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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

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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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