NYPD sending more cops to Jewish neighborhoods in wake of anti-Semitic crimes, de Blasio says
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said the NYPD will be "out in force in Jewish communities" to protect residents. - Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images/New York Daily News/TNS

An alarming streak of anti-Semitic hate crimes in the city will not be tolerated, New York City Mayor de Blasio said Sunday, promising a stronger police presence in Jewish communities. Three men attacked two Jewish teenagers in Brooklyn on Saturday night, punching them, menacing them with a baseball bat and yelling anti-Semitic slurs, according to NYPD. They put one of the teens in a chokehold. Prior to that, the trio drove to a Borough Park synagogue, where they yelled slurs at several Jewish men, banged on the synagogue’s door and smashed a car mirror before taking off. They were still being...