Shunning homogeneity of gravestones, Jews from the former Soviet Union have turned to highly polished ornate granite, embossed with flashy, laser-etched portraits of the departed.
Jeff Halpern and four other Jews will hit the ice with the rest of the National Hockey League as the puck finally drops on a lockout-delayed season.
Brooklyn’s brownstone neighborhoods and Boro Park are a stone’s throw away but worlds apart. The gulf illustrates the fast-shifting map of New York’s Jewish population.
Harlem is often thought of as a black neighborhood that was once Jewish. But for a time, it was shared by the two communities.
Gene Rosen didn’t do more than any neighbor would have on the day of the Sandy Hook school rampage. So why are ‘Truther’ conspiracy theorists taking aim at him?
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