Sabbath

Elevator (credit: clipart.com)

Upper West Side Tenants In Dispute Over ‘Sabbath’ Elevator

Touro College wants one of two elevators at its Upper West Side apartment building slowed down to help students comply with Sabbath rules against operating machinery.

06/27/2013

Estee Ackerman

11-Year-Old Table Tennis Phenom Chooses Shabbos Over Championship

Estee Ackerman, 11, is a ping-pong phenom, but when a National Championship game fell on a Friday night, she decided to put her faith first.

01/02/2013

Amalya Knapp (Photo/CBS 2)

Sabbath Holds Back Jewish Athlete In New Jersey

She has the skills, but Shabbas has left her without the scores.

02/15/2011

Orthodox Jews

Rabbi Angry At NYPD Over Jaywalking Ticket

Members of Brooklyn’s orthodox Jewish community were angered Monday after a rabbi was given a ticket for jaywalking and then subjected to what they say was insensitive treatment by a police officer.

11/29/2010