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.
Black and Jewish community leaders have attempted to bridge divides between the two groups with mixed success.
Rodriguez, 49, was an employee at the kosher supermarket. Before succumbing to his wounds, he saved a customer.
After Jersey City and Monsey the US needs a united front against antisemitism in all communities.
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?
Horrific events, whether vandalization or murder, are on the rise in America.
Family members and supporters of all three of the market goers that lost their lives that day showed up for the ceremony.
The Jews in Jersey City certainly live an insular life, focused with zealousness on living based upon strict biblical tenets.
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.
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