New York State says Relief Resources, an Orthodox mental health agency, is a do-nothing, corrupt charity. A joint Forward/WNYC investigation refutes the charges.
Two Modern Orthodox high schools in New York allow female students to lay tefillin. Will Friedman says women today aren’t just allowed to do this — they are obligated.
Eric Goldstein, a financial litigation lawyer, has been chosen to head the UJA-Federation of New York, the nation’s largest Jewish federation.
Jeff Jacoby, the Jewish Boston Globe columnist whose 16-year-old son Caleb went missing for four days in early January, has finally broken his silence.
New York City has dropped a lawsuit against Hasidic-owned stores that posted a dress code for shoppers.
When Eliana Fishman fought for her right to lay tefillin at an Orthodox high school, she was branded a lesbian, radical, and crazed feminist. She says she was only connecting to God.
New York traffic authorities have reportedly lowered the speed limit along a busy Brooklyn street that runs alongside Prospect Park where bar mitzvah boy Samuel Cohen-Eckstein was struck and killed by a van.
SAR High School, a Modern Orthodox institution in Riverdale, New York, has allowed girls to wrap tefillin — a ritual that is gaining acceptance for women.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited a New York City synagogue to honor the memory of the victims of the Holocaust in advance of International Holocaust memorial day.
For one young Austrian woman moving to New York, watching ‘Girls’ helped her accept that life in New York didn’t quite resemble the romantic comedies she grew up with.