Passover begins at sundown with a special dinner known as a sedar. During Passover, Jews eat matzoh to honor their ancestors who ran in such a hurry that their bread never rose.
It was all about masquerade and community this weekend as the lively Jewish holiday of Purim got underway.
It has now been 20 years since a shooting near the Brooklyn Bridge killed a Jewish teenager, in a case that sparked a conversation on the definition of terrorism.
A federal lawsuit filed by three local families in the Pine Bush community of Orange County claims the school district tolerates the harassment of Jewish students.
Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch’s family and friends attended mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Sunday – a favorite activity of the late Jewish mayor.
An infant in Spring Valley is recovering from measles and the Rockland County health department wants people to watch for symptoms over the next couple of weeks.
Parsippany police say the fire started when a sump pump malfunctioned and its electrical cord overheated.
Police continued to question a suspect Wednesday evening in connection with a string of recent mezuzah burnings in Brooklyn.
Police released photos of a person of interest Tuesday night in the burning of a dozen sacred Jewish religious symbols in Brooklyn over two days.
Painful and hurtful are how residents of East Meadow characterize the finding of swastikas drawn on the sidewalk here on Andrea Road and Sherwood Roads.
Police on Sunday were trying to find out who drew two swastikas on the sidewalk in East Meadow, Long Island.
Some in the Orthodox Jewish community are upset that a public reminder not to feed the ducks and geese in Prospect Park includes a reference to Passover.
His voice breaking with emotion as he thanked his family and friends for their support, Ferhani was sentenced to 10 years in prison. He was arrested in May of 2011 after a nine-month investigation.
Veteran New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) apologized Monday afternoon to anyone who may have been offended by his decision to show up to a Purim party dressed as a basketball player, with blackface makeup and Afro wig.
The Greenwich Planning and Zoning Commission granted approval for a planned new synagogue in a residential area of Cos Cob and opponents plan to challenge the decision in court.