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Camp Young Judea in Union Vale, N.Y. Source: Google Maps.

NYPD officer charged for vandalizing Jewish summer camp during Rosh Hashanah

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An officer of the New York City Police Department has been arrested and charged for breaking into and vandalizing a Jewish camp on the second day of Rosh Hashanah. Matthew McGrath, 37, of Middletown, N.Y.,...
Acting Consul General of Israel in New York Israel Nitzan and the Port Authority Police Department (PAPD) gathered at the Ground Zero memorial site to mark the Jewish calendar’s 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and its victims. Source: Israeli consulate/Twitter.

Israel’s consulate in New York honors 9/11 victims on 20th anniversary of attacks

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Acting Consul General of Israel in New York Israel Nitzan and the Port Authority Police Department gathered at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday to mark the Jewish calendar’s 20th...
The broken door of the ark at the Chabad of the Beaches synagogue in Long Beach, N.Y., August 2021. Source: Rabbi Eli Goodman/Twitter.

Police arrest suspect for Chabad vandalism, stolen Torah scrolls remain missing

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Authorities arrested a man and charged him with burglary in connection to the vandalism of a Chabad synagogue in Long Beach, N.Y., according to LIHearld.com. On Saturday afternoon, Rabbi Eli Goodman of Chabad of the Beaches...
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Delta News Hub.

Why Cuomo will resign: He endorsed the investigation that found him guilty

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Five months ago, with his back to the wall and facing calls from his own allies to resign, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo had a ready answer to the accusations of sexual misconduct that...
Asaf Zamir. Photo by Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash90.

Former Israeli tourism minister appointed consul general in New York

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Former Israeli Minister of Tourism Asaf Zamir was named Israel’s new consul general in New York on Tuesday. Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid made the announcement, saying that Zamir “has the professional and interpersonal capabilities to represent...
Two Jewish teenagers in Long Island, N.Y., held a local car wash to help raise money to support Israel Defense Forces soldiers. Credit: Olexander Kozak/Shutterstock.

Jewish teens raise more than $10,000 for IDF soldiers in local car wash

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Two Jewish teenagers in Long Island, N.Y., held a local car wash to help raise money to support Israel Defense Forces’ soldiers and collected more than $10,000 following Israel’s 11-day conflict with Hamas in...

New York mayoral candidate Yang voices solidarity with Israel amid ongoing violence

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New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang said he supports Israel defending itself against the barrage of rocket attacks from Hamas in the Gaza Strip. “I’m standing with the people of Israel who are coming...
Grafton Thomas has been charged with stabbing five people at a home and prayer hall known as Rabbi Rottenberg’s Shul in Monsey, N.Y., on the seventh night of Hanukkah on Dec. 28, 2019. Source: Screenshot.

Monsey machete-attack suspect unfit for federal trial, according to DOJ attorneys

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Attorneys from the U.S. Justice Department are conceding that they may not be able to prosecute Grafton Thomas, the man accused of stabbing five people, killing one, in a December 2019 machete attack at...
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Credit: Hans Pennink/Shutterstock.

Cuomo directs hate-crimes task force to investigate graffiti at Jewish center

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered the State Police Hate Crimes Task Force to provide assistance in an investigation of anti-Semitic graffiti found outside a Jewish center in Queens, N.Y. “I am disgusted by the swastika...
Rep. Mondaire Jones (D-N.Y.). Source: Mondaire for Congress.

Mondaire Jones of New York seeks to call out anti-Semitism ‘wherever it exists’

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Mondaire Jones made history on Nov. 3 as one of the first two openly gay black people elected to Congress by defeating four other candidates, including Republican Maureen Schulman, receiving 59.3 percent of the...