New York

  • Sandy Wreaks Untold Havoc on Jewish Communities

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis

    Sandy brought never-before-seen destruction to Jewish communities across the New York area and beyond. Communal officials have only begun to assess the damage.Read More

    How Rudy Giuliani Got 'Klinghoffer' Right

    By Jane Eisner

    Jane Eisner praises Rudy Giuliani for his restraint in leading a protest against ‘The Death of Klinghoffer.’ Why did so many others cross the line into destructive rhetoric?Read More

    Metropolitan Opera Braces for 'Klinghoffer' Protests

    By Jonathan Allen

    New York’s Metropolitan Opera is bracing for its most tumultuous opening in decades on Monday as protesters get ready to picket “The Death of Klinghoffer,” the John Adams opera about the 1985 hijacking of a cruise ship by Palestinian guerillas.Read More

    ‘Klinghoffer’ Is an Insult to Our Father’s Memory

    By Lisa and Ilsa Klinghoffer

    Lisa and Ilsa Klinghoffer support the arts, but not the ‘Klinghoffer’ opera. They say it rationalizes, romanticizes and legitimizes the terrorist murder of their father.Read More

    Ex-Mayor Giuliani To Lead Protest Against ‘Death of Klinghoffer’

    By JTA

    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani reportedly will lead a protest against the controversial opera ‘The Death of Klinghoffer.’Read More

    75% of New York Airbnb Listings Are Illegal, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Says

    By Reuters

    Nearly three-quarters of the New York City listings of private homes for rent on Airbnb, a popular online marketplace, violate state zoning and sublet laws, the state’s attorney general said on Thursday.Read More

    Jewish Leader Attacked at Brooklyn Nets Game After Palestinian Flag-Grab Incident

    By Gabe Friedman

    The Jewish leader of a Brooklyn community center says he was beaten by pro-Palestinian demonstrators after a Brooklyn Nets game at the Barclay’s Center.Read More

    Hunting for the Perfect Etrog in Brooklyn's Back Streets

    By Hillel Kuttler

    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.Read More

    N.Y. Transit Agency Sued Over 'Killing Jews' Ad

    By JTA

    A pro-Israel group known for its sharp anti-Muslim rhetoric sued New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority for rejecting its advertisement on the city’s public transportation.Read More

    Why Rabbi Ysoscher Katz Left Satmars for Progressive Start-Up Synagogue

    By Rukhl Schaechter

    Rabbi Ysoscher Katz grew up among the ultra-Orthodox Satmar Jews. He now serves as a leader of a progressive synagogue that allows women to lead some prayers.Read More

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