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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

ADL offers $5,000 reward following antisemitic attack in Crown Heights

Anti-Defamation League offers reward for info on assailant who attacked 21-year-old hasidic man in Brooklyn.

ADL offers $5,000 reward following attack in Crown Heights

Jewish man randomly punched in the nose in Brooklyn

Jewish man was punched in the nose in Crown Heights section of Brooklyn by man who crossed the street and allegedly attacked him.

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The walls of this home would speak in Yiddish

If the walls in this Crown Heights house could talk, they’d speak Yiddish.

The walls of this home would speak in Yiddish

Anti-vaccine group places unapproved ads at New York bus stop

An anti-vaccine ad by an Orthodox group briefly took over a Crown Heights bus stop.

Anti-vaccine group places unapproved ads at New York bus stop

Moshe Feldman, Crown Heights physician who cared for Lubavitcher Rebbe, has died at 80

Crown Heights doctor who treated Rabbi Menachem Mendeel Schneerson for years dies at age 80.

Lubavitcher Rebbe's doctor, Moshe Feldman, dies at 80

Brooklyn Jewish woman asked ‘Are you a Jew?’ and then slapped

Assault of Jewish woman is the latest in a string of recent anti-Semitic attacks in Brooklyn.

Brooklyn Jewish woman asked ‘Are you a Jew?’ and then slapped

Crown Heights Jewish man punched in the face, called anti-Semitic slur

Visibly Jewish man was accosted by five men, one of whom punched him in the face and called him an anti-Semitic slur.

Jewish man punched in the face by group of men in Crown Heights

NYPD searching for man who assaulted pregnant Jewish woman in Brooklyn

New York City police looking for 40-year old assailant who attacked pregnant Jewish woman in Crown Heights.

NYPD searching for man who assaulted pregnant Jewish woman

Jewish man hit in head by projectile fired from car in Brooklyn

NYPD searching for three suspects after Jewish man hit in head by unknown projectile in Crown Heights, New York.

Jewish man hit in head by projectile fired from car in Brooklyn

Man arrested after anti-Semitic spitting attack in Crown Heights, New York

A Jewish woman on her way to pick up her son at the bus stop was spit on by a man who yelled anti-Semitic slurs at her.

Man arrested after anti-Semitic spitting attack in Crown Heights

Yeshiva student shot with BB gun in Brooklyn

Lubavitcher yeshiva student shot in drive-by BB gun shooting in Crown Heights.

Yeshiva student shot with BB gun in Brooklyn

50 stunning scenes from Sukkot preparations in Crown Heights

Photographer Haim Twito documented the sale of the Four Species in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, ahead of the holiday of Sukkot.

50 stunning scenes from holiday preparations in Crown Heights

NYPD probe anti-Semitic assault in Crown Heights

'F***ing Jew, I'm going to kill you.' Member of Chabad movement attacked in Brooklyn by man who threatened to murder him.

NYPD probe anti-Semitic assault in Crown Heights

The 30th anniversary of the Crown Heights Pogrom

False narrative written about the Crown Heights Pogrom was being told once again as we observed its 30th anniversary on August 19th. Op-ed.

The 30th anniversary of the Crown Heights Pogrom

Rabbi Pinchas Korf, longtime educator, passes away at 86

Chabad-Lubavitch community mourns the passing of famed 'mashpia' Rabbi Pinchas Korf, whose health deteriorated following COVID-19 infection.

Rabbi Pinchas Korf, longtime educator, passes away at 86

Crown Heights community reaffirms support for NYC mayoral candidate Eric Adams

After 14-second video circulates with out of context clip attempting to change community's mind, umbrella group doubles down on endorsement.

Crown Heights community reaffirms support for Eric Adams

Chabad throws support behind Eric Adams for Mayor of NYC

Crown Heights community endorsed long-time supporter of NYC's Jews, others expected to follow lead.

Chabad throws support behind Eric Adams for Mayor of NYC

Spectacular Photographs: Crown Heights covered in snow

As heavy snowstorm hits New York, Chabad photographer Haim Touito documents the streets of Crown Heights covered in snow.

Spectacular Photographs: Crown Heights covered in snow

Watch: Stabbing attempt in Crown Heights

Video on social media shows attempted stabbing of Jew this past Saturday night. Police searching for suspect.

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Crown Heights Sukkot celebration canceled, truck will bring music to the crowd

“We are doing it this year on a truck with music and singers on it. People at home will be able to come out of their houses to enjoy.”

Crown Heights celebration canceled, truck will carry the music

On the eve of Gimmel Tammuz: Searching for the Word of Hashem

3 Tammuz, is the Lubavitcher Rebbe's 26th Yom Hillula: "It is forbidden to relinquish any part of Israel to a Gentile, no matter how small."

On the eve of Gimmel Tammuz: Searching for the Word of Hashem

Riots, the Rebbe, and the Mayor

Mayor of New York, David Dinkins visited the Rebbe after the 1991 race riots that victimized Jews. Here is their conversation.

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Watch: Jews cheer and salute NYPD in Crown Heights

Jews cheer and salute the NYPD as hundreds of officers walk past Chabad World Headquarters.

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Reporting from coronavirus-stricken Crown Heights

Crown Heights resident David Cromby says that almost every home has someone infected and tells of special Torah scroll being written.

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Watch: A wedding in the streets of Crown Heights

Young couple leaves roof of convertible open so that community members can stand on their porches, wave, and offer congratulations.

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By rabbinic order: 770 completely closed for first time in history

Lubavitch rabbis close Chabad world HQ at 770 Eastern Parkway after coronavirus cases discovered in Crown Heights.

770 completely closed for first time in history

Jewish woman assaulted in Crown Heights, Brooklyn

'Horrifying to watch'. Teenage assailant beats middle-aged Jewish woman in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

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Woman attacks three Jewish women in Brooklyn, New York

Police arrest 30-year-old woman who attacked three young Jewish women in Crown Heights, New York.

Three Jewish women attacked in New York

Teens throw rocks at Jewish school bus in Brooklyn

3 teenagers attack bus filled with children from Chabad elementary school in Crown Heights.

Teens throw rocks at Jewish school bus in Brooklyn

Watch: Simchat Beit Hashoeva in Crown Heights

Thousands of Chabad hasidim sing and dance with Torah scrolls during Sukkot celebration in Crown Heights, New York.

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Fire breaks out in 770

Fire began in closet for emergency lights' battery, reports say.

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Photos: Kapparot in Crown Heights

Photographer Haim Twito captures the annual kapparot ritual in Crown Heights, New York.

Photos: Kapparot in Crown Heights

Jewish man attacked with rock in Brooklyn

Group of men throw rock at Jewish delivery driver in Crown Heights, the second such attack in less than a week.

Jewish man attacked with rock in Brooklyn

Dani Dayan: 'Anti-Semitic attacks in NYC became a plague'

Dani Dayan, Israeli Consul in NY, speaks with rabbi who was brutally attacked in Crown Heights, demands 'zero tolerance.'

Dani Dayan: 'Anti-Semitic attacks in NYC became a plague'

Father-in-law of singer Benny Friedman hit in head with brick

Rabbi assaulted in Brooklyn, losing multiple teeth after being struck by brick. Police treating attack as hate crime.

Father-in-law of singer Benny Friedman hit in head with brick

Brooklyn Jewish school installs bullet-resistant doors

Crown Heights school installs bullet-resistant classroom doors in wake of mass shootings.

Brooklyn Jewish school installs bullet-resistant doors

Al Sharpton regrets using anti-Jewish rhetoric

Controversial reverend says he caused "harm" in inciting Crown Hights riots in which a student was killed, other violence.

Al Sharpton regrets using anti-Jewish rhetoric

One thing Crown Heights can do to really tackle anti-Semitism

Crown Heights rabbi suggests cause for uptick in hate crimes, offers possible solution.

One thing Crown Heights can do to really tackle anti-Semitism

Learning competition bans unvaccinated students

New York 'Chidon' bans unvaccinated students recently exposed to measles patient, asks parents and schools to act responsibly.

Learning competition bans unvaccinated students