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...

Flatbush Processing Arrest of Former Teacher Who Preyed on Children

NEW YORK (JTA) — Sitting at the front of a large room lined floor to ceiling with Jewish holy books, Rabbi Joseph Beyda’s voice broke as he processed, seemingly...

NY Family Pays Nearly $200k to Bring Body to Israel for Burial

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Seven members of a wealthy family brought the body of the family matriarch to Israel to be buried after she died of COVID-19 in New...

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...

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...

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...

Jewish Observance an Issue in 3rd District Primary

BY RON KAMPEAS (JTA) — An already unorthodox primary season is taking an even stranger turn in a race for a New York House seat. Rep. Thomas Suozzi, a centrist Democrat, is...

Teens Throw Rock at Jewish Elementary School Bus in Crown Heights

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Three teenagers threw a rock at a school bus transporting children from a Jewish elementary school in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights. The rock cracked a...

ParCare Health Investigated for Misuse of COVID-19 Vaccines

BY SHIRA HANAU (JTA) — A network of health clinics owned by a Hasidic man and serving a number of Hasidic communities in Brooklyn and upstate New York is under investigation...

Board of Ed Cancels Regents Exams for Spring

Governor Andrew Cuomo extended the "pause order" for New York State until April 29 and the New York State Education Department announced that Regents Exams are canceled for the 2019-2020...
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