'I'm not aware of anything in the Torah, the Bible, the Koran or anything else that suggests you should not get vaccinated,' bill's sponsor says in rebuke of criticism by religious groups
Danielle Ziri is Haaretz's New York correspondent
Dyke March organizers say rainbow flag featuring Star of David is too similar to Israeli flag, but symbols that don't 'directly replicate nationalist images and symbols' are permitted
Highland Park library promises to schedule events for both 'P is for Palestine' and 'I Is for Israel' in effort to defuse situation, but Jewish groups vow to carry on protest
NYPD figures show that incidents of hate crimes increased by 64 percent last year, including a 23 percent increase in anti-Semitic incidents
Critics of the book take particular issue with a page that reads: 'I is for Intifada, Intifada is Arabic for rising up for what is right, if you are a kid or a grown-up!'
Israel Parade: With Counterprotests and Estranged Jewish Organizations, Tens of Thousands 'Celebrate Israel' in New York
Despite apolitical pretenses, marchers and protesters exchange remarks including 'Self-Hating Jews!' and 'Free Palestine!' while some left-leaning Jewish organizations opt not to participate in the march
Anti-Semitic note is stuck to outdoor sign designed for people to write positive messages about how they would 'transform the world’
While 78 percent of measles cases remain confined to the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Williamsburg, there have now been 12 new confirmed cases outside the community
NYU alumnus commends classmates for supporting BDS movement, as 'this is what we are called to do'
In a video Jonathan Xie posted to Instagram, he railed against Zionism, displayed a handgun and said he would 'shoot everybody' at a pro-Israel march
In new Jewish Electorate Institute poll, Israel ranks at the bottom of a list of 16 policy subjects that Jewish voters view as a priority ahead of presidential election
De Blasio, 58, has drawn small audiences so far in visits to early primary states including Iowa, South Carolina, Nevada and New Hampshire
According to testimony, Jeremy Reichberg lavished New York police officers with gifts in exchange for favors, directed an associate to hire a prostitute for police officers on flight to Las Vegas
The Flushing yeshiva is the ninth Jewish establishment to be shut down since New York Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency last month
Substantial increase in recorded anti-Semitic occurrences in city for two months following mass shooting at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh last October
Shooter wrote 'Every Jew is responsible for the meticulously planned genocide of the European race' before embarking on attack
Leaders offer Jewish community support 'as their worst nightmare unfolds' after woman killed at Chabad congregation by shooter who reportedly said he was inspired by recent attacks in Christchurch and Pittsburgh
Relating anti-vaxxers to Judaism is ‘fake news,’ Jewish community leaders in Brooklyn tell Haaretz. So why is the outbreak being treated as a ‘Jewish issue,’ and will Passover make matters worse?
The Brooklyn center failed to follow instructions issued after the city declared a public health emergency, New York City's Health Department says
'U.S. entry ban against me is ideologically motivated,' Barghouti tells NYU event via video after he was stopped from boarding a flight in Tel Aviv last week
Mayor Bill de Blasio declared the public health emergency in the affected areas on Tuesday, the latest attempt to tackle a measles outbreak that is affecting mainly the ultra-Orthodox community
Bill de Blasio orders mandatory measles vaccines after city suffers largest measles outbreak since 1991, confined mostly to ultra-Orthodox community in Brooklyn's Williamsburg
‘I’m not going to lie, the attendance at their events is significantly larger than for ours,’ says Students Supporting Israel president Ofir Dayan about the rival Students for Justice in Palestine
Brooklyn-born Yoni Zigelboum is better known by his stage name, Yoni Z. Beyond wanting to win a Grammy for his catchy tunes about the relationship between man and God, he also has more modest goals
At the funeral of Rabbi Yisroel Avrohom Portugal, one NYPD officer was hurt when a drone fell out of the sky, the other was injured by a car in the procession.
After the Jewish councilman's comments sparked public outrage, the New York Times reports that the immigration committee removed Kalman Yeger, citing inconsistencies with the committee's mission
Palestinian-U.S. activist tells audience that although she is American, ‘I don’t forget that this country has caused a lot of horror and trauma against many communities’
For these Israelis living in the United States, making time and spending money to come back to cast their ballot was an obvious decision, whether they’ve been away a couple of years or a decade
Speakers, including Democratic Rep. Carolyn Maloney, interrupted by protesters with signs such as 'Remove Jew/Israel haters Omar, Tlaib, AOC from House committees' and 'Rep. Omar’s hateful words poison the future of America'
Several U.S.-based organizations react to deadly incident, with Agudath Israel of America, an Orthodox Jewish organization, calling it 'not a crime against Muslims alone, but against humanity'