New Yorkers, Nation Mourn Victims Of Pittsburgh Synagogue MassacreWith song, prayer and tributes of sorrow, a standing room-only crowd packed the Congregation Ansche Chesed on the Upper West Side, angered and shaken by the tragedy hundreds of miles away.
Anti-Semitic Incidents Up 57 Percent In 2017, Anti-Defamation League ReportsThe New York City-based organization found 1,986 anti-Semitic incidents last year, up from 1,267 in 2016. That's the highest total since 1994 and the largest single-year increase since the group began collecting this data in 1979.
Israeli Police Arrest Jewish Teen In Bomb Threats Against US Jewish Community CentersIsraeli police have arrested a 19-year-old Jewish Israeli suspected of making bomb threats against Jewish community centers in the United States.
Cuomo Orders Probe After Rochester JCC Receives 2nd Bomb ThreatPolice say about 300 people were inside the Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester when the emailed threat was received.
Anti-Defamation League Offices, Jewish Community Centers Targeted In New Round Of Bomb ThreatsThe ADL said four of its offices in Atlanta, Boston, New York and Washington D.C. received telephoned bomb threats while JCCs in and a school in New York, Wisconsin, Oregon, Florida and Maryland were also targeted.
FBI: Former NYC Journalist Accused Of Making Threats Against ADL, Jewish Institutions To Harass Ex-GirlfriendThe FBI said an arrest has been made in bomb threats against the Anti-Defamation League and other Jewish institutions.
National Headquarters Of Anti-Defamation League Receives Bomb Threat"The anonymous bomb threat to the Anti-Defamation League's national headquarters this morning is unacceptable, un-American and – disturbingly – increasingly common," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
Borough President Adams Calls For Vigilance As NYPD Releases New Footage In Crown Heights StabbingThe call comes following the stabbing of a 25-year-old Hasidic man on Empire Boulevard in Crown Heights Wednesday afternoon.
Students Frustrated By Repeated Messages Of Hate Found In New Jersey SchoolDisturbing signs of hate were recently discovered at a Bergen County high school. Students are demanding administrators step up and put an end to it.
Lena Dunham’s ‘Dog Or Jewish Boyfriend’ Quiz Draws Ire, Called Anti-SemiticAmong the statements that are drawing criticism are "He doesn't tip and he never brings his wallet anywhere."
ADL Rips Reggie Bush For Social Media Posts Conflating Ferguson, PalestineThe Anti-Defamation League on Wednesday took Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush to task for an Instagram post the group said equated the situation in Ferguson, Missouri to the Palestinian people.
Nicki Minaj 'Very Sorry' After Outcry Over Nazi Symbolism In Video"I didn't come up with the concept, bu I'm very sorry and take full responsibility if it has offended anyone," Minaj Tweeted. "I'd never condone Nazism in my art."