Conductor Lorin Maazel, a child prodigy who later directed the New York Philharmonic, the Pittsburgh Symphony and the Munich Philharmonic, died on Sunday at the age of 84, according to music festival he founded.
Cartoon characters like Mickey Mouse and Spider-man have been adored by generations of children, but their costumed counterparts who roam New York City’s Times Square are more a public nuisance, New York City lawmakers said on Wednesday.
The legendary feminist critic, writer and editor Ellen Willis died in 2006. But a new collection of her essays reminds Ezra Glinter that her voice has a lasting impact.
A creditor who hopes to rescue the bankrupt New York City Opera filed an objection on Monday to delays in consideration of his bid and called for an independent trustee to be put in charge.
20 years after Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson’s death, Hasidic followers still throng to visit his tomb. It’s a shrine that those who thought he was the Messiah shun.
The full recording of the emergency call placed by one of three abducted teens, in which the kidnappers can be heard celebrating, was released.
Two young women were arrested in the assault of an elderly Jewish man in New York. The attack and arrests came early Sunday morning in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Several hundred people waving Israeli flags and expressing grief and solidarity held a vigil in New York on Monday after the bodies of three missing Israeli teenagers were found.
‘Trip to Yiddishland’ brings together a diverse group for an annual retreat. It’s an immersive experience of language and culture, attracting native speakers and raw beginners.
New York’s pride weekend is the LGBT community’s signature event. The Jewish component gets bigger every year — with pioneering groups and shuls leading the way.