Two years ago, Thomas Lopez-Pierre promised uptown Manhattan’s political insiders that he was going to quit being so outrageously offensive.
“Unfortunately, some in the community are resistant to sharing the name of the mohels,” Health Department spokesman Christopher Miller said.
— New York State reportedly will establish a hate crimes task force. The task force, which will identify and investigate hate crimes and discriminatory practices, will be established using $1 million set aside in the new state budget passed earlier this month, The Associated Press reported Tuesday. It will be made up of members…
Andrew Scharf, a Jewish member of the FDNY, was honored as a hero at the Seder for saving a civilian during a daring rescue in March.
High school students were assigned a project to pretend they were members of Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Party in order to argue for or against the Holocaust’s Final Solution.
— Police in New York arrested a Jewish man they say tricked at least two Jewish boys into a conversation that was inappropriate with notes in their tefillin bags. Menachem Tyk, 59, from the heavily Orthodox Borough Park park section of Brooklyn, was arraigned Thursday on charges of reckless endangerment and harassment. He allegedly put…
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration has ordered two mohels to stop performing “unsafe” circumcisions after they were linked to herpes in babies.
Half a dozen Westboro Baptist Church members protested outside Yeshiva University Monday, holding signs that proclaimed the Jews killed Jesus.
NEW YORK — New York’s Jewish federation sent a letter to Congress members in the state opposing the Republican health care bill because of its potential negative impact on poor people. The letter sent Wednesday by Eric Goldstein, the CEO of the UJA-Federation of New York, opposes provisions in the bill that would shift…
Eric Schneiderman stepped up his battle with President Donald Trump by hiring Howard Master, a top corruption prosecutor, for White House issues.