Author: REUVEN BLAU

Amid Spree of Hate Crimes, City Looks to Past Offenders for Mentorship

The de Blasio administration is considering recruiting people who committed anti-Semitic violence or vandalism as teens to help educate youths in a bid to stem a rising tide of hate crimes against Jewish New Yorkers. The speakers would be part of newly announced Neighborhood Safety Coalitions, to be located in areas hit by recent anti-Semitic […]

Mayor Knew About Delay of Damning Yeshiva Report, Probe Finds

When Yonah Kohn began college he had a hard time writing a coherent paper. “I had to be coached and coached,” Kohn recalled of his freshman year nearly two decades ago. “It was frustrating on so many different levels. I did not have the foundation that I needed.” Kohn, 37, says he was never taught […]