Connecticut Signs Law That Allows Waterbury Hatzolah To Operate

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy cleared the way for the licensing of a volunteer group to assist with emergency medical calls in a growing Orthodox Jewish community in Waterbury. Read more

Jersey City, NJ – Lawyer: Plaintiffs In Jewish Gay Conversion Trial ‘flat-out Liars”

A lawyer representing a New Jersey nonprofit that offers so-called “gay conversion” therapy called several men suing the group “flat-out liars” during closing arguments of a civil trial Wednesday, while their attorney characterized the group as “amateurs using scalpels” on the minds of young gay men. Read more

NJ – Orthodox Plaintiff In ‘Gay Conversion’ Suit Tells Of Therapy Methods

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — One of four plaintiffs who sued a nonprofit that promised to turn them from gay to heterosexual wept on the witness stand Wednesday as he described cutting off contact with his mother after being told she was the cause of his homosexuality. Read more

Orthodox Jewish Egyptian Wins Kentucky Derby

Ahmed Zayat, Teaneck New Jersey resident and owner of American Pharoah, won big in the Kentucky Derby this year. Read more

Video By Orthodox Jewish Group Compares Rockland County To Nazi Germany

NEW CITY, N.Y. — A five-minute video comparing Rockland County to Nazi-occupied Germany is creating controversy. Read more

$200 Fight Kills Orthodox Jewish Man In Queens

An Orthodox Jewish man was murdered over a fight for a mere $200 in his own house in the Kew Gardens Hills section of Queens, officials said Monday. Read more