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Levi Rosenblatt (credit: Chabad)

Rabbinical Student Released From Hospital After Stabbing Inside Brooklyn Synagogue

A rabbinical student was released from the hospital Wednesday, about eight days after being stabbed by a man who was later shot and killed by police in a Brooklyn synagogue.

12/17/2014

Police outside the Chabad-Lubavitch headquarters in Brooklyn. (credit: CBS2)

Security Stepped Up At Brooklyn Synagogue After Stabbing

Police are increasing security at a Brooklyn synagogue after authorities said a mentally ill man stabbed a student in the head before being shot and killed by police.

12/10/2014

Police say a knife-wielding suspect who stabbed a student at the Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidic world headquarters in Crown Heights, Brooklyn was shot and killed by an officer on Dec. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

NYPD: Knife-Wielding Suspect Who Stabbed Student At Brooklyn Synagogue Fatally Shot By Police

A man wielding a knife who stabbed an Israeli student inside a Brooklyn synagogue was fatally shot by police early Tuesday morning when he refused to drop the knife, police said.

12/09/2014

Torah scribe Rabbi Reuven Yaacobov writes a paragraph of a Torah as part of the exhibition 'The Creation of the World' on July 10, 2014 at the Jewish Museum in Berlin. (Photo credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

First New Synagogue In More Than A Century Opens In Hoboken, N.J.

Rabbi Schapiro said he’s seen a lot of development in the area.

09/16/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in the theft of $75 from the Congregation Adas Yereim synagogue in Kew Gardens, Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Stole From Donation Box At Kew Gardens, Queens Synagogue

Police on Thursday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who stole $75 from a donation box at a synagogue in Kew Gardens, Queens.

07/31/2014

Angel Orensanz Center

Historic Angel Orensanz Center On LES Evacuated Due To Unstable Beams

The historic Angel Orensanz Center on the Lower East Side was evacuated Monday night, after beams inside the building were found to be unstable.

03/31/2014

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

Pamela Geller

L.I. Synagogue Cancels Controversial Pamela Geller Speech

A Long Island synagogue has canceled a controversial speech by conservative firebrand Pamela Geller.

04/10/2013

Pamela Geller

Outrage Brews Over Firebrand Pamela Geller’s Planned Speech At Synagogue

Pamela Geller will be taking center stage at a Long Island synagogue this weekend speaking about Islam, and there’s been a firestorm of opposition.

04/09/2013

(credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Cops: L.I. Man Stole $20K Worth Of Religious Artifacts From Synagogue

Nassau County police said Alexander Membreno, 30, took the items from the Oceanside Jewish Center where he worked as a building superintendent.

03/05/2013

Torahs Stolen

3 Torahs Reported Stolen From Bronx Synagogue

Police Monday were searching for three Torahs that were reported stolen from a synagogue in the northeast Bronx.

02/11/2013

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

Opponents To Challenge Approval For New Greenwich Synagogue

The Greenwich Planning and Zoning Commission granted approval for a planned new synagogue in a residential area of Cos Cob and opponents plan to challenge the decision in court.

01/30/2013

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

Zoning Commission Taking On Greenwich Synagogue Proposal Tonight

The plan calling for building a synagogue in a residential area of the Cos Cob section of Greenwich will go before the Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday evening.

01/29/2013

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

Representative Michael Grimm (credit:grimm.house.gov)

House Ethics Committee Probes Staten Island U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) of Staten Island was under fire from the House Ethics Committee Monday night.

11/26/2012

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