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.
Journalist Von Diaz sets out to explore Puerto Rican food and culture using culinary bible "Cocina Criolla," a copy of which she found at a bookstore. The journey takes her through a memory-lane of her childhood in Puerto Rico and reconnects her with familiar tastes and feelings.
Hasidic Jews have historically stayed away from public office, opting for fixers who act as their bridge to elected officials. The Jewish Daily Forward finds, however, that some are stepping into politics.
A corner of Midtown Manhattan was awash in color and Bhangra music as hundreds of Hindus congregated for their yearly Holi celebration. The Dag Hammarskjold Park hosted the fourth New York edition of the festival of colors on March 31.
As Catholics around the world celebrate Easter, El Diario-La Prensa profiles a creative Mexican couple who embroiders the costumes for a traditional Via Crucis procession from their living room.
To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, brush up on some history, curses, food and other cultural stories from Irish Echo, Irish Central and the Lo-Down.