A 23-year-old Brooklyn man was arrested for assaulting an Orthodox Jewish couple in Manhattan this summer.
Israeli Arab writer Sayed Kashua asks if he can sound credible writing about Gaza while sitting in a Manhattan apartment that belongs to a friend named Debra Winger.
A New York City luxury condo developer plans to create a so-called “poor door” entrance for affordable housing residents. Is the arrangement fundamentally at odds with Jewish ethics?
There was something endearingly shabby about J and R Music World. Michael Kaminer explains why it felt weirdly haimish to shop at the 43-year-old lower Manhattan gadget Mecca.
EDITORIAL: Ultra-Orthodox protests against Israel’s draft have brought the issue to our doorstep. Why shouldn’t we stand against all those who undermine the Jewish state’s security?
Sarah Seltzer hopes Woody Allen’s legacy will be part of her kids’ lives. But she also wants them to live in a world where victims of abuse are believed and supported.
Let’s remember that it’s OK for Jews to admire Woody Allen’s masterful work — but also take issue with his sexualization of young women.
The Pew study has left many of us searching for answers. But a recent discussion on the Upper West Side suggests solutions may be no further away than our own backyard.
A charismatic rabbi and new age spirituality is drawing overflow crowds to Romemu, a congregation on Manhattan’s West Side. Can it handle its own success?
Rabbi David Ingber is the spiritual leader (and main draw) at Manhattan’s Romemu. He grew up Modern Orthodox before ‘flipping out’ — in a Jewish way, of course.