Blog responds to NYT article on Midwood
Activists caught repainting Brooklyn’s Bedford Avenue
Bike lane disappears in Brooklyn after months of Hasidic complaints
Molestation arrests up in Brooklyn, mock court puts Abbas in slammer, Maurice Sendak, and more
Author and comedian put on a ‘touching’ show
Ad ran in Yiddish paper, candidate denies placing it
So Brooklyn group sues
At New York’s newest charter school.
Are there any more decent pickles in Manhattan?
Playwright David Adjmi’s love-hate relationship with his Syrian Jewish roots
Too many converts, segregated lectures, and more
Thomas Roma photographs Brooklyn’s synagogues past and present
In Brooklyn’s best bubbly, I found a link to my borough’s storied past
In Williamsburg! The Musical, Hasids and hipsters find common ground
Importing dates, Iraqi-style
Growing up Jake Fuchs thought of his father as a screenwriter. At 12, he discovered otherwise.
Bluesman Jeremiah Lockwood finds his voice in his grandfather’s liturgical repertoire
A writer endeavors to learn exactly how ordinary people arrive at their systems of belief and disbelief
A graphic look at the neighborhood that spawned Danny Kaye, Mel Brooks, Jerry Stiller
The joys and sorrows of Harvey Swados’ fiction
Is being Jewish really “the least defining thing” about Dylan Ebdus? Or is it the underlying central thread in The Fortress of Solitude?