The mother of a New York boy missing since 1979 took the witness stand in the trial of his accused murderer on Tuesday, telling the jury that she has avoided the courtroom out of fear the descriptions of the crime would leave her sleepless.
Two New York Jewish cultural organizations are expected to sign a partnership agreement that could lead to a merger.
Breaking up, as the classic song notes, is generally hard to do. But in the Orthodox community, divorce can be particularly trying, especially for women.
With ‘Mad Men’ set to resume its final season, Anne Cohen spoke to creator Matthew Weiner about what comes next, what he kept from the set, and the Jewish storyline on the show.
The fire that killed seven Brooklyn children over Shabbat provoked another blaze — the heated and sometimes cruel attacks against the whole ultra-Orthodox way of life.
The funeral of seven Orthodox children who perished in one of New York’s deadliest fires in years drew a sea of mourners to Brooklyn.
The Jewish social services behemoth FEGS Health & Human Services will soon file for bankruptcy, the Forward has learned.
Robert Durst, scion of one of New York’s largest real estate empires, has been arrested in New Orleans on a murder warrant issued by Los Angeles County.
A proposal to cancel a requirement for signed parental consent for a controversial circumcision rite set to be presented to the New York Board of Health was postponed.