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.
A haredi Orthodox man from London visiting New York for his grandson’s wedding was attacked.
One doesn’t expect to see a mezuzah outside a restaurant on a bustling Harlem street. The symbol reflects Silvana’s mixed heritage.
Suleiman Abu Ghaith, one of Osama bin Laden’s sons-in-law, was found guilty of terrorism-related charges by a federal jury in New York on Wednesday, following a three-week trial that offered an unusually intimate portrait of al Qaeda’s former leader in the days after Sept. 11, 2001.
Getting an eviction notice is never easy. But for the more than 100 elderly Brooklyn residents, the news was devastating.
Rabbis Aaron and Eliyahu Fink inspired Forward readers with their Jewish leadership and openness. The father and son also impressed the most important judge of all: grandma.
After Anne Heyman’s death, supporters of her Rwandan youth village are stepping up to ensure its financial viability by opening their wallets even wider than before.