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Arson at Yeshiva of Flatbush Sparks Manhunt

Police are actively searching for a person who was seen dousing gasoline on the Yeshivah of Flatbush Joel Braverman High School building last night. The gas fueled a fire set by the arsonist, who was seen pouring gas on a fenced-off area. The suspect lit the fire before fleeing the school campus. While the fire, […]

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Cleveland Teen Faces Brazen Anti-Semitic Attack

A 13-year-old Orthodox Jewish girl was attacked as she was getting off of her school bus in University Heights, Cleveland, Ohio last week. Witnesses say that a woman in a dark-colored SUV or pickup truck threw a beer bottle at the girl and shouted anti-semitic slurs at her. The middle-aged female perpetrator was wearing a […]

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Hate Graffiti At NJ Yeshiva Sparks Investigation

After a floor tile was found with a swastika burned into it outside a Union Township yeshiva, police are investigating it as a hate crime. “We are closely following this disturbing development,” Dov Ben-Shimon, CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest said on Twitter. He added, “We’re grateful for our law enforcement partners, on […]

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British Jews Face Record Anti-Semitism and Increased Fear

As a record number of anti-Semitic incidents have been reported in the U.K., British Jews are reacting with understandably high levels of fear. Following the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in May, anti-Semitic attacks saw a worldwide increase, though in the United Kingdom, remarkably so. A Rabbi in Essex was struck over the head with a brick outside […]

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Hasidic Jew Physically Harassed in Manhattan

A 20-year-old Hasidic Jew walking in Midtown Manhattan was physically harassed when three teenagers grabbed his hat and would not give it back until the Jewish man yelled “Free Palestine.” Occurring in broad daylight as rush hour pedestrian traffic began to build at West 43rd Street at 12th Avenue, no one stopped to help. Despite […]

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