New York


  • The Fast-Shifting Map of Jewish New York

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis

    Brooklyn’s brownstone neighborhoods and Boro Park are a stone’s throw away but worlds apart. The gulf illustrates the fast-shifting map of New York’s Jewish population.Read More


    N.Y. Jewish Growth Tightly Focused: Study

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis

    New York’s Jewish community remains highly concentrated, with four distinct areas that would each qualify as one of America’s 20 largest Jewish communities based on their population, a new study reveals.Read More


    Jewish Lawmakers Shake Up New York Politics

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis

    New York’s Senate is in disarray after two Jewish politicians dumped the Democrats. Are the pair trying to reform Albany or just hungry for power?Read More


    Would-be Bomber of N.Y. Synagogues Pleads Guilty

    By JTA

    A man charged with planning to blow up synagogues in New York City pleaded guilty to the state charges against him.Read More


    Terror Suspects Admits Synagogue Bomb Plot

    By Reuters

    A New York man on Tuesday pleaded guilty to 10 charges connected with a plan to blow up synagogues and churches in Manhattan last year.Read More


    Yeshiva Students TAP New State Aid

    By Paul Berger

    Yeshiva students in New York get millions in federal Pell Grants. Despite harsh budget cuts, the state now allows them to benefit from the state’s Tuition Assistance Program, too.Read More


    Fast-Growing Daycare Program Can't Pay Bills

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis

    A little-known New York City child care network that won a huge city contract for government-subsidized day care program is having trouble paying its bills.Read More


    New York Federation Gives $10M in Sandy Aid

    By JTA

    UJA-Federation of Greater New York released $10 million in Hurricane Sandy emergency relief aid to its network agencies and synagogues.Read More


    Long Road to Normalcy for Frazzled New Yorkers

    By Reuters

    New York authorities have made a big push for normalcy after megastorm Sandy, but for many residents dealing with water-logged homes, power outages, gasoline shortages and painfully slow commutes, things are far from that.Read More


    Power and Transit Still Scarce After Sandy

    By Reuters

    New Yorkers awoke to the rumble of subway trains for the first time in four days on Thursday in one sign of recovery from Sandy’s devastating blow. But elsewhere in the storm-struck U.S. Northeast, gasoline shortages persisted and emergency teams struggled to reach the worst hit areas and restore power to millions of people.Read More


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