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Old Tensions Resurface After Chabad Attack

A Jew of color in Crown Heights braces for racist backlash

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Teens Vandalize Kosher Grocery in Brooklyn

Police are searching for suspects who ransacked Crown Heights business

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My Journey to the New Jerusalem

Forty percent of Jewish millennials may be unaffiliated. That doesn’t mean they’re not creating a new kind of Jewish world.

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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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Rabbi Fatally Shot Walking to Miami Synagogue

Police say murder of 60-year-old Brooklyn rabbi most likely a botched robbery

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De Blasio Brings His Message to Crown Heights in Yiddish

Though few of the NYC neighborhood’s Jewish residents speak only Yiddish

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Google Glass Film Spotlights Crown Heights

A first-person look at the neighborhood’s Hasidic and West Indian communities

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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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Bill de Blasio’s Trouble With the Jewish Vote

The Democrat won the NYC mayoral election easily, but had a more narrow margin among Jewish voters

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A Horror Story Set in Hasidic Crown Heights

How a non-Jewish van driver found inspiration for a novel along his route

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New York’s Muslim Community Organizers Have a Model: Ultra-Orthodox Jews

Two decades ago, Jewish leaders in Borough Park and Williamsburg built a new constituency. Can Muslims do the same?

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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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For a Brief Moment This Year, Chassidic House Party Blew Their Observant Fans’ Minds

The short-lived Orthodox band made pop and funk the focus of their religious outreach—and then split up

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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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A Hasidic Alt-Rock Girl Band Gets Its Groove On—In Crown Heights

Sorry, guys. Bulletproof Stockings—drummer Dalia Shusterman and singer-songwriter Perl Wolfe—plays for women only.

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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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Sundown: Bibi on ‘Time’

Plus Crown Heights’ new art gallery, a Dybbuk horror film, and more

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Talk Therapy

A visit to a Hasidic family in Brooklyn—where nobody knows who she is—magically transforms Oprah back into the person she once was

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Sundown: Auster Takes on Erdogan

Plus circumcisions done in a snap, Goldberg on Mearsheimer, and more

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Frock Stars

A roving consignment shop run by two Australians helps its Orthodox Brooklyn clientele navigate the line between modesty and style

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Tough Jews

The Shomrim, ultra-Orthodox anti-crime patrols, trace their roots to 1964 Crown Heights, when refugees from Poland refused to cede their blocks

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Watchmen: The Shomrim Who Patrol Orthodox Brooklyn

Shomrim—controversial Jewish neighborhood watch groups—patrol the Orthodox enclaves of Brooklyn, where safety’s battles are fought along exclusive ethnic and community lines

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Sundown: Palestinian Engineer Charged

Plus, the man in the white Charvet shirts, and more

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Sundown: Is Iran Next?

Plus the ketubah is in, Birthright sex, and more

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Harper’s: Lord of the Flies meets Hasid

Fear and loathing in Crown Heights

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Chabad Conference Comes to Town

How to feed 4,000 rabbis

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Giuliani Race-Baits Brooklyn Jews

If Bloomberg loses, it could be Dinkins redux, he implies

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Modest Sums

Armed with microfinance loans, ultra-Orthodox housewives learn entrepreneurship

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