• places of worship May 22, 2020

    Trump Declares Places of Worship Essential

    At a press conference on Friday, President Donald Trump announced that he is immediately declaring places of worship as essential and threatened to “override” any governors that prevent them from opening this weekend. He did not not cite any specific authority to enforce the command.

  • Synagogue Dec 30, 2019

    On Final Night of Hanukkah, LAPD Increases Patrol

    Safety at synagogues is on the mind for many after a stabbing in New York. As a precaution, LAPD has upped their watch over synagogues. Rick Montanez reports for the NBC4 News at 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019.

  • Synagogue Dec 30, 2019

    Police Stepping Up Patrols Near Synagogues

    Los Angeles police said today that they are increasing patrols near synagogues in the area “out of an abundance of caution” after a man stabbed five people celebrating Hanukkah in New York. “The LAPD stands with members of our Jewish community,” Police Chief Michel Moore tweeted Sunday. “Out of an abundance of caution, we have increased patrols in and around…

  • vandalism Dec 15, 2019

    Police Searching for Suspect in Beverly Hills Synagogue Vandalism

    Police are searching for a man after he allegedly vandalized a Beverly Hills Synagogue early Saturday morning. The man allegedly broke into the Nessah Synagogue where he overturned furniture, damaged relics and ransacked the inside. The synagogue’s main scrolls were not damaged during the vandalism, according to police. Police do not believe anything was stolen during the incident. Police...

  • hate crime Dec 15, 2019

    Vandal Trashes Beverly Hills Synagogue on Shabbat

    Police are investigating the incident as a hate crime. Darsha Philips reports for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019.

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