Bethany Mandel is cheering New York City’s decision to investigate 39 religious schools. The young Orthodox mom explains why we should all support the move — especially after Faigy Mayer’s tragic death.
Faigy Mayer was brave enough to leave the Hasidic world and build the facade of a normal life. What does her inner torment and suicide tell those who have traveled the same path — and the rest of us?
Police are searching for suspects who targeted a kosher market and some Orthodox Jewish individuals in Brooklyn with a paintball gun.
A Lubavitcher rabbi was struck three times by a livery cab in Brooklyn on June 29, killing him.
Dustin Fleischer is one of the nation’s top young boxers. He’s also the grandson of a Holocaust survivor who credits his family’s spirit of resistance with giving him ‘so much strength in the ring.’
Monthly general meetings at the Park Slope Food Coop are usually staid affairs. Roughly 200 of the 16,500 members typically attend to discuss routine matters and get credit for the shift everyone is required to work. But last month’s meeting was different.
On a nondescript Brooklyn street stands Mizrahi Bookstore. The only Sephardic bookstore in the borough houses over 60,000 volumes — and even more incredible stories.
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.