In the Satmar Hasidic community of Kiryas Joel in upstate New York, they host the largest Lag BaOmer outside of Israel.
Yes, there were breadsticks.
Despite heavy rain, New Yorkers still marched up 5th Avenue this past weekend in the Celebrate Israel Parade. Memorable moments included a teacher scolding students for having wet shirts, anti-Zionist protestors, and a old lady flipping off the cops.
Local news outlets recently reported that the Guardian Angels are "back on patrol" of the city's trains in an attempt to fight crime. Or, as a veteran Angel told me while I spent a day shadowing the crew, "We never left."
Whereas the internet is flooded with countless Sanders memes, the crowd at New York's #MarchForBernie rally this weekend turned the URL love into IRL campaign props, mostly through handmade signs.
In the aftermath of Winter Storm Jonas I toured Brooklyn and Manhattan to see how the boroughs had held up.
Photographer Jackson Krule went out during the historic blizzard and shot the New Yorkers who explored the city during the storm.
The avant-garde artist's frigid outdoor performance drew a mass of bundled-up New Yorkers and their butt-sniffing companions.
It was just as crowded and nerdy as you would expect.
"Look, it's a Minion!" "That's Pikachu, Dad..."