Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg ramped up his efforts to fight gun violence on Wednesday with a plan to spend $50 million on a grassroots network to organize voters on gun control.
The New York Police Department has disbanded a surveillance unit that targeted and monitored Muslim communities.
There was something endearingly shabby about J and R Music World. Michael Kaminer explains why it felt weirdly haimish to shop at the 43-year-old lower Manhattan gadget Mecca.
A New Jersey sixth-grade teacher was ordered to remove student-made posters from a hallway display following a complaint that one was anti-Semitic and offensive.
Apparently it is possible for Jews to have a productive debate on Israel — if you give them a Brooklyn arts space, kosher kale, and some very specific instructions.
Congregant’s at Manhattan’s Romemu love its move to scrap email — or ‘life-hametz’ — for Passover. Will ‘de-emailing’ become a holiday trend?
How did that sugary Manischewitz get to your table? It started 100 years ago with Kedem in New York. Or maybe with Thoreau or Sonic Youth. Here’s the secret history of the sweet stuff.
Kosher soup kitchen Masbia saw a 200% increase in demand for food in the months after food stamp cuts. Now, it’s racing to find funding for Passover.
JDate better watch its back — there’s a new Jewish dating app in town. With almost 5,000 users, JCrush helps members of the tribe find their match using location-tracking technology.
A women’s only open-mic night in Brooklyn provides a creative outlet for women who observe kol isha. But some still find the restrictions creatively shackling.