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  • Ellen Willis and Me

    By Ezra Glinter

    The legendary feminist critic, writer and editor Ellen Willis died in 2006. But a new collection of her essays reminds Ezra Glinter that her voice has a lasting impact.Read More


    Creditor Jumpstarts Bid for New York's 'People's Opera'

    By Edith Honan

    A creditor who hopes to rescue the bankrupt New York City Opera filed an objection on Monday to delays in consideration of his bid and called for an independent trustee to be put in charge.Read More


    After 20 Years, Mourning for Chabad Rebbe Takes on Orderly Rhythm

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis

    20 years after Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson’s death, Hasidic followers still throng to visit his tomb. It’s a shrine that those who thought he was the Messiah shun.Read More


    Kidnappers of Teens Celebrate on New Tape

    By JTA

    The full recording of the emergency call placed by one of three abducted teens, in which the kidnappers can be heard celebrating, was released.Read More


    2 Women Arrested in Attack on Elderly Jewish Man

    By JTA

    Two young women were arrested in the assault of an elderly Jewish man in New York. The attack and arrests came early Sunday morning in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn.Read More


    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





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