Saturday, March 21, 2015
By Lance Luckey
Monday, October 14, 2013
Friday, January 25, 2013
Herman Wouk, appearing in this 1955 Books and Authors Luncheon, contests what he perceives as the common view of his being "a conformist."
Wednesday, August 01, 2012
A crowd of 90,000 Jewish worshipers is expected to fill MetLife stadium in New Jersey Wednesday night as part of Siyum Hashas. It’s an event that culminates the seven and a half year process of Talmudic study.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Angry protests by ultra-orthodox Jews in the Israeli town Beit Shemesh are the latest episode in a history of contentious relations between Israel's secular majority and the small, but powerful ultra-orthodox minority. Groups of ultra-orthodox men have been picketing a new girls' school, harassing the girls and their mothers by allegedly throwing stones, tomatoes, and feces. The men claim they are offended by what they say is the "immodesty" of elementary school-aged girls. Kevin Connolly of the BBC filed a report from Beit Shemesh.
Monday, August 08, 2011
By Beth Fertig
As students get ready to go back to college later this month, men studying become rabbis at private undergraduate yeshivas can now qualify for aid under New York's Tuition Assistance Program, or TAP.
Monday, November 08, 2010
There's a Brooklyn hotel boom underway, according to the Daily News -- with four times as many rooms today as there were five years ago -- and that includes hyper-specialized hotels, like the new, 35-room Condor, in Williamsburg. It's the third in the borough targeting Orthodox families and businessmen:
Tuesday, February 03, 2009
Is it completely overblown, as rabbis say, or an "open secret" in the community? NPR's Barbara Bradley Haggerty has been looking into allegations of child sex abuse in Orthodox Jewish communities in Brooklyn. The Brooklyn District Attorney is investigating the claims, but has been frustrated by a lack of cooperation ...