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.
The first-term Republican says his first foreign trip was designed to tout business and trade opportunities in New Jersey for Israelis. It also helped him get a better grasp of the unique security challenges facing the volatile region
The California Condominium Association of Stratford calls the dispute a misunderstanding, but condo owner Barbara Cadranel said Tuesday that the order to pull down the mezuzah in the first place has left her feeling violated.
On Long Island, being poor doesn’t mean you’ll miss out on celebrating the Jewish exodus from slavery in Egypt this Passover.
New Yorker City residents love to brag about their bagels and marble rye bread. When it comes to kosher goodies, NYC offers serious selection, but here are our picks for the best kosher grocers in New York.
Passover starts at sundown Friday. For many Jewish people, that means no eating bread for the next eight days.
At sundown Friday, Jews across the Tri-State Area will sit down and celebrate the holiday of Passover. The holiday celebrates the Jewish people’s exodus from slavery in Egypt.
The recent deadly attack at a Jewish school in Toulouse, France has prompted an extra layer of vigilance in New York City ahead of the eight-day Jewish holiday of Passover.
With the Jewish people to once again celebrate their survival with Passover, a New York City group hopes that we will never forget about the Holocaust, so we can say “never again.”
The words of the diary of Anne Frank, one of the many young victims of the Holocaust, have echoed on through time and around the globe to Manhattan.