A number of Jewish WhatsApp news accounts have been closed down and banned by the app’s administration in what looks like a targeted attack. The shutdown, which affected CrownHeights.info as well, was done without warning.
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo tasked the State Police Hate Crimes Task Force to help the NYPD investigate the brutal beating of a Crown Heights man Tuesday morning.
Elderly Jewish Man Brutally Assaulted in Crown Heights Park, Rushed to the Hospital (Updated 11:58AM)
An elderly Jewish man was brutally assaulted with a brick Tuesday morning, as he walked through Rochester Park in Crown Heights. Hatzalah rushed the man to the hospital, where he is being treated for facial injuries.
We present the Shalom Zochor list for the week of Shabbos Parshas Mattos Masei, Shabbos Chazak:
Attorney General William Barr held a summit on combating anti-Semitism. During his remarks, he noted the growing number of anti-Semitic attacks, the more well known ones, and those that don’t make it much further than the local press.
Rockland 2nd Annual National Night Out For Law Enforcement
Rockland Boulders Stadium 1 Palisades Credit Union Park Dr, Pomona, NY 10970
Rockland's 2nd Annual National Night Out will be taking place on Monday, August 12th, at the Rockland Boulders Stadium. The night will feature presentations by Law Enforcement and Fire Departments, including a K-9 presentation, and the use of the Jaws of Life. The evening will also include entertainment such as a dunk tank, bounce house, face painting and more. A firework grand finale will finish off the night with a bang. The event begins at 4:00pm, and will continue through 9:00pm. Admission is free for all.
The Measles epidemic which has plagued the Willimsburg and Rockland County Jewish communities has reportedly hit Crown Heights, with the first confirmed case having having been confirmed by the Department of Health. Doctors and physicians are urging residents to get their titres checked even if they have previously been vaccinated. Anyone who has not received their vaccinations are urged to get them immediately.