Anti-Semitism

FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019 file photo, members of the Jewish community arrive for services as Pittsburgh Police Detectives provide security on the first night of Rosh Hashana at Calvary Episcopal Church in Pittsburgh. The church offered Tree of Life congregants to hold services there to accommodate the expected larger number of congregants attending Rosh Hashana services this year. The Tree of Life congregation has been worshipping at alternate sites since a gunman killed 11 people at their synagogue on Oct. 27, 2018. (Rebecca Droke via AP)
January 15, 2020 - 2:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jewish congregations opting to deploy armed security personnel in the wake of deadly attacks on synagogues should — if possible -- use uniformed law enforcement officers rather than private guards or volunteers from the community, a group of security experts recommended Wednesday...
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Monsey Stabbing
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Sean Adams
January 15, 2020 - 12:43 pm
Rockland’s five town supervisors are scheduling a summit to hopefully east tensions across the county after a violent attack on the Orthodox Jewish community last month.
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Rally in Forest Hills
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Steve Burns
January 12, 2020 - 3:58 pm
A crowd of people from all backgrounds came together in Queens Sunday afternoon to stand with their Jewish neighbors in a show of unity after a rash of anti-Semitic attacks in the Tri-State in recent weeks.
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Williamsburg
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Steve Burns
January 11, 2020 - 2:19 pm
Neighborhoods with large Jewish populations are getting 100 cameras amid a rash of anti-Semitic attacks in which people have been harassed, punched and more.
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January 11, 2020 - 1:43 pm
Police are investigating anti-Semitic graffiti, including a swastika, found written in a stairwell of a Brooklyn high school.
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Rockland County Executive Ed Day
Peter Haskell
Peter Haskell
January 09, 2020 - 3:33 pm
Rockland County is looking to take steps to find common ground with its Orthodox Jewish community.
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Jewish Community - NYPD
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Peter Haskell
January 08, 2020 - 2:17 pm
As anti-Semitic crimes continue to increase in New York, many Democrats are suggesting the bail reform law that took effect on New Year’s Day should be revisited.
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Tim Scheld, Peter Haskell and Dr. David Harris
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January 08, 2020 - 1:03 pm
Hate crimes against the Jewish community have been on the rise for years, but the last few weeks, there’s been a spike in anti-Semitic violence in the New York area.
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In this Dec. 30, 2019, photo, Shoshana Blum, a 20-year-old junior at City College of New York, waits for a taxi in New York. Despite having been victim to a verbal and physical anti-Semitic attack on the subway, Blum wears her Star of David pendant, a visible marker of her Jewish identity, proudly. (AP Photo/Emily Leshner)
January 08, 2020 - 11:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — When a man spewed anti-Semitic slurs and spat on her face, Shoshana Blum remembered her ancestors who survived the Holocaust, and instead of looking down - she defiantly stared at him eye to eye. The 20-year-old junior at City College of New York left the subway in tears. But months...
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Josef Gluck
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Steve Burns
January 05, 2020 - 5:41 pm
A Rockland County man is being honored for his role in trying to stop the Hanukkah party machete attack.
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