Growing up, Shaindy Urman was taught that non-Jews were out to get her, and that her black neighbors were animals. Then she left the Hasidic community.
Two friends from Crown Heights who traveled to Nepal on a hiking trip have not been heard from since the devastating earthquake which rocked the country on Saturday.
A knife-wielding man was shot and killed by police after he allegedly stabbed an Israeli man inside the world headquarters of Chabad in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
The main branch of the Brooklyn Public Library just got a little more frum. A new exhibit captures the daily life of the Hasidic community of Crown Heights in the 1990s.
Religious leaders and elected officials in New York City denounced two recent attacks in Brooklyn — against a deli and a JCC executive.
The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty is considering hiring Rabbi Moshe Wiener, the ultra-Orthodox head of the JCC of Greater Coney Island, to replace departing CEO David Frankel.
Rochel Vail has helped birth more than 2,000 babies. No wonder she didn’t blink an eyelid at helping a woman give birth in an upstate New York rest stop bathroom.
A Brooklyn baby was named Eyal Gilad Naftali in memory of the three murdered Israeli teens.