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  • 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

    Eli Wallach, Versatile Hollywood Star, Dies at 98

    By Bill Trott

    Eli Wallach, an early practitioner of method acting who made a lasting impression as the scuzzy bandit Tuco in “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”, died on Tuesday at the age of 98, the New York Times reported.Read More

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