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109 Whooping Cough Cases over 12 Months in Brooklyn Ultra-Orthodox Communities

8 Heshvan 5776 – October 20, 2015
The ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities of Crown Heights, Williamsburg and Borough Park, Brooklyn are experiencing an outbreak of Pertussis—also known as whooping cough

Hasidim Love Mayor de Blasio: Fewer Traffic Tickets

6 Heshvan 5776 – October 18, 2015
Here’s a good reason to like your new mayor: he, or, rather, his police dept., doesn’t fine you as much as it used to.

Black Man Beats Up a Jew in Crown Heights

1 Heshvan 5776 – October 13, 2015
Several bystanders immediately tried to capture the assailant, who was fleeing the scene.

Kapparot ‘Sacrificial Chicken’ Ritual Gets Green Light in New York

7 Tishri 5776 – September 20, 2015
A NYS Supreme Court judge has given a green light to the ancient Jewish custom of kapparot, transferring sins to a chicken before Yom Kippur.

Banners in Brooklyn: ‘Death to Israel, Death to the USA’

20 Av 5775 – August 5, 2015
Social activists in Crown Heights, Brooklyn pressure US Rep. Yvette Clarke (D) to vote against IranDeal.

Wave of Hate Crimes against Jews in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg Area

21 Tammuz 5775 – July 8, 2015
It is questionable if anti-Semitism really is not on the rise in the United States. It really is the same as it was 100 years ago, but more overt instead of covert.

Neo-Nazis Vandalize Borough Park Talmud Torah

14 Tammuz 5775 – July 1, 2015
Neo-Nazis vandalized a Talmud Torah in Boro Park, Brooklyn this week.

Rabbi Binyomin Klein, Member of Secretariat to Lubavitcher Rebbe, zt’l, 79, Passes Away

19 Sivan 5775 – June 6, 2015
Rabbi Binyomin Klein, 79, long-time aide of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, zt'l passed away Friday morning.

Borough Park Crowned NY City’s Baby Capital

9 Iyyar 5775 – April 28, 2015
The Brooklyn neighborhood of Borough Park holds the record for the highest birth rate in New York City in 2013.

Fourth Brooklyn Man Charged in ISIS Recruiting Plot

18 Nisan 5775 – April 7, 2015
A fourth Brooklyn man has been indicted on charges of conspiring to support and join the ISIS terror group in Syria.

Hillary Clinton Leases Brooklyn Heights Office for Campaign HQ

16 Nisan 5775 – April 5, 2015
Former US Secy of State Hillary Clinton leases space in downtown Brooklyn to use as campaign headquarters for 2016.

Hate Crime Attack in Williamsburg, An ‘Unclear’ Murder in Midwood

6 Nisan 5775 – March 25, 2015
Two NY Jews were attacked in Williamsburg on Sunday in a bias incident; a Jew was shot to death in Midwood, motive unclear.

Brooklyn Family Killed in Shabbat Fire

2 Nisan 5775 – March 21, 2015
The fire, caused by the Shababt Blech, swept through the house while the family slept.

NYPD Increases Patrols Around Brooklyn Synagogues, Jewish Sites

19 Adar 5775 – March 10, 2015
Brooklyn synagogues raise security after a suspicious incident on Sabbath in the Midwood section.

Northeastern United States Gears Up for Epic Blizzard

6 Shevat 5775 – January 26, 2015
The northeastern United States is gearing up for what may be one of the biggest blizzards in the past half century.

NY Legislators Ask Jews to Attend Police Officer’s Funeral

8 Tevet 5775 – December 30, 2014
New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind called on the Jewish community to attend the funeral of an assassinated New York police officer. “The brave men...

Brooklyn Jews Tackle Man Who Shot Colleague in Robbery Attempt

4 Tevet 5775 – December 26, 2014
Don’t mess with these Jews.

Hanukkah Miracle Brings ‘770’ Stabbing Victim Home

27 Kislev 5775 – December 19, 2014
A Chabad rabbinic student stabbed in "770" has returned home from the hospital.

Update 9:52 AM: Chabad 770 Stabbing Attack Victim in Serious Condition [video]

17 Kislev 5775 – December 9, 2014
Police shot the attacker.

Artist Robin Antar ‘Envisions’ America in Stone

3 Kislev 5775 – November 25, 2014
What does the child of Brooklyn Syrian Jews have in common with Manhattan glitterati? Diamonds. Stones.

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