• Newtown June 26, 2021 7:38 pm

    Police Investigate Racist, Anti-Semitic Graffiti on Abandoned Truck in Newtown

    Newtown police are investigating after officers found what they describe as racist and anti-Semitic graffiti on an abandoned truck and boat. Officials said they believe the graffiti occurred early Friday morning on Hawleyville Road. The graffiti was reported by several passing drivers, according to police. Highway department officials were able to immediately paint over the graffiti after documenting it for…

  • hate crime January 4, 2020 12:44 pm

    It's Not Just New York: Anti-Jewish Attacks Are Part of a Wave of ‘More Violent' Hate Crimes

    Five people stabbed during a Hanukkah celebration in Monsey, New York. Four killed in a shooting at a Jersey City grocery store. A Brooklyn woman hit in the head as she walked with her child. The rash of anti-Semitic attacks gripping the New York-New Jersey area may feel like chilling coincidences, but statistics show they’re part of a wave of anti-Semitic violence that has...

  • anti-semitism January 2, 2020 8:59 pm

    Anti-Semitism Grows in Jewish Communities in NYC Suburbs

    For years, ultra-Orthodox Jewish families pushed out of increasingly expensive Brooklyn neighborhoods have been turning to the suburbs, where they have taken advantage of open space and cheaper housing to establish modern-day versions of the European shtetls where their ancestors lived for centuries before the Holocaust.

  • anti-semitic attacks January 1, 2020 6:58 am

    New Surveillance Video Shows Brooklyn Anti-Semitic Attacks

    The NYPD has released new surveillance video of suspects wanted for a string of hate-crime assaults reported last week in Brooklyn. Police say a group of men attacked two Hasidic Jewish men in the Crown Heights neighborhood on Dec. 24. Both assaults occurred roughly 30 minutes apart, the NYPD says, when the victims were walking down neighborhood streets. The first…

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