He came, he saw, he Pope-d. Josh Nathan-Kazis offers an inside peek at how the Holy Father took Madison Square Garden by storm — complete with a soaring rendition of Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’ and $25 khaki Pope baseball caps.
When Jonathan Katz overheard two New Yorkers arguing over which subway line is ‘the most Jewish of all,’ he couldn’t get the question out of his head. The answer shocked him.
It looked like Beth Hamedrash Hagadol of Washington Heights wouldn’t make it to its 100th birthday. But an infusion of new blood has transformed the venerable shul — and others in Manhattan’s northermost tip.
Two Jews were shot with BB guns in a heavily Orthodox neighborhood of New York City.
The New York City Board of Health repealed a consent form for a controversial circumcision rite.
Jerry Nadler knew he would face criticism for his decision to support the Iran deal. But the New York congressman never suspected it would get so ugly so fast.
The Hebrew Language Academy in Brooklyn was ranked 27th among the 150 charter schools in New York City by the city’s Charter School Center.
A century ago today, Leo Frank was laid to rest in a Queens cemetery. Paul Berger tells the wrenching story of the Jewish lynching victim’s final journey home to his mother’s Brooklyn brownstone after his murder in rural Georgia.
Gothamist’s coverage and readership is mostly centered around New York City and Brooklyn, home to many Hasidic Jews. So why is the publication seemingly ignorant of — even hostile to — this population?
New York, Boston and Miami are the three most Jewish cities per capita in the country, according to a new analysis of data gathered last year by the Public Religion Research Institute.