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

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

Sundown: Palestinian Engineer Charged

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

Sundown: Is Iran Next?

Plus the ketubah is in, Birthright sex, and more

Harper’s: Lord of the Flies meets Hasid

Fear and loathing in Crown Heights

Chabad Conference Comes to Town

How to feed 4,000 rabbis

Giuliani Race-Baits Brooklyn Jews

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

Unity in Crown Heights; Disunity in Sheepshead Bay

Today in Brooklyn

Modest Sums

Armed with microfinance loans, ultra-Orthodox housewives learn entrepreneurship

What Not to Wear

Some in Crown Heights detect modesty crisis

By a Thread

Designer Levi Okunov straddles two worlds: the religious and the fabulous

In Another Voice

If most American girls lose their confidence as they mature, what happens in a religious community that segregates the sexes?

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