Satmar counselor Nechemya Weberman was sentenced to 103 years in prison for sexual abuse of a teenage female patient over several years.
A history of New York Jewry took Jewish book of the year honors in the 2012 National Jewish Book Awards.
Little Rebecca told the assembled congregation that “the suffering of others should not be forgotten.”
"The settlements erode hope ... of a peace agreement in the future."
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a public health emergency on Saturday, in the wake of the worst flu outbreak in many years.
An 11-year-old New York girl was disqualified from the 2012 U.S. National Table Tennis Championships when she opted not to play her final match, which fell on Shabbat.
A special dedication ceremony culminated in a friendly basketball game between kids from New York and from the neighborhood.
A New York City man who was pushed in front of a NYC subway train has died, the second such fatality this month.
A Brooklyn fishmonger was indicted for throwing a cup of bleach in the face of a Chasidic rabbi who advocates for victims of sexual abuse in the haredi Orthodox community.
Police say the two were involved in an "ongoing dispute."
A Jewish student organization at Binghamton University is claiming to have broken a record for dreidel spinning, but a student newspaper there says the spinners spun out before breaking the mark.
The deadline for Superstorm Sandy victims in New York City, Nassau, Westchester, Orange, Suffolk, Rockland, Putnam, Sullivan and Ulster counties has been extended to January 28, 2013 by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Nechemya Weberman, a prominent member of Brooklyn’s Satmar chassidic community who practiced therapy without a license, was found guilty on 59 counts of sexual abuse.
The vast majority of the rabbis of the Williamsburg community backed Weberman from the time of his arrest.
Rabbi Nuchem Rosenberg, a Williamsburg based counter-pedophilia activist was attacked and injured, allegedly by the son of a man Rosenberg had named as a pedophile. The...
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Ahmed Ferhani, one of two men arrested in an undercover sting in May 2011 and charged with attempting to blow up synagogues in New York City, has pled guilty, and now faces a sentence of 10 years in prison.
"The vote at the UN yesterday is a great moment for us as citizens of the world," said the email.
A Woodmere synagogue which lost four Torah scrolls in the chaos of Hurricane Sandy received a gift given in the spirit of Jewish brotherhood and Torah values from their kinsmen in Kansas City.
The former principal of a Jewish high school in Brooklyn was convicted on 75 counts of sexual abuse against three boys.