New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the NYPD has stepped up patrols at synagogues and other key locations around the city.
Rabbi Yisroel Kahan, medical liaison at Bikur Cholim of Rockland County, told WCBS 880 the child’s mother was from Monsey, N.Y.
Israeli police said Tuesday they are searching for a young New Jersey religious student who went missing during a hike outside Jerusalem.
Tensions have mounted between Israel and the Palestinians after the bodies of three Israeli teens were found in the West Bank more than two weeks after they went missing.
In the midst of a whirlwind, three-day trip to the Holy Land, Pope Francis prayed Monday at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.
Pope Francis took a dramatic plunge Sunday into Mideast politics while on his Holy Land pilgrimage, receiving an acceptance from the Israeli and Palestinian presidents to visit him at the Vatican next month to discuss embattled peace efforts.
Christians around the world and across the Tri-State area are marking Good Friday by commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
Amar’e Stoudemire has said he’d like to finish his career with the Knicks. But there’s a very real possibility he could bolt to join a team that he co-owns in Israel.
A group of Garden State high school students were on their way overseas Tuesday to run in a very special race.
Ariel Sharon, the hard-charging Israeli general and prime minister who was admired and hated for his battlefield exploits and ambitions to reshape the Middle East, died Saturday, eight years after a stroke left him in a coma from which he never awoke. He was 85.
The Democratic nominee for New York City mayor also sent his condolences over the loss of Rabbi Yosef. Bill de Blasio praised the influential rabbi, saying “his wisdom, charity and sensitivity were legendary.”
The president of Israel has invited New York Knicks star Amare Stoudemire to play for the country’s national basketball team because of his ties to Judaism.
The victim of what a court said was Iranian terrorism wants that country’s leader to pay up, at least in part.
Speaking Friday on his weekly WOR radio show, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said reaction from an anti-Islam film is “exactly what you should have expected.”
Commonly referred to as “what goes around, comes around’, the Republicans are finding plenty to take shots at as the Democrats conduct their week in the ‘often dubious’ political spotlight called “the Convention”.