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Orthodox Jews

  1. the city politic
    The Fight to Make Sure Yeshiva Schools Provide a Secular Education, TooThe state hasn’t been ensuring children at religious schools receive an adequate secular education. A new court order could change that.
  2. the city politic
    “We Are At War”: Heshy Tischler Is Not Done Stirring Up Orthodox BrooklynBorough Park’s most visible agitator may be arrested on Monday. His response: “You just wait for round two.”
  3. covid-19
    A Brooklyn Protest Against Lockdown Measures Turns ViolentAt a mask-burning in Borough Park, a crowd beat a man so badly he was hospitalized.
  4. gallery
    ‘Cared for, for Eternal Life’: Jewish Burial in the Age of COVID-19In a pandemic that impedes conventional bereavement, Chesed Shel Emes has upheld its mission to tend to any Jewish person in need of burial.
  5. conflicts of interest
    Orthodox-Controlled Schools Dodge State TakeoverBut the state isn’t thrilled with them.
  6. crimes and misdemeanors
    Rabbis Charged With Plotting Cattle-Prod Torture for Religious DivorcesThey were dealing with undercover FBI agents.
  7. crimes and misdemeanors
    Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office Has a Witness Problem, AgainA case fell apart when a witness went both ways.
  8. oh no
    Brooklyn Pol Dov Hikind Dons Blackface for PurimHe dressed as “sort of a black basketball player” for Purim.
  9. crimes and misdemeanors
    Hasidic Leader Sentenced to 103 Years for Sex AbuseBrooklyn’s Nechemya Weberman was convicted of 59 counts last month.
  10. crimes and misdemeanors
    Intimidation of Orthodox Jewish Teen Continues at Sexual Abuse TrialFour men were detained for taking pictures of her testimony.
  11. the internet
    Mindy Meyer’s Campaign Website Combines Hot Pink, LMFAO, and Sparkly GIFsThe aspiring state senator is for real.
  12. crimes and misdemeanors
    Brooklyn D.A. Exaggerated Hunt for PedophileAs in, it probably didn’t happen.
  13. crimes and misdemeanors
    Ultra-Orthodox Jews Accused of Intimidating Victim in Sex Abuse CaseBrooklyn D.A. wants to prove he’s tough on sex crimes.
  14. crimes and misdemeanors
    Brooklyn D.A. Wants to Make Rabbis Report Sexual AbuseHynes shifts his stance on abuse among ultra–Orthodox Jews.
  15. online sleaze
    40,000 Orthodox Jews to Gather at Citi Field TomorrowThey’ll be discussing the Internet.
  16. crimes and misdemeanors
    Ultra-Orthodox Jews Still Have a Sex-Crime ProblemAnd Brooklyn D.A. Charles Hynes is still facing criticism.
  17. technology
    Orthodox Jews to Rally Against the Internet at Citi FieldMay 20: Be there!
  18. crimes and misdemeanors
    Brooklyn D.A. Refusing to Identify Orthodox Jews Charged With Sex CrimesHe’s citing the “very tight-knit and insular” nature of the community.
  19. kids today
    Orthodox Jewish Teenagers Drinking Like TeenagersThey call it “shul-hopping.”
  20. Brooklyn D.A.: 85 Orthodox Sexual Abusers ArrestedSo far, 117 victims identified.
  21. sex sells
    Kosher Sex Toy Site Is Rated G for the PiousIt used to be hard for an Orthodox Jew to find a vibrator. No longer!