For many reasons, in the 10 years that I lived in Crown Heights, I have not felt an urge to marry.
(JTA) — A driver threatened to shoot a crossing guard and a child outside a Jewish day school in Crown Heights, New York. The school crossing guard, 55, had asked the driver to move his car, which was blocking the sidewalk outside the Beth Rivkah Elementary School. The driver then asked the guard: “Why are…
Police arrested two men in connection to the vandalism of an eruv built in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, the NYPD said.
The gentrification of Crown Heights is an ill that impacts the entire neighborhood — including Hasidic Jews, Mordechai Lightstone writes.
The family of a Crown Heights man killed during the Crown Heights riots, which tore through the Brooklyn neighborhood 25 years ago, condemned an upcoming street festival to be held next week in a commemoration of the events of 1991.
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.
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.
A tense religious dispute between Modern Orthodox and Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn is now getting it’s first literary treatment — as a Dr. Seuss-style limerick.
A territorial between two Orthodox Jewish groups in the central Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights has spilled over into nearby Park Slope.
In Crown Heights, it’s Orthodox Jew vs. Orthodox Jew. A controversial new eruv, the wire strung around Orthodox areas allowing for otherwise-prohibited activities on the Sabbath, was cut and torn down — not once, but twice — in the past week, community members said.__