Berel, or Shlomo, Raskin was a mainstay on Kingston Avenue for over six decades.
“We’re paying high rent, and our wives are scared to push a stroller in the street.”
Who is responsible for the rise in attacks on Jews in Crown Heights? And why are they happening?
After her husband died suddenly, she considered shutting down the business. Her fans didn’t let her.
In 1969, the rebbe emerged as an unlikely face in the movement against white flight.
The 1991 Crown Heights riot served as a flashpoint for Black-Jewish tensions, and continues to resonate.
New development projects in New York City have to provide certain numbers of below-market units due to the Mandatory Inclusionary Housing policy.
Two Crown Heights luxury buildings would raise area rents and cast plant-killing shadows over the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, residents say.
One secular Jewish man was afraid to go out into the street, lest he be “attacked” by yeshiva boys trying to get him to shake a lulav and etrog.
The man accused of attacking an identifiably Jewish man walking home from Shabbat services in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn was indi