In New York City Mayoral Primary, a Referendum on Repentance

With Weiner and Spitzer on the ballot, Talmudic scholars would say the real question is whether they’ve atoned

Secret NYPD Documents Reveal Investigation Into Boteach Death Threats

Rabbi says he wishes he’d been told about the danger after Kahane Chai activists posted online attacks in 2008

New Egyptian Regime Reopens Old Fights in Republican Foreign Policy Circles

In the wake of the military takeover, realists and neocons revisit the legacy of George W. Bush’s Freedom Agenda

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’

Meet Jack Hidary, the Multimillionaire Who Wants To Fill Bloomberg’s Shoes

The 45-year-old tech entrepreneur is on New York City’s ballot this November—but does he have his eyes on the 2017 mayoral race?

In Brooklyn, Robocalls Charge Candidate Was a KGB Spy. But Who Made the Claim?

With a chance to finally elect one of their own to New York’s City Council, Russian politicos let their suspicions run wild

As New York City Mayoral Race Limps to a Finish, What’s Missing? Ed Koch.

In Hizzoner’s absence, candidates struggle to inspire the city—and build crucial coalitions ahead of next month’s primary

New Jersey Senate Candidate Cory Booker Knows His Torah. So What?

How the Newark mayor’s adopted Jewish identity—shaped by his Orthodox mentors—reflects his unique brand of politics

Huma Abedin’s Problem: Nice Jewish Boy Derangement Syndrome

As a public figure, Anthony Weiner’s loyal spouse is sending the noxious message that men should be defended at any cost

Political Best-Seller Fuels Washington’s Favorite Hobby: Self-Regard

New York Times reporter Mark Leibovich on the surprising reaction to his new book, and why his rabbi told him not to worry

Note to the Feds: Leave Hedge-Fund Mogul Steven Cohen Alone!

The indictment of SAC Capital may be Talmudically interesting, but as government policy it’s a disaster

Watching the Jewish Community Watch and Its ‘Wall of Shame’

A young man’s brazen blog about alleged child sex-abusers in the Chabad community divides Crown Heights

Feds Nab Death-Ray Plotter With Aim Set on ‘Enemies of Israel’

B-movie sci-fi scheme unraveled by FBI, Schenectady Reform synagogue, and Ku Klux Klan informant. But was it dangerous?

Glenn Greenwald’s Sick Brew of NSA Leaks and Anti-Israel Hysteria

Blogger’s bizarre ideology sees America and Israel in active cahoots to destroy the freedoms of the entire world

Go Superfreak!

A new campaign strategy for Anthony Weiner, courtesy of Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, and more

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