Lawyers for five former employees of Bernard Madoff said on Thursday their clients were mere puppets under the spell of what one called an enigmatic “broker-dealer rockstar” and “pathological liar.”
Nat Goldberg grew up shuttling to Africa, so co-owning a Nigerian cafe isn’t as big a jump as it sounds. The cuisine at Buka is authentic — just don’t call it ‘fusion.’
For several months during the spring of his 10th grade year, Jack Millman had an unusual Saturday ritual: He and his mother would ride around metropolitan New York and buy up vast quantities of raw chicken.
Sammy Cohen-Eckstein was a compelling figure who died tragically young. We strive to bring his story to the Jewish world — even if it conflicts with a family’s privacy.
Willie Rapfogel’s sprawling Met Council empire survived his dramatic downfall. The charity remains deeply involved in real estate development — and tied to political power brokers.
Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was in New York on Sunday to tour her first gun show since being shot in the head to review new measures that require background checks for buyers.
Yeshiva U.’s credit rating was slashed by a major agency for the third time in two years. Analysts called the $380 million sex abuse lawsuit a ‘significant fiscal’ issue.
Sammy Cohen-Eckstein’s heartbroken sister recalled a letter he sent her from camp — as an overflow crowd packed a funeral for the Brooklyn boy killed by a van.
Two Orthodox rabbis and two others were arrested for allegedly kidnapping and beating men in order to force them to grant their wives religious Jewish divorces.