Category: Brooklyn

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Dec
2020

NYC Synagogue Barred By State From Holding Wedding Hosts Around 5,000 For FuneralNYC Synagogue Barred By State From Holding Wedding Hosts Around 5,000 For Funeral

A synagogue in Brooklyn, New York, held a large funeral on Monday after the state prohibited it from hosting a wedding in October due to COVID-19, the New York Post reported. The funeral for former chief Satmar judge Rabbi Yisroel Chaim Menashe Friedman, 94, drew around 5,000 attendees, the Post reported. People stood close together […]

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new-york-state-board-of-rabbi’s-condemns-recent-brooklyn-orthodox-community’s-protests-against-covid-19-restrictions
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Oct
2020

New York State Board Of Rabbi’s Condemns Recent Brooklyn Orthodox Community’s Protests Against COVID-19 RestrictionsNew York State Board Of Rabbi’s Condemns Recent Brooklyn Orthodox Community’s Protests Against COVID-19 Restrictions

The New York Board of Rabbis said recent protests of the Brooklyn Orthodox community against new coronavirus related restrictions were “shameful,” the New York Post reported Thursday. The board criticized the protesters for ignoring safety precautions and asked the Jewish community to follow official guidelines, the Post reported. The board cited a principle called “pikuach […]

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Sep
2020

6-Year-Old, 4 Others Reportedly Shot At Celebration In New York City, Police Say6-Year-Old, 4 Others Reportedly Shot At Celebration In New York City, Police Say

Five people were reportedly shot in what police say was a gang-related shooting at a J’Ouvert celebration in Brooklyn, New York, early Monday morning, the New York Post reported. Approximately 300 people reportedly assembled for the pre-dawn West Indian Day celebration, before the gunfire occurred around 3 a.m., the Post reported. Among those reportedly shot was […]

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Jul
2020

Man Accused Of Punching NYPD Officers In Brooklyn Bridge Incident Released Without BailMan Accused Of Punching NYPD Officers In Brooklyn Bridge Incident Released Without Bail

A man charged with assaulting New York Police officers, including the police chief, was released from custody without bail Thursday night, the New York Post reported. Quran Campbell, a 25-year-old from the Bronx, reportedly resisted arrest and allegedly assaulted New York Police Department Chief Terence Monahan in the process, the Post reported. Before his altercation […]

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Jul
2020

Organizer Of Nightly Dance Parties Outside A Brooklyn Federal Jail Admits Close Ties To Sex CultOrganizer Of Nightly Dance Parties Outside A Brooklyn Federal Jail Admits Close Ties To Sex Cult

An individual with close ties to sex cult Nxivm has organized nightly dance parties outside the Metropolitan Detention Center federal jail in Brooklyn, where the former cult leader is imprisoned, the New York Post reported. Organizer Eduardo Asunsolo leads a dance movement with his group the “Forgotten Ones” outside the jail to entertain inmates and […]

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Jul
2020

NYPD Chief, Cops Hurt In Clash With Protesters On Brooklyn BridgeNYPD Chief, Cops Hurt In Clash With Protesters On Brooklyn Bridge

At least four New York City Police officers sustained injuries when pro-police and anti-police protests clashed on the Brooklyn Bridge Wednesday, surveillance video of the incident shows. A man ran up the bridge walkway and hit officers in the head with a cane, video posted by the New York City Policy Department shows. Thirty-seven individuals […]

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Jun
2020

‘If We Can’t Sleep You Won’t Sleep’: Hundreds Protest Outside Gracie Mansion After Firework Complaints Soar‘If We Can’t Sleep You Won’t Sleep’: Hundreds Protest Outside Gracie Mansion After Firework Complaints Soar

June 23, 2020 11:41 AM ET Hundreds of protesters honked their horns Monday night outside of Gracie Mansion after New York City residents became fed up with late night firework displays. Citizens revolt in #NYC against fireworks disrupting their sleep every night and no action by @NYCMayor . Honking car parade outside Mayor’s residence at […]

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Jun
2020

NYPD Officer Who Violently Pushed Woman In Viral Video Charged With AssaultNYPD Officer Who Violently Pushed Woman In Viral Video Charged With Assault

June 09, 2020 11:58 AM ET The NYPD officer who was seen pushing a woman to the ground at a protest was charged Tuesday with assault, criminal mischief, harassment and menacing. NYPD officer just called a female protester a “stupid fucking bitch” and threw her to the ground pic.twitter.com/18YUHYmqQa — Jason Lemon (@JasonLemon) May 30, […]

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