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Photo of a woman wanted for setting a fire in front of the Yeshiva of Flatbush in Brooklyn, N.Y., October 2021. Source: Screenshot.

Search underway for woman in Brooklyn who set fire in front of yeshivah

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Police are searching for an unidentified African-American woman seen on surveillance video pouring gasoline in front of a Jewish school in Brooklyn, N.Y., before setting the liquid on fire. The incident occurred Thursday night...
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks at a “Westchester Stands United Against Anti-Semitism and Hate” rally at the Jewish Community Center of Mid-Westchester. Credit: Lev Radin/Shutterstock.

New York boosts funding to secure communities against hate crimes, anti-Semitism

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New York Gov. Kathy Hochul visited the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Lower Manhattan on Wednesday to announce an increase in state funding to help secure communities against hate crimes. “This place is a stark...
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Toronto man arrested, again charged for assault, anti-Semitic attack

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A Canadian man responsible for a number of anti-Semitic attacks within the last few months was recently arrested and charged in relation to another hate-motivated assault, B’nai Brith Canada reported. On Friday, Michael Park, 32, approached a woman at...
Three men from Brooklyn, N.Y., have been charged in relation to two hate-crime incidents in May 2021 that targeted religious Jews. Source: Screenshot.

Three Brooklyn men charged for assaulting Jews, forcing them to say ‘Free Palestine’

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Three men in Brooklyn, N.Y., have been charged in relation to two hate-crime incidents that targeted religious Jews. District Attorney for Kings Country Eric Gonzalez identified the defendants as Daniel Shaukat, 20, of Bensonhurst; Haider...
Surveillance camera footage caught an African-American woman in the act of using a hammer to break a glass window of a Jewish school in Brooklyn, N.Y., July 15, 2021. Source: Screenshot.

Suspect seen on surveillance video smashing window of Brooklyn Jewish school

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Surveillance camera footage in Brooklyn, N.Y., caught a suspect in the act as she used a hammer to break a glass window at a Jewish school building. The video, shared by the Twitter account Williamsburg News on Tuesday,...
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Pennsylvania man sentenced to 18 months in jail for online threats against Jews

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A man from Lehighton, Pa., was sentenced by a U.S. District Court judge to 18 months in prison for making Internet threats against Jews. Corbin Kauffman, 32, received his sentencing on Tuesday after pleading guilty to one...
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Canadian Jewish leaders raise alarm after string of anti-Semitic assaults in Toronto

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A Toronto man with a swastika tattoo on his chest was arrested for assault on a Jewish man and ticketed for other offenses aimed at the Jewish community during the past week. Michael Park, 32,...
Canadian flag. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Damage to kosher restaurant in Montreal one of multiple hate crimes in 2021

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A kosher restaurant in Montreal is temporarily closed after it was vandalized on Sunday night in what is believed to be a hate crime. According to a press release issued by B’nai Brith Canada, “On...
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FBI helps NYPD address increase in anti-Semitic attacks in New York City

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The FBI is assisting the New York Police Department in combating the rise in anti-Semitic hate crimes against Jews following the recent Israel-Palestinian conflict, reported The Wall Street Journal. The FBI said it held discussions and...
Jordan Burnette. Source: Screenshot.

Jews troubled after court releases man arrested for Bronx synagogue attacks

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A 29-year-old man from the Riverdale section of the Bronx, N.Y., was arrested on May 1 by the New York City Police Department for a string of attacks on synagogues there. Jordan Burnette is facing a number...