FEGS had a reputation as a stable and well-managed social service agency. It stunned the non-profit world by revealing a $19 million loss, a shakeup at the top and looming cuts.
The massive New York Jewish social service agency FEGS will cut programs after discovering it lost a startling $19 million in the 2014 fiscal year, the Forward has learned.
The condition of the Israeli rabbinical student who was stabbed at Chabad-Lubavitch headquarters in Brooklyn was upgraded.
Will Chabad rethink its open door policy after a visibly agitated man walked in, reportedly yelled “Kill the Jews!” and immediately stabbed a young student in the head?
New York police fatally shot a man armed with a knife on Tuesday after he stabbed a rabbinical student from Israel in a Brooklyn synagogue, and authorities quickly stepped up security at Jewish houses of worship around the city, police said.
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.
New York State’s top prosecutor on Monday sought the power to probe all police killings of unarmed civilians in his state, following sometimes violent U.S. protests over two grand juries’ moves to clear officers in the deaths of unarmed black men.
Several prominent rabbis and the president of a national teachers union were arrested Thursday night while protesting police brutality.
Several high-profile New York rabbis are scheduled to join a Manhattan protest of a grand jury’s decision not to indict the police officer who killed Eric Garner, an unarmed black man.
New Yorkers’ illusion of safety is coming at the cost of the lives of people like Eric Garner, Ayelet Cohen writes. Jews, of all people, should refuse to pay that price.