Lately, police has recorded a number of crimes against senior citizens.
In the most recent issue of The New Yorker, Rebecca Solnit is publishing an alternative subway map with stops renamed to commemorate “The City of Women.”
As Jews prayed this weekend to be sealed into the Book of Life, vandals in a upstate New York town of Warwick disrespected the dead by spray-painting a swastika and Nazi slogans at a cemetery.
A very different kind of High Holiday ‘service.’
As Jews in New York today got ready to start their Yom Kippur fast at sundown, the city offered them one more opportunity to chow down — and also to register to vote.
(JTA) — A Jewish cemetery in New York State’s Orange County was vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti. The outer wall of the cemetery Jewish cemetery in the Town of Warwick, about 90 minutes north of Manhattan, was covered in black spray painted swastikas and the words “Heil Hitler” and “SS,” the Times Herald-Record reported Sunday. The…
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan was sued on Friday for the return of a Pablo Picasso masterpiece allegedly sold under duress in 1938 because of Nazi and Fascist persecution in Europe.
(JTA) — A swastika carved into a seat on the Long Island Rail Road in New York captured the attention of a commuter, who took a photo of the offending symbol and tweeted it. “This is a new one @LIRR swastika carved into seat in car 7170 511 train to FR. This goes way beyond…
NEW YORK (JTA) — The New York City Board of Elections has made voting registration forms available in Yiddish. The forms were available starting Monday, according to a statement by state Assemblyman Dov Hikind, a Brooklyn Democrat. Hikind, who is Jewish, said he requested in December that the Board of Elections provide the forms in Yiddish. “There are…
On the surface, the quick arrest of a suspect in the weekend bomb wave in New York and New Jersey might look like it’s brought some closure to the frightening series of events.