Kiryas Joel School Found Operating With ‘Hundreds of Students’

(JTA) — A school in the Hasidic village of Kiryas Joel in New York was ordered to close after it was found operating with hundreds of students in its...

NYPD Opens Hate Crime Investigation Into Vandalism on UES

The New York Police Department (NYPD) has opened a hate crimes investigation following two separate incidents of antisemitic vandalism this week on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. On Tuesday, the office...

NORPAC Hosts Staten Island Rep. Max Rose in Five Towns

On February 2, NORPAC hosted Congressman Max Rose (D-NY) at the home of Trudy and Stanley Stern. Max Rose is a freshman serving New York’s 11th district, which includes...

Large Weddings Eyed As Culprit for COVID Spikes

(JTA) – Rising fears about a second wave of coronavirus cases in New York City’s Orthodox communities appear to be justified, with the proportion of tests turning up cases...

Monsey Rabbi Gives Invocation at New York State of the State Address

NEW YORK (JTA) — Rabbi Chaim Rottenberg, whose home was the site of a stabbing last month on the holiday of Hanukkah, delivered an invocation at Governor Andrew Cuomo’s State 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....

Trump to Attend Syrian Jewish Family’s Private NJ Fundraiser

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — President Donald Trump will attend a private fundraiser at the New Jersey home of a close friend who died of the coronavirus in April. Stanley Chera was a longtime...

YU Democrats Club Loses Official Status After LGBTQ Advocacy

BY SAM SOKOL (JTA) — A student organization at Yeshiva University lost its official status after organizing a protest march calling for the establishment of a Gay-Straight Alliance Club and permission...

Rabbi Cohn Delivers Opening Prayer for U.S. House of Representatives

On Wednesday, January 29, Congressman Max Rose, member of the Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism, hosted Staten Island resident and longtime New York City rabbi, Avraham HaKohen “Romi”...

Jersey City Market Employee Killed Helping Customer Escape Deadly Shooting

(JTA) — Douglas Miguel Rodriguez, a 49-year-old father who died in the shooting at a kosher supermarket in Jersey City, helped save a wounded Jewish customer, the New York...
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