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Brooklyn Neighborhood Becomes Test of Jewish Identity

Blog responds to NYT article on Midwood

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Hipsters Take Bike Lane Battle to the Street (Literally)

Activists caught repainting Brooklyn’s Bedford Avenue

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Did NYC’s Transit Dept Strike a Backroom Deal with Satmars?

Bike lane disappears in Brooklyn after months of Hasidic complaints

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Sundown: Wild Things

Molestation arrests up in Brooklyn, mock court puts Abbas in slammer, Maurice Sendak, and more

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Ames, Cross Jew Up Brooklyn Book Fest

Author and comedian put on a ‘touching’ show

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Did NYC Candidate Publish Anti-Gay Ad to Attract Satmars?

Ad ran in Yiddish paper, candidate denies placing it

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Israeli Town Offers Prize for Mermaid Photo

So Brooklyn group sues

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Hebrew School for Everyone

At New York’s newest charter school.

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Guss’ Pickles Decamps For Brooklyn

Are there any more decent pickles in Manhattan?

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The Damascus Affair

Playwright David Adjmi’s love-hate relationship with his Syrian Jewish roots

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Sundown: The More the Warier

Too many converts, segregated lectures, and more

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Temple Seeker

Thomas Roma photographs Brooklyn’s synagogues past and present

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Eli Miller’s Seltzer Delivery Service

In Brooklyn’s best bubbly, I found a link to my borough’s storied past

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Brooklyn Follies

In Williamsburg! The Musical, Hasids and hipsters find common ground

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Spoils of War

Importing dates, Iraqi-style

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From Brooklyn to Beverly Hills

Growing up Jake Fuchs thought of his father as a screenwriter. At 12, he discovered otherwise.

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Sway to the Music

Bluesman Jeremiah Lockwood finds his voice in his grandfather’s liturgical repertoire

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A Cultural Crossroads

A writer endeavors to learn exactly how ordinary people arrive at their systems of belief and disbelief

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Brownsville Revisited

A graphic look at the neighborhood that spawned Danny Kaye, Mel Brooks, Jerry Stiller

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Brooklyn Nights

The joys and sorrows of Harvey Swados’ fiction

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Brooklyn Dodger

Is being Jewish really “the least defining thing” about Dylan Ebdus? Or is it the underlying central thread in The Fortress of Solitude?