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Four Young Students Arrested in Alleged 'Knockout' Attacks, Police Say

Four children ranging in age from 10 to 14 were arrested in connection with alleged "knockout" attacks.

Crown Heights »

Kosher Pop-Up Serves Artisanal Sandwiches to Crown Heights Crowd

Yuda Schloss is running Hassid+Hipster out of his Crown Heights apartment.

Crown Heights »

Hasidic Artists 'Glow' at All-Female Art Bazaar in Brooklyn

Brooklyn's only all-female, all-Hasidic art bazaar will open Dec. 15 in Crown Heights. 

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Pop-Up Gallery Hosts 'Creative Soul' Arts Festival in Hasidic Crown Heights

Crown Heights' third annual Hasidic arts festival includes concerts, films and lecture series.

Crown Heights »

Brooklyn's Crowd-Funded Torah Channels Internet Giving Into Ancient Text

A small Crown Heights synagogue memorializes its lost member with a little help from modern technology.

Gowanus »

Huge Billboard Targets Failings of Orthodox Jewish Schools

The sign in Hebrew and English hangs over the BQE.

Crown Heights »

Tens of Thousands March in Crown Heights 60th Anniversary Lag B'Omer Parade

Children from around the city thronged Eastern Parkway for the Jewish festival of bonfires and facepaint

Bath Beach »

Fifty-five Years for Brooklyn Principal Who Sexually Abused Students

Emanuel Yegutkin, 33, was sentenced to 55 years in prison for sexually abusing three young boys.

New York City »

Bloomberg, Markowitz Pass Buck on Yeshivas' Failure to Teach English, Math

"It’s not for me to intervene," Borough President Marty Markowitz said of the failures.

Williamsburg »

Barred From Talmud Studies, Girls Get English and Math at Brooklyn Yeshivas

When it comes to math, science and English, Orthodox girls get a superior education than their brothers.

Crown Heights »

English is Absent and Math Doesn't Count at Brooklyn's Biggest Yeshivas

At 84,000 kids and growing, Brooklyn's yeshivas are the largest unregulated school district in America.

Williamsburg »

Man Arrested for Attacking Rabbi Who Spoke Out Against Abuse, Police Say

Rabbi Nuchem Rosenberg, who was vocal during the Nechemya Weberman trial, said the assailant used bleach.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Orthodox Sex Abuse Victim's Family Had to Pay $12K to Alleged Attacker

The family of a girl who was allegedly abused by her counselor had to pay him $12,800 for treatment.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Side Wigmaker Fits Orthodox Women Affected by Sandy

The wigmaker will give away more than 100 hairpieces to Orthodox women who lost theirs in the storm.

Crown Heights »

For Crown Heights Jews, An Italian Twist on an Ancient Tradition

Crown Heights' shoppers seek the perfect Calabria citron for the Jewish festival of Sukkot.

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