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.
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.
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.
Where is the Forward spending its summer vacation? We asked staff members to write about their plans — from Utah to a picturesque island off the coast of Brooklyn.
The mother of a New York boy missing since 1979 took the witness stand in the trial of his accused murderer on Tuesday, telling the jury that she has avoided the courtroom out of fear the descriptions of the crime would leave her sleepless.
Two New York Jewish cultural organizations are expected to sign a partnership agreement that could lead to a merger.
Breaking up, as the classic song notes, is generally hard to do. But in the Orthodox community, divorce can be particularly trying, especially for women.
With ‘Mad Men’ set to resume its final season, Anne Cohen spoke to creator Matthew Weiner about what comes next, what he kept from the set, and the Jewish storyline on the show.
The fire that killed seven Brooklyn children over Shabbat provoked another blaze — the heated and sometimes cruel attacks against the whole ultra-Orthodox way of life.
The funeral of seven Orthodox children who perished in one of New York’s deadliest fires in years drew a sea of mourners to Brooklyn.