If you have been following the story of Nechemya Weberman, an Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man accused of being a child molester, you might have thought that it sounds all too familiar. Weberman, 53, had been working as an unlicensed therapist in the uber-insular community. One of his patients, a young g ... More >>
Its organizer sits in jail for raping his daughter. And the parade of his sympathizers marches on.
This week in the Voice, Victoria Bekiempis tells the sordid tale of Juan Cáceres, founder of the Spanish Harlem nonprofit CECOMEX. Cáceres is revered by many in his community as an exemplary leader, even after "being convicted of second-degree rape -- of his own daughter, from the time she ... More >>
Today in El Diario, that newspaper at your bodega you always wondered about... Beauty Salon Queens Washington Heights isn't just known for its bachata and meringue music, reports the Spanish-language daily -- it's also known for its vibrant commerce, especially its booming beauty salon indu ... More >>