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Suspect arrested in Brooklyn yeshiva, synagogue arson

Suspect arrested in Brooklyn yeshiva, synagogue arson

Man also accused of assaulting Hasidic man several hours after starting yeshiva fire.Dan Verbin, 24/05/2021 14:43
Woman breaks into Brooklyn yeshiva, eats, steals $180 of food

Woman breaks into Brooklyn yeshiva, eats, steals $180 of food

Hungry thief breaks into Borough Park yeshiva at beginning of Shabbat. Police searching for perpetrator.Gary Willig, 15/03/2021 20:41
Rabbi Yehezkel Roth, the Karlsburger Rebbe, dead at 86

Rabbi Yehezkel Roth, the Karlsburger Rebbe, dead at 86

Hundreds of men pack into Brooklyn study hall and street for Hasidic rabbi’s funeral.Shira Hanau, JTA, 08/03/2021 07:33
Borough park synagogue goes up in flames

Borough park synagogue goes up in flames

Mother of New York State Senator Simcha Felder among those rescued from synagogue fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/12/2020 21:56
Lockdown in Borough Park

Lockdown in Borough Park

The coronavirus needs to be brought under control, but there has to be a fair method to the madness. Op-ed.Larry Gordon, 17/10/2020 21:00
Journalist's father expresses 'horror and disgust' at attacks

Journalist's father expresses 'horror and disgust' at attacks

Yitzchok Kornbluh, father of journalist who alerted police of prayer gathering: His agenda was to alert authorities, prevent further deaths.Mordechai Sones, 13/10/2020 21:15
Brooklyn activist Heshy Tischler arrested over lockdown protest

Brooklyn activist Heshy Tischler arrested over lockdown protest

Orthodox Jewish activist Heshy Tischler arrested following Borough Park anti-lockdown demonstration. Supporters mob journalist's home.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 12/10/2020 12:30
Borough Park protests Cuomo's lockdown restrictions

Borough Park protests Cuomo's lockdown restrictions

New York City Jewish community protests new lockdown restrictions imposed by Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio.Mordechai Sones, 11/10/2020 01:17
De Blasio: Police response to ‘disgusting’ assault of Orthodox journalist ‘will be fixed’

De Blasio: Police response to ‘disgusting’ assault of Orthodox journalist ‘will be fixed’

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he is unsatisfied with police response to assault on Orthodox reporter covering Brooklyn protest.Ben Sales/JTA, 08/10/2020 20:41
Brooklyn: Anti-lockdown mob beats fellow hasidic Jew

Brooklyn: Anti-lockdown mob beats fellow hasidic Jew

Protesters call Jewish man filming protest a "snitch," beat him and leave him in critical condition during protest against NY restrictions.Gary Willig, 07/10/2020 21:48
Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn protest against COVID crackdown

Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn protest against COVID crackdown

Protesters torch masks in Borough Park demonstration against New York's crackdown on neighborhoods with high coronavirus rates.Shira Hanau, JTA, 07/10/2020 08:43
Borough Park resident: There isn't a high rate of infection here

Borough Park resident: There isn't a high rate of infection here

Borough Park resident tells Arutz Sheva that local residents feel that the decision on restrictions are tainted with politics.Ben Shaul, 06/10/2020 00:09
The US census: We want 100% but we won’t even give 50%

The US census: We want 100% but we won’t even give 50%

The opportunity to be counted in the census is closing and you, as a member of the community, should be as upset as I am. Here's why. Op-ed.Ezra Friedlander, 21/08/2020 12:00
NYPD tries to disperse Jewish funeral in Borough Park

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/05/2020 03:28
Mitchell Silk becomes first Hasidic Jew to hold senior position in a US administration

Mitchell Silk becomes first Hasidic Jew to hold senior position in a US administration

Senate approves appointment of Mitchell Silk, a Hasidic Jew from Brooklyn, as assistant secretary of the Treasury for International Markets.Marcy Oster, JTA, 23/04/2020 22:41
Heartbreaking: Kaddish over the father who passed away from coronavirus

Heartbreaking: Kaddish over the father who passed away from coronavirus

Rabbi Mordechai Zev Halberstam, 42, from Borough Park, died from coronavirus. His children recited Kaddish at a small funeral.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/03/2020 00:06
100 people test positive for coronavirus in Borough Park

100 people test positive for coronavirus in Borough Park

Over 800 people test positive for coronavirus in New York City, including 100 in Hasidic neighborhood in Brooklyn.Marcy Oster/JTA, 17/03/2020 22:10
When all Jews march together, we shall  overcome

When all Jews march together, we shall overcome

New York Jewish liberal organizations are now standing in solidarity with their Orthodox brethren and will march against the hatred behind the rise in antisemitic hate crimes on January 5th. That is the first and crucial step.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 05/01/2020 04:00
Man arrested for pointing gun at Jew in Brooklyn

Man arrested for pointing gun at Jew in Brooklyn

Shomrim, NYPD cooperate to detain man who pointed handgun at Jewish man in Borough Park.Gary Willig, 12/12/2019 20:16
Have all of NY's elected officials gone AWOL as Jew hatred soars?

Have all of NY's elected officials gone AWOL as Jew hatred soars?

The stark realization is that Jew hatred has reached the kind of epidemiological proportions that are tantamount to those of pre-Nazi Europe. Ronald Edelstein, 01/12/2019 11:53
Suspect arrested over egg-throwing attack in Brooklyn

Suspect arrested over egg-throwing attack in Brooklyn

18-year-old Brooklyn male arrested in connection with egg-throwing attacks on Jews in Borough Park.Ben Ariel, 15/11/2019 06:22
Several Jews attacked in Brooklyn

Several Jews attacked in Brooklyn

Several identifiably Jewish men and boys attacked in a string of assaults in Borough Park.Ben Ariel and JTA, 05/11/2019 03:16
Borough Park attacker charged with hate crime

Borough Park attacker charged with hate crime

Brooklyn's District Attorney designates Borough Park assault on hasidic Jew as a hate crime.Tzvi Lev, 20/10/2018 22:03
Hasidic US judge sets high bail NY Muslim who attacked Jew

Hasidic US judge sets high bail NY Muslim who attacked Jew

Hassidic Judge Rachel Freier orders large bail for Muslim suspect after brutal assault on 62 year-old Jew earlier this week.Tzvi Lev, 18/10/2018 19:41
Watch: Jewish man brutally assaulted in New York City

Watch: Jewish man brutally assaulted in New York City

62-year-old man beaten on way to morning prayers in Brooklyn. One suspect in custody.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2018 19:41
Watch: Illegal Torah celebration leaves 1 arrested in Boro Park

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.Tzvi Lev, 08/10/2018 10:04
Boro Park and Five Towns have their own anti-Israel candidates

Boro Park and Five Towns have their own anti-Israel candidates

Check the tweets and websites of every candidate before it is too late. Cindy Grosz, 21/08/2018 19:33
Borough Park rabbi settles case with Vermont Police

Borough Park rabbi settles case with Vermont Police

Charges dropped against Borough Park man at the center of controversial arrest by Vermont Police after he pays a $100 fine.Tzvi Lev, 29/04/2018 14:46
Attempted kidnapping of Jewish child in Borough Park

Attempted kidnapping of Jewish child in Borough Park

Police arrest man who allegedly tried to lure a young boy into his car in New York haredi enclave.Tzvi Lev, 17/12/2017 07:41
Borough Park fights drug crisis

Borough Park fights drug crisis

New drug rehab center opens in religious Borough Park, following a long line of tragic drug-related deaths in the Jewish community.Tzvi Lev, 24/08/2017 09:49
Brooklyn yeshiva worker saves life by jumping into safe

Brooklyn yeshiva worker saves life by jumping into safe

Quick-thinking worker jumps into giant safe as it falls so it doesn't crush him.Gary Willig, 10/07/2017 22:55
Body of haredi found, 24 hours after disappearing

Body of haredi 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, 13/07/2016 23:44
Tragedy in LA: Two NYC Girls Killed in Car Crash

Tragedy in LA: Two NYC Girls Killed in Car Crash

Friends heading home to Borough Park struck in high speed head-on collision; two others injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2015 11:03
Ex-NYPD Officer Arrested for Anti-Semitic Graffiti

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.Ari Yashar, 05/05/2014 15:15
Reward Offered for Information on Graffiti

Reward Offered for Information on Graffiti

NYC Councilman offers reward for information on individuals responsible for hateful graffiti in Borough Park.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/06/2013 06:36
Levi Aron Sentenced to 40 Years for Kletzky Murder

Levi Aron Sentenced to 40 Years for Kletzky Murder

The man who confessed to murdering and dismembering eight-year-old Leiby Kletzky in Brooklyn will spend 40 years to life in prison.Hana Levi Julian, 30/08/2012 16:00
Jewish Neighborhood in Brooklyn Defaced

Jewish Neighborhood in Brooklyn Defaced

The Borough Park Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn was defaced with Nazi swastikas in a half-dozen different spots on Friday.Elad Benari, Canada, 16/06/2012 01:16
Leiby Kletzky Security Cameras Funded in Bklyn

Leiby Kletzky Security Cameras Funded in Bklyn

Funding has been approved to install security cameras to protect the Brooklyn neighborhood where 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky was killed.Chana Ya'ar, 21/05/2012 18:36
Who is Accused Killer Levi Aron?

Who is Accused Killer Levi Aron?

He seemed like an ordinary guy, though strange. But a child is dead in a grisly murder with Levi Aron's name on top billing. Chana Ya'ar, 14/07/2011 17:29
Suspect Caught in Boy's Murder

Suspect Caught in Boy's Murder

A 35-year-old suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder this week of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzy of Borough Park, Brooklyn.Chana Ya'ar, 13/07/2011 17:25