Pearl Gabel

Pearl Gabel is a staff photographer and multimedia journalist at New York Daily News.

Stories By Pearl Gabel

Healing Hasidic Masturbators and Adulterers — With Psychiatric Drugs

They admitted to religious taboos ranging from same-sex attraction to extramarital affairs. The treatment they received was alarmingly severe.


The Voice from the Mosque

Over six years, I was drawn to a beautiful song in the streets of Brooklyn. What I finally found changed something deep inside me.

The Co-op City Country Club

Brian Scott has been stabbed eleven times, shot once, sold crack, robbed people and lived on the street. These days he just wants to fish.


The Contender

A boxing prodigy from Burkina Faso climbs his way to the top while dishwashing and couch surfing in the Bronx.

Me, Myself, Sarai

The morning after a woman's body was found stuffed inside a cavity along an ancient wall in Istanbul, my photo editor told me to get on the next flight to Turkey.

Home Is Where the Rubble Is

In a Staten Island neighborhood consumed by the floodwaters, long-time residents wait, and wait, to rebuild their shattered houses.

Heretic Hasidim

Torn between devotion to their faith and families and a desire to explore the outside world, rebellious young ultra-Orthodox Jewish men are resigned to live secret double lives.

The Last Peep Shows

Times Square may be a G-rated tourist temple, but an avenue away, the "live girls" aren't going anywhere.


At Home with the Italian Stallion