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”...

RAA Condemns Democratic Socialists of America Platform

  The Rabbinical Alliance of America–Igud HaRabbonim condemns the Democratic Socialists of America’s subversive and destructive platform as well as their endorsement of candidates for the New York City Council....

Dr. Frydman Appointed to COVID-19 Response Group

  As there is increased concern for victims of family violence who are sheltering in place with their abuser, Shalom Task Force’s executive director, Dr. Shoshannah D. Frydman, has been...

NYS Awards $10 Million for Security in Religious-Based Institutions, Schools

JNS.org – New York is providing $10 million to protect “religious-based institutions and non-public schools from hate crimes,” announced Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday. The funds would support more than...

Nassau County Man Diagnosed With Coronavirus

NEW YORK — An unidentified 42-year-old man from Nassau County is being treated for coronavirus at NYU Winthrop Medical Center in Mineola and is not in intensive care, Gov....

‘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...

NYC Prep School Fires Teacher Who Posted Anti-Zionist Tweets

NEW YORK (JTA) — The Ethical Culture Fieldston School, an elite New York City prep school, has fired a teacher who posted tweets opposing Zionism. JB Brager, who taught history...

Feds View Jersey City Kosher Grocery Rampage as Domestic Terrorism

The FBI will now oversee the investigation of this week’s deadly attack on a New Jersey kosher grocery store, which officials are treating as an act of domestic terrorism, federal and...

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...

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...
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Israeli Forces Push Deeper into Khan Yunis; 250 Hamas Targets Hit

JOSHUA MARKS (December 10, 2023 / JNS) Israeli forces continued to advance into the Hamas stronghold of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on Sunday,...

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