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NYPD to increase presence in Jewish communities

NYPD to increase presence in Jewish communities

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio condemns anti-Semitic violence in the city: Hatred has no place here.Elad Benari, 24/05/2021 02:05
Man attacked and brutally beaten in Brooklyn

Man attacked and brutally beaten in Brooklyn

NYPD searching for suspect who attacked a 49-year-old man and seriously injured him last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2021 02:04
NYPD creates hate crime panel to include bereaved Hasidic mother

NYPD creates hate crime panel to include bereaved Hasidic mother

Hasidic woman whose son was murdered by terrorists to be included on new NYPD hate crime advisory panel.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 21/04/2021 13:32
Watch: Chabad Jews help snow-stuck NYPD vehicle

Watch: Chabad Jews help snow-stuck NYPD vehicle

Chabad yeshiva students stop to help police vehicle which got stuck in the snow near 770.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/02/2021 15:21
NYPD union endorses Trump

NYPD union endorses Trump

NYPD Sergeants Benevolent Association says that "Trump Administration has an undisputed record of supporting police"Arutz Sheva, 03/11/2020 21:07
Homeless man arrested for mugging of Jewish NYPD chaplain

Homeless man arrested for mugging of Jewish NYPD chaplain

Arrest made after NYPD chief chaplain Rabbi Alvin Kass, 84, was mugged during his early morning walk on Upper West Side.Marcy Oster/JTA, 02/09/2020 19:32
Jewish NY police chaplain mugged during morning walk

Jewish NY police chaplain mugged during morning walk

NYPD chief chaplain Rabbi Alvin Kass, 84, mugged during early morning walk on Upper West Side.Marcy Oster/JTA, 01/09/2020 18:32
NYPD looking for three suspects in anti-Semitic attack in Brooklyn

NYPD looking for three suspects in anti-Semitic attack in Brooklyn

NYPD looking for three men suspected of beating 51-year-old Orthodox Jewish man and yelling anti-Semitic slurs at him in Brooklyn.Elad Benari, 14/07/2020 01:12
Watch: Jews cheer and salute NYPD in Crown Heights

Watch: Jews cheer and salute NYPD in Crown Heights

Jews cheer and salute the NYPD as hundreds of officers walk past Chabad World Headquarters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2020 06:24
NYPD shuts illegal Brooklyn yeshiva with 100 children inside

NYPD shuts illegal Brooklyn yeshiva with 100 children inside

New York Police Department closes yeshiva in Brooklyn after neighbors inform that school operated in violation of city and state orders.Mordechai Sones, 18/05/2020 21:39
NYPD tries to disperse Jewish funeral in Borough Park

NYPD tries to disperse Jewish funeral in Borough Park

Incident comes two days after large funeral gathering in Williamsburg prompted Mayor de Blasio to single out the entire Jewish community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/05/2020 03:28
De Blasio cannot properly address NYC antisemtic attacks

De Blasio cannot properly address NYC antisemtic attacks

The significance of special NYPD patrols assigned to synagogues is by far outweighed by the atmosphere of lawlessness that is prevailing all around the city.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 04/01/2020 19:59
NYPD to increase presence in Jewish areas

NYPD to increase presence in Jewish areas

New York City Mayor announces increased protection for Jews in Boro Park, Crown Heights and Williamsburg following string of attacks.Elad Benari, Canada, 27/12/2019 21:20
NY to up police presence in Jewish neighborhood on Rosh Hashana

NY to up police presence in Jewish neighborhood on Rosh Hashana

New York Police Department vows to increase security for Jewish new year amid rise in anti-Semitic attacks.Marcy Oster/JTA, 19/09/2019 22:07
NYPD: Over half of reported hate crimes this year anti-Semitic

NYPD: Over half of reported hate crimes this year anti-Semitic

152 anti-Semitic hate crimes have been reported this year so far in NYC, compared to 93 over the same period last year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2019 10:02
Three suspicious packages found in downtown New York

Three suspicious packages found in downtown New York

New York police declare suspicious packages safe, investigates whether they were left behind.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2019 17:04
New York suffering 'anti-Semitism crisis,' Council speaker says

New York suffering 'anti-Semitism crisis,' Council speaker says

New York police report near doubling of hate crimes in 2019. Nearly two-thirds are anti-Semitic.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 01/06/2019 22:16
Brooklyn police investigating 2 unprovoked anti-Semitic attacks

Brooklyn police investigating 2 unprovoked anti-Semitic attacks

ADL offers reward for information leading to arrests of assailants responsible for two physical assaults on Jews in New York last week.Marcy Oster, JTA, 13/05/2019 08:12
Jews targeted in NYC more than all other groups combined

Jews targeted in NYC more than all other groups combined

New York saw more hate crimes against Jews in 2018 than all other targeted groups combined, according to police figures.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 28/12/2018 22:09
Watch: Lone policeman fights group of vagrants at NY subway

Watch: Lone policeman fights group of vagrants at NY subway

Viral video catches police officer fending off group of vagrants on subway platform. Officer had no idea he had since become a hero.Tal Polon, 27/12/2018 11:18
CNN building in New York evacuated due to bomb threat

CNN building in New York evacuated due to bomb threat

Time Warner Center evacuated after unsubstantiated telephone threat.Ben Ariel, 07/12/2018 06:58
Anti-Semitic attacks in Brooklyn caught on video

Anti-Semitic attacks in Brooklyn caught on video

NYPD circulating surveillance video of group of teens who it says carried out series of recent anti-Semitic attacks in Brooklyn.Ben Ariel, 08/11/2018 01:04
NYPD says Brooklyn attack was a hate crime

NYPD says Brooklyn attack was a hate crime

New York police determine the assault of an Orthodox Jewish man in Brooklyn was a hate crime.Elad Benari, 15/10/2018 02:03
Watch: Illegal Torah celebration leaves 1 arrested in Boro Park

Watch: Illegal Torah celebration leaves 1 arrested in Boro Park

Celebration escorting Torah scroll turns ugly when NYPD orders unauthorized march to disperse. Police need additional units to handle riot.Tzvi Lev, 08/10/2018 10:04
NYPD adjusting security plans for New Year's Eve

NYPD adjusting security plans for New Year's Eve

New York police will adjust security plans for New Year’s Eve celebrations following suicide bombing in subway tunnel.Elad Benari, 13/12/2017 05:13
NYC terrorist drove yeshiva students home to Lakewood

NYC terrorist drove yeshiva students home to Lakewood

Lakewood yeshiva students shocked to realize that NYC terrorist drove them home a week before carrying out a deadly attack in Manhatten.Tzvi Lev, 02/11/2017 15:24
Arson suspected in Manhattan synagogue fire

Arson suspected in Manhattan synagogue fire

New York police believe fire at historic Lower East Side synagogue could have been arson.Ben Ariel, 17/05/2017 04:37
2 of every 3 NYC subway hate crimes this year targeted Jews

2 of every 3 NYC subway hate crimes this year targeted Jews

NYPD reports that anti-Semitic graffiti is the most common hate crime on New York City subways. Hate crimes up four times year over year.JTA, 26/04/2017 18:28
Brooklyn: stronger security measures during Pesach

Brooklyn: stronger security measures during Pesach

Community leaders meet with police representatives to coordinate security procedures for upcoming Pesach holiday.Yoel Domb, 28/03/2017 14:15
NYPD: One man behind bomb threats

NYPD: One man behind bomb threats

Deputy NYPD Commissioner says investigators believe one man is behind bomb threats against Jewish institutions.Elad Benari, 10/03/2017 03:13
Arrest made in JCC bomb threats

Arrest made in JCC bomb threats

FBI makes at least one arrest in New York in connection with bomb threats against Jewish institutions.Elad Benari, Canada, 03/03/2017 20:10
NYPD chaplain rabbi gets historic promotion

NYPD chaplain rabbi gets historic promotion

Rabbi Alvin Kass, a NYPD chaplain for 50 years, promoted to become the highest-ranking chaplain ever in the department.JTA, 22/12/2016 21:20
NYPD sees 'huge spike' in hate crimes post-election

NYPD sees 'huge spike' in hate crimes post-election

New York Police Department says it has seen a dramatic rise in hate crimes following the election, the majority directed at Jews.JTA, 06/12/2016 02:31
25 injured in explosion in Manhattan

25 injured in explosion in Manhattan

25 people suffer minor injuries in explosion in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan which may have been caused by an explosive device.Ben Ariel, 18/09/2016 05:30
Man attacks officers in Manhattan

Man attacks officers in Manhattan

Police officer shoots a man carrying a meat cleaver on 32nd and Broadway. Motive for incident unclear.Ben Ariel, 16/09/2016 01:32
NYPD arrests suspect in imam's shooting

NYPD arrests suspect in imam's shooting

New York Police Department has a person in custody in connection with the weekend shooting deaths of a Queens imam and his assistant.Ben Ariel, 16/08/2016 03:36
No discipline for 'marriage proposal' officers

No discipline for 'marriage proposal' officers

New York City police officers who staged a fake traffic stop as part of a Jewish couple's wedding proposal won't face disciplinary action.JTA, 03/08/2016 02:40
NYPD officers help Jewish man with proposal

NYPD officers help Jewish man with proposal

Three New York Police Department police officers stage a fake traffic stop as part of a Jewish man's wedding proposal.JTA, 01/08/2016 03:27
Man injured in Central Park explosion

Man injured in Central Park explosion

NYPD believe an explosion in Central Park was caused by homemade explosives.Ben Ariel, 04/07/2016 01:13
Jewish businessman arrested in corruption probe

Jewish businessman arrested in corruption probe

Brooklyn Jewish businessman, three New York police officers arrested in a wide-ranging federal corruption investigation.JTA, 21/06/2016 03:02
NYPD chief chaplain attacked in Manhattan

NYPD chief chaplain attacked in Manhattan

80-year-old rabbi who serves as the New York Police Department’s chief chaplain assaulted, suffers minor injuries.JTA, 21/06/2016 01:57
NYPD search for illiterate anti-Semitic vandal

NYPD search for illiterate anti-Semitic vandal

Police hunt man caught on video painting swastika on Manhattan building, who evidently needs spelling lessons.Shoshana Miskin, 29/05/2016 20:02
4 boys arrested in Crown Heights bus arson

4 boys arrested in Crown Heights bus arson

New York police arrested four more boys in connection with allegedly setting fire to a Jewish school bus in Brooklyn.Ben Ariel, Canada, 13/05/2016 20:40
Ex-leader of security patrol charged with bribery

Ex-leader of security patrol charged with bribery

Former Shomrim leader charged in federal court with bribing New York police officers.JTA, 20/04/2016 01:49
NYPD disciplines cops over bribes from businessmen

NYPD disciplines cops over bribes from businessmen

NYPD puts two officers on modified assignment over evidence indicating they accepted cash from two Jewish businessmen.JTA, 08/04/2016 03:05
NYPD increases Passover security

NYPD increases Passover security

Following terror attacks in Europe and concerns over attacks in the US, NYPD announce preparations to protect haredim in Brooklyn.Haim Lev, Shoshana Miskin, 04/04/2016 07:46
NYPD and Brooklyn Shomrim join forces

NYPD and Brooklyn Shomrim join forces

Meeting calls to beef up security for haredi schools in light of Islamic extremist threat.Haim Lev, 06/01/2016 13:17
NYPD scratching head over arsons targeting Jews

NYPD scratching head over arsons targeting Jews

After releasing first suspect, NYPD trying to determine if string of arsons in Forest Hills are anti-Semitic hate crimes or simply random.Haim Lev, 10/12/2015 11:40
Chabad's 770 headquarters evacuated in bomb threat

Chabad's 770 headquarters evacuated in bomb threat

NYPD takes no chances with call from a psych ward, evacuating Chabad center; just hours earlier security briefing held with Jewish leaders.Ari Yashar, 09/12/2015 07:29
NYPD: Arson at Jewish homes not a hate crime

NYPD: Arson at Jewish homes not a hate crime

Police say fires at homes of Bukharan Jews in Forest Hills not motivated by anti-Semitism, but opposition to construction on the property.Cynthia Blank, 06/12/2015 11:51
Police: Firebomb Didn't Target Yeshiva Students

Police: Firebomb Didn't Target Yeshiva Students

NYPD spokesman says firebomb attack in Manhattan did not target two yeshiva students but rather the manager of a nearby business.Ben Ariel, 13/10/2015 04:12
NYPD Investigates BB Gun Attacks on Orthodox Jews

NYPD Investigates BB Gun Attacks on Orthodox Jews

Two victims injured in Kew Garden Hills in 10 days; city council members reveal both looked identifiably religious.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2015 11:25
Murderer of NY Jewish Jeweler Arrested

Murderer of NY Jewish Jeweler Arrested

NYPD nab MTA driver who purposely ran over Aron Aranbayev after getting into an argument.Haim Lev, 02/08/2015 13:13
Paintball Attacks Targeting Jews in Brooklyn

Paintball Attacks Targeting Jews in Brooklyn

NYPD searching for culprits in recent string of attacks with a paintball gun targeting religious Jews in Brooklyn.Cynthia Blank, 08/07/2015 16:31
Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes Spike in NYC

Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes Spike in NYC

27% increase in anti-Semitic crimes in the Big Apple as of June 2015 as hate crimes in general become more frequent.Tova Dvorin, 29/06/2015 16:27
Plainclothes Cop Shot in Face in Queens

Plainclothes Cop Shot in Face in Queens

Officer Brian Moore, 25, is in critical condition after being shot in the cheek; suspect is the cousin of a former NY Giants cornerback.Tova Dvorin, 03/05/2015 10:12
Every Holiday Season Now Comes With Muslim Terrorism

Every Holiday Season Now Comes With Muslim Terrorism

If gift wrapping and church going are Christmas traditions, carrying out massacres during other people's holiday celebrations is a Muslim tradition. Daniel Greenfield, 06/01/2015 06:04