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Did a Seder Plate Propel the Mets to the 1969 World Series?

How a Brooklyn yeshiva’s sad fate was tied to the team’s ‘miracle’ season

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Deadly Brooklyn Fire Leaves Syrian Jewish Community Reeling

Father buries seven children as wife, eldest daughter remain hospitalized

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A Brooklyn Building’s Jewish History

Exploring the home once owned by the borough’s first Jewish pediatrician

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The Time of His Time: Letters From Norman Mailer

The turbulent private—and public—affairs of a titanic figure in American Jewish intellectual life

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Smoked Fish Factory For Sale in Brooklyn

Service Smoked Fish, founded in 1934, puts longtime plant on the market

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Stabbing at Chabad Headquarters in New York

Victim in critical condition, suspect shot and killed by police

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Losing a Gentle Lion of Judah

Remembering Rabbi Hailu Moshe Paris, spiritual leader of black Jewry

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Brooklyn Kosher Fast Food Staple Closing

Kosher Delight shuttering after 35 years in business

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Teens Vandalize Kosher Grocery in Brooklyn

Police are searching for suspects who ransacked Crown Heights business

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Crowd Goes Wild for Neil Diamond in Brooklyn

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer returned to his high school for surprise show

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Brooklyn Cantor Leaves Rikers Early

Baruch Lebovits, who pleaded guilty to child molestation in May, served less than three months

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Neil Diamond Heads Home to Brooklyn

The rocker will perform a free concert at his former high school tonight

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Facebook, Unchain Me!

‘Chained wives,’ refused Jewish divorces by their husbands, take to social media

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The Road to the New Jerusalem

To understand what’s happening in Crown Heights today, look at Instagram

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Fabulous, Formidable Lauren Bacall Dies at 89

The captivating queen of Old Hollywood was a Jewish girl from Brooklyn

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Beggars Dressing as Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn

‘Savvy’ panhandlers reportedly don Hasidic garb to seek tzedakah

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Two Women Arrested for Attacking Elderly Jewish Man

79-year-old Brooklyn resident treated for minor injuries at the hospital

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South Sudan Is a Tough Place—Ellen Ratner Is Even Tougher

The TV and radio personality—sister of Barclays Center developer Bruce Ratner—is trying to save the country a goat at a time

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Criminal Attachments: Immigration, Family, and Fraud in Soviet Brooklyn

Boris Fishman’s dark new novel explores the tensions between a grandson and his elders as he evolves into an American

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Ex-NYPD Cop’s Anti-Semitic Graffiti Targeted ‘Cheap’ Jews

Suspect has been under observation at Bellevue Hospital since his arrest

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How Much of This Author’s Weirdness Is Our Weirdness, Too?

In an interview, Rivka Galchen—who has a new collection out this week—channels Kafka, posing complex questions to herself, and us

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Former NYPD Cop Arrested for Swastika Graffiti

Charged with criminal mischief and aggravated harassment as hate crimes

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Orthodox Jewish Tourist Attacked in Brooklyn (Updated)

The 65-year-old man was assaulted in Borough Park after a wedding reception

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Hipsters and Hasids Turn to Beard Transplants

Playing “Hipster or Hasid” is about to get harder

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Donning Tefillin for the First Time with the Munkatcher Rebbe

Composer Yossi Green ushers his grandson into Jewish adulthood

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‘The Museum of Extraordinary Things’ Is Extra Ordinary

In her latest novel, Alice Hoffman renders the brutal world of Lower East Side immigrants in the romantic hues her readers expect

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Shomer Shabbos Drug Dealer Gets Five Years in Prison

Eduard Sorin arrested last year in sting operation called ‘Only After Sundown’

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Hasidic-Owned Businesses Settle With NYC Human Rights Commission

Will change their modesty signs into something a bit more comfortable

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Hasidic Gang Allegedly Attacks Black Student

NYPD investigating assault on 22-year-old Taj Patterson as a hate crime

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Now Is the Time for All Communities To Speak Out Against Knockout Attacks Targeting Jews

Innocent people shouldn’t fear walking down the street, whatever their faith—and everyone must push back against the madness