An unidentified man was caught on camera carving dozens of swastikas into a sidewalk in Midwood, Brooklyn. Police in the area were alerted after property owners on on the 200 block of Newkirk Avenue reported the vandalism.
(JTA) — The Brooklyn mother who lost seven of her children in a house fire said in her first public remarks on the March 2015 tragedy that she wants to build a center for families on the site of her razed home. “What consoles me most is working on the positive — not lamenting on…
A relative discovered the fully intact skeleton - dressed in jeans, socks and a shirt.
Seven Orthodox children died when a Shabbat hot plate left on overnight sparked a deadly blaze. J.J. Goldberg reports it’s not the first time this practice has proven lethal.
Seven children from an Orthodox Jewish family died early on Saturday when flames ripped through their Brooklyn home in one of New York City’s deadliest fires in years, officials said.
A Brooklyn man was reportedly charged with a hate crime after he beat an Orthodox Jewish man in what police say may be the latest example of a spreading urban game known as ‘knock out.’
An arson attack last year on cars in a predominately Jewish neighborhood of New York reportedly is being investigated as an insurance scam instead of a hate crime.
Scores of people marched through a Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn Sunday to protest the anti-Semitic vandalism that struck the area.
The 8-year-old son of a Brooklyn rabbi died in a Midwood house fire last night as his family celebrated the end of Sukkot and Simchat Torah’s start outside. Avigdor Krasny was the only one of six children who didn’t escape the blaze, according to an Associated Press report. His siblings were saved by their father, Rabbi Jacob Krasny, according to NY1 News. Three surviving brothers, ages 3, 7 and 10, and two sisters, ages 1 and 5, are in critical condition at Staten Island University Hospital.