TOMORROW Afternoon and Evening: Special “Nittel-Nacht” Blood Drive in Bobov

Thursday, January 6, marks the so-called “Russian nittel,” when it is the minhag of chassidim of Russian origin—as well as those hailing from.... read more

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

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

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

Photos by: Hillel Lichtenstein .... 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

BDE: Mrs. Rochel Faiga Frankel, a”h.

We are saddened to inform you of the passing of Mrs. Frankel, a scion of the Sanzer dynasty, and a longtime Boro Park resident. She was 93 years of.... read more

Gov. Hochul Aims to Limit New York Governors and Other Statewide Elected Offices to Two Four-Year Terms

By Yehudit GarmaiseGov. Kathy Hochul, in her Wednesday State of the State address, the most important speech of her leadership so far, is expected to.... read more

BDE: Harav Nachum Segal Horowitz, zt”l, Rov of She’ris Yisroel, Transmitter of Tradition

Early this morning, we lost a golden link to the past, with the passing of Harav Hatzadik Rav Nachum Tzvi Segal Horowitz, a scion of great dynasty, a.... read more

Twitter Bans Marjorie Taylor Greene; Ex-Staffer: AOC Can Win Primary Against Sen. Gillibrand; Israel OK’s 4th Vaccine for Older People; and More News

Twitter Permanently Bans Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for ‘Covid Misinformation’Twitter on Sunday permanently banned one of the most outspoken.... read more

Likely First 2022 Snowfall to Arrive Early Monday Just as Ground Begins to Chill, Little Accumulation Expected

 BY: Yaker Biegeleisen Those hoping for a historic blizzard when they awake tomorrow morning (and this may include the new City Hall.... read more

Gov. Hochul to Enhance Patients’ Experiences in Midwifery Birth Centers

Gov. Kathy Hochul signed legislation today that seeks provide another healthcare option for more women who are expecting by streamlining the.... read more