BDE: Mrs. Malka Halpert, a”h

We are saddened to inform you of the passing of Mrs. Halpert, a longtime Boro Park resident, at the age of 96. The nifteres was married to Reb.... read more

Only 14 Out of 27,500 NYC Businesses Fined, So Far, for Failing to Comply with Vaccine Mandate

  by Yehudit Garmaise     Out of 27,500 businesses that have been inspected for compliance for enforcement of the Key to NYC.... read more

Memory Lane: The man Who Gave Borough Park its Name

It is hard to believe, but Borough Park was once off-limits to Jews, and the Boro Park club did not allow Jews membership.William Reynolds was a.... read more

Satmar Chassidim in Boro Park Prepare for Uplifted Shabbos Aufruf

This Shabbos Parshas Noach will find the Satmar Rebbe in Boro Park for the Shabbos aufruf of his grandson, Shulem Leizer, the son of Rav Yaakov Ber.... read more

MTA Releases OMNY Cards as New Way to Pay for Public Transit: Without Swiping

 The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has released OMNY cards that are plastic, credit card-like alternatives to Metrocards, which.... read more

WATCH: Bi-Annual Modzitzer Kumzitz Warms and Inspires

It has become a tradition of Chol Hamoe’d in Boro Park, as experts in Modzitzer neginah, and aficionados of old-fashioned, authentic.... read more

Living Legacy: The Dombrowa Ruv, Rav Yosef Ungar, zt”l

Friday, 2 Cheshvan marks the yohrtzeit of Rebbe Yosef Ungar of Dombrowa, who succeeded his father, Rebbe Mordechai Duvid, zt”l, the founder of.... read more

BDE: Reb Shloime Moskowitz, a”h, Holocaust Survivor, President of Bnei Yehuda

We are saddened to inform you of the passing of Reb Shloime Moskowitz, the president of Congregation Bnei Yehuda, pillar of the Bercher Shtiebel,.... read more

Pesichas Hazman in Skulen

Mayor Defends Against Accusations that He Used Security Detail Excessively, by Saying Threats Are Numerous

     by Yehudit Garmaise     The New York City Department of Investigation (DOI) reported yesterday that Mayor Bill de.... read more

New Satmar Beis Medrash to Open Doors on 36th Street, Prominent Dayan to Lead it

In recent years, the Satmar chassidus has opened an enormous Talmud Torah on 36th Street off of 13th Avenue. It is also the site of the Legacy.... read more

Rite Aid Pharmacy on 13th Avenue to Close its Doors Next Week

It has become an icon on 13th Avenue, and this main business thoroughfare’s largest pharmacy. It is unclear when it has begun to dispense.... read more

Pfizer and BioTech Request Emergency-Use Authorization for Vaccine for 5 to 11 Year-Olds

     Pfizer and BioNTech requested the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to grant emergency-use authorization of their COVID-19.... read more

New York City Voter Registration Deadline Looms Tomorrow

     If New Yorkers want to vote on Nov. 2, when the city’s new mayor will be elected: they have to register by the end of the day,.... read more

Kossover Chassidus to Gather in Aftermath of Tragic Event on Simchas Torah

It was the height of the joy of hakofos on Simchas Torah, when a tragic incident occurred in the heart of the Kossover Chassidus, and they are.... read more

As ‘Meron Tragedy’ Commission Continues its Work, Toldos Aaron Bleachers Dismantled

With the Yomim Tovim behind us, and Cheshvan upon us, it is just seven-and-half months until Lag Ba’omer 5782–and Klal Yisroel around the world.... read more

Loitzker Rebbe to Spend Shabbos in Boro Park, to Split Time among Family Simchos

This Shabbos Parshas Noach will be a busy one in Boro Park, with numerous Admorim spending time here, all over Boro Park.The Loitzker Rebbe will be.... read more