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Crown Heights »

Man Busted After Trying to Get Reward for Stolen Jewish Prayer Items: NYPD

The suspect allegedly stole tefillin and then tried to return them for a reward.

Upper East Side »

Illuminated Torah on Display at Metropolitan Museum of Art

The manuscript dates to the 15th century and will be on view until January 2014.

Crown Heights »

Brooklyn's Crowd-Funded Torah Channels Internet Giving Into Ancient Text

A small Crown Heights synagogue memorializes its lost member with a little help from modern technology.

Williamsburg »

Christine Quinn and Other Pols Blast Mezuzah Torchers

Christine Quinn insisted the perps who torched 11 mezuzahs on Holocaust Remeberance Day will be caught.

Ditmas Park »

$30,000 Torah Stolen With Rabbi's Car Found

The car had been stolen while parked outside of a Brooklyn synagogue over the weekend.

Ditmas Park »

Thief Swipes Car With $30,000 Torah Inside, Cops Say

The Toyota Corolla was stolen across from a synagogue on 18th Avenue in Ditmas Park, cops said.

Kew Gardens »

Man Charged with Stealing Religious Items from Three Queens Synagogues

A Kew Gardens man was charged Wednesday with stealing from three synagogues.

Downtown »

'Jewish Indiana Jones' Lassoed in New York for Alleged Fraud

A Maryland man who purported to save Torahs lost during the Holocaust was arrested in New York Wednesday for allegedly defrauding donors.

Downtown »

Robert Morgenthau and Cy Vance Reunite to Donate Stolen Torahs to Jewish Congregations Overseas

The District Attorney's office gave the Torah scrolls to be donated to Jewish congregations overseas