A relative discovered the fully intact skeleton - dressed in jeans, socks and a shirt.
NEW YORK (JTA) — Rachel “Ruchie” Freier of Brooklyn was elected a Civil Court judge in New York state, reportedly a first for a Hasidic woman in the state. Freier won Tuesday’s vote in Kings County’s 5th judicial district, which encompasses the Brooklyn communities of Kensington, Sunset Park and Windsor Terrace, among others, according to Patch. Patch…
It was tempting to ignore that Christopher Bollyn was speaking locally. But I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to see him in person.
At a trendy community space in Brooklyn, a controversial 9/11 conspiracy theorist spoke to a group of around two dozen listeners about the “Zionist war agenda” that he says was behind the attack 15 years ago that killed 3,000.
At the time Deitsch attempted to shut the elder care facility down it was home to many Jewish residents, including one Holocaust survivor.
The gentrification of Crown Heights is an ill that impacts the entire neighborhood — including Hasidic Jews, Mordechai Lightstone writes.
Two Hasidic men are challenging the clause in their plea deal that says their community service must take place in a ‘culturally diverse neighborhood.’
Much has changed in Crown Heights in the past 25 years, since the accidental death of a black boy touched off three days of rioting in which black youths attacked religious Jews in the Brooklyn neighborhood.
Brooklyn’s most controversial Jewish state legislator has sparked a round of rumors about his political future after his surprising decision to pass his Democratic party position to a 22-year-old Hasidic activist.
Surveillance footage from the Brooklyn Museum caught what may be one of the vandals who pulled down the Greater Crown Heights Eruv on July 10.