Anti-Semitism

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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No Hate, No Fear Solidarity March
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Kristie Keleshian
January 05, 2020 - 2:16 pm
An estimated 10,000 people walked across the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday in a solidarity march supporting Jewish communities amid a rash of anti-Semitic attacks in New York City and the region.
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FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2019 file photo, Israeli border police block the road and disperse Palestinian, Israeli and foreign activists during a rally protesting a newly established settlement near the West Bank village of Kufr Malik, East of Ramallah. In the occupied West Bank, Israeli troops routinely detain Palestinians who organize or take part in protests. Israel and its international allies have meanwhile passed legislation targeting the Palestinian-led boycott movement. Critics say such measures leave the Palestinians with no choice but to accept permanent military rule or resort to violence. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser, File)
January 05, 2020 - 1:10 am
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Abdullah Abu Rahma has been arrested by Israeli soldiers eight times in the last 15 years, spending weeks or months in prison and paying tens of thousands of dollars in fines for organizing protests. He's among a growing number of Palestinians who have embraced non-...
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De Blasio enters the synagogue
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Steve Burns
January 04, 2020 - 4:28 pm
Mayor de Blasio visited a synagogue on the Upper West Side Saturday morning, stating there’s a worldwide ‘anti-Semitism crisis’ as the city continues to grapple with a spike in hate-filled attacks.
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Metropolitan Correctional Center
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Mike Sugerman
January 04, 2020 - 1:24 pm
Just days after the new bail reform law went into effect, there's already a new effort to make changes after some recent high-profile anti-Semitic attacks.
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Anti-Semitic attack Queens
NYPD
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January 04, 2020 - 11:45 am
Police are looking for a man accused of spitting on a Jewish woman in Queens after trying to enter a yeshiva on Christmas Eve.
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23-20 77 Pct Aggravated Harassment
NYPD
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January 03, 2020 - 7:20 pm
The NYPD has released a surveillance image of a woman wanted for threatening to throw a Jewish woman onto the train tracks last month.
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Long Island Congressional Delegation
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Sophia Hall
January 03, 2020 - 4:00 pm
Long Island lawmakers came together on Friday to announce new action in their fight to stop the anti-Semitic acts that have plagued the Tri-State area in recent weeks.
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ADDS CONTEXT ABOUT ANTI-SEMITIC EVENTS IN NEW YORK AND THE SURROUNDING SUBURBS - In this Dec. 30, 2019, photo, Jewish girls walk to a bus in the Crown Heights neighborhood of New York, for a trip to Monsey, N.Y. Monsey Trails commuter bus company offers daily service between Monsey, N.Y., and the New York City boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. The expansion of Orthodox Jewish communities in New York City's suburbs has led to sparring over new housing development and flare-ups of rhetoric that some say is cloaked anti-Semitism. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
January 02, 2020 - 8:15 pm
MONSEY, N.Y. (AP) — For years, ultra-Orthodox Jewish families priced out of increasingly expensive Brooklyn neighborhoods have been turning to the suburbs, where they have taken advantage of open space and cheaper housing to establish modern-day versions of the European shtetls where their...
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