CB-9 Member Responds to Anti-Semitic Letter

Alicia Boyd, founder of the Movement to Protect the People (MTOPP), an organization dedicated to fighting rezoning and development in Crown Heights, sent an e-mail to all members of Community Board-9 that contained some inflammatory language against Jews and white people, and which seemed to justify the Crown Heights riots of 1991. One recipient of the e-mail, board-member Yaacov Behrman, took it upon himself to respond.

Stabber May Have Been Spotted Near Beis Rivkah

Mrs. Rivkah Brikman, whose son Leiby was stabbed on the streets of Crown Heights earlier this month, has a troubling message for the residents of the neighborhood: her son’s attacker may have been spotted near the Beis Rivkah girls’ school, and the NYPD’s crime tip line did nothing to apprehend him.

71st Precinct Second-in-Command Disciplined

Captain Scott Forster, second-in-command at the 71st Precinct, was stripped of his badge and gun and placed on ‘modified assignment’ for choosing to clock out and go home in the aftermath of the shooting of two police officers in Bud-Stuy, both of whom were rushed to Kings County hospital – located in his precinct – for treatment, instead of staying behind to help organize visits for the wounded cops’ families.

Mumbai Shluchim Name Baby Boy After Slain Shliach

Rabbi Yisroel and Chaya Kozlovsky, Chabad Shluchim to Mumbai, India, named their newborn son after Rabbi Gavriel Noach Holzberg, who was murdered alongside his wife, Rivka, eight years ago at the Chabad house in Mumbai by Islamic terrorists from Pakistan.