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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
Binyamin Lehrfield took over as The Riverdale Minyan’s new rabbi just in time for the High Holy Days this year. And he’s glad to hit the ground running — especially with all that leading Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur services entails. more
How can religious people come together and celebrate during a global pandemic? That’s a question Jewish communities all over the world are wrestling with for the second straight year as the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur approach. And the Jewish community in this part of the Bronx is no exception. more
Sometimes it feels like a Hallmark holiday, but Mother’s Day remains a really meaningful event for many — especially moms. It’s a day when moms are appreciated for sacrifices they made, and the overall hard work it takes to raise children. more
Some may describe our human drive as one in the pursuit of happiness. Others, a quest for perfection. And then there are those who believe you can’t have one without the other. 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
It happens every four hours in communities across the country. A Jewish home or business is vandalized, or even worse, someone of Jewish faith is harassed or even assaulted. 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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