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  • Jews scrutinize future in Europe against emigration to Israel after Paris market attack

    The killing of four French Jews in last week's hostage standoff at a Paris kosher market has deepened the fears among European Jewish communities shaken by rising anti-Semitism and feeling vulnerable due to poor security and a large number of potential soft targets.
  • Convictions stricken in neighborhood watch beating case

    Convictions stricken in neighborhood watch beating case
    A Baltimore circuit judge on Tuesday struck the convictions of a neighborhood watchman who beat a teenager, saying at a brief hearing that he had complied well with the terms of his probation. Eliyahu Werdesheim, a former member of a Shomrim patrol in...

    The God Squad: Shomrim patrols a valuable idea for all communities

    Question: My heart goes out to Leiby Kletzky and his family. According to a news article I read, people in the ultraorthodox Jewish neighborhood where he lived in Brooklyn, N.Y., were able to find his killer quickly through the shomrim patrol, a local...

    Trial of former Shomrim members postponed again

    The Baltimore trial of brothers Avi and Eliyahu Werdesheim, who are charged with assault and false imprisonment — accused of beating a black teenager last year while members of a Jewish patrol group — has been postponed for a fifth time....

    Northwest Baltimore patrol group helps save woman - in San Francisco

    Northwest Baltimore patrol group helps save woman - in San Francisco
    Shomrim, the Orthodox Jewish neighborhood watch group, is well-known for its work in its Northwest Baltimore community. Last night, they say they helped someone in San Francisco.  In an e-mail to supporters, the group said that it received a call to its...