Friedman is the NYPD’s most decorated officer. He’s now the subject of a Discovery Channel docuseries.
The NYPD’s District 3 teamed up with Jewish community organization Amudim and the grocery store Seasons Kosher to send aid to where it’s needed most.
“Hate crimes are up in this city. They’re driven primarily by anti-Semitic hate crimes,” Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said.
Police in New York arrested an Israeli tourist who climbed the Brooklyn Bridge to take a selfie there. The tourist was an 18-year-old man whom the New York Post identified as “Shivel Dikstein.” Unlike Shoval, Shivel is not a common Israeli name. He was arrested at 7 p.m.
The New York Police Department’s chief chaplain, Rabbi Alvin Kass, was attacked as he walked on Riverside Drive in Manhattan.
A federal corruption investigation has yielded more arrests and more details, such as the fact that two Orthodox men dressed as elves delivered an alleged Christmastime bribe to a New York City police officer.
A New York City Councilman is decrying a daylight attack on a 67-year-old Hasidic man in the heart of Chelsea.
New York City cops have reportedly arrested a 14-year-old boy for knocking over a 100-pound menorah at Carl Schurz park, two blocks from the mayor’s Gracie Mansion home.
New York City cops have released a new video of a suspect in the string of arson fires targeting Bukharian Jews in Queens — and he’s carrying a gun.
A crazed attacker shouting ant-Semitic expletives punched the manager of a New York Judaica shop and then fled on a Razr scooter, city police said.