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  • As One Jewish Retail Empire Falls, Another Rises

    By Michael Kaminer

    Loehmann’s may be shutting down, but discount-loving shoppers needn’t fear: Barneys will soon take over its space in the Jewish retail world.Read More

    Governor's Actor Nephew Busted for Trespassing at Connecticut Yeshiva

    By JTA

    The nephew of Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy was arrested for trespassing in a yeshiva high school in Stamford.Read More

    Eliot Spitzer and Wife Say Marriage Is Over

    By Reuters

    Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer and his wife said on Tuesday they were ending their marriage, local media reported, more than five years after she stood by his side as the embattled Democrat resigned over a prostitution scandal.Read More

    4 Arrested in Murder of Jewish Lawyer Dustin Friedland at New Jersey Mall

    By Forward Staff

    Police have nailed four suspects in the senseless carjack killing of Jewish lawyer Dustin Friedland, who was shot in front of his horrified wife at a New Jersey mall.Read More

    Jewish Cemeteries Fall Into Disrepair in New York — and Coast to Coast

    By Julie Wiener

    Countless Jewish cemeteries across the country are in varying states of disrepair. Some 40 to 50 of them are in the New York area alone.Read More

    Michael Bloomberg Leaves Outsized New York Legacy

    By Reuters

    Love him or hate him, one thing is for sure: New Yorkers will not forget outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg anytime soon.Read More

    Yeshiva University's Fiscal Crisis Deepens With No End in Sight

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis

    Yeshiva U. has been facing a fiscal crisis for some time. Financial data obtained by the Forward indicates that it’s getting worse — and cuts are hitting students and faculty hard.Read More

    Ariela Dubler Named Head of Abraham Joshua Heschel School

    By Michael Kaplan

    Columbia law professor Ariela Dubler has been appointed as the new head of the Abraham Joshua Heschel School.Read More

    Michael Bloomberg Hails Urban 'Golden Age' in Swan Song Speech

    By Reuters

    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, in his final major policy speech before leaving office at year’s end, on Wednesday warned that a budding U.S. urban revival is threatened by mushrooming public pension and health-care costs.Read More

    Long Island Man Charged in 'Knockout' Attacks

    By JTA

    A suburban New York City man was arrested for allegedly assaulting seven men in so-called knockout game attacks.Read More

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