA) — On Saturday night, shortly after observant Jews went back online after Shabbat, Orthodox media outlets, Twitter accounts, and WhatsApp groups were ablaze about news that had broken several...

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...

NY Jews React to Unrest in Borough Park

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — When he looks at the protests rocking the Orthodox Brooklyn neighborhood of Borough Park, Matt Nosanchuk is conflicted. He’s anxious that COVID-19 rates will continue to spike...

Jewish Congress Candidate in NY Has Signs Marked With Antisemitic Graffiti

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — At least a dozen campaign signs supporting a Jewish congressional candidate were defaced with antisemitic graffiti. At least one sign supporting Josh Eisen’s campaign was tagged with...

Meet Heshy Tischler

Editor’s note: This story was produced in partnership with New York Magazine. Since it was published Oct. 9, Tischler was arrested Sunday evening and charged with inciting a riot and...

End Jew Hatred Plans Rally Today in NYC

The End Jew Hatred Movement has scheduled a protest for today at 4:30 pm at the New York Public Library (Main Branch), 476 5th Avenue, New York City in objection...

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...

Judge Upholds Gathering Restrictions in New York

BY SHIRA HANAU   (JTA) — A judge said restrictions imposed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on houses of worship that would severely limit attendance in areas experiencing an uptick in...

De Blasio Condemns Police Silence During Assault on Orthodox Journalist

(JTA) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the assault of Orthodox journalist Jacob Kornbluh by a crowd in Borough Park was “disgusting” and vowed that police...

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...
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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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