Prosecutors in the trial of a former deli worker accused of kidnapping and murdering a 6-year-old boy in New York City in 1979 laid out details in court on Tuesday of the last day the child was seen alive.
Judy Rapfogel is Sheldon Silver’s chief of staff and William Rapfogel’s wife. Those roles once put her at the center of power — now she’s in the crosshairs of two scandals.
Ancient Talmudic rabbi Hillel the Elder is not impressed with our Blizzard of 2015. He braves snowstorms like a boss — and makes New Yorkers look like a bunch of sissies.
Is a controversial circumcision rite dangerous? New York City believes 17 infants have been infected because of metzizah b’peh — but not everyone agrees.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin began his first visit to the United States as president with a speech to leaders of the African-American community.
TV talk show pioneer Joe Franklin, who interviewed thousands of people from a dancing dentist to Academy Award winning actors in a far from glamorous New York studio, has died at the age of 88.
Scoring tickets for Jon Stewart’s ‘Daily Show’ is just the start of some serious business. Anna Goldenberg chronicles a day-long struggle of paranoia, exercise and swooning.
The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty will seek to merge or partner with other not-for-profit agencies in order to preserve its services, the Forward has learned.
Winter may be upon us, but things are heating up in these pictures of a 1970s singles’ weekend in the Catskills. Elyssa Goodman chats with the photographer — her mother.
An Orthodox Jewish man is suing the New York Police Department for anti-Semitic harassment that he says compelled him to quit his job as a cop.