If You Will It?: Steven Goldstein in his New Jersey office, with a print of Theodor Herzl on the wall.
Solidarity: Andrea Rae Markowicz holds a Torah at a women?s service in Manhattan.
Cohen in the jockey room between races.
A Little TLC: Laura Pople, founder and executive director of Seer Farms, holds Smokey, one of about 90 cats that are being given temporary care at the animal sanctuary. At left, Teddy goes for a walk on a leash.
Sanctuary: Rabbi Robin Nafshi with Monty, a resident at the Seer Farms animal shelter.
Good Young Days: Jane Eisner, left, and Susie Essman discuss friends, 70s fashions and their yearbook photos.
At Odds: Richard Goldstone, in his New York office, says his report on Gaza presents only tentative find- ings. But the document makes bold allegations that haven?t been scrutinized.
Working: Employees at Ansche Chesed, a Conservative synagogue in New York, prepare a Sukkah. The rabbi says all workers are given health insurance and wages that would meet new standards.
Up Close: At the annual kaparot event, held this year on September 23 in Crown Heights, live chickens were used in the religious ritual while protesters offered origami chickens instead.
Evicted: Rabbi Moshe Toiv remains ?desperately prayerful? that his congregation, Machzikei Torah, will find a new home.
Praying to Stay: Members of Machzikei Torah, a Brooklyn congregation that is being evicted to make room for the Hebrew Language Academy, study after daily morning minyan.
Class in Session: Orthodox women meet in a Brooklyn restaurant with a rabbinic coordinator to study the details of kashrut. ?This is a stepping stone,? one of the participants said.
A Seat at the Table?: Rabbi Dov Schreier leads a class at a kosher restaurant in Brooklyn.
Armed and Ready: Gary Moskowitz demonstrates his martial skills in his Queens synagogue.
Benefits: Vicki Compter, with Alex (left) and Max, can work from home.
In Treatment: Nutritionist Michelle Gursky, left, works with Rachel Nathanson on addressing an eating disorder within an Orthodox Jewish lifestyle.
Informant: Sam E. Antar says he helped convict his infamous cousin purely for reasons of ?self-preservation.?
Transformer: Rabbi Michael Weisser, who won over a former Ku Klux Klan leader, is now trying to win over Queens.