New York

  • Hasidic Millionaire Menachem Stark Still Missing After Brooklyn Kidnap

    By Jordan Kutzik

    A frantic search continued in frigid Brooklyn for Hasidic millionaire developer Menachem Stark, who was kidnapped in front of his Williamsburg office hours earlier.Read More

    Ringing in 2014 Across Globe With Fireworks, Fun — and Fruit Mist

    By Reuters

    From Sydney to London to San Francisco, revelers welcomed 2014 with extravagant fireworks displays, giant street parties and, in a new departure, fruit-flavored mist.Read More

    Brooklyn's Torah Animal World Seeks Savior

    By Talia Lavin

    Brooklyn Torah Animal World, an idiosyncratic collection of stuffed animals the New York Post has called “NYC’s weirdest museum,” is set to close due to financial hardship.Read More

    New York Times Launches Survey of Hungary Jews

    By JTA

    The New York Times is conducting a survey of Hungarian Jews to help deepen its coverage of anti-Semitism in that country.Read More

    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

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