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It’s been 11 months since synagogues in and around Riverdale were terrorized by a serial vandal who some described as quite angry after seeing him in released security camera footage. more
Alessandra Biaggi's campaign for a spot in New York's congressional delegation is just 24 hours old. However, she's already received a high-profile, yet not unexpected, endorsement — Jamaal Bowman. more
Riverdale Temple is about to say goodbye to one of its spiritual leaders after a decade of service. Cantor Inbal Sharett-Singer is set to become the new senior cantor at Temple Israel in Minneapolis. Rabbi Tom Gardner and synagogue president Ronna Weber broke the news to the Riverdale Temple congregation just this past week. more
A grand jury has indicted a 30-year-old Whitehall man on multiple charges — including criminal mischief and hate crimes — over a vandalism spree last spring that targeted several Riverdale-area synagogues. more
How can religious people come together and celebrate during a global pandemic? That’s a question Jewish communities all over the world are wrestling with for the second straight year as the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur approach. And the Jewish community in this part of the Bronx is no exception. more
Apartments are getting cheaper in Highbridge and Morris Heights, but more expensive in Riverdale as the borough’s average rent crept up from $2,012 in April to $2,026 last month. more
When Leo Shliselberg first met Rita in 1950, he felt he already knew her. Leo’s friend at work in Tel Aviv, Israel, talked about her family incessantly, and Rita’s upbringing and religious background stood out to him.  more
Nursing and similar majors are among some of the most popular at the College of Mount Saint Vincent. And the college recently appointed someone new to lead those programs. more
As a young boy, Charles Moerdler remembers the bombs Nazis dropped night after night on London during their World War II blitzkrieg. Now, well into his 80s, he never thought he’d have to experience such terror again. more
Sometimes it feels like a Hallmark holiday, but Mother’s Day remains a really meaningful event for many — especially moms. It’s a day when moms are appreciated for sacrifices they made, and the overall hard work it takes to raise children. more
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