Jewish cemetery vandalized in northern Slovakian town
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Unknown vandals have damaged dozens of gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in northern Slovakia, police and a group that worked to preserve the site said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Karol Kurtulik) 2/3 SLIDES © Provided by Associated Press In this picture taken on Monday Dec. 16, 2019, dozens of damaged tombstones lay at the Jewish cemetery in Namestovo, Slovakia.
Amid a moment of national euphoria, Israel’s founding prime minister, David Ben-Gurion, emerged from retirement in July To some, the new law is a natural outgrowth of Israel’s 1967 victory over neighbors opposed to its existence, safeguarding the Jewish people within borders and laws that put them first.
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD continues to investigate a rash of hate crimes against Jewish people after violence in Williamsburg, Crown Heights and Midtown all within a three-day period.
Police are still looking for those responsible for the attack in Crown Heights, reports CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis.
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Police charged a homeless woman with a hate crime after police say she yelled anti-Semitic slurs and hit another woman who was with a 3-year-old child.
Afghan official says Taliban abducted 26 peace activists
The Taliban ambushed a peace convoy in western Afghanistan and abducted 26 activists, members of a peace movement, a police spokesman said Wednesday. © Provided by Associated Press FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2019 filephoto, members of the peace movement chat after an interview in Kabul, Afghanistan. On Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019, the Taliban ambushed a peace convoy in Farah province in western Afghanistan and abducted 26 activists, members of a peace movement. A police spokesman said the insurgents forced the six-vehicle convoy to a halt, then got into the cars and drove to an unknown location.
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The threats against targets including Israeli diplomatic offices, schools, shopping centres, law enforcement agencies, hospitals and airlines It linked Kadar to at least 245 threatening telephone calls between 4 January and 7 March 2017, many targeting Jewish community centres in the United
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Theis looking to question the man seen in a surveillance video following an incident in Crown Heights early Tuesday morning.
Police say a 25-year-old man was walking on Kingston Avenue when a group started cursing and yelling hateful slurs at him from across the street.
When the targeted man took out his cell phone to record the group, police say one of them threw an unknown liquid at him and took off.
That very same day in the same neighborhood, surveillance cameras captured what police believe is another anti-Semitic attack.
A 56-year-old Orthodox Jewish man seen walking down the sidewalk is jumped from behind by a group of at least four people.
NYPD Investigates Pattern Of Anti-Semitic Attacks Over 72-Hour Period
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- From Crown Heights to the Upper East Side, there has been a pattern of anti-Semitic attacks over the past few days with little to no answers around who is responsible. listen to the audio Police have made one arrest in the attack that occurred on the Upper East Side on Monday where a man allegedly punched and kicked a 65-year-old jewish man while making anti-Semitic remarks. Officials charged 28-year-old, Steven Jorge of Miami with assault as a hate crime.There have been other assaults that police are looking into that were reported on Tuesday and Wednesday.
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The attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh is part of a wave of anti-Semitic attacks across the country and around the Mainstream Jewish groups are now branding such campaigns as anti-Semitism. A demonstration in support of the country’s Jews drew thousands of people to the streets, but months
The Anti-Defamation League has been working with the NYPD as it investigates the five anti-Semitic incidents from this week of Chanukah celebrations.
“Certainly the sheer number of incidents we’re seeing, the rise of anti-Semitic hate crimes in New York are making, especially openly Orthodox New Yorkers, take pause,” said ADL Regional Director Evan Bernstein.
Police are still looking for a group of teens in Williamsburg who witnesses say hit 6- and 7-year-old boys in the lobby of a residential building Monday before running off.
An arrest has been made in an incident that happened Monday in Midtown Manhattan whenwalking down the street wearing a yarmulke.
“Our people know what it’s like to contribute to a society and we know what it’s like to be oppressed,” said Mendel Rosner of Crown Heights. “America is a story of freedom, Chanukah is a story of freedom. A Jew should be proud like everyone else should be proud – everyone should be proud to walk down the street, that’s the message.”
Another Anti-Semitic Incident Under Investigation, Man Accused Of Spitting At Jewish Woman In Queens .
The NYPD says there were at least 14 anti-Semitic hate crimes in the city during the week of Chanukkah alone. In some cases, the victims have been punched, kicked, robbed and had anti-Semitic slurs yelled at them.RELATED STORY: Lawmakers, Community Step Up Response Amid New Reports Of Anti-Semitic AttacksIn light of the attacks, some members of the Jewish faith have pushed for more safety in the community.The governor has announced state police will add patrols in Jewish neighborhoods, and Mayor Bill de Blasio says additional NYPD strategic response officers will also be in the streets.