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‘Shema Yisrael’ to be Engraved on Koch’s Gravestone

Former New York Mayor Ed Koch’s memorial stone will include a Magen David (Jewish Star) and the first portion of the Shema Yisrael prayer....

Jewish Cantorial Music to be Performed at The Barclays Center in Brooklyn

A concert of Jewish cantorial music will be performed by the world renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman and the highly acclaimed Hasidic cantor Yitchak Meir...

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Becomes First Person to Donate $1B to a US University

According to an AP report, New York City Michael Bloomberg has become the first person to donate more than $1 billion to a single...

“I’m In Mourning for My Shul” – Sixteenth St. Synagogue President Speaks Out on Eviction

After an extended period of legal wrangling that had worshippers literally praying for a miracle, the Sixteenth Street Synagogue – a Modern Orthodox institution...

NYPD to Receive ‘T-Ray’ Vision to Detect Concealed Firearms

The New York Police Department is testing a new device that can detect firearms concealed beneath layers of clothing. Dubbed “T-Ray,” the machine detects...

NYC Judge Lifts Ban on “Stop and Frisk”

Last Tuesday, a Manhattan judge temporarily lifted her own ban on stop-and-frisk, allowing the NYPD to resume applying some of its techniques in the...

Cuomo’s Budget Address: Slash State Deficit and Increase Education Aid

Last Tuesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the 2013-2014 Executive Budget, revealing New York State’s budget for the next year. The Governor’s newly proposed plan...

Outspoken Former MTA Chairman Enters Mayoral Race

Former MTA chairman Joe Lhota formally entered the race for mayor this week. The media savvy GOP candidate spread the word on his new...

NYC Architecture Makes Splash Overseas

While the recession may have slowed down the expansion of luxury towers in New York City, it didn’t stop several brand name architects from...

Seeking a Cure for Parkinson’s Disease, Mrs. Lily Safra Donates $6.5 Million To The Michael J. Fox

Last week, the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) announced new gifts totaling $6.5 million from Mrs. Lily Safra and The Edmond...

Yaakov Shwekey: Little Dreams and Big Dreams

For a patient languishing in the hospital oncology wards, the greatest dream is to emerge healthy. But sometimes, fulfilling a little dream can provide...

MK Danny Ayalon takes on Security Issues in NY Address

“ Hagel is a true American patriot, and the support the US gives Israel is also an American interest, so I am optimistic about...

New York State Now Has “Toughest Gun Law in the Nation”

Inspired by the impassioned words of Governor Andrew Cuomo during his State of the State address last week, New York State legislators on Tuesday,...

New York Court Upholds ‘Metzitzah’ Injunction

On Friday, January 11, a court in New York approved a directive by the City of New York that any parent who wants to...

Co-Founder of Reddit Found Dead in New York Apartment

On Friday, January 11, Aaron Swartz, 26, the co-founder of the social news website Reddit, was found dead in his apartment in the Crown...

Wealthy NY Jewish Couple Planned to Bomb Washington Square Arch

Morgan Gliedman, 27, and boyfriend Aaron Greene, 31, were arrested earlier this month after police “found explosives and illegal firearms at their Manhattan apartment.”...

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