For Sharon Kleinbaum—friend of Christine Quinn, partner to Randi Weingarten—the personal is political
Asher Lopatin succeeds Avi Weiss at an influential seminary, offering a pluralistic version of Orthodoxy
Haircuts are a Lag b’Omer tradition. Some have turned this Jewish custom into a way to help needy kids.
Plus everything you need to know about Chechens
Writer Anita Diamant on the manhunt in her neighborhood
Police on manhunt for Chechen teenager suspected in marathon bombing
President addresses Boston memorial, anti-Semites push conspiracy theories
Immediately apologizes, saying he thought it was a compliment
But here’s Cynthia Ozick on the Belieber question
And Anne Frank’s stepsister says she would have been a Belieber
And a 16-year-old yeshiva student in Long Island chose today to make a bomb threat
Offered resignation after NY Post revealed anti-Semitic tweets
Eight-year-old victim identified as Martin Richard, of Dorchester.
How ethnographer Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett became the keeper of Poland’s Jewish heritage
City Councilman Brad Lander’s coalition includes Hasids and J Streeters—but can he move beyond Brooklyn?
The Jewish Primary Day School is now the place to be for the kids of Washington’s politically connected Jews
A dispatch from the Supreme Court
Roberta Kaplan took the fight for marriage equality to the Supreme Court
Delegates report the food at this year’s policy conference isn’t half bad
Las Vegas Sands will cooperate with investigators
With the president and the prime minister otherwise occupied, will this year’s AIPAC confab bring any results?
The same-sex marriage cases will be heard at the end of next month
In a bid to attract Brooklyn’s Jews, the Barclays Center hosts Itzhak Perlman and a legendary cantor
Leib Tropper is teaching and lecturing in Staten Island
Before Schindler’s List, an L.A. studio boss saved hundreds of Jews from the Holocaust. Why was he alone?
Washington’s restaurant scene may be booming, but D.C. still isn’t a capital place to find good kosher eats
The West Wing actor is the perfect candidate for the job of White House liaison to the Jewish community
Charlie Brotman, who has narrated every parade since Eisenhower in 1957, says he won’t retire until 120
The old Union Square shul faces eviction in the coming weeks
The Syrian community, long based in Brooklyn, makes itself at home on the Upper East Side