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.’
Five haredi Orthodox Jewish men were indicted for attacking a gay black man in Brooklyn.
The New York Police Department has arrested four Hasidic men in the December beating of a black gay man in Brooklyn, according to news reports.