A Passionate Rivalry Between Two Women—On the Chess Board and Everywhere Else

International chess champions Anna Zatonskih and Irina Krush play the game of life to a draw

At a Jewish Senior Center in Brooklyn, Anxiety Looms a Year After Hurricane Sandy

Life is back to normal, but for elderly residents of Brighton Beach, the storm was a reminder that nowhere is totally safe

In Brooklyn, a Prosecutor Finds Losing Ultra-Orthodox Support Might Cost His Job

Joe Hynes faces an unprecedented electoral defeat after longtime Jewish supporters leave his side

A New Generation of Hasidic Artists on Display

New pop-up exhibit in Brooklyn showcases the work of young Jewish artists

Sukkot and the Single Woman: A Holiday of Thankfulness and Self-Invention

I never felt comfortable in my Orthodox neighborhood on Sukkot until I made a sukkah of my own—from the most unlikely materials

A Yom Kippur Ritual I Can’t Give Up

Kapparot with a chicken is jarring and upsetting, but I do it every year

Police Bust Shabbat-Observant Drug Ring

Unorthodox dealers sold heroin, Xanax, Oxycontin until Friday at sundown

New York City Primaries Are Finally Here

The outlook and the weather are both cloudy

My Jewish Mother Was a Communist, and Other Tales of Lost Leftists

Jonathan Lethem’s new novel ‘Dissident Gardens’ traces three generations of American Jewish radicalism

The Rise of the Jewish Pop-Up Restaurant

Pop-Up Shabbat and The Hester offer a modern take on ancient traditions

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