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US Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) addresses a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washi

Rep. Taylor Greene invited by Capitol rioter's brother to Jewish Brooklyn

The visit came at the invitation of Nachman Mostofsky, executive director of a politically right-wing Orthodox organization and the brother of Aaron Mostofsky, who was arrested by the FBI.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
17/03/2021

Rabbi who fled to Israel to escape sexual assault charges handed to US

Gershon Kranczer, 65, eluded authorities for years in Israel.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
13/03/2021

Breaking COVID rules, hundreds crowd for Brooklyn hasidic rabbi's funeral

A livestream video of the funeral posted to the local news site BoroPark24 showed men packed tightly into the study hall, with hardly any attendees wearing masks.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
08/03/2021
Illustrative photo of handcuffs

Brooklyn Shomrim head arrested for attempted sex with minor

Daskal "exploited the vulnerability of a young teenager by grooming her for sex."

Right-wing extremism is growing in Brooklyn - opinion

As the product of an Orthodox education, I am not surprised by any of this political extremism.

By HARRY BAUMGARTEN
13/01/2021
An illustration of a bride and groom during a Civil marriage outside the Knesset, the Israeli parlia

Marvin and Zippora Hyman, 92 and 75, travel lovers married for 49 years

A retired airplane mechanic, Marvin came down with a fever in late March. Zippora, a former travel agent who worked for the now-defunct airline TWA, got one several days later.

By SAM SOKOL/JTA
08/01/2021
A US Capitol window is seen smashed a day after supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump stormed th

Washington rioter identified as son of New York Modern Orthodox judge

Aaron Mostofsky, whose father is Kings County Supreme Court Judge Steven Mostofsky, entered the building wearing fur pelts and a bulletproof vest carrying a riot shield he said he found.

10/01/2021
The Vessel at Hudson Yards

Orthodox Jewish woman's suicide note posts on Instagram after her death

Note was pre-scheduled to post • Earlier posts reveal that she had previously shared her struggle with mental illness and anorexia, which she had reportedly had since the age of 12

The secret gathering of Chabad rabbis: An inside look

The Zoom marathon was a farbrengen, a unique experience.

By DAVID ELIEZRIE
28/11/2020

Jewish day schools and yeshivas remain open as NYC public schools close

With the positivity rate ticking upward and the city’s COVID situation growing more dire, the in-person operation of New York City’s Jewish schools remains precarious.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
19/11/2020
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