Greenfield keeps two campaign funds, one regulated by city rules, the other by state rules – the latter allows donations from real estate titans.
NEW YORK — Soon after Nechama Levy moved to Brooklyn five years ago, she opened a bicycle repair shop. The spacious, high-ceilinged store …
Michael Weiss, owner of RSBY NY Builders, is alleged to have ignored workers’ request for more safety measures at a Brooklyn construction site.
Herman Epstein, the owner of more than 100 properties, was nailed for bribing buildings inspectors and illegally threatening tenants.
The park will be throwing a weekend festival to celebrate the life of its namesake, the Jewish Beastie Boys rapper.
— An unidentified man started a fire in a Jewish school’s bus in Brooklyn using religious books he found in the vehicle. The incident from last week in the Williamsburg neighborhood was first reported by the New York media on Wednesday. The arsonist broke into the emergency exit of the parked bus in the…
In addition to taking the caretaker’s wallet, thieves also took money from the building’s tzedakah box.
Stealing Torah scrolls can be a lucrative business, as the items are highly valuable — they are transcribed by hand on special animal skin and often covered with gold or silver.
All the hottest Jewish social events, parties and networking opportunities for young professionals happening this week.
— Police in New York arrested a Jewish man they say tricked at least two Jewish boys into a conversation that was inappropriate with notes in their tefillin bags. Menachem Tyk, 59, from the heavily Orthodox Borough Park park section of Brooklyn, was arraigned Thursday on charges of reckless endangerment and harassment. He allegedly put…