Batya Ungar-Sargon

Batya Ungar-Sargon is a staff writer at Tablet Magazine. Her Twitter feed is @bungarsargon.

Adelle Waldman’s Impressive Second Act

The Nathaniel P. novelist is back with a prequel to her acclaimed 2013 debut

A Millennial’s Guide to Monica Lewinsky

A look back at the 1998 scandal that rocked the White House and the country

Sitting in The Mother of All Chairs

Smothering or mothering? That’s the question artist Mirta Kupferminc asks

East Ramapo Tries To Heal Rift Over School Cuts

Hasidic leaders join public school parents to get more money from Albany

Jewish Mayor Shot in Eastern Ukraine

Gennady Kernes shifted support from Russia to Kiev, but remained a target

Congressman Michael Grimm Charged With Fraud

Update: Israeli-born fundraiser linked congressman to charismatic rabbi Pinto

De Blasio Brings His Message to Crown Heights in Yiddish

Though few of the NYC neighborhood’s Jewish residents speak only Yiddish

American Journalist Held in Ukraine Freed

Vice reporter Simon Ostrovsky was taken by pro-Russian forces in Slovyansk

U.S. Journalist Being Held By Pro-Russian Forces in Ukraine

Vice reporter Simon Ostrovsky has dual American and Israeli citizenship

Egypt Thwarts Smuggling of Jewish Artifacts

Authorities discovered the trove, headed for Belgium, during a cargo search

Israel’s Shas Party Gets Controversial New Leader

Rabbi Shalom Cohen has likened Modern Orthodox Jews to Amalek

The Real Story Behind Those Fliers in Ukraine

Leaflets telling Jews to register with authorities not actually from ‘authorities’

Sometimes a Misogynist is Just a Misogynist

Don’t excuse Lars von Trier

Russia’s Chief Rabbi Criticizes Ukrainian Jews

Attacks Jewish leadership for condemning Putin’s actions in Crimea

The Man Behind the Music at WQXR

Graham Parker on soulful Jewish music and getting instruments into schools

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