News Sparks: IRS Still Processing Last Year’s Tax Returns; Poland Continues to Legalize Denial of Responsibility for Holocaust; and “Thundersnow”

By Yehudit GarmaiseShort-staffed IRS Still Struggling to Process Millions of Last Year’s ReturnsAlthough, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).... read more

Photo Gallery: in Memoriam of the Alesker Rebbe Ztzl

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BDE: The Alesker Rebbe, zt”l, Transformed Kensington Neighborhood with Torah and Tefillah

It is with deep sadness that we report on the petirah of the Alesker Rebbe, Rav Yitzchok Ashkenazi, zt”l, a scion of great and holy dynasties, a.... read more

Candidates Running for NY Governor Call to Remove Manhattan DA Bragg, who will not Prosecute Many Crimes

By Yehudit GarmaiseAfter Alvin Bragg (D), Manhattan’s newly-elected district attorney, sent a 10-page memo to the prosecutors who work for him that.... read more

WHO Foresees Pandemic Turning Endemic; Only 49% of COVID Positive Patients Hospitalized in NYC are Symptomatic of COVID

 By Yehudit Garmaise Health experts have started to look ahead to when COVID will transform into a virus that not a pandemic, which spreads.... read more

COJO Offers Best Wishes and Congratulates to NYPD Chief Frank Vega on his Retirement Marking an Illustrious Carrier and Distinguished Service as a Member of New York’s Finest

On Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at the offices of Patrol Borough Staten Island, (PBSI) the Staten Island Council of Jewish Organizations celebrated.... read more

Mayor Adams Nominates Brooklyn Judge Sylvia Hinds-Radix to Serve as City’s Top Lawyer

By Yehudit GarmaiseMayor Eric Adams nominated Hon. Sylvia Hinds-Radix, an appellate judge who lives in Brooklyn, as his corporation counsel: the.... read more

News Sparks: 19 Dead, Including 9 Children, in Bronx Apartment Fire; Brazilian Court Fines American Airlines $2,800 for Failure to provide Kosher Meals; and More News

19 Dead, Including 9 Children, in Bronx Apartment FireAt least 19 people, including nine children, died in a fire Sunday at a Bronx apartment.... read more

Kindness from Boro Park: Masbia and Shomrim Team up to Bring Relief to Bronx Victims

New Yorkers remain in shock this evening from the horrific events that took place in the Bronx this afternoon–when a massive blaze tore through an.... read more

Mayor Adams Lays Out His Plans to Drive Down Hate Crimes in NYC

By Yehudit GarmaiseMayor Eric Adams said he would focus on “intervention and prevention,” to drive down 2021’s startling 97% increase in hate.... read more

Sen. Schumer and US Rep Torres Persuade FEMA to Reimburse $1.19 Billion To NYC H + H

By Yehudit Garmaise Sen. Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY), who said that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was “slow in.... read more

MONDAY: Comatose Meron Victim to Undergo Critical Surgery, Tehillim Needed

 While the 45 tragic casualties of Meron have dominated the headlines, and captured the hearts of Klal Yisroel, Yosef Ezriel Ben Chaya Michal,.... read more

Culinary Corner: Spiced Popcorn

By Charnie Kohn Here’s an easy and fun recipe that is perfect for the long Friday nights!1 tablespoon paprika1 tablespoon sugar1 teaspoon.... read more

Bed, Bath & Beyond to Close Seven New York Locations by End of February

By Yehudit GarmaiseAmong the 37 Bed Bath & Beyond stores that are permanently closing nationwide by the end of February due to plummeting sales,.... read more

MTA Struggles to Bring New Yorkers Back to the Subways, as Many Companies Continue to Allow Working from Home

By Yehudit GarmaiseOn Thursday, Jan. 6, when 2,383,403 New Yorkers rode the subway that number was only 43% of the 5,493,875 people who headed.... read more

Adams Ends up Supporting City Council’s Bill that Allow Non-Citizens to Vote in City Elections

By Yehudit GarmaiseMayor Eric Adams, who previously “had some questions” about recent City Council legislation that will give voting rights in.... read more

Photo Gallery: Uvos Ibunim in Beis Medrash Skever 12th Avenue

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Today in History: The National Debt Reaches Zero for the First and Last time

(TF)On January 8, 1835, President Andrew Jackson achieved his goal of entirely paying off the United States’ national debt. It was the only time.... read more