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  • New Yorkers Hold Solidarity Vigil for Slain Israeli Teens

    By Reuters

    Several hundred people waving Israeli flags and expressing grief and solidarity held a vigil in New York on Monday after the bodies of three missing Israeli teenagers were found.Read More


    'Yiddishland' Brings Diverse Group Together for Language and Culture

    By Andrew Brownstein

    ‘Trip to Yiddishland’ brings together a diverse group for an annual retreat. It’s an immersive experience of language and culture, attracting native speakers and raw beginners.Read More


    New York's Gay Pride Weekend Bigger — and Jewier — Than Ever

    By Brian Schaefer

    New York’s pride weekend is the LGBT community’s signature event. The Jewish component gets bigger every year — with pioneering groups and shuls leading the way.Read More


    Two Neulanders — Two Dead Wives

    By Julie Wiener

    Robert Neulander, a prominent Syracuse obstetrician, is charged in the murder of his wife. Twelve years ago, Rabbi Fred Neulander of Cherry Hill, N.J. was convicted of killing his wife.Read More


    #BringBackOurBoys Billboard Comes to Times Square

    By JTA

    An advertisement calling for the return of three kidnapped Israeli teens is running on a digital billboard in Times Square.Read More


    Eli Wallach, Versatile Hollywood Star, Dies at 98

    By Bill Trott

    Eli Wallach, an early practitioner of method acting who made a lasting impression as the scuzzy bandit Tuco in “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”, died on Tuesday at the age of 98, the New York Times reported.Read More


    Syracuse Jews Stunned by Doctor's Arrest in Wife's Murder

    By Rachel X. Landes

    Robert Neulander is a mainstay of the Syracuse Jewish community. Leaders are stunned that the prominent obstetrician has been charged with murdering his wife.Read More


    Orthodox 'Chained Wife' Launches Social Media Battle for 'Get' Religious Divorce

    By JTA

    An Orthodox Jewish woman in New York has launched a campaign on social media to force her husband to give her a religious divorce.Read More


    Prominent Syracuse Doctor Robert Neulander Charged in 2012 Murder of Wife

    By JTA

    A prominent physician active in the Syracuse, N.Y., Jewish community was indicted for the September 2012 murder of his wife.Read More


    When Fanny Brice Made the Follies

    By Chana Pollack

    The story of how Jewish lower East Sider Fanny Brice (originally Fania Borach) beat out French singer Mistinguett to win a prime part in the Ziegfeld follies.Read More





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