Will Local Synagogues Soon Become Heavily Armed Fortresses?After the Pittsburgh mass shooting, the NYPD and Jewish leaders are grappling with how best to protect synagogues and other institutions in New York City.
Rabbi: 'We Must' Have Armed Security In SynagoguesRabbi Moskowitz is president of American Security Council. He’s also a martial arts expert and a former New York City police officer.
5 Best Free Tours Of Synagogues And Churches In NYCGet your worship on, or just see where others demonstrate their faith, at one of the free tours listed below of some of the city’s most notable churches and synagogues.
Police: No Crimes Committed In Photo, Video Incidents At Brooklyn SynagoguesThere are concerns in Brooklyn after someone reported seeing two more Jewish institutions being photographed by two men in the neighborhood, Assemblyman Dov Hikind said Monday.
Police Investigating Incidents At 2 Brooklyn SynagoguesAssemblyman Dov Hikind, D-Brooklyn, said the same men were involved both times.
Ahmed Ferhani Sentenced To 10 Years In NYC Synagogue Bomb PlotHis voice breaking with emotion as he thanked his family and friends for their support, Ferhani was sentenced to 10 years in prison. He was arrested in May of 2011 after a nine-month investigation.
U.S. House Passes Sandy House Of Worship Aid BillThe House has overwhelmingly approved a bill to allow houses of worship damaged by Superstorm Sandy to receive federal disaster aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Places Of Worship Spring Into Action To Join The Post-Sandy Relief EffortDuring times of hardship many people look to places of worship for comfort and support, but in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy those places have taken action and played a role in the relief effort.
2nd Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To N.J. Synagogue Firebomb AttacksThe second man charged in a series of attacks on synagogues in New Jersey is being held on $2.5 million bail.
Prosecutor: Synagogue Firebomb Suspect Admitted To Throwing Incendiary Devices Prosecutors told the court that 19-year-old Anthony Graziano confessed to firebombing another synagogue in Paramus along with a home attached to a synagogue in Rutherford.
North Jersey Synagogues On Edge After Recent IncidentsSeveral synagogues in North Jersey are reviewing their security measures following a recent series of bias incidents.
Top Charge Gone From Alleged Synagogue Bomb Plot CaseAhmed Ferhani and Mohamed Mamdouh pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges including criminal possession of a weapon as a terror crime. A grand jury rejected the top charge against them which carried the potential for life in prison.
FBI Probes Theft Of Donation Checks To SynagoguesThe FBI is investigating the theft of checks for charity that were sent to dozens – possibly even hundreds – of synagogues.
Jewish Folk Singer Debbie Friedman DiesJewish folk singer Debbie Friedman, whose songs are performed in Reform synagogues around the world, has died.
Area Synagogues On Alert After Cargo Plane Terror PlotNew York area synagogues were on heightened alert Monday, and some New York City apartment buildings were taking the extra precaution of not accepting package deliveries at all.