New York

  • N.Y. School Bond Passes — $38M Boost to Yeshivas

    By JTA

    Voters in New York state passed a schools bond act that may provide up to $38 million in reimbursements to Jewish day schools and yeshivas.Read More

    New York's First Female Crime Boss

    By Sarah Breger

    Fredericka Mandelbaum rose to power as the country’s premier seller of stolen goods. The German-Jewish immigrant led one of the nation’s the first organized crime rings.Read More

    Jewish Stars Say Goodbye to Oscar de La Renta

    By Anne Cohen

    Only one man could bring together Henry Kissinger, Diane von Furstenberg and Barbara Walters. Jewish A-listers were out en force to bid farewell to designer Oscar de La Renta in New York.Read More

    At 97, Holocaust Survivor Plays Lincoln Center

    By Rachel Delia Benaim

    Emily Kessler, a 97-year-old Holocaust survivor who gave up the mandolin as the Nazis rose to power, is getting ready to play her first concert — at Lincoln Center.Read More

    Jewish Woman in 108-Catcall Video Gets Rape Threats

    By Sebastien Malo

    A Jewish woman featured in a video in which she is harassed more than 100 times on New York City’s streets said on Thursday that she has received dozens of rape threats after the clip was posted on the Internet and watched widely.Read More

    CUNY Boycott Israel Vote Falls Just Short

    By JTA

    A student group at the City University of New York failed to advance a resolution to boycott Israeli academics and divest from Israeli companies.Read More

    How Rudy Giuliani Got 'Klinghoffer' Right

    By Jane Eisner

    Jane Eisner praises Rudy Giuliani for his restraint in leading a protest against ‘The Death of Klinghoffer.’ Why did so many others cross the line into destructive rhetoric?Read More

    Metropolitan Opera Braces for 'Klinghoffer' Protests

    By Jonathan Allen

    New York’s Metropolitan Opera is bracing for its most tumultuous opening in decades on Monday as protesters get ready to picket “The Death of Klinghoffer,” the John Adams opera about the 1985 hijacking of a cruise ship by Palestinian guerillas.Read More

    ‘Klinghoffer’ Is an Insult to Our Father’s Memory

    By Lisa and Ilsa Klinghoffer

    Lisa and Ilsa Klinghoffer support the arts, but not the ‘Klinghoffer’ opera. They say it rationalizes, romanticizes and legitimizes the terrorist murder of their father.Read More

    Ex-Mayor Giuliani To Lead Protest Against ‘Death of Klinghoffer’

    By JTA

    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani reportedly will lead a protest against the controversial opera ‘The Death of Klinghoffer.’Read More

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