Jewish Community Gathers For Outdoor Yom Kippur ObservancesYom Kippur is a period of self-reflection and fasting that began Sunday at sundown and concludes Monday at sundown, when many families will gather to break the fast.
Hispanic Heritage Month: Exploring The Connection Between Latin Americans And JudaismOne out of every four Latin Americans has at least 5 percent Jewish DNA. The first synagogue in New York was founded by a Jewish Brazilian refugee of the Spanish Inquisition.
Bronx Zoo Announces Socially Distant Holiday Lights DisplayThis year's experience will include a larger area of the zoo and will designed to accommodate social distancing.
CDC: Trick-Or-Treating, Costume Parties Considered High-Risk This HalloweenFor Halloween, many traditional activities have been deemed "higher-risk" and should be avoided.
Rosh Hashanah Observed Differently This Year, But Rabbi Says Reflection More Important Than EverBecause of the coronavirus pandemic, the Jewish new year will be ushered in in a new way.
Synagogue Prepares To Live Stream Services For Rosh Hashanah As Families Plan Smaller Gatherings Due To CoronavirusThe high holidays on the Jewish calendar are approaching with Rosh Hashanah beginning Friday, but the coronavirus pandemic means services will look very different.
Beach Goers Flock To Jersey Shore For Labor Day, Marking Unofficial End Of Unusual SummerFamilies flocked to the shore to soak up some final moments of sunshine as Labor Day marked the unofficial end of summer.
Paterson Says 'Thank You' To First Responders On Front Lines Of Coronavirus Pandemic With Labor Day LuncheonLive music, lunch and so much more were set up in the heart of the city as a "thank you" to those who got us through the worst of COVID-19.
'Carnival Is Freedom:' New Yorkers Celebrate Caribbean Culture By Moving Party OnlineSeveral computers are making sure the show, that features artists and entertainment from all over the world, stays live.
Labor Day Highlights Importance Of Essential Workers Keeping Country Moving Throughout PandemicLabor Day celebrations are traditionally marked with parades. The very first was held in New York City on Sept. 5, 1882 as a way to honor workers for their contributions to our country.
West Indian Day Celebrations Kick Off With Back-To-School Drive, Virtual Music FestivalJ'Ouvert and the West Indian Day Parade usually attract more than one million people, but this year the events are canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Health Officials, Local Leaders Urge Caution As Tri-State Area Residents Plan Labor Day Weekend GatheringsDe Blasio also urged residents to avoid traveling, especially to states with high infection rates.
Muslims Around The World Celebrate Eid al-AdhaThis year, celebrations look a bit different because of the pandemic.
Coronavirus Cancelations Has Many People Making Alternate July 4th PlansIt will be a July 4th unlike any in our lifetimes.
Thousands Expected At City Beaches For July 4th WeekendWhether it's taking a stroll on the boardwalk, or hitting the beach, July 4th weekend kicked off on Coney Island.