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

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

A Russian-Jewish DIY Sensibility in Brooklyn

Spending the day at Meshugeneh

Jewish Bellydancers in Brooklyn

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

New York’s New Firebrand Rabbi

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

Suspect Detained in Mezuzah Burning Incident

He’s got quite a record

Brooklyn’s Unofficial Mayor

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

The Circus, Kosher for Passover

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

Prospect Park Cries ‘Fowl’ on Chametz Tossing

What hath Brooklyn Jewry wrought?

Sundown: Suspect in Hit-and-Run Arrested

Plus Syrian rebels capture UN peacemakers in the Golan Heights

Bruce Ratner’s Home Courtship

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

Dov Hikind Apologizes For Real This Time

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

The Dov Hikind Purim Backlash Grows

The Brooklyn assemblyman kind of apologizes for wearing blackface

Daybreak: Purim Costumes Gone Wrong in Brooklyn

Plus Israeli documentaries strike out at the Academy Awards

An Unorthodox Way to Get Subsidies

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

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