hate crime

3 Staten Island Teens Charged With Anti-Semitic Crimes

Rock-throwing incident part of increase in borough’s anti-Jewish offenses over the past year.

Staff Writer

New York City police charged three youths with throwing a rock at a kipa-wearing Jewish man and threatening him on Staten Island on Sunday.

16 West Bank Youths Questioned, Released In Connection With Suspected Church Arson


Jerusalem — Sixteen youths were detained by police for questioning over a suspected arson attack on a historic church in northern Israel.

Interfaith Service Held At Pork-Desecrated Holocaust Memorial


An interfaith service was held at a cemetery in the Boston area after a Holocaust memorial was desecrated with pieces of raw pork.

Parking Spat As Motive For Triple Murder? N.C. Muslims Don’t Buy It


Durham, N.C. - Preliminary police reports describe a long-simmering dispute over parking as the motive for the killings of three Muslim students at a Chapel Hill condominium Tuesday (Feb. 10).

After Two Violent Incidents, Brooklyn Leaders Gather To Condemn Anti-Semitism

Staff Writer

An interfaith meeting of religious leaders and elected officials in Brooklyn will today denounce today recent anti-Semitic incidents in the borough.

Nablus-Area Mosque Torched In Suspected ‘Price Tag’ Attack


A mosque near Nablus was damaged in a fire and vandalized in an attack that area residents blamed on Jewish extremists.

African-American Student Says Chasidic Men Attacked Him

Staff Writer

Officials of the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York this week said they are withholding judgment on the outcome of a police investigation into a severe beating, allegedly committed by members of Williamsburg’s chasidic community, against a young black man earlier this month.

Tel Aviv Youth Center Shooting Was a Hate Crime

Special To The Jewish Week

Nearly four years ago, on August 1, 2009, a horrific shooting at the Bar Noar LGBTQ youth center in Tel Aviv injured dozens of teens and killed 27 year old youth counselor Nir Katz and 16-year-old Liz Trubishi. The tragic event struck fear in the LGBT community and deeply shook LGBT people and straight allies worldwide.

Rabbi Ayelet S. Cohen
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