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WATCH: Andrew Yang Verbally Assaulted By Pro-Palestinians Who Call Jews “White Supremacists”

NEW YORK (VINnews) — Mayor candidate Andrew Yang was verbaly assaulted on Tuesday by a group of Anti-Israel activists. He was heckled and disturbed by the persistent shouting wi...

Signs Of Optimism As NYC Sees Rise In Tourism, Bit By Bit

NEW YORK (AP) — The once-deserted steps outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art are filling up with visitors again. Hotel lobbies are losing their desolate feel. Downtown, people ar...

New York Rep. Jamaal Bowman Explains Support For Bill To Restrict Aid To Israel

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NEW YORK (JNS) - Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-N.Y.) defended his support for a bill that would impose limitations on U.S. military aid to Israel. Bowman, who serves as the U.S. rep...

Cuomo Probe Looks At Vaccine Czar’s Calls To County Leaders

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NEW YORK (AP) — Investigators looking into sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo interviewed county officials about his “vaccine czar” calling them to as...

Pleading Guilty To Inciting A Riot In Brooklyn, Heshy Tischler Sentenced To 10 Days Of Community Service

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BROOKLYN (JTA) - Seven months after Heshy Tischler was charged with inciting a riot in Brooklyn’s Borough Park, the Orthodox activist and provocateur has been sentenced to 10 days ...

A Survivalist Summer Camp For Orthodox Jews Is Planned For New York — And Vaccinated Folks Aren’t Invited

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NEW YORK (JTA) — With summer coming and COVID-19 vaccines being deemed safe for children as young as 12, some camps are talking about the possibility of a mask-free summer for vacc...

WATCH: Guardians Angels Founder Curtis Sliwa Vows To Fight Crime As NYC Mayor

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — On Thursday, Alan and Baila from the VINnews podcast 'The Definitive Rap' sat down with Curtis Sliwa, Founder of The Guardian Angels and GOP Mayoral Candidate ...

NY Jewish Federation Sending $200K In COVID Relief To India

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NEW YORK (JTA) — UJA-Federation of New York announced $200,000 in grants to four organizations working on COVID relief efforts in India. The grants are focused on providing equi...

New York City Department of Education Openly Disses Italian-Americans

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New York - Columbus Day is a Federal Holiday, and has always been a source of pride to Italian-Americans. The Department of Education, however, has decided to openly disrespect ...

Funeral Held For NYPD Officer Struck, Killed In Line Of Duty

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer killed by a suspected drunken driver was hailed Tuesday at his funeral as a humble public servant, a doting father and a “perfect pic...

Live: Funeral of Eliezer Tzvi Joseph From KJ, Who Died in Israeli Crowd Crush

The funeral of Eliezer Tzvi Joseph, 26, of Kiryas Joel, New York. A Satmar Hasid, he was the father of four children. He was amongst victims in the Israeli crowd crush at Meron. ...

Updated List Of Fatalities Identified In The Meron Tragedy

MERON (VINnews) — As the horror and shock from the Meron tragedy is still sinking in, authorities are working to identify and treat the dozens of victims of the crowd crush. Tra...

New York Lawmakers Agree To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is poised to join a growing number of states that have legalized marijuana after state lawmakers reached a deal to allow sales of the drug for recreati...

Virus Fight Stalls In Early Hot Spots New York, New Jersey

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A year after becoming a global epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, New York and New Jersey are back atop the list of U.S. states with the highest rates of in...

New Yorkers 30 And Over Can Get Covid-19 Vaccine Tuesday

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state residents over 30 will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations starting Tuesday, and everyone over 16 will be eligible starting April 6, Gov. Andre...

Resident Killed In Fire At Spring Valley Assisted Living Facility

SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. (AP) — A fire swept through a suburban New York assisted living facility and caused a partial collapse early Tuesday, killing one resident and sending two firef...

‘A Total Jap’: Asbury Park Press Apologizes For Using Anti-semitic Epithet In Lakewood Nurse Photo Caption

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LAKEWOOD (JTA) - A New Jersey newspaper left a photo caption with the term “JAP,” a pejorative for “Jewish American princess,” on its website for over 14 hours. The caption in t...

VIDEOS: Massive Showing At #FreeNechama Rally At The Home Of Get Refuser Dovid Wasserman

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — The Jewish community came out in droves on Sunday evening to protest Dovid Wasserman unashamedly holding his wife Nechama hostage for nearly 7 years. The ra...

Police: Embattled NYPD Officer Fired Gun At Atlantic Ocean

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NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer who’s been arrested twice for alleged brutality was arrested again Sunday after police on Long Island say he fired a pistol into the ...

TONIGHT! Rally Planned To #FreeNechama From Get Refuser Dovid Wasserman

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Amid the momentum that is building in the public outcry against the Get refuser Dovid Wasserman and his family that is enabling him, a rally has been scheduled...