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Art historian Meike Hoffmann speaks to the media regarding the seizure in 2011 of 1,500 paintings from Cornelius Gurlitt in Germany.

New Yorker Sues Munich Collector for Return of Nazi-Looted Art

A New York man has gone to court for the return of several Nazi-looted artworks from the controversial collection of Cornelius Gurlitt in Munich.

Unwelcome: Orthodox developer Shalom Lamm owns properties in the upstate New York village of Bloomingburg.

FBI Raids Controversial Orthodox Developer’s Properties in Upstate N.Y.

FBI agents have descended on properties owned by Orthodox developer Shalom Lamm in the upstate N.Y. town of Bloomingburg, the site of a Hasidic development fight.

Jews Urged To Keep Israel Debate Polite

Jewish leaders in New York issued a statement saying the debate on Israel in the Jewish community must be conducted with respect.

'Hockey Maven' Stan Fischler Has Love Affair With Sport — and Israel

Stan Fischler fell in love with hockey as a kid in Brooklyn. The sportscaster dubbed ‘the Hockey Maven’ has a love affair with Israel too.

IN PHOTOS: Ultra-Orthodox Jews Protest Israeli Draft Bill in New York

Some 50,000 ultra-Orthodox Jews descended on Manhattan for a ‘Great Prayer Assembly,’ where they protested the Israeli draft bill ahead of a Knesset vote.

1,000 Gather in Times Square for Aliyah Fest

More than 1,000 Jews gathered in Times Square to learn about aliyah, or moving to Israel.

?Evil Law:? Ultra-Orthodox Jews protest the Israeli draft bill in Manhattan on March 9, 2104.

Ultra-Orthodox Jews Protest Israeli Draft Bill in New York

Some 50,000 ultra-Orthodox Jews descended on Manhattan for a ‘Great Prayer Assembly,’ where they protested the ‘evil’ Israeli draft bill ahead of a Knesset vote.

No Conclusive Evidence on Circumcision Rite and Herpes

The Forward suggests the metzitzah b’peh circumcision rite should be curtailed because it may lead to herpes. It is misguided in its medical and policy claims.

Gary Shteyngart's Schechter School Tale of Woe

If no ink is bad, then Gary Shteyngart may be one of the best things to happen to the Conservative movement’s Schechter Day School Network.

New York Trainer Pleads Guilty To Violent Jewish 'Get' Scheme

A New York personal trainer pleaded guilty to being part of a New Jersey ring that used violence to coerce Jewish husbands to agree to grant their wives religious divorces.