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From Monsey to the Gaza border

Volunteers from US-based rescue organization CommSAR join the effort to find victims of the Hamas invasion of Israel.

From Monsey to the Gaza border

Extremists spill harmful chemicals to prevent Sukkot party

Neturei Karta members attempted to ruin the Chabad event by spilling odorous chemicals in the parking lot where it was scheduled to occur.

Extremists spill harmful chemicals to prevent Sukkot party

Renowned Manhattan philanthropist dies of sudden heart attack

Rabbi Avraham Melohn, a noted community leader and philanthropist from Manhattan, suffered a fatal heart attack yesterday.

Renowned Manhattan philanthropist dies of sudden heart attack

Boy rescued from frozen NY lake by Jewish emergency services

After youth falls into icy Lake Suzanne, passersby along with Hatzolah and Chaverim spring into action saving his life.

Boy rescued from frozen NY lake by Jewish emergency services

Bus crashes into Monsey, NY house, 21 people sent to hospital

School bus in Rockland County hits cars and then crashes into house, with trapped passengers rescued and taken to hospital.

Bus crashes into Monsey, NY house, 21 people sent to hospital

Arrest made after inside of synagogue vandalized with swastikas

Suspect charged with hate crime for vandalizing inside of synagogue with swastikas and antisemitic graffiti.

Arrest made after inside of synagogue vandalized with swastikas

Swastikas drawn on Monsey, NY synagogue

Vandal draws swastikas and Nazi phrases on the Sanzer Shul in Monsey, New York.

Swastikas drawn on Monsey, NY synagogue

Monsey Hanukkah attack killer may be transferred back to NY

Two years after the deadly attack, accused killer may be transferred from Missouri to a mental health facility in New York.

Monsey Hanukkah attack killer may be transferred back to NY

Filmmaker visits 'unbelievable Hasidic Jewish Torah celebration'

YouTuber Peter Santenello documents experience visiting a Torah dedication ceremony in Monsey.

Filmmaker visits 'unbelievable Hasidic Jewish Torah celebration'

Can haredi Jews be Jewish Nationalists?

If Galut is really the punishment that it is said to be in the Torah, the Torah must not have foreseen Monsey, NY. Or did it? Op-ed.

Can haredi Jews be Jewish Nationalists?

'Meeting hassidic Jewish celebrities - How are they different?'

Peter Santenello 'makes videos showing you a world that the media fails to capture.' He discovered Monsey's hassidim and can't get enough.

'Meeting hassidic Jewish celebrities - How are they different?'

Table used to stop Monsey attacker turned into a menorah stand

Coffee table hurled at Monsey synagogue attacker turned into dreidel-shaped menorah.

Table used to stop Monsey attacker turned into a menorah stand

Hasidic Jew leads effort to fight coronavirus

Chaim Lebovits of Monsey encourages Jews who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate their blood plasma and help others battling the virus.

Hasidic Jew leads effort to fight coronavirus

Jews felt safe in Germany, too

Jews felt safe in Germany, too

When all Jews march together, we shall overcome

When all Jews march together, we shall  overcome

No evidence linking Monsey stabber with earlier attack

Police say there is no evidence to link Thomas Grafton to a November stabbing in the area that left Orthodox man critically injured.

No evidence linking Monsey stabber with earlier attack

Monsey stabber charged with hate crimes

Federal prosecutors charge Grafton Thomas with 5 hate crimes after he broke into synagogue, stabbed 5 people.

Monsey stabber charged with hate crimes

Monsey stabbing suspect may be linked to earlier attack

Authorities investigating whether Grafton Thomas is tied to a recent stabbing near a local synagogue.

Monsey stabbing suspect may be linked to earlier attack

Watch: Monsey synagogue stabbing suspect arrested in Harlem

Suspect in machete attack on Monsey synagogue arrested in Harlem, after wounded five Jews during Hanukkah candle-lightning ceremony.

Watch: Monsey synagogue stabbing suspect arrested in Harlem

'I started screaming and ran to the synagogue'

Man who fought Monsey stabber recalls stabbing attack at rabbi's house, says he 'pushed everyone outside.'

'I started screaming and ran to the synagogue'

'Jews are afraid to show outward signs of Jewish faith'

New York, Israeli, officials issue response to Monsey stabbing attack.

'Jews are afraid to show outward signs of Jewish faith'

At least five Jews stabbed in New York

Man who entered rabbi's home in Monsey and stabbed five people during Hanukkah celebration is apprehended.

At least five Jews stabbed in New York

Monsey: Neturei Karta center destroyed in fire - again

House used by Neturei Karta in Monsey completely destroyed in fire. Building operated by the group was destroyed in fire 12 years earlier.

Monsey: Neturei Karta center destroyed in fire - again

Police: No evidence that Monsey stabbing was hate crime

Police in the town of Ramapo say there's no evidence that stabbing of Orthodox Jewish man in Monsey on Wednesday was a hate crime.

Police: No evidence that Monsey stabbing was hate crime

Israeli Consul Gen. arrives at scene of attack in Monsey

Consul Dani Dayan speaks with local police about efforts to find man who stabbed, critically injured Jew near a synagogue.

Israeli Consul Gen. arrives at scene of attack in Monsey

Monsey: Jewish man stabbed, in critical condition

Stabbing attack on Orthodox Jewish man in Monsey, New York leaves victim in critical condition. Victim attacked en route to synagogue.

Monsey: Jewish man stabbed, in critical condition

Less than 150 women attend pro-vaccine event in Monsey

Event in NY haredi community comes less than a month after same hall was filled with hundreds for anti-vaccine event.

Less than 150 women attend pro-vaccine event in Monsey

Hundreds of haredim attend anti-vaccine symposium in Monsey

Jews being persecuted as disease carriers amid outbreak of measles, NY rabbi says at a symposium with leaders of anti-vaccination movement.

Hundreds of haredim attend anti-vaccine symposium in Monsey

'Elder of the Admorim' passes away

Skulener Rebbe, Rabbi Yisrael Avraham Portugal, passes away Monday in US. He was 96.

'Elder of the Admorim' passes away

12 injured after sukkah collapses in Monsey

Major disaster narrowly averted after balcony in heavily Jewish town collapses.

12 injured after sukkah collapses in Monsey

Monsey residents suspected of defrauding $14 million arrested

Seven Rockland County directors suspected of committing fraud with government program funds to increase access to computers and Internet.

Monsey residents suspected of defrauding $14 million arrested

Monsey man accidentally runs over, kills daughter

Hassidic community in Monsey devastated after toddler killed in tragic accident in front of family's home.

Monsey man accidentally runs over, kills daughter

Leader of Visnitz Hasidim in critical condition

Rabbi Mordechai Hager hospitalized at Mount Sinai hospital in New York after health takes a turn for the worse.

Leader of Visnitz Hasidim in critical condition

Monsey resident mugged after evening prayers

Muggers armed with a gun and knife assault haredi man in Monsey - but are foiled by local volunteers.

Monsey resident mugged after evening prayers

Meet the haredi rabbi leading the fight against child abuse

Rabbi Yakov Horowitz, founder of Monsey-based Darchei Noam Yeshiva, visits Israel to promote awareness of child abuse.

Meet the haredi rabbi leading the fight against child abuse

Satmar hassidim heckle Israeli Minister in Monsey

Deputy Education Minister Meir Porush was attending Shabbat services in Monsey, New York, when Satmar extremists burst in and heckled him.

Satmar hassidim heckle Israeli Minister in Monsey

Watch: Shabbat protest against store that sells smartphones

Haredi activists in Monsey, New York, demonstrate outside the house of a store owner who sells smartphones.

Watch: Shabbat protest against store that sells smartphones

'Hatzalah' in US under police investigation

Police claim they were only notified of tragic drowning a week later. Jewish community dismisses investigation as smear campaign.

'Hatzalah' in US under police investigation

Monsey Jews protest 'anti-Semitic abuse' of 3-year-old boy

Jewish residents of Monsey, New York say 3-year-old boy was violently thrown into squad car after he was locked out of his home.

Monsey Jews protest 'anti-Semitic abuse' of 3-year-old boy

Tragedy in Monsey: Toddler run over, killed by taxi

18-month-old boy hit and killed by taxi in Monsey, New York.

Tragedy in Monsey: Toddler run over, killed by taxi

Young haredi man found dead in Monsey

19-year-old haredi, whose family lived in Israel in the past, found dead by friends in Monsey.

Young haredi man found dead in Monsey

Yeshiva student killed in car accident in Monsey

One yeshiva student killed, another severely injured by out of control car on Route 202.

Yeshiva student killed in car accident in Monsey

Tragedy again strikes Monsey family

Monsey family, which lost their mother to illness at a young age, bereaved again as 18-year old daughter killed while crossing the street.

Tragedy again strikes Monsey family

Rabbi sued by sex offender for exposing him on Twitter

Rabbi Ya'akov Horowitz of Rockland, NY, is being sued for slander by a convicted sex offender for exposing him as such on Twitter.

Rabbi sued by sex offender for exposing him on Twitter

Haredi leader blasts Rockland County executive as 'anti-Semitic'

Orthodox residents of Monsey, NY stunned by alleged statements of county executive calling to 'stop growth of Orthodox community'.

Haredi leader blasts Rockland County executive as 'anti-Semitic'

Bridging Monsey and Jerusalem

Ramat Givat Ze'ev, a new community in the Jerusalem hills, is attracting hundreds of families from the US - and Torah institutions.

Bridging Monsey and Jerusalem