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Egging Attack On Boro Park Mother & Child Becomes Fifth Such Assault [VIDEO]

BORO PARK (VosIzNeias) — A Jewish mother and child became the victim of an egging attack in Boro Park on Sunday, becoming the fifth egging attack in recent days. The mother and ...

8 Families, 19 Children, 85 Yeshiva Students Live Next To Rachel’s Tomb. Can This Community Grow?

JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias)— As tens of thousands of people converge on Kever Rachel to mark her Yahrzeit, (which this year fell on Shabbos, meaning that people came on Thursday, Friday...

Frum Female Hatzolah Volunteer In Israel Decries Ban Against Ezras Nashim

JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias) — My name is Kalanit Taub, I am a new EMT with United Hatzalah. Recently an incident occurred that really brought home what I, as a woman, have to offer in t...

Teen Arrested In Connection With Series Of Boro Park Attacks

BROOKLYN (JTA) — A teenager was arrested in connection with a series of attacks on Jewish men in the Borough Park neighborhood of Brooklyn. The teen, said to be 16 and not named...

Multiple Boro Park Locations Targeted In Egging Attacks Saturday Night [VIDEO]

BORO PARK (VosIzNeias) — Saturday night saw a group of youths target multiple Boro Park locations in an egging spree. All the targets were in the Dahill Rd area, and included a ...

Brooklyn Man Sues Borough Park Yeshivas

BROOKLYN, NY (VosIzNeias) - A NYC man who was raised in the chasidic sect of Bobov has filed a law suit claiming he was repeatedly raped as a child by two Hasidic rabbis at A Yeshi...

Several Turtles Have Swastikas Painted On Their Shells And Authorities Cant Catch Them

SEATTLE (JTA) — Swastikas have been found painted on the shells of several turtles in a park outside Seattle, and local animal control officers are having trouble catching them. ...

Mike Pompeo Vows To Fight Anti-semitism During Visit To German Synagogue Targeted By Gunman

HALLE, GERMANY (JTA) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with members of the Jewish community at the German synagogue targeted in a fatal shooting by a far-right gunman.. “Our ...

Chaveirim Member Gets Ticket While Changing Flat Tire, Councilman Chaim Deutsch Outraged At NYPD

WILLIAMSBURG (VosIzNeias) — A Chaveirim member who recently helped change the tire on a stranded vehicle in Williamsburg was given an unwelcome reward for his efforts. The reward c...

At Kristallnacht Memorial Service In Berlin, Jewish Leaders Sound Alarm On Anti-Semitism

BERLIN (JNS) — It’s been 81 years since Kristallnacht (“The Night of Broken Glass”), when Nazis torched synagogues, vandalized thousands of Jewish homes, schools and businesses, an...

93-Year-old Holocaust Survivor To Celebrate Bar Mitzvah On 81st Anniversary Of Kristallnacht

NEW JERSEY (JTA) — A 93-year-old Holocaust survivor is holding a special bar mitzvah celebration in New Jersey on the 81st anniversary of Kristallnacht. Fred Behrend is celebrat...

Kosher Food Stall Denied Spot At British Market In England For Not Opening On Shabbat

MANCHESTER (JTA) — A kosher restaurant in England was not allowed to have a stall at a market because it refused to open on Shabbat. The owner of Ta’am Grill and Deli in Prestwi...

Jewish Student Assaulted, Verbally Abused At Fitness Center In Freiburg, Germany

FREIBURG, Germany (VosIzNeias) — Samuel Kantrowitz, a 19-year-old Jewish student, was doing his regular workout at the fitness center in the city when a man grabbed him from behind...

Jewish Billionaire Acquires NY’s Vernon Hills Shopping Center

EASTCHESTER, NY (VosIzNeias) — The Vernon Hills Shopping Center has been sold for $125 million. The five building shopping center in Eastchester, NY was purchased by a company owne...

Jewish Groups Ask Trump To End Pollard’s Parole So He Can Care For Ailing Wife

NEW YORK (JTA) — Three U.S. Orthodox Jewish organizations have sent separate letters to President Donald Trump asking him to end Jonathan Pollard’s parole so he can take care of hi...

Israeli Paramedic Delivers 3 Babies In 48 Hours

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli paramedic for Magen David Adom in the Tel Aviv area delivered three babies in 48 hours. Issachar Weiss, 24, started at 4:30 a.m. Sunday in the subur...

White-Supremacist Richard Spencer Slurs Jews And Blacks In Leaked Expletive-Laden

MONTANA (JTA) — White supremacist Richard Spencer rails against Jews and blacks in an expletive-laden audio that was leaked online. The 2017 recording of Spencer, who is credite...

Jewish Businessman Who Brought Thousands Of Ethiopian Jews To Israel Passes Away

TEL AVIV (VosIzNeias) — A Belgian Jewish businessman who used his company's airplanes to secretly transport thousands of Ethiopian Jews to Israel has passed away. He was 81 years o...

Businessman Who Tried To Auction 11-Year-Old Holocaust Victim’s Letter Will Give It To Yad Vashem

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli businessman will turn over to Yad Vashem a letter written by an 11-year-old Polish girl killed in the Holocaust after its sale by auction was blocked b...

Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes In Sweden Rise By 53% To All-Time Record High

GOTHENBURG (JTA) — The number of anti-Semitic hate crimes recorded in Sweden rose to a record high last year, jumping 53 percent over the 2016 figures, government statistics show. ...