Is a controversial circumcision rite dangerous? New York City believes 17 infants have been infected because of metzizah b’peh — but not everyone agrees.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin began his first visit to the United States as president with a speech to leaders of the African-American community.
TV talk show pioneer Joe Franklin, who interviewed thousands of people from a dancing dentist to Academy Award winning actors in a far from glamorous New York studio, has died at the age of 88.
Scoring tickets for Jon Stewart’s ‘Daily Show’ is just the start of some serious business. Anna Goldenberg chronicles a day-long struggle of paranoia, exercise and swooning.
The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty will seek to merge or partner with other not-for-profit agencies in order to preserve its services, the Forward has learned.
Winter may be upon us, but things are heating up in these pictures of a 1970s singles’ weekend in the Catskills. Elyssa Goodman chats with the photographer — her mother.
An Orthodox Jewish man is suing the New York Police Department for anti-Semitic harassment that he says compelled him to quit his job as a cop.
Two Delta Air Lines flights arriving at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, one continuing to and one arriving from Tel Aviv, were evacuated following a bomb threat.
Rabbi Dovid Winiarz, the self-proclaimed “Facebuker Rebbe” for his outreach efforts over Facebook, was killed in a car accident on an icy road in Maryland.
A U.S. trial to decide whether the Palestine Liberation Organization and Palestinian Authority should pay up to $1 billion for several terror attacks in Israel began on Tuesday.