New Jersey law enforcement officers removed computers and boxes of records from a special education school with close ties to Lakewood, N.J.’s large ultra-Orthodox community, according to a report in the Asbury Park Press.
Representative Jerry Nadler beat back a young challenger to win an overwhelming primary victory in the most Jewish district in the entire House of Representatives.
It would take a political earthquake for Congressman Jerry Nadler to lose to his first primary challenger since 1996, but in a year of political earthquakes, the Democratic veteran is taking no chances.
“You would never know he was a Jew,” Jackie Mason says of Jerry Nadler in a new robocall paid for by the congressional campaign of Oliver Rosenberg, Nadler’s challenger for the Democratic nomination.
Harold “Heshy” Jacob, the last of the great power brokers of the Jewish Lower East Side, died June 23 after an illness.
New York City’s Jewish federation is pulling out of a fundraising pool run by the North American umbrella group of federations in the latest sign of a rolling crisis among the national bodies that serve local Jewish nonprofits.
For the first time in decades, voters on Manhattan’s West Side and in Boro Park, Brooklyn will have a choice to make in the congressional primary one June 28.
A federal corruption investigation has yielded more arrests and more details, such as the fact that two Orthodox men dressed as elves delivered an alleged Christmastime bribe to a New York City police officer.
A brawl in a Williamsburg, Brooklyn grocery store has led to three assault charges and a wave of anger from some activists in the neighborhood’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.
American charities are raising more than they did before the Great Recession, but Jewish federations across the country are floundering, according to a new study published June 14.