Local politicians are speaking out against anti-Muslim graffiti found spray painted on a sidewalk in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn.
Six months ago, Denise Weiss sat her 11-year-old down and talked about the perils of social media sites that allow users to post mean-spirited anonymous comments. She then shut down her daughter’s page on ask.fm, a site popular with 11- to 14-year-olds. But Weiss, of New City, wonders how many parents even know about ask.fm…
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New York’s police department was questioning a suspect in a series of mezuza burnings that occurred in Brooklyn on Monday, US media reported. Orthodox residents in several Williamsburg buildings had discovered Monday that 12 mezuzot hanging on their doors were torched. “It’s devastating. It’s very sad and such things shouldn’t happen,” resident Raizy Fogel told…
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Shortly after it was announced that Pamela Geller, an outspoken critic of radical Islam, would be appearing at Great Neck Synagogue April 14 to discuss the “Imposition of Sharia in America,” an e-mail and phone campaign sought to get the talk canceled.
The American Muslims for Palestine kicked off its national advertising campaign Tuesday by unveiling some of the ads it plans to run at Metro-North stations in the coming weeks.