Anti-Semitism

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

Generic Police File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Swastikas Found Drawn On Sidewalk In Nassau County

Police on Sunday were trying to find out who drew two swastikas on the sidewalk in East Meadow, Long Island.

04/07/2013

Rye High School (file/credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Anti-Semitic Vandalism Rattles Rye High School

Rye High School’s stately stone facade evokes images of the Ivy League and people usually feel safe and protected in the upscale corner of Westchester County.

01/24/2013

Greenwich Reform Synagogue Rabbi Andrew R. Sklarz, MSW (credit: Facebook)

Planned Greenwich Synagogue Doesn’t Sit Well With All Residents

Some have complained about the Greenwich Reform Synagogue’s plans for a large new sanctuary, religious school, and social hall. The initial proposal was for a 20,000-square-foot space.

12/10/2012

Delmon Young (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Tigers’ Delmon Young Pleads Guilty To Aggravated Harassment Outside NYC Hotel

Detroit Tigers star Delmon Young has pleaded guilty to aggravated harassment for shouting an anti-Semitic slur and tackling a man to the ground outside a New York City hotel.

11/07/2012

Lansky's Deli

Owner: Anti-Semitic Vandals Cause $100,000 Damage To Lansky’s Deli On Columbus

A Jewish deli was ransacked by vandals who spray-painted ugly messages on the walls. It happened right during the High Holy days.

09/20/2012

Swastikas

N.J. Town Overrun With Anti-Semitic Graffiti, Other Messages Of Hate

The photographs show the images neighbors woke up to in Manalapan on Thursday morning — swastikas on street signs, mailboxes, a cable box and a sign saying “kill the Jews” on a picket fence.

09/07/2012

This ad that is appearing at 50 Metro-North stations is being called offensive by some in the Jewish community. (credit: CBS 2)

Dueling Posters Over Israel, Palestine Now Dot Metro-North Platforms

A pro-Palestinian ad at one train platform has ignited a battle of sorts. Now both sides in the Arab-Israeli conflict are targeting Metro-North train platforms with their side of the story.

08/02/2012

Ahmed Ferhani stands before a judge during his arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court May 12, 2011. (credit:Louis Lanzano-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Rules NYC Synagogue Bomb Plot Case Can Move Forward

A judge has declined to throw out an unusual state-level terror case against Ahmed Ferhani who is charged with plotting to blow up synagogues in New York City.

06/25/2012

One of the swastikas that appeared on a building in Borough Park, Brooklyn on June 15, 2012. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

NYPD Investigating After Swastikas Found On Van, Light Pole In Brooklyn

A van and a light pole were sprayed with swastikas on East Second Street in Kensington, police said. The discovery came just days after swastikas were found on six separate locations in nearby Borough Park.

06/18/2012

Leiby Kletzky (credit: leibykletzkymemorialfund.com)

Pilot Program Named After Leiby Kletzky To Put Security Cameras In Borough Park, Flatbush

The $1 million pilot program funded by a grant from State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos will purchase about 150 security cameras, to be placed in the Borough Park and Flatbush neighborhoods of Brooklyn.

05/20/2012

(credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images For J/P Haitian Relief Organization and Cinema For Peace)

Report: Mel Gibson Allegedly Said He Was Glad John Lennon Was Dead

A website has published a letter purportedly written by Hollywood screenwriter Joe Eszterhas accusing Mel Gibson of “hating Jews” and of saying that he was glad John Lennon was killed.

04/12/2012

ADL regional director Gary Jones, homeowner Barbara Cadrenel, St. Sen. Martin Looney, and St. Sen. Bob Duff at ADL's office - Hamden, CT - Apr 10, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Condo Association In Connecticut Reverses Ban On Religious Objects On Doors

The California Condominium Association of Stratford calls the dispute a misunderstanding, but condo owner Barbara Cadranel said Tuesday that the order to pull down the mezuzah in the first place has left her feeling violated.

04/10/2012

Assemblyman Dov Hikind (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Brooklyn College Provost Accused Of Anti-Semitic Behavior, Racial Bias

Assemblyman Dov Hikind said some high-level staff members claim despite recommendations from search committees, Provost William Tramontano prevented observant Jewish women from being hired.

04/03/2012

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