By Allison Yarrow
Nechemya Weberman and His Devoted Wife
When Nechemya Weberman was found guilty and was sentenced to 103 years in prison for repeatedly raping a girl who he was supposed to be counseling, most thought the grisly tale was over. This was a record sentence for a Hasidic man convicted in a Brooklyn courtroom. The counselor had fallen, and his cloistered Satmar…
Wanted: A Gospel Worth Following
The Gospel of Anarchy By Justin Taylor Harper Perennial, 256 pages, $13.99 For many, college is a first sip of freedom, but for the characters in Justin Taylor’s debut novel, college is an incarnation of the evil machine against which they were born to rebel. “The Gospel of Anarchy,” is set in the inland swamp…
Mrs. Hugh Jackman Madoff?
As the government talks about seizing her assets, did Ruth Madoff throw caution to the wind — and go on a shopping spree in New York City? The short answer is no, but the paparazzi mistook Hugh Jackman’s wife, the actress Deborra-Lee Furness, for 67-year-old Ruth Madoff on the streets of New York City yesterday….
‘Whose religious freedom?’: Scenes from a Jewish rally for abortion rights
99 years ago, she was born on the Lower East Side (and she still remembers everything)
Is Elon Musk Jewish?
The Buffalo shooter blamed his problems on the Jews. Tucker Carlson’s response will only make things worse
In Case You Missed It
Amar’e Stoudemire clarifies why he’s leaving his Brooklyn Nets job: Shabbat observance issues
Progressives and pro-Israel groups each claim victories in May primaries
On the Supreme Court docket, a Jewish pro-life group gets a Christian megaphone
‘They don’t care’: Why it’s so hard to take antisemitic websites off the internet