(JTA) — It was only about 20 minutes into the virtual debate when the moderators had to mute two of the candidates for New York City Council.
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(JTA) — Seven months after Heshy Tischler was charged with inciting a riot in Brooklyn’s Borough Park, the Orthodox activist and provocateur h…
(JTA) — The New York City Council expelled a Jewish lawmaker after he pleaded guilty earlier in the week to federal charges of tax evasion.
City Council members and Jewish advocates pressured the city, noting it offered other specialized foods, including halal meals for Muslim residents.
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Douglas Miguel Rodriguez, a 49-year-old father, opened the door for the injured man but was shot trying to flee, the New York Daily News reported.
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(JTA) — New York police have arrested an 18-year-old Brooklyn male in connection with egg-throwing attacks on Jews in the borough.
“Enough is enough,” said Brooklyn Councilman Chaim Deutsch. “If they have to bring in 200 cops to patrol our streets to show their visibility, that’s what has to be done.”
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After three attacks in recent weeks targeting Chassidic Jews, residents and leaders are calling for greater police presence in their neighborhoods and stricter hate crime laws.
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