Jews in Crown Heights and all over the city have rallied behind the brother of prominent BDS advocate Linda Sarsour after an extremist group issued a call for him to be “run out” of the kosher restaurant where he works.
Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that Juan Thompson pled guilty to one count of cyberstalking and one count of making hoax bomb threats as part of his campaign to harass and intimidate a particular woman, by, among other things, communicating at least 12 threats to Jewish Community Centers (JCCs) and other Victim Organizations in her name.
Live kaparos will be continuing in New York City, at least for now, as a Manhattan Appellate court affirmed a lower court’s decision that refused to ban the practice because of claims that it is cruel and unsanitary.
A 16-year-old Jewish girl who was wounded in a violent anti-Semitic assault in London was left bleeding for two hours after the Metropolitan Police Service failed to send any officers to the scene of the crime, the British Campaign Against Anti-Semitism reported.
A line of clothing with slogans calling to “Free Palestine” and “End Israeli Occupation” over a clenched fist have gone up for sale on the Sears website, prompting calls for a boycott of the company on social media.
As part of the Fiscal Year 2018 budget negotiated between the New York City Council Mayor De Blasio, there will be a significant increase in the funding for Special Child Care vouchers that are available to low income families who may not qualify for Public Assistance.
A popular style of canvas shoes for children, manufactured by Ugg, was discovered to contain Shatnez.
Tzvi Aron, the brother of Levi Aron, who kidnapped and dismembered a lost 8-year-old boy in Borough Park in 2011, has been found dead in the same Brooklyn home where detectives uncovered the gruesome remains of Leiby Kletzky nearly six years ago.
A number of pro-Israel groups in the US have expressed disappointment over President Donald Trump’s decision to sign a waiver on Thursday that delayed the potential move of the American Embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by at least another six months.
An Orthodox-Jewish family from Stamford Hill enjoying a beach vacation on the British coast were attacked by a gang of teens, and local police refused to help.
At the beginning of a takeoff of BizTank, the Orthodox-Jewish version of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” an Israeli in a beige kippah, gray blazer, pink shirt and blue jeans stood before a panel of five investors — two with black kippahs and beards, one in an ankle-length dress with long sleeves.
This week in Berlin, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel hosted an international conference for religious leaders on the topic of “Responsibility of Religions for Peace.” At the end of the Conference, Gabriel met personally with Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal, Rabbi of the Jewish community of Berlin and the local Chabad Shaliach, and asked him to give over an important message to the Jewish community.
An “animal rights” group will appeal the decision of a federal judge in California, who dismissed a lawsuit they filed against Chabad of Irvine for holding a Kapporos ceremony on the eve of Erev Yom Kippur.
An Orthodox Jewish paramedic is suing a New York hospital for discrimination for not allowing her to wear skirts.
An elderly Orthodox-Jewish man was viciously attacked Monday morning as he walked to synagogue in a Los Angeles neighborhood. The attack appears to be completely random and unprovoked. The entire incident was caught on surveillance video.
Clad in a black yarmulke, President Donald Trump made a historic visit to Jerusalem’s Western Wall today, Monday, standing before the holiest place where Jews are permitted to pray and saying a few words before inserting a note between the monumental stones. He is the first sitting U.S. President to do so in history.
Dozens of gravestones were desecrated in the Jewish section of the Verano cemetery in Rome, Italy. The Chabad emissary in Rome, Rabbi Menachem Lazar, is helping families who live abroad and whose loved ones’ tombstones were vandalized in rebuilding them.
Monsey Hatzalah was called this morning, Monday, to the home of a child who had a “fidget spinner” stuck on his finger.
On Thursday night, an Orthodox-Jewish father of two was accosted by a pair of teens who robbed and brutally assaulted him outside his home in North Miami Beach, Florida.
Blue Moon Brewing Company, an award-winning craft beer company, announced today that its newest brewery in the River North (RiNo) neighborhood in Denver has been certified as OU Kosher from the Orthodox Union, one of the foremost authorities in kosher certification.
For the first time in history, women can anonymously send pictures of their Bedikah cloths to their Rabbi with a new app’s Rabbinically approved technology.
A man was arrested after menacing Jews with a meat cleaver in the London Orthodox-Jewish community of Stamford Hill today, Tuesday.