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Little-Known Hasidic Sect Emerges as Political Powerbroker in Mayor's Race

The Hasidic sect of Aroni Jews have emerged as a powerhouse, propelling de Blasio to a primary win.

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Brooklyn Teacher Arrested for Sex Crimes Against Teen Boys, Police Say

Yoel Malik, 33, was charged with sexual abuse and criminal sex acts, among other crimes, police said.

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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.

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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.

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Orthodox Counselor Sentenced to 103 Years in Prison for Sex Abuse

Satmar leader Nechemya Weberman was sentenced to 103 years in prison for sexually assaulting a girl.

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.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Man Indicted on Charges of Tossing Bleach Into Rabbi's Face

A Hasidic fishmonger was indicted on charges of assaulting an outspoken Brooklyn rabbi in Williamsburg.

Williamsburg »

Orthodox Counselor Convicted of Sexually Abusing 12-Year-Old Girl

Nechemya Weberman was convicted on charges he sexually abused a girl he counseled.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Lawyer for Accused Orthodox Sex Abuser Likens Case to Salem Witch Trials

Nechemya Weberman, 54, was charged with sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl.

Downtown Brooklyn »

School Forced Girl into Counseling with Accused Molester, Prosecutors Say

The "top man" at an Hasidic girls school is Nechemya Weberman's cousin.

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.

Crown Heights »

Boyfriend of Alleged Orthodox Abuse Victim Says He's Been Threatened

Hershy Deutsch says he's been bullied by backers of Rabbi Nechemya Weberman, who's accused of sex abuse.

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