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How Ex-Frum Memoirs Became New York Publishing’s Hottest New Trend

A spate of new books tells the stories of men and women who leave ultra-Orthodoxy for risky, rewarding, bewildering everyday life

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Sundown: Lieby Kletzky Killer Pleads Guilty

Plus, the Shin Bet arrests two in infamous lynching case from 2000

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Sundown: Leiby Kletzy’s Killer to Plead Guilty

Israeli tennis team dethrones Federer, Swiss.

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Sundown: Bar Refaeli, Bar None

Plus among the Hasidim undercover and in drag, and more

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FBI Raids Basement for Etan Patz Evidence

The ur-missing child story approaches an end

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Daybreak: Hamas to Join PLO

Plus tension in Lebanon, Iranian provocation, and more in the news

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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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Daybreak: Abbas Invokes His Own Prisoner Swap

Plus Kleztky’s killer goes insane route, and more in the news

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Not The Only Word She’ll Need to Learn

Accused Kletzky killer’s lawyer is new to the neighborhood

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Sundown: Envoy Assaulted in Damascus

Plus Kletzky dad sues confessed killer, and more

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Levi Aron’s Interview from Rikers

Admitted murderer says he doesn’t know why he killed lost 8-year-old boy

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Daybreak: Europe in Charge of Peace

Plus, Levi Aron indicted, schmucks, and more in the news

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Bloomberg and Kelly Pay Shivah Call

Community rallies around the mourning Kletzkys

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Daybreak: Flotilla Interception Done Right

Plus lawyers in Kletzky case tease insanity defense, and more in the news

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Sundown: P.A., Hamas Split on Statehood

Plus Arafat’s succesor? and more

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Sundown: Signs of Struggle in Kletzky Murder

Plus Jewish summer camps get their frack on, free Turkish circumcisions, and more

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A Community To Be Proud Of, a Death To Mourn

Leiby Kletzky prompted Hasidic community’s finest, saddest hours

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Missing Hasidic Boy Found Murdered

Police have suspect in custody