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Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the last Grand Rebbe of the Lubavitcher Hasidim, died in 1994. (Credit: CBS 2)

Crowds Flock To Queens To Remember Influential Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson

Tens of thousands of worshipers around the world headed to Queens Tuesday, to observe the anniversary of the death of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson.

07/01/2014

New Rochelle Early Seder

New Rochelle Pre-Schoolers Get An Early Lesson On Meaning Of Passover

Three-year-olds at Beth-El Nursery School in New Rochelle enjoyed their Seder early, enjoying the customary feast on Friday.

04/11/2014

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Hobby Lobby Apologizes After Reported N.J. Employee Remarks On Judaism

A 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.

10/05/2013

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Report: Anti-Semitic Incidents Jumped In New York In 2012

New 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.

07/22/2013

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Jewish Values Gala To Honor Those Who Demonstrate Morals Of Faith

The 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.

06/03/2013

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Albany Teacher On Leave After ‘Pretend You’re A Nazi’ Assignment

A 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.

04/13/2013

Kevin Youkilis (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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.

02/06/2013

Estee Ackerman

11-Year-Old Table Tennis Phenom Chooses Shabbos Over Championship

Estee 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.

01/02/2013

Celebrate Israel Parade 2012 (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880)

Thousands Of Israel Supporters Participate In Annual Celebrate Israel Parade

Thousands of supporters of Israel surrounded New York City’s Fifth Avenue at 11 a.m. on Sunday for the annual Celebrate Israel Parade.

06/03/2012

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Author Ben Frank Explores Jewish Diaspora In ‘The Scattered Tribe’

Traveling is a real passion for Ben Frank.

10/10/2011

Psalms 1 from the "Three Faiths" Exhibition - Credit: New York Public Library

New Exhibit Brings Together Three Faiths

The words of three religions – Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are now side-by-side at the New York Public Library.

10/21/2010

NYC Muslim Leaders Seek To Dispel Misconceptions

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Officials from the Islamic Leadership Council of New York were among the Muslim leaders promoting what they called a “Week of Dialogue” designed to dispel misconceptions about Islam. LISTEN: 1010 […]

10/18/2010

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Historic Eldridge Street Synagogue Gets New Window

The 1887 synagogue was the city’s first congregation built by Eastern European Jews. It drew 1,000 worshippers during its peak years before falling into disrepair.

10/07/2010

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boy walk with palm branches for a Sukkah in Jerusalem. (Photo: Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images)

Jews Mark The Holiday Of Sukkot At Sundown

Followers around the world over will build Sukkahs, or huts, to symbolize the temporary dwellings that the Israelites lived in while wandering the desert after the exodus from Egypt.

09/22/2010

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Tri-State Jews Mark Rosh Hashanah At Sunset

The Jewish New Year began at sunset Wednesday evening. It also marks one of the major holidays of Judaism and the start of the “High Holy Day” period, which ends a week from Saturday.

09/08/2010

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