State Picks Hasidic Village Of Kiryas Joel To Lead Annexation RequestThe New York state environmental commissioner on Wednesday chose the Orange County Hasidic Jewish village of Kiryas Joel to lead the review of its request to annex roughly 500 acres of adjacent land.
Orthodox Rabbis Charged In Religious Divorce PlotFour Orthodox Jewish rabbis and one of their sons conspired to kidnap and force Jewish men into granting their wives religious divorces, according to a federal indictment handed up on Thursday.
Health Warning: Measles Diagnosed In Rockland County ChildAn 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.
Person Of Interest Identified In Fires That Destroyed Jewish Religious ItemsPolice released photos of a person of interest Tuesday night in the burning of a dozen sacred Jewish religious symbols in Brooklyn over two days.
Passover Bread-Dumping Notice Upsets Some In BrooklynSome 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.
Over 1,000 Bags Filled With Jewish Religious Items Piled Up Along NJ Road Court papers show the bags were illegally buried at the location, but recently were dug up after a judge ordered the rabbi responsible to remove them.
Brooklyn Orthodox Leader's Defense Attorney Seeks To Discredit Sex Abuse Victim's ClaimsDefense lawyer Michael Farkus suggested that the now-17-year-old accuser who said the counselor sexually abused her for three years made it all up.
Ultra-Orthodox Paper Erases Hillary Clinton From Iconic Situation Room PhotoSomething's a bit different about Brooklyn-based Ultra-orthodox Jewish newspaper Der Tzitung's coverage of the death of Osama bin Laden.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Believes NY Legislature Could Pass Gay Marriage This YearGov. Andrew Cuomo, closely allied with the Senate Republican majority that once blocked gay marriage, said he's now optimistic it will be legalized in New York.
Sabbath Holds Back Jewish Athlete In New JerseyShe has the skills, but Shabbas has left her without the scores.
Police ID Man Accused Of Shooting Jewish PatrolFour members of the Shomrim, a Jewish community patrol group, were shot during a struggle to wrestle a gun from a man they say was exposing himself to children.