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Brooklyn Jewish girls school vandalized by burglar

Suspect kicks in office doors in the school before fleeing.

Brooklyn Jewish girls school vandalized by burglar

18-year old charged with hate crime for attacking NYC Jewish man walking to synagogue

Shabbat attack in Williamsburg being tried as hate crime after brazen assault leaves victim with severe injuries.

18-yr old charged for attacking Jewish man walking to synagogue

Brooklyn yeshiva buses vandalized with swastikas

Multiple school buses belonging to a Williamsburg yeshiva were defaced with swastikas over the weekend.

Brooklyn yeshiva buses vandalized with swastikas

Jewish man attacked and beaten in Williamsburg, New York

Jewish man assaulted by two assailants in Williamsburg who threw him to the ground and beat him in the head.

Jewish man attacked and beaten in Williamsburg, New York

Torah scrolls rescued from flooded Williamsburg, NY synagogue by Hatzalah

After being rescued from basement entrance, Torah scrolls were unrolled on tables to dry out and remove any chance of further damage.

Torah scrolls rescued from flooded NYC synagogue by Hatzalah

Windows of Brooklyn Jewish school smashed with a hammer

Assailant captured on video walking up to the Williamsburg school and smashing the windows multiple times.

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Jewish man assaulted, hit with wooden plank in Williamsburg, NY

25-year old man was the victim of anti-Semitic threats that escalated into a physical attack; police are still searching for the suspect.

Jewish man assaulted, hit with wooden plank in Williamsburg, NY

Anti-Semitic car ramming attack in Brooklyn injures five Jews

After video of the incident circulates online, Shomrim members discover the van involved and alert police who arrest suspect.

Anti-Semitic car ramming attack in Brooklyn injures five Jews

Report: Satmar Hasidim hid massive NYC wedding from public view

After one massive Satmar wedding in NY was cancelled, another wedding was held, drawing thousands despite coronavirus restrictions.

Report: Satmar Hasidim hid massive NYC wedding from public view

Our world is a Sukkah and G-d is its cover

We can fly to the moon and Mars but we cannot guarantee ourselves a safe dwelling. For that, we have to rely on G-d. Sukkot memories.

 Our world is a Sukkah and G-d is its cover

Crash victim injured on way to Williamsburg wedding dies

Death toll rises to five, two weeks after car carrying New Square Hasidic family crashes into tree en route to wedding.

Crash victim injured on way to Williamsburg wedding dies

Williamsburg synagogue receives 'cease and desist' order from city health department

New York City issues cease and desist order after Williamsburg synagogue holds event with at least 100 people.

Williamsburg synagogue receives 'cease and desist' order

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.

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Coronavirus in the haredi community

Coronavirus in the haredi community

Suspect in Williamsburg attack held on bond

24-year-old woman pleads not guilty to robbery and assault charges after Hasidic man attacked in Williamsburg.

Suspect in Williamsburg attack held on bond

Hasidic man attacked in Brooklyn

Two women reportedly yelled anti-Semtic epithets at Hasidic man in Williamsburg and then attacked him when he called 911.

Hasidic man attacked in Brooklyn

NY Governor visits Jewish neighborhood in Williamsburg

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo meets Rabbi David Niederman of Williamsburg following Monsey stabbing.

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Watch: Hasidic man sucker punched in Brooklyn attack

Police say a suspect is under arrest for attacking a Jewish man late last night in Brooklyn.

Watch: Hasidic man sucker punched in Brooklyn attackplayer

Brooklyn synagogue vandalized during Rosh Hashanah

Windows of synagogue in Williamsburg broken during Rosh Hashanah services. Police searching for two suspects.

Brooklyn synagogue vandalized during Rosh Hashanah

Williamsburg: Thugs attack Jewish man

Three youths of color attack hasidic Jew, steal his phone.

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Brooklyn: 3 Jews violently attacked within an hour

NYPD Hate Crimes unit investigating series of assaults on Hasidic Jews in Williamsburg. NY governor: 'Anti-Semitism is a growing cancer.'

Brooklyn: 3 Jews violently attacked within an hour

NYC Uber driver curses out Hasidic passenger

Uber driver in Williamsburg, Brooklyn tells Jewish passenger 'you are 1 of those f***ing measles people.'

NYC Uber driver curses out Hasidic passenger

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.

Brooklyn police investigating 2 unprovoked anti-Semitic attacks

Watch: Haredi man violently assaulted in Brooklyn

Hasidic man the victim of latest assault on Jews in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Locals say attacks are 'getting worse by the day'.

Watch: Haredi man violently assaulted in Brooklynplayer

Another anti-Semitic attack in Brooklyn

Assailant curses, punches Jew in back of the head in Williamsburg in latest anti-Semitic attack in Brooklyn, NY.

Another anti-Semitic attack in Brooklynplayer

Watch: Hasidic child assaulted in Brooklyn

11-year-old Jewish boy knocked to the ground in Williamsburg. NYPD searching for gang of 10 suspects involved in attack.

Watch: Hasidic child assaulted in Brooklynplayer

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.

Anti-Semitic attacks in Brooklyn caught on video

NYC warns of measles outbreak among Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn

New York City health department warns of measles outbreak in Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods in Brooklyn, urges parents to vaccinate children.

NYC warns of measles outbreak among Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn

Court finds hassidic man not guilty of beating African American

New York court says no evidence man beat victim while he walking down the street in Williamsburg back in 2013.

Court finds hassidic man not guilty of beating African American

Brooklyn residents demonstrate against matzah factory

Satmar matzah bakery spews 'toxic coal smoke,' residents say they have to wear masks to walk to the subway.

Brooklyn residents demonstrate against matzah factory

Attempted murder of haredi man in Williamsburg

Non-Jew tries to kill his haredi boss in Brooklyn after getting fired.

Attempted murder of haredi man in Williamsburg

Williamsburg families won't identify mohels after babies herpes

Families of 4 babies who contracted herpes refuse to give names after Health Dept. seeks to investigate the mohels.

Williamsburg families won't identify mohels after babies herpes

Swastikas found in LA, NY

Papers with hand-drawn swastikas left on homes in LA. Swastika found drawn in the hallway of building in Williamsburg

Swastikas found in LA, NY

Brooklyn man hit with ice chunks as teens shout slur

Two teenagers throw chunks of ice at an Orthodox man in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Williamsburg while shouting a slur.

Brooklyn man hit with ice chunks as teens shout slur

Jewish man killed in freak accident in Williamsburg

Member of Satmar Hasidic community in New York killed after his jacket became caught in a truck.

Jewish man killed in freak accident in Williamsburg

2 NY Jews sentenced for assaulting gay black man

Attackers beat victim walking down street in Williamsburg, leaving him blind in one eye.

2 Brooklyn Jews sentenced for assaulting gay black man

NYT attacks gender separation at hasidic-area pool

Separate swim periods for women pit New York Times against city’s Orthodox community.

New York Times attacks gender separation at hasidic-area pool

Hassidic boy falls to death from Brooklyn balcony

5-year-old laid to rest after tragically falling over the balcony railing of his family's new apartment.

Hassidic boy falls to death from Brooklyn balcony

Orphan dies after seven-story fall

Grandson of the Shoproner Rav killed in tragic accident in Williamsburg year after his mother died from an illness.

Tragedy in Brooklyn: Orphan dies after seven-story fall

Chicken pox outbreak hits hassidic Brooklyn

Around 75 cases of the virus since March strike Williamsburg, city distributes health pamphlets in English and Yiddish about the outbreak.

Chicken pox outbreak hits Brooklyn hassidic neighborhood