The mayor or New York reportedly drew some criticism from Syrian Jews for comparing Muslim refugees fleeing their homeland with Jews fleeing the Holocaust.
Sheldon Silver, one of New York’s most powerful politicians for two decades, was convicted on Monday of abusing his office to collect as much as $4 million in illegal bribes and kickbacks.
Despite its executives’ checkered record, Jewish agencies saw no problem in referring homeless men to the seedy boarding house with an elementary school below. Then, two men turned up dead at Yeshiva Gedolah Academy.
New York City will fund security guards for Jewish, Catholic and Muslim students in non-public schools.
William Rapfogel, who was sentenced last year to 3 1/3 years to 10 years in prison for stealing $9 million from the Jewish nonprofit he headed, has been transferred to a minimum-security work release prison in Manhattan.
An ex-cop assigned to the World Trade Center says he was barraged with anti-Semitic comments on a daily basis — and he has the tapes to prove it.
A mayor in suburban New York’s Rockland County secretly pledged to reject all building permit applications by Jewish developers, according to a newspaper report.
The older sister of a former Hasidic woman who killed herself four months ago by jumping off of a rooftop bar in Manhattan died after hanging herself.
Former N.Y. State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver once tossed government grants worth millions to favored groups. His corruption trial marks the end of an era in Albany.
A Jewish assistant principal in a New York City public school has filed a federal lawsuit claiming he was harassed by his co-workers because of his religion.