Cardinal John O’Connor, the late archbishop of New York, was technically Jewish. New genealogical research shows his mother converted to Catholicism — and hid her roots.
Police have charged a construction worker with the kidnap-murder of Brooklyn Hasidic businessman Menachem Stark. They say he confessed to the crime, which was a botched robbery.
A new exhibit at the Neue Galerie reconstructs a 1937 Nazi show that mocked so-called ‘degenerate’ artists. It also offers shocking comparisons to Hilter’s favorite works of art.
New York City has denied a second attempt by the Jewish Daily Forward to view consent forms gathered under a regulation that warns parents about metzitzah b’peh, a controversial circumcision rite.
Pro-Palestinian students from New York University distributed fake eviction notices at a dormitory to protest Israel’s house demolition practices.
Five haredi Orthodox Jewish men were indicted for attacking a gay black man in Brooklyn.
New York parents are supposed to sign consent forms for a controversial circumcision rite. Why won’t the city say what — if anything — it has done to enforce the regulation?
The New York Police Department has arrested four Hasidic men in the December beating of a black gay man in Brooklyn, according to news reports.
Having a very famous relative can be a gift for Bella Meyer. But the Manhattan florist is also careful to forge her own artistic path.
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.