An opinion column on The Jewish Daily Forward does not take well to what it sees as a parade of stereotypes about Jewish women on the upcoming Bravo reality show, "Princesses Long Island."
State Sen. and Queens borough president hopeful José Peralta emphatically told El Diario-La Prensa that he is not under investigation. The clarification comes after his name was included in a list of officials who were secretly recorded as part of a corruption investigation.
The graduation of three women from an Orthodox rabbinic school faces tension from a major Orthodox rabbi organization, which has rejected their ordination citing that it violates tradition, reports The Jewish Daily Forward.
Religious leaders and community activists in Brooklyn have created the Flatbush Jewish Community Coalition to address quality of life concerns and increase their clout through voter registration and turnout, The Jewish Press reports.
The recent arrest of 13 people linked to a prostitution ring in New York doesn’t seem to be holding back the demand for sexual services in the city's Latino neighborhoods, or changing long-held views that women do it for "their desire for easy money," reports El Diario-La Prensa.
The City Council is once again considering legislation that would give legal residents the right to vote in municipal elections but this time supporters believe they can override a potential veto from Mayor Bloomberg, reports El Diario and Queens Latino.
Complaints stemming from recently-arrived white residents to Moore Street in East Williamsburg has meant tension in the community and fines for longtime Latino shopkeepers who play salsa and merengue music at their stores, reports El Diario-La Prensa.
After a long battle, stones were unveiled at Holocaust Memorial Park in Sheepshead Bay for the lesser-known victims of the Holocaust, reports Sheepshead Bites. But protesters made it known that not everyone appreciated the inclusion.