Ed Koch’s Catholic Send-off

The former mayor, who had a deep relationship with Catholicism, will be memorialized in a Mass at St. Patrick’s

Tikkun Olam in Silicon Valley

Q&A: Tech guru Steve Blank talks about Thailand, secret high-tech, and the Valley’s Jewish moment

New York’s New Firebrand Rabbi

For Sharon Kleinbaum—friend of Christine Quinn, partner to Randi Weingarten—the personal is political

The Tsarnaevs’ Facilitators

Who inspired the alleged Boston marathon bombers to find meaning in the most violent forms of madness?

The Real Threat to America

Putting ourselves in political, moral, and now actual lockdown is more threatening than Islamic terrorism

Running With My Fear

On a run in 2008, I collapsed from a brain aneurysm. Now it’s time to get back on the Charles River path.

God’s Garbage in New Jersey

Residents paid a rabbi to bury damaged ritual objects. But it’s illegal, and thousands of trash bags remain in limbo.

Brooklyn’s Unofficial Mayor

City Councilman Brad Lander’s coalition includes Hasids and J Streeters—but can he move beyond Brooklyn?

Gay Marriage’s Legal Crusader

This week, Roberta Kaplan will try to get the Supreme Court to overturn DOMA—ratifying her marriage, too

America’s Anti-Gun Theocrats

Should rabbis and other clerics engage in politics? Only, it seems, if they support liberal policies.

The Orthodox Go to Washington

The rise of Orthodox Jews at AIPAC is an indicator of the community’s growing political involvement and influence

What Judaism Says About Drones

Jewish tradition is weighted definitively against pacifism. But does that mean drone warfare is kosher?

Do We Need a Pro-Israel Lobby?

Six prominent thinkers and activists make their case—and their answers may surprise you

Obama and Bibi Skip the Party

With the president and the prime minister otherwise occupied, will this year’s AIPAC confab bring any results?

AIPAC’s Party Planners

Meet the two men responsible for the year’s biggest Jewish event: the pro-Israel lobby’s policy conference

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