New York

  • Cell Phone Strapped To Bottom of Menachem Stark's Car Give Police New Lead

    By Forward Staff

    Police investigators working on the Menachem Stark case announced this weekend that they discovered a cell phone strapped to the bottom of Stark’s car, which they believe was used as a tracking device by Stark’s abductors. The police are currently searching for the owner of the phone.Read More

    Menachem Stark — Just Another Hasid?

    By Mordechai Lightstone

    Menachem Stark’s tragic murder somehow inspired an astonishing attack on the entire Hasidic world. Mordechai Lightstone writes that’s very un-New York — and just plain wrong.Read More

    Bend the Arc Leader Stosh Cotler Has Radical Streak — and Black Belt

    By Julie Wiener

    When Stosh Cotler takes over as CEO of Bend the Arc, a Jewish group that fights for immigration reform, workers’ rights and other domestic liberal causes, she will be one of the few women leading a national Jewish group of its size.Read More

    Menachem Stark Painted by Orthodox Media as Saint — Not Slumlord

    By Talia Lavin

    While mainstream media outlets scrutinized Menachem Stark’s relationships with tenants, contractors and lenders, haredi Orthodox publications offered a decidedly different take — celebrating his many virtues.Read More

    Menachem Stark's Suspected Killer Caught in Breakthrough Video

    By Forward Staff

    A new surveillance video offers the first look at a possible suspect in the murder of Brooklyn real estate developer Menachem Stark.Read More

    Who Was Menachem Stark — and Why Was He Murdered?

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis

    Who exactly was Menachem Stark — and why did he die so violent a death so far outside the Hasidic community where he lived his entire life?Read More

    Menachem Stark Murder Reward Raised to $72K

    By Forward Staff

    The reward for information in the murder of Brooklyn real estate developer Menachem Stark has been raised to $72,000, with his family contributing $50,000.Read More

    Few Strong Leads in Menachem Stark Murder Probe

    By Forward Staff

    Police admit they have no suspects and few strong leads in the investigation into the shocking kidnap and murder of Hasidic real estate developer Menachem Stark.Read More

    Losing in the 'Knockout' Game

    By Eli Reiter

    The so-called ‘knockout’ game has already struck unsuspecting Jews in New York and elsewhere. Eli Reiter feels himself experiencing a uniquely Jewish kind of fear.Read More

    Menachem Stark Died When Kidnappers Sat on His Chest, Police Believe

    By Forward Staff

    Hasidic developer Menachem Stark reportedly died from “compression asphyxiation,” likely caused when his attackers sat on him after kidnapping him in a van, several sources reported.Read More

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