BDE: Reb Yitzchok Banash z”l, Niftar From the Virus

Boro Park – We are saddened to inform of the petira of Reb Yitzchok Banash, a respected Boro Park resident and member of the Bobob-45 kehilla, who.... read more

Live Blog: Coronavirus Updates Monday, March 30, 2020

This is a stickied post and will be regularly updated with the latest news and updates from Boro Park due to the global Coronavirus.... read more

Centers for Disease Control Issues Travel Advisory for NY, NJ & Con.

The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) issued a travel advisory in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut urging all residence to refrain from.... read more

Maimonides Will Allow One Partner Into Delivery Room

Maimonides Medical Center said it will allow one healthy partner to accompany into labor and delivery room. The hospital said the partner will be.... read more

BDE: R' Mordche Zev Halberstam Z"L, Victim of Coronavirus

We are saddened to inform the passing of R’ Mordche Zev Halberstam Z”L, at the age of 43 years, R’ Mordche Zev  was from the.... read more

This Shabbos Say A Special Prayer for All Our Hatzalah Volunteers

With Shabbos approaching, a time for extra prayer, please have in mind the following names of Hatzalah members, they’ve risked their lives on an.... read more

BDE: Dr. Mark Respler z"l, Victim of Coronavirus

Boro Park – We are saddened to inform of the passing of Dr. Mark Allen Respler, a prominent urologist in Flatbush who lived in Boro Park. He.... read more


City Harvest and Met Council on Jewish Poverty are pleading for $25 million in emergency state food aid, warning a tenuous network of volunteer food.... read more

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