MTA Ridership Slowly Increasing, Stimulus Provided $14 billion

 After a year in which subway ridership dropped by 70%, New Yorkers are once again hopping in the subway.    A year ago, on Wednesday,.... read more

Living Legacy: The Skverer Rebbe, zt”l

2 Nissan marks the 53rd yohrtzeit of the previous Skverer Rebbe, Rav Yaakov Yosef Twersky, zy”a—whose legacy is felt with increasing intensity 53.... read more

Thief Arrested after Stealing $8,000 worth of Sheitals

    A thief who stole four sheitlach worth $8,000 on Monday afternoon was arrested 10 minutes after Shomrim received a call from a sheital.... read more

NYC Honors COVID Anniversary, Looks Ahead to Joy, to Coming Back Strong

By Yehudit Garmaise   Yesterday, which was the first COVID-19 Day of Remembrance, Mayor Bill de Blasio sought to focus New Yorkers’.... read more

TONIGHT: Faltishaner Beis Din to Gather in Tribute to Pillar of Hora’ah

The Karlsburger Beis Din, under the leadership of Rav Yechezkel Roth, zt”l, was an institution in Boro Park that has served as a source.... read more

Suspect Steals Food Following Break-In at Yeshiva Alexander

A suspect walked the light in the front door of Yeshiva Alexander on Friday evening only to find it open and made its way to the lunchroom where she.... read more

Satmar Melave Malka Heralds Masters of "Shalosh Bavos"

The Satmar Kehillah boasts a legendary learning program geared especially to busy balebatim, who spend their every free moment working to master the.... read more

For Last Week of Winter, Freeze to Make Brief Comeback

Boro Park - Pesach is in the air, the birds are tweeting, and spring is around the corner.This last week of winter will see the last gasp of frost.... read more

BDE: Reb Yankel Furst z”l

Boro Park - We are saddened to inform of the petira of Reb Yankel Furst, a mysterious soul who for decades traipsed through Boro Park’s shuls and.... read more

Mayor de Blasio Visits Ezra Medical Center, after Joining Effort to Vaccinate Holocaust Survivors

By Yehudit Garmaise    As part of his ongoing tour of vaccination sites around the city, today Mayor Bill de Blasio popped into Ezra.... read more

NYC Honors 30,000 New Yorkers who Died From COVID in the Past Year

By Yehudit Garmaise      Today, the city is looking back, but also looking forward to happier days ahead.   One year ago.... read more

BDE: Mrs. Esther Mayer, A"H

   We are saddened to inform the community of the petira of Mrs. Esther Mayer, a”h, who was 59 years old, and whom many friends described.... read more

Sen. Schumer Dramatically Increases COVID Relief Funding for Yeshivas

By Yehudit Garmaise     Although the Democrats were not in favor of allocating much funding for private schools in the $1.8 trillion.... read more

Boro Park Flashback: The Battle for Shemiras Shabbos in Boro Park

Each generation has its unique nisayon, a challenge which it is expected to overcome. And while, looking at Boro Park today it is hard to imagine.... read more

Car Thief Apprehended Minutes Before Shabbos by Shomrim Volunteers

A car thief who managed to steal a car on Friday afternoon with a teenage passenger inside, was quickly chased by Shomrim volunteers and located.... read more

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Shlit”a Scheduled to Visit New York

After more than a year in which Rabbi Pinto Shlita has not traveled due to the coronavirus outbreak as well as his own illness, it is with joy and.... read more

BDE: Reb Shalom Nachum Ari Rosenblum, Z"L

   We are saddened to inform the community of the petira of Reb Shalom Nachum Ari Rosenblum, Z"L, who was 73 years old.   .... read more

New York Political Leaders’ Chorus of Calls for Gov. Cuomo to Resign Increases in Volume

    Now that six allegations of harassment have been brought against Gov. Andrew Cuomo, more than 55% of New York’s state legislators are.... read more