All through her career, Katz tried her best to rule by consensus, a practice she called the “feminization of power.”
NEW YORK — Soon after Nechama Levy moved to Brooklyn five years ago, she opened a bicycle repair shop. The spacious, high-ceilinged store …
This week’s New Yorker cover taps into the visual similarities between two very different types of Brooklyn dwellers: Hasidic Jews and hipsters.
Can you tell a hipster from a Hasid based on just a shot of their lips?
The first Moscot eyeglasses store opened in 1925, the same year that F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote ‘The Great Gatsby.’ Was Doctor T.J. Eckleburg’s billboard inspired by an old Moscot sign?
You don’t have to be Jewish to compete in the Major League Dreidel tournament, at least in trendy Brooklyn where the beer flows like Manischewitz.
After 65 years in business an old-school Williamsburg hat store keeps Hasids and hipsters looking dapper with the help of a dedicated clientele and 100-year old hat-mending machines.
No Woody Allen glasses for you!
In Crown Heights, a neighborhood that has recently seen lots of change in its population, an article on the Lubavitch website COLLive has sparked a bonfire of reaction. An anonymous “open letter,” titled “Take Back Our Neighborhoods,” urges Jewish landlords in the heavily Lubavitch and West Indian neighborhood not to rent to non-Jews, as it describes their immodest ways: