Ultra-Orthodox in NYC Protest Israeli Draft Law

Tens of thousands flood lower Manhattan to challenge proposed legislation

NYC Congregation Finds a Home—in a Pharmacy Basement

Inwood Orthodox rabbi will host monthly services at Dichter Pharmacy

Hello, Brian Lehrer? This Is All of New York On the Line.

The longtime host of NPR flagship WNYC’s morning call-in show talks about being a radio mensch, Rush Limbaugh, and city politics

On the Origin of ‘Shyster’

Master etymologist Gerald Cohen knows how jazz got its name, why they’re called hot dogs, and much more

How Ed Koch Honored My Son

The late New York mayor told me he wanted to be remembered by my son Daniel Pearl’s final words: ‘I am Jewish.’

New York’s Pro-Slavery Rabbi

Congregants gathering at the famously liberal B’nai Jeshurun may not know about a dark chapter in its past

The Stranger

A 24-year-old Jewish Upper West Sider helps run the most important Arab-American organization in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, home to 35,000 Arabs

Haunted

A show of early paintings by Eva Hesse at the Brooklyn Museum neglects the Jewish history that framed and influenced her art

Allentown

A 2006 Woody Allen film festival in Manhattan screened more than 30 of the New York master’s movies. One writer tried to go to every one of them.

Salita Slaughters Wayka

Yeah, we said ‘Who?’ too

Ground Zero Mosque Gets OK

13-story plan supported by ‘Jewish Uncle Tom’ Stringer

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Why Jewish producers kept Jewish women off stage and screen

Notice!

Getting under the cheerful surface of historical signage

Manhattan

Adventures at a Woody Allen film festival

Laughing Out Loud

Adam Gopnik follows the yuks from Groucho to his 12-year-old son

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