• hate crime Jan 4, 2020

    Hanukkah Stabbing Suspect Indicted on Attempted Murder, Assault Charges

    The suspect in the Hanukkah stabbings in Rockland County was indicted Friday on six counts of attempted murder and multiple other charges, his lawyer confirms to News 4. Thirty-seven-year-old Grafton Thomas, the alleged attacker, is also facing three counts of assault, three counts of attempted assault and two counts of burglary. He faces up to 25 years in prison. “This…

  • Monsey Jan 3, 2020

    ‘Stop This Hatred': Family of Monsey Stabbing Victim Asks for Prayers, Pleads for Change

    The family of one of the stabbing victims of Saturday’s attack against the Jewish community in Rockland County gave an emotional update on his condition Thursday morning, saying that although the prognosis is grim they are praying for his recovery. They also urged the public to stand up against hate. Seventy-two-year-old Josef Neumann was one of five people stabbed...

  • anti-semitism Jan 2, 2020

    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.

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