New York


  • Sandy Wreaks Untold Havoc on Jewish Communities

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis

    Sandy brought never-before-seen destruction to Jewish communities across the New York area and beyond. Communal officials have only begun to assess the damage.Read More


    Eric Cantor Joining Wall Street Investment Bank

    By JTA

    Former U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is joining a Wall Street investment bank as vice-chairman and managing director.Read More


    Why I Spent Shabbat Protesting Police Brutality

    By Sara Gold

    Marching against police brutality may not seem like a traditional Shabbat ritual. But for Sara Gold, there could be no more powerful expression of Judaism.Read More


    Jewish Couple Attacked on Upper East Side

    By Rachel X. Landes

    A Jewish couple was attacked on the upper East Side of Manhattan by attackers spewing anti-Semitic hatred and flying Palestinian flags, police said.Read More


    New York Woman Admits to Scamming More Than $180K from Jewish National Fund

    By JTA

    A suburban New York woman admitted to stealing another person’s identity in order to scam more than $180,000 from the Jewish National Fund.Read More


    Board Member Quits LGBT Synagogue Over Gaza

    By Michael Kaminer

    After Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum read Gazan casualty names aloud at Congregation Beth Simchat Torah, a board member quit, claiming ‘Hamas propaganda’ had infected the pulpit.Read More


    Israel Returns to Talks as New Gaza Truce Starts

    By Reuters

    Israel and the Palestinians held their fire early on Monday at the start of a new 72-hour ceasefire proposed by Egypt that took effect at 2100 GMT.Read More


    2 Mohels Banned After Infants Contract Herpes in Circumcision Rite

    By Paul Berger

    Two mohels have been barred from doing circumcisions after babies contracted herpes during a controversial rite. Why has N.Y. only received one parental consent form since 2012?Read More


    American Jews Rally Mostly to Israel's Side as Gaza Conflict Rages — Minority Objects

    By Hody Nemes

    American Jews have flocked by the thousands to rallies backing Israel’s actions in Gaza. They win the numbers game hands down, but a small minority is raising its voice against the war.Read More


    10,000 Rally at United Nations To Support Israel Battle in Gaza

    By JTA

    Members of Congress and thousands of Israel supporters gathered for a solidarity rally near the United Nations.Read More


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