A century ago today, Leo Frank was laid to rest in a Queens cemetery. Paul Berger tells the wrenching story of the Jewish lynching victim’s final journey home to his mother’s Brooklyn brownstone after his murder in rural Georgia.
Gothamist’s coverage and readership is mostly centered around New York City and Brooklyn, home to many Hasidic Jews. So why is the publication seemingly ignorant of — even hostile to — this population?
New York, Boston and Miami are the three most Jewish cities per capita in the country, according to a new analysis of data gathered last year by the Public Religion Research Institute.
Bethany Mandel is cheering New York City’s decision to investigate 39 religious schools. The young Orthodox mom explains why we should all support the move — especially after Faigy Mayer’s tragic death.
Did a respected Hasidic educator shamelessly abuse a boy for five years — or is his accuser a liar? A judge will decide after both sides made their closing arguments in a riveting trial.
Sheldon Silver, the once-powerful former leader of the New York State assembly, lost his bid to have federal corruption charges against him dismissed on Friday for the second time.
New York Sen. Chuck Schumer was not actually in New York on Wednesday, but the Democrat’s influence on the fate of the Iran deal loomed large when several thousand people descended on Times Square to protest the agreement.
UJA-Federation of New York raised $207.8 million in its recently completed fiscal year, nearly a 10 percent increase over last year.
At New York’s Pride parade, a fringe Orthodox group paid Mexican laborers to dress like Jews and hold up anti-gay signs. There’s a name for that, Sigal Samuel writes. It’s called ethnic drag.
A Jewish group hired protesters to picket the gay pride parade in New York on Sunday, the New York Times reported.