Cuomo Preempts de Blasio, Will Freeze Construction Across State

New York – Once again preempting the downstate mayor, Gov. Andrew Cuomo will announce Friday morning that he will freeze most construction.... read more

Boro Park Jewish Community Council’s Food Distributions Helps More Than a Thousand Boro Parkers Make Pesach

Brooklyn, NY—The Boro Park Jewish Community Council partnered with Met Council for a second food drive this year. This food distribution was driven.... read more

Shut Down Construction in NYC? De Blasio Will Decide by Friday

New York – Another major step in shutting down the city will be decided on Friday. Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday that he will be making a.... read more

BDE: Rav Yisroel Plutchok zt"l, Longtime Rosh Yeshiva of Derech Chaim

Boro Park – We are saddened to inform of the petira of Rav Yisroel Plutchok, the longtime rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva Derech Chaim, who suffered.... read more

EDITORIAL: In Trying Times, We Need to Pray for Our Dedicated Boro Park Hatzalah Volunteers

From the editor’s desk: Countless videos have emerged on social media showing the amount of calls coming over the Hatzalah radio of patients.... read more

In ‘Crisis Mode’ Met Council Distributes Emergency Food TODAY for Those Impacted by Coronavirus

Half of their volunteers are not able to work, the demand for emergency food has nearly doubled, and 1 in 6 food pantries around the city.... read more

BDE: Rav Avrohom Eliyahu Einhorn Z"L

We are saddened to report the passing of Rav Avrohom Eliyahu Einhorn Z”L The Levaya will take place today, Thursday at 3:00pm at Shomrei.... read more

MTA Splits Verrazzano Bridge Tolls Into One for Each Direction

New York – Drivers will no longer be required to pay for both directions on the Verrazzano Bridge when they only travel one way. The MTA on.... read more

An Urgent Plea from Sen. Felder: ‘People Are Dying, We Need to Take This Serious’

“I’m speaking to you now because we are really in a very dangerous situation and I hope you will share this message with anyone who needs to hear.... read more

Starbucks Giving an Extra Boost of Coffee to All First Responders

New York – Just say you’re a first responders and all Starbucks branches nationwide will honor you with a tall cuppa Joe. Starbucks announced.... read more

Kever of Rabi Shimon bar Yochai Closed, First Time in Memory

Meron – For the first time in memory, the kever of Rabi Shimon bar Yochai was padlocked shut, its sainted interior closed to petitioners over.... read more

Suspension of Alternate Side Continuing for Another Week

New York – Drivers in New York City will be free from having to move their vehicles for another week, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced. The.... read more

BDE: Reb Avrohom Hakohen Cohn z"l

Boro Park – We are saddened to report the passing of Rabbi Avraham Hakohen (Romi) Cohn, a longtime mohel and Holocaust survivor, at the age of.... read more

BDE: Reb Tzvi Henig z”l

Boro Park – We are saddened to report the untimely passing of Reb Tzvi Henig, a respected member of Boro Park’s Spinka kehilla, who was.... read more

Car Crashes When Another Driver Races Through Red Light

Boro Park – Three people were injured Monday night when a car was side-ended by another car on 13th Ave. A man was driving his vehicle along.... read more

Levayah of the Ostrov Kalishin Rebbe Zt”l

Photos By: Issac Y. .... read more

Don't buy new things this Pesach or go away. That's the message by a group of orgs including Agudah, OU and others.

Rabbinic leaders and organizations across the Orthodox spectrum have, individually, declared the health threat presented by COVID-19 a mortal threat.... read more