Allison Hoffman

Allison Hoffman is a senior editor at Tablet Magazine. Her Twitter feed is @allisont_dc.

The New American Mikveh

Once a bastion for strictly observant women, Jewish ritual baths are reaching out beyond the Orthodox

To Washington, With Love

Russian-American Jews get the 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue treatment

Romney’s Jewish Connector

How Dan Senor became the GOP candidate’s key emissary to Israel’s intelligentsia and the Washington policy scene

Almost All Survivors Now Get Reparations

Reparations for 80,000 more Holocaust victims from former Soviet bloc

Schindler Backer’s Agitprop

Gerald Molen, the Oscar-winning producer behind Schindler’s List, is adding an anti-Obama film to his résumé

Two States, No Solution

Ken Feinberg oversaw funds for victims of Sept. 11 and the BP Spill. But he can’t fix the Middle East crisis.

Feinstein Up, Rothman Down, Shmuley In

And Berman will have another chance at Sherman (Oaks)

J Street’s New Senate Ally

As Dianne Feinstein accepts its endorsement, the liberal Israel advocacy group gets the gravitas it craves

Lightning Rod

Admired or reviled—but never ignored—how has Peter Beinart created a firestorm with well-worn ideas about Israel and American Jews?

Brides’ Aid

Blogger and author Meg Keene tackles the messy reality of wedding planning, from dealing with toxic relatives to facing terminal illness

Pregnant Pause

Pregnancies are fertile ground for superstition, especially for those who assume their traditions and lucky charms are based in Jewish law

Many Jewish GOP Donors Still on Sidelines

Will Romney’s decisive victory in Florida smoke them out?

Withholding

A review of 175 major Jewish Republican donors shows that many who gave in the 2008 primary have yet to pony up for a GOP candidate. Why the wait?

Key Netanyahu Funders Also Back Rick Perry

Florida’s Falics have provided half of Bibi’s donations

Mitchell, Debriefed, Doesn’t Have Much to Say

At ‘Atlantic’ forum, former Mideast envoy disowns responsibility for failure

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