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NYPD tries to disperse Jewish funeral in Borough Park

Incident comes two days after large funeral gathering in Williamsburg prompted Mayor de Blasio to single out the entire Jewish community.

NYPD tries to disperse Jewish funeral in Borough Park

De Blasio cannot properly address NYC antisemtic attacks

De Blasio cannot properly address NYC antisemtic attacks

NYPD to increase presence in Jewish areas

New York City Mayor announces increased protection for Jews in Boro Park, Crown Heights and Williamsburg following string of attacks.

NYPD to increase presence in Jewish areas

NY to up police presence in Jewish neighborhood on Rosh Hashana

New York Police Department vows to increase security for Jewish new year amid rise in anti-Semitic attacks.

NY to up police presence in Jewish neighborhood on Rosh Hashana

NYPD: Over half of reported hate crimes this year anti-Semitic

152 anti-Semitic hate crimes have been reported this year so far in NYC, compared to 93 over the same period last year.

NYPD: Over half of reported hate crimes this year anti-Semitic

Three suspicious packages found in downtown New York

New York police declare suspicious packages safe, investigates whether they were left behind.

Three suspicious packages found in downtown New York

New York suffering 'anti-Semitism crisis,' Council speaker says

New York police report near doubling of hate crimes in 2019. Nearly two-thirds are anti-Semitic.

New York suffering 'anti-Semitism crisis,' Council speaker says

Brooklyn police investigating 2 unprovoked anti-Semitic attacks

ADL offers reward for information leading to arrests of assailants responsible for two physical assaults on Jews in New York last week.

Brooklyn police investigating 2 unprovoked anti-Semitic attacks

Jews targeted in NYC more than all other groups combined

New York saw more hate crimes against Jews in 2018 than all other targeted groups combined, according to police figures.

Jews targeted in NYC more than all other groups combined

Watch: Lone policeman fights group of vagrants at NY subway

Viral video catches police officer fending off group of vagrants on subway platform. Officer had no idea he had since become a hero.

Watch: Lone policeman fights group of vagrants at NY subway

CNN building in New York evacuated due to bomb threat

Time Warner Center evacuated after unsubstantiated telephone threat.

CNN building in New York evacuated due to bomb threat

Anti-Semitic attacks in Brooklyn caught on video

NYPD circulating surveillance video of group of teens who it says carried out series of recent anti-Semitic attacks in Brooklyn.

Anti-Semitic attacks in Brooklyn caught on video

NYPD says Brooklyn attack was a hate crime

New York police determine the assault of an Orthodox Jewish man in Brooklyn was a hate crime.

NYPD says Brooklyn attack was a hate crime

Watch: Illegal Torah celebration leaves 1 arrested in Boro Park

Celebration escorting Torah scroll turns ugly when NYPD orders unauthorized march to disperse. Police need additional units to handle riot.

Watch: Illegal Torah celebration leaves 1 arrested in Boro Park

NYPD adjusting security plans for New Year's Eve

New York police will adjust security plans for New Year’s Eve celebrations following suicide bombing in subway tunnel.

NYPD adjusting security plans for New Year's Eve

NYC terrorist drove yeshiva students home to Lakewood

Lakewood yeshiva students shocked to realize that NYC terrorist drove them home a week before carrying out a deadly attack in Manhatten.

NYC terrorist drove yeshiva students home to Lakewood

Arson suspected in Manhattan synagogue fire

New York police believe fire at historic Lower East Side synagogue could have been arson.

Arson suspected in Manhattan synagogue fire

2 of every 3 NYC subway hate crimes this year targeted Jews

NYPD reports that anti-Semitic graffiti is the most common hate crime on New York City subways. Hate crimes up four times year over year.

2 of every 3 NYC subway hate crimes this year targeted Jews

Brooklyn: stronger security measures during Pesach

Community leaders meet with police representatives to coordinate security procedures for upcoming Pesach holiday.

Brooklyn: stronger security measures during Pesach

NYPD: One man behind bomb threats

Deputy NYPD Commissioner says investigators believe one man is behind bomb threats against Jewish institutions.

NYPD: One man behind bomb threats

Arrest made in JCC bomb threats

FBI makes at least one arrest in New York in connection with bomb threats against Jewish institutions.

Arrest made in JCC bomb threats

NYPD chaplain rabbi gets historic promotion

Rabbi Alvin Kass, a NYPD chaplain for 50 years, promoted to become the highest-ranking chaplain ever in the department.

NYPD chaplain rabbi gets historic promotion

NYPD sees 'huge spike' in hate crimes post-election

New York Police Department says it has seen a dramatic rise in hate crimes following the election, the majority directed at Jews.

NYPD sees 'huge spike' in hate crimes post-election

25 injured in explosion in Manhattan

25 people suffer minor injuries in explosion in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan which may have been caused by an explosive device.

25 injured in explosion in Manhattan

Man attacks officers with meat cleaver in Manhattan

Police officer shoots a man carrying a meat cleaver on 32nd and Broadway. Motive for incident unclear.

Man attacks officers with meat cleaver in Manhattan

NYPD arrests suspect in imam's shooting

New York Police Department has a person in custody in connection with the weekend shooting deaths of a Queens imam and his assistant.

NYPD arrests suspect in imam's shooting

No discipline for NYPD officers who helped with proposal

New York City police officers who staged a fake traffic stop as part of a Jewish couple's wedding proposal won't face disciplinary action.

No discipline for NYPD officers who helped with proposal

Watch: NYPD officers help Jewish man with wedding proposal

Three New York Police Department police officers stage a fake traffic stop as part of a Jewish man's wedding proposal.

Watch: NYPD officers help Jewish man with wedding proposal

Man injured in Central Park explosion

NYPD believe an explosion in Central Park was caused by homemade explosives.

Man injured in Central Park explosion

Jewish businessman arrested in ongoing federal corruption probe

Brooklyn Jewish businessman, three New York police officers arrested in a wide-ranging federal corruption investigation.

Jewish businessman arrested in ongoing federal corruption probe

NYPD chief chaplain, an 80-year-old rabbi, attacked in Manhattan

80-year-old rabbi who serves as the New York Police Department’s chief chaplain assaulted, suffers minor injuries.

NYPD chief chaplain, an 80-year-old rabbi, attacked in Manhattan

NYPD search for illiterate anti-Semitic vandal

Police hunt man caught on video painting swastika on Manhattan building, who evidently needs spelling lessons.

NYPD search for illiterate anti-Semitic vandal

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.

NYPD arrests 4 boys in connection with Crown Heights bus arson

Ex-leader of Orthodox security patrol charged with bribing cops

Former Shomrim leader charged in federal court with bribing New York police officers.

Ex-leader of Orthodox security patrol charged with bribing cops

NYPD disciplines cops over bribes from Jewish businessmen

NYPD puts two officers on modified assignment over evidence indicating they accepted cash from two Jewish businessmen.

NYPD disciplines cops over bribes from Jewish businessmen

NYPD increases Passover security

Following terror attacks in Europe and concerns over attacks in the US, NYPD announce preparations to protect haredim in Brooklyn.

NYPD increases Passover security

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.

NYPD and Brooklyn Shomrim join forces to tackle terror threats

NYPD scratching head over arsons targeting Bukharan Jews

After releasing first suspect, NYPD trying to determine if string of arsons in Forest Hills are anti-Semitic hate crimes or simply random.

NYPD scratching head over arsons targeting Bukharan Jews

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.

Chabad's 770 headquarters evacuated in bomb threat

NYPD: Arson at Jewish homes not a hate crime

Police say fires at homes of Bukharan Jews in Forest Hills not motivated by anti-Semitism, but opposition to construction on the property.

NYPD: Arson at Jewish homes not a hate crime

Police: Manhattan Firebomb Attack Didn't Target Yeshiva Students

NYPD spokesman says firebomb attack in Manhattan did not target two yeshiva students but rather the manager of a nearby business.

Police: Manhattan Firebomb Attack Didn't Target Yeshiva Students

NYPD Investigates BB Gun Attacks on Orthodox Jews

Two victims injured in Kew Garden Hills in 10 days; city council members reveal both looked identifiably religious.

NYPD Investigates BB Gun Attacks on Orthodox Jews

Murderer of NY Jewish Jeweler Arrested

NYPD nab MTA driver who purposely ran over Aron Aranbayev after getting into an argument.

Murderer of NY Jewish Jeweler Arrested

Paintball Attacks Targeting Jews in Brooklyn

NYPD searching for culprits in recent string of attacks with a paintball gun targeting religious Jews in Brooklyn.

Paintball Attacks Targeting Jews in Brooklyn

Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes Spike in NYC

27% increase in anti-Semitic crimes in the Big Apple as of June 2015 as hate crimes in general become more frequent.

Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes Spike in NYC

Plainclothes Cop Shot in Face in Queens

Officer Brian Moore, 25, is in critical condition after being shot in the cheek; suspect is the cousin of a former NY Giants cornerback.

Plainclothes Cop Shot in Face in Queens

Every Holiday Season Now Comes With Muslim Terrorism

Every Holiday Season Now Comes With Muslim Terrorism

US Cops Now Feeling Awfully Jewish

US Cops Now Feeling Awfully Jewish

NY Chabad Stabbing Victim Lights Hanukkah Candles with NYPD

Levi Rosenblatt thanks police in Hanukkah ceremony for their swift action after attack on him; Shomrim show solidity after police shooting.

NY Chabad Stabbing Victim Lights Hanukkah Candles with NYPD

Watch: Rabbis Confront Crown Heights Stabber

Footage shows how Chabad rabbis, students attempted to talk deranged attacker into dropping weapon, urged police not to shoot.

Watch: Rabbis Confront Crown Heights Stabber

Watch: Shocking New Footage from Crown Heights Stabbing

Footage shows tense standoff between attacker and police at Crown Heights stabbing scene; FBI, NYPD now on-site.

Watch: Shocking New Footage from Crown Heights Stabbing

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.

Teen Charged in Anti-Semitic Beating of Israeli Rabbi

NYPD Admits Axe Attack May Be Terrorism

Assailant with Islamic extremist background attacks police officers with a hatchet, seriously injuring one. Random violence, or terror?

NYPD Admits Axe Attack May Be Terrorism

NYPD Defends Muslim Informant Program

Team assigned to compile databases on where Muslim homes and businesses scrapped after racial profiling accusations - but concerns remain.

NYPD Defends Muslim Informant Program

Ex-NYPD Officer Arrested for Anti-Semitic Graffiti

Ex-officer originally from Indonesia arrested after security cameras catch him scrawling hateful screed in Jewish Borough Park.

Ex-NYPD Officer Arrested for Anti-Semitic Graffiti

NYPD Russian-Speaking Delegation in Israel

18 Jewish Russian-speaking policemen will take part in the Remembrance Day ceremony in Latrun.

NYPD Russian-Speaking Delegation in Israel

NYPD Officer Has Bar Mitzvah 14 Years Later

Mark Schwartz of Queens realizes bar mitzvah was something missing in his life, now feels 'proud to be a Jew.'

NYPD Officer Has Bar Mitzvah 14 Years Later

Missing Son of Jewish Columnist Found in NYC

Son of Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby found in New York City Thursday night, had been missing since Monday.

Missing Son of Jewish Columnist Found in NYC

Caught on Tape: Suspect in NY Millionaire's Murder

Security camera footage released by NYPD shows suspect who lurked around Hassidic millionaire Stark's home frequently.

Caught on Tape: Suspect in NY Millionaire's Murder

Who Killed New York Hareidi Millionaire?

Police suspect business partner in the murder of Satmar Hassid and prominent businessman Menachem Stark.

Who Killed New York Hareidi Millionaire?