Steve Friess is a former senior writer for Politico who lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
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500 Days of Protest in Ann Arbor

On Yom Kippur, anti-Israel group celebrates 10th anniversary of shul picket

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In Las Vegas, a Family Goes to Court Over Decision To Shutter Failing Newspaper

Brian Greenspun is suing to stop his siblings from undoing the legacy of their father, Hank, founder of the ‘Las Vegas Sun’

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Not a Chef, Not a Restaurateur, but an Expert on Jewish Culinary Literature

Meet Janice Bluestein Longone, the woman behind one of the most important collections of American culinary ephemera

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Outside Bet

Jeffrey Pollack, a former promoter for the NBA, NASCAR, professional bull riders, and the World Series of Poker, is the wandering Jew of the sports industry. His latest bet: an exclusive poker league.

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Double Down

Flamboyant Las Vegas Mayor Oscar B. Goodman, facing the end of his term-limited reign, is waging a final battle, campaigning for his wife, Carolyn, a nice Jewish girl from New York, to succeed him

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Showgirl

Pro-Israel Congresswoman Shelley Berkley, Democrat from Las Vegas, rides a hot streak

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Full House

Michael Mizrachi and his three brothers are observant Jews and champion poker players