GE Chooses Not to Renew its Hechsher for “Shabbos Mode” on all Ovens Bought after Jan. 1, 2022

By Yehudit Garmaise GE decided not to renew, for 2022, its hechsher with the Star-K for the “Shabbos mode” of all its ovens: whether.... read more

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg Turns a Blind Eye on Crimes

By Toby FriedmanAlvin Bragg, sworn in as Manhattan District Attorney on Jan. 1, expressed to his staff that he does not intend to prosecute certain.... read more

Mayor Adams to Scale Back Violations and Reduce Fines for NYC Small Businesses

By Yehudit GarmaiseMayor Eric Adams signed, today, an executive order, called Small Business Forward, which aims “to ensure that local businesses.... read more

News Sparks: Powerball Jackpot surges to $610 Million; Grafton Thomas, Accused of Fatal Attack in Monsey, May Transfer to NY Mental Facility and more

Powerball Jackpot surges to $610 MillionAfter no one claimed the prize in Monday night’s drawing the jackpot increased to a whopping $610 million,.... read more

AT&T and Verizon Delay Launch of Faster 5G, After FAA Says Wireless Service Could Interfere with Airline Safety

By Yehudit GarmaiseAfter the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other aviation groups feared that a new, faster 5G wireless service, when it.... read more

Photo Gallery: Chanikas Habeyis for the new Zidetchov Shul in Boro Park

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Gov. Hochul Provides EMT Training to National Guard Members to Better Assist State’s Exhausted Healthcare Workers

By Yehudit Garmaise Gov. Hochul’s considerable efforts to protect New Yorkers from the Omicron variant have recently included securing, from.... read more

Photo Gallery: Hachnusas Seifer Torah to the Kavunas Halev Shul in Boro Park

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NYC Property Assessors Misreport Property Values to Tax Unfairly

By Yehudit GarmaiseBloomberg just released an investigative report that explains that the city's inexplicably uneven property taxes are the result of.... read more

End of an Era: Blackberry Company to end Service for Handheld Devices Today

We don’t see many of them around anymore, but anyone old enough will remember that these devices were the first on the scene of handheld smart.... read more

BDE: Mrs. Rivka Weinberg, a”h.

We are saddened to inform you of the passing of Mrs. Weinberg, 95, a longtime resident of Boro Park, where she raised a beautiful Torah family after.... read more

Omicron does not Create High Rates of Severe Illness and Death, Gov. Hochul reported

By Yehudit GarmaiseAlthough New Yorkers are testing positive for COVID at shockingly high rates, the severity of their illness is “much less than.... read more

BDE: Mrs. Esther Malka Zailig, a”h.

We are saddened inform you of the passing of Mrs. Zailig, a Holocaust survivor and longtime Boro Park resident. She was 97.She was born in 1925 in.... read more

Gov. Hochul Receives Millions of Test Kits to Ensure NY Public Schools Stay Open

By Yehudit Garmaise“My view is that every child should be in school, unless they are testing positive,” said Gov. Kathy Hochul, who has already.... read more

Apple Becomes First U.S. Company to Reach $3 Trillion in market value; Orthodox Jew Beaten in Unprovoked Attack in Williamsburg and more

Apple Becomes First U.S. Company to Reach $3 Trillion in market valueApple reached a market value of $3 trillion for a brief period on Monday,.... read more