A Jewish woman in Staten Island, New York, is refusing to paint over the swastika and anti-Semitic slur spray painted on her garage.
The homeowner said she is not going to paint it over. “I’m not ready to do it yet, because I don’t want them to just forget about this,” she said.
Police responded to the incident and did not find a bomb on site.
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.