Washington Heights

Transgender woman who lost yeshiva job is excluded from YU-affiliated Orthodox synagogue

The Shenk Shul is housed at Yeshiva University, the Modern Orthodox flagship in New York City that was locked in battle with students over whether they could form an LBGTQ club.

By Jackie Hajdenberg/JTA
A protest against Trump's immigration policies outside Trump Tower, Manhattan, August 2017

New Yorkers rally against white supremacist group

A few days before, on Saturday, members of Identity Evropa, a white supremacist group, unfurled a banner Saturday reading “STOP THE INVASION, END IMMIGRATION” at the park’s Billings Arcade.

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