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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

Aakash Dalal (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

NJ Synagogue Bomb Suspect Charged In Murder Plot To Appear In Court

Aakash Dalal, 20, is charged with conspiring to kill Assistant Bergen County Prosecutor Martin Delaney.

06/29/2012

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

A swastika found painted on a building in Borough Park, Brooklyn on Friday, June 15, 2012 (credit: Office of Assemblyman Dov Hikind)

6 Swastikas Spray Painted Across Borough Park, Including At School, Synagogue

Brooklyn lawmakers are vowing to find those responsible after six swastikas were found painted on multiple locations in Borough Park Friday morning.

06/15/2012

Prosecutors announce arrest of Aakas Dalal. (credit: Monica Miller, WCBS 880)

Prosecutors: Second Suspect Arrested In Connection With NJ Synagogue Attacks

Prosecutors in Bergen County said Aakas Dalal,19, was arrested for his role in anti-Semitic crimes earlier this year in Rutherford and Paramus.

03/02/2012

Anthony Graziano, 19, of Lodi, NJ is accused of hurling firebombs at two synagogues. (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Rutherford Synagogue Firebomb Suspect May Have Tried To Buy Weapons Before Arrest

“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.

01/25/2012

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