How a Holocaust Survivor Showed Up for a Vaccine and Charmed a Hospital

Mira Rosenblatt, 97, stunned nurses with her tale of endurance and hardship. “I felt shaky from the story,” one said.

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How New Yorkers Are Coping with Holidays Alone

For many in New York City, their pandemic-imposed loneliness has been even more pronounced during the holiday season.

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Plants, Piano and Takeout: How New Yorkers Are Coping with Holidays Alone

For many in New York City, their pandemic-imposed loneliness has been even more pronounced during the holiday season.

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New York Threatens Orthodox Jewish Areas With Lockdown Over Virus

Community leaders said residents have resisted the rules in part because of the influence of President Trump, whose views on masks have been embraced.

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New Yorkers Honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Child of Brooklyn

The late justice grew up in Midwood, formed by its schools, library and synagogue. She was remembered across the borough and city.

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The Nation Lost a Titan. Brooklyn Lost a Native Daughter.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg — “Kiki” to her Brooklyn family — was a product of the borough’s public schools and synagogues. She is revered on her home ground.

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A Building Courtyard Becomes a Wedding Venue

The pandemic didn’t stop these high school sweethearts from marrying. It just downsized their party.

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