Voter turnout is high across New York City this morning, Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters, speaking on a street corner outside of his Brooklyn polling site just after 10 a.m.
(JTA) — If you live on Long Island and your phone rings, answer it — it might be Mel Brooks. The legendary comedian recorded a robocall for his great-nephew, Todd Kaminsky, who is running for State Senate in New York’s 9th District, on the South Shore of Long Island. Kaminsky is a Democrat running for re-election; he…
(JTA) — An upstate New York village and its host town will pay a Jewish developer $2.9 million to settle a federal lawsuit alleging that they tried to stop new housing for Hasidic Jews. The Village of Bloomingburg and the Town of Mamakating agreed Friday to the settlement with Shalom Lamm and his Sullivan Farms…
Lately, police has recorded a number of crimes against senior citizens.
In the most recent issue of The New Yorker, Rebecca Solnit is publishing an alternative subway map with stops renamed to commemorate “The City of Women.”
As Jews prayed this weekend to be sealed into the Book of Life, vandals in a upstate New York town of Warwick disrespected the dead by spray-painting a swastika and Nazi slogans at a cemetery.
A very different kind of High Holiday ‘service.’
As Jews in New York today got ready to start their Yom Kippur fast at sundown, the city offered them one more opportunity to chow down — and also to register to vote.
(JTA) — A Jewish cemetery in New York State’s Orange County was vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti. The outer wall of the cemetery Jewish cemetery in the Town of Warwick, about 90 minutes north of Manhattan, was covered in black spray painted swastikas and the words “Heil Hitler” and “SS,” the Times Herald-Record reported Sunday. The…
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan was sued on Friday for the return of a Pablo Picasso masterpiece allegedly sold under duress in 1938 because of Nazi and Fascist persecution in Europe.