Allison Hoffman

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

Your Oscar Cheat Sheet

Whom to root for Sunday night

Balkany Faces Sentencing This Morning

Corrupt rabbi has asked for two years; prosecutors want nine

The Hair You Wear May Be Sassoon’s

New documentary celebrates the Jewish stylist icon

The Gentleman From Virginia

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the highest-ranking Jewish elected official in U.S. history, hails not from the urban melting pot but from a Southern, explicitly Christian America

Cantor Ascends to Majority Leader

Highest-ever-ranking Jewish legislator has rough first day

Damascus Gate

Who told honcho Malcolm Hoenlein to go to Syria?

New Ambassador To Return to Old Country

Eisen, son of Czech Jew, is appointed

The Doctor Is In

Ben Shenkman is Feinberg in ‘Blue Valentine’

Spooltide Cheer

The end-of-year movie rush is on, and it’s rich in films of Jewish interest, including the Coen Brothers’ latest, True Grit. Tablet Magazine offers its top 10.

Tribal Allegiance: The Strange Nexus of a Brooklyn Rabbi and Hedge-Fund King Steven Cohen

A Brooklyn rabbi thought he could swindle hedge-fund king Steven Cohen by playing on his Judaism. It was a bad bet.

Judith Regan Was on ‘Millionaire Matchmaker’

A special report

Mark Madoff, 46, Kills Himself

Elder son’s fate is not entirely unlike his father’s

Guy Finds Nazi, Maybe

Lawsuit could establish new class of plaintiffs

Double Bill

Black Swan and Barney’s Version can both be seen as grappling with how to portray Jewishness onscreen. One succeeds; the other fails.

Sotheby’s To Auction Historic Jewish Collection

Without a buyer, sale will have no preconditions

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