Allison Hoffman

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

Snake Eyes

Newt Gingrich has long relied on the financial largesse of casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, a Republican Jewish Coalition leader. But now the money man is facing trouble, and that could be the former speaker’s undoing.

The Andrew Breitbart Show

Conservative showman speaks at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s fundraiser

Top Syrian Rabbi Avoids Jail

Kassin, 89, was at center of scheme that resulted in ‘09 N.J. arrests

Netanyahu Speaks, but Today’s the Day

Activists head to Hill with some partisan rancor

The Top Issue for AIPAC? Iran.

Pro-Israel activists prepare for intensive Congressional lobbying tomorrow

At AIPAC Summit, Obama Stays His Course

Reiterates stance on 1967 borders with swaps; is cheered for remarks on Hamas, Shalit

Jew for Sarah

Buddy Korn, the founder of the group Jewish Americans for Sarah Palin, is an ex-Maoist rabbi’s son looking to mobilize disenchanted coreligionists with Tea Party rhetoric

Supply and Demands

The major movements of American Judaism require congregations to follow their rules when hiring clergy. A Duke law professor, a leader at his synagogue, says the restrictions create an illegal monopoly.

Who’s Behind a New Kotel Chabad Center?

Guma Aguiar, the possibly unstable Israeli sports tycoon!

To the Last Detail

More than 50 million copies of the Maxwell House Haggadah have been distributed since 1932, but a different, lower-profile version of the Passover prayerbook is the quintessential Jewish-American text

Hannah Arendt’s Draft of History

The edited typescript of “Eichmann in Jerusalem” reveals New Yorker editor William Shawn’s meticulous work

Persian Gulf

Thirty years after the Islamic Revolution made them exiles, the Persian Jews of Los Angeles are split in new ways by an old question: how much to hold on to religious and cultural traditions forged in a country that now hates them

Semi-Homemade, Totally Jewish

Turns out Sandra Lee converted a decade ago

Syrian Jewish Leader Pleads Guilty

Rabbi Kassin cops to money-laundering charge from N.J. sting

Oscar Night!

We did slightly better than a coin flip

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