The story of how Jewish lower East Sider Fanny Brice (originally Fania Borach) beat out French singer Mistinguett to win a prime part in the Ziegfeld follies.
As New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo steams toward what’s expected to be an easy re-election this fall, he may face opposition from an unexpected corner.
A rabbi who advocates against child sex abusers refused to accept an apology from a Hasidic man, the son of an accused abuser, who threw bleach in the rabbis’s face.
Why are Hasidim expected to greet every gawking tourist with a smile? Shulem Deen slams a psychologist who describes them as ‘dead-eyed’ and ‘creepy.’
A U.S. judge on Tuesday declared a mistrial in the case against a New York state senator accused of trying to buy his way onto the Republican ticket in the 2013 New York City mayoral race, lawyers in the case said.
As the number of Holocaust survivors dwindles, Witness Theater offers a new approach to preserving their stories — matching them with teens to dramatize their lives.
It has been two decades (and one day) since the death of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the rebbe whose influence was felt far beyond the Lubavitcher community he led.
A sprawling New York state corruption trial could be seriously delayed or even derailed by some 300 recordings of a Hasidic wheeler-dealer chatting in Yiddish.
N.Y. Mayor Bill de Blasio created the largest free universal pre-K program in the country with Orthodox yeshivas in mind. So why are they poised to opt out of it?
A New York customer service provider allegedly forced employees to pray, thank God for their jobs and say “I love you” to managers and colleagues at work — and fired those who protested.