New York

  • The Magnificent Sheva

    By Phillip Lutz

    Empire State Shooter Worked at Jewish-Owned Company

    By Larry Cohler-Esses and Josh Nathan-Kazis

    FORWARD EXCLUSIVE: The Empire State Building gunman was a disgruntled ex-employee. The company’s Syrian Jewish owner sat in shock for hours after the tragedy.Read More

    Orthodox Mobilize To Defend Circumcision Rite

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis

    The ultra-Orthodox are vowing to resist consent forms for a circumcision rite involving sucking of blood. Two boys have died after contracting herpes from the rite.Read More

    State Cash May Fund Orthodox Special Ed

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis

    A bill on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s desk offers the Orthodox community significantly increased public funding for private religious schools.Read More

    N.Y. Police Eye Iran in 9 Terror Plots

    By Reuters

    New York police believe Iranian Revolutionary Guards or their proxies have been involved so far this year in nine plots against Israeli or Jewish targets around the world, accordingRead More

    Rocky Start to GOP Orthodox Outreach

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis

    The nascent alliance between the ultra-Orthodox and the Republican Party that some analysts say could revolutionize New York state politics is getting off to a rocky start.Read More

    Anatomy of a Parade

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis and Charlie McLagan

    The Forward crunched the numbers to take you inside New York’s annual Celebrate Israel Parade. The marchers are mostly young people, Modern Orthodox and suburban.Read More

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