NY Attorney’s Lawsuit Says Gathering Ban Infringes on Jewish Practices

(JTA) — A Brooklyn attorney has filed a lawsuit accusing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of violating his right to free speech and ability to observe his Jewish faith...

Brooklyn Doctor Arrested for Sex With Teen

NEW YORK (JTA) — A gynecologist in Brooklyn was arrested for allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old boy. According to court records, it all began around May 18, 2019, when...

Why Are Orthodox People in Brooklyn Not Wearing Masks?

(JTA) – The sign outside a shoe store said customers would be required to wear masks. Inside, however, two women shopped with their faces uncovered. At an electronics store nearby,...

Yair Hoffman: Was De Blasio Right?

Q: How do we get a chillul Hashem, an embarrassment, a pshiya karov l’meizid, and a demonstration of ingratitude, and wrap it all in one? A: When even after having...

New Details on SAR Rabbi’s Charges; Other Victims Suspected

NEW YORK (JTA) — The FBI is alleging that a Jewish day school rabbi tricked a 14-year-old boy into sending him sexually explicit photos of himself. Rabbi Jonathan Skolnick was arrested...

Naftuli Moster Outs Himself As Satmar Wedding Tipster

By NAFTULI MOSTER (JTA) — On Saturday night, shortly after observant Jews went back online after Shabbat, Orthodox media outlets, Twitter accounts, and WhatsApp groups were ablaze about news that had broken several...

Jewish Man from New Rochelle Identified as 2nd NY Coronavirus Case

An attorney who lives in New Rochelle in Westchester County and works in midtown Manhattan is New York state's second confirmed coronavirus case -- and the first apparent instance...

Meet Heshy Tischler

Editor’s note: This story was produced in partnership with New York Magazine. Since it was published Oct. 9, Tischler was arrested Sunday evening and charged with inciting a riot and...

Second Jewish Family in New Rochelle Tests Positive for COVID-19

NEW YORK — Members of a second Jewish family from Westchester have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of New York cases to 11. Ten of...

770 Reopens With Lots of Dancing, Little Distancing

BY SHIRA HANAU (JTA) – It closed with dancing and it reopened with dancing. The main Chabad synagogue at 770 Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn reopened to a large crowd Monday, more than...
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