Coney Island Knock Off

Tablet Original Fiction: Broken lives collide in the shadow of the Cyclone

Nechemya Weberman Gets A Century in Jail

The convicted Hasidic counselor was sentenced this morning

Satmar Abuse Case Ends With Guilty Verdict

Nechemya Weberman faces up to 25 years in prison

Fat

Tablet Original Fiction: Sent on a gruesome errand, a young man comes undone

Today in Anti-Semitism: A $25 Minimum

A Brooklyn restaurant accused of anti-Semitism

How Streisand Got Her Start

A new biography of the singer, performing in Brooklyn this week, tells how a penniless teen got her star born

Sundown: Fear the Olmert?

Plus Jay-Z lights the menorah in Brooklyn

Syria’s Jews, Past and Present

A look at Syria of today and Aleppo of old

Wallace Markfield, Contender

The novelist and film critic was the most gifted also-ran of the 1960s Jewish-American literary renaissance

Swastikas, Taken in Stride

Anti-Semitic graffiti in Hasidic Brooklyn excites the media, but many residents—old and young—shrug

An Anti-Semite for Congress?

New York City councilman Charles Barron is a defender of Qaddafi and Mugabe and a foe of Israel

Hasidic Writers, Plugged In

For some ultra-Orthodox writers, the tension between obedience and skepticism in their community fuels a unique art

A Jew Talks Sit

How meditation helped me unplug from my chaotic life and connect with Judaism

D.A. Denies Sex Prosecution Allegations

And why didn’t the NYT cite Jewish reporting in its series?

Barbra Back in Brooklyn?

A suggested setlist for her potential triumphant homecoming

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