Two hours before half the liberal Jews in Brooklyn were set to turn up at a local synagogue to learn how to resist President Trump, things were feeling a bit precarious at the offices of the city councilman who was organizing the whole thing.
A state law blocking New York City’s effort to charge a nickel for plastic bags at grocery stores is a victory for Brooklyn’s powerful Orthodox community.
The war between Brooklyn’s kosher grocery stores and the Orthodox Jewish press is over, but the terms of the truce remain unclear.
There’s a war on in Orthodox Brooklyn this week between the booming Orthodox media industry and the local kosher grocery stores that sell their papers.
Since Donald Trump’s election, Jews in New York have been the targets of more than half the city’s hate crimes.Yet in the heavily Orthodox neighborhood of Borough Park, Brooklyn, where residents gave Trump 69% of their votes, few seem alarmed by the onslaught of hatred that has accompanied the ascent of the man they supported.
A federal corruption probe is drawing scrutiny to cozy relationships between well-connected Hasidim and the NYPD.
An African-American bus driver for a haredi Orthodox Jewish school in Brooklyn filed a $2 million lawsuit against the school alleging discrimination.
Eight ibexes, three lions, two bears — and one rabbi? Sure, why not! Join us on a virtual tour of Torah Animal World, possibly the most unusual museum in Brooklyn.
Rabbi Shaul Shimon Deutsch created Torah Animal World a museum in the heart of Hassidic Boro Park, Brooklyn, to induct anyone and everyone into the animal kingdom as laid out in the Hebrew Bible.
The New York Police Department is investigating suspicious activity outside of two Brooklyn synagogues.