A non-Jewish custodian was arrested in the stabbing of a 35-year-old Jewish man inside a synagogue in Kiryas Joel, a Hasidic village in New York State.
A creepy Upper West Side landlord has for the second time been charged with filming women without their permission in their apartments.
A group of New York City rabbis is urging Mayor Bill de Blasio to have the city pay for security at parochial schools.
The Muslim store employee who saved 15 French Jews during the terrorist attack on a kosher supermarket was honored in New York.
The New York City Board of Health may waive a consent form for a controversial circumcision rite.
A federal judge ordered two New York municipalities in the Catskills foothills to face a lawsuit accusing them of discriminating against Hasidic Jews by trying to stop them from moving in.
Dustin Fleischer is one of the nation’s top young boxers. He’s also the grandson of a Holocaust survivor who credits his family’s spirit of resistance with giving him ‘so much strength in the ring.’
Another Jewish social service agency has replaced FEGS as New York City’s largest social service group.
Jewish leaders are joining a push to get New York to fund security guards at religious schools, including yeshivas. The City Council overwhelmingly backs the $50 million plan but Mayor Bill de Blasio is non-committal and police say it’s not necessary.
As Orthodox Jewish communities grow, they will learn that their political power can be used for good or ill. Ari Hart says what has happened in the East Ramapo school district clearly crosses a moral line.