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New York City’s Flagship Jcc Cuts 35% Of Jobs As Pandemic Layoffs Continue

NEW YORK (JTA) – Just days after the expiration of a federal program meant to preserve jobs during the pandemic, one of the largest JCCs in the country has laid off or furloughed 3...

NYPD Seeking 3 Men For Anti-Semitic Assault In Brooklyn

BROOKLYN (VINnews) — The NYPD is seeking 3 men who are suspected to have beaten a 51-year-old man while yelling anti-Semitic slurs at him. The incident occurred on Saturday July...

Opinion: A Jewish Response to Racial Tensions: Harriet Tubman

NEW YORK (VINnews/Ezra Friedlander) - In neighborhoods where two of the most persecuted peoples in all of history live side-by-side, harmony and mutual appreciation should be a giv...

New Regulations Further Restrict New York Summer Camps

NEW YORK (VINnews) — A new roadblock has emerged for overnight summer camps in New York. Several camps have managed to open with temporary residence permits under some loopholes...

Tropical Storm Fay Churns North Toward NYC, New England

MIAMI (AP) — Rain lashed the New Jersey shore Friday as the fast-moving Tropical Storm Fay churned north on a path expected to soak the New York City region. The storm system wa...

Trump: NYC ‘Unrecognizable, Enraged’ Over Crime, Leadership

NEW YORK (Newsmax) - President Donald Trump, soured on the city he has long called home and its leadership by Democrats, on Thursday ripped into it on a number of scores, not least...

Bronx Zoo, NYC Aquarium To Open July 24 After Virus Shutdown

NEW YORK (AP) — The Bronx Zoo and New York City's aquarium and three other zoos will reopen this month after being closed since March 16 because of the coronavirus outbreak, zoo of...

Video-Photos: De Blasio Joins Sharpton In Painting ‘Black Lives Matter’ Outside Trump Tower

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio grabbed a roller Thursday to paint “Black Lives Matter" in front of the namesake Manhattan tower of President Donald Trump, who t...

Opinion: We’re Hasidic Women With Our Own EMT Corps. Here’s Why We’re Fighting For Our Own Ambulance.

NEW YORK (JTA) - Editor’s note: On Nov. 19, 2019, the Regional Emergency Medical Services Council of New York City voted not to grant the all-female Orthodox EMT corps Ezras Nashim...

New Oversight Committee Would Restore Faith In NYPD, AG Says

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Attorney General Letitia James proposed sweeping changes Wednesday to boost oversight of the New York City Police Department, including forming an independ...

Brooklyn’s Hasidic Jews Are Acting Like They Have Herd Immunity. Could They Be Right?

BROOKLYN, NY (JTA) - The front page of the June 26 issue of Der Yid, one of the most widely circulated Yiddish newspapers among New York’s Hasidic Orthodox communities, made the po...

NYC Mayor Says Schools Will Be Reopened In The Fall With A Hybrid Approach That Includes In-person And Remote Learning

NEW YORK (AP) — Most New York City students will return to their physical schools two or three days a week and learn online the rest of the time under a plan announced Wednesday by...

United Airlines To Launch Tel Aviv-chicago Route, Add More Flights To Israel

NEWARK, NJ (JNS) - United Airlines announced on Tuesday that it is further expanding its international schedule in September with nonstop service three days a week between Chicago ...

Long Island Region Of New York To Enter New Reopening Stage

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Colleges and universities with safety plans can soon reopen and professional sports competitions can take place without fans in Long Island as the region enters...

NY State Penalizes Deutsche Bank $150M For Epstein Dealings

NEW YORK (AP) — Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay $150 million to settle claims that it broke compliance rules in its dealings with the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, New York st...

Retailers To Governors: Please Mandate Face Mask Wearing

NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers have a message for state governors: Please make everyone wear a face mask. The Retail Industry Leaders Association, which represents Target, Home Depot...

New York: Judge Denies Permission For Sleepaway Camps To Operate

NEW YORK (VINnews) — In a disappointing development on Monday, a federal judge ruled to deny New York sleepaway camps permission to operate this summer. The story began on June ...

NYC Nail Salons Back In Business But Indoor Dining On Hold

NEW YORK (AP) — Nail salons and dog runs were back in business on Monday as New York City entered a new phase in the easing of coronavirus restrictions, but indoor restaurant dinin...

De Blasio Blames NYC Crime Spike On Coronavirus Instead Of Bail Reform

NEW YORK (VINnews) — New York City saw a troubling spike in violent crime this July 4th weekend. From Saturday through Sunday night, nearly 50 people were shot, 8 of them fatally. ...

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak moved the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest from the Coney Island boardwalk to an undisclosed indoor location but the results were fam...

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