New York

New York Teen Makes Cancer Discovery — on Own Illness

At 12 years old, Elana Simon was diagnosed with fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma, a rare form of liver cancer that largely affects adolescents and young adults.

N.Y. Students Wear Anti-Semitic 'Hit the Showers' Shirts to Party

Responding to anti-Semitic T-shirts worn to a party by its high school students, a suburban New York town will hold what is being called “A Night of Unity.”

Two Jewish landlords were charged with intentionally trashing apartments in Brooklyn to drive out tenants.

New York Jewish Landlords Charged With Wrecking Apartments

Two Jewish landlords in Brooklyn were arrested for intentionally wrecking apartments in order to drive tenants out of rent-stabilized buildings.

'We Did More Than Just Survive'

Every year, congregations read out the names of the 6 million Jews killed during the Holocaust. A theater performance reminds Abigail Pogrebin that survivors aren’t defined by that one experience.

Daniel Weiss Calls Metropolitan Museum Job Running the 'Yankees' of Art

Visiting the Memorial de Caen museum in Normandy, France, in 1996, Daniel Weiss was captivated by eight photographs showing the public hanging of three partisans in Minsk, Belarus, on Oct. 26, 1941.

Jury Starts Deliberating in Etan Patz Murder Case

A jury on Wednesday began deliberations in the trial of a former grocery worker accused of kidnapping and murdering a missing New York boy, whose 1979 disappearance galvanized national attention to the issue of missing and abducted children.

Prosecutors Call Etan Patz Case End of 'Innocence'

Prosecutors in the trial of a former deli worker accused of murdering a New York boy said on Tuesday that the child’s 1979 disappearance, which launched a movement to find missing children, marked “a loss of innocence” for the city and nation.

Defense Slams Etan Patz Confession as 'Impossible'

The attorney for a former deli worker accused of murdering a New York boy in 1979 argued on Monday that his confession was unreliable and improbable and that prosecutors failed to present evidence of his guilt.

A Dialogue on Mad Men's Rachel Menken

Was Rachel Menken the ‘one that got away’? Did she actually find the happiness that eludes Don Draper? Jewish Women’s Archive’s Judith Rosenbaum and Tara Metal discuss.

Sheldon Silver Loses Bid To Dismiss Corruption Charges

Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver lost a bid on Friday to dismiss the federal corruption charges he faces due to public statements a top prosecutor made that the once-powerful politician called prejudicial.