A New York clothing salesman known as the “Son of Sal” serial killer was convicted on Wednesday of three counts of second-degree murder in the 2012 shooting deaths of three shopkeepers in Brooklyn, including two Jews, prosecutors said.
The biggest unsecured creditors in the bankruptcy case of the massive social service charity FEGS Health & Human Services are seeking tens of millions of dollars for a joint retirement plan serving thousands who work for New York Jewish charities.
David Wichs’ remarkable life of achievement and Jewish compassion started in Communist Czechoslovakia 38 years ago. It ended in a flash Friday on a blustery snowy morning in lower Manhattan.
The harsh reality (or not so, depending on your predilections) is that if you’re a man of a certain age, you’re hair is white, you’re Jewish — and especially if you wear spectacles — someone may think you’re Bernie Sanders.
Michael Bloomberg now says he might run for president. But, J.J. Goldberg asks, is a Jewish billionaire from New York really what this race needs?
In 1996, Asher Abramovitz, the longtime principal of Kinneret Day School, a non-denominational community school in Riverdale, New York, received an unusual proposition: Aaron Frank, the 27 year-old assistant rabbi of a local Orthodox synagogue, offered to meet weekly with the school’s mostly non-observant eighth graders to chat about Jewish ethics and philosophy, a sort of Judaism 101.
A Bronx old-age home whose board includes several high-powered Jewish activists has sent at least $20 million to unrelated ultra-Orthodox organizations. It’s an unusual arrangement that has stretched on for decades, Josh Nathan-Kazis reports.
Despite what Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz wants you to think, New York is actually the religious capital of America, Raphael Magarik argues.
A storied New York Orthodox synagogue, just blocks from the Empire State Building, is looking to its future, but says a report that it may build a gleaming 19-story ‘SynaCondo’ is wrong.
In the very first episode of “The West Wing,” some of the president’s advisers engage in a heated argument with a group of Christian activists. Among the advisers are two of the show’s most prominent Jewish characters: White House Communications Director Toby Ziegler (played by Richard Schiff) and the Deputy Chief of Staff Josh Lyman (played by Bradley Whitford).