Anti-Semitism

Rabbi Haim was visiting New York from Israel for cancer treatment when he was attacked in a suspected hate crime in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (Credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

NYPD: Attack On Rabbi In Brooklyn Investigated As A Hate Crime

The incident took place at the Marcy Avenue J Train subway station Monday at 4 p.m.

11/18/2014

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Bushwick Coffee Shop Owner Embroiled In Controversy After Instagram Post Takes Aim At Jews

The owner of a Brooklyn coffee shop has brewed up controversy after an online posting taking direct aim at Jews, who he says “want a piece or all of Bushwick,” has gone viral.

10/03/2014

Metropolitan Opera House (credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Jewish Group: Show Should Not Go On At Metropolitan Opera

Morton Klein, of the Zionist Organization of America, said he wants donors to close their wallets if the Met is unresponsive to the demand to cancel the fall performance.

06/19/2014

Metropolitan Opera House (credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Metropolitan Opera Cancels Simulcast Amid Anti-Semitism Fears

The opera depicts the 1985 hijacking of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro and the murder of disabled Jewish passenger Leon Klinghoffer.

06/17/2014

Rates of anti-Semitism by region, as determined by Anti-Defamation League survey (credit: ADL)

Shocking Poll: More Than 1 In 4 Adults Worldwide Harbor Anti-Semitism

More than a billion people are estimated to hold deeply anti-Semitic attitudes, according to a global survey conducted by the Anti-Defamation League.

05/13/2014

Pine Bush Students At UN

CBS 2 Exclusive: Students From District Plagued By Anti-Semitism Meet Holocaust Survivors

Students from an Orange County school plagued by accusations of anti-Semitism were given a lesson in tolerance Monday.

03/10/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County & MTA Police Team Up To Combat Anti-Semitism In Five Towns

Authorities say the move comes following 11 separate incidents of anti-Semitic graffiti appearing on three LIRR station platforms in Five Towns over the last year.

01/29/2014

The NYPD is hunting for the groups responsible for a series of assaults and vandalism targeting Jews in Brooklyn. (Photo: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Rabbi: Gang Of Teens Playing Disturbing Game Of ‘Knock Out The Jew’

The NYPD is looking into a series of attacks on Jews in Brooklyn. At least one attack was caught on surveillance tape. Some of the assaults may be part of a disturbing game.

11/12/2013

Pine Bush Central School District in Orange County is accused of ignoring alleged anti-Semitic bullying. (credit: CBS 2)

State To Investigate Accusations Of Anti-Semitic Bullying In Orange County Hamlet

A federal lawsuit filed by three local families in the Pine Bush community of Orange County claims the school district tolerates the harassment of Jewish students.

11/08/2013

Far Rockaway Anti-Semitic Graffiti

Appalling Messages Of Anti-Semitic Hate Scrawled In Far Rockaway

Shocking messages of hate have been found on property across Far Rockaway, Queens – smeared across a school and synagogue.

06/24/2013

John Galliano (credit: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Jewish Students Furious Over New School’s Hiring Of Disgraced Designer Galliano

Some design students are protesting a world renowned fashion designer from teaching on their campus. They say the anti-Semitic comments made by John Galliano should ban him from the classroom.

04/26/2013

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Albany Teacher On Leave After ‘Pretend You’re A Nazi’ Assignment

A high school teacher in Albany has been placed on leave, after students were advised to think like a Nazi and argue that “Jews are evil” as part of an assignment.

04/13/2013

Ruben Ubiles (credit: NYPD)

Police Question Suspect In Burning Of Jewish Religious Items In Brooklyn

Police continued to question a suspect Wednesday evening in connection with a string of recent mezuzah burnings in Brooklyn.

04/10/2013

Mezuzah Burning Person Of Interest

Person Of Interest Identified In Fires That Destroyed Jewish Religious Items

Police released photos of a person of interest Tuesday night in the burning of a dozen sacred Jewish religious symbols in Brooklyn over two days.

04/09/2013

East Meadow welcome sign (credit: East Meadow Chamber of Commerce)

Residents React To Swastikas In East Meadow

Painful and hurtful are how residents of East Meadow characterize the finding of swastikas drawn on the sidewalk here on Andrea Road and Sherwood Roads.

04/08/2013

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