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A grand jury has indicted a 30-year-old Whitehall man on multiple charges — including criminal mischief and hate crimes — over a vandalism spree last spring that targeted several Riverdale-area synagogues. more
When Leo Shliselberg first met Rita in 1950, he felt he already knew her. Leo’s friend at work in Tel Aviv, Israel, talked about her family incessantly, and Rita’s upbringing and religious background stood out to him.  more
Bend the Arc: Jewish Action Riverdale seeks young adult Jewish progressives for a nationwide leadership and organizational fellowship. more
Art Chang may not be as familiar with the Bronx as he’d like to be. But he has memories of the mainland borough from a particularly tough point in his life. “The South Bronx is where I … more
Memories of the Holocaust still haunt Jessica Haller, even though she didn’t personally live through it. more
As a young boy, Charles Moerdler remembers the bombs Nazis dropped night after night on London during their World War II blitzkrieg. Now, well into his 80s, he never thought he’d have to experience such terror again. more
How should a community come together in the wake of hatred and find a way to collectively heal? That’s the question many in this corner of the Bronx are asking themselves after at least four synagogues along the Henry Hudson Parkway were targeted by a vandal last month. more
Four temples were targeted in a series of vandalism attacks spanning from Thursday to Sunday. Police say someone threw rocks through windows at the Riverdale Jewish Center on Independence Avenue, Chabad Lubavitch of Riverdale on West 246th Street, Young Israel of Riverdale on Henry Hudson Parkway East, and the Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale on West 250th Street. more
It was nearly another weekend of vandalized synagogues. Instead, police caught a significant break early Saturday morning when a man riding a bicycle against traffic on Delafield Avenue ended up being exactly who they were looking for. more
A rampage leaving behind a string of broken windows across Riverdale has drawn the attention of the New York Police Department's Hate Crime Task Force.  more
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