BDE: Rebbetzin Rivka Kaluszyner, a”h

We are saddened to inform you of the passing of Rebbetzin Kaluszyner, a”h, a bridge to an extinct world of chassidus and mesirus nefesh in Russia.... read more

Mayor Adams Lays Out His New Vision for the NYPD

By Yehudit GarmaiseMayor Eric Adams laid out yesterday afternoon, at the 103rd Precinct in Queens, some of his vision for how his NYPD will be.... read more

BDE: Mrs. Esther Tauber, a”h

We are saddened to inform you of the passing of Mrs. Tauber, a matriarch, a survivor who rebuilt with great heroism, and longtime Boro Park resident..... read more

BDE: Reb Chaskel Steuer, z”l, Holocaust Survivor

We are saddened to inform you of the passing of Reb Chaskel Steuer, a bridge to Bobov of yore, and patriarch to generations of Bobover chassidim that.... read more

Mayor Adams Continues NYC’s COVID State of Emergency, Upholds Requirement to Show Vax Proof at Indoor Venues

By Yehudit GarmaiseMayor Eric Adams’ first orders of business, in his first day in office yesterday, were to sign two executive orders that.... read more

Eric Adams Sworn In as NYC’s 110th Mayor

By Yehudit GarmaiseEric Adams was sworn in last night, in front of a “reduced” crowd of 15,000, in Times Square as New York City’s 110th mayor,.... read more

Weekly Weather: Warm Storms Ahead of Frigid, Blustery Conditions

By: Yaker BiegeleisenFollowing a rainy, warm Shabbos, we will see strong rain and the potential for thunderstorms overnight, into tomorrow morning..... read more

Gov. Hochul Stands Up for Kiryas Joel after Vetoing Bill that Would Restrict its Further Development

By Yehudit GarmaiseGov. Kathy Hochul spoke up for the Chassidic community this morning, when she was asked somewhat aggressively, about her thinking.... read more

Worker Dressed as Verizon Employee Arrested for Assaulting Homeowner

A homeowner on 15th Avenue and 54th Street was assaulted on Friday after a worker showed up at his door claiming to be a Verizon employee that needed.... read more

Weekend Weather: Warm Spell Continues, but More Rain in Store

BY: Yaker Biegeleisen. Just as we were beginning to settle into a winter pattern, with temperatures dipping into the low 30’s in the early.... read more

BDE: Mrs. Blima Leah Lieberman, a”h.

We are saddened to inform you of the passing of Mrs. Lieberman at the age of 70, the wife of, ybl”ch, Reb Shaya, a beloved mechaneches and camp.... read more

COVID Hospitalization Rate Not as Frightening as it Appears, Dr. Katz said

By Yehudit GarmaiseWhile the major increases in hospitalization among children and adult are frightening, said Mitch Katz, MD, the CEO of NYC’s.... read more

Mayor de Blasio Expresses Respect For and Friendship with NYC Orthodox Jewish Community

By Yehudit Garmaise “What advice would Mayor Bill de Blasio give or has he given to Mayor-elect Eric Adams about how to best work with the.... read more

Alternate Side and Meter Rules Suspended New Years Day

Alternate side parking (street cleaning) and parking meter regulations are suspended on New Years Day, on Friday the 31st of December and Saturday ,.... read more

Mayor-elect Eric Adams to Keep Private Sector Vaccine Mandate in Place: “With Focus on Compliance and not Punishment”

By Yehudit Garmaise“The private sector vaccine mandate will stay in effect with a focus on compliance not punishment,” said NYC Health.... read more

Eric Adams to Name Frank Carone: Influential Brooklyn Lawyer as Chief of Staff

By Yehudit GarmaiseMayor-elect Eric Adams is expected today to name Frank Carone, a longtime friend and adviser, and influential lawyer in the.... read more

Kavunas Halev to Dedicate Sefer Torah in Honor of Rebbe Shlit”a.

The Kavunas Halev Beis Medrash has stood on 43rd Street for many decades. It once served as the Krasna Beis Medrash—led by the Krasna Rov,.... read more