Audit Slams City Animal Shelters, But Some Pet Owners Say They Aren’t That Bad

Audit Slams City Animal Shelters, But Some Pet Owners Say They Aren’t That Bad

The waiting area at Animal Care & Control of NYC on 110th between 1st and 2nd Avenues smells like vinegar. The cinder-block walls are a pale yellow and sea foam green and visitors can hear dogs bark and whimper through the walls. The animals sit in kennels upstairs. Visitors must sign in before browsing the […]

Finding Strength Through Faith

Finding Strength Through Faith

Lilly Abadi tilted her head down. Her teary eyes gazed at her clasped hands, which were resting on her lap. She nodded her head and mumbled affirming words to almost every statement of comfort that the two rabbis spoke. Before the speeches began, Abadi walked through the sanctuary collecting tzadaka—charity—for another family in need. An […]