It was tempting to ignore that Christopher Bollyn was speaking locally. But I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to see him in person.
A plan for a nine-story condo and community center adjacent to Shearith Israel, the venerable Sephardic congregation on Manhattan’s upper West Side, was shot down by a local community board.
NEW YORK (JTA) — Muslim and Jewish students rallied with lawmakers in support of a bill that would provide kosher and halal food options at New York City public schools. “The cost is limited compared to having a healthy meal, allowing students to eat and to be able to perform,” said State Assemblyman David Weprin, a Democrat, at the…
At the time Deitsch attempted to shut the elder care facility down it was home to many Jewish residents, including one Holocaust survivor.
(JTA) — Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver can stay out of prison on bail while appealing his conviction, a federal judge ruled Thursday in a decision that suggested a possible reversal of his November corruption conviction. According to federal law, a judge should allow a defendant to stay out of prison on bail during an…
Anti-Semitism is “alive and well,” declared Bill de Blasio to the congregants of Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton Beach.
The Trump family consistently hid its German ancestry from customers and investors, according to an article in The New York Times.
Ariana Siegel explains why leaders in the Jewish community need to stand up to injustice happening mostly in non-Jewish communities.
The gentrification of Crown Heights is an ill that impacts the entire neighborhood — including Hasidic Jews, Mordechai Lightstone writes.
Two Hasidic men are challenging the clause in their plea deal that says their community service must take place in a ‘culturally diverse neighborhood.’