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Posts Tagged: brooklyn

March 22, 2016 8:41 am

The New York Times’ Obsession With Female Jewish Modesty

Is the New York Times obsessed with tznius -- Jewish modesty? It sure looks like it. How else to explain the paper’s decision to devote column...

December 29, 2015 8:32 pm

NYPD Searching for Assailants Caught on Camera Beating, Robbing Brooklyn Jew (VIDEO)

New York City police are searching for two suspects in the brutal assault and robbery of a Brooklyn Jewish man, the New York Daily News reported on...

December 6, 2015 7:36 pm

Rabbi Yuri Foreman Pulls Unanimous Eight-Round Decision Win After Two-Year Hiatus

Former WBA middleweight champion and Brooklynite Yuri Foreman, a recently ordained Orthodox Jewish rabbi, pulled a unanimous eight-round decision comeback win against Washington DC's Lenwood Dozier this weekend. Judges...

November 4, 2015 12:11 pm

Brooklyn Jewish Man Attacked by Assailant Yelling ‘I am Tired of the Jews’

Another Jewish man was assaulted while being subject to antisemitic insults on Wednesday morning in Crown Heights, Brooklyn just hours after an off-duty volunteer for the Hatzalah EMS service was...

August 27, 2015 7:51 pm

New York Assemblyman Vows to Send Rep Nadler a ‘Teddy Bear’ After Complaints of Verbal Abuse Over Iran Deal

Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind chided New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler's response to some of the criticism the Democratic lawmaker has received since coming out in favor of the...

August 7, 2015 7:44 am

Crown Heights Synagogues Mobilize in Grassroots Campaign to Swing Rep Clarke Against Iran Deal

Grassroots Jewish activists in Brooklyn have launched an extensive campaign to pressure local Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY) to come out in opposition to the Iran nuclear deal,...

May 11, 2015 2:22 pm

Borough Park Jews Blamed for Failure of Anti-Israel Park Slope Coop Boycott

Activists in favor of boycotting Israeli products at the Park Slope Food Coop lamented in an article the strong showing of Borough Park residents among...

March 10, 2015 4:56 pm

Expert Urges Synagogues to Reassess Security Following Surveillance Scare

A leading security expert has strongly urged all synagogues to invest in security training following reports of suspicious activity at Brooklyn synagogues. "Synagogues and other Jewish...

June 12, 2014 7:08 pm

EXCLUSIVE: 800 Rabbis of Rabbinical Alliance of America Issue Ruling Against BDS, Cite Talmud, Maimonides

The Rabbinical Alliance of America, Igud Harabanim, in a ruling citing sections of the Talmud, ruled that the movement to boycott, divest and sanction Israel...

May 5, 2014 1:20 pm

ADL Praises Arrest of Former NYPD Cop for Anti-Semitic Vandalism in Brooklyn

The Anti-Defamation League on Sunday praised the New York City Police Department for arresting a former officer for anti-Semitic hate crimes. Former NYPD officer Michael Setiawan,...

March 20, 2014 12:44 am

Israeli Flag Burned in Williamsburg, New York on Purim (VIDEO)

Satmar Chasidic Jews burned an Israeli flag in a street demonstration in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, during the Jewish celebration of Purim at the weekend. Footage of the...

November 22, 2013 2:27 pm

Arrests Made as Jewish Communities Step Up Security Over Violent ‘Knockout Game’

Vigilance paid off Thursday night when four perpetrators of the "Knockout Game" were apprehended in Borough Park, Brooklyn. The twisted Knockout Game consists of gangs seeking...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Trump Lays Out Agenda for First 100 Days in Office in Gettysburg Speech

Donald Trump planted a flag on hallowed ground Saturday morning by laying out near the Gettysburg National Battlefield what he would do in his first 100 days as President of...


Israel Security Agency: Terrorist Attacks in Jerusalem Doubled in September

Terrorist attacks in Jerusalem doubled last month compared to August, according to Israel’s security agency, the Shin Bet. There were 26 attacks in the capital in September, compared to 13 in...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...