Rockland County Village Of Airmont Sued For Religious DiscriminationThe U.S. attorney in the Southern District claims the village used zoning provisions to restrict Jewish people from worshipping in private homes and running a religious school.
Orthodox Jewish Community's All-Women EMS Service Ezras Nashim Finally Gets First AmbulanceAfter years of fighting for an ambulance so it could speed up response times, the state Department of Health finally gave Ezras Nashim the approval in August.
Mayor De Blasio Calling For Severe Consequences For Those Who Commit Anti-Semitic And Bias CrimesFrustrated by an inability to stem a steady rise in hate crimes, Mayor Bill de Blasio is demanding punishment for even the smallest offense.
Lakewood, N.J. Police Searching For Suspect Wanted In Slashing Of Tires On 56 Cars Belonging To Orthodox JewsPolice are investigating an unprecedented number of tire slashings.
Mahwah Residents Worry Plastic ‘Eruv’ Pipes Could Spark Orthodox Jewish ‘Invasion’Could drastic changes be coming to some New Jersey towns? That's what some residents said they fear after the appearance of thin plastic pipes along major roads.
NYC Health Board Considers Plan To Resolve Dispute Over Oral Suction CircumcisionHealth officials have linked at least 17 cases of infant herpes since 2000 to the ancient ritual.
Video By Orthodox Jewish Group Compares Rockland County To Nazi GermanyThe narrator says in the video that the Orthodox Jewish community in Rockland "lives under constant fear, facing harassment and intimidation."
New Jersey Man Accused Of Harassing Jewish Women As Part Of Gang InitiationRafael Laurano-Flores, 18, has been charged with obstruction, resisting arrest, bias intimidation and bias harassment, according to police in Lakewood, N.J.
Report: Brooklyn D.A. Releases Names Of Orthodox Jews Convicted In Child Sex-Abuse CasesThe Kol Tzedek program, which was created to help Orthodox Jews come forward about abuse within their community has led to the pursuit of 118 cases.
Orthodox Jews Pack MetLife Stadium For Prayer And CelebrationA space normally filled with the deafening roar of Giants and Jets fans was packed for prayer on Wednesday when tens of thousands of Orthodox Jews took part in a celebration that takes place every seven and a half years.
4 Men Charged With Intimidating Witnesses In Connection With Rabbi's Sex Abuse CaseFour men have been charged with intimidating witnesses in an Ultra-Orthodox sex abuse case involving a spiritual adviser accused of molesting a teenage girl for years.
Fundraiser Held In Brooklyn For Therapist Accused Of Sexually Abusing Young GirlAs protestors made their presence known, the man at the center of controversy Rabbi Nechemya Weberman, 53, shook hands and accepted warm wishes at the dinner, which was held to raise legal funds for him.
Hebrew Posters Appeal For Money For Alleged Child Molester In BrooklynThere are some shocking allegations against a counselor and confidant in a Brooklyn community. A therapist stands accused of sexually abusing a young girl who looked to him for advice.
Brooklyn DA Hynes Under Fire For Handling Of Abuse Cases In Orthodox-Jewish CommunityThe handling of sexual abuse cases in the Ultra-Orothodox Hasidic Jewish community has drawn increased criticism.
Brooklyn DA Responds To Criticism Of His Handling Of Sex Abuse Cases In Jewish Orthodox CommunityBrooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes said that the Mayor and others have unfairly criticized his handling of allegations of sexual abuse in the Ultra Orthodox community.