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JERSEY CITY police work at the scene the day after an hours-long gun battle with two men around a ko

Orthodox community gives nearly $50,000 to family of slain Jersey cop

A crowdfunding campaign spearheaded by an Orthodox community in Brooklyn raised some $48,000 for the family of the police officer killed in the Jersey City attacks.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
13/02/2020

What is behind New York's rising antisemitism?

Black and Jewish community leaders have attempted to bridge divides between the two groups with mixed success.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
03/01/2020
Three people are killed in a kosher supermarket in Jersey City by two members of the anti-Semitic Bl

11-year-old daughter of Jersey City hero calls rabbi in solidarity after Monsey

Rodriguez, 49, was an employee at the kosher supermarket. Before succumbing to his wounds, he saved a customer.

Inconvenient antisemitism: daily attacks on Jews in New York

After Jersey City and Monsey the US needs a united front against antisemitism in all communities.

JERSEY ATTACK

Will American Jews finally get hint about dangers they face? - analysis

Will this attack wake up American Jewry to the dangers they face so that all communities, even smaller and lower-profile ones, will finally get serious about security?

We can make a difference and be safe

Horrific events, whether vandalization or murder, are on the rise in America.

By SHERIDAN A. BAHAR
23/12/2019
Jersey City police work at the scene the day after an hours-long gun battle at a kosher supermarket

Jersey City celebrates Hanukkah in aftermath of kosher market shooting

Family members and supporters of all three of the market goers that lost their lives that day showed up for the ceremony.

Three people are killed in a kosher supermarket in Jersey City by two members of the anti-Semitic Bl

Killing ourselves with hate

The Jews in Jersey City certainly live an insular life, focused with zealousness on living based upon strict biblical tenets.

By ARMSTRONG WILLIAMS
22/12/2019

The Jersey City shooting and the dangers of not taking Hasidim seriously

The ultra-Orthodox community is culturally and visibly different than any other group with whom you normally interact, and therefore our very existence sometimes provokes a wide range of emotions.

By MEYER LABIN
22/12/2019
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

New York Gov. Cuomo announces $10m. fund to protect religious institutions

The money, which marks the second round of funding under New York’s Securing Communities Against Hate Crimes Grant Program, will fund more than 200 projects, the Governor’s Office said in a statement

By SAM SOKOL/JTA
20/12/2019
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