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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

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Mason and Mug Spices Up Kosher Food

Brooklyn’s newest restaurant puts an artisanal spin on kosher dining

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Hasidic Man Latest ‘Knockout’ Victim

Eli Leidner, 26, was punched in the face in Williamsburg, Brooklyn last night

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Elderly Jewish Woman Punched in ‘Knockout’ Attack

78-year-old is the eighth Jewish victim of the recent New York City attacks

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A Passionate Rivalry Between Two Women—On the Chess Board and Everywhere Else

International chess champions Anna Zatonskih and Irina Krush play the game of life to a draw

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At a Jewish Senior Center in Brooklyn, Anxiety Looms a Year After Hurricane Sandy

Life is back to normal, but for elderly residents of Brighton Beach, the storm was a reminder that nowhere is totally safe

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In Brooklyn, a Prosecutor Finds Losing Ultra-Orthodox Support Might Cost His Job

Joe Hynes faces an unprecedented electoral defeat after longtime Jewish supporters leave his side

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A New Generation of Hasidic Artists on Display

New pop-up exhibit in Brooklyn showcases the work of young Jewish artists

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Sukkot and the Single Woman: A Holiday of Thankfulness and Self-Invention

I never felt comfortable in my Orthodox neighborhood on Sukkot until I made a sukkah of my own—from the most unlikely materials

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A Yom Kippur Ritual I Can’t Give Up

Kapparot with a chicken is jarring and upsetting, but I do it every year

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Police Bust Shabbat-Observant Drug Ring

Unorthodox dealers sold heroin, Xanax, Oxycontin until Friday at sundown

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New York City Primaries Are Finally Here

The outlook and the weather are both cloudy

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My Jewish Mother Was a Communist, and Other Tales of Lost Leftists

Jonathan Lethem’s new novel ‘Dissident Gardens’ traces three generations of American Jewish radicalism

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The Rise of the Jewish Pop-Up Restaurant

Pop-Up Shabbat and The Hester offer a modern take on ancient traditions

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Orthodox Singers With a Dream Get Their Own American Idol-style Reality Show

You won’t hear Nicki Minaj covers or nasty critiques—or female voices—on this YouTube series, but you might find a Jewish star

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Watching the Jewish Community Watch and Its ‘Wall of Shame’

A young man’s brazen blog about alleged child sex-abusers in the Chabad community divides Crown Heights

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Sick of Dancing Hasidim Playing Violins? Meet the New Baal Teshuvah Artists of Brooklyn.

Orthodox Jews new to insular traditions try to integrate the two worlds of strict religion and artistic self-expression

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A Russian-Jewish DIY Sensibility in Brooklyn

Spending the day at Meshugeneh

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Jewish Bellydancers in Brooklyn

My bellydancing students—Russian immigrants, Hasidic women—showed me a new side of the borough

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New York’s New Firebrand Rabbi

For Sharon Kleinbaum—friend of Christine Quinn, partner to Randi Weingarten—the personal is political

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Suspect Detained in Mezuzah Burning Incident

He’s got quite a record

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Brooklyn’s Unofficial Mayor

City Councilman Brad Lander’s coalition includes Hasids and J Streeters—but can he move beyond Brooklyn?

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The Circus, Kosher for Passover

On Thursday, lions and tigers performed alongside the Yeshiva Boys Choir for 20,000 Jews at the Barclays Center

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Prospect Park Cries ‘Fowl’ on Chametz Tossing

What hath Brooklyn Jewry wrought?

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Sundown: Suspect in Hit-and-Run Arrested

Plus Syrian rebels capture UN peacemakers in the Golan Heights

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Bruce Ratner’s Home Courtship

In a bid to attract Brooklyn’s Jews, the Barclays Center hosts Itzhak Perlman and a legendary cantor

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Dov Hikind Apologizes For Real This Time

But does the Brooklyn assemblyman’s influence insulate him from trouble?

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The Dov Hikind Purim Backlash Grows

The Brooklyn assemblyman kind of apologizes for wearing blackface

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Daybreak: Purim Costumes Gone Wrong in Brooklyn

Plus Israeli documentaries strike out at the Academy Awards

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An Unorthodox Way to Get Subsidies

Looking into the abuse of federal subsidies by Orthodox “libraries”

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