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Rosh Hashana in the Pandemic: Rabbis, Cantors and Video Crews

The first High Holy Days of the coronavirus era will be celebrated this weekend, as rabbis try to deliver an online version of Judaism’s most sacred celebrations. → Read More

N.Y.P.D. Besieges a Protest Leader as He Broadcasts Live

A helicopter and dozens of officers, some in riot gear, were deployed for an arrest at a Manhattan apartment but withdrew after protesters arrived. → Read More

Overlooked No More: Karl Heinrich Ulrichs, Pioneering Gay Activist

Before the word “homosexuality” existed, he argued that same-sex attraction was innate, and that those who experienced it should be treated the same as anyone else. → Read More

Recovered Covid-19 Patients in Orthodox Jewish Community Flock to Donate Blood Plasma

“The community has taken a tragedy and turned it into a superpower,” said an expert on using plasma to treat people after virus exposure. → Read More

Evangelical Leader Franklin Graham Responds to Critics of Samaritan's Purse Central Park Field Hospital

His critics accuse him of discriminating against L.G.B.T. people. “Just because I don’t agree doesn’t mean I’m against them,” he said. → Read More

Hasidic Funeral in Brooklyn Draws 2,500, Creating Crisis for Mayor de Blasio

The event showed the challenges that officials have faced in addressing the flouting of social distancing in close-knit ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods. → Read More

De Blasio Breaks Up Rabbi’s Funeral and Lashes Out Over Virus Distancing

After overseeing the dispersal of hundreds of Hasidic mourners in Brooklyn, Mayor Bill de Blasio called the gathering “absolutely unacceptable.” → Read More

Franklin Graham Says He Is Being Harassed Over Central Park Hospital

The evangelical leader’s relief group has been criticized for requiring workers at its field hospital to say they oppose same-sex marriage. → Read More

Franklin Graham Says He Is Being Harassed Over Central Park Hospital

The evangelical leader’s relief group has been criticized for requiring workers at its field hospital to say they oppose same-sex marriage. → Read More

Cathedral Hospital Plan Stalls Amid Concern Over Evangelical Role

Leaders of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in Manhattan were upset by the involvement of Samaritan’s Purse, led by the Rev. Franklin Graham. → Read More

Cathedral of St. John the Divine to Become Emergency Coronavirus Field Hospital

The Manhattan church, the largest Gothic cathedral in the world, will be able to care for at least 200 patients during the coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

New York City Considers Mass Graves in Park for Virus Victims

If morgues fill up, a city councilman says that New York City is preparing a contingency plan to bury victims in a public park. → Read More

Coronavirus in N.Y.: ‘Huge Spike’ in Brooklyn Hasidic Community

More than 100 test positive in two neighborhoods, all at two urgent care centers crammed with worried families. → Read More

Stirring Sermons About Coronavirus, in Empty Cathedrals

With large gatherings banned, ministers will preach messages of calm and compassion on Sunday as parishioners watch on live stream. → Read More

One St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York Still Bans L.G.B.T. Groups

“It is not a political or sexual identification parade,” the organizers of the event said. → Read More

‘Most Visible Jews’ Fear Being Targets as Anti-Semitism Rises

More than half of the hate crimes in New York City last year were attacks on Jewish people. Orthodox Jews are particularly at risk. → Read More

‘Most Visible Jews’ Fear Being Targets as Anti-Semitism Rises

More than half of the hate crimes in New York City last year were attacks on Jewish people. Orthodox Jews are particularly at risk. → Read More

One Carnival Cruise Ship Hits Another, Injuring 6

The Carnival Glory crashed into the Carnival Legend while “maneuvering to dock” in Cozumel, Mexico, a spokeswoman for the cruise line said. → Read More

J.K. Rowling Criticized After Tweeting Support for Anti-Transgender Researcher

Ms. Rowling expressed support for a researcher whose views on transgender people were condemned by a court on Wednesday as “incompatible with human dignity.” → Read More

Tennessee Sheriff’s Deputy Indicted on 44 Criminal Charges

Daniel Wilkey, who was charged on Tuesday with rape, extortion, stalking and assault, has previously been accused in lawsuits of false imprisonment, child molestation and forced baptism. → Read More