What's Going On With Moishe's Bake Shop?
Conflicting reports have made it unclear if longstanding bakery is closed or renovating.
Updated: Mar 20, 2019 1:40 PM
Where To Eat The City's Best Hamentashen In Celebration Of Purim
There are classic poppy, apricot and prune flavors, with some bakeries even offering savory cookies as well.
Updated: Mar 2, 2017 3:56 PM
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30 Photos Of Williamsburg Jews Rocking Festive Purim Costumes
South Williamsburg Purim street style.
Updated: Mar 17, 2014 2:26 PM
How To Eat And Drink Like A Jew On Purim
You've only got about six hours left before the Chabad folks put the free liquor shots away for another year, but there's still time to pick up some other Purim staples, like hamantaschen.
Updated: Mar 16, 2014 2:26 PM
Daily Show's Jon Stewart Skewers Blackface Assemblyman And The "War On Purim"
"I'm sorry some people are crybabies. But in my defense I'm an adult man in NYC and didn't realize blackface was offensive."
Updated: Feb 27, 2013 2:07 PM
Black Leaders Gather At City Hall To Call For Head Of Blackface Assemblyman
"The governor needs to say something, and we need to go beyond condemnation verbally," declared City Councilman Charles Barron, who even got Mayor Bloomberg to chime in as he arrived at City Hall.
Updated: Feb 26, 2013 3:32 PM
Blackface Assemblyman: Cool If "I Played A Gay Person Next Year?"
"Would it be okay I played a gay person next year?" asked the elected official who wore blackface on Purim.
Updated: Feb 26, 2013 11:34 AM
Assemblyman Apologizes For Blackface After More Politicians Pile On
"I understand people's sensitivities. Nobody meant anything."
Updated: Feb 25, 2013 6:12 PM
Is This Politician's Blackface Purim Costume Offensive?
For yesterday's Purim festivities, State Assemblyman Dov Hikind hired a professional makeup artist to come to his Brooklyn home and paint his face brown. He's sorry if anyone has a problem with that.
Updated: Feb 25, 2013 11:22 AM
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Photos: Williamsburg Jews Rock The Best Purim Costumes
As everyone knows, there's a lot more to Purim than just hanging anti-Semites in effigy. Check out these fun photos of all the costumed kids on the streets of South Wiliamsburg.
Updated: Mar 12, 2012 6:37 PM
Jewish Purim Effigies Confuse And Offend Some In Borough Park
Last week, Orthodox Jews in a predominantly Haredim part of Borough Park hung eleven mannequins in effigy across 12th Avenue. News 12 says some people were offended.
Updated: Mar 12, 2012 2:30 PM
Kobayashi Loves Hamentashen, And You Can Too: Here's Where
Takeru Kobayashi rang in Purim with a giant Hamentashen. Here's where you can try the popular Purim sweet.
Updated: Mar 6, 2012 9:39 PM
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