BDE: Reb Chaim Kraminer Z'L, Dedicated Gerrer Chassid

We are saddened to inform you of the passing of Reb Chaim Kraminerat 68 years old.Reb Chaim was the son of Reb Baruch Osher Anshil Kraminer z”l and.... read more

25,000 Coronavirus Related Deaths Reported in New York State

On Wednesday, NBC reported the number of confirmed COVID-19 deaths in New York State, according to the governor, exceeded 25,000.Daily death tolls.... read more

De Blasio Says Parts of Phase Four Reopening May Be Delayed

New York City is the only region in the state that has not yet entered Phase Four and Mayor de Blasio says cultural venues including shopping malls.... read more

Some Streets Closed in Boro Park for Repaving

Boro Park - Some streets on 16th Avenue will be closed temporarily as workers repave them from the winter snow and frost.Signs appeared on the.... read more

The Traveling Play Keeps Kids Entertained for Hours

As many camps struggle with ways to entertain kids off-grounds a few performers have joined together to put on a brilliant 3-hour professional.... read more

Boro Park Will Lose Funding + Elected Representatives According to Current Census Data

According to the current response rates in Boro Park, 41% of people have responded to the Census so far. Trailing 12 percentage points behind the.... read more

Boro Park Snapshot: Weber’s Butcher

Chaim Weber lived in Romania until he got married and moved to Boro Park. He became an eidim by Reb Yosef Tzinner Z”L, a very involved.... read more

WhatsApp Connection Returns After Being Down Globally

Earlier this afternoon WhatsApp users around the world experienced trouble connecting to the hugely popular chat app.An independent outage monitor,.... read more

Taxpayers Can Receive an Extension on Filing Taxes

The Internal Revenue service is reminding taxpayers that they have until the postponed date of July 15, 2020, to file for an extension on their 2019.... read more

Beautiful Street Art on 13th Avenue

On the wall adjacent to Nori Bar, on the corner of 13th Avenue and 54th Street, an artist painted a mural designed by Goldy Weiss.A gorgeous Japanese.... read more

Kosov Rebbe Giving a Shiur in the Satmar Shul in Boro Park

Kosov Rebbe Giving a Shiur in the Satmar Shul in Boro Park.... read more

Cuomo Adds Four More States to Quarantine List

Tuesday morning, Cuomo announced 4 more states under travel advisory as more areas across the country see an uptick in coronavirus cases.The advisory.... read more

Wall Collapse on 17th Street

Emergency Service personnel were at the scene of a wall collapse on Tuesday morning at 282 17th St.Numerous FDNY and NYPD units responded to the.... read more

BDE: Reb Mordechai Nitzlich Z”L

We are saddened to inform you of the passing of Rabbi Mordechai Nitzlich Z”L.Mr. Nitzlich Z”L was a Skver Chussid living in Boro Park. He was the.... read more

Boro Park Snapshot: Farkas Judaica

In 1950 Reb Nessanel Farkas Z”L opened Farkas Judaica on the Lower East Side. Now, four generations later, the business is run by his son,.... read more

Board of Regents Meets on Substantial Equivalency

Today the New York State Board of Regents met to once again discuss the issue of “substantial equivalency” – the legal requirement that private.... read more

Number of States Included in Quarantine list Goes Up in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut have added three more states to their quarantine list, requiring travelers to isolate for 14 days. This brings.... read more