State Picks Hasidic Village Of Kiryas Joel To Lead Annexation RequestThe New York state environmental commissioner on Wednesday chose the Orange County Hasidic Jewish village of Kiryas Joel to lead the review of its request to annex roughly 500 acres of adjacent land.
Palestinian Motorist Hits, Kills Baby Of Rockland County Mother At Jerusalem Train StationRabbi Yisroel Kahan, medical liaison at Bikur Cholim of Rockland County, told WCBS 880 the child’s mother was from Monsey, N.Y.
Police Investigate UES Attack On Jewish Couple As Possible Hate CrimeThe NYPD's Hate Crime Task Force is investigating an alleged attack on a Jewish couple on the Upper East Side.
Crowds Flock To Queens To Remember Influential Rabbi Menachem Mendel SchneersonTens of thousands of worshipers around the world headed to Queens Tuesday, to observe the anniversary of the death of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson.
New Rochelle Pre-Schoolers Get An Early Lesson On Meaning Of PassoverThree-year-olds at Beth-El Nursery School in New Rochelle enjoyed their Seder early, enjoying the customary feast on Friday.
Hobby Lobby Apologizes After Reported N.J. Employee Remarks On JudaismA central New Jersey blogger has succeeded in getting the national chain craft store Hobby Lobby to begin selling some Jewish holiday items, following an uproar that made national headlines.
Report: Anti-Semitic Incidents Jumped In New York In 2012New statistics Monday said the number of anti-Semitic incidents jumped in New York State last year, and the state ranks at the top of the nation for such acts.
Jewish Values Gala To Honor Those Who Demonstrate Morals Of FaithThe inaugural Jewish Values Gala will be held on Tuesday, honoring those who have demonstrated the core morals of the Jewish faith, and human values in general.
Albany Teacher On Leave After 'Pretend You're A Nazi' AssignmentA high school teacher in Albany has been placed on leave, after students were advised to think like a Nazi and argue that “Jews are evil” as part of an assignment.
Youkilis On Jewish Heritage: 'I Know In New York It's Going To Be Larger Than Life'"I know in New York it's going to be larger than life, because I think this is the first time in many years that a Jewish ballplayer will be playing for the Yankees," Youkilis said.
11-Year-Old Table Tennis Phenom Chooses Shabbos Over ChampionshipEstee Ackerman, 11, is a ping-pong phenom, but when a National Championship game fell on a Friday night, she decided to put her faith first.
Thousands Of Israel Supporters Participate In Annual Celebrate Israel ParadeThousands of supporters of Israel surrounded New York City's Fifth Avenue at 11 a.m. on Sunday for the annual Celebrate Israel Parade.