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NY official hit for suggesting Orthodox Jews aren’t ‘normal’

NY official hit for suggesting Orthodox Jews aren’t ‘normal’

County councilman in New York state criticized Governor Cuomo for meeting with Hasidic Jews, suggesting they aren't 'normal Jews'.JTA, 18/11/2018 15:26
7 arrested in $14 million scam to steal funds for NY yeshivas

7 arrested in $14 million scam to steal funds for NY yeshivas

Alleged scam uncovered to bilk federal program in the name of New York religious schools.JTA, 30/08/2018 15:10
Swastikas remain on trees in upstate NY town months later

Swastikas remain on trees in upstate NY town months later

Swastikas and Nazi slogans remain on dozens of trees in an upstate New York town months after they were first reported to local police.JTA, 08/02/2017 03:30
30 attend stranger's funeral in New York

30 attend stranger's funeral in New York

Galvanized by a Facebook post, 30 people showed up for a funeral where only the rabbi and the funeral director were expected.Rachel Kaplan, 22/08/2016 16:56
Attacks outside 2 NY rabbis seen as 'coordinated'

Attacks outside 2 NY rabbis seen as 'coordinated'

Incendiary devices detonated in front of the homes of two rabbis in suburban New York's Rockland County.JTA, 12/08/2016 05:06
FBI raids yeshiva vendors in Rockland County

FBI raids yeshiva vendors in Rockland County

FBI raids in Rockland County connected to probe on how yeshivas spent cash through the federal government’s E-rate program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/03/2016 04:16
YouTube Video Compares NY County to Nazis

YouTube Video Compares NY County to Nazis

Haredi org. attacks Facebook page which blames Jews for Rockland financial crisis. Page's authors deny anti-Semitism.Tova Dvorin, 27/03/2015 10:14
Maccabi Games Kick off with 'Minute for Munich'

Maccabi Games Kick off with 'Minute for Munich'

The 2012 JCC Maccabi Games kicked off Sunday night in Rockland County, N.Y., in the largest organized sports event for Jewish teens. Rachel Hirshfeld , 13/08/2012 13:25