At the Bagel Store: Talking With Dov Hikind

Dov Hikind and I have known each other for decades. We have done interviews for print as well as broadcast. Over the years we have discussed the evolution of...

Jewish Groups in NYC to Hold March Sunday Against Hate

BY MARCY OSTER   (JTA) — Jewish groups will hold a solidarity march in New York City under the banner “No Hate. No Fear.” The Jan. 5 event comes in the wake of...

Polish Children Reenact Auschwitz Gassing in School Show

Students at primary school in Labunie, Poland, recently staged an Auschwitz-themed performance in which some schoolchildren wore Nazi uniforms, while others re-enacted the gassing of prisoners at the German-run...

Victim of Monsey Machete Attack Remains in ‘Dire’ Condition

(JTA) — Josef Neumann, 71, who was wounded in the stabbing attack on a rabbi’s home in Monsey, remains unconscious and on a respirator. Doctors are not optimistic that he...

Larry Gordon Podcast – Ep. 8: The War On Antisemitism With Dov Hikind

"The hate is there on all sides. ... It's reminiscent of Nazi Germany." Larry Gordon sits down with Dov Hikind to discuss the recent uptick in antisemitic attacks, most recently...

Rockland Hasidim Hold Nuanced Debate About What Comes Next

By YISROEL B. MONSEY, N.Y. (JTA) — On Saturday night, I was invited to a Hanukkah party at a friend’s house. I drove through the tranquil Monsey streets and arrived...

NYC to Launch 3 Initiatives to Combat Antisemitism

NEW YORK (JTA) — New York City will launch three initiatives aimed at combating antisemitic hate crimes. Mayor Bill de Blasio made the announcement at a dramatic news conference Sunday...

Suspect in Monsey Machete Attack Charged With Hate Crime

Federal prosecutors have filed hate crime charges against the 38-year-old man suspected of stabbing five people with a machete at a Hanukkah celebration in Monsey on Saturday night. At the...

Jewish Groups, Politicians React to Monsey Machete Attack on Hanukkah

Jewish groups and politicians, including all of the 2020 presidential candidates, expressed condemnation in the aftermath of a black male carrying a long machete allegedly entering a home and...

Graffiti Featuring Star of David, ‘9 11’ Painted on Buildings in North London

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Graffiti featuring a Star of David and “9 11” was painted on buildings on several streets in North London. The graffiti, discovered on a synagogue and store...
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  Irresponsible Advice Dear Editor, I was extremely dismayed to read “Monsey Stabber: A Halachic Analysis” in the January 3 issue. The author, although insisting he was...

UK Classifies Hezbollah as Terrorist Group, Freezes Its Assets

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — The United Kingdom designated the entire Hezbollah organization as a terrorist group and froze its assets. The Finance Ministry move, which was...

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