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Jewish Man Severely Beaten in Crown Heights

A 50-year-old Jewish man was severely beaten and nearly choked to death while walking home around 1:30 p.m. Shabbos afternoon after davening at Kingsbrook Jewish Hospital. “As I was walking home,”…

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Harav Nassan Nute Moskowitz, Zt”l

The petirah on Sunday of Harav Nassan Nute Moskowitz, zt”l, Dayan of Belz, Antwerp, shook the community who had been davening for his refuah following heart surgery. He was 65.…

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Harav Zechariah Gelley, Zt”l

Harav Zechariah Gelley, zt”l, Rav of the Khal Adas Jeshurun (KAJ) kehillah of Washington Heights, was niftar on Thursday, 4 Iyar. He was in his mid-80s and had been suffering…

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Police Arrest Suspect in Boro Park Home Invasion

Police have arrested a man suspected of breaking into a home in Boro Park where two girls were sleeping early Tuesday morning. On Wednesday afternoon, the NYPD arrested Isaac Hernandez,…

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Fire Destroys Kosher Deli in Passaic

A four-alarm fire destroyed a popular kosher restaurant in Passaic in the early hours of Wednesday morning. The blaze took hours to extinguish and a couple was evacuated from an…

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2 Jewish Men Attacked in Berlin

Two young men wearing yarmulkes were attacked and insulted in an apparent anti-Semitic assault in Berlin by three other men, who whipped one with a belt, Berlin police said Wednesday.…

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Jewish Cemetery Vandalized Near Paris

A Jewish cemetery near Paris was desecrated by a person who vandalized eight matzeivos, a French watchdog on anti-Semitism said Wednesday. In a press release, the National Bureau of Vigilance…

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Reb Eliyahu Matisyahu Friedman, Z”l

Reb Eliyahu Matisyahu (Elias) Friedman, z”l, a young father, passed away suddenly last night from a heart attack. He was 48 years old. Reb Elias was a beloved figure in the Jewish…

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Police Looking for Boro Park Home Intruder

Police are searching for a perpetrator who entered a bedroom where two girls were sleeping early Tuesday morning. The NYPD says that it received a call at 3:20 a.m. that…

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Tefillos Requested for the Mattersdorfer Rov, Shlita

The Mattersdorfer Rov, Harav Simcha Bunim Ehrenfeld, shlita, Chaver Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah, requires rachmei Shomayim. Klal Yisrael is asked to daven for the refuah sheleimah of Harav Simcha Bunim ben Rochel, b’soch…

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Report Warns of Resurgent Global Anti-Semitism

Jewish life around the world is under attack once again by “classic traditional anti-Semitism,” according to a report by an Israeli university released Wednesday. While acts of violent anti-Semitism dropped…

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Yeshivah Parents Speak Up for Torah Education

Many yeshivah parents and educators gratefully welcomed a change to the New York education laws, championed by Senator Simcha Felder, which advocates hope will afford the Orthodox community’s institutions legal…

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