An 11-year-old boy has been charged with hate crimes and police were searching for five other youths suspected of helping torch a school bus outside a Jewish school in Brooklyn, a spokeswoman for the New York Police Department said on Tuesday.
(JTA) — A school bus outside a Jewish school in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn was set on fire. The bus went up in flames on Sunday evening in front of the Beth Rivkah School for Girls in the haredi Orthodox Jewish neighborhood. There were no injuries. Police believe the fire was started by a…
A Brooklyn man accused of punching an Orthodox Jewish man and knocking the cellphone from his hand was arrested.
A member of a Jewish volunteer emergency service was stabbed in the neck in Brooklyn.
An Orthodox Brooklyn woman is suing the Lucille Roberts fitness chain for denying her entry to a kickboxing class because she was wearing a skirt.
Growing up, Shaindy Urman was taught that non-Jews were out to get her, and that her black neighbors were animals. Then she left the Hasidic community.
Two friends from Crown Heights who traveled to Nepal on a hiking trip have not been heard from since the devastating earthquake which rocked the country on Saturday.
A knife-wielding man was shot and killed by police after he allegedly stabbed an Israeli man inside the world headquarters of Chabad in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
The main branch of the Brooklyn Public Library just got a little more frum. A new exhibit captures the daily life of the Hasidic community of Crown Heights in the 1990s.
Religious leaders and elected officials in New York City denounced two recent attacks in Brooklyn — against a deli and a JCC executive.