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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Man in Brooklyn (file / credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Hasidic Jew Claims Religious Discrimination, Hires Lawyer After Being Cut By NYPD

A former NYPD recruit has hired a lawyer, claiming religious discrimination by the department over his beard after he was cut by the police academy.

06/09/2012

Yeshiva where the attacks occurred (credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Hispanic Teens Beat Up Hasidic Jews ‘For Fun’

Two teenagers have been charged with assault as a hate crime in connection with the attack of a Hasidic man in Williamsburg Monday night. Police said the teens also admitted to beating a yeshiva teacher on Thanksgiving.

12/07/2010