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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.

Hate crime law to be named after the rabbi who died in Monsey attack

Rabbi Josef Neumann, 72, went into a coma after the event at Monsey during the Hannukah celebrations last December, and died from his wounds on Sunday.

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

NY Gov. Cuomo renames legislation to honor deceased Monsey stabbing victim

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he is renaming proposed state hate crime legislation in honor of the Monsey stabbing victim who died on Sunday.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
31/03/2020
A Jewish man walks near the Monsey antisemitic attack, New York, December 2019.

A gesture to honor Monsey hero ended up in controversy; here is why

Analysis: Joseph Gluck's decision to turn down the $20,000 prize should not come as a surprise

Monsey hero turns down $20,000 reward from 'Zionist' organizations

After consulting with his rabbi, he decided to reject the money from the “Zionist organizations" – because they don’t represent the beliefs and values of his haredi Orthodox community.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
17/02/2020
People attend a national gathering to protest antisemitism and the rise of anti-Semitic attacks in t

How to contain antisemitism: An epidemics researcher's guide

The intervention methods currently employed, including those of law enforcement, are severely limited

By GARY SLUTKIN/JTA
02/02/2020

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
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