assault

Spike of 41% in reported sexual assaults

Approximately 51,000 people complained of sexual assault to the association throughout 2018, 12,077 of which were new complaints, showing a 41% increase in contrast to the five previous years.

24/11/2019
London man yells ‘Jews don’t belong here,’ assaults Jewish couple

The Campaign Against Antisemitism is calling on people of all races and religions to attend the “Together Against Antisemitism - National Solidarity Rally” in Parliament Square on December 8.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
24/11/2019
Multiple Jewish residents of Borough Park assaulted on same night

Series of assaults come amid continued rise in antisemitic attacks in U.S.

By CODY LEVINE
05/11/2019
Israeli suspect extradited from Thailand for allegedly assaulting minors

The suspect was officially arrested upon his arrival at Ben-Gurion Airport on Sunday.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
03/11/2019
Pause with Pittsburgh, a moment of silence in memory of the lives lost in the mass shooting
Judge strikes down gun control laws passed by Pittsburgh City Council

City residents who own guns and accessories outlined in the bills would be grandfathered. Violators of the laws could be fined $1,000 or face up to 90 days in prison for each offense.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
31/10/2019
Pedestrians walk past a yeshiva in the South Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, April 9, 2019.
Hasidic man beaten and robbed in Brooklyn

Brooklyn of late has seen a string of attacks on visibly Jewish people.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
19/09/2019
Policemen (background) keep guard as men and boys stand at a Brooklyn synagogue in New York City.
Over half of NYC hate crimes this year were antisemitic

Most of the incidents reported were acts of vandalism, such as graffiti or swastikas on places like synagogues.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
08/09/2019
Crown Heights, Brooklyn
2nd assault this week against Orthodox Jewish man reported in NYC

The rock broke the driver’s side window and hit him in the eye, cutting his face. The delivery man refused medical attention.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
31/08/2019
Girl sleeping with a teddy bear
Petah Tikva resident arrested for assaulting 15-year-old sleeping girl

The suspect, a 29-year-old resident of the city, strangled the housekeeper, a 15-year-old girl, who was fighting him and biting him with his hand.

By MAARIV ONLINE
21/07/2019
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