Judge Gives Go-Ahead To Ultra-Orthodox Ritual Chicken Slaughter
A group hoped to get a cease-and-desist against the ritual, which they considered a public nuisance and health hazard.
Updated: Sep 15, 2015 3:28 PM
Ex-Hasid Who Jumped Off Roof Receives Traditional Orthodox Funeral From Family Who Shunned Her
"I hope to be an inspiration for others who leave," Mayer wrote on Facebook in March. "It's been 5 years and I've made it!"
Updated: Jul 22, 2015 11:11 AM
Woman Jumps To Her Death From 230 Fifth Rooftop Bar, Others Keep Drinking
The woman appears to be an ex-Hasid who was part of a support group for people who leave NYC's insular ultra-Orthodox community.
Updated: Jul 21, 2015 3:34 PM
[UPDATED] 'Knockout' Attack Victim Actually Just Fell Down
The Hasidic tourist who claimed he was attacked in Borough Park early Tuesday morning has recanted his story, according to police.
Updated: Mar 27, 2014 5:59 PM
Hasidic Tourist Attacked In Brooklyn In Possible Hate Crime
The 65-year-old Hasidic man was attacked in Borough Park early Tuesday morning, and police are investigated the assault as a possible hate crime.
Updated: Mar 26, 2014 1:57 PM
Video: Enraged Ultra-Orthodox Jews Accuse TLC Of Racism, Nazism, Kristallnacht
You know who else hated unlicensed livery cabs?
Updated: Jan 21, 2014 1:01 PM
Arts & Entertainment
Ask A Native New Yorker: How Should I Interact With Ultra-Orthodox Jews?
This week's question comes from a South Williamsburg resident who's unsure how he should interact with the local ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.
Updated: Oct 25, 2013 1:41 PM
Raffle Tickets-For-Votes Scheme Benefits Brooklyn DA, Whose Job Is To Investigate It
"This raffle has been going on for years. Everybody knows about it, but no one is going to put a stop to it."
Updated: Sep 10, 2013 6:16 PM
Ultra-Orthodox Williamsburg Jews Promise A Chance At Cash For Votes
A vote gets you into a raffle boasting $250 cash prizes and gift certificates.
Updated: Sep 10, 2013 6:17 PM
Minority Groups: NYC Is Letting Hasids Shut Us Out Of Brooklyn Housing
"In the past few months, apartments are being rented and sold strictly to Hasidic residents—what we've been arguing the past few years is now coming to life."
Updated: May 12, 2013 2:38 PM
Will Williamsburg's Hasidic Community Buy The Marcy Ave Armory?
The Armory, which is owned by the state and was once used by the National Guard, has been vacant since 2011.
Updated: Apr 12, 2013 2:35 PM
Arts & Entertainment
Spider-Man Won't Ruin Passover In Williamsburg After All
But just wait until Emma Stone shows up.
Updated: Mar 19, 2013 7:01 PM
Back To Top