New York

  • How ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Shattered My Dreams

    By Leida Snow

    Leida Snow auditioned for the original ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ on Broadway. What happened next forever changed how she thought about musicals — and Judaism.Read More

    Searching for Amenia, New York's Lost Jewish Vacationland

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis

    Once upon a time, a lake disappeared in Amenia — along with everything else. Josh Nathan-Kazis travels to upstate New York in search of a lost Jewish vacationland.Read More

    Abraham Goes 'On Trial' for Attempted Murder

    By Hody Nemes

    Abraham was ‘put on trial’ this weekend for trying to kill his son Isaac — and 1,300 New Yorkers actually paid to get jury duty at the celebrity court case.Read More

    Of Egg Creams, Ed Koch and 49 Other Facts You Didn't Know About Jewish New York

    By Laila Caron

    Did you know that Al Jolson worked as a singing waiter — or how many pushcart vendors were in New York in 1930? We help test your Jewish Big Apple knowledge.Read More

    Joan Rivers Clinic Cited for Failings

    By Reuters

    The New York outpatient clinic where the late Joan Rivers suffered cardiac arrest did not follow all the standard protocols during the throat procedures it conducted on the comedian, according to a government agency report released on Monday.Read More

    Cafe Edison, Jewish Theater District Spot, Closing

    By Julie Wiener

    Cafe Edison, a modest Theater District coffee shop long favored by Broadway’s cognoscenti, is closing for good.Read More

    N.Y. School Bond Passes — $38M Boost to Yeshivas

    By JTA

    Voters in New York state passed a schools bond act that may provide up to $38 million in reimbursements to Jewish day schools and yeshivas.Read More

    New York's First Female Crime Boss

    By Sarah Breger

    Fredericka Mandelbaum rose to power as the country’s premier seller of stolen goods. The German-Jewish immigrant led one of the nation’s the first organized crime rings.Read More

    Jewish Stars Say Goodbye to Oscar de La Renta

    By Anne Cohen

    Only one man could bring together Henry Kissinger, Diane von Furstenberg and Barbara Walters. Jewish A-listers were out en force to bid farewell to designer Oscar de La Renta in New York.Read More

    At 97, Holocaust Survivor Plays Lincoln Center

    By Rachel Delia Benaim

    Emily Kessler, a 97-year-old Holocaust survivor who gave up the mandolin as the Nazis rose to power, is getting ready to play her first concert — at Lincoln Center.Read More

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