Friday, August 19, 2011
Menachem Shagalow was just a thirtysomething recent immigrant from Israel when he stumbled home bloodied from the Crown Heights riots 20 years ago Friday, a violent event that is seared into his memory and ripped at the fabric of race relations in the city.
Thursday, November 11, 2010
Four thousand rabbis from 76 countries recently met in Brooklyn, where they sat down to a nice meal, some kosher wine and entertainment. The dining hall was a vast cruiseship terminal on the Brooklyn waterfront.