CDC Expected to Again Recommend Masks for Vaccinated Americans, Amid Delta Variant Surge

     by Yehudit Garmaise     The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is expected to issue new mask.... read more

NYPD Sweeps 175 Illegal and Dangerous Dirt Bikes from the Streets

      The NYPD, last weekend, removed 175 illegal dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) from the city’s streets, arrested 30.... read more

Sun, Moon Looking Different as Midwest Wildfires Haze Over NYC

New York - The sun and moon will feature flaming colors on Tuesday as haze and smoke from the wildfires burning across the Midwestern United States.... read more

BDE: Mrs. Nechama Poll, A”H

We regrets to inform you of the passing of Mrs. Nechama (Chumie) Poll at the untimely age of 65. She was the daughter of Reb Benzion and.... read more

Revel to Launch Blue, Electric Taxi Service Next Week

      Revel will launch, next Monday, a new fleet of blue, electric Tesla taxis that will serve as an ethical and eco-friendly.... read more

Seudas Houdah Motzei Shabbos Nachmu in Skulen

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Cuomo Dedicates $15 Million for Community Outreach to the State’s 25% Unvaccinated

By Yehudit Garmaise    As part of the effort to fight back against the third wave of COVID brought about by the Delta variant, Gov. Andrew.... read more

U.S. Continues to Ban Travelers from Many Foreign Countries, as COVID Surges among the Unvaccinated

       The United States will continue to ban entry to travelers, who in the last 14 days, have been to numerous countries that.... read more

Mayor de Blasio Mandates Choice of Vaccination or Weekly Testing and Masks for All City Workers

By Yehudit Garmaise       Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that all city workers must begin to get vaccinated, after the.... read more

CDC Considering Requiring Masks Again, as COVID Cases Soar

By Yehudit Garmaise     An alarming number of Americans are once again getting infected with the COVID-19, and the availability of our.... read more

Subways have Struck 23 New Yorkers so Far this Year, says the MTA

     In the past year, crime in the subways has not been the only way New Yorkers have been hurt on trains, as 23 New Yorkers were hit.... read more

BDE: Mrs. Devora Citron, a”h, Holocaust Survivor

We are saddened to inform you of the passing of Mrs. Citron, yet another member of our precious she’eiris hapleitah. She was.... read more

Memory Lane: Reb Hershel (Hashy) Fisher’s Mesirus Nefesh

In the Nitra Kehillah of Boro Park, there was a legendary ba’al tefillah by the name of R’ ‘Hashy’ Fischer. His incredible heart,.... read more

Delta Variant Causes COVID Cases in NYC to Surpass 1,000 for First Time in Months

By Yehudit Garmaise     The contagious Delta variant has caused the number of new COVID cases in New York City to surpass 1,000, for.... read more

Agudath Israel Welcomes Continuing Strides in Securing Houses of Worship and At-Risk Nonprofits

Agudath Israel of America is welcoming the recent announcement by U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas that FY 2021.... read more