On PIX 11: NYC ramps up security in wake of synagogue threats, Manhattan BP says

Screenshot of Mark Levine on PIX11 news with two news anchors

Amid the spike in hate crimes and antisemitic threats, New York City is ramping up security ahead of the busy holiday week.

Gov. Kathy Hochul has ordered more state police across the state after two men were arrested Friday for allegedly making threats against New York City synagogues. The NYPD will have most of the boots on the ground protecting the five boroughs, officials said.

Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine said the Jewish community is on edge and is concerned about the overall rise in antisemitic incidents.

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