Eric Adams


Mayor Adams Jewish liaison Joel Eisdorfer sued over failed business deal

The deal to buy a restaurant was nixed after Eisdorfer’s $300,000 deposit check bounced, but the real estate agent is still suing for his broker fee


‘Where’s our presence in the streets?’ Mayor Adams tells yeshiva leaders to get outraged

“You’re making a big mistake,” the mayor told an audience at Agudah’s annual “Yeshiva Summit,” adding, “I am not going to be a silent friend”

Haredi Life

Year end reflections on Shtetl’s first ten months of reporting: the top issues of 2023

With the intimate familiarity of insiders but free from the usual top-down oversight of Haredi media, we reported on everything from the Satmar rebbe's bragging about deceiving legislators to Agudah's efforts to keep the Times from winning a Pulitzer


Citing past wins, Rabbi Aaron Teitelbaum once again urges defiance of the state on education demands

Recalling past battles over ‘metzitza be’peh’ and Covid-19 lockdowns, Teitelbaum urged Haredi yeshiva leaders to once again stand up to government authorities


Roundup: NYC to reduce fraud in special education services, Mayor Adams mourns death of former Shmira leader, and other news

Shtetl News Roundup: The biggest news in the Haredi world this week, besides Tuesday’s election


Mayor Eric Adams brushes off yeshiva critics at South Williamsburg event

Adams lamented “intrusion in your ability to educate your children in your yeshivas”


Two more reps of Orthodox organizations will join Mayor’s Jewish Advisory Council

Mayor's spokesperson now says anyone can apply to join the council


In speech, Mayor Eric Adams says public schools should "duplicate" yeshiva achievements

Adams said religion should be in schools “anywhere possible.”