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Nassau County proclaims ‘End Jew Hatred day’ in April

Long Island county becomes first legislature to declare April 29 'End Jew Hatred Day.'

Nassau County proclaims ‘End Jew Hatred day’ in April

Ex-Marine accused of plotting neo-Nazi attack on NY synagogue

Former US Marine accused of leading Long Island neo-Nazi group plotting to attack New York synagogue.

Ex-Marine accused of plotting neo-Nazi attack on NY synagogue

New York: Former school executive accused of embezzling over $8m

Former school executive allegedly stole more than $8 million from a Long Island Jewish day school.

New York: Former school executive accused of embezzling over $8m

Fifth shark attack in 2 weeks shocks Long Island beachgoers

Long Island beaches experience sudden string of scary shark attacks, with two recent incidents occurring in one day.

Fifth shark attack in 2 weeks shocks Long Island beachgoers

Gunman opens fire during Long Island hotel pool party

Shooting at luxury hotel pool party injuries three, with NYPD searching for suspect.

Gunman opens fire during Long Island hotel pool partyplayer

Officials denounce woman who sought to block synagogues from Long Island town

Woman who warned against influx of Orthodox Jews into small Long Island town comes under fire from state and local officials.

Officials slam woman who called to block influx of Orthodox Jewsplayer

BLATANT ANTI-SEMITISM: “It Can Happen Here” she warns.

A Long Island resident expresses her fears of an influx of Orthodox Jews at a town council meeting.

BLATANT ANTI-SEMITISM: “It Can Happen Here,” she warns.player

Hidden Sparks celebrates 5-year collaboration with HALB

Partnership helps educators better understand and help struggling learners in mainstream classrooms.

Hidden Sparks celebrates 5-year collaboration with HALB

5 hurt, 2 critically, in Woodmere car crash

Serious traffic accident in residential Long Island neighborhood on Saturday night,

5 hurt, 2 critically, in Woodmere car crash

Huntington latest NY town to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Long Island town joins other local municipalities in adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of anti-Semitism.

Huntington latest NY town to adopt IHRA anti-Semitism definition

Long Island hamlet hit with anti-Semitic graffiti hours before start of Rosh Hashanah

Chair on private beach in Copiague, Long Island defaced with swastika, outraging homeowners association.

Long Island hit with anti-Semitic graffiti before Rosh Hashanah

Swastika carved into playground slide at Long Island, NY school

After incident discovered, school district contacted county hate crimes unit.

Swastika carved into playground slide at Long Island, NY school

Great Neck, Long Island adopts IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Great Neck's mayor says that adoption will serve to send an important message about combating hatred.

Great Neck, Long Island adopts IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Search underway off Long Island beach for stolen Torah scrolls and other sacred items

Crews scramble to search coastline with worry that suspect may have thrown the two Torah scrolls into the Atlantic Ocean.

Search underway off Long Island beach for stolen Torah scrolls

Suspect arrested for stealing Torah scrolls from Long Island synagogue

Man who vandalized Chabad synagogue in Long Island and stole Torah scrolls apprehended.

1 arrested for stealing Torah scrolls from Long Island synagogue

This Long Island community saved its Jewish school - by buying it

Long Island leaders and parents save a Jewish day school by buying it. 'It's an essential part of Jewish life in central Long Island.'

This Long Island community saved its school - by buying it

Long Island town takes action against Ben & Jerry's

Town of Hempstead to cut ties and municipal contracts with Ben & Jerry’s and its parent company, Unilever.

Long Island town takes action against Ben & Jerry's

Long Island Jewish couple face anti-Semitic threat from neighbor

After property line dispute, man arrested for anti-Semitic rant and threats against couple who recently moved to area from New York City.

Long Island Jewish couple face anti-Semitic threat from neighbor

Mass shooting at Long Island grocery store

Three people were shot, with one employee dying and two customers being treated at local hospital. Suspect is still at large.

Mass shooting at Long Island grocery store

NY Jewish newspaper stirs up Capitol riot controversy

5 Towns Jewish Times banned from synagogues after it appeared to endorse protests in Capitol. Synagogue rabbi receives threatening note.

NY Jewish newspaper stirs up Capitol riot controversy

'Coronavirus cases are on the rise, please trust us,' NY doctor pleads

Citing COVID uptick, 138 Long Island Jewish doctors ask community to trust medical experts.

'Cases are on the rise, please trust us,' doctor pleads

Muslim man saves kosher cafe and bakery

Kosher bakery on Long Island was about to shut down when it was saved by a Muslim man. Since then, revenue has gone up 30 percent.

Muslim man saves kosher cafe and bakeryplayer

Swastikas, anti-Semitic graffiti spray-painted on LI high school

Nassau County school vandalized with anti-Semitic messages and name of notorious street gang.

Swastikas, anti-Semitic graffiti spray-painted on LI high school

Police impersonator arrested trying to enter New York synagogue

Would-be infiltrator flees scene after being asked to show identity.

Police impersonator arrested trying to enter New York synagogue

NY rabbi seriously injured by hit-and-run in front of synagogue

Driver flees after running down well-known elderly Long Island rabbi, leaving him seriously injured.

NY rabbi seriously injured by hit-and-run in front of synagogue

11 injured in train accident on Long Island

11 people suffer injuries in an accident involving a Long Island Rail Road passenger train and a work train.

11 injured in train accident on Long Island

Rifles, Nazi paraphernalia found in New York home

29-year-old with a assault rifles, bomb-making instructions and Nazi paraphernalia in his home arrested on weapons charges.

Assault rifles and Nazi paraphernalia found in New York home

Body of missing Jewish paddleboarder found

The body of a Long Island Jewish man who went missing while paddleboarding off the coast of Long Island was found.

Body of missing Jewish paddleboarder found off Long Island

New York Medical Student Found

Yosef "Yossi" Gerson missing since Monday. Family asks for help finding him, offers $20,000 reward.

New York Medical Student Found

New York Man Arrested Over 'Knockout Game' Attacks

Police believe 20 year-old Darryl Mitchell is responsible for at least seven random attacks - but more victims could be out there.

New York Man Arrested Over Brutal 'Knockout Game' Attacks

Long Island Jew Claims He Was Evicted Over Mezuzah

An Orthodox Jew living in Long Island is claiming that he has been evicted by his landlady after refusing to remove his mezuzah

Antisemitism? Long Island Jew Claims He Was Evicted Over Mezuzah

Video: 23 Year-Old Jew Assaulted in New York

A 23-year-old Jewish man was assaulted near Long Island on Sunday night. He did not require hospitalization.

Video: 23 Year-Old Jew Assaulted in New Yorkplayer

NY Teen Threatens to Blow Up Yeshiva

A Jewish high school student in Long Island has been arrested after threatening to blow up his Yeshiva.

NY Teen Arrested After Threatening to Blow Up Yeshiva

Communities Pull Together to Survive in Queens, LI

Communities are pulling together and families in Queens and Long Island are struggling to survive after Sandy and a nor'easter came by.

Communities Pull Together After Storms in Queens, Long Island

Long Island School Ignores Anti-Semitic Assaults

Students at a Long Island high school taunted a Jewish classmate, while the school refused to intervene, according to federal lawsuit.

Lawsuit: Long Island School Ignores Anti-Semitic Assaults