New York’s COVID-19 Positivity and Hospitalization Rates Decline, Vaccination Program Ramps Up

    New York’s coronavirus positivity rate plunged to 2.79%, which is its lowest level in a month, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on.... read more

Living Legacy: Rav Mordechai Sholom Yosef Friedman, Knesses Mordechai of Sadiger, zt”l

29 Nissan marks the yohrtzeit of the Sadigerer Rebbe who transplanted the holy court from Europe—where it had thrived as one of the most prominent.... read more

Beyond Tecghnology: Rav Tzvi Ortner and the Kosher Appliance Revolution

Technology has changed the world, and made our lives more convenient. But, like most modern innovations, acclimating to these gadgets.... read more

BDE: Mrs. Chana Sarah Frankfurter A"H

Boro Park - We are saddened to inform of the petira of Mrs. Chana Sarah Frankfurter, a Holocaust survivor from Czechoslovakia who lived and built a.... read more

BREAKING: Hillula Of Rabi Shimon to Take Place as Usual, Without Limits

Following feverish discussions in recent days, there will be no limits on the amount of people allowed at the Tziyun of Rashbi this Lag BaOmer, it.... read more

Drivers on the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge to Pay Higher Tolls, Starting Sunday

   On Sunday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will be increasing the E-ZPass toll on major MTA crossings from $6.12 to.... read more

Mayoral Candidate Andrew Yang Visits Toys 4 U to Film Ads for His Campaign

By Yehudit Garmaise   Mayoral candidate Andrew Yang visited this afternoon Toys 4 U, at 4714 13 Ave., which he called “the heart of Boro.... read more

SCAM ALERT: Social Security Fraud Targeting Boro Parkers

Last night, a number of Boro Park residents were targeted with scam phone calls related to their Social Security numbers. This is a ploy that.... read more

Pesach in Rachmestrivkah

Pesach in Rachmestrivkah.... read more

WhatsApp Users Can Now Place Video Calls on Desktop Computers

    Zoom has some competition for video calls, meetings, and classes that are held online, as WhatsApp users were notified today that they.... read more

FBI Releases Ads in Yiddish and Hebrew to Encourage Jews to Report Hate Crimes

 The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released ads in Hebrew, Yiddish, and English to encourage Jews to report hate crimes with greater.... read more

Photo Gallery: Yom Tov Pesach by Admorim and Rabbonim - Part 2

Photos by: Avrumi Berger, Issac Y., Lensky Photo, Avrhom Moshe S., Sholime Schwartz .... read more

New York City Public Schools Ease Guidelines as to When to Close Schools Due to COVID

     New York City is loosening its policy on when in-person learning in public schools will be closed due to COVID-19 infections,.... read more

Photos: Skulener Rebbe Shlit”a Reciting Birchas Ilanos

Photos by: Issac Y..... read more

Mayor de Blasio Honors Holocaust Survivors on Yom HaShoah, Vows to Keep Fighting anti-Semitism

By Yehudit Garmaise   Mayor Bill de Blasio took a few minutes today, which is Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, to pay tribute to the.... read more

Living Legacy: The Nitra Rov, zt”l

Photo Gallery:27 Nissan marks the 18th yohrtzeit of the previous Nitra Rov, Rav Sholom Moshe Halevi Ungar, zt”l, a true old world Hungarian rov,.... read more

Rep. Lee Zeldin Announces Run for Governor of New York

By Yehudit Garmaise    Rep. Lee Zeldin (R) launched his bid for the Republican nomination as he runs for governor of New York, he announced.... read more

NYPD Investigating After Shots Were Fired on 38th Street

The NYPD is on scene and investigating reports of gunshot sounds late Wednesday evening on 38th street between Ft Hamilton Parkway and 12th.... read more