Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

What Is 770 Eastern Parkway? - What to Know About Chabad Lubavitch World Headquarters in Brooklyn

With its distinctive three gables, the red-brick synagogue at 770 Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, N.Y., is one of the most iconic Jewish buildings in the world. Today, replicas of the synagogue, known simply as “770,” can be found in Israel and Italy, California and Melbourne.

News | Antisemitism Watch

‘We Don’t Want Zionists Here’: Brooklyn Jews Steel Themselves for Pro-Hamas Protest on Saturday

Jews in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn are being advised to take extra precautions as the New York City borough prepares for a pro-Hamas demonstration on Saturday. The demonstration will take place as Orthodox Jews, who compose up to 25 percent of

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Rather than protecting Jews, authorities are telling us to hide -- again

Lawyer Gerard Filitti holds a press conference announcing that Jewish students at Cooper Union who were hiding in a library during a pro-Palestine protest will file a lawsuit against the school.

News | Israel At War

Brooklyn to Gaza in 48 Hours: Dozens Called Up on Jewish Holiday

Chassidic reservists rush to JFK on Shabbat after receiving the call to duty

News | Antisemitism Watch

Hate Crime Cover Up Exposed in the 71st Precinct After Jewish Man Assaulted by Hate Spewing Teens

A female police officer in Crown Heights's 71st NYPD Precinct - who decided to cover up a possible hate crime - is now in the hot seat after the enraged victim went public with his shocking story.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Elder Of Ziyon - The .@NYTimes mirrors its 1991 biased coverage of the Crown Heights pogrom

Blogging about Israel and the Arab world since, oh, forever.

Politics | Politics

‘There Wasn’t Violence. There Wasn’t Bloodshed’: MSNBC Whitewashes Al Sharpton’s History

When you think of nonviolent protests, you may not think of Al Sharpton — but MSNBC does.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Why the Crown Heights Pogrom Still Matters

Video captured by the Shomrim Jewish community organization of the assault on a Jewish man in Crown Heights. Photo: Screenshot. …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

30 Years Later: Remembering Crown Heights

Thirty years ago, anti-Semitic mobs plundered the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn for three days, chanting Nazi slogans, destroying Jewish homes and businesses, and lynching a young Jewish seminary student.

Miscellaneous | Chabad

International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries Moves Online Amid Pandemic

Since its launching in 1983 by the Rebbe—Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory—the International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries (Kinus Hashluchim) has brought together Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries for a weekend of inspiration, learning and fellowship.

Politics | POLITICS

The ADL’s Disgrace

It’s hard to think of a more prominent anti-Semite in American public life over the last 30 years than the Rev. Al Sharpton.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

America’s Largest Population of Holocaust Survivors Is Endangered by the Coronavirus as Crown Heights and Borough Park Shut Down

The pandemic inflicts miseries that are particular to each place it visits

Politics | POLITICS

Al Sharpton: Return Of The Kingmaker (And Race Baiting, Charlatan, Jew Hater)

Al Sharpton, a race-baiting charlatan, has become more powerful than ever in Democratic Party politics.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Skyrocketing Attacks On NYC Jews Ignored Because Of Race

An epidemic of anti-Jewish violence in Brooklyn is being virtually ignored because many of the assailants are black and Hispanic.

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

Outrage Follows Announcement That Al Sharpton, Who Helped Incite 1991 Antisemitic Riots, Is Slated to Receive Honorary Degree

Al Sharpton in November 2007. Photo: David Shankbone via Wikicommons. An initiative by a City University of New York school …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

On January 29, Two Hate Crimes Occurred. The Media Only Covered The Fake One. Here's Why.

On January 29, 2019, Chicago Police opened a hate crime investigation into the alleged assault of Empire actor Jussie Smollett. Smollett, who is black and gay, alleged that two men approached him at 2 a.m.

News | News

Jewish Leaders in Crown Heights Urge NYC Authorities to Probe Circumstances Behind Spate of Antisemitic Violence

Video captured by the Shomrim Jewish community organization of the assault on a Jewish man in Crown Heights. Photo: Screenshot. …

News | News

Brooklyn man shot after yelling 'I want to kill the Jew!'

A man stabbed a 22-year-old student in the face at the Brooklyn HQ of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement before he was shot dead by police.