The racial scapegoating of Asian Americans during a bubonic plague outbreak in 1900 may offer a key legal precedent for defenders of religious and ethnic communities in 2021
If Orthodox Jews were really to blame for spreading the coronavirus, as the mayor asserted, why weren’t their neighborhoods added to his ‘hardest hit’ list designated to receive the vaccine ASAP?
Unfair treatment from city and state officials is no excuse for rabbis and activists to spread division and misinformation about a deadly virus
Religious Jews are about to celebrate Simchat Torah, one of the calendar’s most joyous holidays, typically filled with singing and dancing. It’s a virus spike waiting to happen, unless the city reconsiders its broken approach and charts a new course with the community. Here’s how.
Grandstanding politicians and densely packed devout communities do a dance of mutual incomprehension, Sukkot festivities and schools are shut down
He bungled his COVID-19 response, plunging the city into a charnel. Now he is blaming the Jews.
Tragedy transformed Devorah Halberstam into New York City’s most outspoken expert on anti-Semitic crime. Are we listening?
Twitter-fueled partisan insanity is preventing society from keeping Jews safe—at exactly the moment it’s most needed
A 63-year-old Jewish man was smashed in the face with a paving stone, knocking out his front teeth and breaking his nose
Bill de Blasio has been kissing Al Sharpton’s ring for years. What has he known that the rest of us are only now learning?
As the leading targets of hate crimes, Jews are routinely being attacked in the streets of New York City. So why is no one acting like it’s a big deal?
A planned memorial for victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire just cleared a major hurdle in New York City government—now who’s going to pay for it?
Mayor De Blasio may be killing Manhattan’s storied neighborhood, once dense with high-rise factories, its sidewalks crowded with garmentos and push boys
Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr added to school district calendars
Though few of the NYC neighborhood’s Jewish residents speak only Yiddish
Would we be as interested if the group’s event hadn’t been closed to press?
As Menachem Stark’s relatives announce $25,000 reward for information
Sharon Kleinbaum and Michael Miller named to mayoral transition team
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