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Rejoicing in Brooklyn as stolen Torah scrolls recovered intact

Four Torah scrolls stolen from a Brooklyn synagogue returned.David Rosenberg, 10/28/2016, 11:01 AM

Brooklyn judge is first Hasidic woman in public office

Rachel Freier of Borough Park becomes the first Hasidic women elected to public office in the United States.Andrew Katz, 10/28/2016, 12:48 AM

Shootout in Brooklyn Jewish neighborhood

Jewish worshippers in Crown Heights shocked to witness gunfight unfold before their very eyes during Simchat Torah holiday.Gary Willig, 10/27/2016, 5:35 PM

Brooklyn: Torah scrolls stolen by kippah-clad thief

Four Torah scrolls valued at approximately $240,000 stolen from Brooklyn synagogue during Simchat Torah.JTA, 10/27/2016, 5:26 AM

Anti-Israel activist convicted of assaulting Jewish man

Suspect acquitted of hate crime charges after Jewish man beaten by anti-Israel protester during basketball game.JTA, 9/29/2016, 7:20 PM

Women ask NYC not to cut female-only swimming hours

Hundreds of women sign petition asking NYC Parks Department to reinstate hours of female-only swimming at Brooklyn indoor pool.JTA, 9/23/2016, 5:24 AM

First female haredi judge appointed in Brooklyn

Haredi communities choose local representatives. Female haredi judge appointed in Brooklyn District Court.Chana Roberts, 9/15/2016, 10:45 PM

History is made: First Haredi Judge in Brooklyn

Ruchie Freier, a Haredi lawyer from Brooklyn, is now the first Chasidic woman judge in the New York State Supreme CourtArutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2016, 9:05 PM

Satmar children attack mock Netanyahu limo in anti-Zionist demo

Satmar summer camps have own anti-Israel demonstrations in New York, pelt mock Netanyahu limo with eggs.Ben Sales, 8/25/2016, 7:39 AM

'Fun day' marking Crown Heights riots irks Jewish family

Family of Jewish student killed in the 1991 Crown Heights riots condemns street festival to commemorate that racial unrest in Brooklyn.JTA, 8/18/2016, 3:29 AM

A changing Crown Heights marks 25 years since Brooklyn 'pogrom'

Much has changed in Crown Heights since the accidental death of a black boy touched off three days of rioting.Debra Nussbaum Cohen, 8/16/2016, 3:07 AM

Black cop from Brooklyn: Black lives don't matter to blacks

In a powerful essay, a cop from the Brooklyn ghetto writes to clear the police name and tear down the lies of Black Lives Matter.Rachel Kaplan, 7/14/2016, 5:21 PM

Body of Brooklyn haredi man found, 24 hours after disappearing

Body of 21-year-old Yanki Kraus found one day after he told his wife he would be late to meet her.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2016, 11:44 PM

Brooklyn pool can keep women-only swim times

New York City Parks Department permits women-only swimming hours at a public pool in Orthodox neighborhood of Brooklyn., 7/7/2016, 4:58 AM

Jewish mother, child attacked by stone-throwers - in Brooklyn

Teens hurl stones, anti-Semitic curses at Jewish woman and her child driving through Brooklyn.David Rosenberg, 6/29/2016, 4:09 PM

NYPD arrests 4 boys in connection with Crown Heights bus arson

New York police arrested four more boys in connection with allegedly setting fire to a Jewish school bus in Brooklyn.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/13/2016, 8:40 PM

Brooklyn yeshiva bus arson accomplices sought by NYPD

Police searching for four boys who allegedly helped an 11-year-old boy set a school bus on fire outside a Jewish girls’ school.JTA, 5/11/2016, 5:31 AM

11-year-old charged in blaze outside Crown Heights Jewish school

11-year-old boy charged with setting fire to a school bus outside a Jewish school in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.JTA, 5/10/2016, 3:53 AM

Watch: Anti-Semite trashes Brooklyn synagogue

Crazed man recorded attacking Williamsburg synagogue as congregants flee.David Rosenberg, 4/24/2016, 7:44 AM

NYPD increases Passover security

Following terror attacks in Europe and concerns over attacks in the US, NYPD announce preparations to protect haredim in Brooklyn.Haim Lev, Shoshana Miskin, 4/4/2016, 7:46 AM

First Israeli supermarket to open in US

Osher Ad to open branch in New York catering to local Haredi community.Shoshana Miskin, 3/21/2016, 9:24 AM

'I was stabbed - I'll join the army and give my all'

Stabbing victim in today's attack near Damascus Gate made aliyah from Brooklyn in order to join IDF. Only became a citizen last month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2016, 10:53 PM

NYPD and Brooklyn Shomrim join forces to tackle terror threats

Meeting calls to beef up security for haredi schools in light of Islamic extremist threat.Haim Lev, 1/6/2016, 1:17 PM

Jewish man brutally beaten and robbed in Brooklyn

Furious elected officials Dov Hikind and Simcha Felder offer $3,000 reward in return for information leading to assailants' arrests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2015, 10:32 PM

Jewish student assaulted at Brooklyn college

Jewish student punched in the face and chest by assailant who referred to him as a "Jew". Police investigating as hate crime.Ben Ariel, 12/25/2015, 5:31 AM

Chabad's 770 headquarters evacuated in bomb threat

NYPD takes no chances with call from a psych ward, evacuating Chabad center; just hours earlier security briefing held with Jewish leaders.Ari Yashar, 12/9/2015, 7:29 AM

Hipster or hasidic? Can you tell the difference?

Jimmy Kimmel ventures into 'the most bearded spot in New York' to find the one thing they have in common - can you tell the difference?Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2015, 1:51 PM

Murderer of NY Jewish Jeweler Arrested

NYPD nab MTA driver who purposely ran over Aron Aranbayev after getting into an argument.Haim Lev, 8/2/2015, 1:13 PM

Paintball Attacks Targeting Jews in Brooklyn

NYPD searching for culprits in recent string of attacks with a paintball gun targeting religious Jews in Brooklyn.Cynthia Blank, 7/8/2015, 4:31 PM

NY Assemblyman Attacks Kaparot Critics: Shame on You!

Hikind slams Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit against controversial Kaparot custom as a 'disgusting misrepresentation.'Ari Yashar, 7/7/2015, 11:03 PM

Swastikas Carved into Sidewalk in Front of Brooklyn Kosher Store

Two swastikas discovered outside of Moisha's Discount Supermarket in Brooklyn yesterday. Police call incident a hate crime.Matt Wanderman, 5/12/2015, 5:44 PM

Bereaved Father: Jewish Unity, Strength is My Consolation

Gabriel Sassoon mourns his seven children in a heartrending letter, asks Jewish people to take a good deed upon themselves in their merit.Tova Dvorin, 3/27/2015, 1:13 PM

Fire Safety Session in Wake of Flatbush Tragedy

Lawmakers, fire safety experts converge to take action to prevent more tragedies in Brooklyn.Eliran Aharon, Tova Dvorin, 3/27/2015, 8:34 AM

Jewish Man Shot Dead in Brooklyn

29-year-old Russian Jew shot twice in the chest on Ocean Parkway; police say motive of murder remains unclear.Ari Yashar, 3/24/2015, 6:59 PM

Flatbush Fire Tragedy: 'Accept and Surrender to G-d's Will'

Jewish community unites in grief after 7 children burn to death, with funeral participants saying such moments 'only make us stronger.'Eliran Aharon, 3/23/2015, 12:10 PM

Bereaved Father: 'Where Will I Go Now?'

Seven children killed in electrical fire en route to Israel for funeral; father, neighbors mourn.Eliran Aharon and Tova Dvorin, 3/22/2015, 1:35 PM

7 Jewish Children Burn to Death in Brooklyn

Children aged 5 to 15 in one family die after a Sabbath hot plate apparently malfunctioned.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2015, 10:06 PM

Brooklyn House Fire 'An Unbelievable Tragedy'

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio visits the scene of tragic fire which killed an Orthodox Jewish family, says what he saw is 'unimaginable.'Tova Dvorin, 3/21/2015, 8:33 PM

New York Gunman Invited Passersby to Watch

The gunman who ambushed two police officers in Brooklyn approached people on the street and told them, "Watch what I'm going to do."Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2014, 4:42 AM

Two NYPD Officers Shot Dead in Brooklyn

Two uniformed NYPD officers shot dead while sitting in their police car in Bedford-Stuyvesant.Ben Ariel, 12/21/2014, 1:10 AM

Teen Charged in Anti-Semitic Beating of Israeli Rabbi

NYPD have arrested a suspect, 15, in the anti-Semitic Brooklyn subway attack. The Israeli victim is in the US being treated for cancer.Cynthia Blank, 11/20/2014, 2:06 PM

Jewish Man Attacked at Brooklyn Subway Station

Haim Ovanounou assaulted by three anti-Semites who beat him, called him a 'dirty Jew' in a NY subway station.Cynthia Blank, 11/19/2014, 8:01 AM

NY Jewish Leader Attacked Outside Barclay's Center

Leonard Petlakh suffers broken nose at the hands of pro-Palestinian demonstrator, after game between Brooklyn Nets and Maccabi Tel Aviv.Cynthia Blank, 10/12/2014, 10:21 AM

Pro-Palestinian Groups to Protest Maccabi Tel Aviv Game in US

In the weeks after Operation Protective Edge, Maccabi Tel Aviv to be met by Pro-Palestinian protestors at their preseason games in the US.Cynthia Blank, 10/2/2014, 8:28 AM

Brooklyn Salutes Israel

Major rally in support of Israel drew thousands in Brooklyn Thursday.Uzi Baruch, Brooklyn, 8/8/2014, 8:56 AM

Stark Murder Indictment to be Read Monday

A construction worker is accused of brutally murdering Brooklyn landlord Menachem Stark.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/5/2014, 11:25 AM

'Knockout Game' Hits Boro Park

Samuel Pearl, Borough Park resident, is punched to the ground while returning home from work; youths left him there like it was routine.Tova Dvorin, 11/24/2013, 9:10 AM

Brooklyn: Anti-Semitic Attacks Continue in 'Game' to Hurt Jews

Brooklyn rabbi cites rise in similar anti-Semitic attacks as a 'game' by local gangs to 'knock out the Jew'. Police: 8 attacks since Sept.Tova Dvorin, 11/16/2013, 7:53 PM

Brooklyn: Jew Hurt in Anti-Semitic Attack

Jewish man the victim of random anti-Semitic street attack in Brooklyn.Eliran Aharon, Maayana Miskin, 9/29/2013, 11:17 AM

Shooting in Brooklyn Kills Baby in His Stroller

Antiq Hennis' parents were pushing him in his stroller when he was suddenly shot as the family crossed Livonia Avenue.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/2/2013, 2:20 PM

Brooklyn Street to be Named for Murdered Jamaican-Jewish Convert

‘Yoseph Robinson Ave.’ named after Orthodox Jewish convert, gunned down protecting girlfriend three years ago.Ari Soffer, 8/19/2013, 4:33 PM

Swastika Scrawled in Busy Brooklyn Jewish Neighborhood

A swastika didn’t even raise eyebrows this week when it appeared on a central street corner in the Midwood section of Brooklyn.Chana Ya'ar, 7/11/2013, 10:23 AM

NYC Rep: No Room for Apathy in the Face of Hate

Brooklyn politician Jumaane Williams says local anti-Semitism ‘very disturbing,’ calls for an end to apathy.Eliran Aharon, New York, 6/18/2013, 11:37 AM

New York: Muslim Teen Arrested After Harrassing Jew on Subway

New York Police arrested a Muslim teen who yelled anti-Semitic slurs at a Jewish man on the subway, then tried to resist arrest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2013, 4:43 AM

'Police and Elected Officials Are Very Supportive'

New York-based author Yossi Gestetner addresses the burning of mezuzot in an apartment building in Brooklyn this week.Eliran Aharon, New York, 4/12/2013, 9:45 PM

Police Nab Man Accused of Burning Dozens of Brooklyn Mezuzot

The alleged perpetrator responsible for burning a dozen mezuzot in Brooklyn has been taken into police custody. Arutz Sheva staff, 4/10/2013, 8:58 PM

Burned Mezuzot Found in New York on Yom Hashoah

11 mezuzot were burned in an apartment building in Brooklyn as Jews marked Holocaust Remembrance Day.Elad Benari, 4/9/2013, 4:15 AM