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ADL Reports Anti-Semitism Skyrocketing in United States

“We are deeply troubled by the rising number of anti-Semitic incidents... and we don’t think the statistics paint a full picture of what is happening.”

NY Man Charged With Terrorism, Said He’d Sacrifice Himself for Jihad

The suspect believed a cousin is an extremist fighter in Syria; he traveled to Turkey, trying to join ISIS or Al Nusra.

Yeshiva Student Admits to Writing Antisemitic Graffiti

A Long Island yeshiva student was charged with repeatedly scrawling antisemitic graffiti inside a commuter train station. Jonathan Schuster, 18, a senior at Priority-1: Torah...

Reward Increased in Search for Menachem Stark’s Killers

The family of murdered Brooklyn landlord Menachem Stark has contributed $50,000 to what is now a total reward to $72,000 for information leading to...

Long Island Man Arrested in ‘Knockout’ Attacks

Mitchell was arrested on Dec. 4, after he was identified by four victims.

Damaged Torahs Found in Iraq Buried in New York

Damaged Torah scrolls found by U.S. troops in Iraq’s intelligence headquarters were buried in a cemetery in New York on Sunday, according to Jewish...

Long Island Orthodox Woman a Volunteer Firefighter

Weiner was born and raised in New York, where very few Orthodox Jewish women volunteer as firefighters, she says.

School Sued for Ignoring Anti-Semitic Taunts

A suburban New York father is suing his school district over the anti-Semitic taunting of his son. Robert Slade filed the suit last week alleging...

L.I. Community Dedicates Torah In Memory Of Young Boy

More than 500 people dedicated a new Torah scroll in the Long Island town of Woodmere, N.Y., last Sunday, a little more than one year after the sudden passing of a nine-year-old sent shock waves through the tight-knit Jewish community.

Clowns Who Care: Lev Leytzan Warms Hearts, Heads, Hands and Toes

The young adult clowns of the Long Island-based charity Lev Leytzan, a medical clowning troupe, returned recently from an 11-day humanitarian mission to Romania and Israel to celebrate Chanukah.

Hashem Provided A Minyan

Over the years, it has been a family tradition to visit the graves of my forebears at least once a year, usually just before the High Holy Days. My son and daughter usually accompany me, and we visit the graves of their mother and grandparents.

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