The case of Jewish real estate developers charged with a voter fraud scheme in the Catskills community of Bloomingburg will continue through the federal court system this week, a legacy of dismissed U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara.
Police said they are investigating a bomb threat called into the Jewish Children’s Museum early Thursday in Brooklyn, according to DNA Info.
— A Brooklyn man has been arrested for drawing swastikas and other bias graffiti in men’s bathrooms in Penn Station. New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority, or MTA, said in a statement Monday that detectives from the transit service arrested Pasquale Vargas, 65. He is accused of multiple incidents of hate-crime graffiti at Penn Station…
NEW YORK — In the upstairs sanctuary of a Manhattan synagogue, a group of rabbis is studying Jewish texts on pluralism and community. One floor below, 22 students are sitting in pairs poring over the book of Exodus. The students spend all day, every weekday in the building, studying Jewish text and observing strict…
“Hate crimes are up in this city. They’re driven primarily by anti-Semitic hate crimes,” Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said.
Wall Spitzer might be thinking about entering the political scene in her own right.
— More than 1,500 people interested in moving to Israel attended a Nefesh B’Nefesh Aliyah fair in New York. The program, billed as the Israel Mega Event, was held Sunday at John Jay College in Manhattan. The event was organized in cooperation with Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption, The Jewish Agency for…
The measures would establish a toll free hotline to report hate crimes and devote millions more to guarding religious schools.
After hecklers shouted down Republicans in their home district town hall meetings this week, one New York representative says he’s found a way to avoid the embarrassment: don’t go. Instead, Lee Zeldin, one of two Jewish Republicans in the House, says he is doing “tele-town hall” meetings by phone.
Ben’s Kosher Deli is coming under attack for allegedly firing workers who stayed away from work last week to observe the nationwide #DayWithoutImmigrants protest.