Monsey

A Jewish man walks near the Monsey antisemitic attack, New York, December 2019.

Monsey stabbing: Jewish leaders, organizations commemorate two years

New York Senator Chuck Schumer, New York Governor Kathleen Hochul and others participated in a virtual event commemorating the two-year anniversary of the Monsey stabbing.

Bodies of Jerusalem yeshiva student plane crash victims land in US, UK

"Thanks to the activities of ZAKA representatives, Chabad emissaries and benefactors, the families will be able to "bury their loved ones even before Shabbat," ZAKA CEO Dubi Wiesenstern said.

Ultra-Orthodox zip codes have some of New York's worst vaccination rates

Monsey in Rockland County boasts the worst, with just 17.8%, while the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Williamsburg, Borough Park and Crown Heights are all below average.

15/06/2021

Arrivals - Feeding you like a bubbie

AHUVA SCHWARTZ, 31 - FROM MONSEY TO JERUSALEM, 2012

Accused Monsey stabber again found unfit to stand trial

Grafton Thomas, now 38, has already been declared unfit to stand trial multiple times.

By BEN SALES/JTA
10/04/2021

Jewish organizations remember victims of Monsey stabbing

As a response to the attack, New York State passed a law called the Josef Neumann Hate Crimes Domestic Terrorism Act, aimed at combating hate crimes.

The table used to stop Monsey attacker is turned into a menorah stand

Emblazoned on its sides are the Hebrew words marked on dreidels typically in Israel — “A big miracle happened here.”

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
11/12/2020

Monsey stabbing attack suspect declared unfit to stand trial

"I have stated from the very outset that, based upon my investigation, this was not an act of domestic terrorism," said the suspect's attorney.

(From right to left) Congressman Gregory Meeks; Governor Andrew Cuomo, UJA CEO Eric Goldstein; Senat

The other deadly disease

Every death is a tragedy, but with the ever-mounting number of fatalities from the novel coronavirus one particularly tragic loss last week was largely overlooked.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo delivers remarks at a news conference. New York City, New York, U.S.,

New York State approves hate crimes act

Cuomo named legislation after Rabbi Josef Neumann, who died after being stabbed at a synagogue in Monsey over Hanukkah.

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