New York

  • Brooklyn Hebrew Charter School Gets F

    By JTA

    A Brooklyn academy touted as the model for a national movement of Hebrew charter schools received an F on its New York City Department of Education Progress Report.Read More

    Pulling Back Curtain on Story of Anti-Semitism in Upstate New York Pine Bush Schools

    By Gal Beckerman

    The anti-Semitism that dogged Jewish students in Pine Bush, N.Y. is as disturbing as it gets. But does the story say something important about America — or just one small town?Read More

    Sam Kellner's Tangled Hasidic Tale of Child Sex Abuse, Extortion and Faith

    By Paul Berger

    The story of Sam Kellner involves charges of child sex abuse, extortion and political shenanigans. The only thing more elusive than what actually happened is what it all means.Read More

    Hear Sam Kellner — In His Own Words

    By Paul Berger

    Is Sam Kellner a hero or a shakedown artist? Listen to his own voice captured in secretly recorded conversations — and decide for yourself.Read More

    'Knock Out' Attacks on Brooklyn Jews Probed by New York Police

    By JTA

    The New York Police Department’s Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating several attacks on Brooklyn Jews.Read More

    Troubled Trial of Sam Kellner Is Delayed — Claimed His Son Was Abused

    By Paul Berger

    The troubled bribery and extortion trial of a Brooklyn man who says his son was a victim of child abuse has been delayed — again.Read More

    Orthodox Population Grows Faster Than First Figures in Pew #JewishAmerica Study

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis

    The Orthodox population is growing much faster than initial reports from the Pew study suggested. New figures reveal more than a quarter of Jews under age 18 live in Orthodox homes.Read More

    AJC Demands Probe of Anti-Semitism in Upstate New York Pine Bush Schools

    By Maya Shwayder

    The American Jewish Committee issued a statement calling on the New York State Department of Education to fully investigate all incidents of anti-Semitism in New York public schools, especially the Pine Bush system in upstate New York.Read More

    New York Prosecutor Vows To Press Probe of Anti-Semitism in Pine Bush Schools

    By Forward Staff

    Attorney General Eric Schneiderman vowed to press on with a full state and federal response to the allegations of bullying and pervasive harassment of Jewish students in an upstate New York school district.Read More

    Dmitry Salita, Orthodox Fighter, Returns to Ring for One Last Shot at Title

    By Raphael Gellar

    Dmitry ‘Star of David’ Salita has missed out on several big fights lately. The Orthodox fighter has one last shot at the big time tonight.Read More

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