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Multiple Threatening Voicemails Left on Shabbos at One of NYC’s Oldest Synagogues

06/21/2016 11:34 AM

For the second time in a month an unknown man has left anti-Semitic threatening voicemail messages at the city’s oldest Reform Jewish congregation, in the Upper East Side

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NYPD’s Jewish Chief Chaplain Attacked While Working Out in Manhattan

06/20/2016 12:36 PM

The 80-year-old Jewish chief of chaplains for the NYPD was pushed to the ground Sunday morning, suffering minor injuries after he was attacked while working out

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NYPD Seeks Man Who Yelled to Jewish Man ‘Allahu Akbar, Kill All the Jews’ in Crown Heights

06/20/2016 11:07 AM Updated: 10 months ago

The NYPD Hate Crime Task Force Unit is probing a harassment incident that took place Sunday night in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn as a

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Teens on Bikes Assault Hasidic Man in Willamsburg in Probable Hate Crime

06/20/2016 10:52 AM Updated: 10 months ago

Teenagers riding bicycles assaulted a 22-year-old Hasidic man on Sunday night in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. When the Hasidic man told the teenagers he was

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Exclusive: Elderly Jewish Man’s Revolver Stolen From Home in Brooklyn

06/16/2016 10:07 AM Updated: 10 months ago

A .38 caliber handgun belonging to a 76-year-old Jewish man was stolen from his apartment in the Gravesend section of Brooklyn Tuesday, and detectives are eyeing a woman

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Coast Guard Suspends Search for Jewish Paddleboarder Off Long Island Shore

06/15/2016 10:32 AM Updated: 10 months ago

The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the 41-year-old paddleboarder who was last seen off Atlantic Beach in the South Shore of Long Island on Sunday, the

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NYPD Investigating Attempted Burglary at Sheepshead Bay Judaica Store

06/15/2016 10:27 AM

The NYPD is investigating an attempted burglary that took place at the Mekor Judaica in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn last week, police said Tuesday. Investigators

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Frontier Investigating How Hundreds of Kiryas Joel Residents Received Overcharged Phone Bills

06/09/2016 4:34 PM

Hundreds of residents from the village of Kiryas Joel in upstate New York were caught by surprise this week when they received their monthly phone bill from Frontier Telephone

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Jewish Locksmith Robbed at Gunpoint in Queens

06/09/2016 10:54 AM

A 20-year-old Jewish locksmith, who was called late Sunday night to unlock a car for a man who left his keys inside, was instead robbed at gunpoint,

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NYPD: Crown Heights Yeshiva Student Beaten Up in Anti-Semitic Attack

06/08/2016 9:27 PM Updated: 10 months ago

A 14-year-old student was beaten up outside a yeshiva in Brooklyn on Wednesday. The suspect, a 13-year-old boy, was later arrested and charged with assault as

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NYPD: Several Jewish Men Hit With Paintballs in Possible Hate Crime

06/08/2016 3:53 PM

Several Jewish men were hit by orange paintballs in Borough Park late Tuesday night, though none of them were injured, and NYPD are now investigating those incidents as

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Starbucks Testing Kosher-Certified Dairy at 10 Stores in NY, NJ in Bid to Attract Jewish Customers

06/08/2016 2:40 PM Updated: 10 months ago

Starbucks, the biggest coffee-drinks retailer with thousands of chain stores around the world, is testing the addition of Super Kosher (Cholov Yisroel) dairy in 10 stores

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NYPD Investigating Threats Made to City’s Oldest Reform Synagogue

06/08/2016 10:58 AM

The New York City Police Department is investigating threats that were made to the city’s oldest Reform Jewish congregation at Temple Emanu-El the Upper East Side section of

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NYPD Closing In on Suspect Who Sent Anti-Semitic Messages to JCC Official

06/06/2016 7:43 PM Updated: 10 months ago

Investigators from the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force Unit are closing in on the suspect who sent anti-Semitic text messages to a Staten Island Jewish Community

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Police: Investigation on Who Threw Object at KJ Ambulance Remains a Mystery

06/06/2016 12:04 PM

Detectives from the Woodbury Police Department in Monroe, New York, have been searching for clues and leads in the past three weeks to find out who threw the

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Charges Upgraded for Borough Park Phone Snatcher, Faces Minimum 5 Years in Jail

06/06/2016 12:01 PM Updated: 10 months ago

Prosecutors in the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office have upgraded the charges for the 17-year-old who was arrested last week in connection with seven cell phone robberies,

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Borough Park Phone Snatcher Busted, Linked to at Least 7 Incidents

06/03/2016 1:52 PM Updated: 10 months ago

A teenager who has been terrorizing Brooklyn South for the past six months by snatching smartphones from the hands of men and women, young and old, was finally

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Exclusive: Attacker Was Caught Breaking Into Jewish Houses in Queens Just 3 Days Before Dying From Bronx Assault

06/02/2016 1:43 PM Updated: 10 months ago

Earl Nash, the 43-year-old man who was beaten to death on Monday with a tire iron in The Bronx by another man whose wife said he had

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TRAGEDY: Young Boy Dies After Plunging From Fifth Floor Balcony in Williamsburg

06/01/2016 8:23 PM Updated: 10 months ago

A 5-year-old boy has died after falling from a fifth floor balcony in Willamsburg Wednesday evening. Hatzalah responded to 200 Wallabout Street around 7:30 p.m. for a

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Asian Woman Suffered Broken Tooth, Injuries to Both Feet During Robbery in Borough Park

06/01/2016 10:44 AM Updated: 10 months ago

A 28-year-old Asian woman was robbed Monday night in Borough Park by a man whom investigators believe is behind multiple phone-snatching incidents in the neighborhood in