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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gov. Dan Malloy has filed a protective order against a fellow Democrat who is suing him for alleged slander.
The second man charged in a series of attacks on synagogues in New Jersey is being held on $2.5 million bail.
Prosecutors told the court that 19-year-old Anthony Graziano confessed to firebombing another synagogue in Paramus along with a home attached to a synagogue in Rutherford.
The prosecutor said that Anthony Graziano was spooked by a passing patrol car and failed to carry out the third alleged attack.
“Someone like Mr. Graziano, let’s just say it’s probably best we did make the arrest when we did,” Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said Wednesday.
The arrest of Anthony Graziano of Lodi comes just days after the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office released video of a “person of interest” sought in the investigation into the firebombing.
Investigators say surveillance video shows him leaving a Walmart on Route 46 in Saddle Brook after buying materials to make Molotov cocktails.
“I think we can use this act of hatred an act of unity,” said Rabbi Nosson Schulman. “Use that hatred and turn it inside out to love.”
For Rabbi Nosson Schuman and his wife, it’s getting a little easier to sleep in their bedroom again. This is just days after someone firebombed their home and synagogue in Rutherford.