Crime

Police investigate ‘Heil Hitler’ gas canister attack on strictly Orthodox Jewish shoppers

By Sandy Rashty, January 7, 2016

A group of strictly Orthodox Jews was reportedly attacked on Wednesday night, in what is believed to be an antisemitic incident.

Reports suggested two men and a woman in the Tottenham area of north London were pelted with gas canisters by a gang of three men who shouted: “Hitler is on the way to you. Heil Hitler, Heil Hitler, Heil Hitler.”

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Restaurant owner who assaulted cousin given 100 hours community service

By JCReporter, January 6, 2016

A restaurant owner who assaulted his cousin on the street outside the business they owned together has been sentenced to a community order of 100 hours and fined £145.

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Joshua Bonehill-Paine 'stirred up hatred against Jews', court hears

By Josh Jackman, December 14, 2015

A man charged with publishing material intended to incite racial hatred against Jews has heard the first part of the prosecution’s case against him.

Joshua Bonehill-Paine is an “extremist” who has expressed “virulently racist views in respect to the Jewish community,” a court heard on Monday.

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Restaurant owner broke cousin’s jaw in business row

By Josh Jackman, December 8, 2015

A restaurant owner has pleaded guilty to assaulting his cousin on the street outside the business they owned together.

Ariel Levy, 26, of Hamilton Terrace in north-west London, admitted to committing actual bodily harm by twice punching 28-year-old Zion Levy in the face, leaving the victim with a fractured jaw which necessitated a diet of soft foods for six weeks.

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Lord Janner unfit to stand trial, rules High Court judge

By Naomi Firsht, December 7, 2015

Lord Janner has been declared unfit to stand trial over alleged child sex abuse offences due to his dementia, a senior judge has ruled.

Mr Justice Openshaw made the ruling at the Old Bailey on Monday after hearing details of the 87-year-old’s medical condition.

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Circumcision expert's ‘sports-car ambulance’ found after theft

By Marcus Dysch, December 3, 2015

A sports car used as an ambulance by a private-hire Jewish man who carries out circumcisions has been found after it was apparently stolen.

The Audi TT was taken on Wednesday afternoon in Barking, east London, as Ephraim Josovic left an appointment.

Volunteer security group Shomrim and the Metropolitan Police appealed for its return.

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Parent raises questions over school security after mugging

By Charlotte Oliver, November 11, 2015

A parent of a pupil at JFS has criticised the school’s security after her son was mugged.

The mother, who did not wish to be named, said her 16-year-old son had been walking towards the school path leading up to JFS in Kenton, north London at 8.30am when he was accosted by two boys in their teens.

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LL Camps director released on bail

By Sandy Rashty, November 9, 2015

The former director of a leading children’s camp has been released from custody on bail.

Ben Lewis, who ran LL Camps, had been detained since he was charged with three counts relating to the possession of indecent images of children in August.

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Exclusive: Fraudster Dan Jacobs 'stole' £40,000 from Borehamwood eruv fund

By Josh Jackman, November 4, 2015

A fraudster jailed for five years after defrauding his in-laws has been accused of stealing £40,000 from the Borehamwood eruv fund.

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Israeli ex- basketball star jailed for stealing handbags from Harrods

By Rosa Doherty, November 3, 2015

A former Israeli basketball star has been jailed for two years for stealing £32,000 worth of designer handbags from Harrods.

Dov Herman, 46, and partner in crime Meital Pardo, 31, posed as a wealthy couple to grab a £2,800 Christian Dior, a £17,000 Prada and a £11,890 Yves Saint Laurent bag from the store.

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