TERROR ON THE SUBWAY: Suspect Identified
Investigators found a U-Haul truck rented by the shooter prior to the attack and are confident he will soon be taken into custody. He has been identified as Frank R. James, who had posted “concerning” videos online about homelessness and NYC Mayor Adams. James has not yet been taken into custody • Full Story
Why is riding the Subway on Shabbos Forbidden?
New question on AskTheRav.com: How to explain to a not yet observant relative that asking a non Jew before Shabbos to walk with him on Shabbos and pay for the subway for him isn’t sufficient even if one isn’t swiping the card/pushing the entrance bar, but rather goes through the mechanic door? See the rest of the question and Rabbi Yosef Yeshaya Braun‘s response • Full Story
MTA Asks for Police and Resources as Subway Attacks Rise
New York City Transportation authorities are asking the city to provide more police and more mental health assistance for the subway system, as assaults on trains and bus have risen by 13% so far in 2021. “We have begged for help and we continue to need it,” said interim NYC Transit President Sara Feinberg • Full Story