NYC Jews Prepare For Yom Kippur, A Time For ReflectionWednesday is one of the holiest days on the Jewish calendar, Yom Kippur, also known as "the day of atonement." Starting at sunset, Jews begin a full day of fasting.
New York City Jewish Community Paying Very Close Attention To Installation Of New Israel Prime Minister Naftali BennettThere is a new prime minister in Israel. Benjamin Netanyahu has been ousted after 12 years in office.
Religious Violence Spreads Across Israel As Death Toll From Gaza Airstrikes MountsCBS News reported that Jewish and Arab neighbors who've lived side-by-side for generations have started to turn on each other.
Capitol Chaos: Anti-Semitic Apparel Worn During Riot Traced To Website Based In New York CityThe website selling the propaganda has a New York City address and Sunday night thousands of people were calling for it to be shut down.
March Against Antisemitism Held In Nassau CountyIn all, 125 interfaith leaders were joined by county, state, and federal officials for the march in Mineola.
New York Synagogue Attack: NYPD To Launch Neighborhood Safety Coalitions In Brooklyn CommunitiesSaturday night's attack in upstate Monsey has prompted a big response from both local and state leaders. They are stepping up security and launching initiatives to protect our communities.
NYPD Investigating Rash Of Recent Attacks On JewsThe number of attacks against the Jewish community in the city this week continues to rise.
Mayor De Blasio: 'Don't Treat The Holocaust Like Something That Could Never Happen Again'The mayor reacted forcefully and quickly, ordering the NYPD to go on high alert and sending counter terrorism teams to protect Jewish communities for the foreseeable future.
Community Leaders: Group Of Boys Threw Eggs At Jews In Borough Park, BrooklynAnother hate crime investigation is underway in Brooklyn. Once again, community leaders say Jewish people are being targeted in Borough Park.
Interfaith Panel Gathers In NYC To Commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance DayOne native New Yorker who recently uncovered details of his father's time in Auschwitz took part in an interfaith panel. The event was meant to bring together people of all faiths.
Vatican Issues Release Warning Catholics Against Trying To Convert JewsThe document said Catholics should be particularly sensitive to the significance of the Holocaust, and do everything to stop anti-Semitism.
NYPD: Hate Crimes Against Muslims, Jews Up Due To Unrest OverseasSuspected hate crimes against Jewish and Muslim people are up following unrest overseas, according to the New York City police department.
Israeli, Palestinian Leaders Accept Pope's Vatican InvitationPope 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.
Pope Frances Embarks On Trip To Middle EastThe pope started his historic trip to the Middle East, arriving first in Jordan.
New York Jewish Community Prepares For Start Of PassoverPassover begins at sundown with a special dinner known as a sedar. During Passover, Jews eat matzoh to honor their ancestors who ran in such a hurry that their bread never rose.