Adam Chandler was previously a staff writer at Tablet. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic, Slate, Esquire, New York, and elsewhere. He tweets @allmychandler.
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New Yorkers Are Embarrassed by Spitzer/Weiner

A new video and a new poll demonstrate cause and effect

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Israeli Tennis Team Gets Fined for Yom Kippur

13,000 reasons why it doesn’t feel like 2013 yet

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The Threat on Eilat’s Airport and Peace Talks

Reports: Israeli drone strike in Egypt and a threat against Eilat’s airport

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The Legacy of Mahmoud Darwish

Remembering the Palestinian poet on the five-year anniversary of his death

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Analyzing the Winning Lotto Numbers With Gematria

“Heart of the audience rests against tank missiles”

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Is Rafael Nadal Jewish?

Bear with us a minute

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The Times’ Take on Palestinian Rock-Throwing

Reason #121 why it’s tough to be the ‘Times’ Jerusalem bureau chief

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The Jewish Billionaire No One’s Heard Of

Richard B. Cohen is one of the 100 richest men in the world

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Hassan Rouhani Takes Office, But Not Charge

How to usher in a new old era in Iran

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Happy Birthday, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott

The Brooklyn-born cowboy was a Woody Guthrie sidekick and is a hero to Dylan

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Day 3: Peace Talks Set, Will Begin in Two Weeks

Israeli Knesset OKs referendum bill on withdrawal

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Israeli Strike Failed to Destroy Troublesome Missiles

Heavy weapons in a Russian shipment to Syria were missed in attack

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Ossie Schectman, Original NY Knick, Dies at 94

He also scored the first points ever in the NBA

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Day 2 of Peace Drive: The Universe Undermines Kerry

Hamas fires rocket, everything is ‘on the table’, and a secret settlement deal?

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’50 Shades of Grey’ Is Very Popular at Gitmo

Reportedly even more popular than the Quran

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Day 1 of Peace Drive: Grouper and Saffron Risotto

A round-up of very little diplomatic news

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Weiner Goes from First to Worst in New Poll

Among major candidates, the former congressman is now lagging

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Was Israel’s Prisoner Release Really Necessary?

Looking at Bibi’s big gambit and the new round of peace negotiations

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The Steve Cohen Saga Continues

The billionaire’s hedge fund has been indicted and the SEC wants to ban him

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Israeli Marriage Freedom Ranks With Iran, Saudi Arabia

Jewish divorce is back in the news

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Israeli-Turkish Détente Hits the Snag We Knew It Would

It’s never been about the money

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Does New York City Need a First Lady?

The city’s gone much of the last three decades without one

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Newly Famous Town Crier Also Does Bar Mitzvahs

Hire a royalist for your prince or princess’ special occasion

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Russia to Offer Iran an Air Defense System

Oh yes, and will help revive nuclear talks as well

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U.S., Israel Not Invited to Iran’s Inauguration

Britain, however, has made the list

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Smart and Dumb Reactions to Ryan Braun Saga

The suspension of the Brewers slugger has prompted some diverse responses

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Ryan Braun Suspended for Season Over Steroids

The Brewers slugger likely the first in a series of upcoming player suspensions

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Remembering Sami Rohr

A tribute for the peerless philanthropist on the anniversary of his yahrtzeit

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The Sins of Helen Thomas

The personal overshadowed the professional