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New York Area Families Grow Concerned As Crisis In The Middle East Escalates

The fighting showed no signs of slowing, despite international calls for a cease-fire and growing concerns about the mounting civilian death toll in Gaza.

07/13/2014

Israelis hold Israeli flags along the road of the funeral procession of Gilad Shaer, 16, on July 1, 2014 in Hashmonaim settelment, West Bank. (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)

As Israel Buries Teens And World Mourns, Airstrikes Target Hamas

Hundreds of people participated in separate memorial services in the hometowns of the three teens — Eyal Yifrah, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, and Naftali Fraenkel ahead of a joint funeral.

07/01/2014

Slain Israeli teens: Naftali Fraenkel, Gilad Shaar and Eyal Yifrah (family photos)

New Yorkers Mourn As Bodies Of 3 Kidnapped Israeli Teens Are Found

Gilad Shaar, 16, Naftali Frankel, 16, and Eyal Yifrach, 19, disappeared while hitchhiking home near the West Bank city of Hebron late at night on June 12 and were never heard from again.

06/30/2014

Anti-Semitic graffit was spray painted around Borough Park, Brooklyn. (credit: CBS 2)

Former Cop Charged In Borough Park Spray-Paint Spree To Undergo Mental Evaluation

A former NYPD officer may be responsible for anti-Semitic graffiti scrawled across the heavily Jewish Brooklyn neighborhood of Borough Park.

05/04/2014

Real estate developer Menachem Stark with his family. Police said Stark was kidnapped from outside his Brooklyn office last week, a day before his body was found in a dumpster in Great Neck, Long Island. (Credit: Menachem Stark Family)

1 Charged In Connection With Kidnap, Murder Of Brooklyn Landlord

The partially burned body of Menachem Stark was found inside a dumpster at a gas station in Great Neck, Long Island back in January.

04/30/2014

Some NYU Jewish student believe the eviction notices were an attempt to intimidate them. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYU Investigating After Pro-Palestine ‘Eviction’ Fliers Distributed To Students

NYU’s Students for Justice in Palestine said they slipped fliers under students’ doors at the school’s two largest dormitories to raise awareness about the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

04/25/2014

Assemblyman Dov Hikind discusses new security cameras in Brooklyn on Feb. 19, 2014. (credit: courtesy of Assemblyman Dov Hikind)

Surveillance Cameras Going Up Across Brooklyn Neighborhoods

As part of the the Leiby Kletzky Security Initiative, 320 cameras — four each in 80 units — are being placed in Borough Park, Midwood and Flatbush.

02/19/2014

New York City Parking Ticket

New York Drivers Ticked Off About Flimsy Muni-Meter Receipts

It may have happened to you. After you pay for parking you put the receipt on your dashboard but it doesn’t always stay.

01/14/2014

Knockout Game

Hasidic Man Victim Of Latest Possible ‘Knockout’ Assault In Williamsburg

New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind said a pattern has emerged but stopped short of saying the Jewish community is being targeted in these types of attacks.

12/02/2013

Knockout Game

New York Lawmaker Targets ‘Knockout Game’ With New Bill

Republican Assemblyman Jim Tedisco of Schenectady said Thursday that his bill would make the violent game a gang assault with a sentence of up to 25 years. Youths would be charged as adults.

11/21/2013

Nazi flag (credit: ClipArt.com)

Protesters Call For Ouster Of Reputed Nazi War Criminal Living In Queens

Palij worked as an armed guard at an SS slave labor camp for Jews in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II and helped keep prisoners from escaping, according to court documents.

11/10/2013

Leiby Kletzky (credit: Handout)

100 Security Cameras Going Up In Brooklyn Communities In Response To Leiby Kletzky Murder

The taxpayer-funded security system will augment an already insular ultra-Orthodox community that has its own volunteer police force, ambulances and schools.

09/23/2013

Protesters want charges dropped against Hasidic whistleblower Sam Kellner (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Protesters Want Charges Dropped Against Sexual Abuse Whistleblower

Sam Kellner worked with the Brooklyn DAs office to put away Baruch Lebovits, who sexually abused his son, in 2010. But then the tables turned on Kellner when the DAs office charged him with extorting witnesses to come forward.

07/12/2013

Dov Hikind

Assemblyman Dov Hikind Apologizes After Attending His Purim Party In Blackface

Veteran New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) apologized Monday afternoon to anyone who may have been offended by his decision to show up to a Purim party dressed as a basketball player, with blackface makeup and Afro wig.

02/25/2013

Crown Heights Arrest Video (credit: YouTube/CHInfoVideo)

Cop On Modified Duty As Officials Investigate Violent Crown Heights Arrest Video

The Oct. 8 incident at the ALIYA Center on East New York Avenue in Crown Heights is being investigated by the Internal Affairs Bureau and the Brooklyn district attorney.

10/16/2012

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