First Felony Charges in E. Ramapo School Scandal

A real estate appraiser has been charged with a felony in the first criminal action to stem from the ongoing conflict over an Orthodox-dominated school board in upstate New York.


Martin Indyk Brings Baggage to Mideast Talks — and That's the Point

Martin Indyk, the newly minted Mideast peace mediator, is known for having strong opinions. That may be just what both sides need to break the logjam.


Subway Icon Dr. Jonathan Zizmor Calls Accused Y.U. Abuse Rabbi 'Best Teacher'

Dr. Jonathan Zizmor is known to millions of subway riders from his ubiquitous dermatology ads. He has also stumbled into a bit part in the Y.U. abuse scandal.


Mom-and-Pop Hasidic Businesses Get Big Boost From Small Financing

In Orthodox Brooklyn where poverty is on the rise, one group is using a strategy that has worked in the developing world — offering $1.6 million in small loans to mom-and-pop companies.


The Jewish Face of the Immigration Reform Struggle

For 25 years, Roy Naim, an undocumented immigrant who was born in Israel, led a secretive life. Now all that has changed and he is one of the faces of the fight for reform.

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