Crown Heights Religious Nonprofit Running Illegal Hotel

CROWN HEIGHTS — A Brooklyn Orthodox Jewish charity whose mission is to help the needy has been operating an illegal hotel charging Manhattan prices, officials said. Read more

NYPD: Man Threatens To Shoot Crossing Guard For ‘Protecting The Jewish Girls’

A man driving a gold Cadillac Escalade threatened to shoot a crossing guard after making anti-Semitic comments outside of an all-girls elementary school in Brooklyn, police said Wednesday. Read more

Swastikas Scrawled on Crown Heights Sidewalk

A prominent member of Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community says a swastika was spray-painted on a sidewalk in the neighborhood. Read more

Crown Heights – Two Arrested in Connection with Eruv Vandalism

CROWN HEIGHTS — Police have arrested a man in connection to the vandalism of a controversial eruv built in the neighborhood this summer, the NYPD said — and a second man is set to be charged soon, an attorney on the case said. Read more

Deaf, Mute Orthodox Woman Tells NYPD She Was Raped on Rosh Hashanah

Police are investigating a deaf and mute Orthodox woman’s claims that she was raped while celebrating the High Holy Days early Tuesday, officials said. Read more

NYPD Hate Crimes Taking Over Investigation Of Eruv Vandalism In Crown Heights

Repeated vandalism to a newly built eruv in the neighborhood is being investigated by the NYPD’s Hate Crime Task Force, the NYPD said Wednesday. Read more

Who Cut The Crown Heights Eruv?

Orthodox Jewish residents of the Crown Heights neighborhood in Brooklyn were shocked to discover in recent days that a newly established eruv had been destroyed. Read more

Tires of 11 Jewish-Owned Cars in Crown Heights Slashed During Shabbos; Hate Crime Suspected

The tires of at least 11 Jewish-owned cars were slashed Friday night in the heart of the Jewish community in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn and cops suspect that this may have been an anti-Semitic act, police sources told TOT Sunday. Read more

Lubavitch Rabbis Issue Edict Against Modern Orthodox Eruv In Crown Heights

Chabad Lubavitch rabbis in Crown Heights, Brooklyn issued an edict to void the New York neighborhood’s new eruv a symbolically enclosed area that allows observant Jews to carry objects on Shabbat. Read more

Child-Sex Abuse Victim Chaim Levin Rallies Orthodox Jews To Pressure Politicians For Child Victims Act Passage

Chaim Levin says he was sexually abused by his cousin for years, abandoned by his family and shunned by his community. He has wrestled with his identity and sexuality. Read more