A women’s only open-mic night in Brooklyn provides a creative outlet for women who observe kol isha. But some still find the restrictions creatively shackling.
A former synagogue on the Lower East Side of Manhattan was evacuated after cracks were discovered in the building’s columns.
Newly discovered accounting errors at Brooklyn’s Congregation Beth Elohim forced the synagogue to lay off 12 employees — just as Rabbi Andy Bachman announced he’s leaving.
The question of whether a fragile Picasso painting in New York City’s Four Seasons restaurant will crumble if taken down to allow repairs to the wall it hangs on will go to a state court judge on Wednesday.
Kiryas Joel in upstate New York agreed to halt gender segregation at a public park in the Hasidic village.
Manhattan’s Romemu synagogue has announced that this Passover, it will be getting rid of the ultimate symbol of our complicated lives: email.
Mainstream Jewish organizations lamented the Pew study. But Manhattan Jews for Jesus are gleefully using it to sell their faith in storefront ads.
Phil Baum, the former executive director at the American Jewish Congress, died at home in Riverdale, N.Y.
A rabbi performs a controversial circumcision rite, then proudly tells the Forward that he routinely ignores New York City’s law requiring parental consent.
Rabbi Andy Bachman announced that he will step down as senior rabbi at Congregation Beth Elohim in Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood.