NYPD Arrests Perpetrator who Assaulted Jewish Man in Parking Dispute

     by Yehudit Garmaise     The shirtless man, 26-year-old Adam Franco, who, two days ago, viciously assaulted a.... read more

Viznitzer Rebbe, Shlit”a, to Arrive for Short Visit

The Viznitzer Rebbe will arrive from Bnei Brak for a four-day visit, beginning this Sunday, 7 Elul. The Rebbe, who has chassidim in Monsey,.... read more

Tefillos: Rav Twersky Injured in Boro Park Fire Overnight

A  large fire blazed through an apartment on 15th avenue in the early hours of Friday morning, causing injury and much damage. At about 3.... read more

50,000 New Yorkers Take Advantage of $100 Incentive to Get Vaccinated

      After New Yorkers heard that they would receive $100 debit cards for getting vaccinated at city-run sites, 50,000 city residents.... read more

Despite Rumors to the Contrary, Gerer Wedding to Take Place at RCC as Planned

As we have reported, the historic wedding in the court of Ger had been scheduled to take place at the Bell Works arena in New Jersey, but had been.... read more

Number of First Vaccinations Increase 80% Since July, Due to Mandates, Incentives

     Although New York City saw a brief lull in its vaccination rate earlier in the summer, last week, the city’s COVID vaccination.... read more

Mayor Urges New Yorkers to Reduce their Uses of Electricity to Preserve City’s Energy Supply

By Yehudit Garmaise     Mayor Bill de Blasio urged New Yorkers to consider whether they need to do laundry, leave on many lights, and.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Shraga Feivel Mendlowitz, zt”l

3 Elul marked the 71st yohrtzeit of the great builder of Torah in America who transformed the landscape of American Torah Jewry at a time when it.... read more

FDA to Authorize Third Vaccine Dose for Immunocompromised Patients

     The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is on the verge of amending its emergency use authorizations for both the Pfizer and.... read more

As Shabbos Approaches, Days of History and Holiness for Gerer Community in America

The visit by the Gerer Rebbe to America in these weeks is laced with history in so many ways, and chassidim are lapping up every precious and holy.... read more

A Lesson to be Learned; The Power of Unity

Time and again, the Jewish community stands out in times of need for everyone to see, but as a Jewish-focused outlet, we feel privileged to highlight.... read more

Missing Six-Year-Old Yosef Shapiro Found in Good Condition Near Canarsie Park

Following a search of over 6 hours for a six-year-old boy that took volunteers deep into the woods of Canarsie Park, Yosef Shapiro was found in a.... read more

Missing 6-year-old Boy from Flatbush, Manpower Needed for Massive Search

Late this afternoon, a nightmare scenario occurred in the Flatbush community, when Yosef Shapiro, a 6-year-old boy from Flabush, enrolled in No’am.... read more

An Historic Evening with the Gerer Rebbetzin

Alongside the historic visit of the Gerer Rebbe to the United States, where he will hold the wedding of a grandchild, and strengthen the chassidim.... read more

Multiple People Pulled from Water Current in Fallsburg

This afternoon, as people were cooking off from the oppressive heat at the water near Four Corners in Fallsburg, an adult, a teenager, and one child.... read more

New York Statewide Positivity Rate Exceeded 3% Today, and Hospitalization Rate Highest Since May

by Yehudit Garmaise     Although in early July, New York’s COVID positivity had plunged to 0.52%, unfortunately, that number has.... read more

NYPD Search for Perpetrator who Assaulted the Jewish Driver of Van who Slightly Blocked a Driveway

     A Boro Park Yid, who is a plumber, was slapped and fell to the ground after he parked in such a way that his white van was.... read more

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez Visits The Jewish Community In The Catskills

    by Yehudit Garmaise     Eric Gonzalez, Brooklyn’s district attorney (DA) drove up to the Catskills on Sunday to visit.... read more