Some have complained about the Greenwich Reform Synagogue’s plans for a large new sanctuary, religious school, and social hall. The initial proposal was for a 20,000-square-foot space.
During times of hardship many people look to places of worship for comfort and support, but in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy those places have taken action and played a role in the relief effort.
Assemblyman Dov Hikind said he wants a full investigation into the violent arrest of a man at a Jewish youth center in Brooklyn.
Last month, following a court order, a controversial ad went up on the subway, saying, “In any war between the civilized man and the savage support the civilized man. Support Israel. Defeat Jihad.”
Happy New Year! Or should we say, L’Shana Tova? Rosh Hashanah, the Hebrew new year and one of the High Holidays in Judaism, began at sundown Sunday night.
The High Holidays are about taking a cleansing breath and looking within.
It’s getting to be that time – when the Jewish people celebrate the new year on Rosh Hashanah and observe the day of atonement on Yom Kippur. It is known as the High Holidays.
A pro-Palestinian ad at one train platform has ignited a battle of sorts. Now both sides in the Arab-Israeli conflict are targeting Metro-North train platforms with their side of the story.
Wednesday night’s crowd at the Meadowlands was expected to be bigger than that of any Giants or Jets game. MetLife Stadium was to host more than 90,000 Jewish faithful.
Hasidic Jews in Williamsburg, Brooklyn adhere to a strict dress code that makes them easily identifiable. Now some business owners may be trying to force that dress code on everybody who visits their store or restaurant, according to some residents.
A judge has declined to throw out an unusual state-level terror case against Ahmed Ferhani who is charged with plotting to blow up synagogues in New York City.
With the bleak central Brooklyn cityscape as a backdrop, you might be surprised what a little color is capable of.
Under the suggestion of former Mayor Ed Koch, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes is putting together a task force Friday to address witness intimidation issues in sex crime cases in the communities.
The Brooklyn District Attorney conceals the names of Ultra-Orthodox Jewish defendants and didn’t raise objection to rabbis deciding whether an allegation of abuse can be brought to police or the DA, a report said.
Morrell Caterers, the Long Island company accused of violating Jewish law by preparing Kosher and non-Kosher food in the same kitchen, is now being given the boot by one of the synagogues it served.