The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
Long seen as allies of the Jewish state, Bedouins may be embracing their neighbors’ identity—as a way of expressing their own
The Tattler: So what if Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer revive the Von Trapps? Is that so wrong?
On the 26th anniversary of Freedom Sunday, a photographer uses objects to look at the immigrant experience
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
Enough already with blasting shopping as soulless: Jewish tradition is nothing if not a defense of commerce
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter
Eli Leidner, 26, was punched in the face in Williamsburg, Brooklyn last night
Meanwhile an Etsy vendor in Israel puts similar messages to fashionable use
He’s got quite a record
Plus John Kerry confirmed as secretary of state
For some ultra-Orthodox writers, the tension between obedience and skepticism in their community fuels a unique art
The Shomrim, ultra-Orthodox anti-crime patrols, trace their roots to 1964 Crown Heights, when refugees from Poland refused to cede their blocks
Woman told to sit at back of Orthodox-friendly bus
The Sept. 11 attacks altered many people’s convictions. For ultra-Orthodox Jews, they reinforced a strongly held belief in divine authority.
Shomrim—controversial Jewish neighborhood watch groups—patrol the Orthodox enclaves of Brooklyn, where safety’s battles are fought along exclusive ethnic and community lines
Plus, why Assad is still around, the most perfect Brooklyn trend piece, and more
Is it wrong to build publicly subsidized housing designed for New York’s ultra-Orthodox community?
And today blames hottest lines on Jewish leaders
Exhibit by Brooklyn artist on display now
Brooklyn’s new pork-and-shellfish restaurant really means it
Major bike-lane player dances to a different tune
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past