A 15-year-old student was charged with criminal mischief as a hate crime for writing “death for Jewish religion” in Arabic on a poster at a Staten Island junior high school.
The one-time acting president of a nonprofit Staten Island Jewish cemetery pleaded guilty to embezzling nearly $2 million.
Rabbi Dovid Winiarz, the self-proclaimed “Facebuker Rebbe” for his outreach efforts over Facebook, was killed in a car accident on an icy road in Maryland.
From Gaza to Woody Allen, there were fewer and fewer ways to make the world seem OK in 2014. Anya Ulinich asks if this was the year the spin doctors finally lost control.
A Staten Island man was charged in the theft of blank checks from a yeshiva he reportedly attended and cashing them for more than $50,000.
The president of a Staten Island Jewish cemetery is accused of embezzling $2 million — less than a year after his predecessor’s wife admitted to stealing over $1 million.
A woman who pleaded guilty to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from a Staten Island Jewish cemetery paid $1.1 million in restitution as part of a civil settlement agreement, and was sentenced this week to five years’ probation.
Demidova is among the many residents of South Beach still struggling to restore the life she had before Hurricane Sandy hit the northeastern United States last October.
A top official at a Staten Island Jewish cemetery admitted looting the institution of $1 million, diverting fees for headstones and plots to personal expenses like jewelry, theater tickets and even Costco bills.