Can those who left ultra-Orthodoxy be convinced to join Modern Orthodoxy instead of leaving the faith altogether? ‘Jew in the City’ blogger Allison Josephs wants to give it a try.
A group of doctors and patients, some terminally ill, on Wednesday asked a New York court to rule that doctor-assisted suicide is not against state law.
The one-time acting president of a nonprofit Staten Island Jewish cemetery pleaded guilty to embezzling nearly $2 million.
Prosecutors in the trial of a former deli worker accused of kidnapping and murdering a 6-year-old boy in New York City in 1979 laid out details in court on Tuesday of the last day the child was seen alive.
Judy Rapfogel is Sheldon Silver’s chief of staff and William Rapfogel’s wife. Those roles once put her at the center of power — now she’s in the crosshairs of two scandals.
Ancient Talmudic rabbi Hillel the Elder is not impressed with our Blizzard of 2015. He braves snowstorms like a boss — and makes New Yorkers look like a bunch of sissies.
Is a controversial circumcision rite dangerous? New York City believes 17 infants have been infected because of metzizah b’peh — but not everyone agrees.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin began his first visit to the United States as president with a speech to leaders of the African-American community.
TV talk show pioneer Joe Franklin, who interviewed thousands of people from a dancing dentist to Academy Award winning actors in a far from glamorous New York studio, has died at the age of 88.
Scoring tickets for Jon Stewart’s ‘Daily Show’ is just the start of some serious business. Anna Goldenberg chronicles a day-long struggle of paranoia, exercise and swooning.