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

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.Dan Verbin, 25/08/2021 21:01
Search underway off Long Island beach for stolen Torah scrolls and other sacred items

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.Dan Verbin, 24/08/2021 22:15
Suspect arrested for stealing Torah scrolls from Long Island synagogue

Suspect arrested for stealing Torah scrolls from Long Island synagogue

Man who vandalized Chabad synagogue in Long Island and stole Torah scrolls apprehended.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 24/08/2021 07:03
This Long Island community saved its Jewish school - by buying it

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.'Stewart Ain, JTA, 06/08/2021 08:10
Long Island town takes action against Ben & Jerry's

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2021 01:04
Long Island Jewish couple face anti-Semitic threat from neighbor

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.Dan Verbin, 14/06/2021 14:51
Mass shooting at Long Island grocery store

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.Dan Verbin, 20/04/2021 21:09
NY Jewish newspaper stirs up Capitol riot controversy

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.Shira Hanau, JTA, 22/01/2021 13:51
'Coronavirus cases are on the rise, please trust us,' NY doctor pleads

'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.Shira Hanau, JTA, 02/09/2020 08:18
Muslim man saves kosher cafe and bakery

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/07/2019 01:50
Swastikas, anti-Semitic graffiti spray-painted on LI high school

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

Nassau County school vandalized with anti-Semitic messages and name of notorious street gang.JTA, 28/08/2017 19:45
Police impersonator arrested trying to enter New York synagogue

Police impersonator arrested trying to enter New York synagogue

Would-be infiltrator flees scene after being asked to show identity.JTA, 16/08/2017 13:22
NY rabbi seriously injured by hit-and-run in front of 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.David Rosenberg, 14/12/2016 10:59
11 injured in train accident on Long Island

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.Ben Ariel, 09/10/2016 06:28
Rifles, Nazi paraphernalia found in New York home

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.JTA, 20/06/2016 05:34
Body of missing Jewish paddleboarder found

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.JTA, 20/06/2016 01:07
New York Medical Student Found

New York Medical Student Found

Yosef "Yossi" Gerson missing since Monday. Family asks for help finding him, offers $20,000 reward.Eliran Aharon, 11/10/2015 07:25
New York Man Arrested Over 'Knockout Game' Attacks

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.Ari Soffer, 18/12/2013 22:49
Long Island Jew Claims He Was Evicted Over Mezuzah

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 mezuzahRina Tzvi , 16/07/2013 18:23
Video: 23 Year-Old Jew Assaulted in New York

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.Eliran Aharon, New York, 28/05/2013 00:46
NY Teen Threatens to Blow Up Yeshiva

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. Arutz Sheva staff, 18/04/2013 11:29
Communities Pull Together to Survive in Queens, LI

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.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 08/11/2012 17:51
Long Island School Ignores Anti-Semitic Assaults

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. Rachel Hirshfeld, 14/05/2012 17:11