Residents of the Hasidic neighborhood of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, refused to help police investigating the 2013 gang beating of a black gay man by Orthodox Jews, an NYPD detective testified in open court August 30.
Two-and-a-half years after a late-night gang beating that left him partially blinded, Brooklyn man Taj Patterson is preparing to face one of his alleged assailants in court.
One federal probe of yeshivas in New York is looking at alleged exploitation of the federal E-Rate technology subsidy program by Hasidic leaders. Now, the Forward has learned, another investigation is focusing on possible school lunch fraud.
A quarter-century ago, Tuvia Tenenbom lived in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Upon his return, he notes that much has changed — for hipsters, Hasids and everyone in between.
Watch chef Ilan Hall whip up a spring brunch with soul.
Seven Orthodox children died when a Shabbat hot plate left on overnight sparked a deadly blaze. J.J. Goldberg reports it’s not the first time this practice has proven lethal.
Who would pay $350 for a single fruit? Orthodox Jews roam the back streets of Brooklyn’s Hasidic neighborhood to find the perfect etrog for Sukkot.
A New York City firefighter killed in a weekend blaze earned accolades in the Satmar Hasidic community for saving a 7-year-old boy’s life a month earlier.
Frimet Goldberger fondly looks back at summers spent at New York’s first camp for Satmar girls. Competition for neatest bunk was fierce — and girl crushes were common.
Why are Hasidim expected to greet every gawking tourist with a smile? Shulem Deen slams a psychologist who describes them as ‘dead-eyed’ and ‘creepy.’