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Congressman Donald Norcross.
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David Madden
January 23, 2020 - 9:01 pm
South Jersey officials are seeking increased security and safety protocols for Jewish institutions in the region, but some lawmakers say federal funds are allocated more often to the other side of the river. Read more here.
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Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, right, of Tree of Life/Or L'Simcha Congregation hugs Rabbi Cheryl Klein, left, of Dor Hadash Congregation and Rabbi Jonathan Perlman during a community gathering held in the aftermath of a deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue
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AP News
January 01, 2020 - 8:04 am
When a machete-wielding attacker walked into a rabbi's home in Monsey, New York, during Hanukkah and a gunman fired on worshippers at a Texas church 14 hours later, the two congregations in different regions of the country joined a growing list of faith communities that have come under attack in...
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Orthodox Jewish men at a Brooklyn synagogue
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AP News
December 27, 2019 - 4:53 pm
New York City is increasing its police presence in some Brooklyn neighborhoods with large Jewish populations after possibly anti-Semitic attacks during the Hanukkah holiday. Read more here.
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Buy n Sell pawn shop
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AP News
December 19, 2019 - 8:20 am
A bail hearing for a man whose number was found in the pocket of one of the perpetrators of last week's fatal attack on a Jewish market was halted and abruptly postponed Wednesday after prosecutors said they had evidence he was selling firearms from his pawn shop. Read more here.
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Mourners of Jersey City Police Detective Joseph Seals, including his wife Laura Seals, center, watch as his casket is carried out of the church.
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AP News
December 17, 2019 - 11:28 am
As rain poured down Tuesday, thousands of police officers lined the streets of Jersey City to honor a detective killed last week in what officials are calling a domestic terrorism attack that also left three other civilians dead. Read more here.
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Buy n Sell pawn shop
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AP News
December 16, 2019 - 8:00 pm
A man whose number was found in the pocket of one of the perpetrators of last week's fatal attack on a Jewish market in New Jersey was denied bail on an unrelated weapons charge Monday, as his attorney termed attempts to connect him to the attacks “ridiculous.” Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police headquarters
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Tim Jimenez
December 12, 2019 - 7:00 am
Police all around the area are increasing security at synagogues and other places of worship in the wake of the shooting Tuesday at a Jersey City kosher supermarket. Read more here.
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Matthew Shepard
Courtesy Matthew Shepard Foundation
CNN
December 04, 2019 - 11:45 am
Matthew Shepard died in 1998 after one of the most notorious and brutal anti-gay crimes in the US. Two decades later, he is being honored through a memorial plaque installed at the Washington National Cathedral. Read more here.
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Frank Nucera
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David Madden
November 13, 2019 - 5:47 pm
The former top cop in Bordentown will return to federal court in March to be tried a second time on charges that he assaulted a teenager being taken into custody three years ago, in part, because of his race. Read more here.
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A woman passes by the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood.
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AP News
October 18, 2019 - 10:15 am
Leaders of the Pittsburgh synagogue where worshippers were fatally shot last year want to rebuild and renovate the building, turning it into what they hope will be a "center for Jewish life in the United States" and a symbol against hatred.
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