Monsey

Psychiatrist says Monsey stabber is incompetent to stand trial

Thomas denies stabbing anyone, and his family says he suffers from mental illness.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
29/01/2020
A man holds a sign outside the home of rabbi Chaim Rottenberg in Monsey, New York, U.S., December 29
From Kishinev to Monsey

Kishinev, more than a century ago, was the capital of Bessarabia in Czarist Russia.

26/01/2020
POPE FRANCIS – a call to unite together in the battle against antisemitism
A message to Pope Francis

Let us unite together in the battle against antisemitism and hate and win the day for our children, grandchildren and future generations.

By MARVIN HIER
23/01/2020
A man holds a sign outside the home of rabbi Chaim Rottenberg in Monsey, New York, U.S., December 29
On patrol with a Monsey Hasidic security force

It was a weekday in early January and Margaretten was explaining the concept of tefillin to a sanitation worker on the other end of the line.

By BEN SALES/JTA
22/01/2020
Monsey one of 2 NY towns to get funding for high-speed security cameras

A license plate reader, which contains a high-speed camera, was used to find and arrest the man accused of stabbing at least five people in an attack last month on a rabbi’s home in Monsey.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
15/01/2020
Attendees of the "No Hate No Fear" rally against antisemitism, Jerusalem, January 5, 2020
How to respond to the NYC antisemitism crisis

Reflections from a Brooklyn Jew

By DANIEL EDELSTEIN
14/01/2020
A man holds a sign outside the home of rabbi Chaim Rottenberg in Monsey, New York, U.S., December 29
Monsey stabbing attack suspect pleads not guilty to federal charges

One of the suspects in that attack - who died in the shooting - had also expressed interest in the Black Hebrew Israelites.

By REUTERS
13/01/2020
A man holds a sign outside the home of rabbi Chaim Rottenberg in Monsey
Man who threw table at Monsey stabber receives NY Senate’s highest honor

“I didn’t earn this medal, god earns this medal,” Joseph Gluck said Sunday after being presented with the New York State Senate Liberty Medal.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
09/01/2020
Attendees of the "No Hate No Fear" rally against antisemitism, Jerusalem, January 5, 2020
After the Monsey attack, online hate against Jews has only gotten worse

Threats are multiplied by the antisemitic online posts, comments and even entire Facebook groups that are dedicated to attacking the Jewish community with outrageous and hateful stereotypes

By JOEL M. PETLIN/JTA
09/01/2020
(From right to left) Congressman Gregory Meeks; Governor Andrew Cuomo, UJA CEO Eric Goldstein; Senat
Fighting antisemitism: We can’t win this battle without friends

One common thread that has emerged from my recollections of personal experiences with antisemitism is that there are good people who stand up for what is right.

By DANIEL S. MARIASCHIN
12/01/2020
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