If the Reform president and Chabad can connect as one people, who knows: Maybe there’s hope for other denominations of Judaism to bridge their differences.
At a time of angst over the falloff in Jewish affiliation, the number of Chabad emissaries continues to swell. There are currently more than 4,500 around the world.
Ten years ago, Richard Joel took the helm of Modern Orthodoxy’s flagship institution. Now Y.U. is struggling financially and otherwise, and Joel is in the middle of it.
After Aharon Karov was severely wounded in Gaza, no one thought he would make it. Now, the inspirational Israeli soldier is running the New York City Marathon.
The family of Sammy Cohen-Eckstein made an emotional plea for stricter anti-speeding laws. The Brooklyn bar mitzvah boy was killed crossing a street next to Prospect Park.
Does kosher chicken have higher levels of e coli bacteria that’s resistant to antibiotics? Scientists are puzzled at the findings of a Jewish student at Horace Mann School.
A federal appeals court put on hold court-ordered reforms to the New York City Police Department’s controversial stop-and-frisk program and ordered the case assigned to a different judge, saying the trial judge “ran afoul” of the judicial code of conduct.
A rabbi was arrested at the Jewish youth center where he works in Beverly Hills, Calif., on child sex abuse charges from New York.
A New York restaurant deliveryman was awarded a $900,000 jury verdict for enduring 16 years of anti-Semitic harassment by three supervisors.
Brooklyn’s Sea Gate community is more vulnerable to Sandy-style devastation than ever. So why did the neighborhood turn down a chance to protect itself?