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Brooklyn synagogue window smashed with rocks

Two young boys caught on video smashing main window of Borough Park synagogue with two rocks, leading to hate crime investigation.

Borough Park synagogue window smashed with rocks

Arrest made in brutal beating of Crown Heights Jewish man

Driver who was beaten by gang with 5-year old son in car finally sees justice as one of the suspects arrested.

Arrest made in brutal beating of Crown Heights Jewish man

Jewish man assaulted in Crown Heights

Orthodox Jewish man assaulted in his car in Crown Heights in the presence of his five-year-old son.

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Brooklyn Jewish girls school vandalized by burglar

Suspect kicks in office doors in the school before fleeing.

Brooklyn Jewish girls school vandalized by burglar

Haredi pilot escapes burning plane

Pilot from the Borough Park manages to escape single engine plane engulfed in flames on taxiway, but suffers serious burns.

Haredi pilot escapes burning planeplayer

Former NYPD Deputy Chief Charles Scholl, longtime friend of Jewish community, dies at 64

Retired NYPD deputy chief was known for close relationship with Jewish community, and for working with volunteer Jewish organizations in NY.

Former NYPD deputy chief, friend of Jewish community, dies at 64player

Teens arrested for assaulting Jewish man in Brooklyn

Two teens accused of punching young Jewish man after trying to force him to say “Free Palestine.”

Teens arrested for assaulting Jewish man in Brooklyn

This Muslim basketball star is teaching Holocaust education

NBA star Enes Kanter Freedom brings Holocaust education to Muslim school in Brooklyn.

This Muslim basketball star is teaching Holocaust education

Vandal draws swastika on box in front of Brooklyn yeshiva

NYPD releases footage of individual who drew swastika on box in front of yeshiva hoping public will identify suspect.

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18-year old charged with hate crime for attacking NYC Jewish man walking to synagogue

Shabbat attack in Williamsburg being tried as hate crime after brazen assault leaves victim with severe injuries.

18-yr old charged for attacking Jewish man walking to synagogue

NYC department of education accused of religious discrimination against Jews

Series of meetings where candidates running for board positions are interviewed held on Shabbat, excluding Jewish parents from attending.

NYC department of education accused of religious discrimination

18 injured after active shooter scare at Barclays Center in Brooklyn

Stampede occurs after loud noise outside Barclays Center triggers fear of an active shooter situation.

18 injured after active shooter scare at Brooklyn arenaplayer

Jewish woman charged with hate crime for painting swastikas on NY bus stop

NYC Jewish woman charged with hate crime for allegedly spray painting swastika on a sign advocating fighting antisemitism.

Jewish woman charged with painting swastikas on NY bus stop

Brooklyn Jewish man shot with BB gun after synagogue targeted by shooter

Visibly Jewish man hit after passing SUV fires at Brooklyn synagogue, shattering front window.

Brooklyn Jewish man shot with BB gun after synagogue targeted

Brooklyn antisemitism awareness sign defaced with swastikas

Sign by Jewish advocacy organization calling for awareness of rising antisemitism was defaced with two swastikas in broad daylight.

Brooklyn antisemitism awareness sign defaced with swastikas

ADL offers reward for information on antisemitic attacks in Brooklyn

Anti-Defamation League offers reward of up to $5,000 for information on perpetrators of two assaults of Jewish men in Brooklyn.

ADL offers reward after antisemitic attacks in Brooklyn

Jewish cyclist killed in Brooklyn named as 35-year-old architect

Jewish cyclist killed in Brooklyn hit-and-run was an architect who studied multifaith spaces.

Jewish cyclist killed in Brooklyn named as 35-year-old architect

Brandeis grad convicted in 2018 Brooklyn synagogue attacks is arrested for subway mugging

Ex-NY City Hall intern and Brandeis grad convicted in 2018 of antisemitic vandalism is arrested for robbing a man on subway at knife-point.

Brandeis grad behind 2018 synagogue attacks arrested for mugging

Brooklyn family with 8 kids loses home to fire on last night of Passover

Family of ten in heavily Orthodox Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn left homeless after fire on last night of Passover destroys their house.

Boro Park family with 8 kids loses home in Passover fire

The 'Lebanese Groom' arrives in Israel

After discovering his Jewish heritage and converting, Eliya Hawila arrives in Israel for the first time - on his Lebanese passport.

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Brooklyn shooting suspect jailed without bail

Frank James appears in court for first time since being arrested over Brooklyn subway shooting.

Brooklyn shooting suspect jailed without bail

Officials: Brooklyn shooter tipped off police to his location

Law enforcement officials say Frank James was arrested after he himself called police to come get him.

'Brooklyn shooter tipped off police to his location'

Heroic New Yorker spots Brooklyn subway shooter, calls cops

Zack Tahhan recalls how he saw a man who looked like the description of the shooter on a security monitor and immediately called the cops.

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Brooklyn subway shooting suspect arrested

Man suspected of wounded 29 in mass shooting at a Brooklyn subway station arrested.

Brooklyn subway shooting suspect arrested

'Person of interest' upgraded to 'suspect' in Brooklyn shooting

Suspect in shooting which left nearly 30 wounded still on the loose, posted ranting racist videos on Youtube.

'Person of interest' upgraded to 'suspect' in Brooklyn shooting

Terror suspected in NY subway attack

Authorities say the man is armed and dangerous and have not ruled out terror as the motive for the deadly attack.

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'Person of interest' identified in Brooklyn subway shooting

Frank James, 62, identified as “a person of interest” in Brooklyn subway attack.

'Person of interest' identified in Brooklyn subway shooting

Brooklyn shooter identified through credit card used to rent a U-Haul

U-Haul cargo van that “connected with” shooting has also been located in Brooklyn.

Brooklyn shooter identified through credit card

New York governor responds to Brooklyn mass shooting: ‘It has to end and it ends now’

After mass shooting at Brooklyn subway station, Hochul vows to use resources of NY state to end the surge of crime that has engulfed NYC.

New York governor responds: ‘It has to end and it ends now’player

Live: 29 wounded in mass shooting at Brooklyn subway station

Police are investigating a shooting and an explosion at a Brooklyn train station where at least 29 people were injured.

29 wounded in Mass shooting at Brooklyn subway statiomplayer

Brooklyn teens viciously assault Hasidic man

Assault against Jewish man by group of teens being investigated as hate crime by NYPD and New York State Police.

Brooklyn teens viciously assault Hasidic man

'Lebanese Arab who got married posing as Jew is actually Jewish'

Brooklyn rabbi who researched ancestry of Eliya Haliwa,

'Lebanese Arab who got married posing as Jew is actually Jewish'

Two Brooklyn yeshiva students attacked with BB gun

Two yeshiva students were attacked in Brooklyn by assailants who shot at them with a BB gun and threw an object at them from a passing car.

Two Brooklyn yeshiva students attacked with BB gun

Elderly Jewish man assaulted on way to Brooklyn synagogue

Elderly Jewish assaulted during robbery in Flatbush, receives multiple blows with metal pole to face and head.

Elderly Jewish man assaulted on way to synagogue

Jewish man assaulted with metal cane in Brooklyn

Jewish man repeatedly hit in head by man wielding metal cane in possible hate crime attack.

Jewish man assaulted with metal cane in Brooklyn

From Brooklyn housewife to Zionist lobbyist

A fascinating but little-known chapter in the history of the campaign by Americans to help create the State of Israel. Op-ed.

From Brooklyn housewife to Zionist lobbyist

In Brooklyn’s ‘Little Odessa,’ Jews from Ukraine and Russia find the war ‘terrifying’

Jewish immigrants from Ukraine and Russia now living in Brooklyn's 'Little Odessa' lament outbreak of war in Eastern Europe.

In Brooklyn, Ukrainian and Russian Jews 'terrified' by the war

Brooklyn teen charged with hate crime for slapping Jewish man

17-year old charged with hate crime for slapping a Jewish man and knocking his kippah off in Brooklyn, NY.

Brooklyn teen charged with hate crime for slapping Jewish man

NYC Mayor: An attack on our Jewish community is an attack on every New Yorker

Mayor Eric Adams denounces antisemitic violence after Jewish teen attacked in Brooklyn.

'An attack on Jews is an attack on every New Yorker'player

Brooklyn yeshiva buses vandalized with swastikas

Multiple school buses belonging to a Williamsburg yeshiva were defaced with swastikas over the weekend.

Brooklyn yeshiva buses vandalized with swastikas