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

Cooking Up Spain’s Jewish Past

Medieval Sephardic recipes come out of hiding at La Vara, a new restaurant in Brooklyn that reconnects Spanish cuisine with its Jewish roots

Girls Just Wants to Have Fun

Evaluating comedy on its political merit is like disassembling a vibrator to analyze its mechanics: You can do it, but that’s not what it’s for.

The Park Slope Coop Votes on BDS Tonight

Brooklyn group to decide whether to hold referendum over Israeli products

NYC Could Have Only Two Jewish Reps. (or One)

Redistricting, retirement remove two Jewish outer-borough seats

Lancman Reportedly to Run for Ackerman Seat

Retirement and redistricting open door for Jewish Queens assemblyman

Meatless Moses

What does Maimonides have to do with vegan food? A new restaurant in Brooklyn draws unexpected inspiration from the medieval Jewish scholar.

Sundown: Shelly Opens His Pockets Again

Plus Rotem wants Arab judge sacked, Romney at AIPAC, and more

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