New York is home to hundreds of thousands of Russian-speaking Jews, but try finding a kosher restaurant that specializes in classic Russian fare.
Ted Cruz is a passionate evangelical Christian who loves Israel and its people, so of course he visited a matzo-making factory.
An 82-year-old Jewish woman from Brighton Beach, Brooklyn was forced to swear on a Jewish bible that she wouldn’t call the police on her alleged rapist and physical attacker.
What does it mean to be an American Jew? Artists Alina and Jeff Bliumis’ new book explores the concept of identity, one selfie at a time.
New York beachgoers were stunned over the weekend when a plane flew overhead trailing a banner bearing a swastika.
Russians don’t speak highly of Brighton Beach, the seaside enclave in Brooklyn where Samantha Shokin spent many of her formative years.
Brooklyn’s Sea Gate community is more vulnerable to Sandy-style devastation than ever. So why did the neighborhood turn down a chance to protect itself?
Hurricane Sandy teamed up with a wobbly economy to devastate Brooklyn’s Brighton Beach. Even a year later, the Jewish neighborhood is struggling to get back on its feet.
Six months after Hurricane Sandy, one Brighton Beach nursing home is finally welcoming back the 180 residents who call it home.
President Obama carried New York City by a more than 4-1 margin. So where did he lose badly? In a handful of heavily Orthodox precincts.