Sheldon Silver, the once-powerful former leader of the New York State assembly, lost his bid to have federal corruption charges against him dismissed on Friday for the second time.
New York Sen. Chuck Schumer was not actually in New York on Wednesday, but the Democrat’s influence on the fate of the Iran deal loomed large when several thousand people descended on Times Square to protest the agreement.
UJA-Federation of New York raised $207.8 million in its recently completed fiscal year, nearly a 10 percent increase over last year.
At New York’s Pride parade, a fringe Orthodox group paid Mexican laborers to dress like Jews and hold up anti-gay signs. There’s a name for that, Sigal Samuel writes. It’s called ethnic drag.
A Jewish group hired protesters to picket the gay pride parade in New York on Sunday, the New York Times reported.
New York City’s 2016 budget includes $1.5 million to assist Holocaust survivors living in poverty.
A non-Jewish custodian was arrested in the stabbing of a 35-year-old Jewish man inside a synagogue in Kiryas Joel, a Hasidic village in New York State.
A creepy Upper West Side landlord has for the second time been charged with filming women without their permission in their apartments.
A group of New York City rabbis is urging Mayor Bill de Blasio to have the city pay for security at parochial schools.
The Muslim store employee who saved 15 French Jews during the terrorist attack on a kosher supermarket was honored in New York.